The IAFFE 2003 Conference in Barbados
DRAFT Schedule 5/30/03

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Thursday, June 26

9:00 – 12:00 Economics Editorial Board retreat
12:00 – 2:00 Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:00 Finance Committee (over lunch)
2:00 – 4:00 IAFFE Board meeting
4:00 – 4:30 Refreshment Break
4:30 – 6:00 Board Meeting
6:30 or 7 p.m. Board/IAFFE Board dinner

Friday, June 27th

9:00 Conference Inaguration
Chair: Eudine Barriteau, The Centre for Gender and Development Studies, The University of the West Indies
"Charting Our Course: Issues and Responses to Developmental Challenges in the Caribbean," Cecilia Keturah Babb, Deputy Coordinator of Caribbean Policy Development Centre, Caribbean Regional Coordinator with Development Alternatives for Women with a New Era (DAWN)

10:15 AM - 11:45 PM Concurrent Sessions

1A. Gender Budgets

Chair: Donna St. Hill, Commonwealth Secretariat
°Caren Grown and Kathleen Barnett, International Center for Research on Women
(ICRW), "Gender Dimensions of Taxation and Implications for Tax Policy in Developing Countries"
°Respondents: A. Haroon Akram-Lodhi, Institute of Social Studies, Sue Himmelweit, TheOpen University

2A. Is Paid Family Leave Good for Women?

Chair: Saliwe Kawewe, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
°Vicky Lovell & Heidi Hartmann, IWPR, “Paid Family Leave in the US: What do Women Need?”
°Donna S. Lero, “The Expansion of Paid Family Leave in Canada and Its Impact on Women”
°Kimberly Morgan & Kathrin Zippel, “Paid to Care: The Origins and Effects of Care Leave Policies in Western Europe”
°Randy Albelda,University of Massachusetts, Boston, “Estimating the Costs of Paid Parental Leave: The Case of Massachusetts”

3A. Reproductive Technologies and Social Policy: What are the Implications for Women’s Human Rights?

Chair: Joyce Jacobsen, Wesleyan University
°Navsharan Singh, “Of Amniocentesis, Female Fetuses, Little Girls and Women: New Reproductive Technologies and Sex-Selective Abortions in India”
°Shree Mulay, McGill Centre for Research and Training on Women, Montreal, Canada.“Bioethics of Quinacrine Sterilization Informed Consent and Contraceptive Trials: Implications for the Human Rights of Women”
°Renate Klein, Deakin University, “(In)Fertility Business at the Beginning of the 21st Century: Who Pays the Price?”
°Santosh Nandal, MD University, India, "The Social Context of Sex Selection Technology and Declining Sex Ratio in India"

4A. State Policies, Work, & Women’s Empowerment

Chair: Cecilia Conrad, Pomona College
° Ellen Mutari, Richard Stockton College, “Policy Responses to Employment Flexibility in Industrialized Countries”
°Elena Gvozdeva, Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering & Galina Gvozdeva, Institute of Economics, "Gender Dimensions in Employment in the Transitional Economy of Russia"
°Ann Denis, University of Ottawa, “State Policies and Work: A Comparative Exploration of the Impact of State Policies on Women in Barbados and in the Caribbean Diaspora in Canada”
°Smriti Rao, University of Massachusetts, “Liberalization and Women’s Empowerment: Gender and the State in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh”

5A. Gender Issues in the Multilateral Trading System

Chair: Mariama Williams, Institute for Law and Economics (Jamaica)/IGTN/Center of Concern
°Zo Ramdriamaro, Gender and Economic Reform Project (GERA), “An Overview of the Research Results of Investigations on Gender, Trade and Investment in Selected African Countries”
°Marina Durano, Asia Gender and Trade Network, “Marketization of Social Reproduction in the New Service-led Economy”
°Barbara Evers, University of Manchester/Women Working Worldwide and IGTN-Europe, “Trade Policy Review and the Needs and Priorities: The Case of Women Horticultural Workers in Kenya”
°Alma Espino, El Centro Interdisciplinario de Estudios sobre el Desarrollo, Uruguay/the Latin America Gender and Trade Network, “Labor, Gender and Trade in Uruguay”

6 A. Sex & Women’s Bodies

Chair: S. Charusheela,University of Hawaii, Manoa,
°Natalie Reaves, Rowan University, “Contraceptives as Orphan Drugs: Let the Second Revolution Begin!”
°Della Giusta Marina, University of Reading, Maria Laura Di Tommaso, University of Turin, & Strom Steinar, University of Oslo, “The Economics of Prostitution: An Empirical Study Based on Data From Sweden and the USA”
°Kamala Kempadoo, York University, “The Global War on Trafficking”
°Anil Persaud, Jawaharlal Nehru University, “Fertility, Unnatural Sex and Fetishism: Creating Value in the Emancipated British Sugar Colonies”

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Concurrent Sessions

1B. Reconceptualizing Employment: Control, Security and Voice

Chair: Kathleen Barnet, International Center for Research on Women
°Imraan Valodia, University of Natal, & Caroline Skinner, University of Natal, “Data and the Reconceptualisation of Work: Some Issues in South Africa”
°Martha Chen, University of Harvard, & Jeemol Unni, Gujerat Institute for Development Research (GIDR), “Non-Standard Work in the North and Informal Work in the South: Overlapping Employment Statuses or a Continuum of Employment Statuses?”
°Ratna Sudarshan, National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER), & Martha Chen, Harvard University, “Reconceptualizing Controls”
°Jeemol Unni, Gujerat Institute for Development Research (GIDR), “Reconceptualizing Security”

2B. Amartya Sen’s Work and Ideas: A Gender Perspective: Release of Special Issue of Feminist Economics

Chair: Bina Agarwal, University of Delhi (guest editor)
Presentation by guest editors:
°Bina Agarwal, University of Delhi,
"Introducing the Special Issue"
°Jane Humphries, Oxford University,
"Amartya Sen’s Ideas and Feminist Economic History"
°Ingrid Robeyns, University of Amsterdam,
"Reflecting on Amartya Sen’s Ideas and Feminist Economics"
Commentators on the Special Issue:
°Frances Woolley, Carleton University
°Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
°Lourdes Beneria, Cornell University

Formal Release: Journal Editor (Diana Strassmann)

3B. Wage Differentials I: Experiences from Mexico, Israel, Sweden, & Belgium

Chair: Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis, Miami University
°Isabel Rueda Peiro, Instituto de Investigaciones Economicas, UNAM, “Unemployment in Mexican Women”
°Edward Sayre & Jennifer Olmsted, Occidental College, “Labor Market Disruptions and Wage Differences: A Natural Experiment from Israel”
°Lena Nekby, Trade Union Institute for Economic Research, “Gender Differences in Rent Sharing and its Implications for the Gender Wage Gap”
°Francois Rycx, Ilan Tojerow, Free University of Brussels, “Rent Sharing and the Gender Wage Gap in Belgium: Evidence from Matched Worker-Firm Data”

4B. How the World Taxes Families

Chair: Julie Nelson, Tufts University
°Paloma de Villota, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, “Prejudicial Effects of Joint Assessment, Quotien Familial, Optional Taxation on Single Parent Families in European Union: The Case of France and Spain”
°Elisabeth Gugl, Rice University, “Joint vs. Individual Taxation and Intrafamily Distribution”
°Ingrid Osika, Linkoping University, “Sighting Society – Taxes in a Gender Perspective”

5B. Full Steam Ahead: Gender Effects on Trade and Development in the Context of Economic Liberalization

Chair: Sule Ozler, University of California, Los Angeles
°Linda Lucas, Eckerd College, “Women Workers in Uganda: Are they positioned to benefit from new trade?”
°Consolata Kabonesa, Makerere University, “Under the Leaves: The Changing Roles of Women in Tobacco Growing Households in Uganda”
°Yada Praparpun, Ramkhamhaeng University, “From the Factories to the Streets: The Problems Facing Unskilled Female Workers in Thailand”
°Radhika Balakrishnan, Marymount Manhattan College, “Why do Firms Disintegrate? Towards an Understanding of the Firm Level Decision to Subcontract and its Impact on Labor”

6B. Gender & Aging

Chair: Agneta Stark, Linkoping University
°Funmi Bickersteth, Obafemi Awolowo University, & Janet Olusi, Obafemi Awolowo University, “An Analysis of Aged Women’s Economic Activities: The Nigerian Examples”
°Sunhwa Lee, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, Lois Shaw, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, & Heidi Hartmann, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, “The Income Sources of the U.S. Elderly”
°Luisa Gonzalez Martin, National University of Mexico, “A Dignity Pension: Women’s Human Rights in a Global World”

7B. Entrepreneurs, Migrant Workers and Poverty Dynamics in the Informal Sector

Chair: Ashwini Deshpande, University of Delhi
°Odebode Olasunbo, Institute of Social Studies The Hague, “Female Micro-Entrepreneurs in the Urban Informal Sector in Nigeria: A Case Study”
°Maria Floro, American University, & John Messier, Gettysburg College, “Poverty Dynamics in an Urban Informal Economy: A Gender Perspective”
°Stuart Rosewarne, University of Sydney, “Reclaiming Economic Spaces: Migrant Women Workers, the Informal Economy and Transnational Identities”

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Concurrent Sessions

1C. Employment: The Missing Link of Growth and Poverty

Chair: Lourdes Beneria, Cornell University
°Martha Chen, Harvard University & WIEGO, “Work and the Working Poor: The 'Missing Link' in the Globalization Debate”
°Imraan Valodia, University of Natal, South Africa and WIEGO, & Caroline Skinner, University of Natal, South Africa and WIEGO, “Growth, Poverty and Employment: The Informalisation of Work in South Africa's Clothing Industry”
°Ratna Sudarshan, National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER), Delhi, India, & Jeemol Unni, Gujerat Institute for Development Research (GIDR), Ahmedabad, India, & Uma Rani, Gujerat Institute for Development Research (GIDR), Ahmedabad, India, “Growth, Poverty and Gender in India: Some empirical insights”

2C. Gender Issues in Small Enterprises

Chair: Alica Giron, UNAM
°Alexis M. Gardella, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
, “Lessons from Micro-Credit Lending to Haitian Women: The KrediFanm Project”
° Semsa Özar, Bogazici University
, "Barriers Faced by Female Entrepreneurs of Micro and Small Enterprises in Turkey: Empirical and Methodological Findings"
°Irene Van Staveren, ISS The Hague, & A. Haroon Akram-Lodhi, Institute of Social Studies, “A Gender Analysis of Taxes in the SME Sector in Vietnam”

3C. Doing Feminist Economics in the Classroom

Chair: Marianne Ferber, University of Illinois
°Robin Bartlett, Dennison University,“The Virtuous Feminist Classroom?”
°KimMarie McGoldrick, University of Richmond, & Gail Mitchell Hoyt, University of Kentucky, “Everything I Ever Need to Know About Economics I Got From the Headlines: Media Influences on Economic Literacy”
°Julie Nelson, Tufts Universitiy, "Feminist Economics in the Introductory Economic Course"
°Jean Shackelford, Bucknell University, “Feminist Peagogy in Economists ABC, 1-2-3”

4C. Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Chair: Deborah Figart, Richard Stockton College
°Ashwini Deshpande, University of Delhi, “Gender Discrimination at the Workplace: India, Bangladesh, and China”
°Lena Lavinas, ILO, "Harassment on the Job: the Consequences for Women's Employment"
°Natacha Thys The International Labour Rights Rund (ILRF)/US Gender and Trade Network, “Strengthening Anti-discrimination in ILO”

5C. Globalization & Livelihood

Chair: Consolata Kabonesa, Makerere University
°Nadima Simon Dominguez, National University of Mexico, & María Luisa Mendoza Tello, National University of Mexico, “Job Conditions of Mexican Women in the Garment Industry”
°D. Alissa Trotz, University of Toronto, “Caribbean Livelihoods in Transnational Perspective”
°Paulette Olson, Wright State University, “Gender and Involuntary Migration: A Comparative Study of Cuban and Vietnamese Migrants in the United States”

6C. Development & Feminism

Chair: Donna St. Hill, Commonwealth Secretariat
°Sule Ozler, University of California, Los Angeles, & Erol Taymaz, METU, "The Gender Dimensions of Contingent Work: A comparison of Turkey and the EU"
°Alejandra Arroyo, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, & Eugenia Correa, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, “Development Paradigm and Democratic Change with Gender Perspective”
°Alexandra Bernasek, Colorado State University, “Feminism, Work, and Human Rights: Lessons for Development”
°Tatjana Djuric Kuzmanovic, The Advanced Business School, Novi Sad, Serbia, "Transition, Privatisation and Gender in Serbia - Impact on Labour Market"

7C. Postcolonialism Meets Economics (Roundtable Discussion)

Chair: S. Charusheela, University of Hawaii, Manoa
°Robert Dimand, Brock University
°Ulla Grapard, Colgate University
°Nitasha Kaul, University of the West of England, UK
°Colin Danby
, University of Washington, Bothell

. Life and Debt (a movie)

4:15 - 5:45 PM - IAFFE Membership Meeting
6:00 - Departure time for buses to dinner
6:30 - Dinner

Saturday, June 28th

7:00-8:15 IAFFE-Europe Meeting - Refreshment Tents

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Concurrent Sessions

1D. Women’s International Feminist Alliances for Social and Economic Change Roundtable

Chair: Peggy Antrobus, University of the West Indies - DAWN
°Mariama Williams, Institute for Law and Economics (Jamaica International Gender & Trade Network - /IGTN/Center of Concern
°Zo Ramdriamaro, Gender and Economic Reform Project - GERA

°Rosalba Todaro, Women's Studies Centre, Santiago, Chile - Cartegena Initiative - GERA
°Angela Miles, Feminists for a Gift Economy

°Drucilla Barker, Hollins University - IAFFE
°Charlotte Bunch - Women's Rights Alliances and Networks

2D. Gender & Labor Markets: Changing Dynamics

Chair: Cecilia Rio, Towson University
°Martha Macdonald, St. Mary’s University, Barbara Neis & Brenda Grzetic, “Restructuring and Changing Work Patterns in Rural Canada”
°Katalin Konez, Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration, "Women and Labour Markets During the Transitional Period in Hungary"
° Madhura Swaminathan, Indian Statistical Institute, & Sharmila Singha, “Women Workers in Urban India: Changing Patterns of Gender Segregation"
°Karin Astrid Siegmann, University of Bonn, "'Just our Husbands' Helpers' - Gender-Differentiated Labour Markets in Large Estates in North Sumatra,"

3D. Gender & Economic Policy: Engendering Public Expenditure

Chair: Eudine Barriteau, University of the West Indies
°Guelay Caglar, University of Kassel, “'Gender-Sensitive Budgeting' in the International Discourse on Economic Development”
°Michaela Prokop, Asian Development Bank, “Gender Sensitive Public Expenditure Management: Experiences from a Pilot Study in the Pacific”
°Tindara Addabbo, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Diego Lanzi, University of Bologna, & Antonella Picchio, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, “The Sense, the Colour and the Weight of Money: Public Budgets in Emilia-Romagna, Italy”

4D. Gender & Property: Foreseen and Unforeseen Outcomes

Chair: Carmen Diana Deere, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
°Carmen Diana Deere,University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Rosaluz Duran, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Merrilee Mardon, & Tom Masterson, "Gender, Land Rights and Rural Household Incomes in Latin America"
°P. Panda, Centre for Development Studies, & Bina Agarwal,University of Delhi, "Spousal violence in India: Does Women's Property Status Make a Difference?"
°Smriti Rao, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, “The Return of the Dowry in Rural Telangana, South India”

5D. Mothers Without Partners: Policy Issues from Around the World

Chair: Sue Himmelweit, Open University
°Barbara Bergmann, American University/University of Maryland
, “Designing Policies for Helping Single Mothers”
°Saliwe Kawewe, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, & Ortrude Moyo, University of Southern Maine, “Gendered Socioeconomic Conditions and Livelihoods of Rural and Urban Lone Mothers and Children in Zimbabwe: Policy Implications for Sustainable Development in the Global Economy”
°Shireen Kanji, London School of Economics, “Beyond the Conventions: Lone Mothers in Russia”

6D. Post-Keynesian Contributions to Feminist Economics

Chair: Irene van Staveren, ISS The Hague
°Lourdes Beneria,Cornell University, & Maria Sagrario Floro, American University “Distribution, Gender and Labor Market Informalization: The Case of Home-Based Workers”
°S. Charusheela,University of Hawaii, Manoa, “A Through-Time Framework for Producer Households”
°Colin Danby, University of Washington, Bothell, “Elements of a Gendered Post Keynesianism”
°Esteban Perez, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, & Karoline Schmidt,United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, “Macroeconomic Stabilization Policy and its Impact on Gender”

7D. Life and Debt (a movie)


10:00 AM Refreshment Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 noon Concurrent Sessions


2E. Beyond the JEL: Feminism and the Classification of Economic Knowledge (Roundtable Discussion)

Chair: Jean Shackelford, Bucknell University
°Diana Strassmann, Rice University
°Sherry Dixon, Taylor & Francis
°Gabrielle Meagher, University of Sydney
°Nitasha Kaul, University of the West of England

3E. Activist Approaches to Gender Issues

Chair: Karen Gibson, Portland State University
°Robert Prasch, Middlebury College, “A Wage of One’s Own: Women Scholar-Activists and Progressive Era Minimum Wage Legislation for Women: 1912-1923”
°Maria Grisel Ortiz Gomes, ANEC, & Lourdes Rodriguez Ruiz, ANEC, “Mujer y Economia: Es Inequidad, Desigualdad o Discriminacion?" "Women and the Economy: Is it Inequity, Inequality or Discrimination?"
°Lena Lavinas, ILO, Bila Sorj, UFRJ, & Vera Soares, AGENDE, "Feminism and Political Shift in Brazil: A New Era to Promote A Radical Gender Agenda"
°Karin Schoenpflug, University of Vienna, “A (Gender) Compass Needed to Steer Through BEGP and EES”

4E. Reproductive Work I: Policy & Caring Responsibilities

Chair: Wako Asato, Ryukoku University
°Kate Stirling, University of Puget Sound
, “The Impact of Child Support: Balancing the Economic Needs of Children and Their Noncustodial Parents”
°Anita Nyberg, National Institute for Working Life, “Child Home Care Allowance – A Blessing or a Trap for Women?”
°Susan Himmelweit, Open University, “Policy and Women’s Caring Responsibilities: Changing the Constraints or Changing the Choices”
°Lynn Hatch, University of Massachusetts, “Exit and Voice: Labor Turnover in Early Care and Educational Programs"

5E. Women & Finance

Chair: Odebode Olasunbo, Institute of Social Studies The Hague
° Alicia Giron, Instituto de Investigaciones Economicas,UNAM
, “Women’s Human Rights and Market Societies: Instability and Financial Crisis”
°Susan Johnson, University of Bath, “An Approach to Analyzing the Gender Embeddedness of Financial Markets Using Evidence from Kenya”
°Fatma Gul Unal, University of Massachusetts, “The Impact of Capital Flight on Female Poverty in Turkey”

6E. New Directions in Feminist Economics I

Chair: Chinwe Madubuike, London School of Economics
°Edith Kuiper, Universiteit van Amsterdam
, “’Man’ in the History of Economics”
°Rose Brewer, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, “African Diaspora Women: Gender, Race, Nation and Policies”
°Cecile Sabourin, UQAT, “Women and Economy: Building Alliances for a Transformation of the Dominant Economic Paradigm, Project of Communication”
°Ellie Perkins, York University, “Collaborative Theory and the Growth of the Feminist Ecological Economics”

7E. Life and Debt (a movie)

12:00 noon - 1:00 PM Lunch

*Book Club will assemble and begin discussion during lunch

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Concurrent Sessions

1F. Book Club Session

"High Tech and High Heels in the Global Economy: Women, Work and Pink-Collar Identities in the Caribbean," by Carla C. Freeman

Convened by: Drucilla Barker, Hollins University, V. Spike Petersen, University of Arizona, Jean Shackelford, Bucknell University, & Laura Pairsi, University of Arizona

2F. Understanding Origins: Feminist Theory and Evolutionary Biology

Chair: Frances Woolley, Carleton University
°Liz Stanton, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, “Co—evalution, Agriculture and Patriarchy”
°Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, & Suresh Naidu, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, “The Rise of the Chicken-Hawks: On the Evolution of Patriarchal Systems”
°Joyce Jacobsen,Wesleyan University, “Treatment of the Elderly”

3F. Engendering Labor Markets

Chair: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts, Boston
°Karin Astrid Siegmann, University of Bonn, “Serving Multiple Masters – Gendered Work and Wages in Bali’s Tourism Industry”
°Pinglawathie Lalthapersad Pillay, University of South Africa, “African Women and the Casualization of Labor – the Indelible Connection”
°Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis, Miami University, “African Women in the Work Place: The Politics of Labor, Gender and Identity”
°Tatyana Teplova, Carleton University, "Balancing Work and Care in the Post-Soviet Russian Labour Market"

4F. The Gender Dimensions of Macroeconomic Policy in Latin America & the Caribbean

Chair: Rosalba Todaro, Women's Studies Centre, Santiago, Chile
°Marsha Caddle,Gender Security and Rights, UNIFEM, “Gender Budget Analysis of the National Budget of Belize”
°Mariama Williams, Institute for Law and Economics (Jamaica)/IGTN/Center of Concern, “The Gender Dimension of Macroeconomic Policy in Jamaica”
°Arlette Beltran, Centro de Investigacion, Universidad del Pacifico
, “Analisis del presupuesto publico con enfoque de genereo: el caso de la municpalidad de Villa El Salvador (Lima-Peru)” (“An Analysis of the Public Budget from a General Approach: the Case of the Municipality of Villa El Salvador (Lima, Peru)”)
°Peggy Androbus, Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), “Macro-Micro Linkages: Women’s Empowerment as a Mitigating Force to Counter Negative Impacts of Macroeconomic Policies”
°Helena Hofbauer, Fundar. Centro de Analisis e Investigacion, “La Iniciativa Mexicana de Presupuestos Sensibles al Genero: Avances y Desafios” "The Mexican Initiative for Gender-Sensitive Public Budgets: Advances and Challenges"

Release of the Book “Gender Budgets Initiatives: Strategies, Concepts and Experience”
Introduction by Diane Elson, University of Essex

5F. Conceptual Challenges: Intra-household Inequality

Chair: Nitasha Kaul, University of the West of England, UK
°Nan Wiegersma, Fitchburg State College, “Women’s Household Roles and Responsibilities: Women as the Problem Solvers of American Consumerism”
°Cecilia Rio, Towson University, “Whiteness in Feminist Economics: The Situation of Race in Bargaining Models of the Household and Its Influences in Feminist Economics”
°Ingrid Robeyns, University of Amsterdam, “Is the Traditional Intra-household Gender Division of Labor Unjust?”
°Martha Macdonald, St. Mary’s University, Shelley Phipps, Dalhousie University, & Lynn Lethbridge, Dalhousie University, “Taking its Toll: Implications of Paid and Unpaid Work Responsibilities for Women’s Well-being”

6F. Women’s Struggles for Power: Activism & Social Change

Chair: Elisabetta Addis, University of Roma
°Barbara Hopkins, Wright State University, “Feminist Activism vs. Participatory Development: Women in Russia”
°Ann Oberhauser, “Women’s Struggles for Power and Community in Post-Apartheid South Africa”
°Kade Finnoff, University of Massachusetts, & Robert Reinauer, University of Massachusetts, “Breaking the Cycle: Empowered Women in Post-Bellum Guatemala”
°Anene Ejikeme, Barnard College, “The Pursuit of International Sisterhood: WILPF in Nigeria, 1950-1970”

7F. Economic Human Rights: Problems, Prospects and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Chair: Natalia Kanem, The Ford Foundation
°Uma Narayan,Vasser College,“Women Workers in the Informal Sector: Special Challenges for Economic Human Rights”
°Anita Nayar, University of Sussex, “The Implications for Property Rights of the Commercialization of Forest Resources and Knowledge Systems”
°Rajeev Patel, Cornell University, “The Rights Based Approach to Food Security, a Critical Analyses”
°Hande Keklik, UNIFEM, and the University of Utah, “Human Rights and Economic Development: Can Domestic Workers Break the Perpetual Cycle?”
°Radhika Balakrishnan, Marymount Manhattan College, “Economic Rights vs. Critical Development”

2:30 PM Refreshment Break

3:00 Conference Plenary

Feminist Economics: Challenges for the Future
Chair: Rosalba Todaro, Women's Studies Centre, Santiago, Chile
Bina Agarwal, University of Delhi
Cecilia Conrad, Pomona College
Mary Gray, American University
Uma Narayan,Vasser College

4:30-5:15 Graduate Student Caucus

5:00-Principal's Reception
Host: Dr. Hilary Beckels, Principal, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill
Cultural Celebration sponsored by the Commonwealth Secretariat

6:15 RhondaWilliams Prize Celebration
Dinner Following

Sunday, June 29th
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Concurrent Sessions

1G. Reproductive Work II

Chair: Agneta Stark, Linkoping University
°Gabrielle Meagher, University of Sydney, “Australia’s Caring Labor Force: Characteristics and Dynamics”
°Ruth Habgood, University of Melbourne, “Gender, Emotional Work and the Domestic Division of Labor”
°V. Ma. Antonieta Martin Granados, National University of Mexico, “The Child Care System in Mexico”
°Wako Asato, Ryukoku University, “Contestation of Foreign Domestic Workers for the Welfare in the Receiving Society – Politics of Reproductive Labor in Hong Kong”

2G. Globalization & Gender

Chair: Eudine Barriteau, University of the West Indies
°Emel Memis, University of Utah, “Globalization from a Feminist Perspective”
°Nancy Hartsock, University of Washington, "Women and Globalization: New Patterns of Primitive Accumulation"
°Roksana Bahramitash, Concordia University, “Islamisation, Globalization, and Women’s Economic Role in Egypt”
°Kiran Mirchandani, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, “Making Americans: Transnational Call Center Work in India”

3G. International Trade I: Engendering Trade & Development

Chair: Mariama Williams, Institute for Law and Economics (Jamaica)/IGTN/Center of Concern
°Parvin Alizadeh, Denison University, & Robin Bartlett, Denison University, “The Phillips Curve in a Broader Context: The Case of NAFTA”
°Susan Hawthorne, Victoria University, “Free Trade or Free Access? The Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement”
°Shaianne Osterreich, Ithaca College, “Engendering Uneven Development: Women and North-South Trade”
°Mechthild Schrooten, German Institute for Economic Research, “Bringing Home the Money – Gender Issues and Workers’ Remittances”

4G. Women's Work, Families and Activism

Chair: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts, Boston
°Karen Gibson, Portland State University, “Raising Assets, Earnings, and Esteem: The Housing Authority of Portland’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program”
°Deborah Figart, Richard Stockton College, “Living Wage Movements: Global Perspectives”
°Mary Spooner, Holy Cross Children's Services, Annette Mahoney, Hunter College School of Social Work of the City University of New York & Christiana Cummings, “Strengthening and Preserving Families at Home and Abroad”
°Falguni A. Sheth, Hampshire College, "A Theoretical Critique of Feminist Accounts of Women's Work"

5G. Tales, Conflict & Change: Social Construction of Education

Chair: Cecilia Conrad, Pomona College
°Elena Flores Becerril, National Autonomous University of Mexico, & Laura Montalvo Ramírez, National Autonomous University of Mexico. “The Teaching of CEDAW in Business Schools”
°Emma Zapata Martelo, Colegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias Agrícolas, Austreberta Nazar Beutelspacher, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur in Chiapas, “Gender and Education: Intergenerational Changes in Rural Chiapas, Mexico”
°Dawn Richards Elliot, Texas Christian University, “Male Marginalization with Male Socioeconomic Dominance: A Tale from the Caribbean”

6G. Women’s Well-being & Human Rights

Chair: Luisa Gonzalez Martin, National University of Mexico
°Julie Nelson, Tufts University, “Freedom, Reason, and More: Feminist Economics and Human Development”
°Pradeep Kumar Panda, Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India, “Rights-Based Strategies in the Prevention of Domestic Violence”
°Simel Esim, International Center for Research on Women, "Making the Law Work: Budgetary Implications of Domestic Violence Policies in Latin America"
°Sakuntala Narasimhan, “Globalization, Work and Women’s Human Rights – the Indian Experience”
°Anne Boschini, London School of Economics, “Gender Gaps in Happiness”

7G. Gender, Innovation & Technology

Chair: Anene Ejikeme, Barnard College
°Hacer Ansal, Instabul Technical University, “Women and New Technologies: The Case of Turkish Electronics Industries”
°Sanae Tashiro, Claremont Graduate University, “Impact of Computer-Use Differentials on Wages by Gender in the US: Evidence from Occupations and Industries – 2001”
°Diane Flaherty, University of Massachusetts, “Gender and Innovation in Traditional Sectors: The Case of South African Clothing”

10:00 AM Refreshment Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions

1H. New Directions in Feminist Economics II

Chair: Janet Olusi, Obafemi Awolowo University
°V. Spike Peterson, University of Arizona, “Analyzing and Integrating Reproductive, Productive and Virtual Economies”
°Drucilla Barker, Hollins University, & Laura Parisi, University of Arizona, “Interdisciplinary Feminist Approaches to the Study of Gender and Globalization”
°Karin Schoenpflug, University of Vienna, “Utopian Visions of Feminist Economics”
°Paula Mulinari, Linkoping University, “New Perspectives in Gender Studies on the Labour Market

2H. Contextualizing Research on Gender

Chair: Laurie Nisonoff, Hampshire College
°Lourdes Ferran, “A Gender Approach to Creation of Value”
°Doris Weichselbaumer, University of Linz, Austria, & Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, University of Linz, Austria, “The Effects of Markets, Politics, and Society on the Gender Wage Differential: A Meta-Analysis”
°Daniele Meulders, Free University of Brussels, & Sile O’Dorchai, Free University of Brussels, “Welfare State Comparisons and Motherhood”
Elisabetta Addis, University of Roma, "A 'Symmetric' Welfare State: We need the Concept and We Need It"

3H. International Trade II

Chair: Kamala Kempadoo, York University
°Myriam Blin, University of Manchester, “Mauritian Export Policy and Women’s Reproductive Role”
°Luis F. Lopez-Calva, Universidad de las Americas, Cristina Rodriguez, United Nations Development Program, “Trade Liberalization and Gender Inequality in Mexico 1989-2000”
°Gracia Clark, Indiana University, “Women Traders as Development Experts”
°Navsharan Singh, National Council of Applied Economic Research, “Continents Wide and Layers Deep: Gendered Labor Process and Garment Industry in the Times of Restructuring”

4H. Gender Issues in Research Methods, Data Collection & Statistics

Chair: Maria S. Floro, American University
Discussant: Martha MacDonald, St. Mary's University
°Lorraine Corner, UNIFEM Asia-Pacific and Arab States, “From Margins to Mainstream: From Gender Statistics to Engendering Statistical Systems”
°A. Haroon Akram-Lodhi, Institute of Social Studies, “Gender Responsive Policy Analysis: the Role of Gender Blind Statistics”
°Nilufer Cagatay, University of Utah, Korkut Erturk, University of Utah, & Manuel Monte, The Ford Foundation, "Feminist Knowledge Networking on Gender, Macroeconomics and International Economics"
°Bill Gibson,University of Vermont, "Monitoring Labor Standards in a Macroeconomic Context"

5H. Gender Empowerment & Social Change

Chair: Nadima Simon Dominguez, National University of Mexico
°Anup Dash, Utkal University, “Self-Help Groups, New Leadership Building and Democratic Governance: The Case of Poor Tribal Women in Orissa (India)”
°Ann Jennings, DePauw University, “Redefining Ideal Workers and Good Jobs: The Potential for Feminist Convergence and Social Change”
°Chinwe Madubuike, London School of Economics, “Exploring the Role of Critical Conscientization in Preventing
HIV/AIDS Amongst Women in Nigeria”

6H. Wage Differentials II

Chair: Pinglawathie Lalthapersad Pillay, University of South Africa
°Katarina Katz, Göteborg University, “Wages in Transition – Gender Differentials in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia”
°Valeria Esquivel, Universidad Nacional de Genero Sarmiento, & Jorge Paz, Conicet/UNSa, “Differences in Wages Between Men and Women in Argentina Today: Is There an Inverse Gender Wage Gap”
°Francois Rycx, Ilan Tojerow, Free University of Brussels, “Inter-Industry Wage Differentials and the Gender Wage Gap in Belgium: Evidence From Matched Employer-Employee Data”
°Carole A. Green, University of South Florida, & Marianne A. Ferber, University of Illinois, “Do Detailed Work Histories Help to Explain Gender and Race/Ethnic Wage Differentials?”

7H. Life and Debt (a movie)

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