CSWEP at the AEA Meetings

A huge thanks to all who participated in CSWEP’s activities at the 2014 AEA Meeting: the Mentors who gave their time and expertise at our Mentoring Breakfasts for junior economists;  the Discussants, Chairs and 24 presenters who produced six excellent paper sessions (three on gender; and three on econometrics); and all those who made the presentations of the Bell Award and Bennett Prize at the CSWEP Business Meeting a joyous occasion.

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CSWEP sponsored the following activities at the 2014 AEA/ASSA Meeting and we look forward to offering similar programming at the 2015 AEA/ASSA Meeting to be held in Boston, MA.


CSWEP Paper Sessions

A mock session called, The Economics of Gender, will be published in the American Economic Review, “May 2013 Papers and Proceedings.” It will include the following papers:

Labour Market Decisions of Immigrant Households
Alicia Adsera (Princeton University) and Ana Ferrer (University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)

All for One? Family Size and Children’s Educational Distribution Under Credit Constraints
Jeanne Lafortune (Instituto de Economía Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile) and Soohyung Lee (University of Maryland at College Park)

Career Implications of Having a Female-Friendly Supervisor: Evidence from the NCAA
Steven Bednar (Elon University) and Dora Gicheva (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)

Race and Marriage in the Labor Market: A Discrimination Audit Study in a Developing Country
Eva O. Arceo-Gomez (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, México) and Raymindo M. Campos-Vazquez (El Colegio de México)

A mock session called, Identification and Structural Estimation, will be published in the American Economic Review, “May 2013 Papers and Proceedings.” It will include the following papers:

Maximum Likelihood Inference in Weakly Identified DSGE Models
Anna Mikusheva (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Isaiah Andrews (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Hospital Choices, Hospital Prices, and Financial Incentives to Physicians
Kate Ho (Columbia University) and Ariel Pakes (Harvard University)

An Estimation of Education Production Function under Random Assignment with Selection
Eleanor Choi (Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea); Roger Moon (University of Southern California); and Geert Ridder (University of Southern California)

Specification and Estimation of Treatment Models in the Presence of Sample Selection
Angela Vossmeyer (University of California at Irvine)


CSWEP Mentoring Breakfasts

January 2014 marked the expansion of CSWEP’s Mentoring Breakfasts to two mornings during the AEA Meeting.  We extend our gratitude to the 60 mentors and 150 mentees who braved the wintry weather to attend and make these networking sessions a success.

The CSWEP Mentoring Breakfasts are informal meet and greet events at which senior economists (predominately senior women) are on hand to provide mentoring advice to junior economists. Participants are invited to drop in with questions on topics such as publishing, teaching, grant writing, networking, job search, career paths, and the tenure process. Junior economists who have completed their PhD in the past 6 years or graduate students who are on the job market are particularly encouraged to attend; and the event is open to both female and male economists. A light continental breakfast is provided.

Plans are in the works for the 2015 Mentoring Breakfasts to encourage more fluidity of discussion and to connect mentees with mentors in their geographic area as well as their economic field.

Information on event pre-registration will be published here and in the CSWEP News in Fall 2014.


CSWEP Annual Business Meeting

This yearly event is open to all economists and is an occasion for CSWEP to recognize recipients of the Elaine Bennett Research Prize and the Carolyn Shaw Bell Award; present the Annual Report on Women in the Economics Profession and to hear input on CSWEP’s activities.


CSWEP Hospitality Suite

CSWEP is committed to offering a quiet place amidst the hustle and bustle of the AEA Meeting.  Our Hospitality Suite is open to all.  Bring your own cup of joe, agua is provided.


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