The CWN 2014 International workshop was held at Georgia State University on January 17th. Four economists shared their new research on development issues in China, India and Pakistan.
This workshop was organized by the Department of Economics and International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, the China Research Center and the Institute of International Business, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, and sponsored by the Project of Collaboration between the Chinese Women Economist Network (CHWEN), the Committee for the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP), the Canadian Women Economist Network (CWEN), and China Agricultural University.
“Innovation, Human Capital and Public Policy”
Xiaopeng Pang, Renmin University. “Learning But Not Acting: Women’s Voting Rights Training and Voting Behavior in Village Elections in Ningxia Autonomous Region,” co-authored with Junxia Zeng (Renmin University) and Scott Rozelle (Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford University; Adjunct Research Fellow, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Discussant: Andy Wedeman, Georgia State University
Urmimala Sen, Georgia State University. “Caste, Efficiency and Fairness with Public Goods and Common Pool Resources” (co-authored with James C. Cox and Vjollca Sadiraj)
Discussant: Mark Rider, Georgia State University
Musharraf R. Cyan, Georgia State University. “Transport as a barrier to safe childbirth”
Discussant: Felix Rioja, Georgia State University
Yejing Huang, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences. “Innovation outcome evaluation for FIE with export orientation in China: A case study of China’s high tech industry” co-authored with Dr. Bin Zhu (Institute of World Economy, SASS) and Ms. Xiaoya Liu (MA student, Graduate School, SASS)
Discussant: Elizabeth Gooch, Georgia State University