Overcoming Barriers to Women’s Employment and Enterprise Development in Developing Countries

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AAEA Members present research at ASSA 2023

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AAEA invites media to attend their sessions at the ASSA 2023 Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

On Friday, January 6, 2023 at 2:30 pm CST at the New Orleans Marriott, four AAEA members will speak at the session “Overcoming Barriers to Women’s Employment and Enterprise Development in Developing Countries.”

Presentations in this session include (speakers are listed first):
Can Mobile Technology Improve Female Entrepreneurship? Evidence from Nepal

  • Conner Mullally, University of Florida
  • Sarah Janzen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Nicholas Magnan, University of Georgia
  • Shruti Sharma, US Bank
  • Bhola Shrestha, Heifer International

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Informational Barriers to Female Employment in India: Experimental Evidence from Vocational Training Students

  • S. Anukriti, World Bank
  • Catalina Herrera-Almanza, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Sophie Ochmann, University of Georgia

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The Impact of Social versus Individual Identity-Based Motivation on the Replication of Village Savings and Loans Groups in Malawi

  • Rachel Ramey, University of Georgia
  • Sundar Bharadwaj, University of Georgia
  • Ellen McCullough, University of Georgia

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Pay It Forward: A Mechanism for Achieving Scale in Anti-poverty Programs

  • Sarah Janzen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Nicholas Magnan, University of Georgia
  • Sudhindra Sharma, Interdisciplinary Analysts
  • William Thompson, IDinsight

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If you are interested in attending the session in person, please contact Allison Ware in the AAEA Business Office.

ABOUT AAEA: Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries. Members of the AAEA work in academic or government institutions as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of research, teaching, and outreach activities in the areas of agriculture, the environment, food, health, and international development. The AAEA publishes three journals, the Journal of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (an open access journal), the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, as well as the online magazine Choices and the online open access publication series Applied Economics Teaching Resources. To learn more, visit http://www.aaea.org.

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