CSWEP: 2021 ASSA Paper Sessions

CSWEP Sessions & Events at 2021 ASSA/AEA Meeting

**All events are in EST**

Sunday, January 3rd
10:00 – 12:00PM: Marriage and Children
Chair: Patricia Cortes, Boston University
Marriage Market and Labor Market Sorting
Ana Reynoso, University of Michigan
Ilse Lindenlaub, Yale UniversityPaula Calvo, Yale University

Institutional Reform, Information and De Facto Access to Women's Legal Rights: Evidence from Pakistan
Erica Field, Duke University
Kate Vyborny, Duke University

Born in the Family: Preferences for Boys and the Gender Gap in Math
Gaia Dossi, London School of Economics
David Figlio, Northwestern University
Paola Giuliana, University of California-Los Angeles
Paola Sapienza, Northwestern University

Toward Better Informed Decision-Making: The Impacts of a Mass Media Campaign on Women's Outcomes in Occupied Japan
Yoko Okuyama, Uppsala University

Discussant(s)
Patricia Cortes, Boston University
Alessandra Veona, University of Chicago
Ashley Swanson, Columbia University
Emily Oster, Brown University

12:15 – 2:15PM: Innovation
Chair: Petra Moser, New York University
The Life Cycle of Employers and their Occupational Mix
Sara Moreira, Northwestern University
Elizabeth Weber Handwerker, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
David Piccone, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Effects of Prize Structures on Innovative Performance
Elizabeth Lyons, University of California-San Diego
Joshua Graff Zivin, University of California-San Diego

The Education-Innovation Gap
Barbara Biasi, Yale University
Song Ma, Yale University

Technology Adoption and Productivity Growth During the Industrial Revolution: Evidence from France
Reka Juhacz, Columbia University
Mara P. Squicciarini, Bocconi University
Nico Voigtländer, University of California-Los Angeles

Discussant(s)
John C. Haltiwanger, University of Maryland
Daniel P. Gross, Duke University
Kevin Stange, University of Michigan
Walker Hanlon, New York University-Stern

2:30 – 3:30PM: CSWEP Business Meeting and Award Presentation

3:45 – 5:45PM: Economics of Inequality
Chair: Susan Athey, Stanford University
Estimating the Impacts of Obstetric Care on Maternal and Child Health Using Obstetric Unit Closures in the United States
Stefanie Fischer, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, and IZA
Heather N. Royer, University of California-Santa Barbara, IZA and NBER
Corey White, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, and IZA

Mentoring and the Dynamics of Affirmative Action
Michèle Muller-Itten, University of Notre Dame
Aniko Oery, Yale University

The Impact of Automation and Inequality across Europe
Mary Kaltenberg, Pace University
Neil Foster-McGregor, Maastricht University

Discussant(s)
Maya Rossin-Slater, Stanford University
Susan Athey, Stanford University
David Deming, Harvard University

Monday, January 4th

10:00 – 12:00PM: Financing Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Chair: Antoinette Schoar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Common Ownership and Startup Growth
Jillian Grennan, Duke University
Katherine Waldock, Georgetown University
Ofer Eldar, Duke University

Does Private Equity Investment in Healthcare Benefit Patients? Evidence from Nursing Homes
Sabrina T. Howell, New York University
Atul Gupta, NBER
Constantine Yannelis, University of Chicago
Abhinav Gupta, NBER

The Unobserved Return from Entrepreneurship
Sarada Sarada, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Effect of Student Debt on Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Online Social Networks
Menaka Hampole, Northwestern University

Discussant(s)
Richard R. Townsend, University of California-San Diego
Anusha Chari, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Manuel Adelino, Duke University
Constantine Yannelis, University of Chicago

12:15 – 2:15PM: Gender Bias/Discrimination (Gender Bias in Various Occupations)
Chair: Petra Todd, University of Pennsylvania
Gender Stereotyping in Sports
Marina Morales, University of Zaragoza
Miriam Marcen, University of Zaragoza
Almudena Sevilla, University College London

Gender Attitudes in the Judiciary: Evidence from U.S. Circuit Courts
Arianna Ornaghi, University of Warwick
Daniel Chen, Toulouse School of Economics
Elliott Ash, ETH Zurich

Gender Roles, Occupation Choice, and the Gender Wage Gap
Amanda Weinstein, University of Akron
Heather Stephens, West Virginia University
Carlianne Patrick, Georgia State University

Gender Bias in Performance Assessments: Evidence from Teachers
Anne Fitzpatrick, University of Massachusetts-Boston
Sabrin Beg, University of Delaware
Adrienne Lucas, University of Delaware

Discussant(s)
Betsey Stevenson, University of Michigan
Amanda Pallais, Harvard University
Judith Hellerstein, University of Maryland
Heather Sarsons, University of Chicago

2:30 – 3:30PM: Mentoring Breakfast for Junior Economists (pre-registration required)

Tuesday, January 5th

12:15 – 2:15PM: Career Progression – Glass Ceiling
Chair: Lise Vesterlund, University of Pittsburgh
Female Peer Effects in Career Outcomes: Evidence from MBA Students
Francesca Truffa, Northwestern University
Menaka Hampole, Northwestern University
Ashley Wong, Northwestern University

Hidden Talents: Managers, Applications, and the Gender Gap
Ingrid Haegele, University of California-Berkeley

Follow my Lead: Assertive Cheap Talk and the Gender Gap
Ketki Sheth, University of California-Merced
Shanthi Manian, Washington State University

Strength in Numbers: A Field Experiment in Gender, Influence, and Group Dynamics
Olga Stoddard, Brigham Young University
Chris Karpowitz, Brigham Young University
Jessica Preece, Brigham Young University

Discussant(s)
Marianne Bertrand, University of Chicago
Lori A. Beaman, Northwestern University
Lise Vesterlund, University of Pittsburgh
Yan Chen, University of Michigan

2:30 – 3:30PM: Peer Mentoring Breakfast for Mid-Career Economists (pre-registration required)

3:45 – 5:45PM: Women in the Economics Profession with Lessons from Other STEM Fields
Chair: Shelly Lundberg, University of California-Santa Barbara
Who Belongs? How much is Belonging Worth? The Determinants and Effects of Selective Membership in the Economics Profession
Marieke Kleemans, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
Rebecca Thornton, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

Female Science Advisors and the STEM Gender Gap
Serena P. Canaan, American University-Beirut
Pierre Mouganie, American University-Beirut

Can Women Teach Math (and be promoted)? A Meta-Analysis of Gender Difference across Student Teaching Evaluations
Cassondra Batz-Barbarich, Lake Forest College
Amanda Felkey, Lake Forest College

Discussant(s)
Shelly Lundberg, University of California-Santa Barbara
Lisa D. Cook, Michigan State University
Jonathan Guryan, Northwestern University

Questions can be addressed to Rebekah Loftis, Committee Coordinator, info@cswep.org.

 


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