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4th IZA Junior/Senior Symposium

Organizers: Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA), Andrea Ichino (European University Institute and IZA)
Location:Austin, Texas
Date:April 08, 2019 - April 09, 2019

Event Manager:

Dominik Spitza (IZA)

Program

+++ presentation: 30 minutes +++ main discussant: 15 minutes +++
+++ senior discussant: 5 minutes +++ floor discussion: 10 minutes +++

Monday, April 08:

 
08:58 - 09:00   Welcoming Remarks
Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA)
 
 
09:00 - 10:00   Pierre Mouganie (American University of Beirut), Serena Canaan (American University of Beirut)
  "Female Science Advisors and the STEM Gender Gap"
  Discussant: Yana Gallen (University of Chicago)
  Discussant: Andrea Ichino (European University Institute and IZA)
 
10:00 - 11:00   Esther Arenas-Arroyo (COMPAS, University of Oxford), Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (San Diego State University and IZA)
  "Immigration Enforcement, Police Trust and Domestic Violence"
  Discussant: Abel Brodeur (University of Ottawa and IZA)
  Discussant: Andrea Ichino (European University Institute and IZA)
 
 
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
 
 
11:30 - 12:30   Matthew Gibson (Williams College)
  "Employer Market Power in Silicon Valley"
  Discussant: Thiemo Fetzer (University of Warwick)
  Discussant: Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA)
 
 
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
 
 
 
13:30 - 14:30   Extra Presentation
 
 
    Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA)
  "How the Economics Profession Works"
 
 
14:30 - 15:30   Cristina BellÚs Obrero (University of Mannheim), Emma Duchini (University of Warwick)
  "General Versus Job-Specific Skills and Gender Gaps in the Labor Market"
  Discussant: Lester Lusher (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  Discussant: Andrea Ichino (European University Institute and IZA)
 
15:30 - 16:30   Abel Brodeur (University of Ottawa and IZA), Nikolai Cook (University of Ottawa), Anthony Heyes (University of Ottawa)
  "Methods Matter: P-Hacking and Causal Inference in Economics"
  Discussant: Pierre Mouganie (American University of Beirut)
  Discussant: Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA)
 
 
16:30 - 17:00   Coffee Break
 
 
17:00 - 18:00   Mark Borgschulte (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and IZA), Yuhao Yang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  "Relative Age and Gender Identity Norms in the Marriage Market"
  Discussant: Lennart Ziegler (University of Vienna and IZA)
  Discussant: Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA)
 
 
19:00       Dinner
 
 

Tuesday, April 09:

08:45 - 09:45   Thiemo Fetzer (University of Warwick)
  "Did Austerity Cause Brexit?"
  Discussant: Mark Borgschulte (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and IZA)
  Discussant: Andrea Ichino (European University Institute and IZA)
 
09:45 - 10:45   Yana Gallen (University of Chicago)
  "The Effect of Maternity Leave Extensions on Firms and Coworkers"
  Discussant: Cristina BellÚs Obrero (University of Mannheim)
  Discussant: Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA)
 
 
10:45 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
 
11:00 - 12:00   Lennart Ziegler (University of Vienna and IZA)
  "Skill Demand and Wages: Evidence from Online Job Posts in Austria"
  Discussant: Matthew Gibson (Williams College)
  Discussant: Andrea Ichino (European University Institute and IZA)
 
 
12:00 - 13:00   Lunch
 
 
13:00 - 14:00   Lester Lusher (University of Hawaii at Manoa), Geoffrey C. Schnorr (University of California, Davis), Rebecca Taylor (University of Sydney)
  "Unemployment Insurance as a Worker Indiscipline Device? Evidence from Scanner Data"
  Discussant: Esther Arenas-Arroyo (COMPAS, University of Oxford)
  Discussant: Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA)
 
 
14:15       Social Event