CSMGEP: Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession
About the Committee
CSMGEP was established by the American Economic Association (AEA) in 1968 to increase the representation of minorities in the economics profession, primarily by broadening opportunities for the training of underrepresented minorities. CSMGEP, which is comprised of economists from all areas of the profession, also works to ensure that issues related to the representation of minorities are considered in the work of the AEA, and engages in other efforts to promote the advancement of minorities in the economics profession.
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Upcoming CSMGEP Events at the 2014 ASSA Meetings
Jan 02, 2014
3:00 PM, Marriott — Meeting Room 307
Panel (Open to all ASSA Participants) Diversifying Economic Quality: Innovative Teaching Techniques and Diverse Undergraduate Populations
Jan 03, 2014 10:15 am, Philadelphia Marriott, Grand Ballroom - Salon I
American Economic Association
CSMGEP Dissertation Session (E0)
Presiding: Marie Mora (University of Texas-Pan American)
Bias or Behavior? Using Differences between Teacher Reports and Administrative Records to Identify Bias in Teacher Perceptions of Student Behavior
Dania V. Francis (University of Massachusetts-Amherst)
Can Higher Pay Improve Teacher Quality? Lessons from the Birth Control Pill Natural Experiment
Candace Hamilton Hester (University of California-Berkeley)
On the Determinants of Terrorism
Josephine C. Lugovskyy (Benedictine College)
Housing and Monetary Policy
Ejindu Ume (University of Alabama)
Robert Reed (University of Alabama)
A Dynamic Nelson-Siegel Model with Markov Switching
Jared Levant (University of Alabama)
Jun Ma (University of Alabama)
Jose Martinez (University of North Texas)
Juan Carlos SuÃ¡rez Serrato (Stanford University)
Javier A. Reyes (University of Arkansas)
Jan 04, 2014 10:15 am, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 112-B
American Economic Association
Policy Interventions and Educational Outcomes (J6)
Presiding: Rodney Andrews (University of Texas-Dallas)
The Effect of Health Care Access on Academic Achievement: Evidence from State Medicaid and SCHIP Expansions
Michael F. Lovenheim (Cornell University)
Samuel Kleiner (Cornell University)
School Segregation, Educational Attainment and Crime: Evidence from the End of Busing in Charlotte-Mecklenburg
David Deming (Harvard University)
Stephen Billings (University of North Carolina-Charlotte)
Jonah Rockoff (Columbia University)
Effects of Charter School Entry on Local School Markets
Marcus Casey (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Patrick Baude (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Eric Hanushek (Stanford University)
Steve Rivkin (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Intensive Math Instruction and Educational Attainment: Long-Run Impacts of Double Dose Algebra
Kalena Cortes (Texas A & M University)
Joshua Goodman (Harvard University)
Takako Nomi (St. Louis University)
Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato (Stanford University)
Monica Deza (University of Texas-Dallas)
Damon Jones (University of Chicago)
Omari Swinton (Howard University)
7:00 PM, Marriott — Grand Ballroom - Salon B
National Economic Association (NEA)
Presidential Address and Reception
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Diversifying Economic Quality: A Wiki for Instructors and Departments
As part of the American Economic Association's commitment to advancing diversity in the profession, CSMGEP now hosts a new online resource for economics faculty. Diversifying Economic Quality: A Wiki for Instructors and Departments (Div.E.Q.) promotes best teaching practices in economics, particularly practices that encourage members of underrepresented groups to continue their study of economics. Created by Amanda Bayer of Swarthmore College, Div.E.Q. presents useful information in an efficient manner, digesting the relevant research and identifying recommendations with empirical support, and offers a place where economists can share their research and learn from the collected wisdom of others.
AEA Mentoring Program News!
We are pleased to announce that Marie Mora, Professor of Economics and Vice Provost Fellow for Faculty Affairs at the University of Texas - Pan American (UTPA), will be starting as the new director of the American Economic Association's Economics Mentoring Program effective August 2013. In addition to her involvement in the Economics Mentoring Program during the past several years, Mora has served as President of the American Society of Hispanic Economists (2006-2010), the 2011 chair of CSMGEP, a mentor in the Diversity Initiative for Tenure in Economics (DITE) Program, and she is currently involved in a variety of mentoring activities as part of the NSF-funded ADVANCE Program at UTPA.
We would also like to thank the outgoing program director, Patrick Mason, Professor of Economics at Florida State University, for his years of outstanding leadership with the program. Under Patrick’s directorship the program has continued to thrive and flourish.
The main objectives of the AEA Economics Mentoring Program are to: (1) increase the number of under-represented racial/ethnic minorities who complete doctorate degrees in economics; and (2) diversify the racial/ethnic demographic composition of the economics profession, including the professorate, through mentoring and providing research and professional development opportunities to minority emerging economists. With funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) the program has also been able to host a two-day annual summer pipeline conference. This Program serves to complement the AEA Summer Training Program and Minority Scholarship Program, which is designed for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree in economics.
For more information about the Economics Mentoring Program--including information on becoming a mentor--please contact Mora at firstname.lastname@example.org, (956) 665-7913, or (956) 665-3257. For more information on other CSMGEP programs, contact Cecilia Rouse (rouse@Princeton.edu) or Gary Hoover (email@example.com).
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The Pipeline Program is supported from the generous contributions of the following contributors:
Any questions, suggestions, or comments can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.