Monthly Archives: November 2022

ACE Luncheon & Business Meeting

This year’s luncheon and business meeting will occur at the ASSA conference between the two sessions hosted by ACE.

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant (French Quarter Location)
841 Iberville Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

Lunch will include a three-course meal (appetizer, entrée, & dessert) in addition to fountain drinks, coffee, tea and water. Gluten free and vegetarian options are available by request.

We are accepting payment in advance of the meetings through our PayPal account. We will be collecting payments (cash, credit card, or check) at the luncheon as well. Click below to prepay for your luncheon (which would be a great help!).

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ACE at the ASSA Meetings in New Orleans

We have two sessions as well as a luncheon and business meeting set for the ASSA meetings in January. If you are attending the conference we would love to see you at one or all of these. The details are here. For the paper abstracts, check out the ASSA program here, and filter for sessions sponsored by the Association of Christian Economists.

ACE Fellowship Luncheon and Business Meeting

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant – French Quarter, 841 Iberville Street, New Orleans, LA

Located 0.3 miles from the Marriott

The Future of Globalization: Insights from Economics and Theology (F6, F5)

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM
New Orleans Marriott – Preservation Hall Studio 10
Chair: Stephen Smith, Hope College


Robert C. Tatum – University of North Carolina-Asheville
Judith M. Dean – Brandeis University
Brent P. Waters – Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary
Andrew M. Yuengert – Pepperdine University

JEL Classifications
  • F6 – Economic Impacts of Globalization
  • F5 – International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy

Microeconomics Studies in Development (I3, I2)

Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
New Orleans Marriott – Preservation Hall Studio 10
Chair: Kira M. Villa, University of New Mexico

Floods, Women’s Outcomes and Infant Mortality: Evidence from Three Countries in Africa
Berenger Djoumessi Tiague, University of Minnesota

Long-term Impacts of Exposure to Natural Disasters during Childhood and Adolescence: Evidence from Indonesia
Mengqi Liu, Gordon College
Kira M. Villa, University of New Mexico

Why Programs Fail: Lessons for Improving Public Service Quality from a Mixed-Methods Evaluation of an Unsuccessful Teacher Training Program in Nepal
Julie A. Schaffner, Tufts University
Paul Glewwe, University of Minnesota
Uttam Sharma, Institute for Social and Environmental Research – Nepal

Digital Training for Micro-Entrepreneurs: Experimental Evidence from Guatemala
Manuel Alejandro Estefan Davila, University of Notre Dame

JEL Classifications

  • I3 – Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
  • I2 – Education and Research Institutions

Colorado Christian University Announces online MS Economics Degree

Colorado Christian University (CCU) is offering a new fully online MS Economics degree that focuses on the global arena and economic development while giving graduate students a strong foundation in quantitative competencies. CCU is also offering an online MBA with an Emphasis in Economics. CCU would like to offer graduating seniors from Christian Colleges a tuition discount if their Christian College is willing to promote CCU programs to their undergraduate students. Please contact Connie Ostwald at for more information on a mutually beneficial partnership.

Westmont College – Tenure Track positions

The Department of Economics and Business at Westmont College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate rank in Economics and Business to begin in August 2023. Candidates should have a PhD in economics. A minimum of 2-3 years teaching experience is preferred.

Two positions are available: one oriented towards macroeconomics, and the other to microeconomics and data analytics.

Additional details can be found in the attached documents.