CSWEP: 2020 ASSA Paper Sessions

Crime Research

Crime Prevention in the U.S. and Abroad
Sunday, January 5, 2020, 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Marriott Marquis San Diego, Marriott Grand Ballroom 3

CHAIR: Jennifer Doleac, Texas A&M University

“The Impact of Economic Opportunity on Criminal Behavior: Evidence from the Fracking Boom”
Brittany Street, Texas A&M University
Discussant: Steven Raphael, University of California, Berkeley

“Predicting and Preventing Gun Violence: An Experimental Evaluation of READI Chicago”
Sara Heller, University of Michigan
Marianne Bertrand, University of Chicago
Monica Bhatt, University of Chicago
Christopher Blattman, University of Chicago
Max Kapustin, University of Chicago
Discussant: Emily Owens, University of California, Irvine

“Peer Effects on Violence. Experimental Evidence in El Salvador”
Lelys Dinarte, World Bank
Discussant: Jens Ludwig, University of Chicago

“Gangs, State Capacity, and Development”
Maria Micaela Sviatschi, Princeton University
Nikita Melnikov, Princeton University
Carlos Schmidt-Padilla, University of California, Berkeley
Discussant: John Donohue, Stanford Law School

Societal Impacts of Policing and Incarceration
Sunday, January 5, 2020, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Marriott Marquis San Diego, Marriott Grand Ballroom 2

CHAIR: Jennifer Doleac, Texas A&M University

“Baby’s Gone: The Effect of Increased Sentencing Severity on Fertility and Family Formation”
Siobhan O’Keefe, University of California, Davis
Discussant: Anne Piehl, Rutgers University

“Housing Security and Domestic Violence: Evidence from Nuisance Ordinances”
Sarah Kroeger, University of Notre Dame
Giulia La Mattina, University of South Florida
Discussant: Erdal Tekin, American University

“In-group Bias and the Police: Evidence from Award Nominations”
Nayoung Rim, US Naval Academy
Bocar Ba, Duke University
Roman Rivera, Columbia University
Discussant: Benjamin Hansen, University of Oregon

“Do Arrests Deter or Promote Offending?”
Emily Weisburst, University of California, Los Angeles
Felipe Goncalves, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Justin McCrary, Columbia Law School

Financial Globalization, Growth and Welfare

Firms, Trade and Globalization
Saturday, January 4, 2020, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Marriott Marquis San Diego, Point Loma Pool View

CHAIR: Nina Pavcnik, Dartmouth College

“Financial Globalization and the Growth-Stability Trade-Off”
Tianyue Ruan, National University of Singapore
Discussant: Yan Bai, University of Rochester

“Local Shocks and the Origins of Granular Fluctuations”
Nitya Pandalai-Nayar, University of Texas at Austin
Andrei Levchenko, University of Michigan
Christoph Boehm, University of Texas at Austin
Discussant: Kalina Manova, University College London

“Trade, Jobs, and Worker Welfare”
Erhan Artuc, World Bank
Paulo Bastos, World Bank
Eunhee Lee, University of Maryland
Discussant: Nina Pavcnik, Dartmouth College

“Does Capital Scarcity Matter?”
Racha Moussa, International Monetary Fund
Anusha Chari, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Peter Blair Henry, New York University
Discussant: Ina Simonovska, University of California, Davis

 

Monetary Policy, Capital Flows and Globalization
Friday, January 3, 2020, 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Marriott Marquis San Diego, Marriott Grand Ballroom 11

CHAIR: Linda Goldberg, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

“The Information Role of Banks in Long-term Debt”
Chenzi Xu, Harvard University
Discussant: Leslie Sheng Shen, Federal Reserve Board

“How Does the Interaction of Macroprudential and Monetary Policies Affect Cross-border Bank Lending”
Judit Temesvary, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Elod Takats, Bank for International Settlements
Discussant: Friederike Niepmann, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

“Impact of Foreign Official Purchases of U.S. Treasuries on the Yield Curve”
Erin Wolcott, Middlebury College
Discussant: Burcu Duygan-Bump, Federal Reserve Board of Governors

“U.S. Housing as Global Safe Haven Asset: The Case of a China Shock”
Anna Wong, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Nathan Converse, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Discussant: Ina Simonovska, University of California, Davis


Gender

Gendered Effects on Wages, Employment, and Prices
Saturday, January 4, 2020, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Marriott Marquis San Diego, Marina Ballroom D

CHAIR: Jennifer Doleac, Texas A&M University

“Flexible Pay, Bargaining, and the Gender Gaps”
Barbara Biasi, Yale University
Heather Sarsons, University of Toronto
Discussant: Nicole Fortin, University of British Columbia

“Why Do Women Earn Less Than Men? Evidence from Bus and Train Operations”
Valentin Bolotnyy, Harvard University
Natalia Emanuel, Harvard University
Discussant: Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia

“Salary Disclosure and Hiring: Field Experimental Evidence from a Two-Sided Audit Study”
Laura Gee, Tufts University
Amanda Agan, Rutgers University
Bo Cowgill, Columbia Business School
Discussant: Jennifer Doleac, Texas A&M University

“Gender Price Gaps and Competition: Evidence from a Correspondence Study”
Margarita Machelett, Brown University
Discussant: Matt Notowidigdo, Northwestern University

Gendered Effects of Social Norms and Institutions
Friday, January 3, 2020, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Marriott Marquis San Diego, Marriott Grand Ballroom 2

CHAIR: Janet Currie, Princeton University

“Evaluating Teen Options for Preventing Pregnancy: Impacts and Mechanisms”
Dara Lee Luca, Mathematica Policy Research
Jack Stevens, Ohio State University
Dana Rotz, Mathematica Policy Research
Discussant: Seema Jayachandran, Northwestern University

“Female Officers, Gender Violence and Human Capital: Evidence from All-Women’s Justice Centers in Peru”
Maria Micaela Sviatchi, Princeton University
Iva Trako, World Bank Group
Guadalupe Kavanaugh, Rutgers University
Discussant: Anna Aizer, Brown University

“Men, Roots and Consequences of Masculinity Norms”
Ralph De Haas, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Victoria Baranov, University of Melbourne
Pauline Grosjean, University of New South Wales
Discussant: Martha Bailey, University of California, Berkeley

“Implicit Stereotypes: Evidence from Teachers’ Gender Bias”
Michela Carlana, Harvard University
Discussant: Jesse Rothstein, University of California, Berkeley

Gender and the Economics Profession

Gender and the Economics Profession
Saturday, January 4, 2020, 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Marriott Marquis San Diego, Sam Diego Ballroom A

CHAIR: Betsey Stevenson, University of Michigan

“Gender and the Dynamics of Economics Seminars”
Alicia Modestino, Northeastern University
Pascaline Dupas, Stanford University
Muriel Niederle, Stanford University
Justin Wolfers, University of Michigan
Discussant: Sandra E. Black, Columbia University

“Can Mentoring Help Female Assistant Professors in Economics? An Evaluation by Randomized Trial”
Donna Ginther, University of Kansas
Janet Currie, Princeton University
Francine Blau, Cornell University
Rachel Croson, Michigan State University
Discussant: Susan Dynarski, University of Michigan

“Economics is Not a Man’s Field: A History of CSWEP and of the First Gender Reckoning in the Economics Profession”
Beatrice Cherrier, University of Cergy-Pontoise and CNRS
Cleo Chassonnery-Zaigouche, University of Cambridge
John Singleton, University of Rochester
Discussant: Marianne Wanamaker, University of Tennessee

“Employment Dynamics for Economists: Empirical Evidence by Gender and Race”
Danielle Sandler, U.S. Census Bureau
Lucia Foster, U.S. Census Bureau
Julia Manzella, U.S. Census Bureau
Erika McEntarfer, U.S. Census Bureau
Discussant: Bhash Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

 


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