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CSWEP Networking Breakfast at 2019 Eastern Economic Association Meetings

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Male and female economists from all career stages are invited to attend this informal networking breakfast held during the Eastern Economic Association's 2019 Meeting in New York, NY. The event will be held on March 2, from 7:00AM-8:00AM. CSWEP's Eastern Representative, Karen Conway (University of New Hampshire), will be on hand to answer your questions about CSWEP. A breakfast buffet will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

We also encourage you to attend CSWEP's Paper Sessions and Panel at the Conference. See the below link for more details on each paper. Scroll down to find the Events at the Eastern Meeting.

https://www.aeaweb.org/about-aea/committees/cswep/programs/regional

Roundtable: Organizational and other Survival Skills for Economists

Saturday, March 2, 2019, 9:30-10:50AM

Session Organizer: Karen Conway, University of New Hampshire

Laura Argys, University of Colorado-Denver
Susan Averett, Lafayette College
Hope Corman, Ryder University
Dhaval Dave, Bentley University
Joyce Jacobsen, Wesleyan University
Amanda Ross, University of Alabama


CSWEP Sessions

Friday, March 1, 2019

10-11:20AM: Medicaid and Other State Health Policies

Session Chair: Hope Corman, Rider University & NBER
Session Organizers: Shooshan Danagoulian, Wayne State University; Karen Conway, University of New Hampshire

"Medicaid Expansion After the ACA: Intensity of Treatment and Billing in Emergency Departments"
Shooshan Danagoulian, Wayne State University; Alexander Janke, Yale School of Medicine; Phillip Levy, Wayne School of Medicine

"What Else Does Medicaid do? Medicaid Coverage, Safety-net Burden, and Hospital Safety-net Subsidies"
Sayeh Nikpay, Vanderbilt University

"Long-term Effect of Public Health Insurance on Criminal Behavior"
Yaa Akosa Antwi, John Hopkins University

"PDMPs and Changes in Individuals' Pain Perceptions"
Anca M. Grecu, Seton Hall University

Discussants: Sayeh Nikpay, Vanderbilt University; Jessica Sauve-Syed, Furman University; Hope Corman, Rider University & NBER; Molly M. Jacobs, East Carolina University

1-2:20PM: Health Economics & Policy Studies

Session Chair: Joseph J. Sabia, San Diego State University and University of New Hampshire
Session Organizer: Joseph J. Sabia, San Diego State University and University of New Hampshire

"Minimum Wages and the Health of Immigrants' Children"
Susan Averett, Lafayette College & IZA; Julie K. Smith, Lafayette College; Yang Wang, University of Wisconsin- Madison

"Do Gun Buyback Programs Backfire?"
Joseph J. Sabia, San Diego State University, University of New Hampshire, IZA; D. Mark Anderson, Montana State University, NBER & IZA; Toshio Ferrazares, San Diego State University

Anti-Bullying Laws and Youth Suicide
Gokhan Kumpas, University of New Hampshire; Joseph J. Sabia, San Diego State University and University of New Hampshire; Daniel I. Rees, University of Colorado Denver & IZA

"Maternal and Fetal Health Effects of Working during Pregnancy"
Dhaval Dave, Bentley University & NBER; Muzhe Yang, Lehigh University

Discussants: Joseph J. Sabia, San Diego State University, University of New Hampshire, IZA; Dhaval Dave, Bentley University & NBER; Laura Argys, University of Colorado-Denver & IZA; Thanh Tam Nguyen, University of New Hampshire

2:30-3:50PM: Economics Issues Related to Maternal and Child Health

Session Chair: Pinka Chatterji, The University at Albany
Session Organizer: Pinka Chatterji, The University at Albany

"Latent Class Analysis of Adolescent Health Behaviors"
Molly M. Jacobs, East Carolina University

"Effects of Welfare Reform on Health and Health Behaviors of Teens"
Hope Corman, Rider University & NBER; Dhaval Dave, Bentley University & NBER; Ariel Kalil, University of Chicago; Ofira Schwartz-Soicher, Princeton University; Nancy E. Reichman, Rutgers University

"Does Seasonality of Birth Outcomes Really Exist?: Evidence from Weather Conditions during Pregnancy"
Jun Soo Lee, The University at Albany

"An Exploratory Study of the Social and Economic Determinants of Maternal Morbidity in the U.S."
Pinka Chatterji, The University at Albany; Sara Markowitz, Emory University & NBER

Discussants: Pinka Chatterji, The University at Albany; Jun Soo Lee, The University at Albany, Dhaval Dave, Bentley University & NBER; Ludovica Gazze, University of Chicago

4-5:20PM: Semi-parametric and Nonparametric Applications and Methods

Session Chair: Alice Sheehan, University of Alabama
Session Organizer: Alice Sheehan, University of Alabama

"Productivity of Fundraising: The Importance of Nonlinearities, Interactions, and a Flexible Specification"
Teresa Harrison, Drexel University; Daniel J. Henderson, University of Alabama; Deniz Ozabaci, University of New Hampshire; Christopher A. Laincz, Drexel University

"Semiparametric Stochastic Frontier Model Analysis with Zero Inefficiency: A Case Study of China with Panel Data"
Jinjing Tian, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics; Taining Wang, West Virginia University; Feng Yao, West Virginia University

"A Semiparametric Stochastic Frontier Model with Constrained Nonparametric Determinants of Inefficiency"
Taining Wang, West Virginia University; Xiaoqi Zhang, ZheJiang University of Finance and Economics; Jinjing Tian, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics

"Revisiting Nonseparability: An Empirical Comparison"
Deniz Ozabaci, University of New Hampshire

Discussants: Alice Sheehan, University of Alabama; Teresa Harrison, Drexel University; Taining Wang, West Virginia University; Deniz Ozabaci, University of New Hampshire

Saturday, March 2, 2019

8-9:20AM: Pedagogy and Teaching Economics: Needs of the Job Market and Long-Term Skills

Session Organizer: Devaki Chandra, Summer Institute of the Gifted
Session Chair: Devaki Chandra, Summer Institute of the Gifted

"Adapting Existing Teaching Strategies and Practices to Improve Student Learning in Principles Classes"
Prathibha Joshi, Gordon State College

"College-Readiness as It Relates to Human Capital Development in the U.S."
Devaki Chandra, Summer Institute of the Gifted

"Financial Risk Modeling: Statistical-based Teaching Considerations"
Mary Lo Re, Wagner College

"Teaching Economics Through Art"
Natalia V Smirnova, University of Connecticut; Tom Daly, Norman Rockwell Museum

Discussants: Devaki Chandra, Summer Institute of the Gifted; Prathibha Joshi, Gordon State College; Mary Lo Re, Wagner College; Natalia V Smirnova, University of Connecticut

9:30-10:50AM: Lead, Pollution and Health

Session Chair: Shooshan Danagoulian, Wayne State University
Session Organizer: Shooshan Danagoulian, Wayne State University

"Maternal Health and Pregnancy Exposure to Lead: A Case Study of Flint, Michigan"
Shooshan Danagoulian, Wayne State University; Derek Jenkins, Wayne State University

"Beyond Birth Weight: Identifying Early Life Exposure to Air Pollution through the Lens of Prenatal Ultrasound Scans"
Xi Chen, Yale University; Hao Deng, Yale University; Yawei Zhang, Yale University

"Lead in the Water: An Analysis of Blood Lead Levels Before, During, and After a Pipe Replacement"
Ludovica Gazze, University of Chicago; Jennifer A. Heissel, Naval Postgraduate School

“Lead Exposure and Student Outcomes: A Study of Flint Schools”
Jessica Sauve-Syed, Furman University

Discussants: Xi Chen, Yale University; Shooshan Danagoulian, Wayne State University; Monica Deza, Hunter College; Ludovica Gazze, University of Chicago

11AM-12:20PM: Factors Affecting Health Outcomes and Related Behaviors

Session Chair: Yaa Akosa Antwi, John Hopkins University
Session Organizer: Karen Conway, University of New Hampshire

“Reassessing the Effects of Mandatory Waiting Periods for Abortion
Mayra Pineda Torres, Texas A&M University; Jason M. Lindo, Texas A&M University

"Parental Economic Shocks and Infant Health"
Patralekha Ukil, University of Connecticut

"The Effects of Superstition on Health Outcomes: Evidence from the Taiwanese Ghost Month"
Chia-Lun Liu, Lehigh University; Martin Halla, Johannesaz, Austria, Christian Doppler Laboratory Aging Health, and the Labor Market, IZA, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn.,GOG, Austrian Public Health Institute, Vienna; Jin-Tan Liu, NTU, National Taiwan University, NBER, Cambridge, MA

"More Sneezing, Less Crime? Seasonal Allergies, Transitory Costs and the Market for Offenses"
Aaron Chalfin, University of Pennsylvania; Shooshan Danagoulian, Wayne State University; Monica Deza, Hunter College

Discussants: Anca M. Grecu, Seton Hall University; Chia-Lun Liu, Lehigh University; Christina Jenq NYU-Shanghai; Yaa Akosa Antwi, John Hopkins University

1-2:20PM: Gender, Discrimination and Labor Markets

Session Chair: Sabrina Terrizzi, Moravian College
Session Organizer: Karen Conway, University of New Hampshire

"The Gender Wage Gap in China: Evidence from the China Employer Employee Survey"
Christina Jenq, NYU-Shanghai; Albert Park, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

"The U. S. Gender Earnings Gap: A State- Level Analysis"
Christine L. Storrie, SUNY-Oneonta; Taylor W. Lee, Pennsylvania State University

"Entrepreneurship among Migrant Households and Migrant-sending Communities: Evidence from Nepal"
Mahesh Dahal, University of Connecticut

"SNAP Recipients' Allocation of Time to the Labor Market"
Sanae Tashiro, Rhode Island College

Discussants: Sanae Tashiro, Rhode Island College; Kusum Mundra, Rutgers University; Patralekha Ukil, University of Connecticut; Sabrina Terrizzi, Moravian College

2:30-3:50PM: Provision and Transmission across Generations

Session Chair: Catalina Herrera Almanza, Northeastern University
Session Organizer: Karen Conway, University of New Hampshire

"Intergenerational Health Effects of Head Start"
Esra Kose, Bucknell University

"Human Capital and the Intergenerational Transmission of Intimate Partner Violence in a Developing Country Setting"
Catalina Herrera Almanza, Northeastern University; Jorge Aguero, University of Connecticut; Kira Villa, University of New Mexico

"Trade-Offs in Intergenerational Family Care Provision"
Monica Carney, College of the Holy Cross

Discussants: Monica Carney, College of the Holy Cross; Catalina Herrera Almanza, Northeastern University; Mahesh Dahal, University of Connecticut; Esra Kose, Bucknell University

4-5:20PM: Political Economy, Inequality and the Public Sector

Session Chair: Jessica Hennessey, Furman University
Session Organizer: Karen Conway, University of New Hampshire

"The Impact of Volunteer Tax Assistance on EITC Participation and Claims"
Jessica Hennessey, Furman University

"The Political Dynamics of Debt and Entitlements"
Marina Azzimonti, Stony Brook University; Laura Karpuska, Stony Brook University

"A Public Sector for the Public Good"
Heidi Garrett-Peltier, University of Massachusetts

"Evidence for a Green Gender Gap"
Debra Israel, Indiana State University

Discussants: Taylor W. Lee, Pennsylvania State University; Jessica Hennessey, Furman University; Laura Karpuska, Stony Brook University; Heidi Garrett-Peltier, University of Massachusetts

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