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Annadale-on-Hudson, NY - Oct 1-3, 2005

 

 

The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College


PROGRAM, DOCUMENTS AND AUDIO

Conference Proceedings
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Saturday, October 1
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Welcome Audio

WELCOME BY: Dimitri Papadimitriou, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

Aster Zaoude, United Nations Development Programme
Diane Elson, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

SESSION 1
WHY IS UNPAID WORK IMPORTANT FOR DEVELOPMENT POLICY?
Session 1 Audio

CHAIR: Aster Zaoude, United Nations Development Programme

SPEAKER: Indira Hirway, Centre For Development Alternatives
"Integrating Unpaid Work into Development Policy"
VIEW: Abstract, Full Text, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Alfred Latigo, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
"A New Round of Time-use Studies for Africa: Measuring Unpaid Work for Pro-poor Development Policies"
VIEW: Abstract, Full Text, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Rebeca Grynspan, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
"Unpaid domestic work: its relevance to economic and social policies"
VIEW: PowerPoint

DISCUSSANT: Cecilia Valdivieso, United Nations Development Programme

SESSION 2
UNPAID WORK, THE CARE ECONOMY, AND THE MDGS
Session 2 Audio (Part I), Session 2 Audio (Part II)

CHAIR: Meena Acharya, Tanka Prasad Acharya Memorial Foundation

SPEAKER: Diane Elson, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
"Unpaid Work, the Millennium Development Goals, and Capital Accumulation"
VIEW: Abstract, Full Text, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Caren Grown, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
"Unpaid Work and the Economy: Gender, Poverty, and the Millennium Development Goals"
VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint

DISCUSSANT: Rathin Roy, United Nations Development Programme

SESSION 3

UNPAID WORK, POVERTY, AND WELL-BEING
Session 3 Audio

CHAIR: Christine Musisi, United Nations Development Programme

SPEAKER: Marcelo Medeiros, United Nations Development Programme
"Paid and Unpaid Labor in Developing Countries: an inequalities in time use approach"
VIEW: Abstract, Full Text, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Ajit Zacharias, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
"Household Production and Economic Well-Being"
VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Shahra Razavi, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
"The Relevance of Womenís Unpaid Work to Social Policy in Developing Countries"
VIEW: Abstract, Full Text, PowerPoint

DISCUSSANT: Nilüfer Çagatay, University of Utah, GEM-IWG

SESSION 4
UNPAID WORK, THE CARE ECONOMY, AND HIV/AIDS
Session 4 Audio

CHAIR: Coumba Mar Gadio, United Nations Development Programme

SPEAKER: Olagoke Akintola, University of KwaZulu-Natal
"Unpaid HIV/AIDS Care in Southern Africa: Nature, context and implications"
VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Tony Barnett, London School of Economics
"HIV/AIDS: Cost, Reproduction and Unpaid Labour"
VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint

DISCUSSANT: Stephanie Urdang, Development Connections, Inc.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Keynote Audio

SPEAKER: Rebeca Grynspan, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean


Sunday, October 2
SESSION 5
UNPAID WORK AND EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES
Session 5 Audio

CHAIR: Bharati Silawal-Giri, United Nations Development Programme

SPEAKER: Naomi Cassirer, International Labour Office
"Policy Implications of Unpaid Work: Promoting Gender Equality through Decent Work
VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Imraan Valodia, University of KwaZulu-Natal
"Gender, Employment and Time Use: Some Issues in South Africa"
VIEW: Arbstact, Full Text, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Nanak Kakwani, United Nations Development Programme
"Occupational Segregation and Gender Discrimination in the Vietnamese, Thailand, and South African Labor Markets"
VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint

DISCUSSANT: Dimitri Papadimitriou, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

SESSION 6
UNPAID WORK, THE CARE ECONOMY, AND INVESTMENT IN INFRASTRUCTURE
Session 6 Audio (Part I), Session 6 Audio (Part II)

CHAIR: Maria S. Floro, American University, GEM-IWG

SPEAKER: Nalini Burn, Consultant on Unpaid Work, Poverty and Gender Budgeting
"Saving poor womenís and menís time and metabolic energy: Conceptual, operational and policy challenges"
VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Aslihan Kes, International Center for Research on Women
"Gender and Time Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa"
VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Lehka Chakraborty, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, GEM-IWG
"Public Investment and Unpaid Work in India: Selective Evidence from Time Use Data"
VIEW: Abstract, Full Text, PowerPoint

DISCUSSANT: Mark Blackden, World Bank

SESSION 7
ISSUES IN TIME-USE MEASUREMENT I
Session 7 Audio

CHAIR: Nanak Kakwani, United Nations Development Programme

SPEAKER: Indira Hirway, Centre For Development Alternatives
"Measurements Based on Time Use Statistics: Some Issues"
VIEW: Abstract, Full Text, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Jacques Charmes, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
"Issues in time-use measurement and valuation:
Lessons from African experience on technical and analytical issues"

VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint and "Description of Activities" Sheet

SPEAKER: Meena Acharya, Tanka Prasad Acharya Memorial Foundation
"Accounting for Women's Work in Censuses in Developing CountriesóNepal Experience"
VIEW: Abstract, Full Text, PowerPoint

DISCUSSANT: Joann Vanek, Women in the Informal Economy; Globalizing and Organizing

SESSION 8
ISSUES IN TIME USE MEASUREMENT II
Session 8 Audio

CHAIR: Marijke Velzeboer-Salcedo, United Nations Development Fund for Women

SPEAKER: Valeria Esquivel, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento, GEM-IWG
"Time Use Surveys in LA: approaches and methods"
VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Hrachya Petrosyan, State Council on Statistics, Armenia
"Unpaid Work and gender inequality in Armenia"
VIEW: Full Text, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Maria S. Floro, American University, GEM-IWG
"Time Use and The Significance of Overlapping Activities"
VIEW: Abstract, Full Text and Tables, PowerPoint

DISCUSSANT: Hyunsub Kum, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

"BEYOND THE MARKET: ACCOUNTING FOR CARE WORK"
Keynote Audio

SPEAKER: Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint


Monday, October 3
SESSION 9
ISSUES IN ACCOUNTING FOR UNPAID WORK
Session 9 Audio

CHAIR: Caren Grown, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

SPEAKER: Barbara Fraumeni, University of Southern Maine
"Nonmarket Accounts: An Essential Element"
VIEW: Abstract, Full Text, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Monica Orozco, Ministry of Social Development, Mexico
"Time use: the economic contribution of Mexican women"
VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Eugenia Gómez Luna, Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática
"Unpaid work and the System of National Accounts"
VIEW: PowerPoint

DISCUSSANT: Ajit Zacharias, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College


PRESENTATION OF STUDENT PROJECTS
Audio
Full Text of Materials [zipped file size: 814k]

INTRODUCED BY: Aster Zaoude, United Nations Development Programme
CHAIR: Alfred Latigo, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

SPEAKER: Graziano Graziussi, Columbia University, New York
"Costing the Care Economy"

SPEAKERS: Gabriel Bonnet Brunnich and Danielle Simone Vacarr, The Institute of Political Science, Paris
"The challenges in integrating unpaid work into economic policy in lower and middle-income countries: Focus on Benin"
VIEW: Full Text, PowerPoint

SESSION 10
INCLUDING UNPAID WORK IN ECONOMIC MODELING
Session 10 Audio

CHAIR: Martha Melesse, International Development Research Center

SPEAKER: Rania Antonopoulos, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
"Including unpaid work in modeling"
VIEW: Abstract, Full Text, PowerPoint

SPEAKER: Marzia Fontana, University of Sussex
"Unpaid household work and CGE models: strengths and limitations"
VIEW: Abstract, PowerPoint

DISCUSSANT: Hamidou Poufon, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cameroon
PARALLEL ROUND TABLE SESSIONS

GROUP 1: UNPAID WORK AND ECONOMIC POLICY IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

DISCUSSION LEADERS:
Rebeca Grynspan, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
Marijke Velzeboer-Salcedo, United Nations Development Fund for Women


GROUP 2: UNPAID WORK AND ECONOMIC POLICY IN AFRICA

DISCUSSION LEADERS:
Alfred Latigo, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Hamidou Poufon, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cameroon


GROUP 3: UNPAID WORK AND ECONOMIC POLICY IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

DISCUSSION LEADERS:
Indira Hirway, Centre For Development Alternatives
Meena Acharya, Tanka Prasad Acharya Memorial Foundation

CLOSING REMARKS AND WRAP UP SESSION

Audio

CHAIR: Diane Elson, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

  • REPORTING OF THE PARALLEL SESSIONS
  • ROUND TABLE: THE WAY FORWARD: POLICY AND
    RESEARCH AGENDA

DISCUSSANTS:
Indira Hirway, Centre For Development Alternatives
Jacques Charmes, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
Aster Zaoude, United Nations Development Programme
Rebeca Grynspan, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

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