2008 IAFFE Summer Conference

Summary of All Sessions

#Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
1June 19, 2008
10:30-12:00
Aula Magna Open Plenary: Feminist Economics in Italy5
2June 19, 2008
13:30-15:00
Organi Collegiali Characteristics & Employment Conditions of Care Workers4
3June 19, 2008
13:30-15:00
Principi D'Acaja Gender Budgeting5
4June 19, 2008
13:30-15:00
Aula Lauree Gender, Poverty and Economic Vulnerability4
5June 19, 2008
13:30-15:00
Palazzo Venturi Feminist Policy Analysis I5
6June 19, 2008
13:30-15:00
Aula Magna Women's Education and Training5
7June 19, 2008
13:30-15:00
University Library Sex Work and Trafficking5
8June 19, 2008
13:30-15:00
Alllara Gender and Decentralized Governance: International Perspectives4
9June 19, 2008
15:30-17:00
Palazzo Venturi Women and Violence3
10June 19, 2008
15:30-17:00
Organi Collegiali Gender, Assets and Access to Credit3
11June 19, 2008
15:30-17:00
Allara Gender and Decentralized Governance in India4
12June 19, 2008
15:30-17:00
Aula Lauree Transnational Labor & Care Work4
13June 19, 2008
15:30-17:00
Principi D'Acaja Gender & Economic Development: Mekong Delta & Thailand4
14June 19, 2008
15:30-17:00
Aula Magna Women, Science and Higher Education4
15June 19, 2008
15:30-17:00
University Library Post Keynesian Contributions to Feminist Economics2
16June 19, 2008
17:00-17:45
Aula Magna IAFFE Membership Meeting0
17June 20, 2008
9:00-10:30
Principi D'Acaja Gender and Migration: Causes & Consequences5
18June 20, 2008
9:00-10:30
Organi Collegiali Inequality, Development and Growth: Feminist Economics Special Issue4
19June 20, 2008
9:00-10:30
Aula Lauree Women in Informal Labor Markets - International Perspectives3
20June 20, 2008
9:00-10:30
Allara Capability Approach3
21June 20, 2008
9:00-10:30
Aula Magna Women's Education II5
22June 20, 2008
9:00-10:30
Palazzo Venturi Gender & Health I4
23June 20, 2008
9:00-10:30
University Library Time Use, Unpaid Work and Gender3
24June 20, 2008
11:00-12:30
University Library Workshop: Feminist Economics and Women's Studies: building the relationships0
25June 20, 2008
11:00-12:30
Palazzo Venturi Gendered Division of Labor and Nonmarket Activities4
26June 20, 2008
11:00-12:30
Allara Employment, Occupational Segregation and Wages5
27June 20, 2008
11:00-12:30
Principi D'Acaja Feminism and the Economics of Climate Change3
28June 20, 2008
11:00-12:30
Aula Lauree International Perspectives on GLBTQ Issues5
29June 20, 2008
11:00-12:30
Aula Magna Roundtable on Financing for Development and Gender Equality3
30June 20, 2008
11:00-12:30
Organi Collegiali Family Policies, Child Care4
31June 20, 2008
14:00-15:30
Aula Magna Making Tax Reforms Work for Women4
32June 20, 2008
14:00-15:30
Organi Collegiali Feminist Policy Analysis5
33June 20, 2008
14:00-15:30
Palazzo Venturi Gender and the Middle East5
34June 20, 2008
14:00-15:30
Allara Comparative Studies of Pay Inequality4
35June 20, 2008
14:00-15:30
Principi D'Acaja Gender, Competition and Theories of Excellence4
36June 20, 2008
14:00-15:30
Aula Lauree Gender, Trade and Globalization5
37June 20, 2008
15:30-17:00
University Library Gender & Health II4
38June 20, 2008
15:30-17:00
Aula Magna CHILD: Studies on Marriage and Fertility 4
39June 20, 2008
15:30-17:00
Aula Lauree Gender and the Corporation5
40June 20, 2008
15:30-17:00
Organi Collegiali Feminist Pedagogy and Economic Thought4
41June 20, 2008
15:30-17:00
Allara Precarious Work and Gender4
42June 20, 2008
15:30-17:00
Palazzo Venturi Women's Work and Education in China5
43June 20, 2008
16:00-17:30
Principi D'Acaja Mexican Women: Both Sides of the Border4
44June 21, 2008
9:00-10:30
Principi D'Acaja Political Power, Participation and Gender5
45June 21, 2008
9:00-10:30
Aula Lauree Marriage and Fertility4
46June 21, 2008
9:00-10:30
University Library Gender and Asset Ownership: A Guide to Collecting Individual-Level Data"1
47June 21, 2008
9:00-10:30
Allara Lesbian Feminist Economics at Queer Times - Neoliberalism, Globalization and Homo-Normativity4
48June 21, 2008
9:00-10:30
Organi Collegiali Women and Paid Work5
49June 21, 2008
11:00-12:30
Aula Magna Closing Plenary: Roundtable on Major Works In Feminist Economics5
 

49 sessions, 193 papers


 

2008 IAFFE Summer Conference

Complete List of All Sessions


Session 1: Open Plenary: Feminist Economics in Italy

Session Chair: Cecilia Conrad, Scripps College
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Location: Aula Magna
 

By Elisabetta Addis Economics, D.E.I.R. University of Sassari
   Presented by: Elisabetta Addis, University of Sassari (Sardinia) Italy
 

By Francesca Bettio University of Siena
   Presented by: Francesca Bettio, University of siena
 

By Fiorella Kostoris University of Rome La Sapienza
   Presented by: Fiorella Kostoris, University of Rome La Sapienza
 

By Antonella Picchio Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia
   Presented by: Antonella Picchio,
 

By Paola Villa Dipartimento di Economia Università degli Studi di Trento
   Presented by: Paola Villa,

Session 2: Characteristics & Employment Conditions of Care Workers

Session Chair: Susan Himmelweit, Open University
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Location: Organi Collegiali
 

The Social and Economic Security of Care workers in China
By Xinying Hu, Simon Fraser University
   Presented by: Xinying Hu, Simon Fraser University
 

UNPAID HIV/AIDS CARE: FORMS, CONTEXTS AND IMPLICATIONS
By Olagoke Akintola School of Psychology, Univeristy of KwaZuluNatal
   Presented by: Olagoke Akintola, University of KwaZuluNatal
 

Australian foster care: theorising about paying for caring labour
By Marilyn McHugh, University of New South Wales
   Presented by: Marilyn McHugh, Social Policy Research Centre
 

Home care reform in the Netherlands
By Irene van Staveren, Radboud University Nijmegen and Institute of Social Studies
   Presented by: Irene van Staveren, ISS

Session 3: Gender Budgeting

Session Chair: Ailsa McKay, Glasgow Caledonian University
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Location: Principi D'Acaja
 

IMPLICATIONS OF UN CSW 2008 MEETINGS FOR GENDER BUDGETING:
By GULAY GUNLUK-SENESEN Istanbul University
   Presented by: GULAY GUNLUK-SENESEN, ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY
 

Facing up to political change: the future for gender budgeting in Scotland
By Ailsa McKay Glasgow Caledonian University
   Presented by: Ailsa McKay, Glasgow Caledonian University
 

Gender Budgeting as a tool to promote Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Direct Budget Support – A framework for implementation applied to the case of the Sector Wide Approach Education in Burkina Faso
By Katharina Mader, WU WIEN Katharina Muhr, WU WIEN
   Presented by: Katharina Muhr, WU Wien
 

EU macroeconomic policy rules and repercussions on Gender Budgeting in Member States
By Klatzer, Elisabeth, Watch Group. Gender and Public Finance Schlager, Christa, Watch Group. Gender and Public Finance
   Presented by: Elisabeth Klatzer, Watch Group. Gender and Public Finance
 

A human development approach to gender auditing: The case of Italy.
By Tindara Addabbo, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Giovanna Badalassi, Centro Analisi delle Politiche Pubbliche Francesca Corrado, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Antonella Picchio, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
   Presented by: Tindara Addabbo, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia

Session 4: Gender, Poverty and Economic Vulnerability

Session Chair: Mary King, Portland State University
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Location: Aula Lauree
 

Structural equation modeling of the capability approach
By Ramzi Mabsout, Nijmegen School of Management - Economics Dpt, Radboud University
   Presented by: Ramzi Mabsout, NSM
 

Making Ends Meet: Vulnerability among Urban Informal Sector Households
By Maria Floro, American University Hazel Malapit, Action for Economic Reforms, Philippines
   Presented by: Maria Floro, American University
 

Powerless or poorly informed: how does it matter for monitoring?
By Kari H Eika, Department of Economics, University of Oslo, Norway.
   Presented by: Kari Eika, public
 

Poverty in the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community in the US
By Randy Albelda, Univ of Massachusetts Boston, USA M. V. Lee Badgett, Univ of Massachusetts Amherst, USA Gary Gates, UCLA, USA Alyssa Schneebaum, Univ of Massachusetts Amherst USA
   Presented by: M.V. Lee Badgett, University of Mass, Amherst

Session 5: Feminist Policy Analysis I

Session Chair: Edith Kuiper, University of Amsterdam
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Location: Palazzo Venturi
 

Poor Old Grandmas? A Note On The Gender Dimension of Pension Reforms
By Marcella Corsi, Department of Economic Sciences, University of Rome "La Sapienza" Carlo D'Ippoliti, Department of Economic and Business Sciences, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome
   Presented by: Carlo D'Ippoliti, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
 

Restructuring the male breadwinner model: new challenges for a rapidly changing Australia
By Rhonda Sharp, Hawke Research Institute for Sustainable Societies, University of South Australia. Ray Broomhill, Australian Institute for Social Research, University of Adelaide.
   Presented by: Rhonda Sharp, University of South Australia
 

Trade, technology and gender wage gap: A case of Japan
By Yumiko Yamamoto, Dept. of Economics, University of Utah; UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre Colombo
   Presented by: Yumiko Yamamoto, UNDP Regional Centre in Colombo
 

Mexican Migration: Macroeconomic Policies
By Alicia Girón Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas-UNAM Ma. Luisa González Marín Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas-UNAM
   Presented by: Alicia Girón, UNAM
 

Gender in Peripherical Countries
By Silvia Berger Ministry of Economy and Production
   Presented by: Silvia Berger,

Session 6: Women's Education and Training

Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Location: Aula Magna
 

Building a knowledge economy: knowledge and job opportunities in a gender perspective
By Angela Cipollone University of Rome Tor Vergata Marcella Corsi University of Rome La Sapienza Carlo D'Ippoliti University of Rome La Sapienza
   Presented by: Angela Cipollone, University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
 

Women’s Education and Expenditure Allocation: Evidence from Guatemalan Households
By Lina Salazar American University
   Presented by: Lina salazar, American University
 

Improving Women's Educational Outcomes: Reconciling Short-Term Policy Proposals With Long-Term Strategies
By Marianne T. Hill Center for Policy Research, MS IHL
   Presented by: Marianne Hill, MS IHL
 

Women's entrepreneurship, education and gender issues in West Africa
By Astrig Tasgian, Department of Economics, Univ. of Torino Chiara Monticone, Univ. of Torino
   Presented by: Astrig Tasgian, University of Torino
 

Training Gaps By Gender and Minority Status in Oregon Apprenticeship Programs
By Gunseli BERIK, Cihan BILGINSOY, Larry WILLIAMS
   Presented by: Cihan Bilginsoy,

Session 7: Sex Work and Trafficking

Session Chair: Maria Laura di Tommaso,
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Location: University Library
 

The road to sex trade: The Buntog Experience
By Ms. Mildred D. Megarbio
   Presented by: Mildred Megarbio, Ateneo de Davao University
 

Combating Trafficking in Persons in the East/Southeast Asia: Policy Coherence between Development Cooperation Policies (the ODA policy) and Other Domestic Policies of Japan
By Kana Takamatsu Ph.D. Candidate The University of Tokyo
   Presented by: Kana Takamatsu, University of Tokyo
 

“In the Room, Each Woman Makes Her Own Deal” Risk, Reward and Bargaining Power of Sex Workers in Managua, Nicaragua
By Alys Willman, The New School Graduate Program in International Affairs
   Presented by: Alys Willman, The New School University
 

Poverty, struggle and solidarity:voices of former ‘prostitutes’ for U.S. military stationed in South Korea
By Okja Seo Kyoto university
   Presented by: Okja Seo, Kyoto University
 

Gendering Labour Migrations From Ukraine
By Ganna Gerasymenko
   Presented by: Ganna Gerasymenko, Institute ofDemographyand Social Studies

Session 8: Gender and Decentralized Governance: International Perspectives

Session Chair: Bina Agarwal, Institute of Economic Growth
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 13:30 - 15:00
Location: Alllara
 

Gender, quotas and governance in Latin America
By Mala Htun New School for Social Research
   Presented by: Mala Htun,
 

Gender, communities and forest governance in South Asia: Chasing the Critical Mass
By Bina Agarwal Institute of Economic Growth
   Presented by: Bina Agarwal, Institute of Economic Growth
 

Gender, Democratic Participation and Local Government in South Africa
By Shireen Hassim University of the Witwatersrand
   Presented by: Shireen Hassim,
 

Gender and decentralised governance: an overview
By Melissa Maclean
   Presented by: Melissa Maclean,

Session 9: Women and Violence

Session Chair: Cecilia Conrad, Scripps College
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Palazzo Venturi
 

The Healing Journey: A Labour Market Study of Women Who Experience Intimate Partner Violence
By Linda DeRiviere, University of Winnipeg Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
   Presented by: Linda DeRiviere, University of Winnipeg
 

Estimating the costs of domestic violence
By Cristina Santos, The Open University and University College London
   Presented by: Cristina Santos, The Open University
 

Young Women Speak Out: Weaving Reproductive Health Consequences with Narratives of Violence”
By Ms. Mildred D. Megarbio and Atty. Romeo T. Cabarde Jr.
   Presented by: Mildred Megarbio, Ateneo de Davao University

Session 10: Gender, Assets and Access to Credit

Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Organi Collegiali
 

Effect of Microfinance on Vulnerability, Poverty and Risk in Low Income Households
By Ranjula Bali Swain, Department of Economics, Uppsala University, Sweden. Maria Floro, Department of Economics, American University
   Presented by: Ranjula Bali Swain, Uppsala University
 

Are women from low-income urban households more likely to be credit constrained? Evidence from the Philippines
By Hazel Jean Malapit American University
   Presented by: Hazel Jean Malapit, Action for Economic Reforms
 

Microfinance, Poverty and Women Empowerment : The Need for Social Performance Management for the MFIs
By Professor Anup Dash Center for Youth and Social Development E-1, Institutional Area, P.O. : RRL Bhubaneswar – 751 013 (Orissa), India E.mail : dashanup@hotmail.com
   Presented by: Anup Dash, Center for Youth and Social Development

Session 11: Gender and Decentralized Governance in India

Session Chair: Pareena Lawrence, University of Minnesota, Morris
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Allara
 

Gender and local governance in India: An Overview
By Navsaran Singh IDRC, Delhi
   Presented by: Navsharan Singh,
 

An Assessment of Gender and Governance in Panchayati Raj Institution in Northern India
By Dr. Pareena G. Lawrence, University of Minnesota, Morris Dr. Kavita Chakravarthy, M.D. University, Rohtak, India
   Presented by: Pareena Lawrence, University of Minnesota, Morris
 

Politics, Patriarchy and Democratic Decentralization in South India
By J. Devika Center for Development Studies, Trivandrum
   Presented by: J. Devika,
 

Gender and Governing Water Resources in Western India
By Seema Kulkarni SOPPECOM Pune, India
   Presented by: Seema Kulkarni,

Session 12: Transnational Labor & Care Work

Session Chair: Irene van Staveren, ISS
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Aula Lauree
 

Working Women, Migrant Women and Care Work in Greece: a latecomer's perspective
By Antigone Lyberaki Panteion University of Social and Political Science
   Presented by: Antigone Lyberaki, Panteion University of Social and Politi
 

Care regimes and national employment models
By Annamaria Simonazzi University of Rome, La Sapienza
   Presented by: Annamaria Simonazzi, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
 

Care work via household services: Processes of transforming care in Austria
By Kreimer Margareta, University of Graz
   Presented by: Margareta Kreimer, University of Graz
 

Care Economy: Revision or Revolution of Economic Theory?
By Ulrike Knobloch (Department of Social Work and Social Policy, University of Fribourg Switzerland, ulrike.knobloch@unifr.ch) Hella Hoppe (Senior Economic Affairs Officer, Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches, Berne, Switzerland, hella.hoppe@sek-feps.ch)
   Presented by: Ulrike Knobloch, University of Fribourg Switzerland

Session 13: Gender & Economic Development: Mekong Delta & Thailand

Session Chair: Yana Rodgers, Rutgers University
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Principi D'Acaja
 

Road Development and Changes in Mobility and Gender Relations in the Lao-Thai Border
By Tanaradee Khumya
   Presented by: Tanaradee Khumya, Asian Institute of Technology
 

Children’s Nutritional Status and Mother’s Education: An Examination of Son Preference in Cambodia
By Jane E. Miller, Rutgers University Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, Rutgers University Giselle Colorado, Rutgers University
   Presented by: Yana Rodgers, Rutgers University
 

Household headship, human capital and asset accumulation: Evidence from a longitudinal study, Thailand
By Malee Sunpuwan Institute for Population and Social Research Mahidol University, Thailand Chai Podhisita Institute for Population and Social Research Mahidol University, Thailand
   Presented by: Malee Sunpuwan, Mahidol Uiversity
 

Education, Gender Equallity, and the Economic and Political Status of Women in Thailand
By Dr.Yada Praparpun Economics dept, Ramkhamheang university, Thailand Dr.Richard lynch, College of Education, Korea university, Korea
   Presented by: yada praparpun, Ramkhamheang University

Session 14: Women, Science and Higher Education

Session Chair: Agneta Stark,
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Aula Magna
 

Entries to Management? Female Graduates of Business Administration and Economics in the Labour Market in Germany
By Friederike Maier Berlin School of Economics Berlin, Germany
   Presented by: Friederike Maier, Berlin School of Economics/FHW Berlin
 

Scientific productivity and academic success for women economists in Italy
By Angela Cipollone University of Rome Tor Vergata
   Presented by: Angela Cipollone, University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
 

The Representation of Women Faculty at Public Research Universities: Do Unions Make a Difference?
By Ann Mari May, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Elizabeth Moorhouse, Lycoming College Jennifer Peterson, Doane College
   Presented by: Ann Mari May, University of Nebraska
 

How Much Has the Gender Gap in Citations Declined in Economics and Why?
By Marianne Ferber Michael Brun
   Presented by: Marianne Ferber, IAFFE

Session 15: Post Keynesian Contributions to Feminist Economics

Session Chair: Colin Danby, University of Washington, Bothell
Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: University Library
 

Gender and economic instability: A feminist contribution to Post Keynesian economics (II)
By S. Charusheela, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
   Presented by: S Charusheela, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
 

Relationality and Care: On Feminist and Post Keynesian Doctrines of Knowledge
By Colin Danby, University of Washington, Bothell
   Presented by: Colin Danby, University of Washington, Bothell

Session 16: IAFFE Membership Meeting

Date: June 19, 2008
Time: 17:00 - 17:45
Location: Aula Magna

Session 17: Gender and Migration: Causes & Consequences

Session Chair: Consolata Kabonesa,
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Principi D'Acaja
 

Female Migration in Ukraine: Determinants and Consequences
By Iryna Kyzyma, PhD, Economic Theory and Law Department, Kirovohrad National Technical University, Ukraine
   Presented by: Iryna Kyzyma, Kirovohrad National Technical University
 

The Evolving Occupational Patterns of Immigrant and Native-Born Women: An Empirical Study of Assimilation in Canada
By Najma R. Sharif Saint Mary's University
   Presented by: Najma Sharif, Saint Mary's University
 

Gender, migration, remittances - evidence from Germany
By Elke Holst DIW Berlin and University of Flensburg Andrea Schäfer DIW Berlin and Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences Mechthild Schrooten University of Applied Science Bremen and DIW Berlin
   Presented by: Mechthild Schrooten, University of Applied Science Bremen
 

Labour Migration - New Job Opportunities or The Way To Escape from Poverty For Women / Georgian Case/
By Charita Jashi
   Presented by: Charita Jashi, Tbilisi State University
 

Who is Bearing the Burden? Exploring the Role of Albanian International Migration on Education
By Juna Miluka, American University Andrew Dabalen, The World Bank
   Presented by: Juna Miluka, American University

Session 18: Inequality, Development and Growth: Feminist Economics Special Issue

Session Chair: Yana Rodgers, Rutgers University
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Organi Collegiali
 

The Impact of Married Women’s Employment and Earnings on Income Inequality
By Ding Sai, The institute of Ethnology and Anthropology Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Xiao-yuan Dong, University of Winnipeg Shi Li, School of Business and Administration Beijing Normal University
   Presented by: Xiao-yuan Dong, University of Winnipeg
 

Trade, Technology and Gender-differentiated Impacts on Employment: A case study of Japan
By Yumiko Yamamoto, University of Utah/UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre
   Presented by: Yumiko Yamamoto, UNDP Regional Centre in Colombo
 

Impact of Investment in Kenya's Priority Sectors on Gendered Employment Outcomes: A Social Accounting Multiplier Analysis Approach
By Bernadette Wanjala, Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis/Development Research Institute, Tilburg University, Netherlands Maureen Were,Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis
   Presented by: BERNADETTE WANJALA, KIPPRA
 

Gender equality and economic growth in World Development Report 2006
By Diane Elson University of Essex
   Presented by: Diane Elson, University of Essex

Session 19: Women in Informal Labor Markets - International Perspectives

Session Chair: Chin-Ju Lin,
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Aula Lauree
 

Street Vendors and Mobile Hawkers: Women and Informal Sector in Mekong sub-region of Vietnam. Laos, and Cambodia
By Saksi R Pansey WARI
   Presented by: Shashi Pandey, WARI
 

Work-Life Reconciliation as Propagation Mechanism for Regularizing Women’s Informal Work within the Italian Mezzogiorno
By Maria Rosaria Garofalo University of Salerno, Italy Mita Marra CNR-University of Salerno, Italy
   Presented by: MIta Marra, Italy's National Research Council
 

Women As Pillars Of National Economy In Nigeria: A Study Of Economic Activities Of Rural Women In Six Local Government Areas Of Ondo State
By M.M. Afolabi (Mrs) Centre for Gender and Social Policy Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
   Presented by: Afolabi Monsurat, Obafemi Awolowo University

Session 20: Capability Approach

Session Chair: Maria Laura di Tommaso,
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Allara
 

Re-thinking child labour and child work through the capabilities approach: a new definition of children activities
By Università di Firenze, Facoltà di Economia Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche Via delle Pandette 9, stanza 2.18, tel. 055-4374561, fax 055-4374905 email: mario.biggeri@unifi.it
   Presented by: Mario Biggeri, University of Florence
 

Patriarchy and its evil effect on capability development in women
By Krishna Kant Jha Faculty Member, P.G.Department of Commerce, C.M. College, Darbhanga, Bihar, India, Member,Human Development and Capability Association,Harvard University(USA)
   Presented by: Krishna Kant Jha, C.M.College,Darbhanga, Bihar, India
 

Women's participation in paid work: a case study of low income households in Batticaloa
By Ahila Thillainathan
   Presented by: Ahila Thillainathan, UNDP Sri Lanka

Session 21: Women's Education II

Session Chair: Martha MacDonald, Saint Mary's University
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Aula Magna
 

Women's Education and Redefined Subordination: Coping with Challanges of Social Transformations of Urban Uganda- A research agenda
By Peace Musiimenta Makerere University
   Presented by: Peace Musiimenta, Makerere University
 

Mother’s Education and Early Childhood Education in Developing Countries: A Case Study of two Northern States in India
By Sharmistha Self, Department of Economics, Missouri State University. Richard Grabowski, Department of Economics, Southern Illinois University.
   Presented by: Sharmistha Self, Missouri State University
 

Decomposing the impact of mother’s education on child food security in Mozambique: schooling, human capital or nutrition knowledge?
By Francesco Burchi, Department of Economics, Università degli Studi Roma Tre
   Presented by: Francesco Burchi, University Roma Tre
 

Education, Gender And Migration
By Santosh Nandal Department of Santosh Nandal Department of Economics Maharshi Dayanand University Rohtak, India.
   Presented by: Santosh Nandal, M.D.University
 

Education and Growth in the MENA region: a gendered approach
By Akri Boughanmi, Assistant Professer of Economics ISCAE University of Manuba Tunisia
   Presented by: Akri Boughanmi,

Session 22: Gender & Health I

Session Chair: Cecilia Conrad, Scripps College
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Palazzo Venturi
 

The relationship between education and female preventive health: the case of Mexican women
By Pamela Ortiz Arévalo Assitant Professor Universidad de Alicante
   Presented by: Yleana Ortiz-Arevalo, Universidad de Alicante
 

Chronic disease and its influence on household's income in rural China
By Li Yang Peking university Judy Xu New York Institute of Technology Xiao-Hua Zhou University of Washington
   Presented by: Li Yang, Peking University
 

Infant Feeding and Asthma: Is Breast milk Best?
By Tiffany L. Green Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar University of Wisconsin Madison
   Presented by: Tiffany Green, University of Wisconsin Madison
 

Work behavior and body mass index: is the increase in obesity women's fault?
By Jennifer Ball, Washburn University
   Presented by: Jennifer Ball,

Session 23: Time Use, Unpaid Work and Gender

Session Chair: Rania Antonopoulos, Levy Economics Institute
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: University Library
 

1. Economy-wide impacts of Employment Guarantee Policies: Can They Promote Pro-poor Growth and Gender Equality2. Valeria Esquivel
By Rania Antonopoulos, Levy Economics Institute and Kijong Kim, Levy Economics Institute
   Presented by: Rania Antonopoulos, Levy Economics Institute
 

Lessons from the Buenos Aires Time Use Survey
By Valeria Esquivel, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento
   Presented by: Valeria Esquivel, Universidad Nacional de Gral. Sarmiento
 

Understanding Poverty: Insights Emerging From Time Use of the Poor
By Indira Hirway, CFDA
   Presented by: Indira Hirway, Centre for Development Alternatives

Session 24: Workshop: Feminist Economics and Women's Studies: building the relationships

Session Chair: Susan Feiner, University of Southern Maine
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: University Library

Session 25: Gendered Division of Labor and Nonmarket Activities

Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Palazzo Venturi
 

Does parenthood strengthen a traditional household division of labor?
By Maria Stanfors Center for economic demography and Dept of economic history, Lund University Martin Dribe Center for economic demography and Dept of economic history, Lund University
   Presented by: Maria Stanfors, University of Lund
 

The allocation of time by dutch women
By Ingrid Ooms, the Netherlands Institute for Social Research / SCP, The Hague, Tne Netherlands
   Presented by: Ingrid Ooms, Netherlands Institute for Social Researc
 

When do market and non-market working time uses start to be different by gender?
By Lina Galvez-Muñoz,Pablo de Olavide University Paula Rodriguez-Modroño,Pablo de Olavide University Monica Dominguez-Serrano, Pablo de Olavide University
   Presented by: Paula Rodriguez-Modrono, University Pablo de Olavide
 

Domestic Responsibility and Women’s Earnings in Low Income Chinese Villages
By Heng Wang
   Presented by: Heng Wang, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Session 26: Employment, Occupational Segregation and Wages

Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Allara
 

Barriers facing older women and men in the UK labor market: views from the sharp end
[slides]
By Fiona Carmichael, University of Birmingham UK Lorna Porcellato, Liverpool John Moores University, UK Claire Hulme, Leeds University
   Presented by: Fiona Carmichael, University of Birmingham
 

An alternative proposal for measuring occupational segregation
By Olga Alonso-Villar, University of Vigo Coral del Río, University of Vigo
   Presented by: Olga Alonso-Villar, Universidade de Vigo
 

Women at Work - Occupational Segregation, and Wage Discrimination - Germany and the United States Compared
By Veronika V. EBERHARTER University of Innsbruck, Departement of Economics Universitaetsstrasse 15/3 A-6020 INNSBRUCK
   Presented by: Veronika Eberharter, University of Innsbruck
 

The Gen Y Gender Wage Gap in Australia
By Anne Daly Faculty of Business and Government University of Canberra Rebecca Cassells,NATSEM, University of Canberra Marcia Keegan, NATSEM, University of Canberra Justine McNamara, NATSEM,University of Canberra
   Presented by: Anne Daly, University of Canberra
 

Modelling employment and wages outcomes of spouses: is she outearning him?
By Elena STANCANELLI, CNRS, GREDEG, Nice and OFCE, Sciences-Po, Paris
   Presented by: Stancanelli Elena, CNRS

Session 27: Feminism and the Economics of Climate Change

Session Chair: Julie Nelson, Tufts University
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Principi D'Acaja
 

Feminist Economics and Climate Justice: a social provisioning analysis of climate change policy
By Marilyn Power, Sarah Lawrence College
   Presented by: Marilyn Power, Sarah Lawrence College
 

Economists, Value Judgments, and Climate Change: A View from Feminist Economics
By Julie A. Nelson, GDAE, Tufts University
   Presented by: Julie Nelson, Tufts University
 

Economics & ethics of GHG allocation
By Karey Harrison, University of Southern Queensland
   Presented by: Karey Harrison, University of Southern Queensland

Session 28: International Perspectives on GLBTQ Issues

Session Chair: Prue Hyman, Victoria University of Welllington, NZ
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Aula Lauree
 

New Zealand Perspectives
By Prue Hyman, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
   Presented by: Prue Hyman, Victoria University of Welllington, NZ
 

Garments of market-based citizenship on lesbian feminist bodies
By Christine Klapeer, Universities of Innsbruck and Vienna
   Presented by: Christine Klapeer, Universities of Innsbruck and Vienna
 

Queer politics, French style
By Bronwyn Winter The University of Sydney
   Presented by: Bronwyn Winter, University of Sydney
 

Explaining the Spread of Gay Marriage Laws in Europe and North America
By M. V. Lee Badgett
   Presented by: M.V. Lee Badgett, University of Mass, Amherst
 

A Demographic History of Same-Sex Cohabitation between 1850 and 2000
By Stacy Sneeringer, Wellesley College
   Presented by: Stacy Sneeringer, Wellesley College

Session 29: Roundtable on Financing for Development and Gender Equality

Session Chair: Caren Grown, American University
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Aula Magna
 

Improving budgets: a framework for assessing gender responsive budget initiatives
By Rhonda Sharp, University of South Australia Diane Elson, University of Essex
   Presented by: Rhonda Sharp, University of South Australia
 

Macroecononomic Requirements for Financing Gender Equality Interventions
By Caren Grown American University
   Presented by: Caren Grown, American University
 

Integrating the Policy Interactions between Debt, Finance and Trade through Gender
By Manuel F. Montes, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs
   Presented by: Manuel Montes, United Nations

Session 30: Family Policies, Child Care

Session Chair: Gabrielle Meagher, University of Sydney
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Organi Collegiali
 

Home based funded child care in Australia – Modelling the economic and social cost of provision
By W. Kathy Tannous - Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales
   Presented by: W. Tannous, University of New South Wales
 

Parents who don’t use childcare: who provides the care in working couple families with infants?
By Baxter, Jennifer (Australian Institute of Family Studies) Gray, Matthew (Australian Institute of Family Studies)
   Presented by: Jennifer Baxter, Australian Institute of Family Studies
 

Conjugal Contract, Gender Discrimination in Labor Market and Family Policies
By Elisabeth CUDEVILLE Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University Magali RECOULES Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University
   Presented by: Cudeville Elisabeth, Paris 1 University
 

Policies for reconciliation of work and private life: the case of parental leave/benefits in Europe. A feminist approach
By Maria Pazos Moran [Institute for Fiscal Studies - Spain - Ministerio de Economía- ] Carmen Castro Garcia [University Complutense of Madrid ]
   Presented by: Carmen Castro, University Complutense of Madrid

Session 31: Making Tax Reforms Work for Women

Session Chair: Caren Grown, American University
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: Aula Magna
 

Gender, Equity and Taxation in Argentina
By Corina Rodriguez-Enriquez Conciet-Ciepp Darío Rossignolo, Ciepp Natalia Gherardi ELA Gabriela Colombo ELA.
   Presented by: Corina Rodríguez-Enríquez, Conicet - Ciepp
 

Gender, Equity and Taxation in Morocco
By Ahmed El Bouazzaoui Department of Finance, Morocco Hind Jalal Department of Finance, Morocco
   Presented by: Ahmed El Bouazzaoui,
 

The incidence of indirect taxes by gender: Evidence from South Africa
By Daniela Casale (School of Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal) Imraan Valodia (School of Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal)
   Presented by: Daniela Casale, University of KwaZulu-Natal
 

Gender, Equity and Taxation in the United Kingdom
By Sue Himmelweit Open University Cristina Santos Open University
   Presented by: Cristina Santos, The Open University

Session 32: Feminist Policy Analysis

Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: Organi Collegiali
 

Policy on unequal gendered entitlement within households: some UK results and some universal dilemmas
By Jerome De Henau, Open University Susan Himmelweit, Open University
   Presented by: Jerome De Henau, The Open University
 

Can Gender-Based Public Policies be effective in patriarchal societies?
By Maria C. Brun, University of Minnesota, Morris Pareena G. Lawrence, University of Minnesota, Morris
   Presented by: Maria Brun, University of Minnesota, Morris
 

THE FAME OF GENDER MAINSTREAMING:The mirage of gender equity in employment and budgeting
By Prof. Janet Olusi
   Presented by: Janet Olusi, Obafemi Awolowo Univeristy
 

Women’s Relative Incomes under Conservative and Liberal Policy Regimes: an Australian Case Study
By Siobhan Austen, Curtin University, Perth, Australia Gerry Redmond, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
   Presented by: Gerry Redmond, University of New South Wales
 

Gender and HIV/AIDS in India: Some Reflections for Gender Sensitive Budgeting
By Keerty Nakray
   Presented by: Keerty Nakray, Queen's University

Session 33: Gender and the Middle East

Session Chair: Jennifer Olmsted,
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: Palazzo Venturi
 

Gender, Economic Growth and Islam: A Cross Country Study
By Elissa Braunstein, Colorado State University Gamze Yasar, Colorado State University
   Presented by: Elissa Braunstein, Colorado State University
 

State Sponsored Wage Discrimination in Jordan
By Rula Taher Qalyoubi-Kemp University of Wisconsin - Stout
   Presented by: Rula Qalyoubi-Kemp, University of Wisconsin - Stout
 

Where is the Peace Dividend? A Class and Gender Analysis of Post-Oslo Employment in Palestine
By Jennifer Olmsted Drew University
   Presented by: Jennifer Olmsted,
 

Veiled Economy: Gender, Class and the Informal Sector in Iran
By Roksana Bahramitash
   Presented by: Roksana Bahramitash,
 

Women, Higher Education and Employment Opportunities in Contemporary Iran
By Goli Reza-Rashti
   Presented by: Goli Reza-Rashti,

Session 34: Comparative Studies of Pay Inequality

Session Chair: Rahsan Akbulut, Pomona College
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: Allara
 

Pay inequality in 25 European countries
By Síle O'Dorchai, Département d’Economie appliquée (DULBEA), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
   Presented by: Sle O'Dorchai, ULB
 

Union and Gender Earnings Gap: A Comparative Study of US and Korea with Different Wage Systems
By Donghun Cho, Hallym University Joonmo Cho, Sungkyunkwan University
   Presented by: Donghun Cho, Hallym University
 

Gender (In)Equality in Participation and Opportunity: The Case of Australia
By Alison Preston Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
   Presented by: Alison Preston, Curtin University of Technology
 

The work women do: a question of values?
By Ailsa McKay, Division of Public Policy, Glasgow Caledonian University Eleanor Gordon Department of Economics and Social History, University of Glasgow
   Presented by: Ailsa McKay, Glasgow Caledonian University

Session 35: Gender, Competition and Theories of Excellence

Session Chair: S Charusheela, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: Principi D'Acaja
 

A Theory of "Excellence"
By ADDIS, Elisabetta University of Sassari (Sardinia) Italy
   Presented by: Elisabetta Addis, University of Sassari (Sardinia) Italy
 

Gender and Self-Selection into a Competitive Environment: Are Women More Overconfident than Men?
By Lena Nekby, Department of Economics, Stockholm University; Peter Skogman Thoursie, Department of Economics, Stockholm University; Lars Vahtrik, Department of Economics, Stockholm University;
   Presented by: Lena Nekby, Stockholm University
 

HIS AND HERS: EXPLORING GENDER PUZZLES AND THE MEANING OF LIFE SATISFACTION
By Marina Della Giusta, University of Reading Uma Kambhampati, University of Reading
   Presented by: Marina Della Giusta, University of Reading
 

Masculine-related motive in valuation and promotion of the worst candidate
By Sophie LECOSTEY University of CAEN (France) CREM
   Presented by: sophie Lecostey, University of Caen

Session 36: Gender, Trade and Globalization

Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
Location: Aula Lauree
 

The Feminist Debate on Labor Standards: Garment Exports and Women’s Employment in Bangladesh
By Gunseli BERIK
   Presented by: Gunseli Berik, University of Utah
 

Migration and Gender Empowerment: A Study on Silk Weavers in Assam
By Dr. Kishor Goswami Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
   Presented by: Kishor Goswami, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
 

Migrant Peruvian Women in Santiago: Possibilities for labor mobilization
By Nora Reyes Campos, Centro de estudios de la mujer
   Presented by: Nora Reyes, Centro de estudios de la mujer
 

The new division of labor in the globalized economy: women’s challenges and opportunities
By valeria Sodano University Federico II of Naples
   Presented by: valeria sodano, university Federico II of Naples
 

Cross-border social security?: Childcare of Burmese migrant workers in Thailand
By Kyoko Kusakabe, Asian Institute of Technology Ruth Pearson, University of Leeds
   Presented by: Kyoko Kusakabe, Asian Institute of Technology

Session 37: Gender & Health II

Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: University Library
 

Birthing Alone: Factors Underlying De-medicalization of Birthing in Tajikistan
By Mieke Meurs, American University, Lisa Giddings, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
   Presented by: Mieke Meurs, American University
 

Low Maternal Nutritional Status in Bangladesh: Solid Fuels and Rural residence matter but NGO membership does not
By M. Omar Rahman & Kazi Md. Abul Kalam Azad Independent University, Bangladesh
   Presented by: Kazi Md. Azad, Independent University, Bangladesh
 

Maternal labor supply and child health:evidence from rural China
By Jing Liu Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China Xiao-yuan Dong University of Winnipeg, Canada
   Presented by: Jing Liu, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
 

Do NGOs Make a Difference? A Case Study of Female Health and Literacy in Rural Rajasthan
By Shirley Johnson-Lans Vassar College
   Presented by: Shirley Johnson-Lans, Vassar College

Session 38: CHILD: Studies on Marriage and Fertility

Session Chair: Maria Laura di Tommaso,
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Aula Magna
 

Do Family Planning Programmes Help The Employment of Women? The Case of Indian Mothers
By Gianna Claudia Giannelli,CHILD,IZA, University of Florence Francesca Francavilla, PSI, University of Florence
   Presented by: Francesca Francavilla,
 

On the Contribution of Hazel Kyrk to Family Economics
By Andrea H. Beller, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics & Gender and Women’s Studies University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign D. Elizabeth Kiss, Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
   Presented by: Andrea Beller, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 

Explaining the convergence in household material welfare between children in lone mother and two parent households in Russia between 1996 and 2003.
By Shireen Kanji University of Cambridge
   Presented by: Shireen Kanji, University of Cambridge
 

Do Chinese have stronger son preference than Vietnamese? A simple game theoretical approach
By Nguyen Duc Thanh Faculty of Economics, National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam
   Presented by: Nguyen Duc Thanh, National Economics University

Session 39: Gender and the Corporation

Session Chair: Cecilia Conrad, Scripps College
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Aula Lauree
 

Corporate Performance on Affirmative Actions and Causal Factors
By Joonmo Cho, School of Economics Sungkyunkwan University Taehee Kwon, School of Economics Sungkyunkwan University Junki Ahn, HRD Center Researcher, Sungkyunkwan University
   Presented by: Taehee Kwon, Sungkyunkwan University
 

Mutual Funds Performance: Does Gender Matter in an Emerging Market
By Rania Azmi, University of Portsmouth
   Presented by: Rania Azmi, University of Portsmouth
 

Corporate governance and equal employment opportunity: Testing inefficiency of gender discrimination
By Akira KAWAGUCHI Faculty of Policy Studies, Doshisha University
   Presented by: Akira Kawaguchi, Doshisha University
 

WOMEN ON BOARDS AND TOP MANAGEMENT: FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE OR GENDER EQUALITY?
By Pilar de Luis. Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain Ángel Martínez. Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain Manuela Pérez. Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain Mª José Vela. Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
   Presented by: Pilar de-Luis, Universidad de Zaragoza
 

The Efficiency of Private Employment Agencies for Matching of Women Labour Force: Case of Turkey
By İnci Kayhan KUZGUN Associate Professor Dr. Hacettepe University, Departmen of Economics. Beytepe/Ankara;Turkey.
   Presented by: İnci Kuzgun, Hacettepe University

Session 40: Feminist Pedagogy and Economic Thought

Session Chair: Annalisa Rosselli,
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Organi Collegiali
 

Practical Pedagogy for Feminist Economists Classrooms: Is Technology Oversold in Economic Education?
By Jean Shackelford Bucknell University
   Presented by: Jean Shackelford, Bucknell University
 

From Critical Thinking to Curricula: The new life of Women's Studies. An Italian case study.
By Mariagrazia Leone, Department of Sociology and Political Science, University of Calabria (Italy) email: mg.leone@unical.it Giovanna Vingelli, Department of Sociology and Political Science, University of Calabria (Italy), email: g.vingelli@unical.it
   Presented by: Mariagrazia Leone, Università della Calabria
 

Fundamentalism, Homophobia, and Queer Families: Reflections on Pedagogy
By Nancy E. Rose, California State University - San Bernardino
   Presented by: Nancy Rose, California State University, San Bernard
 

Profile of an Early American Feminist Economist: The Life of Virginia Penny
By Susan H. Gensemer Associate Professor Department of Economics Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Syracuse University Syracuse, NY 13244-1020 USA gensemer@maxwell.syr.edu (315)443-2294 fax: (315)443-3717
   Presented by: Susan Gensemer, Syracuse University

Session 41: Precarious Work and Gender

Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Allara
 

Spatial Dimensions of Gendered Precarity: Challenges for Comparative Research
By Martha MacDonald, Saint Mary's University
   Presented by: Martha MacDonald, Saint Mary's University
 

The Precarious and Gendered Nature of Teenage Work
By Marjorie Griffin Cohen, Simon Fraser University
   Presented by: Marjorie Cohen, Simon Fraser University
 

Fiscal Incidence When Welfare Matters: The Case of Subsidization of Home-care for the Elderly
By Haizhen Mou Department of Economics, Carleton University Stanley L. Winer School of Public Policy and Administration, and Department of Economics, Carleton University
   Presented by: Haizhen Mou, Carleton University
 

Filling the Gaps: Research on gender, low-wage work and public work supports in the United States
By Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts Boston
   Presented by: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts Boston

Session 42: Women's Work and Education in China

Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 15:30 - 17:00
Location: Palazzo Venturi
 

The Role Children's Education Plays in the Settlement Decisions of Chinese Rural Women Migrants
By Rachel Connelly, Bowdoin College Kenneth Roberts, Southwestern University Zhenzhen Zheng, Chinese Academy of Social Science
   Presented by: Rachel Connelly, Bowdoin College
 

Female and flexible? Gender and the informalisation of employment in urban China.
By Dr. Sarah Cook, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK Dr. Yuan Ni, China Youth University of Political Science, Beijing.
   Presented by: Sarah Cook, University of Sussex
 

Changing Patterns of Labor Force Participation of Men and Women in Urban and Rural China
By Margaret Maurer-Fazio, Bates College James W. Hughes, Bates College Dandan Zhang,Australia National University
   Presented by: Margaret Maurer-Fazio, Bates College
 

Gendered Employment in the Growing ICT Sector in China: Beijing and Wuhan
By Nahid Aslanbeigui, Professor of Economics, Monmouth University. Xiao-yuan Dong, Professor of Economics, University of Winnepeg and China Center for Economic Research, Beijing University. Hu Jie, CASS Gale Summerfield, Assoc. Professor of Human and Community Development and Director of the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
   Presented by: Gale Summerfield, Univ. of Illinois
 

Grade Retention and the School Performance of girls in Rural China
By Xinxin Chen, Zhejiang Gongshang University(China)
   Presented by: Xinxin Chen, Zhejiang Gongshang University

Session 43: Mexican Women: Both Sides of the Border

Session Chair: Lourdes Beneria, Cornell University
Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Location: Principi D'Acaja
 

Hurdles and discrimination toward legislative women of the Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD) in Mexico
By María Luisa Gonzalez Marin
   Presented by: María Gonzalez, Universidad nacionalo Autonoma de Mexico
 

Obstacles and Limitations in Women’s Empowerment: The Case of Partido Acción Nacional in Mexico
By Patricia Rodríguez
   Presented by: Patricia Rodriguez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 

EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN: THE EXPERIENCE OF THE PRI
By ALICIA GIRON INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES ECONOMICAS UNAM, MEXICO
   Presented by: Alicia Girón, UNAM
 

Mexican Women and Work, in the U.S. and Mexico
By Mary C. King Economics Department Portland State University
   Presented by: Mary King, Portland State University

Session 44: Political Power, Participation and Gender

Session Chair: Cheryl Doss, Yale University
Date: June 21, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Principi D'Acaja
 

Corruption, Women and Political Power: Are Women less Corrupt?
By Londa Esadze. UNDP Advisor in Anti-Corruption and Gender Issues
   Presented by: Londa Esadze, Parliament of Georgia
 

LEGISLATIVE COORDINATION TO ENSURE WOMEN’S WOMEN’S SOCIO-POLITICAL RIGHTS IN INDIA- A CASE STUDY OF WOMENPOWERCONNECT
By Kanta Singh
   Presented by: Kanta Singh, WomenPowerConnect
 

Enfranchisement from a Political Perspective
By Soumyanetra Munshi Rutgers University
   Presented by: Soumyanetra Munshi, Rutgers University
 

VOICES FROM THE PERIPHERY OF THE PERIPHERY: KURDISH WOMEN'S POLITICAL PARTICIPATION IN TURKEY
By Handan Caglayan Department of Women's Studies Education and Science Workers' Trade Union
   Presented by: Handan Caglayan,
 

Temporality of disasters: the politics of women's livelihoods “after” the tsunami in Sri Lanka
By Dr. Kanchana N. Ruwanpura University of Southampton
   Presented by: Kanchana Ruwanpura, University of Southampton

Session 45: Marriage and Fertility

Session Chair: Cecilia Conrad, Scripps College
Date: June 21, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Aula Lauree
 

Contracts in a Collective Model of Household Bargaining
By Aurelia Chaudhury, Rice University
   Presented by: Aurelia Chaudhury, Rice University
 

Delay of motherhood: who is postponing motherhood in Germany?
By Dr. Laura Romeu Gordo Deutsches Zentrum für Altersfragen (DZA) Manfred-von-Richthofenstr. 2 12101 Berlin
   Presented by: Laura Romeu, DZA- Deutsches Zentrum für Altersfragen
 

Gender equity and low fertility in Italy and the Netherlands: empirical evidence and policy implications
By Letizia Mencarini, University of Torino Melinda Mills, University of Groningen Maria Letizia Tanturri, University of Pavia
   Presented by: Letizia Mencarini, University of Torino
 

Marry well or work well: changing gender regimes in China
By Xu, Jie Northeast Forestry University Harbin, China
   Presented by: Jie Xu, Northeast forestry university

Session 46: Gender and Asset Ownership: A Guide to Collecting Individual-Level Data"

Session Chair: Cheryl Doss, Yale University
Date: June 21, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: University Library
 

Gender and Asset Ownership: A Guide to Collecting Individual-Level Data
By Cheryl Doss, Yale University Caren Grown, American University Carmen Diana Deere, University of Florida
   Presented by: Carmen Diana Deere, University of Florida

Session 47: Lesbian Feminist Economics at Queer Times - Neoliberalism, Globalization and Homo-Normativity

Session Chair: Karin Schoenpflug, University of Vienna
Date: June 21, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Allara
 

Lesbian feminist economics at queer times - the New Zealand case
By Prue Hyman Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
   Presented by: Prue Hyman, Victoria University of Welllington, NZ
 

Caring for Adults in Neoliberal States: Lessons from the Feminist and GLBT Rights Movements
By Barbara Hopkins, Wright State University
   Presented by: Barbara Hopkins, Wright State University
 

Playing party politics with the boys? Lesbians and the global political economy of (western) gay culture
By Bronwyn Winter The University of Sydney
   Presented by: Bronwyn Winter, University of Sydney
 

Lesbian feminist economics at queer times - neoliberalism, globalization and homo-normativity
By Karin Schönpflug, University of Vienna
   Presented by: Karin Schoenpflug, University of Vienna

Session 48: Women and Paid Work

Session Chair: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts Boston
Date: June 21, 2008
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
Location: Organi Collegiali
 

Sectoral Changes and the Increase in Women's Labor Force Participation
By Rahsan Akbulut Pomona College
   Presented by: Rahsan Akbulut, Pomona College
 

Low fertility and loss of job security in Japan since the 1980s: Choice under a changing status quo and economic uncertainty
By Hiroko SHIRAISHI LSE Gender Studies Alumni
   Presented by: Hiroko Shiraishi, LSE Alumni
 

The Art and Political Economy of the Painter Marlene Dumas
By Alexandra Bernasek, Colorado State University
   Presented by: Alexandra Bernasek,
 

Social norms and women’s participation in assembly plant employment:
By Arlette Covarrubias University of East Anglia, U.K.
   Presented by: Arlette Covarrubias, University of East Anglia
 

Women between family and paid work: the changing effect of education in Italy and Great Britain
By Cristina Solera Department of Social Science Torino University Via S.Ottavio 50 10124 Torino cristina.solera@unito.it
   Presented by: Cristina Solera, University of Torino

Session 49: Closing Plenary: Roundtable on Major Works In Feminist Economics

Session Chair: Drucilla Barker, University of South Carolina
Date: June 21, 2008
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Aula Magna
 

Roundtable: Major Works in Feminist Economics
By Drucilla K. Barker, University of South Carolina Edith Kuiper, University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Drucilla Barker, University of South Carolina
 

Roundtable: Major Works in Feminist Economics
By Lourdes Beneria
   Presented by: Lourdes Beneria, Cornell University
 

Roundtable: Major Works in Feminist Economics
By Marianne Ferber University of Illinois
   Presented by: Marianne Ferber, IAFFE
 

Roundtable: Major Works in Feminist Economics
By Nancy Folbre University of Massachusetts, Amherst
   Presented by: Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts
 

Roundtable: Major Works in Feminist Economics
By Annalisa Rosselli University of Rome Tor Vergata
   Presented by: Annalisa Rosselli,

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