IAFFE 2009 Annual Conference

Summary of All Sessions

#Date/TimeTitlePapers
1June 26, 2009
13:00-14:40
Roundtable-the creative economy and social change5
2June 26, 2009
13:00-14:40
Women’s Economic Empowerment: Challenges and Opportunities in Persian Speaking Communities: Afghanistan2
3June 26, 2009
13:00-14:40
Caring for Children and Adults4
4June 26, 2009
13:00-14:40
Gender Dimensions of the Financial Crisis5
5June 26, 2009
13:00-14:40
Credit, Consumption and Empowerment 4
6June 26, 2009
13:00-14:40
Engendering Policy Formation I4
7June 26, 2009
13:00-14:40
Gender Issues in Poverty Analysis4
8June 26, 2009
13:00-14:40
Economic Theory, Feminist Critiques and Interdisciplinarity4
9June 26, 2009
15:10-16:50
Women and Gender in LDCs in the Current Global Crisis: New Issues in Pedagogy3
10June 26, 2009
15:10-16:50
Women’s Economic Empowerment: Challenges and Opportunities in Persian Speaking Communities : Iran4
11June 26, 2009
15:10-16:50
Feminist Economics Fifteenth Anniversary Retrospective and Challenges for the Future5
12June 26, 2009
15:10-16:50
Family Size and Sex Ratios4
13June 26, 2009
15:10-16:50
Social Assistance, Welfare and Security4
14June 26, 2009
15:10-16:50
Engendering Policy Formation II4
15June 26, 2009
15:10-16:50
Gender and Poverty Measures4
16June 26, 2009
15:10-16:50
Work, Family and Policy4
17June 27, 2009
8:40-10:20
Genealogies, Development and Empowerment4
18June 27, 2009
8:40-10:20
Round Table Discussion on Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Trans/Queer Pedagogy in the Economics Classroom3
19June 27, 2009
8:40-10:20
The Role of Public Policy Institutes in Improving Women's Well-being--Country Case Studes5
20June 27, 2009
8:40-10:20
Gender Equality in the Business and Banking World4
21June 27, 2009
8:40-10:20
Care Work4
22June 27, 2009
8:40-10:20
Impacts of the Financial Crisis 4
23June 27, 2009
8:40-10:20
Marriage, Reproduction and Women's Well-Being4
24June 27, 2009
8:40-10:20
Health and Well-Being4
25June 27, 2009
8:40-10:20
Poverty Reduction and Welfare Policy3
26June 27, 2009
10:50-12:30
Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment5
27June 27, 2009
10:50-12:30
Conflict and Migration3
28June 27, 2009
10:50-12:30
Roundtable: Heteronormativity and the State5
29June 27, 2009
10:50-12:30
Gender Equity and Taxation: Findings from Ghana, Uganda, and Mexico5
30June 27, 2009
10:50-12:30
The meaning of work in women's lives: statistics and stories from different regions5
31June 27, 2009
10:50-12:30
Health Care in Developing Countries4
32June 27, 2009
10:50-12:30
Comparing Gender Inequalities4
33June 27, 2009
10:50-12:30
Inside the Household: The Collective vs. The Individual4
34June 27, 2009
10:50-12:30
The Museum of Women2
35June 27, 2009
13:30-15:10
Migration: Those Who Go and Those Who Stay4
36June 27, 2009
13:30-15:10
Agriculture and Gender (in)equality4
37June 27, 2009
13:30-15:10
A Textbook in Economics3
38June 27, 2009
13:30-15:10
Gender and Education 14
39June 27, 2009
13:30-15:10
Women's Empowerment4
40June 27, 2009
13:30-15:10
Gender Dyanmics: Global Dimensions4
41June 27, 2009
13:30-15:10
Resouce Allocation within Households4
42June 27, 2009
13:30-15:10
Informal Work and Precarious Employment4
43June 27, 2009
13:30-15:10
Work/Family Reconciliation4
44June 27, 2009
15:40-17:20
Theory of care economy - Discussion Forum5
45June 27, 2009
15:40-17:20
Culture, Property and Power4
46June 27, 2009
15:40-17:20
Gender and Education 24
47June 27, 2009
15:40-17:20
Environmental Strategies4
48June 27, 2009
15:40-17:20
Growth, Development and Empowerment4
49June 27, 2009
15:40-17:20
Migrant Lives and Access to Rights4
50June 27, 2009
15:40-17:20
Women Working in Particular Types of Jobs3
51June 27, 2009
15:40-17:20
Workshop on the empirical study of sexual orientation in feminist economics2
52June 27, 2009
15:40-17:20
Connecting With Activists0
53June 28, 2009
9:00-10:40
Re-writing the Global and the Intimate: Interdisciplinary Analyses of Informalization, Household Economies and Care Work4
54June 28, 2009
9:00-10:40
Domestic Violence4
55June 28, 2009
9:00-10:40
Gender, Research and Academia4
56June 28, 2009
9:00-10:40
Housework, Time Use and Policy4
57June 28, 2009
9:00-10:40
Quantitative Analyses of Gender Inequality4
58June 28, 2009
9:00-10:40
Trade and (in)equality4
59June 28, 2009
9:00-10:40
Gender (in)equality in Employment3
60June 28, 2009
9:00-10:40
Varieties of gender mainstreaming approaches. Implications for economic policies in times of crisis3
 

60 sessions, 231 papers


 

IAFFE 2009 Annual Conference

Complete List of All Sessions


Session 1: Roundtable-the creative economy and social change

Session Chair: Kathleen Bitetti, Artist & Activist
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 13:00 - 14:40
 

Roundtable-the creative economy and social change
By Wright, M
   Presented by: Mina Wright,
   Discussant: Kathleen Bitetti, Artist & Activist
 

Roundtable-the creative economy and social change
By Jenkins, M
   Presented by: Meri Jenkins,
 

Roundtable-the creative economy and social change
By Burton, G
   Presented by: Gail Burton,
 

Roundtable-the creative economy and social change
By Sherman, M
   Presented by: Mary Sherman,
 

Roundtable-the creative economy and social change
By Duane, J
   Presented by: Ja-nae Duane,

Session 2: Women’s Economic Empowerment: Challenges and Opportunities in Persian Speaking Communities: Afghanistan

Session Chair: Jennifer Olmsted, Drew University
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 13:00 - 14:40
 

An Afghan Dilemma: Donors, Beneficiaries, or NGOs. Whose needs come First?
By Roya Rahmani, Council Member of Women Living under Muslim Laws
   Presented by: Roya Rahmani, Columbia University
   Discussant: Fatemeh Moghadam, Hofstra University
 

Impact of economical autonomy on preventing violence against women in traditional societies, case of Afghanistan
By Hangama Anwari, founder of Women and Children Legal Research Foundation - WCLRF, Commissioner at Afghanistan Indepndent Human Right Commission - AIHRC
   Presented by: Hangama Anwari, AIHRC
   Discussant: Fatemeh Moghadam, Hofstra University

Session 3: Caring for Children and Adults

Session Chair: Ulrike Knobloch, University of Fribourg Switzerland
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 13:00 - 14:40
 

Powerless consumers? Children in kindergarten, elementary school and protective care services.
[slides]
By Kari H Eika, Department of Economics, University of Oslo
   Presented by: Kari Eika, public
 

Spanish reproduction cost: an example of an unsustainable care economy
By Lina Galvez-Muñoz, University Pablo de Olavide Paula Rodriguez-Modroño, University Pablo de Olavide Mónica Domínguez-Serrano, University Pablo de Olavide
   Presented by: Paula Rodriguez-Modrono, University Pablo de Olavide
 

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

Capitalizing on the Social? Child Care, Democracy and the Reprivatization of Social Reproduction in Canada
By Tammy Findlay Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), University of British Columbia
   Presented by: Tammy Findlay, University of British Columbia

Session 4: Gender Dimensions of the Financial Crisis

Session Chair: Silvia Berger,
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 13:00 - 14:40
 

Public policies, gender agenda and crisis
By Rosalba Todaro; Centro de Estudios de la Mujer Chile
   Presented by: Rosalba Todaro, Centro de Estudios de la Mujer
 

Crisis, Development and Gender
By Alicia Girón; UNAM
   Presented by: Alicia Girón, UNAM
 

Gender Inequality in Global Crisis: for a feminist New Deal
By Maria Pazos-Morán; Institute for Fiscal Studies, Spain
   Presented by: Maria Pazos-Morán, Instituto de Estudios Fiscales
 

A feminist view of the financial crisis
By Juan Torres-López, University of Seville Lina Gálvez-Muñoz, Pablo Olavide University, Seville
   Presented by: Lina Galvez-Muñoa, Pablo de Olavide University
 

Economic crisis and employment guarantee policies: gender dimesnions
By Rania Antonopoulos LevyEconomics Institute GEM-IWG
   Presented by: Rania Antonopoulos, Levy Economics Institute

Session 5: Credit, Consumption and Empowerment

Session Chair: Taruna Ramessur, University of Technology Mauritius
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 13:00 - 14:40
 

Unequal Borrowers: Women and Credit in the Neoliberal Era
By Jacqueline Morse, PhD Candidate, University of Massachusetts Amherst Smita R. Narain, PhD Candidate, University of Massachusetts Amherst
   Presented by: Jacqueline Morse, University of Massachusetts Amherst
 

HOUSEHOLD GENDER RELATIONS AND CREDIT UTILISATION IN MPIGI DISTRICT (UGANDA)
By Beatrice Mukasa; Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
   Presented by: Beatrice Mukasa, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
 

Women Feel more Pessimistic than Men: Empirical Evidence from Turkish Consumer Confidence Index
[slides]
By Aslı Küçükaslan; Marmara University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration Sadullah Çelik; Marmara University, İstanbul, Turkey
   Presented by: Sadullah Çelik, Marmara University
 

Economic or Non-Economic Factors - What Empowers Women?
By Ranjula Bali Swain Assistant Professor Department of Economics Fan Yang Wallentin Department of Information Science, Division of Statistics, Uppsala University and Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Management (BI), Oslo.
   Presented by: Ranjula Bali Swain, Uppsala University

Session 6: Engendering Policy Formation I

Session Chair: Tomilayo Adekanye, Kogi State University
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 13:00 - 14:40
 

The Urgency of Gender Inclusive Economics – A Feminist Perspective For and From Africa
By Sheila BUNWAREE, University of Mauritius
   Presented by: Sheila BUNWAREE, University of Mauritius
 

Gender Sensitivity & Accountability in Thai Government Policy Formulation, Implementation & Evaluation from an Historical Perspective
By Yada Praparpun, Economics Dept., Ramkhamhaeng university, Bangkok
   Presented by: yada praparpun, Ramkhamheang University
 

The fame of gender mainstreaming:the mirage of gender equity in employment and budgeting
By Janet Olusi Ph.D.;Department of Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
   Presented by: Janet Olusi, Obafemi Awolowo Univeristy
 

Gender Budgeting in India: Is it a Silent Revolution?
[slides]
By Keerty Nakray School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen's University Belfast
   Presented by: Keerty Nakray, Queen's University

Session 7: Gender Issues in Poverty Analysis

Session Chair: Cheryl Doss, Yale University
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 13:00 - 14:40
 

Poverty, headship and gender Inequality in Asset Ownership in Latin America: A First Approximation
By Carmen Diana Deere, Center for Latin American Studies.UF Gina Alvarado, Center for Latin American Studies - Sociology. UF Jennifer Twyman
   Presented by: Gina Alvarado, University of Florida
 

A Struggle against Poverty Traps:Labor Regularizing Paths for Disadvantaged Women within Economically Lagging Context in Italy
By Maria Garofalo,DISES University of Salerno Mita Marra, CNR Naples
   Presented by: maria rosaria garofalo, university
 

Fragmentation, income, gender and poverty linkages: The Case of the Maquila Industry in Guatemala
By Ana Rivas; Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) German Calfat; Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB)
   Presented by: Ana Rivas, University of Antwerp
 

WOMEN’S LAND RIGHTS IN THE CONTEXT OF DECENTRALISATION IN UGANDA
By Peace Musiimenta & Mwiine Amon Ashaba
   Presented by: Peace Ashaba, Makerere University

Session 8: Economic Theory, Feminist Critiques and Interdisciplinarity

Session Chair: Prue Hyman, Victoria University of Welllington, NZ
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 13:00 - 14:40
 

Cross-Disciplinary Conversations for Economists: The Power and Perils of Disciplinary Cultures and Habits of Mind
By Myra H Strober; Stanford University
   Presented by: Myra Strober, Stanford University
 

How “Chicagoan” are Gary Becker’s Economic Models of Marriage?
By Shoshana Grossbard; San Diego State University, IZA and CESifo fellow
   Presented by: Shoshana Grossbard, San Diego State University
 

A feminist perspective on economic studies of happiness and interpersonal relations
[slides]
By Julie A. Nelson University of Massachusetts Boston
   Presented by: Julie Nelson, University of Massachusetts, Boston
 

Feminist Economics and Women's Studies: Making the Case for Interdisciplinary Connections
By Susan F. Feiner University of Southern Maine
   Presented by: Susan Feiner, University of Southern Maine

Session 9: Women and Gender in LDCs in the Current Global Crisis: New Issues in Pedagogy

Session Chair: Laurie Nisonoff, Hampshire College
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 15:10 - 16:50
 

Women and Gender in LDCs in the Current Global Crisis: New Issues in Pedagogy
By Laurie Nisonoff, Hampshire College, Amherst,MA, USA
   Presented by: Laurie Nisonoff, Hampshire College
 

Women and Gender in LDCs in the Current Global Crisis: New Issues in Pedagogy
By Nan Wiegersma, Professor of Economics, Emerita, Fitchburg State College
   Presented by: Nan Wiegersma, Fitchburg State College
 

Women and Gender in LDCs in the Current Global Crisis: New Issues in Pedagogy
By Lynn Duggan, Associate Professor, Labor Studies, Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana, USA Laurie Nisonoff, Professor of Economics, Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA Nan Wiegersma, Professor of Economics, emerita, Fitchburg State, Massachusetts, USA
   Presented by: Lynn Duggan, IAFFE

Session 10: Women’s Economic Empowerment: Challenges and Opportunities in Persian Speaking Communities : Iran

Session Chair: roksana bahramitash, university of Montreal
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 15:10 - 16:50
 

An understanding of the changing economic role of women in Iran
By Fatemeh Etemad Moghadam Professor of Economics, Hofstra University
   Presented by: Fatemeh Moghadam, Hofstra University
 

Gender and Globalization: the Iranian Experience
By Jennifer Olmsted, Drew University
   Presented by: Jennifer Olmsted, Drew University
 

Veiled Employment: The Political Economy of Iranian Women’s Employment
By Roksana Bahramitash, Research Director for Canada Research Chair on Islam, Pluralism and Globalization, University of Montreal
   Presented by: roksana bahramitash, university of Montreal
 

Iranian Immigrant Women Labor Market Strategies: A Complex and Entangled Process
By Zohreh M. Niknia, Ph.D. Mills College
   Presented by: Zohreh Niknia, Mills College

Session 11: Feminist Economics Fifteenth Anniversary Retrospective and Challenges for the Future

Session Chair: Diana Strassmann, Rice University
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 15:10 - 16:50
 

Feminist Economics Fifteenth Anniversary Retrospective and Challenges for the Future
By Eudine Barriteau; University of the West Indies
   Presented by: Eudine Barriteau, University of Victoria
 

Feminist Economics Fifteenth Anniversary Retrospective and Challenges for the Future
By Bina Agarwal; Institute of Economic Growth
   Presented by: Bina Agarwal, Institute of Economic Growth
 

Feminist Economics Fifteenth Anniversary Retrospective and Challenges for the Future
By Lourdes Beneria: Cornell University
   Presented by: Lourdes Beneria,
 

Feminist Economics Fifteenth Anniversary Retrospective and Challenges for the Future
By Cecilia Conrad; Scripps College
   Presented by: C Conrad,
 

Feminist Economics Fifteenth Anniversary Retrospective and Challenges for the Future
By Diana Strassman; Rice University
   Presented by: Diana Strassmann, Rice University

Session 12: Family Size and Sex Ratios

Session Chair: Kate Stirling, University of Puget Sound
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 15:10 - 16:50
 

Analysis of Fertility in Japan
By Hitomi Komatsu, American University
   Presented by: Hitomi Komatsu, American University
 

‘Rising Sons’ and ‘Setting Daughters’: Recent trends of child sex ratios in Indian population
By Suddhasil Siddhanta Consultant economist - UNICEF & WBP&RD, Director Research - IDRK
   Presented by: SUDDHASIL SIDDHANTA, UNIVERSITY OF KALYANI
 

Family Size, Economics and Child Gender Preference in the Nyeri District of Kenya
[slides]
By Tabitha Kiriti Nganga; University of Nairobi, School of Economics
   Presented by: Tabitha Kiriti-Nganga,
 

Mapping the diversities: fertility decline and female autonomy in India
By Debabish Nandy; Consultant, UNICEF & WBP&RD Director Research, IDRK
   Presented by: DEBASISH NANDY, UNIVERSITY OF KALYANI

Session 13: Social Assistance, Welfare and Security

Session Chair: Marianne Ferber, University of Illinois
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 15:10 - 16:50
 

Workfare Policy and Practice with Lone Mothers In Canada
By Dr. Shoshana Pollack; Faculty of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University
   Presented by: Shoshana Pollack, Wilfrid Laurier University
 

Labour trajectories and Social Assistance Policies in Argentina
By Corina Rodriguez Enriquez - Conicet - Ciepp
   Presented by: Corina Rodríguez-Enríquez, Conicet - Ciepp
 

The Philippine Social Security System: Accountability and Informal Sector Coverage and Compliance Issues
By Prof. Nathalie A. Verceles, Department of Women and Development Studies, University of the Philippines Dr. Rosalinda Pineda-Ofreneo, Department of Women and Development Studies, University of the Philippines
   Presented by: Nathalie Verceles, University of the Philippines
 

Effects of Gender on Old Age Security - an Austrian Case Study
[slides]
By Dr. Michaela Gstrein; Institute of Advanced Studies
   Presented by: Michaela Gstrein, Institute for Advanced Studies

Session 14: Engendering Policy Formation II

Session Chair: Deogratias Lwezaura, Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 15:10 - 16:50
 

Legal Form and Economic Substance: A Feminist Critique of Legalistic Formalism in Greece since 1974
[slides]
By Antigone Lyberaki, Panteion University, Athens, Greece.
   Presented by: Antigone Lyberaki, Panteion University of Social and Politi
 

Feminist Economists Engage with India's Eleventh Five Year Plan
[slides]
By Syeda Hameed Devaki Jain
   Presented by: Devaki Jain,
 

Developing Gender-aware Policy and Regulatory Frameworks: the case of telecommunication regulation in Mozambique
[slides]
By Sonia N. Jorge, Jorge International Consulting
   Presented by: Sonia Jorge, Jorge International Consulting
 

Employment of Women as a Policy for their Capability Development
By Krishna Kant Jha; Faculty member, C.M.College, Darbhanga, Member, IAFFE, Member HDCA, Harvard,Listserve London School of Economics
   Presented by: Krishna Kant Jha, C.M.College

Session 15: Gender and Poverty Measures

Session Chair: Hazel Jean Malapit, Action for Economic Reforms
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 15:10 - 16:50
 

Linking Gender to Poverty
By Ramessur Taruna Shalini; University of Technology, Mauritius
   Presented by: Taruna Ramessur, University of Technology Mauritius
 

Gender Differentials in Vulnerability
By Ranjula Bali Swain Department of Economics, Uppsala University, 75120 Uppsala, Sweden; Maria Floro Department of Economics American University Washington D.C Fan Yang Wallentin Department of Information Science, Division of Statistics, Uppsala University, 75120 Uppsala, Sweden and Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Management (BI) 0442, Oslo.
   Presented by: Ranjula Bali Swain, Uppsala University
 

Are Poverty Processes the Same: The Determinants of Poverty among Female Headed Households in Rural Kenya.
By Mwangi wa Gĩthĩnji University of Massachusetts –Amherst Department of Economics
   Presented by: Mwangi Githinji, UMASS-Amherst
 

Government Policy and Female Labour Force Participation in Kenya: Implications for Poverty Reduction
By Rosemary Atieno Institute for Development Studies University of Nairobi, Kenya
   Presented by: Rosemary Atieno, University of Nairobi

Session 16: Work, Family and Policy

Session Chair: Susan Gensemer, Syracuse University
Date: June 26, 2009
Time: 15:10 - 16:50
 

Work-family policies, women’s labour market outcomes and business benefits: How relevant are policy lessons from high income to lower income countries?
By Ariane Hegewisch; Institute for Women's Policy Research Janet C. Gornick; City University Of New York Graduate Center Natascia Boeri; City University of New York Graduate Center
   Presented by: Ariane Hegewisch,
 

The Profitability of Work-Life Policies: A Case Study
By Lisa Giddings, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
   Presented by: Lisa Giddings, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
 

Towards a new Gender Contract? the role of public policy on labour market and care work
By Carmen Castro Garcia - Universidad Complutense, Madrid-
   Presented by: Carmen Castro, University Complutense of Madrid
 

Women's employment and gender relations in Sweden: the role of family policy
By Kimberly Earles Department of Political Science University of Guelph
   Presented by: Kimberly Earles, University of Guelph

Session 17: Genealogies, Development and Empowerment

Session Chair: Drucilla Barker, University of South Carolina
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 8:40 - 10:20
 

Empowerment, development and feminism: from the grassroots to the mainstream
By Carole Biewener, Simmons College Marie-Hélène Bacqué, Université d’Évry
   Presented by: Carole Biewener, Simmons College
 

Modernity, Tradition and Households: The Implications of Sandra Harding's Sciences from Below for Feminist Development Economics
By Suzanne Bergeron, University of Michigan Dearborn
   Presented by: Suzanne Bergeron, University of Michigan Dearborn
 

Whose Rights? Whose Development? Bridging North/South Perspectives on Global Restructuring, Gender, and the Human Rights Approach to Development
By Laura Parisi University of Victoria V. Eudine Barriteau University of the West Indies
   Presented by: Eudine Barriteau, University of Victoria
 

Do Microcredit Lending Programs Really Empower the Women? A Comparative Analysis of Micro- Credit Institutions in Bangladesh and in the U.S.
By Fahima Aziz; Hamline University
   Presented by: Fahima Aziz, Department of Management and Economics

Session 18: Round Table Discussion on Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Trans/Queer Pedagogy in the Economics Classroom

Session Chair: Stacy Sneeringer, Wellesley College
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 8:40 - 10:20
 

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

Roundtable iscussion on Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Trans/Queer Pedagogy in the Economics Classroom
By M. V. Lee Badgett, Center for Public Policy & Administration, UMass Amherst
   Presented by: M.V. Lee Badgett, University of Mass, Amherst
 

Round Table Discussion on Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Trans/Queer Pedagogy in the Economics Classroom.
By Karin Schönpflug; IHS Vienna, Austria
   Presented by: Karin Schoenpflug, University of Vienna

Session 19: The Role of Public Policy Institutes in Improving Women's Well-being--Country Case Studes

Session Chair: Heidi Hartmann, Institute for Women's Policy Research
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 8:40 - 10:20
 

How IWPR Works to Inform Public Policy in the United States with a Gendered Lens
By Heidi Hartmann; Institute for Women's Policy Research
   Presented by: Heidi Hartmann, Institute for Women's Policy Research
 

The Role of Public Policy Institutes in Improving Women's Well-being--Country Case Studes
By Shrayana Bhattacharaya; Institute of Social Studies Trust
   Presented by: Shrayana Bhattacharya, Institute of Social Studies Trust
 

The Role of Public Policy Institutes in Improving Women's Well-being--Country Case Studes
By Alison Vasconez; CIGENERO - FLACSO Ecuador
   Presented by: Alison Vasconez, CIGENERO
 

The Role of Public Policy Institutes in Improving Women's Well-being--Country Case Studes
By Lanyan Chen; Professor at the Institute of Gender and Social Development Tianjin Normal University Tianjin, China
   Presented by: Lanyan Chen,
 

The Role of Public Policy Institutes in Improving Women's Well-being--Country Case Studes
By Hangama Anwari; Women and Children Legal Research Foundation - WCLRF
   Presented by: Hangama Anwari, AIHRC

Session 20: Gender Equality in the Business and Banking World

Session Chair: SHILPI KAPUR, Washington University in St Louis
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 8:40 - 10:20
 

Gender equality is smart economics: What implications for the business environment in Africa?
By Judith Frickenstein; GTZ, Gender Programme
   Presented by: Judith Frickenstein, GTZ
 

Personality, Gender and Career in Management
[slides]
By Simon Fietze, Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg Elke Holst, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) Verena Tobsch, Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg
   Presented by: Simon Fietze, Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg
 

GENDER DIVERSITY ON EUROPEAN BANKS’ BOARD OF DIRECTORS: TRACES OF DISCRIMINATION
[slides]
By Ruth Mateos de Cabo; University CEU San Pablo, CUNEF Ricardo Gimeno; Banco de España María J. Nieto; Banco de España
   Presented by: Ricardo GIMENO, Banco de España
 

Lap-dancing, bank lending and economic crisis
By Barbara MacLennan; Democratic Left Scotland
   Presented by: Barbara MacLennan, Democratic Left Scotland

Session 21: Care Work

Session Chair: Agneta Stark, Dalarna University
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 8:40 - 10:20
 

Care Workers in Argentina
[slides]
By Valeria Esquivel, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento
   Presented by: Valeria Esquivel, Universidad Nacional de Gral. Sarmiento
 

Laboring the soul --- with gender?: Emotional labor, gender norms and mental stress among paid care workers in Japan
[slides]
By Seiichi Matsukawa, Tokyou Gakugei University
   Presented by: Seiichi Matsukawa, Tokyo Gakugei University
 

Measuring the Costs and Contributions of Care Work in Massachusetts
By Randy Albelda, Department of Economics and Senior Research Fellow, Center for Social Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston Mignon Duffy, Department of Sociology and Faculty Associate, Center for Women and Work, University of Massachusetts Lowell Nancy Folbre, Department of Economics and Faculty Affiliate, Center for Research on Families, University of Massachusetts Amherst
   Presented by: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts Boston
 

How Care Work Employment Shapes Earnings in a Cross-National Perspective
By Michelle J. Budig, University of Massachusetts Joya Misra, University of Massachusetts
   Presented by: Michelle Budig, University of Massachusetts

Session 22: Impacts of the Financial Crisis

Session Chair: Alicia Girón, UNAM
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 8:40 - 10:20
 

From Wall Street Traders to Bree Street Traders: Linkages Between the Macroeconomic Environment and Street Trading in Johannesburg
By Jennifer Cohen, Senior Researcher Corporate Strategy and Industrial Development Research Programme University of the Witwatersrand and PhD Candidate Department of Economics University of Massachusetts
   Presented by: Jennifer Cohen, University of the Witwatersrand
 

THINKING IMPACTS OF THE CURRENT GLOBAL CRISIS THROUGH 2000-2001 FINANCIAL CRISIS OF TURKEY: WHY WOMEN SUFFER MORE?
By Melda Y. Ozturk, 19 Mayis University Nuray Ergünes, Maltepe University
   Presented by: Melda Ozturk, 19 Mayis University
 

Is the impact of financial market integration on women’s employment different then men’s? Evidence from cross-country comparison
By Ellen Houston; Marymount Manhattan College
   Presented by: Ellen Houston, Marymount Manhattan College
 

Impact of the global financial meltdown on women in developing economies -- case studies from India
By Sakuntala Narasimhan, independent researcher
   Presented by: Sakuntala Narasimhan, Journalist-author

Session 23: Marriage, Reproduction and Women's Well-Being

Session Chair: Tabitha Kiriti-Nganga,
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 8:40 - 10:20
 

Sex ratios and racial differences in marriage rates in South Africa
By Daniela Casale, School of Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal Dori Posel, School of Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal
   Presented by: Daniela Casale, University of KwaZulu-Natal
 

Impact of underage marriages of females on Human Development Index(HDI)- An Indian Perspective
[slides]
By Dr Monica Das Delhi University, INDIA
   Presented by: monica das, Delhi University
 

Policy Implications of the Decline of Marriage
By Barbara Bergmann; Professor of Economics Emerita, UMd and AmU
   Presented by: Barbara Bergmann,
 

Capability and Women's Well-Being in India: An empirical study based on National Family Health Survey - 2&3
[slides]
By Amlan Majumder Lecturer in Economics, Dinhata College, P. O. Dinhata, Dt. Cooch Behar, Pin. 736135 West Bengal, India Tel. +91-9232526777 / Cell. +91-9832469667 Email. amlan.majumder@gmail.com
   Presented by: Amlan Majumder, Dinhata College

Session 24: Health and Well-Being

Session Chair: Tausi Kida, Economic and Social Research Foundation
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 8:40 - 10:20
 

Health outcomes disparities between men and women in the U.S.
By Catherine Lynde; University of Massachusetts Boston
   Presented by: catherine lynde, university massachusetts boston
 

Accurate Women's Health Information: The Role of Income and Education
[slides]
By Linda Lucas,* Nagwa Dajani,* Jennifer Earles,* Marisel Quiroz,* Tunisia Riley,* Claudia Bittmann,** Paula Contreras,* Kathleen McQueeney*** Renee Sessions*   *University of South Florida **University of Florida ***New College Florida
   Presented by: Linda Lucas, University of South Florida
 

Altruism? Exploring the motives of volunteer caregivers of people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa
By Health Promotion Programme, School of Psychology University of kwaZuluNatal, Durban, South Africa
   Presented by: Olagoke Akintola, University of KwaZuluNatal
 

The study on Women Workers’ Vulnerability to HIV after the Phase-Out of Textiles and Clothing Quotas: Nepal Case Study
By Adhikari Mona Shrestha; South Asia Watch on Trade Economics and Environment
   Presented by: Mona Adhikari, South Asia Watch on Trade Economics&Env.

Session 25: Poverty Reduction and Welfare Policy

Session Chair: Corina Rodríguez-Enríquez, Conicet - Ciepp
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 8:40 - 10:20
 

Labor without the force: conceptualizing low-income mothers' informal subsistence activities as economic
By Marya L. Dantzer, Northeastern University
   Presented by: Marya Dantzer, Northeastern University
 

Inflexible, Unforgiving and Ineffective: How Poverty-Reduction Programs and Donor Policies Undercut Social Networks, and Emerging Strategies to Change This.
By Katya Fels Smyth; Principal, Full Frame Initiative. Steven Lawry; Senior Research Fellow, Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Harvard University.
   Presented by: Steven Lawry, Harvard University
 

The effects of central bank independence on the trend of inflation and its implications on the poor in Uganda.
[slides]
By Elizabeth Kaase-Bwanga and Consolata Kabonesa; Makerere University, Uganda
   Presented by: Elizabeth Kaase-Bwanga,

Session 26: Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment

Session Chair: Martha MacDonald, Saint Mary's University
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 10:50 - 12:30
 

Gender and the Contours of Precarious Employment
By Leah Vosko, York University Iain Campbell, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Martha MacDonald, Saint Mary's University
   Presented by: Martha MacDonald, Saint Mary's University
 

Precarious work and precarious unemployment: Experiences from Sweden
By Anita Nyberg, Centre for Gender Studies, Stockholm University, Stockholm Inger Jonsson, Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research, Stockholm
   Presented by: anita nyberg, Stockholm University
 

Precarious Employment in the Health Care Sector
By Pat Armstrong, Sociology, York University Hugh Armstrong, Social Work, Carleton University
   Presented by: Hugh Armstrong, Carleton University
 

The United States: different sources of precariousness in a mosaic of employment arrangements
By Françoise Carré, Center for Social Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston James Heintz, Political Economy Research Institute and Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
   Presented by: James Heintz, University of Massachusetts Boston
 

Gendered Precariousness and Social Reproduction
By Leah F. Vosko Lisa F. Clark York University
   Presented by: Leah Vosko, York University

Session 27: Conflict and Migration

Session Chair: Kanchana Ruwanpura, University of Southampton
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 10:50 - 12:30
 

Gendering Displacement: An Economic Analysis
By Kopalapillai Amirthalingam Rajith W.D. Lakshman Both from Department of Economics, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
   Presented by: Rajith Lakshman, University of Colombo
 

Gender and Post-conflict Reconstruction: Some Lessons from Nepal
By Smita R Narain; University of Massachusetts Amherst
   Presented by: Smita RNarain, UMass Amherst
 

Where does Human Trafficking Originate? An Empirical Analysis
By Smriti Rao Assumption College Christina Presenti Assumption College
   Presented by: Smriti Rao, Assumption College

Session 28: Roundtable: Heteronormativity and the State

Session Chair: Colin Danby, University of Washington, Bothell
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 10:50 - 12:30
 

Roundtable: Heteronormativity and the State
By Randy Albelda; University of Massachusetts Boston
   Presented by: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts Boston
 

Roundtable: Heteronormativity and the State
By M. L Badgett; UMass Amherst
   Presented by: M.V. Lee Badgett, University of Mass, Amherst
 

Roundtable: Heteronormativity and the State
By S Bergeron; University of Michigan Dearborn
   Presented by: Suzanne Bergeron, University of Michigan Dearborn
 

Roundtable: Heteronormativity and the State
By Colin Danby; University of Washington, Bothell
   Presented by: Colin Danby, University of Washington, Bothell
 

Roundtable: Heteronormativity and the State
By S Charusheela; UNLV
   Presented by: S Charusheela,

Session 29: Gender Equity and Taxation: Findings from Ghana, Uganda, and Mexico

Session Chair: Caren Grown, American University
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 10:50 - 12:30
 

GENDER AND INDIRECT TAX INCIDENCE IN GHANA
[slides]
By Isaac Osei-Akoto; ISSER, University of Ghana Robert Darko Osei; ISSER, University of Ghana Ernest Aryeetey; ISSER, University of Ghana
   Presented by: Isaac Osei-Akoto, University of Ghana
 

Gender and Taxation: A Case Study of Ghana
By Abena D. Oduro Department of Economics University of Ghana Legon, Ghana
   Presented by: Abena Oduro, University of Ghana
 

Gender and incidence of indirect taxation: Evidence from Uganda
By Sarah Ssewanyana Economic Policy Research Centre
   Presented by: Sarah Ssewanyana,
 

By Lucía Pérez Fragoso Equidad de Género, Ciudadanía,Trabajo y Familia AC. Francisco Cota González Equidad de Género, Ciudadanía, Trabajo y Familia AC.
   Presented by: Lucia Perez-Fragoso,
 

Gender and taxation: analysis of personal income tax
[slides]
By Lawrence Bategeka; Economic Policy Research Centre Madina Guloba; Economic Policy Research Centre Julius Kiiza; Makerere University, faculty of Social science
   Presented by: Madina Guloba, Economic Policy Research Centre

Session 30: The meaning of work in women's lives: statistics and stories from different regions

Session Chair: Naila Kabeer, Institute of Development Studies,
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 10:50 - 12:30
 

Changing Times, Changing Lives: work, generations and women’s empowerment in Bahia, Brazil
By Fernanda Capibaribe Leite - Nucleus for Interdisciplinary Studies on Women - NEIM. The Federal University of Bahia. Cecilia Maria Bacellar Sardenberg (coordinator) - Nucleus for Interdisciplinary Studies on Women - NEIM. The Federal University of Bahia.
   Presented by: Fernanda Leite, Federal University of Bahia
 

DESPERATELY SEEKING SHAHRUKH: Reflections on Women’s work from Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
By Shrayana Bhattacharya Institute of Social Studies Trust
   Presented by: Shrayana Bhattacharya, Institute of Social Studies Trust
 

How Empowering is Women’s Work in Ghana? Exploring the Evidence from a Survey of Women’s Everyday Lives in Ghana.
By Dzodzi Tsikata ISSER, University of Ghana Akosua Darkwah Sociology Department, University of Ghana
   Presented by: Dzodzi Tsikata, University of Ghana
 

The Significance of Work: Varied Meanings and Multiple Empowerment Outcomes
By Naila Kabeer, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University Simeen Mahmud, BRAC University Maheen Sultan, BRAC University
   Presented by: Simeen Mahmud, Bangladesh Institute of Development Stud
 

Social Contracts and Conditional Ones
By Sholkamy, Hania; The Social Research Centre The American University in Cairo
   Presented by: Hania Sholkamy, The American University in Cairo

Session 31: Health Care in Developing Countries

Session Chair: Olagoke Akintola, University of KwaZuluNatal
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 10:50 - 12:30
 

Meeting the healthcare needs of Cambodia’s elderly population: repercussions of war and a gender imbalance among widows
By Yana V. Rodgers, Rutgers University Vicki Wang, Rutgers University
   Presented by: Yana Rodgers, Rutgers University
 

Choosing Health: The Role of Women’s Voice in Maternal Health Care Use in Post-Socialist Central Asia
By Mieke Meurs, American University, Lisa Giddings, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
   Presented by: Mieke Meurs, American University
 

The Informalization Mechanism in Private Hhealth Care Provision: Gender Inequality, Urban Poverty and Unregulated Health Care market in Tanzania
By Tausi Kida; Economic and Social Research Foundation
   Presented by: Tausi Kida, Economic and Social Research Foundation
 

Maternal health as a gendered lens on the organisation of a health system: the Tanzanian experience
By Paula Tibandebage* and Maureen Mackintosh**
   Presented by: Paula Tibandebage, Research on Poverty Alleviation (REPOA)

Session 32: Comparing Gender Inequalities

Session Chair: Hesti Wijaya, Brawijaya University
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 10:50 - 12:30
 

Relative Gender Differentials and Islam: A Regional Analysis
By Sharmistha Self Department of Economics Missouri State University Springfield, MO 65897. Email: sself@missouristate.edu Richard Grabowski Department of Economics Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL 62901. Email: Ricardo@siu.edu
   Presented by: Sharmistha Self, Missouri State University
 

Determinants of Women’s Status in Society
By Marianne A. Ferber; University of Illinois Michael Brun; Illinois State University
   Presented by: Marianne Ferber, University of Illinois
 

GINI DECOMPOSITION BY GENDER: TURKISH CASE
By Ezgi Kaya; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Umit Senesen; Istanbul Technical University
   Presented by: Ezgi Kaya, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
 

How to report on "reducing disadvantages" for women in Austria
By Karin Schönpflug, Michaela Gstrein, Liliana Mateeva; all: Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria
   Presented by: Karin Schoenpflug, University of Vienna

Session 33: Inside the Household: The Collective vs. The Individual

Session Chair: Beatrice Mukasa, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 10:50 - 12:30
 

The Economics of Mothers Ordered to Pay Child Support
By Kate Stirling, University of Puget Sound
   Presented by: Kate Stirling, University of Puget Sound
 

GENDER INEQUALITIES IN FAMILY CONSUMPTION, SPAIN 1850-1930
By Cristina Borderías; Universidad de Barcelona (Spain) Pilar Pérez-Fuentes; Universidad del País Vasco (Spain) Carmen Sarasúa; Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (Spain)
   Presented by: Carmen Sarasúa, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
 

Revisiting poverty measures towards individualisation
[slides]
By Danièle Meulders, Université Libre de Bruxelles Síle O'Dorchai, Université Libre de Bruxelles
   Presented by: S�le O'Dorchai, ULB
 

Households and Collective Action
By Cheryl Doss, Yale University Ruth Meinzen-Dick, IFPRI
   Presented by: Cheryl Doss, Yale University

Session 34: The Museum of Women

Session Chair: Masum Momaya, International Museum of Women
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 10:50 - 12:30
 

The International Museum of Women: Curating Conversations about Women and the Economy
By Jean Cheng, Director of Online Exhibitions; International Museum of Women Masum Momaya, Curator; International Museum
   Presented by: Jean Cheng,
 

The International Museum of Women: Curating Conversations about Women and the Economy
By Masum Momaya; International Museum of Women
   Presented by: Masum Momaya, International Museum of Women

Session 35: Migration: Those Who Go and Those Who Stay

Session Chair: Sakuntala Narasimhan, Journalist-author
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 13:30 - 15:10
 

The Temporary Migration of Low-skilled Workers: The International Context and an Evaluative Framework
By Fiona MacPhail, University of Northern British Columbia Judy Fudge, University of Victora
   Presented by: Fiona MacPhail, University of Northern British Columbia
 

Strengthening whom? The role of international labour migration for women and men in North-West Pakistan
[slides]
By Karin Astrid Siegmann Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
   Presented by: Karin Siegmann, Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
 

Networks, Gender and Remittances: Evidence from Germany
By Elke Holst DIW Berlin/SOEP and University of Flensburg Andrea Schäfer Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences and DIW Berlin Mechthild Schrooten University of Applied Sciences Bremen and DIW Berlin
   Presented by: Elke Holst, University of Applied Science Bremen
 

Female Migration in Ukraine: Determinants and Consequences
By Iryna Kyzyma, Kirovohrad National Technical University, Ukraine
   Presented by: Iryna Kyzyma, Kirovohrad National Technical University

Session 36: Agriculture and Gender (in)equality

Session Chair: Peace Ashaba, Makerere University
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 13:30 - 15:10
 

Influencing Change: Gender Mainstreaming in National Agricultural Research System in Tanzania
[slides]
By Deogratias Lwezaura and Eva Kanyeka; Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives
   Presented by: Deogratias Lwezaura, Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives
 

Food And Agricultural Production In Nigeria: Some Empirical Considerations For Engendering Economic Policy For Africa
By T. O. ADEKANYE, Kogi State University, Nigeria J.O. OTITOLAIYE, Kogi State University, Nigeria H.I. OPALUWA, Kogi State University, Nigeria
   Presented by: Tomilayo Adekanye, Kogi State University
 

Innovation in Agriculture and Impact on Women Agricultural Workers in India
By Dr.L.C.Mallaiah, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University, Lucknow, India.
   Presented by: Lakkineni Mallaiah, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central Unive
 

Gender Budgeting for Agriculture and Rural Development in Nigeria
[slides]
By ROSEMARY N. OKOH PROFESSOR OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, ASABA CAMPUS, ASABA, DELTA STATE, NIGERIA E-mail: roseokoh@yahoo.com M/phone: +2348035839113
   Presented by: Rosemary OKOH, Delta State University, Nigeria

Session 37: A Textbook in Economics

Session Chair: Julie Nelson, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 13:30 - 15:10
 

chapter on macro economics
By Irene van Staveren, Institute of Social Studies
   Presented by: Irene van Staveren, ISS
   Discussant: Edith Kuiper,
 

Chapter 2: The Economy from a Gender-Aware Perspective
By Dr Nicky R.M. Pouw; University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Nicky Pouw,
   Discussant: Caren Grown, American University
 

draft chapter on microeconomics
By Haroon Akram Lodhi
   Presented by: Irene van Staveren, ISS

Session 38: Gender and Education 1

Session Chair: sundaravinayagam varalakshmi, Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for PG Studies
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 13:30 - 15:10
 

THE ROLE OF EDUCATION IN WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT: TOWARD A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE ON BARRIERS TO SUCCESS AND STRATEGIES TO OVERCOME THEM
By Carol Frances Claremont Graduate University
   Presented by: Carol Frances, Claremont Graduate University
 

Gender Aspects of Educational Intergenerational Mobility in Austria
By Pirmin Fessler; Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian Central Bank) and University of Vienna, Vienna Alyssa Schneebaum; University of Massachusetts, Amherst
   Presented by: Pirmin Fessler,
 

Does the Gender of Teacher Matter in the Student's School Performance? ? Evidence from the Primary School in Rural China
By Xinxin Chen, Zhejiang Gongshang University, P.R. China
   Presented by: Xinxin Chen, Zhejiang Gongshang University
 

Gender Wage Gap in Mexico: The Role of Aptitude and Education
By Claudia Williams; Institute for Women's Policy Research
   Presented by: Claudia Williams Soberanes, Institute for Women's Policy Research

Session 39: Women's Empowerment

Session Chair: Sharmistha Self, Missouri State University
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 13:30 - 15:10
 

Beyond Economic Man: Economic Crisis, Feminist Economics, and the Solidarity Economy
By Julie Matthaei, Department of Economics, Wellesley College
   Presented by: Julie Matthaei, Wellesley College
 

Women Empowerment And Economic Policy : A Review of Pre-Reform and Post -Reform Period in India
[slides]
By Kanwaljit Kaur Gill,Punjabi University Patiala
   Presented by: kanwaljit gill, punjabi university patiala
 

SCALING INCLEMENT HURDLES TO WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN NIGERIAN POLITICS: A PRAGMATIC APPROACH
[slides]
By Monsurat Mojirayo Afolabi, Centre for Gender and Social Policy, Obafemi Awolowo University, ife, Nigeria
   Presented by: Afolabi Monsurat, Obafemi Awolowo University
 

Examining the role of cultural and social norms in the participation of women in governance in Panchayati Raj institution in northern India
By Pareena G. Lawrence, Professor of Economics and Management, University of Minnesota, Morris; Kavita Chakravarty, Professor of Economics, M.D. University, Rohtak, India.
   Presented by: Pareena Lawrence, University of Minnesota, Morris
   Discussant: Kavita Chakravarty, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak

Session 40: Gender Dyanmics: Global Dimensions

Session Chair: V Spike Peterson, U of Arizona/London School of Economics
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 13:30 - 15:10
 

Does Religiosity Contribute to Gender Inequitable Attitudes and Outcomes?
By Stephanie Seguino; University of Vermont
   Presented by: Stephanie Seguino, University of Vermont
 

Globalization: A New Phase of Primitive Accumulation
By Nancy C.M. Hartsock; University of Washington
   Presented by: Nancy hartsock, U of Washington
 

The Approach to Human Security from a Gender Perspective in the Context of ODA Policy
By Kana Takamatsu Institute of Social Science University of Tokyo
   Presented by: Kana Takamatsu, University of Tokyo
 

Modeling gender dynamics and investment in a low-income export-oriented agrarian economy
By Marya Hillesland Doctoral student American University Department of Economics
   Presented by: Marya Hillesland, American University

Session 41: Resouce Allocation within Households

Session Chair: Vivianne Ventura-Dias, UFSC/LATN
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 13:30 - 15:10
 

Household Resources Allocation, Gender, Economic Performance and Policy Implications: Empirical Evidence from Senegal, West Africa
By Aifa Fatimata NDOYE NIANE, PhD candidate Development Economics Group, Social Sciences Department, Wageningen University
   Presented by: Aïfa NDOYE NIANE, Wageningen University
 

Intergenerational transfers within families
By Seung-Yun Oh; U of Massachusetts
   Presented by: Seung-Yun Oh, U of Massachusetts
 

The determinants of savings pooling: Evidence from Thailand
By Hazel Jean Malapit Action for Economic Reforms and American University
   Presented by: Hazel Jean Malapit, Action for Economic Reforms
 

Income Pooling in Same-Sex Households
By Hazel Malapit American University Michael Martell American University
   Presented by: Michael Martell, American University

Session 42: Informal Work and Precarious Employment

Session Chair: Ma. Gichelle Cruz, University of the Philippines
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 13:30 - 15:10
 

Analysing Home Based Work: Mechanisms of Concealment and Devolarization by Obscuring
By Reyhan Atasü Topcuoglu; Humboldt University
   Presented by: Reyhan Atasü Topcuoglu, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
 

NEW APPROACH TO ENGENDER POLICY TOWARD THE REALIZATION OF RIGHTS OF INDONESIAN WOMEN WORKERS IN THE INFORMAL ECONOMY
By Hesri R Wijaya; Brawijaya University
   Presented by: Hesti Wijaya, Brawijaya University
 

Gender differences in the Determinants of Formal and Informal Sector Employment in the Urban Areas of Kenya across Time_18th IAFFE Conference June 25-28 2009
By Institute of Social Studies P.O. Box 29776 2502 LT The Hague The Netherlands
   Presented by: Rose Wamuthenya, ISS
 

Informal labor, poverty and geneder in Mexico
[slides]
By Elena Cardero; Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Economics Faculty
   Presented by: Elena Cardero, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Session 43: Work/Family Reconciliation

Session Chair: Greta Friedemann-Sanchez, University of Minnesota
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 13:30 - 15:10
 

Women’s labour force participation and unpaid work
By Addabbo Tindara, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Favaro Donata, University of Padua
   Presented by: Tindara Addabbo, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia
 

Care to Work? Reflections on Care and Workforce Participation from Delhi, India
By Shrayana Bhattacharya; Institute of Social Studies Trust
   Presented by: Shrayana Bhattacharya, Institute of Social Studies Trust
 

Precarious Labour, precarious life: interactions between care and paid labour in Ecuador
By Alison Vasconez Rodriguez CIGENERO Ecuador
   Presented by: Alison Vasconez, CIGENERO
 

Women’s Labor Force Participation and Childcare Choices in Urban China during the Economic Transition
By Fenglian Du and Xiaoyuan Dong;Economics and Management School of Inner Mongolia University Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China
   Presented by: Fenglian Du, Inner Mongolia University

Session 44: Theory of care economy - Discussion Forum

Session Chair: Ulrike Knobloch, University of Fribourg Switzerland
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 15:40 - 17:20
 

Hypotheses of Nancy Folbre
By Nancy Folbre, Department of Economcis, University of Massachussets-Amherst
   Presented by: Nancy Folbre,
 

Hypotheses of Lourdes Beneria
By Lourdes Beneria, Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University
   Presented by: Lourdes Beneria,
 

Hypothesis of Irene van Staveren
By Prof. Dr. Irene van Staveren, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague
   Presented by: Irene van Staveren, ISS
 

Hypotheses of Julie Nelson
By Julie A. Nelson, Department of Economics, University of Massachussetts-Boston
   Presented by: Julie Nelson, University of Massachusetts, Boston
 

Hypotheses of Maren Jochimsen
By Maren A. Jochimsen, European Platform of Women Scientists, Brussels
   Presented by: Ulrike Knobloch, University of Fribourg Switzerland

Session 45: Culture, Property and Power

Session Chair: Alma Espino, CIEDUR-IGTN
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 15:40 - 17:20
 

Global crisis reinforcing power relationships and inequalities within the global capitalist-patriarchal system: the example of the food crisis of 2008
[slides]
By Valeria Sodano University of Naples
   Presented by: valeria sodano, university Federico II of Naples
 

Women and Property Inheritance in Ghana
By Victor Gedzi; Institute of Social Studies
   Presented by: Victor Gedzi, Institute of Social Studies
 

IVATAN Women in the Philippines at the Crossroad of Market Integration
By Maria Helen F. Dayo University of the Philippines Los Baños Jose V. Camacho Jr. University of the Philippines Los Baños and Amelia L. Bello University of the Philippines Los Baños University of the Philippines Los Baños
   Presented by: Maria Helen Dayo, University of the Philippines Los Banos
 

Women are pecuniary rights – Cultural Dimension and Gender insecurity.
By B Thapa, Anura Verma Women Foundation Nepal
   Presented by: Bandita Thapa,

Session 46: Gender and Education 2

Session Chair: kanwaljit gill, punjabi university patiala
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 15:40 - 17:20
 

Explorations of 'Under-Achievement': The Transitional Experiences of Educated & High-Achieving Young British-Bangladeshi Women
[slides]
By Kanchana N. Ruwanpura; University of Southampton Alessandra Faggian; University of Southampton With James Niven
   Presented by: Kanchana Ruwanpura, University of Southampton
 

Why do lone mothers in the UK receive lower wages but higher returns to higher education than partnered mothers?
By Shireen Kanji; University of Cambridge
   Presented by: Shireen Kanji, University of Cambridge
 

Transition from higher education to work: Gender differences in employment outcomes of university graduates in Greece
[slides]
By Dr Maria Karamessini Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece
   Presented by: Maria Karamessini, Panteion University
 

Not Just Education: Gender Wage Gap In The Albanian Labor Markets Through Occupational Segregation, Work Experience and Child Care
By Juna Miluka American University Caren Grown American University
   Presented by: Juna Miluka, American University

Session 47: Environmental Strategies

Session Chair: Rosemary OKOH, Delta State University, Nigeria
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 15:40 - 17:20
 

Gender and Environmental Strategies in India
[slides]
By Sirisha C. Naidu Wright State University
   Presented by: Sirisha Naidu, Wright State University
 

Willingness versus Ability to Pay: Contingent Valuation in Environmental Policy-Making
By Alexandra Bernasek, Colorado State University Elissa Braunstein, Colorado State University Chian Jones, Colorado State University
   Presented by: Chian Jones, Colorado State University
 

GENDER AND FOREST CONSERVATION: THE IMPACT OF WOMEN'S PRESENCE
By Bina Agarwal, Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi, India
   Presented by: Bina Agarwal, Institute of Economic Growth
 

Exploitation Comes Home II
[slides]
By Ann Davis; Marist College, School of Management
   Presented by: Ann Davis, Marist College

Session 48: Growth, Development and Empowerment

Session Chair: Afolabi Monsurat, Obafemi Awolowo University
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 15:40 - 17:20
 

The impact of macroeconomic growth on women’s labour market participation: Does panel data confirm the “feminisation U” hypothesis?
By Angela LUCI INED (Institut National d'Etudes Démographiques), Paris, France
   Presented by: Angela Luci, Ined
 

Growth, Development, Feminist Economics
[slides]
By Silvia Berger Ministry of Economics and Public Finances
   Presented by: Silvia Berger,
 

Gender Implications of Growth Models for Theory and Policy
By Shirley Burggraf, Florida A & M University De'Edgra Williams, Florida A & M University Roselynn Williams, Florida A & M University
   Presented by: Shirley Burggraf, Florida A & M University
 

SEX, GENDER, PRODUCTION AND REPRODUCTION; PUBLIC POLICY DILEMMAS
By Kathleen Cloud; University of Illinois
   Presented by: Kathleen Cloud,

Session 49: Migrant Lives and Access to Rights

Session Chair: Iryna Kyzyma, Kirovohrad National Technical University
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 15:40 - 17:20
 

The Boundaries In Question: The Public/Private Dichotomy in States' Responsibilities to Migrant Domestic Workers
By Anjeline Eloisa J. de Dios; Linköping University / Ateneo de Manila University
   Presented by: Anjeline Eloisa de Dios, Linköping University / Ateneo de Manila
 

Social Protection and Migration: Latin American Migrants in London and Access to Health Care.
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By Jasmine Gideon Birkbeck College, University of London
   Presented by: Jasmine Gideon, Birkbeck College
 

The Changing Roles of Cape Verdean Women in the US and Cape Verde
By Dawna Thomas; Simmons College, Africana Studies & Women and Gender Studies
   Presented by: Dawna Thomas, Simmons College
 

Conflict, Bargaining and Gender Norms: Female Migration in Northern Ghana
By Lynda Pickbourn; Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
   Presented by: Lynda Pickbourn, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Session 50: Women Working in Particular Types of Jobs

Session Chair: Alison Preston, Curtin University of Technology
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 15:40 - 17:20
 

Why do garment workers in Bangladesh fail to mobilize?
By Simeen Mahmud Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies
   Presented by: Simeen Mahmud, Bangladesh Institute of Development Stud
 

Are Casino Jobs “Good Jobs? A Social Provisioning Framework
By Deborah M. Figart, Richard Stockton College of NJ Ellen Mutari, Richard Stockton College of NJ
   Presented by: Ellen Mutari, Richard Stockton College of NJ
   Discussant: Deb Figart, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
 

What explains attitudes toward prostitution?
By Niklas Jakobsson, Norwegian Social Research and REASSESS Andreas Kotsadam, Norwegian Social Research and REASSESS
   Presented by: Niklas Jakobsson, Göteborg University

Session 51: Workshop on the empirical study of sexual orientation in feminist economics

Session Chair: M.V. Lee Badgett, University of Mass, Amherst
Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 15:40 - 17:20
 

Counting Same-Sex Couples: New Information from the CPS
By Alyssa Schneebaum; University of Massachusetts-Amherst Lee Badgett; University of Massachusetts-Amherst
   Presented by: Alyssa Schneebaum, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
 

Workshop on the empirical study of sexual orientation in feminist economics
By M. V. Lee Badgett, Center for Public Policy & Administration
   Presented by: M.V. Lee Badgett, University of Mass, Amherst

Session 52: Connecting With Activists

Date: June 27, 2009
Time: 15:40 - 17:20

Session 53: Re-writing the Global and the Intimate: Interdisciplinary Analyses of Informalization, Household Economies and Care Work

Session Chair: Suzanne Bergeron, University of Michigan Dearborn
Date: June 28, 2009
Time: 9:00 - 10:40
 

Re-writing the Global and the Intimate: Interdisciplinary Analyses of Informalization, Household Economies and Care Work
By Drucilla Barker; University of South Carolina
   Presented by: Drucilla Barker, University of South Carolina
 

Re-writing the Global and the Intimate: Interdisciplinary Analyses of Informalization, Household Economies and Care Work
By Drucilla Barker, University of South Carolina Suzanne Bergeron, University of Michigan Dearborn V. Spike Peterson, University of Arizona
   Presented by: Suzanne Bergeron, University of Michigan Dearborn
 

Re-writing the Global and the Intimate: Interdisciplinary Analyses of Informalization, Household Economies and Care Work
By V Spike Peterson University of Arizona Suzanne Bergeron University of Michigan Dearborn Drucilla Barker University of South Carolina
   Presented by: V Spike Peterson, U of Arizona/London School of Economics
 

Re-writing the Global and the Intimate: Interdisciplinary Analyses of Informalization, Household Economies and Care WorkC
By Carol Cohn; Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights
   Presented by: Carole Cohn, Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights

Session 54: Domestic Violence

Session Chair: Hangama Anwari, AIHRC
Date: June 28, 2009
Time: 9:00 - 10:40
 

Will Engendering the Economic Policy Reduce Domestic Violence Against Women?
By Milly Tebusabwa, Council for the Economic Empowerment for Women of Africa-Uganda Chapter (CEEWA-U)
   Presented by: Milly Tebusabwa, CEEWA - Uganda
 

Domestic violence in Colombia: an international development issue
By Greta Friedemann-Sánchez, Assistant Professor, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota Rodrigo Lovatón, candidate Masters in public policy,Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
   Presented by: Greta Friedemann-Sanchez, University of Minnesota
 

Domestic Violence Against Women In India
[slides]
By Dr. S. Varalakshmi; Pondicherry University, India
   Presented by: sundaravinayagam varalakshmi, Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for PG Studies
 

Learning Violence Young
By Lihui Zhang; Dalhousie University
   Presented by: Lihui Zhang, Dalhousie University

Session 55: Gender, Research and Academia

Session Chair: yada praparpun, Ramkhamheang University
Date: June 28, 2009
Time: 9:00 - 10:40
 

Gender, Science, and the Federal Funding of Research
By Elizabeth A. Moorhouse, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Economics Lycoming College Williamsport, PA 17701 Ann Mari May, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Economics University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE 68588-0489 402 472-3369 amay1@unl.edu 570 321-4154 moorhous@lycoming.edu
   Presented by: Elizabeth Moorhouse,
 

A Ten Year Retrospective: The Status of Female Academics as Seen Through the Lens of the CSWEP Survey
By Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine and the National Bureau of Economic Research
   Presented by: Barbara Fraumeno, CSWEP & Muskie School of Public Service
 

Feminist Scholarship and Academic Freedom in Institutions of Higher Learning
[slides]
By Consolata Kabonesa; Makerere University, Uganda
   Presented by: Consolata Kabonesa, Makerere University
 

Two Early Feminist Economists: Caroline Dall and Virginia Penny
[slides]
By Susan H. Gensemer Department of Economics Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Syracuse University Syracuse, NY 13244-1020 USA
   Presented by: Susan Gensemer, Syracuse University

Session 56: Housework, Time Use and Policy

Session Chair: Shoshana Grossbard, San Diego State University
Date: June 28, 2009
Time: 9:00 - 10:40
 

How do spouses allocate time: the effects of wages and income
By Elena Stancanelli, CNRS, THEMA, University of Cergy Pontoise Hans Bloemen, Free University of Amsterdam
   Presented by: Stancanelli Elena, CNRS
 

Women’s subjective well-being and housework allocation
By Begoña Alvarez Facultad de Economia Universidad de Vigo Daniel Miles Facultad de Economia Universidad de Vigo
   Presented by: Daniel Miles, Universidad de Vigo
 

perceptions of the gender division of labour within British households
By Sirin Sung, Queen's University Belfast Jerome De Henau, Open University Fran Bennett, University of Oxford Sue Himmelweit, Open University
   Presented by: Sirin Sung, Queen's University Belfast
 

The relation between work-family balance and quality of life for married women in Korea
[slides]
By Taehee Kwon, BK21 Research Professor of school of Economics, Sungkyunkwan University
   Presented by: Taehee Kwon, Sungkyunkwan University

Session 57: Quantitative Analyses of Gender Inequality

Session Chair: Ezgi Kaya, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Date: June 28, 2009
Time: 9:00 - 10:40
 

Indicators and Indices of Gender Equality - New Developments and Policy Debates
By Caren Grown, American University Barghavi Ramamurthy, New School for Social Research
   Presented by: Caren Grown, American University
 

Public job creation from a gender perspective: a technical note for the case of South Africa
By Kijong Kim; Levy Economics Institute
   Presented by: Kijong Kim, Levy Economics Institute
 

Gender biases in quantitative economic data and analytical techniques with illustrations from Kenya
By Maureen Were, Central Bank of Kenya Bernadette Wanjala, Tilburg University
   Presented by: Maureen Were, Central Bank of Kenya
 

A Virtue and Inherent Limitations in the Blinder-Oaxaca Decomposition Technique
By SUGIHASHI, Yayoi at Faculty of Economics, Kanazawa University
   Presented by: Yayoi Sugihashi, Kanazawa University

Session 58: Trade and (in)equality

Session Chair: Daniela Casale, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Date: June 28, 2009
Time: 9:00 - 10:40
 

Trade Liberalization in India: Impact on Gender Segregation
By Shilpi Kapur, Ph.D., Washington University in St Louis, November 2008
   Presented by: SHILPI KAPUR, Washington University in St Louis
 

Links between trade, gender and equity. Six Latin American countries
By Paola Azar, Economist, CIEDUR and Universidad de la República Alma Espino, Economist, CIEDUR and Universidad de la República Soledad Salvador, Economist, CIEDUR
   Presented by: Alma Espino, CIEDUR-IGTN
 

Market forces, state action and social institutions in the dynamics of gender (in) equality in Latin America
By Vivianne Ventura Dias (UFSC-CPGD/ LATN)
   Presented by: Vivianne Ventura-Dias, UFSC/LATN
 

Gender, Trade, and the Philippine Footwear Industry
By Cruz, Ma. Gichelle A. Supporting Institutions: Fair Trade Alliance and Department of Women and Development Studies, College of Social Work and Community Development, University of the Philippines
   Presented by: Ma. Gichelle Cruz, University of the Philippines

Session 59: Gender (in)equality in Employment

Session Chair: monica das, Delhi University
Date: June 28, 2009
Time: 9:00 - 10:40
 

New industrial policy and new roles production and reproduction of gender in Turkey
By Ece Kocabıçak, Graduate Student, Department of Economics, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey Prof. Dr. Fuat Ercan, Department of Economics, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
   Presented by: ECE KOCABICAK, MARMARA UNIVERSITY
 

Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender Equality: a tasty combination
[slides]
By Elena Carantoña, Partner mb2
   Presented by: Elena Carantoña, mb2
 

Gender segregation in the Spanish labor market: An alternative approach
[slides]
By Coral del Río; University of Vigo Olga Alonso-Villar; University of Vigo
   Presented by: Olga Alonso-Villar, Universidade de Vigo

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Session 60: Varieties of gender mainstreaming approaches. Implications for economic policies in times of crisis

Session Chair: Ewa Ruminska-Zimny, Economic Commission for Europe
Date: June 28, 2009
Time: 9:00 - 10:40
 

Varieties of Gender Mainstreaming Approaches Among the UN, the EU and Central Asia. Implications for Economic Policies in Times of Crisis
[slides]
By Mita Marra, CNR - University of Salerno Ewa Ruminska-Zimny, United Nations, Economic Commission for Europe
   Presented by: Mita Marra, Italy's National Research Council
 

Varieties of gender mainstreaming approaches. Implications for economic policies in times of crisis
[slides]
By Ewa Ruminska-Zimny; Senior Social Affairs Officer, Office of the Executive Secretary Economic Commission for Europe, Palais des Nations
   Presented by: Ewa Ruminska-Zimny, Economic Commission for Europe
 

Varieties of gender mainstreaming approaches. Implications for economic policies in times of crisis
[slides]
By Manuel F. Montes: PhD, Chief, Policy Analysis and Development Financing for Development Office, UNDESA
   Presented by: Manuel Montes, UNDESA