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Friday


Conference Activities  •  1/3/2014

8 - 10 amConcurrent Sessions
  
 
1.2  LERA/IAFFE - Employment Policies for the Modern Era: Understanding Who Has Access to Policies on Care and How they Affect Employment (Symposium)—104-B
Chair: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts-Boston
Presenters: Eileen Appelbaum, Center for Economic and Policy Research and Ruth Milkman, City University of New York Graduate CenterGood for Business? The Case of Paid Sick Leave Legislation in Connecticut
Liana Fox, Stockholm University; Wen-Jui Han, New University, Silver School of Social Work; Christopher Ruhm, University of Virginia; and Jane Waldfogel, Columbia Unversity School of Social WorkImpact of Child Care Policies on Parental Employment and Availability
Peter Berg, Michigan State University; Heather Boushey and Sarah Jane Glynn, Center for American ProgressWorkplace Flexibility: a Workplace Perk for the Most Valued Workers or Compensation for Those Who Need It Most?
Discussants: Heather Boushey, Center for American Progress
Elaine McCrate, University of Vermont

 
1.3  Democratic Workplace Practices and Employee Ownership (Symposium)—104-A
Chair: Stephen A. Woodbury, Michigan State University
Presenters: Fidan Ana Kurtulus, University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Douglas Kruse, Rutgers UniversityHow Did Employee Ownership Firms Weather the Last Two Recessions? Employee Ownership and Employment Stability in the U.S.
Joseph Blasi, Rutgers University; Richard B. Freeman, Harvard University NBER; and Douglas Kruse, Rutgers UniversityThe Citizen's Share: The Context for Employee Stock Ownership and Profit Sharing in American History
Tony Fang, University of Manitoba and Richard Long, University of SaskatchewanProfit Sharing and Workplace Productivity: Does Teamwork Play a Role?
Dan Weltmann, Rutgers UniversityThe Importance of Selection, Status, and Size of Stake in Employee Stock Ownership
Discussants: Brad Hershbein, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Stephen A. Woodbury, Michigan State University

10:15 am ‑ 12:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
  
 
2.1  Building a Sustainable Biomedical Research Workforce (Symposium)—102-A
Chair: Bruce Weinberg, Ohio State University
Presenters: Margaret E. Blume-Kohout, New Mexico Consortium and Dadhi Adhikari, University of New MexicoTraining the Biomedical Workforce: Does Funding Mechanism Matter?
Shulamit Kahn, Boston University and Donna Ginther, University of KansasThe Biomedical Postdoc: Human Capital Investment or Holding Pattern?
Margaret E. Blume-Kohout, New Mexico Consortium and John Clack, Santa Fe Public SchoolsFunding Diversity: Debt and Career Choices of New PhDs
Discussants: Donna Ginther, University of Kansas
Kaye Husbands Fealing, National Academies

 
2.2  Leave, Hours and Worker Outcomes (Symposium)—104-B
Chair: Sarah Jane Glynn, Center for American Progress
Presenters: Eriko Teramura, Koksai Junior CollegeThe Effects of Workplace Norms on Childbirth in Japanese Women
Ankita Patnaik, Cornell UniversityMaking Leave Easier: Better Compensation and Daddy-Only Entitlements
Katie R. Genadek, University of MinnesotaSpousal Work Schedules and Maternal Employment
Discussants: Heather Boushey, Center for American Progress
Ariane Hegewisch, Institute for Women's Policy Research

 
2.3  Changes in State Right-to-Work and Prevailing Wage Laws (Symposium)—104-A
Chair: Mark Price, Keystone Research Center
Presenters: Matthew M. Bodah, University of Rhode IslandSources of Change in Right-to-Work Laws
Peter Phillips, University of Utah and Fred Kotler, Cornell UniversityThe Effect of Differences in Prevailing Wage Methodologies on the Outcomes of Prevailing Wage Laws
Dale Belman, Michigan State University; Russell Ormiston, Allegheny College; Ryan Petty, Michigan State University; and Scott Littlehale, Northern California Brotherhood of CarpentersThe Consequences of State Prevailing Wage Laws for the Costs of Construction and the Racial Composition of the Construction Labor Force
Discussant: Stephen Herzenberg, Keystone Research Center

12:30 ‑ 2:15 pm
In or Out? Strategies for a Post-Capitalist Economy (Symposium)—104-A
Chair: Sheila Webb-Halpern, The New School for Social Research
Presenters: Martin Halpern, Henderson State UniversityFighting for Jobs and the Struggle to Revitalize Unions and the Left
Brian Kelly, University of VermontThe Triple Crisis and The Way Out: Public Sector Expansion in a Climate of Austerity
Sheila Webb-Halpern, The New School for Social ResearchThe Hidden Power in the Workplace: Organic Change in Theory and Practice
Discussant: Matthew Burke, University of Vermont

2:30 ‑ 4:30 pmConcurrent Sessions
  
 
3.1  Gender, Race, and the Labor Market (Symposium)—104-B
Chair: Stephen A. Woodbury, Michigan State University
Presenters: Fidan Ana Kurtulus, University of Massachusetts-AmherstThe Impact of Eliminating Affirmative Action on Minority and Female Employment: A Natural Experiment
Peter McHenry and Melissa McInerney, College of William and MaryDo Hispanic Workers Face Wage Penalties in the U.S. Labor Market?
Catherine Y. Co, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ira N. Gang, Rutgers University; and Myeong-Su Yun, Tulane UniversityFood for Thought: Gender Wage Gaps in US Agriculture
Charlene M. Kalenkoski, Texas Tech University and Donald J. Lacombe, West Virginia UniversityUsing Spatial Econometric Techniques to Analyze the Joint Employment Decisions of Spouses
Jeffrey Smith and Ophira Vishkin, University of MichiganGender and the STEM Trajectory: Evidence from the NLSY97
Discussants: Catherine Y. Co, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Melissa McInerney, College of William and Mary

 
3.2  LERA/IAFFE - International Perspectives on Gender in the Workplace, Session I (Symposium)—102-A
Chair: Elaine McCrate, University of Vermont
Presenters: Nobuko Nagase, Ochanomizu University; Eriko Teramura, Koksai Junior College; and Mana Yamaya, Ochanomizu UniversityChildbirth and Labor Participation of Japanese Women: The Effect of Child Care Leave Law and the Employment Practice
Ruedi Epple, Martin Glasser, Sarah Kersten, Michael Nollert and Sebastian Schief, University of FribourgGender-specific Inequality of Paid and Unpaid Work: Institutional Factors in Switzerland
Rachel Cox, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)From Sexual to Psychological Harassment: One Step Forward, Twenty-Five Years Back for Women's Equality at Work?
Ariane Hegewisch, Institute for Women's Policy ResearchOlder Women and Work in the United States: Prospects for Health, Wealth and Happiness?
Discussant: Elaine McCrate, University of Vermont

 
3.3  Advances in Strategic Human Resource Management Theory and Practice (Symposium)—104-A
Chair: Morris Kleiner, University of Minnesota
Presenters: David Lewin, University of California-Los AngelesThe Triple Theory of HRM and Business Performance
John Paul MacDuffie, University of Pennsylvania and Frits K. Pil, University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of BusinessDivergent Strategies in the World Auto Industry: Choice between Lean vs. Mass Production
Peter Cappelli, University of PennsylvaniaTalent Strategies: The Link between Business Strategy and Hiring Choices
Bruce E. Kaufman, Georgia State UniversityDoes Human Resource Management Increase Firm Performance by Labor Exploitation?
Discussant: Rafael Gomez, University of Toronto

4:45 ‑ 6 pm
Plenary "Search, Structural and Cyclical Unemployment: What Are the Major Challenges for Job Seekers, Employers, and Labor Market Intermediaries"—109-B
Chair: William M. Rodgers III, Rutgers University
Panelists: Katharine G. Abraham, University of Maryland and former Commissioner of Labor Statistics
Erica Groshen, Commissioner of Labor Statistics

6 ‑ 7 pm
LERA/NEA/EPI Joint Welcome Reception—108-B
Co-Chairs: Eileen Appelbaum, Center for Economic and Policy Research and William M. Rodgers III, Rutgers University


Saturday


Conference Activities  •  1/4/2014

8 ‑ 10 amConcurrent Sessions
  
 
4.1  Happiness At Work (Symposium)—104-B
Chair: John Smith, Rutgers University-Camden
Presenters: Morris Altman, University of SaskatchewanWhy Happiness Increases Productivity
Lonnie Golden, Pennsylvania State University-Abington; Julia Henly, Susan Lambert and Jaeseung Kim, University of ChicagoTime for Happiness? The Interaction Between Work Hours and Subjective Well Being
Sanford E. DeVoe, University of Toronto; Jeffrey Pfeffer, Stanford University; and Byron Lee, Renmin University of ChinaThe Effect of Income on the Importance of Money: Survey and Experimental Evidence
Peter H. Huang, Colorado Law SchoolHow Happiness Research Can Improve Employment Law and Policy
Debra L. Casey, Temple University and G. Steven McMillan, Penn State AbingtonWhat does the Human Resources Department Need to Know about Happiness?
Discussant: Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn, Rutgers University-Camden

 
4.2  The Strength and Efficacy of the Public and Private Retirement Systems (Symposium)—102-A
Chair: Teresa Ghilarducci, The New School for Social Research
Presenters: Barbara Butrica and Karen Smith, The Urban Institute401(k) Participant Behavior in a Volatile Economy
Joelle Saad-Lessler and Teresa Ghilarducci, The New School for Social ResearchThe Steady Erosion in Pension Participation and Coverage
Anthony Webb, Center for Retirement Research, Boston CollegeHow Valuable Is Social Security Wealth, and How Might It Be Affected By Changes to Program Design?
Lauren Schmitz, The New School for Social ResearchDoes Job Quality Have Long-Term Consequences for the Health of Older Workers? Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study
Robert Hiltonsmith, Demos/The New School for Social ResearchEmptying the Nest Egg: The Causes and Effects of Leakage from Defined Contribution Accounts
Discussant: Leora Friedberg, University of Virginia

 
4.3  Measuring the Effect of the Minimum Wage (Symposium)—104-A
Chair: Paul Wolfson, Dartmouth College
Presenters: Dale Belman, Michigan State University and Paul Wolfson, Dartmouth CollegeThe Consequences of the Minimum Wage for Low Income Families
Michael Reich, University of California, BerkeleyWhen Mandates Work: Raising Labor Standards at the Local Level
Laura Giuliano, University of Miami; Jonathan Leonard, University of California, Berkeley; and Arindrajit Dube, University of Massachusetts-AmherstMinimum Wage Effects on Separations
Discussants: Ed Muir, American Federation of Teachers
Brian Phelan, Depaul University

10:15 am ‑ 12:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
  
 
5.1  Fixing Jobs, Activities and Value: Policy Challenges in a More Open World (Symposium)—102-A
Chair: Teresa Ghilarducci, The New School for Social Research
Presenters: William Milberg, The New SchoolIndustrial Policy in the Era of Vertically Specialized Industrialisation
El Mouhoub Mouhoud, University of Paris DauphineOffshorability of Service Jobs and Reverse Trends: The Case of France
David Howell, The New SchoolExtreme Inequality, Growth and Middle Class Well Being: Recent US Performance in International Perspective
Pascal Petit, University of Paris NordGlobal Power Shifts and Welfare in Advanced Economies: Lessons from the AUGUR "Europe in the World 2030" Project
Discussant: Heather Boushey, Center for American Progress

 
5.2  LERA/IAFFE - International Perspectives on Gender in the Workplace, Session II (Symposium)—104-B
Chair: Adrienne E. Eaton, Rutgers University
Presenters: Tunay Oguz, University of New Mexico, Economics DepartmentChanges in Women's Empowerment in Turkey: An Application of Oaxaca Decomposition
Sara Burrone, University of Turin - School of EconomicsChild Labour and Labour Market Outcomes in Tanzania: A Gender Perspective
Olga Alonso-Villar and Coral del Rio Otero, Universidade de VigoThe Occupational Segregation of Black Women: A Look at Its Evolution from 1940 to 2010
François-Xavier Devetter, CLERSE Université de LilleThe French Policy of Development of Personal and Household Services: Is it a Success for Job Creation and Work-life Balance?
Discussants: Katherine Bahn, The New School
Adrienne E. Eaton, Rutgers University

 
5.3  Business Cycle Effects: Hours, Productivity, Gender Gap (Symposium)—104-A
Chair: Peter Berg, Michigan State University
Presenters: Alexander Herzog-Stein, Hans-Boeckler-Foundation and Inez Zapf, Institute for Employment ResearchMastering the Great Recession in Germany - Determinants of Working Time Accounts Use to Safeguard Employment
Inez Zapf, Institute for Employment ResearchDeterminants of Working Overtime in Germany
Joseph Marchand and Sara Olfert, University of AlbertaGender Gaps and Recessions: An Alternative Cyclical Approach
Discussant: Lonnie Golden, Pennsylvania State University-Abington

2:30 ‑ 4:30 pmConcurrent Sessions
  
 
6.1  Labor Force Issues in Advanced Economies: Participation, Self-Employment, Outsourcing (Symposium)—104-B
Chair: William M. Rodgers III, Rutgers University
Presenters: Jacqueline Marie Zalewski, University of PennsylvaniaWorking, the Job, and Post-industrial Careers with Outsourcing: Theorizing About Job Quality and Loss
Pamela S. Tolbert, Cornell University and Lena Hipp, Wissenschaftszentrum Berline fur SozialforschungFostering Entrepreneurial Societies: National Labor Market Policies and Self-Employment
Herve Queneau, Brooklyn College and Amit Sen, Xavier UniversityOn the Persistence of Labor Force Participation Rates by Gender: Evidence from OECD Countries
Discussant: Ruth Milkman, City University of New York Graduate Center

 
6.2  Human Capital at Work: Education (Symposium)—102-A
Chair: Phanindra V. Wunnava, Middlebury College
Presenters: Kristen Monaco and Steven Yamarik, California State University Long BeachPrivate and Social Returns to Education: Evidence from the Current Population Survey
Ying Zhen, Wesleyan CollegeEmployment Patterns of Foreign-Born Immigrants in the U.S.: The Role of English Proficiency
Discussant: Paul Harrington, Drexel University

 
6.3  Low Wage/No Wage Jobs (Symposium)—104-A
Chair: Sylvia A. Allegretto, University of California, Berkeley
Presenters: Kerem Cantekin, University of UtahImprisoned Jobs, Imprisoned Workers: The Relationship Between Prison Labor and Free Market Labor
Randy Albelda and Michael Carr, University of Massachusetts-BostonThe New Vulnerable: Low-income Workers in Low-wage Jobs
Anna Haley-Lock, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Charlotte Alexander, Georgia State Unviersity; and Nantiya Ruan, University of DenverStabilizing Work Hour Fluctuations in Contemporary Low-Wage, Hourly Jobs: The Reporting Pay Tool
Laryssa Mykyta, U.S. Census BureauThe Dynamics of Disconnection: Sex Differences in Entry and Exit of Spells of Disconnection
Discussant: Deborah M. Figart, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey


Sunday


Conference Activities  •  1/5/2014

8 ‑ 10 amConcurrent Sessions
  
 
7.1  Human Capital at Work: Talent, Skills (Symposium)—102-A
Chair: Mark Price, Keystone Research Center
Presenters: Andrew Weaver, MIT and Paul Osterman, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologySkills and Skill Gaps: Manufacturing and the New American Skill Production System
Colleen F. Manchester and Qianyun Xie, University of MinnesotaLearning through the Lens of your Job: Employee Commitment and Firm-specific Human Capital
Jason B. Cook, Cornell University and Richard Mansfield, Cornell UniversityTask-Specific Experience Versus Task-Specific Talent
Discussant: Shulamit Kahn, Boston University

 
7.2  Human Capital at Work: Training (Symposium)—104-A
Chair: Lawrence Mishel, Economic Policy Institute
Presenters: Clayton Sinyai, Center for Construction Research and TrainingThe Building Trades Unions, "OSHA-10" and the Future of Organized Labor in Health and Safety Training
Jeffrey Waddoups, University of Nevada-Las VegasHispanic Ethnicity and Work-Related Training in the Construction Industry
Discussant: Dale Belman, Michigan State University

 
7.3  Still Shifting Risk: Healthcare and Retirement (Symposium)—104-B
Presenters: David William Jordan, Slippery Rock UniversityHow Employee Income is Associated with CDHP Plan Choice
Julia A. Cottle and Sara Zimmerman, SEIU Local 1000Retirement (In)Security: What's a Union to Do?
Teresa Ghilarducci, Joelle Saad-Lessler, Lauren Schmitz and Anthony Bonen, The New School for Social ResearchExplaining the Historic Decline in Retirement Account Coverage between 2001-2012: The Power of State-Level Variables
Discussant: Howard Wial, The Brookings Institution

10:15 am ‑ 12:15 pmConcurrent Sessions
  
 
8.1  Changing Conditions of Work: Garment Industry, Casinos, Self Service (Symposium)—104-B
Chair: Jeffrey Waddoups, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Presenters: Sarah Neeley, University of DenverUnruly Laws: Social Connection and the Economics of Home-less Criminalization
Ellen Mutari and Deborah M. Figart, The Richard Stockton College of New JerseyIndustry Trends and Job Quality in Atlantic City's Casinos
Christopher Andrews, Drew UniversityDo-It-Yourself: Self-Checkouts and the Battle Over the Checkout Lane
Discussant: Elaine McCrate, University of Vermont

 
8.2  Innovations in Workforce Development and Labor Market Intermediation (Symposium)—102-A
Chair: Howard Wial, The Brookings Institution
Presenters: Howard Wial, The Brookings InstitutionAdapting Multi-employer Joint Apprenticeship for Advanced Manufacturing: The New App for Making It in America
Françoise Carré and Brandyn Holgate, University of Massachusetts-BostonThe Role of Non-profit Staffing Services in Hiring Processes: Evidence from Employer Interviews
Trevor Young-Hyman, The University of Wisconsin - MadisonMulti-Stakeholder Partnerships as High Road Labor Market Intermediaries: The Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership
Discussant: Stephen Herzenberg, Keystone Research Center

 
8.3  Improving Health Care Jobs (Symposium)—104-A
Chair: Eileen Appelbaum, Center for Economic and Policy Research
Presenters: Marta Elvira, IESE Business School; Stefano Visintin, Research fellow - IESE Business School; and Carlos Rodrigues-Lluesma, IESE Business SchoolJob (in)stability in the Long Term Care Services Sector in Europe
Sally Klingel and David B. Lipsky, Cornell UniversityJoint labor-management Training Programs for Healthcare Worker Advancement and Retention
Bianca Kiyoe Frogner, The George Washington University and Joanne Spetz, University of California, San FranciscoJob Opportunities in Health Care for African Americans under the Affordable Care Act
Discussant: Randy Albelda, University of Massachusetts-Boston

1 ‑ 3 pmConcurrent Sessions
  
 
9.1  Do Unions (Still) Matter? (Symposium)—104-A
Chair: Matthew M. Bodah, University of Rhode Island
Presenters: Charles Scott Benson, Jr., Idaho State University25 Years of Right to Work in Idaho
Phanindra V. Wunnava, Middlebury CollegeRecent Longitudinal Evidence of Size and Union Threat Effects across Genders
Bryan Engelhardt and Robert Baumann, College of the Holy Cross and David L. Fuller, Concordia UniversityUnionizing Publicly Traded Companies via the Stock Market
Discussant: Daniel Montgomery, American Federation of Teachers

 
9.2  Labor Market Policy and the Workplace (Symposium)—102-A
Chair: Ellen Mutari, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Presenters: Meltem Ince Yenilmez, Yasar UniversityLabor Market Consequences of Job Security and Labor Laws in the Era of Flexicurity: Implications for Turkey and USA
Peter Brummund, University of AlabamaImpact of Firing Restrictions on Firm Performance: Evidence from Indonesia
Craig Eschuk, Jiong Tu and Eyob Fissuh, Human Resources and Skills Development CanadaWorkplace Interventions under the Canada Labour Code and the Disabling Injury Incidence Rate
Zev Eigen, Northwestern University; Nicholas Menillo, Cornell Law School; and David S. Sherwyn, Cornell UniversityWhen Rules are Made to be Broken
Discussant: Françoise Carré, University of Massachusetts-Boston

 
9.3  What Impact Do Managers Really Have? (Symposium)—104-B
Chair: Lonnie Golden, Pennsylvania State University-Abington
Presenters: Alan Benson, University of MinnesotaDo Agents Game Their Agents Behavior? Evidence from Sales Managers
Mabel Lana Abraham, Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyWomen In Charge: The Impact of Female Managers on Gender Inequality
Gayle Porter, Rutgers UniversityThat First Manager's Influence on Work Ethic
Discussants: J. Adam Cobb Matthew Bidwell, University of Pennsylvania