SI 2020 Gender in the Economy

Jessica Goldberg, Claudia Goldin, Seema Jayachandran, Claudia Olivetti, and Tom Vogl, Organizers

July 24-25, 2020


Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, July 24
FORMAT: 20-25 minutes for the presentation and in the remaining time a moderator will coordinate the discussion by reading selected questions and comments submitted in the Q&A or Chat to which the authors will respond.
12:30 pm
Opening Remarks
Papers on Women and Household Finance Issues
12:35 pm
Francesco D’Acunto, Georgetown University
Ulrike Malmendier, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Michael Weber, University of Chicago and NBER

Gender Roles and the Gender Expectations Gap
1:20 pm
Simone G. Schaner, University of Southern California and NBER
Erica M. Field, Duke University and NBER
Rohini Pande, Yale University and NBER
Natalia Rigol, Harvard University and NBER
Charity M. Troyer Moore, Yale University

On Her Own Account: How Strengthening Women’s Financial Control Impacts Labor Supply and Gender Norms (slides)
2:05 pm
Mention of Three Additional Papers on Women and Household Finance Issues

Emma Riley, Oxford University
“Resisting Social Pressure in the Household Using Mobile Money: Experimental Evidence on Microenterprise Investment in Uganda” (video)

Luigi Guiso, EIEF
Luana Zaccaria, EIEF
“From Patriarchy to Partnership: Gender Equality and Household Finance” (slides) (video)

Ana Maria Montoya, University of Chile
Eric Parrado, IADB and ESE Business School
Alex Solis, Uppsala University
Raimundo Undurraga, New York University
“Bad Taste: Gender Discrimination in the Consumer Credit Market” (slides) (video)
2:10 pm
2:20 pm
Victimization, Gender, and Covid-19 Grant Recipients Five (6-minute) Egg-Timers

Heidi Stöckl, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Gerry Mshana, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania
“The Effect of COVID-19 on Women, Livelihood, and Violence in Mwanza, Tanzania”

Amalia R. Miller, University of Virginia
Carmit Segal, University of Zurich
“Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Domestic Violence in US Cities”

Sonia R. Bhalotra, University of Essex
Emilia Brito Rebolledo, Brown University
Damian Clarke, University of Chile
Pilar Larroulet, University of Maryland
Francisco Pino, University of Chile
“COVID-19 and Domestic Violence – Evidence from Rolling Quarantines in Chile”

Keith Finlay, U.S. Census Bureau
Michael G. Mueller-Smith, University of Michigan
Brittany Street, University of Missouri
“The Determinants and Aftermath of Victimization in US Households and the Implications of COVID-19”
Papers on Victimization, Vulnerability, and Violence Against Women
2:50 pm
Eleonora Guarnieri, University of Exeter
Ana Tur-Prats, University of California at Merced

Cultural Distance and Conflict-Related Sexual Violence (slides)
3:35 pm
3:45 pm
Girija Borker, The World Bank

Safety First: Perceived Risk of Street Harassment and Educational Choices of Women (slides)
4:30 pm
Roee Levy, Tel Aviv University
Martin Mattsson, National University of Singapore

The Effects of Social Movements: Evidence from #MeToo (slides)
5:15 pm
Mention of Three Additional Papers on Victimization, Vulnerability, and Violence

Ing-Haw Cheng, Dartmouth College and NBER
Alice Hsiaw, Brandeis University
“Reporting Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo Era” (video)

Andreas Kotsadam, University of Oslo
Espen Villanger, University of Oslo
“Jobs and Intimate Partner Violence “Evidence from a Field Experiment in Ethiopia” (video)
Anke Becker, Harvard Business School
"On the Economic Origins of Restrictions on Women's Sexuality" (video)
5:20 pm
Victimization, Gender, and Covid-19 Grant Recipients Four (6-minute) Egg-Timers

Erica M. Field, Duke University and NBER
Ursula T. Aldana, Institute for Peruvian Studies
“The Impact of COVID-19 on Intimate Partner Violence in Urban Peru”

Rebecca Thornton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
Scott Cunningham, Baylor University
Gregory DeAngelo, Claremont Graduate University
Yunie Le, Claremont Graduate University
Anuar Assamidanov, Claremont Graduate University
“COVID-19, Shelter-in-Place, and Domestic Violence”

Sarah J. Baird, George Washington University
Manisha Shah, UCLA and NBER
“The Shadow Pandemic: COVID-19 and Violence Against Adolescent Girls in LMICs”

Bilge Erten, Northeastern University
Pinar Keskin, Wellesley College
Silvia Prina, Northeastern University
“COVID-19 Movement Restrictions and Domestic Violence: Evidence from the US”
5:50 pm
Saturday, July 25
12:30 pm
Opening Remarks
Papers on Women's Well Being and Children's Health
Joint with the Children Group
12:35 pm
Daniel Halim, The World Bank
Hillary C. Johnson, The World Bank
Elizaveta Perova, The World Bank

Preschool Availability and Female Labor Force Participation: Evidence from Indonesia
1:20 pm
Sarah Miller, University of Michigan and NBER
Laura R. Wherry, New York University and NBER
Diana G. Foster, University of California at San Francisco

The Economic Consequences of Being Denied an Abortion
2:05 pm
2:15 pm
Wolfgang Keller, University of Colorado Boulder and NBER
Hâle Utar, Grinnell College

Globalization, Gender, and the Family (slides)
3:00 pm
Mention of Three Additional Papers on Women’s Well Being and Children’s Health
Scott Kim, University of Pennsylvania
Petra Moser, New York University and NBER
Women in Science. Lessons from the Baby Boom (video)
Hanno Foerster, Boston College
Untying the Knot: How Child Support and Alimony Affect Couples’ Dynamic Decisions and Welfare (slides) (video)
Sandra Aguilar, Columbia University
Eva O. Arceo-Gomez, Univerisad Iberoamericana
Elia De la Cruz Toledo He, Loyola Marymount University
“Inside the Black Box of Child Penalties” (slides)(video)
Papers on Women and Education across the World
3:05 pm
Claudia Senik, Paris School of Economics
Naomi Friedman-Sokuler, Bar-Ilan University

From Pink-Collar to STEM fields. Cultural Persistence and Diffusion of Socialist Gender Norms (slides)
3:50 pm
4:05 pm
Itzik Fadlon, University of California, San Diego and NBER
Frederik P. Lyngse, University of Copenhagen
Torben Heien Nielsen, University of Copenhagen

Early Career, Life-Cycle Choices, and Gender
4:50 pm
Josefa Aguirre, Pontificia Universidad Catolica
Juan Matta, New York University
Ana Maria Montoya, Universidad de Chile

Joining the Men's Club: The Returns to Pursuing High-earnings Male-dominated Fields for Women
5:35 pm
Mention of Three Additional Papers on Women and Education Across the World
Carolyn Sloane, University of California at Riverside
Erik Hurst, University of Chicago and NBER
Dan Black, University of Chicago
A Cross-Cohort Analysis of Human Capital Specialization and the College Gender Wage Gap (slides) (video)
Eric V. Edmonds, Dartmouth College and NBER
Benjamin Feigenberg, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jessica Leight, International Food Policy Research Institute
Advancing the Agency of Adolescent Girls (slides) (video)
Yana Gallen, University of Chicago
Melanie Wasserman, University of California at Los Angeles
Informed Choices: Gender Gaps in Career Advice (video)
5:40 pm