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Spring 2015 issue of Faith & Economics now publicly available

The Spring 2015 issue of Faith & Economics is now publicly available. Issue number 65 contains original research about game theory, fair trade, and household giving, as well as a number of excellent book reviews.

Members of the Association of Christian Economists receive electronic access immediately upon publication, but non-members cannot access the latest content until after a one-year delay. For information about joining the association, click here.

ACE Sessions at the ASSA Meetings

The Association of Christian Economists is again hosting two sessions at the 2017 ASSA meetings in San Francisco, CA. All attending the conferences are invited to attend.

Religion and Social Insurance: Evidence from Across Time and Place

Jan 04, 2016 10:15 am
Marriott Marquis, Pacific C

Session Chair: Daniel Hungerman (University of Notre Dame)

Rainfall Risk and Religious Membership in the Late 19th Century U.S.

PHILIPP AGER (University of Southern Denmark)
ANTONIO CICCONE (Pompeu Fabra)

Acts of God: Religiosity and Natural Disasters Across Subnational World Districts

JEANET SINDING BENTZEN (University of Copenhagen)

The Political Economy of Beliefs: Why Fiscal and Social Conservatives/Liberals Come Hand-in-Hand

DANIEL CHEN (ETH Zurich)

Discussants:

DAVID YANAGIZAWA-DROTT (Harvard University)
MARKUS BRUECKNER (University of Queensland)
JORG SPENKUCH (Northwestern University)

Health Policy in Developing Countries

Jan 04, 2016 2:30 pm
Marriott Marquis, Pacific C

Session Chair: Julie Schaffner (Tufts University)

Serving the Poorest of the Poor: What Water Project Placement Teaches Us about Government and NGO Motivations in Uganda

DAVID R. BERGER (University of California-Berkeley)

Long-Term Health and Economic Effects of Antenatal Testing Laws

WINNIE FUNG (Wheaton College)
OMAR ROBLES (Charles River Associates)

What Really is Brain Drain? Location of Birth, Education and Migration Dynamics of African Doctors

ÇAGLAR ÖZDEN (World Bank)
DAVID CAMERON PHILLIPS (Hope College)

Discussants:

CHRISTOPHER BARRETT (Cornell University)
JULIE SCHAFFNER (Tufts University)
BRUCE WYDICK (University of San Francisco)