Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019

ASE Plenary Session and Reception

 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Hilton Atlanta, Salon East

Chair: Julie A. Nelson, University o fMassachusetts-Boston

Speaker: Nancy Folbre
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Topic: Institutions, Intersections, and Patriarchal Systems

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Friday, Jan. 4, 2019

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cooperation, for Good or Ill

Hilton Atlanta, Crystal A
Chair: Rojhat Avsar, Columbia College Chicago

Network Analysis of European Wealth, Elites, and Integration, Pre- and Post-Eurozone Crisis,
Nina Eichacker, University of Rhode Island

Towards More Caring Social Institutions: The Role of Economic Democracy
Robert McMaster, University of Glasgow
Andrew Cumbers, University of Glasgow
John Davis, Marquette University and University of Amsterdam

Social Intelligence, Impersonal Exchange, and Cooperation
Rojhat Avsar, Columbia College Chicago

Smith after Samuelson: Careand Harm in a Socially Entangled World
Rob Garnett, Texas Christian University

Norm Conformity in Charitable Giving
Michalis Drouvelis, University of Birmingham
Benjamin Marx, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign


10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Market as Metaphor

Hilton Atlanta, Crystal A
Chair: Zoe Sherman, Merrimack College

Dowry in India: Marriage Markets and the Construction of Commodities and Gifts
Abhilasha Srivastava, Bridgewater State University

Interrogating the Analogy of the Marketplace of Ideas
Zoe Sherman, Merrimack College

From 'Free' Labour to Labour Commons: Re-conceptualising Work
Asimina Christoforou, Athens University of Economics and Business
Fikret Adaman, Bogazici University

Methodological Implications of "The Machine": Economics for Humans
Ann Davis, Marist College


12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Topics in Social Economics

Hilton Atlanta, Crystal A
Chair:Nathanael Ojong, Tyndale University College

Biased Perceptions? Income Inequality and Subjective Social Status
Philipp Poppitz, University Of Oldenburg

Culture and Financial Capitalism: Insights from Cameroon
Nathanael Ojong, Tyndale University College

Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth: The Conflicting Impacts of Subsidies and Deposits on the Cost-Efficiencyof Microfinance Institutions
Anastasia Cozarenco, Montpellier Business School
Valentina Hartarska, Auburn University
Ariane Szafarz, Free University of Brussells

Economic Goals, Social Goals and Non-mechanistic Policies
PaoloRamazzotti, University of Macerata


2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Technological Change and Social Provisioning

Hilton Atlanta, Crystal F
Chair: John P. Watkins, Westminster College

Impact of Different Kinds of Robots on Quantity and Quality of Jobs and Policies Needed
F. Gregory Hayden, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Robots, the Jobs, and the Future of our World
Torsten Heinrich, Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), University of Oxford
Svenja Flechtner, University of Siegen

Brave New World? The Impact of Robotics on Work, Pay, and Economic Institutions
Daphne T. Greenwood, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs

Theory and Reality of Cryptocurrency Governance
Antoon Spithoven, Utrecht University

The Uncertainty of Academic Rent and Income Inequality: The OECD Panel Evidence
Kosta Josifidis, University of Novi Sad
Novica Supic, University of Novi Sad

Discussant: Avraham Izhar Baranes, Rollins College

Gender Inequalities and Economic Processes

Hilton Atlanta, Crystal A
Chair: Hanna Szymborska, Open University

Blurring The Individual Boundaries: Investigating Perceptions of Being Men and Women in the Mezzogiorno
Aurelie Charles, University of Bath
PaolaDe Pascali, Kapitalise
Giuseppe Fontana, University of Leeds and University of Sannio

Fostering Financial Citizenship – Access to Financial Services and Wealth-Building Capacities Among Minority Women in the USA
Gary Dymski, University of Leeds
Hanna Szymborska, Open University

Estimating The Role of Social Reproduction in Economic Growth
Elissa Braunstein, Colorado State University
Stephanie Seguino, University of Vermont

Keep Calm and Carry On: Gender Differences in Endurance
Sophie Clot, University of Reading
Marina Della Giusta, University of Reading
Amalia Di Girolamo, University of Birmingham

4:45 PM - 6:30 PM
ASE General Membership and Business Meeting

Hilton Atlanta, Crystal A
Presiding: George DeMartino

Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019

7:45 AM - 10:00 AM
ASE Presidential Breakfast

Hilton Atlanta, Crystal AF

Chair: Julie A.Nelson, University of Massachusetts-Boston

Speaker: George DeMartino, Universityof Denver

Topic: The Specter of Irreparable Ignorance—On the Limits to Knowledge in Economic Theory and Practice.

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
The Integral Role of Ethics in Economics

Hilton Atlanta, Crystal D
Chair: Mark D.White, City University of New York-Staten Island

Virtue and Economics: Puttingthe Cart Before the Horse
Jennifer A. Baker, College of Charleston

Ethics and Economics: A Complex Systems Approach
John B. Davis, Marquette University and University of Amsterdam

The Tragedy of Economics
George F. DeMartino, University of Denver

Consecrating Capitalism: Neoliberalism, the Prosperity Gospel, and Catholic Social Teaching
Valerie Kepner, King’s College
Mary V. Wrenn, University of the West of England

A Kantian Understanding ofthe Market and the State
Mark D. White, City University of New York-Staten Island


2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Buddhist Economics

Hilton Atlanta, Crystal D
Chair: John F. Tomer, Manhattan College

Why Buddhist Economics Is Needed: Overcoming Large Scale Biophysical and Socio-Economic Dysfunctions
John F. Tomer, Manhattan College

Buddhist Economics: How Interdependence and Altruism Change the Economic Model
Clair Brown, University of California-Berkeley

A Buddhist-Institutional Framework for Socially Engaged Buddhist Economics
Joel C. Magnuson, Independent Economic Researcher

A Skeptical (and Buddhist) Take on “New Economy” Approaches
Julie A. Nelson, University of Massachusetts-Boston


Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Gender Inequality and Policy

Hilton Atlanta, Crystal C
Chair: Quentin Wodon, World Bank

The Global Cost of Gender Inequality
Quentin Wodon, World Bank

Fiscal Policy Effectiveness on Gender Equality in Asia Pacific: Efficacy of Gender Budgeting
Lekha Chakraborty, National Institute of Public Finance & Policy
Mirian G. Ingrams, OECD and SOMO
Yadawendra Singh, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Komal Jain, National Institute of Public Finance & Policy

Are Tanzania Development Budgets Gender Responsive: Insights from National and District Development Budgets from Financial Years 2013/14 to 2017/2018
Rasel Mpuya Madaha, Sokoine University of Agriculture