Economic Opportunity

Julia Bear

Julia B. Bear

Associate Professor, College of Business at Stony Brook University
WAPPP Fellow

Julia B. Bear is an Associate Professor in the College of Business at Stony Brook University. Her research focuses on the influence of gender on negotiation, conflict management, and persistent gaps in parity in organizations and careers (e.g., career advancement, earnings). As a WAPPP Fellow, Julia looks forward to learning with and from others in the community tackling gender parity as she conducts new research on the role of caregiving ambition in perpetuating these gender gaps. 

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2019 Sep 05

WAPPP Open House

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein 414

Please join us to learn about the Women and Public Policy Program and our work that creates and disseminates evidence-based strategies to advance women and promote gender equity. We will discuss our initiatives, fellowship stipends, and other student opportunities. 

Snacks will be provided. 

RSVP not required.

2019 Sep 12

Parental Leaves and Gender Equality: The Effect of Parental Leaves on Women’s and Men’s Careers

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ellwood Democracy Lab (Rubenstein 414)

Ivona Hideg, WAPPP Fellow; Canada Research Chair, Organizational Leadership; Associate Professor of OB/HRM, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University

Parental leaves are critical for gender equality as they help...

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2019 Sep 05

Supply-and Demand-Side Effects in Performance Appraisals: The Role of Gender and Race

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein 414

Oliver Hauser, WAPPP Fellow; Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Exeter Business School

In this seminar, Oliver Hauser presents an early-stage working paper that examines the role of race and gender in performance appraisals. Performance appraisals are commonplace in most organizations and tend to affect employees’ pay and career advancement. Based on a...

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2019 Sep 19

Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ellwood Democracy Lab (Rubenstein 414)

Aislinn Bohren, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Discrimination has been widely studied in economics and other disciplines. In addition to identifying evidence of discrimination, economists often categorize the source as either taste-based or statistical. Categorizing discrimination in this way can be valuable for policy design and welfare analysis. We argue that a further categorization is...

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