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IMPAQ Experts Present at the Southern Economic Association Conference

November 19-21, 2016

IMPAQ experts will present during three sessions at the Southern Economic Association (SEA) Conference in Washington, DC from November 19-21. The annual conference regularly attracts thousands of economists from more than 94 nations to share their interests in economic scholarship.

Dr. Bruno Gasperini

Dr. Yang Chen

Dr. Sonam Gupta

IMPAQ Presentations

Research Associate Dr. Bruno Gasperini will be the Session Chair and a Discussant at the “Poverty, Labor Markets, and Family Outcomes” session on Saturday, November 19 from 10:00 AM-11:45 AM. During this session, he will also present “Local Labor Demand Shocks and the Education Gradient at Birth.”

Research Associate Dr. Yang Chen will co-present her paper, “Do Gender-Neutral Custody Laws Increase Divorce Rates?” with Trevon Logan from Ohio State University on Saturday, November 19 from 10:00-11:45 AM.

Senior Research Associate Dr. Sonam Gupta will co-present her paper, “Effect of Informational Nudging on Pre-Ordered Food Choices of Middle School Students,” with Jaclyn Donna Kropp from the University of Florida on Monday, November 21 from 8:00 AM-9:45 AM.

About the SEA

The Southern Economic Association is one of the oldest economics associations in the United States, dating back to a conference held in Atlanta in November 1928. The Southern Economic Journal began publication in 1933 and is the eighth oldest American scholarly journal in economics. From its founding, the purpose of the Southern Economic Association has been to further the education of scholars and the public in economic affairs. Toward this end, it seeks to stimulate interest in and disseminate results of recent research in theory and applied economics.