CSWEP West

Western Economic Association International (WEAI) 96th Annual Conference

Paper Session #1

Title: Immigrants and Immigration Policy
Date/Time: Monday, June 28, 8:00-9:45 am PDT
Chair: Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, UC Merced

Paper 1: Family-Centered Immigration Policy and Marital Instability
Eva Dziadula
University of Notre Dame

Paper 2: Effect of the 1996 Welfare Reform on Undocumented Immigrants
Sakshi Bhardwaj
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Paper 3: Life Out of the Shadows: Impacts of Amnesty Programs on Migrant’s Life
Sandra Rozo (presenter)
University of Southern California
Other authors: Ana María Ibañez, Inter-American Development Bank; Andrés Moya, Universidad de Los Andes; María Adelaida Ortega, Inter-American Development Bank.; and Marisol Rodríguez Chatruc, Inter-American Development Bank.

Paper 4: Child Citizenship Status in Immigrant Families and Different Parental Time Investments in Siblings
Jocelyn Wikle (presenter)
Brigham Young University 
Other authors: Elizabeth Ackert, University of California, Santa Barbara

Paper 5: Business Ownership and Mexico-US Immigration
Alehandro Gutierrez-Li
North Carolina State University

Discussants:

Paper #1: Alejandro Gutierrez-Li Paper #2: Jocelyn Wikle
Paper #3: Sakshi Bhardwaj
Paper #4: Eva Dziadula
Paper #5: Sandra Rozo

Time allotment:

· 5 minutes for general comments from participants

·  20 per paper (15 minutes per presentation/5 minutes for discussion)

 

Paper Session #2

Title: Gender, Social Networks, Labor Markets and COVID-19
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 29, 8:00-9:45 am PDT
Chair: Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, UC Merced

Paper 1: Out of Labor and Into the Labor Force? The Role of Abortion Access, Social Stigma and Financial Constraints
Tom Zohar (presenter)
Stanford University
Other authors: Nina Brooks, Stanford University

Paper 2: The Gender Gap among Business Executives
Teresa Molina (presenter)
University of Hawaii at Manoa 
Other authors: Wolfgang Keller, University of Colorado; William W. Olney, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Paper 3: Opening Borders: Peru’s Expected Utility on Venezuela’s Immigration; A Social Network Analysis
Jorge Guerra
Claremont Graduate University 

Paper 4: Impacts of the COVID-19 on Green Energy
Babita Srivastava
William Paterson University 

Paper 5: We Are Not Guinea Pigs: The Effect of Negative News on Vaccine Compliance
Belinga Archibong (presenter)
Barnard College 
Other authors: Francis Annan, Georgia State University

Discussants:

Paper #1: Teresa Molina
Paper #2: Babita Archibong
Paper #3: Tom Zohar
Paper #4: Belinda Archibong
Paper #5: Jorge Guerra

Time allotment:

· 5 minutes for general comments from participants

· 20 per paper (15 minutes per presentation/5 minutes for discussion)


Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, Western Representative
Professor of Economics
Professor of Economics
University of California, Merced 
5200 N. Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
camuedo-dorantes@ucmerced.edu