2007 IAFFE Conference on Feminist Economics

Summary of All Sessions

#Date/TimeTitlePapers
1June 29, 2007
11:30-12:30
Sex Work2
2June 29, 2007
11:30-12:30
Feminist Thought3
3June 29, 2007
11:30-12:30
Access to Resources: Education, Land2
4June 29, 2007
11:30-12:30
Migrant Women and their Households2
5June 29, 2007
11:30-12:30
Integrating Macroeconomic Strategies and Human Rights, A case study US and Mexico5
6June 29, 2007
11:30-12:30
Aging and Elder Care1
7June 29, 2007
14:00-15:30
Time, Money, Power 3
8June 29, 2007
14:00-1:30
Gender Earnings Inequality 3
9June 29, 2007
14:00-15:30
Care-giving Support 2
10June 29, 2007
14:00-15:30
The Impact of Migration in China3
11June 29, 2007
14:00-15:30
Gender, Aid and Trade3
12June 29, 2007
14:00-15:30
This is the Life: Feminist Economists in Women's Studies1
13June 30, 2007
2:00-3:30
Resisting Global Capitalism: Lessons fromThailand1
14June 30, 2007
9:00-10:30
Labour Market and Social Policy3
15June 30, 2007
9:00-10:30
Migration, Remittances and Development3
16June 30, 2007
9:00-10:30
Paid and Unpaid Care Work3
17June 30, 2007
9:00-11:30
Rethinking …3
18June 30, 2007
9:00-10:30
Time Use and Public Policy2
19June 30, 2007
9:00-10:30
Gender Dimensions of IPRs: The WTO's TRIPS Agreement3
20June 30, 2007
9:00-12:30
Promoting Feminist Economics in the Philippine Setting4
21June 30, 2007
11:00-12:30
Gender, Power and Politics2
22June 30, 2007
11:00-12:30
Violence and Rights3
23June 30, 2007
11:00-11:30
Occupational Segregation4
24June 30, 2007
11:00-12:30
Explaining Migration in Asia3
25June 30, 2007
11:00-12:30
Globalization, and its impacts3
26June 30, 2007
11:00-12:30
Insights from Time-Use Studies3
27June 30, 2007
11:00-12:30
Roundtable on Writing and Submitting Papers to Journals1
28June 30, 2007
14:00-15:30
Gender and Migration Country Studies 2
29June 30, 2007
14:00-15:30
Work-Family 3
30June 30, 2007
14:00-15:30
Maternal and Reproductive Health2
31June 30, 2007
14:00-15:30
Trade Liberalization3
32June 30, 2007
14:00-15:30
Rethinking Gender Roles3
33June 30, 2007
14:00-15:30
Marriage and Markets3
34June 30, 2007
14:00-15:30
Informal Work and Entrepreneurship2
35July 1, 2007
9:00-10:30
Well-Being of Mothers and Children3
36July 1, 2007
9:00-12:30
Using Film to Study Sex Work2
37July 1, 2007
9:00-10:30
Political Participation and Empowerment3
38July 1, 2007
9:00-10:30
Applying Feminist Analysis2
39July 1, 2007
9:00-10:30
Union Struggles, Workers Rights3
40July 1, 2007
9:00-10:30
Gender Issues in Bangladesh4
41July 1, 2007
11:00-12:30
Biographies: Women in the Developing World1
42July 1, 2007
11:00-12:30
Gender and Trade: Theory and Evidence2
43July 1, 2007
11:00-12:30
How do Households Deal with Risk and Vulnerability?3
44July 1, 2007
11:00-12:30
Gender and Development in India3
45July 1, 2007
11:00-12:30
Family Labour Supply Decisions 2
46July 1, 2007
11:00-12:30
Literature, Art and Economics2
 

46 sessions, 119 papers


 

2007 IAFFE Conference on Feminist Economics

Complete List of All Sessions


Session 1: Sex Work

Session Chair: Linda Lucas, University of South Florida
Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 11:30 - 12:30
 

Sex Workers and Access to Microfinance
By Nasheeba Selim, BRAC
 

As bad as it gets: well being deprivation of sexually exploited trafficked women
By M.L. Di Tommaso and I. Shima, University of Turin, S. Strom, University of Turin and University of Oslo, and F. Bettio, University of Siena

Session 2: Feminist Thought

Session Chair: Diana Strassman, Rice University
Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 11:30 - 12:30
 

Some new faces at the Catwalk
By Edith Kuiper, Amsterdam School of Economics
 

Feminist Perspectives on the Royal Thai “Sufficiency Economy” Model
By Juliana Essen, Soka University of America
 

Women, Justice and Law
By Rajeshree Dutta Kumar, Institute of Social Studies Trust

Session 3: Access to Resources: Education, Land

Session Chair: Jean Franco, Women and Gender Institute
Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 11:30 - 12:30
 

Land Rights and Women in Orissa
By Padmaja Mishra, Utkal University.
 

ICT for improving scientific research activities of women in Bangladesh
By Lutfor Rahman, Association for Advancement of Information Technology

Session 4: Migrant Women and their Households

Session Chair: monica das, Delhi University
Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 11:30 - 12:30
 

‘The feminisation of migration and the migration-development nexus: en-gendering the development burden’
By Stuart Rosewarne, University of Sydney
 

Mexican Immigrant Women in an Urban, U.S. Labor Market
By Mary C. King, Portland State University

Session 5: Integrating Macroeconomic Strategies and Human Rights, A case study US and Mexico

Session Chair: Shalmali Guttal, Focus on the Global South
Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 11:30 - 12:30
 

Integrating Macroeconomic Strategies and Economic and Social Rights
By Radhika Balakrishnan, Marymount Manhattan College
 

Human rights and gender-equitable economic policies: a framework for Analysis
By Diane Elson, University of Essex
 

Taxation and ES rights in Mexico
By Lourdes Colinas, ECLAC - UN
 

Realizing Economic and Social Rights: Public Expenditure in Mexico from a Gender Perspective
By Veronica Zebadua, Fundar
 

Trade MES and human rights
By Alberto Serdan-Rosales, Fundar

Session 6: Aging and Elder Care

Session Chair: Agneta Stark,
Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 11:30 - 12:30
 

Government subsidies for aged and disabled care: which rationales do the public prioritise?
By Gabrielle Meagher, University of Sydney
 

Informal care and economic disadvantage: Two measures.
By Trish Hill, Cathy Thomson and Megan Griffiths, University of New South Wales and Michael Bittman, University of New England

Session 7: Time, Money, Power

Session Chair: Semsa Ozar, Bogazici University
Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

Gender and Labor Time Allocation of Chinese Rural Households in Low Income Regions
By Heng Wang, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
 

The female heads of households in urban poor communities of Bangladesh: victims of inequality and gender discrimination
By Tanzima Zohra Habib and Kalyani Mehta, National University of Singapore
 

Financial security and the dynamics of power within households
By Jerome De Henau and Susan Himmelweit, The Open University

Session 8: Gender Earnings Inequality

Session Chair: Cecilia Conrad, Pomona College
Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 1:30
 

Institutional and Social Determinants of Female Labor Force Participation in Turkey: Who Cares determines Who is in the Labor Force and Who is not
By Ipek Ilkkaracan and Sevil Acar, Istanbul Technical University and Women for Women's Human Rights (WWHR) Turkey
 

Economic Transition and Gender Differentials in Wages and Productivity:
By Xiao-yuan Dong, University of Winnipeg and Liqin Zhang, China Agricultural University
 

The Role of Firm Effects in the Gender Earnings Gap: Evidence from China
By Liying Li, Henan University of Finance and Economics and Xiaoyuan Dong, University of Winnipeg

Session 9: Care-giving Support

Session Chair: Charlotte Koren, Norwegian Social Research
Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

Women, Work and Care: Playing the Australian Childcare Market - Who Wins?
By Elizabeth Hill, University of Sydney
 

Looking Beyond the Surface: An In-Depth Review of Parental Benefits
By Kirstin Lund, Author and Michelle Harris Genge, Women's Network PEI

Session 10: The Impact of Migration in China

Session Chair: Barbara Hopkins, Wright State University
Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

The Effect of Migration on Children's Educational Performance in Rural Children in Rural China
By Xinxin Chen, Zhejiang Gongshang University,Qiuqiong Huang, University of Minnesota, Scott Rozelle, Stanford University and Liuxiu Zhang,Chinese Academy of Sciences
   Discussant: Maria Floro, American University
 

The Impact of Migration on Rural Women’s Empowerment in Peri-urban areas in China
By Wei-song Mu, Cai-xia Li and Feng-qin Liu, China Agricultural University
   Discussant: Maria Floro, American University
 

Family Migration Decisions: Evidence from Rural China
By Ni Yuan, China Youth University for Political Sciences and Yaohui Zhao, Beijing University
   Discussant: Maria Floro, American University

Session 11: Gender, Aid and Trade

Session Chair: Marina Durano, UN Development Fund for Women
Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

Financing for Gender Equality in the Context of New Aid Modalities
By Gita Sen and Marina Durano, UNIFEM
 

Gender Issue in Aid-for-Trade
By Josefa Francisco, Miriam College and Marina Durano, UNIFEM
 

Advancing Gender Equality in Trade: Gender, Trade and Human Development in Asia-Pacific
By Marina Durano, UNIFEM and Yumiko Yamamoto and Bryn Gay, UNDP

Session 12: This is the Life: Feminist Economists in Women's Studies

Date: June 29, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

This is the Life: Economists Working in Women's Studies
By Linda E. Lucas, University of South Florida Shakuntala Narasimhan, Bengalore, India Diana Strassmann, Rice University

Session 13: Resisting Global Capitalism: Lessons fromThailand

Session Chair: Chanida Bamford, Focus on the Global South
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 2:00 - 3:30
 

Resisting Global Capitalism: Lessons fromThailand
By Juliana Essen, Soka University of America Walaitat Worakul Kanoksak Kaewthep

Session 14: Labour Market and Social Policy

Session Chair: Marlene Kim, University of Massachusetts Boston
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
 

Understanding the Effects of Industrial Regulation in Australia: A Case Study of Minimum Wage Workers in Western Australia
By Alison Preston and Therese Jefferson, Curtin University of Technology
 

Employer- support for volunteer activities and time constraints in Canada: a gender perspective
By Fiona MacPhail and Paul Bowles, University of Northern British Columbia
 

Adapting to the two-income family
By Charlotte Koren, Norwegian Social Research

Session 15: Migration, Remittances and Development

Session Chair: Ulla Grapard,
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
 

Mexican Women and Money in California
By Magdalena Villarreal, CIESAS Occidente
 

Migration, Gender and Development: A Preliminary Assessment of the Philippines' Exports of Female Migrant Workers to Taiwan
By Chin-Ming Lin, Tamkang University
 

Gender, age and the household economy. Male migration and remittance distribution in Guanajuato, Mexico
By Lorena Cortés-Espinoza, Verónica Vázque-García and Emma Zapata-Martelo, Colegio de Postgraduados

Session 16: Paid and Unpaid Care Work

Session Chair: Sandra Tam, University of Toronto
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
 

Paid Enough? Nurses wages in Australian residential aged care facilities
By Valerie Adams, University of South Australia
 

Near and generous? Gift propensity and chosen emotional distance
By Kari H Eika, University of Oslo
 

Women Who Have No Economic Value: Reorganizing Thai Unpaid Female Labor
By Yada Praparpun, Ramkhamhaeng University

Session 17: Rethinking …

Session Chair: Edith Kuiper, University of Amsterdam
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 11:30
 

Ecofeminism and the Call for Food Sovereignty: Global Justice or Economic Populism?
By Regina Cochrane, University of Calgary
 

Embedding Gender in Consumer Culture
By Barbara E. Hopkins, Wright State University
 

What does Hurricane Katrina have to do with the Subic rape case?
By Bronwyn Winter, University of Sydney

Session 18: Time Use and Public Policy

Session Chair: Maria Floro, American University
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
 

Gender, Unemployment and Underemployment in South Africa Reexamined: What Time Use Data Reveal.
By Maria Floro, American University and Imraan Valodia, University of KwaZulu-Natal
   Discussant: Diane Elson, University of Essex
 

What can we learn about well-being of informal sector workers from time use data? Evidence from Thailand
By Anant Pichetpongsa, Siam City Bank and Maria S. Floro, American University
   Discussant: Margarita Guerrero, UN ESCAP

Session 19: Gender Dimensions of IPRs: The WTO's TRIPS Agreement

Session Chair: Yumiko Yamamoto, UNDP Regional Centre in Colombo
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
 

Trade and Intellectual Property Protection of Indigenous Cultural Resources in Asia-Pacific
By Bryn Gay, UNDP
 

Gender Dimensions of IP, and Traditional Medicinal Knowledge
By Heather Gibb, The North-South Institute
 

TRIPS and Gendered Obstacles for Public Health
By Bryn Gay and Yumiko Yamamoto, UNDP

Session 20: Promoting Feminist Economics in the Philippine Setting

Session Chair: Josefa Francisco, Miriam College
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 12:30
 

"Exploring Feminist Economic Alternatives for Development: Making a Case for the Local Economy"
By Jeanne Frances Illo, Miriam College
 

“Feminist Economics in the Teaching of Economics”
By Ms. Rosena Sanchez, Ateneo de Davao University
 

Feminist Economics in Support of Advocacy on Gender and Trade
By Dr. Rosalinda Pineda Ofreneo, University of the Philippines
 

The State of Gender Statistics in the Philippines for Feminist Economics
By Maria Teresa D. Pascual, Institute for Popular Democracy

Session 21: Gender, Power and Politics

Session Chair: Ranjula Bali Swain, Uppsala University
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

Empowering women in the Thar Desert, India
By Shashi Tyagi, GRAVIS
 

Can Reservation in Political Participation Empower Women and Influence Social and Economic Development at the Local Level? A Case Study of Northern India
By Kavita Chakravarty, Maharshi Dayananad University and Pareena G. Lawrence, University of Minnesota, Morris

Session 22: Violence and Rights

Session Chair: Maria Laura di Tommaso,
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

Casing the “Political Will” and National Mechanisms of Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan for Preventing Trafficking in Human Beings
By Nadira Myrzalieva
 

Women’s are Difficult Circumstance – Cultural Dimension and Gender Insecurity
By Ms.Bandita Thapa, Women Foundation Nepal
 

Women’s Property Rights, HIV/AIDS, and Domestic Violence
By Hema Swaminathan, Aslihan Kes, Kimberly Ashburn and Nata Duvvury, International Center for Research on Women; Cherryl Walker and Michael Aliber, Human Sciences Research Council; Margaret Rugadya and Herbert Kamusiime, Associates for Development

Session 23: Occupational Segregation

Session Chair: Fiona MacPhail, University of Northern British Columbia
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
 

Gender Discrimination in the Public Service in Uganda
By Irene van Staveren, ISS
 

Occupational segregation in New Zealand: Recent trends and implications
By Nicky Lynch, Ministry of Women's Affairs, New Zealand
 

The Employers as Source of Sex Segregation in the Workplace: The Case of Spain
By Pilar de-Luis, Ana Garrido, Pilar Urquizu and Silvia Vicente,Universidad de Zaragoza
 

Asian Export Manufacturing and Trends in Occupational Segregation by Gender: A Cross-National Analysis.
By Saud A. Choudhry, Trent University

Session 24: Explaining Migration in Asia

Session Chair: Barbara Hopkins, Wright State University
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

The Export of Filipino Nurses and Its Gendered Dimensions
By Jean Encinas-Franco, Miriam College
 

Burmese Women’s Migratory Labor Force Participation
By Min Min Htwe Nge, Burma Labor Watch
 

Globalisation, Gender and Labour mobility: A Case study of Burmese women workers in Thailand's border factories
By Ruth Pearson, University of Leeds and Kyoko Kusakabe, Asian Institute of Technology

Session 25: Globalization, and its impacts

Session Chair: NIRMALA VELAN, PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

The Economic Mal-Development of Thailand and Cambodia: Built on the Backs of Women
By Peter F Bell, State University of New York, Purchase
 

Globalisation and its impact on Nepalese Women
By Adhikari Mona Shrestha, South Asia Watch on Trade Economics and Environment
 

Globalization and the Indonesian Women Home-workers: Free Trade and response
By Hesti R Wijaya and Cecilia Susiloretno, Brawijaya University and Homenet Indonesia

Session 26: Insights from Time-Use Studies

Session Chair: Gabrielle Meagher, University of Sydney
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

Within household inequalities and time use.
By Trish Hill, University of New South Wales
 

The Time Use of New Mothers – What Do We Know and Does it Matter?
By Julie P Smith, Australian National University and Lyn Craig, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales
 

When gender matters more than economy and culture: time allocation in developed societies
By Lina Gálvez, Paula Rodríguez and Monica Domínguez, University Pablo de Olavide

Session 27: Roundtable on Writing and Submitting Papers to Journals

Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

Roundtable on Writing and Submitting Papers to Journals
By Diana Strassmann, Rice University Cecilia Conrad, Pomona College Maria Floro, American University

Session 28: Gender and Migration Country Studies

Session Chair: Heather Gibb, The North-South Institute
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

The State of Female Migration Flow in International Labour Market: How is Bangladesh Doing?
By AKM Ahsan Ullah, City University of Hong Kong
 

Relationship between Employment and Migration of Women in Mongolia
By Ulziibayar Vangansuren, Academy of Management

Session 29: Work-Family

Session Chair: Trish Hill, University of New South Wales
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

Work-family balance amongst self-employed mothers: Recent Australian evidence
By Natasha Cortis, University of New South Wales
 

Work flexibility or precariousness? The debate on social reproduction
By Rosalba Todaro, Centro de Estudios de la Mujer
 

The Wage Costs of Motherhood: Which Mothers are Better Off and Why
By Anton Nivorozhkin, Institute for Employment Research

Session 30: Maternal and Reproductive Health

Session Chair: Shirley Johnson-Lans, Vassar College
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

Dying to Have a Baby: Economics and Maternal Mortality
By Linda E. Lucas, University of South Florida
 

The State of Reproductive Health Care in India
By Amlan Majumder, Dinhata College

Session 31: Trade Liberalization

Session Chair: Kyoko Kusakabe, Asian Institute of Technology
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

Engendering Trade Liberalisation: Rural Women and the Rice Sector in Viet Nam
By Arpaporn Sumrit, PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge
 

Gender Issues in International Trade in the Asia-Pacific: An Overview
By Marina Durano, UNIFEM and Josefa Francisco, Miriam College
 

Gender, Macro Economic Policy Making and Poverty in Mauritius
By Sheila Bunwaree,University of Mauritius

Session 32: Rethinking Gender Roles

Session Chair: Peter Bell, State University of New York @ Purchase
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

Socioeconomic Changes in a Rural Village in Thailand 1979-2007
By Nancy Eberhardt and Steve Cohn, Knox College
 

WOMEN’S PROPERTY IN MONGOLIAN PASTORAL SOCIETY: VALUE OF SILVER GOODS IN RURAL MONGOLIA
By Mari Kazato, Kyoto University
 

Globalizing values and local contents: gender discrepancies in labour market expectations in Jakarta and Makassar, Indonesia
By Ariane J. Utomo, Australian National University

Session 33: Marriage and Markets

Session Chair: Mary King, Portland State University
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

To Elope or Not to Elope?: Anthropological Analysis on Women as Makers of Dowry and Global Commodities
By Urara Tamura, Kyoto University
 

Sexuality and Bane of Bigamy in India
By Monica Das, Delhi University
 

Using daughters to escape poverty - the "export trade" in brides
By Sakuntala Narasimhan

Session 34: Informal Work and Entrepreneurship

Session Chair: Elizabeth Hill, University of Sydney
Date: June 30, 2007
Time: 14:00 - 15:30
 

Work of Women
By Melda Yaman Öztürk, 19 Mayıs University and Nuray Ergüneş, Maltepe University
 

Women's Roles in the Moroccan Nonformal Economy
By Mohamed Malchouch, King Abdul-Aziz Foundation

Session 35: Well-Being of Mothers and Children

Session Chair: Sakuntala Narasimhan, Journalist-author
Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
 

Evaluation of childcare programs using time use analysis of a Japanese panel survey
By Reina Ichii, Ochanomizu University
 

Women's role in agriculture and its effect on child health in rural Malawi: "Food security effect" and "Bargaining effect"
By Mika Ueyama Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Hitotsubashi University
 

Effects of Literacy on the Well-being of Women and Girls in Villages
By Shirley Johnson-Lans, Vassar College

Session 36: Using Film to Study Sex Work

Session Chair: Raj Mankad, IAFFE
Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 12:30
 

Art as a Social and Economic Change Agent
By Edith Regier, Crossing Communities Art Project, Cathy Fillmore, University of Winnipeg and Pat Aylesworth, Crossing Communities
 

Showing of Film "Hope in Heaven" on Sex Tourism in SE Asia
By Meredith Ralston, Mount Saint Vincent University

Session 37: Political Participation and Empowerment

Session Chair: Michelle Harris Genge, Women's Network PEI
Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
 

Gender and Poverty: Evidence from Haryana – A Northern State of India
By Kavita Chakravarty, Maharshi Dayanand University
 

Can Microfinance Empower Women?
By Ranjula Bali Swain, Uppsala University
 

Voting Protocol and Participation of Women in China’s Village Elections
By Xiaopeng Pang, Renmin University of China and Scott Rozelle, Stanford University

Session 38: Applying Feminist Analysis

Session Chair: Cheryl Doss, Yale University
Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
 

Measuring economic empowerment of women: a case of the Sapporo women’s workers collectives in Japan
By Takayoshi Kusago, Osaka University
 

Provisioning Responsibilities: Connecting Work to Relationships
By Sheila M Neysmith, University of Toronto, Marge Reitsma-Street, University of Victoria, Stephanie Baker-Collins, York University, Elaine Porter, Laurentian University and Sandra Tam, University of Toronto

Session 39: Union Struggles, Workers Rights

Session Chair: Rosalba Todaro, Centro de Estudios de la Mujer
Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
 

Women in trade unions and ethnic identity politics
By Janaka Biyanwila, University of Western Australia
 

Whatever Happened To The Demand For Women’s Working Rights?
By Susan H. Gensemer, Syracuse University
 

Gender Discrimination in Boston Construction Trade Unions
By Marlene Kim, University of Massachusetts Boston and Casey Smith

Session 40: Gender Issues in Bangladesh

Session Chair: Farida Khan, University of Wisconsin - Parkside
Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 9:00 - 10:30
 

When the Men Migrate: Challenges and Strategies of Women in Extreme Poor Migrant Households in Bangladesh
By Mehnaz Rabbani, BRAC
 

Are daughters a better investment : Gender differences in the impact of children’s education on the health of elderly parents in rural Bangladesh
By Omar Rahman, Rubayat Khan and Abul Kalam Azad, Independent University
 

NGOs – The Preferred Employer for Working Women in Bangladesh?
By Farida Khan, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
 

How equitable is access to and use of reproductive health care?
By Simeen Mahmud, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies

Session 41: Biographies: Women in the Developing World

Session Chair: Amanda Plimpton,
Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

Biographies: Women in the Developing World
By Alecia Peacock, Lianne Stewart, Stacey Owiti, Amanda Plimpton, Yuliana Ramirez, Undergraduate Students, University of South Florida

Session 42: Gender and Trade: Theory and Evidence

Session Chair: Irene van Staveren, ISS
Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

Is White the New Blue
By Ebru Kongar, Dickinson College and Mark Price, Keystone Research Center
 

Mainstream, Heterodox and Feminist Trade Theory
By Diane Elson, University of Essex, Caren Grown, American University and Nilufer Cagatay, University of Utah
   Discussant: Ebru Kongar,

Session 43: How do Households Deal with Risk and Vulnerability?

Session Chair: Jeanne Frances Illo, Miriam College
Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

Determinants of Household Debt Servicing: The Case of Urban Low-income Households in Ecuador
By John Messier, University of Maine Farmington
   Discussant: Marina Durano, UN Development Fund for Women
 

Risk, Vulnerability and Gender: Evidence from Philippines and Thailand
By Maria Floro American University
 

Risk Perceptions within Pastoralist Households in Africa
By Cheryl Doss, Yale University

Session 44: Gender and Development in India

Session Chair: Radhika Balakrishnan, Marymount Manhattan College
Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

Economic Discrimination of Women in Indian Labor Market
By L.C.Mallaiah, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University
 

Gender Impacts of Trade Liberalization in India
By V. Nirmala, Pondicherry University
 

Through The Magnifying Glass: Women’s Work And Labour Force Participation In Urban Delhi, India
By Shrayana Bhattacharya Ratna M Sudarshan Institute of Social Studies Trust

Session 45: Family Labour Supply Decisions

Session Chair: Xiao-yuan Dong, University of Winnipeg
Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

Women, getting older and caring
By Suzanne Hodgkin, La Trobe University
 

Marriage and work: an analysis for French couples in the last decade
By Elena Stancanelli, CNRS
 

Up to you? Choice and preferences in Australian work/family research
By Mary Leahy, Victoria University

Session 46: Literature, Art and Economics

Date: July 1, 2007
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
 

The Desire for Dead Body and Thai National Imaginary: Thai Female Landscape from the Morgue
By Pandit Chanrochanakit, Ramkhamhaeng University
 

Gender and Economic Development in Sonallah Ibrahim’s Novel Zaat
By Raj Mankad, Rice University

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