Left, Michaella Vanore (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and GLO), Managing Editor of the Journal of Population Economics (JoPE), and right, Alessio J. Brown (Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and GLO), former JoPE Managing Editor, both welcomed the participants to the JoPE Issue 2/2021 Webinar, explained the Maastricht hosting institutions and introduced into the event program.
Program of Journal Webinar for Issue 2/2021
The event took place on January 28, 2021 hosted by UNU-MERIT/Maastricht. Full video of the event. All articles are freely accessible through the links provided below; those with a READLINK are free to read online, the others are free to download.
|Time||Topic||Session chair/ Presenter|
|16:00 CET||Welcome||Michaella Vanore, Alessio J. Brown, Klaus F. Zimmermann|
|16:15-17:00||Session I: Gender issues in Bangladesh, China and developing countries||Terra McKinnish|
|16:15-16:30||Measuring gender attitudes using list experiments||M. Niaz Asadullah|
|16:30-16:45||The education gender gap and the demographic transition in developing countries|
|16:45-17:00||Education and gender role attitudes|
|17:05-18:00||Session II: COVID-19 in Australia and the USA||Klaus F. Zimmermann|
|17:05-17:20||Implications of COVID-19 labour market shocks for inequality in financial wellbeing||John P. de New|
|17:20-17:35||Socio-demographic factors associated with self-protecting behavior during the Covid-19 pandemic||Matthew Zahn|
|17:35-17:50||The COVID-19 Pandemic and the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election||Abel Brodeur|
|Closing remarks||Michaella Vanore|
The Journal of Population Economics organized a webinar on January 28, 16:00-18:00 CET (Maastricht/Dutch time) to present highlights from the newly published issue 34(2)/2021. The event was supported by GLO and hosted by UNU-MERIT via Zoom. Alessio J. Brown (Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and GLO) welcomed the participants. Managing Editor Michaella Vanore, (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and GLO) guided through the event. Editor Terra McKinnish (University of Colorado Boulder and GLO) and Editor-in-Chief Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and GLO) chaired the sessions.
Editor-in-Chief Klaus F. Zimmermann briefly presented the 2020 performance report:
Over 40% rise in submissions, highest impact factor ever, even faster editorial decisions.
Issue Lead Article
Measuring Gender Attitudes Using List Experiments
by M. Niaz Asadullah, Elisabetta De Cao, Fathema Zhura Khatoon, and Zahra Siddique
Journal of Population Economics (2021:2), pp. 367-400.
The issue lead paper studies adolescent girls’ attitudes towards intimate partner violence and child marriage using data from rural Bangladesh. It further investigates how numerous variables relate to preferences for egalitarian gender norms in rural Bangladesh.
Three highly impact blogs are based on this lead article:
- Asadullah, M Niaz et al (2021) “Using Survey Experiments to Measure Gender Attitudes“, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Global Health Initiative Blog, 15 May 2021.
- Asadullah, M. Niaz , Elisabetta De Cao and Zahra Siddique (2021) “Measuring Gender Attitudes in Developing Countries” GlobalDev Blog, Global Development Network, 8 March 2021.
- Asadullah, M. Niaz et al (2021) “Addressing Hidden Support for Gender Inequalities” GlobalDev Blog, Global Development Network, 15 March 2021.
Further Workshop Presentations: Gender
Further Workshop Presentations: Covid-19
Happiness in Issue 2/2021
- Is Happiness U-shaped Everywhere? Age and Subjective Well-being in 145 Countries
by Blanchflower, David G.
Free Readlink. https://rdcu.be/b7kyO
- Children, Unhappiness and Family Finances
by Blanchflower, David G. & Clark, Andrew E.
Free Readlink. https://rdcu.be/b7Z4b
More on Gender in Issue 2/2021
- The Sex Ratio and Global Sodomy Law Reform in the Post-WWII era
by Simon Chang
Free Readlink. https://rdcu.be/clyvH
- The Education Gender Gap and the Demographic Transition in Developing Countries
Carole Bonnet, Bertrand Garbinti & Anne Solaz
Free Readlink. https://rdcu.be/clyvA