ASHE Sponsored Sessions at the ASSA Meetings (January 2017) – Open to Everyone

CSMGEP, ASHE, and NEA Cocktail Reception

Event – Friday, Jan. 6, 2017; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Toronto

ASHE Business Meeting

Event – Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017; 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, New Orleans

Hosted By: American Society of Hispanic Economists

Hispanic Household Economic Decisions (error in program, not a joint session with NEA)

Paper Session – Friday, Jan. 6, 2017; 10:15 AM– 12:15 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Atlanta

Chair:  Joseph Guzman, Michigan State University

Discussants: Andres Vargas, Purdue University; Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; Alfonso Flores-Lagunes , Syracuse University; William A. Darity, Jr., Duke University

Determinants of Private Health Insurance Coverage Among Mexican-American Women, 2010-2014; by Richard Santos, University of New Mexico, David van der Goes, University of New Mexico

Understanding the Racial/Ethnic Gap in Bank Account Ownership Among Older Adults; by Luisa Blanco, Pepperdine University, Emma Aguila, University of Southern California, Marco Angrisani , University of Southern California

How Children With Disabilities Affect Household Investment Decisions; by Vicki Bogan, Cornell University, Jose M. Fernandez, University of Louisville

Consumption Smoothing and Frequency of Benefit Payments of Cash Transfer Programs; by Emma Aguila, University of Southern California, Arie Kapteyn, University of Southern California, Francisco   Perez-Arce, RAND Corporation

Stratification: Impact of Race, Gender and Ethnicity on Labor, Migration and Crime (joint session with NEA)

Paper Session – Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017; 2:30 PM– 4:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Wright

Chair:  Miesha J. Williams, Morehouse College

Discussants: Conrad Miller, University of California-Berkeley, Ngina Sayini Chiteji, New York University, William A. Darity, Jr. , Duke University, Jose G. Caraballo, University of Puerto Rico-Cayey

Acculturation and the Labor Market in Mexico; by Javier Cano-Urbina, Florida State University, Patrick Mason, Florida State University

How Does Crime Affect Migration? Evidence of the Recent Mexican Crime Wave; by Luisa Blanco, Pepperdine University, Isabel Ruiz , Harris Manchester College and University of Oxford, Carlos Vargas-Silva , University of Oxford

Does a Rising Tide Lift All Boats? Occupational Segregation of Black Men and Women Over the Business Cycle; by Charles L. Betsey, Howard University

Gender Inequality: The Intersectionality of Race, Ethnicity and Gender; by Wifag Adnan, Zayed University