Faculty Highlights - Conference Presentations

2014
  • Jee-Yeon K. Lehmann, "Power to Bias?  The Effect of Attorney Empowerment in Voir Dire on Jury Prejudice and Race," American Economic Association Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, January 3-5, 2014.

 

2013

  • Andrea Szabo, “The Value of Free Water: Analyzing South Africa’s Free Basic Water Policy,” Stata Texas Empirical Microeconomics Conference, University of Houston, Houston, TX, September 27-28, 2013. 
  • Vikram Maheshri, “Do ‘Broken Windows’ Matter? Identifying Dynamic Spillovers in Criminal Behavior”, Stata Texas Empirical Microeconomics Conference, University of Houston, Houston, TX, September 27-28, 2013. 
  • Janet Kohlhase, "Economic Relations between Employment Centers: a Directional Density Function Approach", International Workshop on Regional, Urban, and Spatial Economics, Peking University, Beijing, China, June 26-28, 2013. [photo of attendees]
  • Andrew Zuppann, “The Quantity-Quality Tradeoff and the Formation of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills,” Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 3-4, 2013.
  • Jee-Yeon K. Lehmann, "Birth Order Differences in Early Inputs and Outcomes," Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 3-4, 2013.
  • Elaine Liu, "Beggar-Thy-Women: Domestic Responses to Foreign Bride Competition, the Case of Taiwan", Economic Demography Workshop, New Orleans, LA, April 10, 2013 & Society of Labor Economics Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 3-4, 2013.
  • Andrew Zuppann, “Children's Cognitive Abilities and Intrahousehold Parental Investment,” Population Association of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, April 11-12, 2013.
  • Elaine Liu, “Does ‘in Utero’ Exposure to Illness Matter? The 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Taiwan as a Natural Experiment,” Population Association of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, April 11-12, 2013; also presented at Tokyo International Workshop on Development, Tokyo Japan Dec. 27, 2012.
  • Elaine Liu, "Confucianism and Preferences: Evidence from Lab Experiments in Taiwan and China" NBER Conference on the Economics of Religion and Culture, Cambridge, MA, March 8-9, 2013.
  • Gergely Ujhelyi, "Civil Service Rules and Policy Choices: Evidence from US State Governments,"  NBER Political Economy Meeting, Boston, April 12, 2013 ;  and Public Choice Society Conference, New Orleans, March 7-10, 2013.
  • Dietrich Vollrath, Doug Gollin and Remi Jedwab, "Urbanization with and without Structural Transformation",  NBER Growth Conference, San Francisco, Feb. 7th, 2013.
  • Jee-Yeon K. Lehmann, "Birth Order Differences in Early Inputs and Outcomes," American Economic Association Meetings, San Diego, January 2013.
  • Chinhui Juhn, Gergely Ujhelyi and Carolina Villegas-Sanchez, "Men,Women and Machines: How Trade Impacts Gender Inequality", American Economic Association Meetings, San Diego, January 2013.
2012
  • Gergely Ujhelyi, "Civil Service Reform," Texas Economic Theory Camp, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, October 6-7, 2012.
  • Elaine Liu, "A Meta-Analysis of the Estimates of Returns to Schooling in China," Annual Conference of the European Association of Labour Economists, Bonn, Germany, Sept. 20-22, 2012.
  • Andrew Zuppann, “Children's Cognitive Abilities and Intrahousehold Parental Investment,” Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, November 16-18, 2012.
  • Elaine Liu, "A Foreign Affair: Fertility and Divorce Responses of Local Women Due to the Influx of Foreign Brides," Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, November 16-18, 2012.
  • Steven Craig and Bent Sorensen, "How Do Politicians Save? Buffer-Stock Management of Unemployment Finance," Public Choice Society Meetings, Miami, March 2012.
  • Janet Kohlhase, "Entreprenuership and Economic Development: An Urban Demonstration," given as an invited Keynote address at the conference "Wealth of Nations--Wealth of Cities," University of Naples, Naples Italy, September 2012.
  • Elaine Liu, "Beggar-Thy-Women: Domestic Responses to Foreign Bride Competition, the Case of Taiwan," Stata Texas Empirical Microeconomics Conference, Austin, December 2012 & Northeast Universities Development Consortium Conference, Hanover, NH, Nov.3-4, 2012.
  • Chris Murray"Markov Switching and the Taylor Principle," Conference in Honor of Charles Nelson, June 11-13, 2012, University of Washington.