1. MARKET AND NON-MARKET CONSIDERATIONS IN LIFE-PATTERNS OF WOMEN - ROOM 22

Chair: Lauren Auchincloss, Brown University, USA

Julia Zelikova, Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia. "Women in Charity Organizations in Contemporary Russia: Motivations for Participation."

Mandy Ryan, Health Economic Research Unit, Scotland. "Evaluating Assisted Reproductive Techniques" Accounting for Concerns Other Than Money Costs."

Patricia Uberoi, University of Delhi, India. "The Marriage Market in India."




2. GENDER, IDENTITY AND METAPHOR IN FEMINIST THOUGHT - ROOM 23

Chair: Ulla Grapard, Colgate University, USA

Edith Kuiper, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. "The Individualand His Wife: The Construction of Masculine Identity in "Labor Supply of Men:A Survey by John Pencavel, Handbook of Labor Economics."

Elisabeth Addis, Dipartmento di Scienze Economiche, Italy. "Gender andEconomics: Vicious Circles"

Irene van Stavern, Oikos, The Netherlands. "Gender and Metaphor in Economics. The Stories of Robinson Crusoe and Silas Marner."




3. OUR YOUNG: THEIR PRESENT AND FUTURE - ROOM 31

Chair: Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, USA

Suzanne Helburn, University of Colorado-Denver, USA. "The Child Care Center Market: The Impact of Competition on Cost and Quality."

Lisa Saunders, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, USA. "Youth Unemployment."

Julie Dahlquist, St. Mary's University, USA and Katie Dahlquist, Louisiana State University, USA. "What Will Our Future be? A Survey of the Attitudes of Female College Students Regarding Their Economic Future."




4. ROUNDTABLE: NETWORKING ON GENDER AND ECONOMIC RESTRUCTURING - ROOM 30

Isabella Bakker, York University, Canada,

Janine Brodie, York University, Canada,

Marjorie Cohen, Simon Fraser University, Canada,

Pat Connelly, St. Mary's University, Canada,

Diane Elson, University of Manchester, UK,

Martha MacDonald, St. Mary's University, Canada.