2011 ASSA Meetings: Rationality, preferences, self-control, and choice
2011 ASSA Meetings: Interesting sessions of all kinds

2011 ASSA Meetings: The status of economics and economics education

Mark D. White

Still mining the depths of the preliminary program for the upcoming Allied Social Science Association meetings in Denver in early January, I present below the fold several sessions that touch on the status of economics and the teaching of economics (as before, I've omitted the names of chairs and discussants, which can found on the program):

Saturday, January 8, 2011, 8:00 am, Sheraton, Savoy
National Association of Economic Educators
Big Think: A Model for Critical Inquiry in Economics Courses (Panel Discussion)
KimMarie McGoldrick (University of Richmond), Robert Garnett (Texas Christian University), Paul Grimes (Mississippi State University), Geoffrey Schneider (Bucknell University), John J. Siegfried (Vanderbilt University), Martha Starr (American University), and Michael Watts (Purdue University)

Saturday, January 8, 2011, 10:15 am, Hyatt Regency, Mineral Hall B
Association for Social Economics
What Economics Needs: Past and Future (Panel Discussion)
Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts-Amherst), "Political Economy of Care: Past and Future "
John Davis (University of Amsterdam and Marquette University), "The Political Economy of Identity: Past & Future"
Ilene Grabel (University of Denver), "Development Policies after the Great Crisis"
Martha Starr (American Unversity), "Macroeconomic Theory and Policy After the Financial Crisis"

Saturday, January 8, 2011, 2:30 pm, Sheraton, Colorado
International Association for Feminist Economics
Frontiers of Feminist Economics
"Socially Constructing A Caring Masculinity," Paula Cole (University of Denver) and Valerie Kepner (King's College)
"Feminist and Behavioral Economics: Toward an Integration," Marianna Khachaturyan (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) and Gary D. Lynne (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
"Knowledge and Job Opportunities in a Gender Perspective: Insights from Italy," Angela Cipollone, Marcella Corsi, and Carlo D’Ippoliti (all from University of Rome-Sapienza)
"Women in the Archives of the American Economic Association," Ann Mari May (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) and Robert W. Dimand (Brock University)

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