Parallel session
Gender approach to understanding time use and employment decisions

CEC 9.1 | Auditorium: Friday, 7 October 2022, 14:00-15:30 (UTC-5)

This session will be in Spanish with English translation available.


14:00-15:30 (UTC-5)

Mauricio Salazar-Saenz | Chair and presenter

A household search model with home production

Mauricio Salazar-Saenz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. His research interests are Applied Microeconomics, Labor Markets, Gender Gaps, Time Use, and Marriage Markets.

Helena María Hernández Bonilla | Presenter

Aumento en las cargas de cuidado por la pandemia del covid-19 y oferta laboral de las madres en Colombia (Rise of care loads in COVID-19 pandemics and job supply of mothers in Colombia)

Helena María Hernández Bonilla is an economist with a Master's degree in Economics from the Pontifical Javierian University with experience in research and data analysis.

Paula Herrera-Idárraga | Presenter

Searching for a tech job while caring: Estimating women’s willingness to pay for caring
(co-authors: Susana Martinez-Restrepo, Erika Matinez-Fernandez, and Pablo Cortés-Sánchez)

Paula Herrera-Idárraga is Associate professor of economics at the Pontifical Javierian University. She obtained her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Barcelona. Her research has focused on issues related to gender discrimination, educational mismatch, informality, and regional inequalities for Colombia. She is the director of a project on economics and gender, which seeks to promote the inclusion of gender in economics as an important component in the curricula of undergraduate and graduate programs in economics departments in Colombian universities. She held the position of director of the economics department of the PUJ. Her articles have been published in indexed academic journals such as The Journal of Development Studies, Spatial Economic Analysis, Cuadernos de Economía, among others.