The Journal of Population Economics is happy to announce a webinar on January 28, 2021 from 16:00-18:00 CET (Maastricht/Dutch time) to present highlights from the newly published issue 34(2)/2021. The event is supported by GLO and hosted by UNU-MERIT via Zoom. Alessio J. Brown (Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and GLO) will welcome participants. Managing Editor Michaella Vanore, (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and GLO) will guide 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) will chair the sessions.
The webinar highlights 6 of the 10 articles published in issue 34(2)/2021, three on GENDER (covering Bangladesh, China and developing countries in general) and three on COVID-19 (covering the USA and Australia). All articles are published ONLINE FIRST and are freely accessible already now through the links below the titles; those with a provided 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|
Please feel free to join this webinar on the 28th via the following Zoom link: https://maastrichtuniversity.zoom.us/j/98086715796/.