Monthly Archives: August 2019

ACE at the ASSA Meetings in San Diego

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. 4, 2020 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Seasons 52 – Seaport District, 789 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA

Located across the street from the Manchester Grand Hyatt

Session: Applied Micro in Economic Development: Natural Disasters, Education, and Technology

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, America’s Cup C
Chair: Stephen Smith, Hope College

The Intergenerational Health Impact of Early Life Climate Variability and its Implications for Child Recovery from Natural Disasters: Evidence from Indonesia
Leah Bevis, Ohio State University
Kira Villa, University of New Mexico

The Effects of Fuel-Efficient Cook Stoves on Fuel Use, Particulate Matter, and Cooking Practices: Results from a Randomized Trial in Rural Uganda
Garrick Blalock, Cornell University
Theresa Beltramo, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Stephen Harrell, University of California-Berkeley
David I. Levine, University of California-Berkeley
Andrew M. Simons, Fordham University

What Explains Vietnam’s Exceptional Performance in Education Relative to Other Countries? Analysis of the Young Lives Data from Ethiopia, Peru, India (Andhra Pradesh), and Vietnam
Paul Glewwe, University of Minnesota
Zoe James, University College London
Jongwook Lee, University of Minnesota
Caine Rolleston, University College London
Khoa Vu, University of Minnesota

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten? Evidence from the Philippines
Jeffrey Bloem, University of Minnesota
Bruce Wydick, University of San Francisco

Sarah E. Hamersma, Syracuse University
Russell D. Toth, University of Sydney
Ruth Uwaifo Oyelere, Agnes Scott College
Denise Stanley, California State University-Fullerton

JEL Classifications
O1 – Economic Development
I2 – Education and Research Institutions

Session: New Thinking on Adam Smith and Economics

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, America’s Cup C
Chair: Edd Noell, Westmont College

Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, and Adam Smith
Mary Hirschfeld, Villanova University

Smith and Hume on Religious Markets
Paul Oslington, Alphacrucis College-Sydney

Economists on Adam Smith on Economics and Religion
Ross Emmett, Arizona State University

Work in the World: A Smithian Sermon
Deirdre McCloskey, University of Illinois-Chicago

JEL Classifications
B3 – History of Economic Thought: Individuals
Z1 – Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology