CSWEP at the AEA Meetings

We invite you to join us for CSWEP-sponsored events held at the 2016 AEA/ASSA Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

CSWEP Paper Sessions

Long Hours Jobs and Specialization in Marriage (J2, D1)
January 5, 2016, 1:00-3:00PM – Hilton Union Square, Franciscan C

Motherhood and the Labor Market (J1)
January 5, 2016, 8:00-10:00AM – Hilton Union Square, Franciscan C

Education and Gender (J1, I2)
January 4, 2016, 10:15AM-12:15PM – Hilton Union Square, Continental, Parlor 3

Health Behavior and Outcomes (H8, I1)
January 4, 2016, 8:00-10:00AM – Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 8

Education (H8, I2)
January 4, 2016, 2:30-4:30PM – Hilton Union Square, Continental, Parlor 1

Public Finance (H3)
January 3, 2016, 2:30-4:30PM – Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 8

200 Years of Women Economists (B1, B2)
January 3, 2016, 2:30 – 4:30 PM, Hilton Union Square, Union Square 23
Presiding: Margaret Levenstein (University of Michigan)

Jane Marcet and the Scholarship of Popularization
Evelyn Forget (University of Manitoba)

Women in the American Economics Association: The First Sixty Years (1885-1945)
Ann Mari May (University of Nebraska)
Robert Dimand (Brock University)

Female Award Winners in Economics
Kirsten Madden (Millersville University)

Women Economists in the Academy: Struggles and Strategy, 1890-1940
Mary Ann Dzuback (Washington University-St. Louis)


Claire Hammond (Wake Forest University)
Jane Humphries (All Souls College-Oxford)
Deirdre McCloskey (University of Illinois-Chicago)
Margaret Levenstein (University of Michigan)

CSWEP Junior Mentoring Breakfasts

CSWEP is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Mentoring Breakfasts for Junior Faculty to be held at the 2016 AEA/ASSA Meetings in San Francisco. At these informal meet and greet events, senior economists (predominately senior women) will be on hand to provide mentoring and networking opportunities.  Junior economists are invited to drop in with questions on topics such as publishing, research, teaching, grant writing, networking, job search, career paths, work-life balance and the tenure process. Rotation of mentees throughout the event is encouraged so that they may have the opportunity to connect with the greatest number of mentors.  This mentoring experience is intended for junior economists who have completed their PhD in the past 6 years or graduate students who are on the job marketThe event is open to both males and females.  A light continental breakfast will be provided.

CSWEP will host two sessions.  To register, click the registration button for the session you would like to attend and follow the Eventbrite.com registration prompts.

Sunday, January 3, 2015 – 8:00AM-10:00AM in the Hilton Union Square, Franciscan A&B
Eventbrite - CSWEP 2016 Mentoring Breakfast for Junior Economists

Tuesday, January 5, 2015 – 8:00AM-10:00AM in the Hilton Union Square, Franciscan A&B
Eventbrite - CSWEP 2016 Mentoring Breakfast for Junior Economists

Senior economists who are interested in serving as mentors are asked to send an email to cswep@econ.duke.edu indicating the date(s) they are able to attend.

CSWEP Peer Mentoring Breakfast for Mid-Career Economists

In response to the interest expressed by many mid-career economists, CSWEP will again host a peer mentoring breakfast for mid-career economists at the 2016 AEA/ASSA Meetings in San Francisco.  CSWEP will host a single-two hour session, from 8:00-10:00AM on Monday, January 4, 2016 in the Hilton Union Square, Franciscan A&B.

This mentoring experience is intended for female economists who are tenured academics at either associate or full rank or non-academics who are 10+ years post-PhD. The event is not open to graduate students or junior faculty, who will find CSWEP’s Mentoring Breakfast for Junior Economists on Sunday, January 3, and Tuesday, January 5, a better match.

The breakfast will consist of two main activities.  Breakfast tables will be organized around common interests and for the first part of the breakfast each table (moderated by 2 senior facilitators) will network and have its own Q&A session.  For the second part of the breakfast, participants will join together as a full group to hear brief talks by 3 senior mentors — topics will be selected based on participant interests — and then engage in a full group Q&A session.

The schedule will be as follows:

8:00AM-8:15AM: Welcome/Breakfast
8:15AM-8:25AM: Ice Breaker
8:25AM-8:45AM: Speed Presentations—each person at the table will be given 2 minutes to discuss their research and where they are in their career
8:45AM-9:15AM: Speed Questions—each participant will be given 5 minutes to ask those at their table question(s) and receive feedback from group
9:15AM-9:35AM: Mentor Talks—3 senior mentors will speak for 3-5 minutes on a topic determined by participant interest at registration
9:35AM-9:55AM: Open Q&A
9:55AM-10:00AM: Conclude/Event Survey

To register, please visit: https://cswep-2016-mid-career-mentoring-breakfast.eventbrite.com and follow the Eventbrite.com registration prompts.

Eventbrite - CSWEP 2016 Peer Mentoring Breakfast for Mid-Career Economists

CSWEP Annual Business Meeting

This event is open to all economists. It is a time for us to recognize our award recipients, present the Annual Report on Women in the Economics Profession and to hear your input on CSWEP’s activities. Join us on Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 12:30PM in the Hilton Union Square, Continental Parlors 7 & 8.

Pre-registration is required and is expected to open by November 15, 2015.

CSWEP Hospitality Suite

Stop by Franciscan A & B in the Hilton Union Square for a glass of water or simply a moment of respite. Our Hospitality Suite is open to all on Sunday, January 3, 2016 and Monday, January 4, 2016 from 10:00AM-5:00PM; and Tuesday, January 5, 2016 from 10:00AM- 4:00PM.

Room for Nursing Mothers

CSWEP is pleased to announce that the American Economic Association will be hosting a room for nursing mothers attending the 2016 AEA/ASSA Meetings in San Francisco.  The room contains a private restroom and a small refrigerator.  It will be set up with four "pods" near outlets and disinfectant wipes will be provided at each pod.

The room is located in Tower 2 of the Hilton Union Square and information on the name of the room and its specific location will be provided as part of your registration confirmation.  The room will also be signed during the event with a sign that reads "Women's Nursing Room."

The room will be open as follows:

Saturday, January 2, 2016 -- 12:00PM-9:00PM
Sunday, January 3, 2016 -- 7:00AM-7:00PM
Monday, January 4, 2016 -- 7:00AM-7:00PM
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 -- 7:00AM-4:00PM
At this time, we ask that all interested women register through Eventbrite.com to indicate their interest and the date(s) they anticipate utlizing the space.  CSWEP will monitor and be responsive to expressed demand and will contact participants via email should we need to assign specific time slots.  Visit: http://2016-aea-cswep-nursing-mothers-room.eventbrite.com

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