Econ Prof. Presents at Int'l Conferences in China, Korea | St. Lawrence University

Econ Prof. Presents at Int'l Conferences in China, Korea

Cynthia Bansak, Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics and IZA research fellow, presented her research at two conferences in China and South Korea.

Bansak presented a paper on Dec. 8 at the 10th International Symposium on Human Capital and Labor Markets at the China Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research at Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing. Her paper, co-authored with Assistant Prof. of Economics Guanyi Yang, was titled “Internal Migration and Early Human Capital Investment in China: The Impact of Parental Absenteeism on the Well-Being of Children Left Behind.” She also chaired a plenary session.

Bansak also presented a paper on Dec. 14 at the second annual conference of the Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economists in Seoul, South Korea. Her paper, co-authored with Associate Prof. of Economics Brian Chezum, was titled "Nepal's Civil War and the Changing Sources of Income: The Role of Sectoral Shifts and Remittances in Mitigation and Recovery."

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