Saturday, April 28
Diamond Building, Colby College

Contacts:

Alejandro Dellachiesa (adellach@bates.edu)
Samara Gunter (srgunter@colby.edu)
Yao Tang (ytang@bowdoin.edu)
Guillermo Vuletin (gvuletin@colby.edu)

Sessions:

Presentations will take place in classroom 141, Diamond Building. The Diamond building is building #9 in attached map. Each presentation will last 35 minutes. It will be followed by a discussant (10 minutes) and questions from the public (15 minutes).

Parking:

There are numerous visitor parking lots on campus. The most convenient one (i.e., closest to the Diamond building) is the “Lunder lot” (see red oval in attached map).

Campus Map:  click here for map of conference buildings

Conference Program

8:30 am Breakfast in atrium, Diamond Building
9:00 am “Extended families and child wellbeing”
(Daniel LaFave, Colby College; Duncan Thomas, Duke University)
Discussant: James Hughes, Bates College
10:00 am Break
10:30 am “Nonlinear effects of soda taxes on consumption and weight outcomes”
(David Frisvold, Emory University; Jason Fletcher, Yale University; Robert Wood, Columbia University, Nate Tefft, Bates College)
Discussant: Samara Gunter
11:30 am “Estimating the impact of climate change, extreme weather, and soil quality on global crop production”
(Erik Nelson, Bowdoin College; Jae Bradley, Bowdoin College)
Discussant: Carl Schwinn, Bates College
12:30 pm Lunch and poster session in atrium, Diamond Building
2:00 pm “Coresidency and labor force participation of Chinese’s population aged 50 or older”
(Rachel Connolly, Bowdoin College; Margaret Maurer-Fazio, Bates College)
Discussant: Deborah DeGraff, Bowdoin College
3:00 pm Break
3:30 pm “Valuing ecosystem restoration: tradeoffs, experience and design”
(Sahan Dissanayake, Colby College; Amy Ando, University of Illinois)
Discussant: Michael Murray, Bates College
4:30 pm “How did the exchange rate affect employment in American cities between 2002 and 2010?”
(Haifang Huan, University of Alberta; Yao Tang, Bowdoin College)
Discussant: Andreas Waldkirch, Colby College
5:30 pm Reception (5:30) and dinner (6:00) in Parker Reed, Schair-Swenson-Watson Alumni Center (Building #39 in attached map)