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April 25–26, 2024

Clemson University
Clemson, South Carolina

Thursday, April 25
11:00 a.m. Optional ARDC Information Session with Julie Hotchkiss
Learn more about the Atlanta Fed's Atlanta Research Data Center, where you can access nonpublic census data and data from other agencies.
12:15 p.m. Workshop registration
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Session 1
Local Labor Market Effects of Nuclear Power Plants
Presenter: Duha Altindag, Auburn University
Discussant: Christy Zhou, Clemson University

The Mitigating Effects of Unemployment Insurance on Short-Run Mortality
Presenter: Krishna Regmi, Florida Gulf Coast University
Discussant: Orgul Ozturk, University of South Carolina
3:10 Break
3:30 Session 2
Discrimination and Access to Capital: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia 
Presenter: Ketki Sheth, University of Tennessee
Discussant: Mike Makowsky, Clemson University

Were Breadwinners Male? Impact of Technological Advancement and Industrialization on Labor Market Gender Gaps in Antebellum America
Presenter: Jinyan Chang, Miami University–Oxford
Discussant: Angela Dills, Western Carolina University
5:10 Break
5:30 Session 3
Minimum Wage, Worker Quality, and Consumer Well-Being: Evidence from the Childcare Market
Presenter: Jessica Brown, University of South Carolina
Discussant: David Ribar, Georgia State University
6:30 Reception
Dinner downtown will follow.
Friday, April 26
7:00 a.m. Optional Fun Run
Meet outside the Abernathy Hotel.
8:30 Breakfast
9:00 Session 4
Occupational Regulation and Reduction in Quality: Evidence from the Medical Residency in China
Presenter: Meiping Sun, Fordham University
Discussant: Todd Jones, Mississippi State University

The Compensation of Conscience
Presenter: Sayorn Chin, Lafayette College
Discussant: Joshua Martin, Vanderbilt University
10:40 Break
11:00 Session 5
"Little Divergence" in America—Market Access and Demographic Transition in the United States
Presenter: Melanie Guldi, University of Central Florida
Discussant: Matt Harris, University of Tennessee

Like Mother, Like Child? The Rise of Women's Intergenerational Income Persistence in Sweden and the United States
Presenter: Kelly Vosters, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Discussant: Prasanthi Ramakrishnan, Southern Methodist University
12:40 p.m. Box lunches, adjournment
1:30 Optional walk to get Clemson Ice Cream at '55 Exchange
Workshop Organizers: Devon Gorry (Host), Julie Hotchkiss, and Melinda Pitts