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The Association of Christian Economists will have two sessions at the ASSA meetings. Both are on Jan. 4 in the Manchester Grand Hyatt, Madeleine A.
The two sessions are:
The Economy of Ancient Israel
Jan 03, 2015 10:15 am, Boston Marriott
Session Chair: JOHN LUNN (Hope College)
Rational Peasant Strategy in Biblical Israel: Reconciling Theory with Archaeological Evidence
Defending or Depriving the Rights of the Poor? Opportunism, Economic Justice, and the Civil Authority in Pre-Exilic Israel
Husband, Wife, Parent, Child, Master, Slave: The Economic Context of the New Testament Household Codes
Markets and Prophets: An Examination of the Silver Hypothesis
Discussants: VICTOR CLAAR (Henderson State University)
Jan 03, 2015 2:30 pm, Boston Marriott
Economics of the Family: Contemporary Issues and Empirical Challenges Session Chair: CATHERINE R. PAKALUK (Ave Maria University)
The Effect of Parental Time Investments: Evidence from Natural Within-Family Variation
Do Migrants Adapt to Fertility Patterns in Destination Countries? Evidence from OECD Countries
Fighting AIDS, Changing Teen Pregnancy? The Incidental Fertility Effects of School Condom Distribution Programs
Everybody’s Got the Pill: Contraceptive Access and Family Formation in the US
Our annual fellowship luncheon and membership meeting will take place between these two sessions at 12:00 in the Vermont room at the Boston Marriott. As in the past, we will enjoy some time of fellowship and also have our annual business meeting. We expect to be able to introduce new officers at this meeting, and get a chance to thank our outgoing officers.
In order to offset the cost of the luncheon, we ask that those of you who plan to attend and are able to contribute to please donate $50 to the Association, which can be taken care of at the door.
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