Race and Stratification Working Group

Trevon Logan, William Darity, Jevay Grooms, and Rodney J. Andrews, Organizers

March 31, 2023

Format: Authors have 25 minutes to present their papers, discussion will be 15 minutes, and 10 minutes for Q&A

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, March 31
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:50 am
Welcome and Remarks
9:00 am
Ishan Anand, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Caste-based and Racial Wealth Inequality in India and the United States
Discussants: Ellora Derenoncourt, Princeton University and NBER
Ashwini Deshpande, Ashoka University
9:50 am
10:00 am
Matteo F. Ferroni, Boston University
Stefanie Stantcheva, Harvard University and NBER

Perceptions of Racial Gaps, their Causes, and Ways to Reduce Them (slides)
Discussants: Michael Kraus, Yale University
Candis Watts Smith, Duke University
10:50 am
11:00 am
Luis A. Monroy-Gómez-Franco, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Roberto Vélez-Grajales, Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias
Gastón Yalonetzky, Leeds University

Unequal Gradients: Sex, Skin Tone, and Intergenerational Economic Mobility
Discussants: Art Goldsmith, Washington and Lee University
Chantal Smith, Washington and Lee University
11:50 am
12:00 noon
Special Pedagogical Lunch Presentation
Introduction in meeting room and continues off-line over lunch
Jorgen M. Harris, Occidental College
Mary Lopez, Occidental College

Teaching Discrimination in Introductory Economics: An Approach Incorporating Stratification Economics
1:15 pm
Egg-Timer Session I (10 minute presentations)
Sonia R. Bhalotra, University of Warwick
Damian Clarke, Universidad de Chile
Atheendar Venkataramani, University of Pennsylvania and NBER

Complementary Investments Over the Life Course and the Black-White Earnings Gap (slides)
Jeffery A. Jenkins, University of Southern California
Thomas R. Gray, University of Texas at Dallas

Estimating Disenfranchisement in U.S. Elections, 1870-1970
Donn. L. Feir, University of Victoria and NBER
Rob Gillezeau, University of Toronto
Maggie E.C. Jones, Emory University and NBER

The Determinants and Impacts of Historical Treaty-Making in Canada (slides)
1:45 pm
2:00 pm
Daniele Tavani, Colorado State University
Brendan Brundage, Colorado State University

A Simple Model of Group Conflict, Inequality and Stratification (slides)
Discussants: Pablo Beramendi, Duke University
Patrick L. Mason, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2:50 pm
3:00 pm
Egg-Timer Session II (10 minute presentations)
Janet Holtzblatt, Urban Institute
Swati Joshi, Brookings Institution
Nora R. Cahill, Harvard Kennedy School
William Gale, Brookings Institution

Racial Disparities in the Tax Treatment of Marriage (slides)
Elizabeth Luh, University of Michigan

Not so Black and White: Uncovering Racial Bias from Systematically Misreported Trooper Reports
Anita Alves Pena, Colorado State University

Economic Inequality and Stratification after a Natural Disaster
3:30 pm
3:45 pm
Lavar C. Edmonds, Stanford University

Role Models Revisited: HBCUs, Same-Race Teacher Effects, and Black Student Achievement
Discussant: Michael Gottfried, University of Pennsylvania
Karolyn Tyson, Georgetown University
4:35 pm
Wrap up and Adjourn