CSWEP East

Eastern Economic Association (EEA)
46th Annual Conference

February 27-March 1, 2020, Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, MA
Organizer: Karen Smith Conway and Terry-Ann Craigie

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CSWEP SESSIONS

Beacon D                                                                                               Friday, February 28, 8:00 - 9:20

Emerging Evidence on Economics of Violence against Women
The First of Ten Sessions Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Session Chair: Nishith Prakash, University of Connecticut
Session Organizer: Bilge Erten, Northeastern University

Under Pressure: Effects of Policing Quality on Domestic Violence Decisions
Sofia Amaral, Center of Labour and Demographic Economics ifo Institute, University of Munich (Germany); Victoria Endl-Geyer, Center of Labour and Demographic Economics ifo Institute; Helmut Rainer, University of Munich

Female Employment and Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from Syrian Refugee Inflows to Turkey
Bilge Erten, Northeastern University; Pinar Keskin, Wellesley College

Gender, Crime and Punishment: Evidence from Women Police Stations in India
Nishith Prakash, University of Connecticut; Sofia Amaral, ifo Institute; Sonia Bhalotra, University of Essex

Discussants: Nishith Prakash, University of Connecticut; Sofia Amaral, Center of Labour and Demographic Economics ifo Institute, University of Munich (Germany); Bilge Erten, Northeastern University

 

Beacon D                                                                                               Friday, February 28, 9:30 - 10:50

Health Outcomes
Second of Ten Sessions Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Session Chair: Dhaval Dave, Bentley University
Session Organizer: Karen Conway, University of New Hampshire

Lead in Drinking Water and Birth Outcomes: A Tale of Two Water Treatment Plants
Dhaval Dave, Bentley University; Muzhe Yang, Lehigh University

Mosquito-Bone Diseases and Newborn Health
Viviane Sanfelice, Temple University

The Birthweight Gains from Trade: Chinese Imports and Infant Health in Sub-Saharan Africa
Patralekha Ukil, University of Connecticut; Jorge M. Aguero, University of Connecticut

Is There a Sequel out of Goodwill? Pain Management and Subsequent Opioid Related Hospitalizations
Pei-Chuan Ho, Lehigh University; Shin-Yi Chou, Lehigh University

Discussants: Viviane Sanfelice, Temple University; Dhaval Dave, Bentley University; Paola A. Suarez, Seton Hall University; Molly M. Jacobs, East Carolina University

 

Beacon D                                                                                            Friday, February 28, 11:00 - 12:20

Adolescent and Young Adult Outcomes
Third of Ten Sessions Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Session Chair: Kelly Noonan, Princeton University
Session Organizer: Karen Conway, University of New Hampshire

Marijuana Legalization and Risky Behaviors
Anca Grecu, Seton Hall University

School and Community Involvement of Adolescents with Chronic Health Conditions
Hope Corman, Rider University; Kelly Noonan, Princeton University; Nancy E. Reichman, Rutgers University; Manuel E. Jimenez, Children’s Health Institute of New Jersey

Behavior and Genetics: Confounding Effect on Adolescent BMI
Molly M. Jacobs, East Carolina University

Major Complexity Index and College Skill Production
Xiaoxiao Li, Villanova University; Sebastian Linde, Grand Valley State University; Hajime Shimao, Santa Fe Institute

Discussants: Anne-Charlotte Souto, University of Pittsburgh; Yuanwei Xu, Leibniz University of Hannover; Kelly Noonan, Princeton University; Muzhe Yang, Lehigh University

 

Beacon E                                                                                               Friday, February 28, 1:00 - 2:20

Economics of Housing Markets
Fourth of Ten Sessions Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Session Chair: Kusum Mundra, Rutgers University
Session Organizer: Karen Conway, University of New Hampshire

Marriage Market Signals and Homeownership for the Never Married Women
Kusum Mundra, Rutgers University; Ruth Uwaifo-Oyelere, Agnes Scott College and IZA, Bonn Germany

The Health Consequence of Rising Housing Prices in China
Yuanwei Xu, Leibniz University of Hannover; Feicheng Wang, Georg-August-University of Goettingen

Market Predictors of Homelessness in Communities across the United States
Mallory Vachon, 2M Research; Hiren Nisar, 2M Research; Charles Horseman, 2M Research; Jim Murdoch, 2M Research

Mixed-Methods Evaluation of Landlord Participation in HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program
Hiren Nisar, 2M Research; Jim Murdoch, 2M Research; Dallas Elgin, 2M Research; Mallory Vachon, 2M Research; Charles Horseman, 2M Research

Discussants: Mallory Vachon, 2M Research; Anca Grecu, Seton Hall University; Kusum Mundra, Rutgers University; Xiaoxiao Li, Villanova University

Beacon A                                                                                               Friday, February 28, 4:00 - 5:20

Gender in the Home, at Work and in Prison (JEL Code: )
Fifth of Ten Sessions Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Session Chair: Hope Corman, Rider University
Session Organizer: Karen Conway, University of New Hampshire

Child-bride marriage and fetal sexing technology
Paola A. Suarez, Seton Hall University

Gender Division of Labor in the Making: Unpaid Household Work of Adolescents in Mongolia
Chimedlkham Zorigtbaatar, University of Utah

Leaning In: Is Higher Confidence the Key to Women’s Career Advancement
Leonora Risse, Harvard University/RMIT University

A Comparison of the Female and Male Racial Disparities in Imprisonment
Jusoo Lee, University of Alabama; Paul Pecorino, University of Alabama; Anne-Charlotte Souto, University of Pittsburgh

Discussants: Patralekha Ukil, University of Connecticut; Debra Israel, Indiana State University; Jennifer Meredith, Colby College; Hope Corman, Rider University

 

Beacon D                                                                                            Saturday, February 29, 8:30 - 9:50

Health Issues and Policies in Developing Countries
Sixth of Ten Sessions Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Session Chair:Catalina Herrera-Almanza, Northeastern University
Session Organizer: Catalina Herrera-Almanza, Northeastern University

Women’s Access to Family Planning: The Role of Peers and Voucher Subsidies
Catalina Herrera-Almanza, Northeastern University; S. Anukriti, Boston College; Mahesh Karra, Boston University; Praveen Pathak, Dehli School of Economics

Mental Health Effect of Education: Evidence from China
Naveen Sunder, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Yanan Li, Beijing Normal University

Social Interventions, Health and Wellbeing: The Long-Term and Intergenerational Effects of a School Construction Program
Maria Rosales-Rueda, Rutgers University; Bhashkar Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Bergen; Margaret Trivana, Wake Forest University

Discussants: Naveen Sunder, Harvard T.H. Chan School; Margaret Trivana, Wake Forest University; Mahesh Karra, Boston University

 

Beacon D                                                                                            Saturday, February 29, 10:00 - 11:20

Environment, Migration and Politics
Seventh of Ten Sessions Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Session Chair: Ama Baafra Abeberese, Wellesley College
Session Organizer: Karen Conway, University of New Hampshire

Gender, Household Decision-making Patterns and Green Giving: Evidence from a Regional Environmental Organization
Debra Israel,
Indiana State University

Fish or Flight: The Long Run Impact of Property Rights in the Rural Alaskan Salmon Fishery
Jennifer Meredith, Colby College

Place-Based Policies and Migration
Ama Baafra Aheberese, Wellesley College; Ritam Chaurey, John Hopkins University; Radhika Menon, Analysis Group

Too Close to Call: Electoral Competition and Politician Behavior in India
Mahvish Shaukat, World Bank

Discussants: Leonora Risse, Harvard University/RMIT University; Stephanie Brockmann, University of New Hampshire; Mahvish Shaukat, The World Bank; Ama Baafra Aheberese, Wellesley College

 

Beacon D                                                                                               Saturday, February 29, 11:30 - 12:50

Distributional Benefits & Cost of Public Goods                                
Eighth of Ten Sessions Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Session Chair: Viviane Sanfelice, Temple University
Session Organizer: Rhiannon Jerch, Temple University

Universal Public Childcare and Labor Force Participation of Mothers in Brazil
Viviane Sanfelice, Temple University

Does Public Pre-K Have Unintended Consequences on the Child Care Market for Infants and Toddlers?
Jessica Brown, University of South Carolina

Food Access with Supply Disruptions in Nicaragua
Margaret Triyana, Wake Forest University; Wyatt Brooks, University of Notre Dame; Kevin Donovan, Yale University

Road Rationing Policies and Housing Markets
Rhiannon Jerch, Temple University; Panel Jia Barwick, Cornell University; Shanjun Li, Cornell University; Jing Wu, Tsinghua University

Discussants: Jessica Brown, University of South Carolina; Viviane Sanfelice, Temple University; Rhiannon Jerch, Temple University; Margaret Triyana, Wake Forest University

 

Beacon D                                                                                            Saturday, February 29, 1:00 - 2:20

Innovative Approaches to Using Art in the Economics Classroom
Ninth of Ten Sessions Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Session Chair: Natalia V. Smirnova, University of Connecticut
Session Organizer: Natalia V. Smirnova, University of Connecticut

Economic Lesson from the Dutch Golden Age
Oleg Pavlov, Worchester Polytechnic Institute; James A. Welu, Director Emeritus, Worchester Art Museum

Normal Rockwell to the Rescue: Using Illustrations in Teaching Economics
Natalia V. Smirnova, University of Connecticut; Tom Daly, Curator for Education, Norman Rockwell Museum

Heuristics for Using the Arts in Teaching Economics
Steven S. Taylor, Worchester Polytechnic Institute

Discussants: Steven Pressman, Colorado State University; Mary L. Lo Re, Touro College Graduate School of Business; Nancy Fox, St. Joseph’s University

 

Berkeley                                                                                             Saturday, February 29, 4:00 - 5:20

Public Policy, Risky Behaviors and Vulnerable Population
Tenth of Ten Sessions Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Economics Profession (CSWEP)
Session Chair: Joseph J. Sabia, San Diego State University
Session Organizer: Joseph J. Sabia, San Diego State University

Marriage Equality Laws and Youth Suicidal Behaviors
Joseph J. Sabia, San Diego State University, IZA; D. Mark Anderson, Montana State University, NBER, IZA; Kyutaro Matsuzawa, San Diego State University

Information and the Persistence of the Gender Wage Gap: Early Evidence from California’s Salary History Ban
Drew MC Nichols, Center of Health Economics & Policy Studies at SDSU & UCSD; Benjamin Hansen, University of Oregon

You Booze, You Lose? Spillover Effects of Alcohol Sales at College Football Games
Zach Fone, University of New Hampshire

The Effects of State E-Verify Mandates on Crime
Brandyn Churchill, Vanderbilt University; Andrew Dickinson, University of Oregon; Taylor Mackay, University of California-Irvine; Joseph J. Sabla, San Diego State University, IZA

Discussants: Bryce Stanley, University of New Hampshire; Laura Argys, University of Colorado-Denver; Joseph J. Sabla, San Diego State University, IZA; Resul Cesur, University of Connecticut

 

 

Dr. Karen Conway
John A. Hogan Distinguished Professor of Economics
Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
University of New Hampshire
Email: ksconway@unh.edu
Phone: (603) 862-3386

If you have specific suggestions regarding career topics to be covered, potential panelists or any other way that CSWEP can offer resources in career development at the Eastern meetings, please submit your ideas to the above address as well.


Karen Smith Conway, Eastern Representative
John A. Hogan Distinguished Professor of Economics
University of New Hampshire
10 Garrison Avenue
Durham, NH 03824
(603) 862-3386
ksconway@unh.edu