CSWEP: 2019 ASSA Paper Sessions

Economic History

Development and Financial History
Jan. 6th, 10:15am-12:15pm, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, A707
CHAIR: Carola Frydman, Northwestern University

"The Legacy of Colonial Medicine in Central Africa"
Sara Lowes, Bocconi University
Eduardo Montero, Harvard University
Discussant: Nancy Qian, Northwestern University

"Isolated Areas, Health and Development: The Effect of United Mine Workers' Health Programs in 1950s Appalachia"
Erin Troland, U.S. Treasury
Theodore Figinski, U.S. Treasury
Discussant: Robert Margo, Boston University

"The Aftermath of Policy Failures: The Southern Homestead Act and the Freedman's Savings Bank in Florida"
Melinda Miller, Virginia Tech
Discussant: Hilary Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley

"Liquidity from Two Lending Facilities"
Sriya Anbil, Federal Reserve Board
Angela Vossmeyer, Claremont McKenna College
Discussant: Efraim Benmelech, Northwestern University

Discussants:
Nancy Qian, Northwestern University
Robert Margo, Boston University
Hilary Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley
Efraim Benmelech, Northwestern University

Microeconomics

Topics in Economic Theory I
Jan. 4th, 8am-10am, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, A701
CHAIR: Ayca Kaya, University of Miami

"Bargaining in Financial Over-The-Counter Markets"
Jin Yeub Kim, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Discussant: Piotr Dworczak, University of Chicago

"Credibility of Crime Allegations"
Frances Xu Lee, Loyola University
Wing Suen, University of Hong Kong
Discussant: Mariagiovanna Baccara, Washington University in St. Louis

"Don't Sweat the Small Stuff: Intra-household Earning Distribution and Marriage Durability"
Chiara Margaria, Boston University
Andrew F. Newman, Boston University
Discussant: Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University

Discussants
Alex Wolitzky, MIT
Piotr Dworczak, University of Chicago
Mariagiovanna Baccara, Washington University in St. Louis
Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University

Topics in Economic Theory II
Jan. 4th, 10:15am-12:15pm, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, A701
CHAIR: Joyee Deb, Yale University

"A Theory of Consumer Search with Imperfect Vertical-quality Information"
Xiangting Hu, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen
Yijuan Chen, Australian National University
Sanxi Li, Renmin University of China
Discussant: Jidong Zhou, Yale University

"Delegated Expertise, Authority, and Communication"
Inga Deimen, University of Arizona
Dezso Szalay, University of Bonn and CEPR
Discussant: Navin Kartik, Columbia University

"Consumer-Optimal Information with Search Goods"
Marilyn Pease, Indiana University
Kyungmin (Teddy) Kim, University of Miami
Discussant: Ying Chen, Johns Hopkins University

Discussants:
Jidong Zhou, Yale University
Heski Bar-Isaac, University of Toronto
Navin Kartik, Columbia University
Ying Chen, Johns Hopkins University

Gender

Cultural Practices and Women's Lives
Jan. 4th, 2:30pm-4:30pm, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, A708
CHAIR: Nancy Qian, Northwestern University

"Marital Norms and Women's Education"
Mayuri Chaturvedi, Columbia University
Discussant: Marianne Bertrand, University of Chicago

"The Impact of Education on Female Genital Cutting"
Giulia La Mattina, University of South Florida
Elisabetta De Cao, London School of Economics
Discussant: Rebecca Thornton, University of Illinois

"Immigration Enforcement, Police Trust and Domestic Violence"
Esther Arenas-Arroyo, University of Oxford
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, San Diego State University
Discussant: Delia Furtado, University of Connecticut

"The Economics Motives for Foot-binding"
Wu Lingwei, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Xinyu Fan, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: Aloysius Siow, University of Toronto

Discussants:
Marianne Bertrand, University of Chicago
Rebecca Thornton, University of Illinois
Aloysius Siow, University of Toronto
Delia Furtado, University of Connecticut

Are Men and Women Different Economic Agents?
Jan. 5th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, A705
CHAIR: Lawrence Kahn, Cornell University

"Identity Formation, Gender Differences, and the Perpetuation of Stereotypes"
Erin Giffin, University of California, San Diego
Discussant: Corinne Low, University of Pennsylvania

"Can Female Role Models Reduce the Gender Gap in Science? Evidence from Classroom Interventions in French High-Schools"
Thomas Breda, CNRS, Paris School of Economics
Julien Grenet, CNRS, Paris School of Economics
Marion Monnet, Paris School of Economics
Clémentine Van Effenterre, Harvard Kennedy School
Discussant: Scott Carrell, University of California, Davis

"Gender Differences in Job Search Behavior and the Gender Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors"
Patricia Cortes, Boston University
Jessica Pan, National University of Singapore
Laura Pilossoph, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Basit Zafar, Arizona State University
Discussant: Amanda Pallais, Harvard University

"Gender Differences in Responses to Incentives"
Sally Sadoff, University of California, San Diego
Discussant: Lise Vesterlund, University of Pittsburgh

Discussants:
Corinne Low, University of Pennsylvania
Scott Carrell, University of California, Davis
Amanda Pallais, Harvard University
Lise Vesterlund, University of Pittsburgh

Gender in the Economics Profession I
Jan. 5th, 8am-10am, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, A706
CHAIR: Marjorie McElroy, Duke University

"Gender & Collaboration"
Lorenzo Ductor, Middlesex University
Sanjeev Goyal, University of Cambridge, Christ's College
Anja Prummer, Queen Mary University of London
Discussant: Bruce Weinberg, Ohio State University

"Does Economics Make You Sexist?"
Valentina Paredes, Universidad de Chile
M. Daniele Paserman, Boston University & NBER
Francisco Pino, Universidad de Chile
Discussant: Justin Wolfers, University of Michigan

"Nudging Undergraduates to Study Economics: Experimental Evidence on Information Provision to Encourage Diverse Enrollments"
Amanda Bayer, Swarthmore College
Syon Bhanot, Swarthmore College
Fernando Lozano, Pomona College
Discussant: Lucas Coffman, Harvard University

"Gender Equality and Positive Action: Evidence from UK Economic Schools"
Danula Gamage, Queen Mary University of London
Almudena Sevilla, Queen Mary University of London
Discussant: Kelly Bedard, University of California, Santa Barbara

Discussants
Bruce Weinberg, Ohio State University
Justin Wolfers, University of Michigan
Lucas Coffman, Harvard University
Kelly Bedard, University of California, Santa Barbara

Gender in the Economics Profession II
Jan. 5th, 10:15am-12:15pm, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, A707
CHAIR: Shelly Lundberg, University of California, Santa Barbara

"Gender Representation in Economics Across Topics and Time: Evidence from the NBER Summer Institute"
Anusha Chari, University of North Carolina & NBER
Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Discussant: Nancy Rose, MIT

"Fields Specialization in Economics: A Gender Story?"
Eva Sierminska, LISER
Ronald Oaxaca, University of Arizona
Discussant: Donna Ginther, University of Kansas

"Gender Differences in Citations at Top Economics Journals"
Erin Hengel, University of Liverpool
Discussant: Anne Winkler, University of Missouri St. Louis

"Gender and Failures of Rationality in Economic Analysis"
Julie Nelson, University of Massachusetts Boston
Discussant: Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Discussants:
Nancy Rose, MIT
Donna Ginther, University of Kansas
Anne Winkler, University of Missouri St. Louis
Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

 


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