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21st IZA Summer School in Labor Economics

Organizers: Dan A. Black (University of Chicago and IZA), Andreas Lichter (IZA)
Location:Buch/Ammersee, Germany
Date:May 21, 2018 - May 27, 2018


Program

Monday, May 21:

12:00 - 14:00   Open Lunch
 
 
14:30 - 14:40   Welcome Address

Dan A. Black (University of Chicago and IZA)
Andreas Lichter (IZA)
 
 
        Lecture 1
 
14:40 - 16:10   Peter J. Kuhn (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
"Informal Search and Recruiting"
 
 
16:10 - 16:30   Coffee Break
 
 
        Lecture 2
 
16:30 - 18:00   Marianne P. Bitler (University of California, Davis and IZA)
"Short Run Effects of the Safety Net in the US"
 
 
19:00       Dinner
 
 

Tuesday, May 22:

        Lecture 3
 
09:00 - 10:30   Marianne P. Bitler (University of California, Davis and IZA)
"Long Run Effects of Safety Net Program in the US and Elsewhere"
 
 
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
 
        Lecture 4
 
11:00 - 12:30   Peter J. Kuhn (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
"Job Ads"
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
        Student Presentations: Session 1
  Chair: Esmée Zwiers (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
 
14:00 - 14:45   Gabriela Galassi (European University Institute)
  "Labor Demand Response to Labor Supply Incentives: Evidence from the German Mini-Job Reform"
  Discussant: Max Loeffler (University of Cologne and IZA)
 
14:45 - 15:30   Daniel Kopp (ETH Zurich), Michael Siegenthaler (ETH Zurich)
  "Does Short-time Work Prevent Unemployment?"
  Discussant: Jordy Meekes (Utrecht University)
 
 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
 
 
16:00 - 17:30   Poster Session I
 
    Sara Rellstab (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Pieter Bakx (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Eddy van Doorslaer (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Pilar Garcia-Gomez (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  "The Kids Are Alright - Labor Market Effects of Unexpected Parental Hospitalisations in the Netherlands"
 
    Riccardo Franceschin (Bocconi University)
  "The Choice of the Contract in a Dual Labour Market"
 
    Dario Sansone (Georgetown University)
  "Pink Work: Same-sex Marriage, Employment and Discrimination"
 
    Maddalena Ronchi (Queen Mary, University of London), Nina Smith (Aarhus University)
  "Managers' Daughters and Gender Discrimination"
 
    Fabian Siuda (University of Munich)
  "Childlessness and Inter-temporal Fertility Choice in Germany"
 
    Annelore Verhagen (Maastricht University), Bart H.H. Golsteyn (Maastricht University and IZA), Maria Jansen (Maastricht University), Dave Van Kann (Maastricht University)
  "Does Active Living Affect School Performance?"
 
 
18:30       Dinner
 
 

Wednesday, May 23:

        Lecture 5
 
09:00 - 10:30   Peter J. Kuhn (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
"Choosing from the Pool"
 
 
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
 
        Lecture 6
 
11:00 - 12:30   Marianne P. Bitler (University of California, Davis and IZA)
"Welfare Reform"
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
        Media Workshop
 
14:00 - 16:00   Mark Fallak (IZA)
  "Communicating Your Research to a Wider Audience"
 
 
16:00 - 16:30   Coffee Break
 
 
16:30 - 18:00   Poster Session II
 
    Krista Riukula (Aalto University)
  "Stay Home and Stay Married? The Effect of Child Home Care Allowance on Marital Stability"
 
    Anita Marie Glenny (University of Copenhagen), Steffen Altmann (University of Copenhagen and IZA), Robert Mahlstedt (University of Copenhagen and IZA), Alexander Sebald (University of Copenhagen)
  "Understanding Job Seeker Behaviour; A Field Experiment in Online Job Advice"
 
    Pascal Achard (European University Institute)
  "You Can’t Take it With You... But Can it Benefit Your Children? Portability between Countries and Transmissibility across Generations of Immigrants’ Human Capital"
 
    Esmée Zwiers (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Anne C. Gielen (Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA)
  "Biology and the Gender Gap in Educational Performance - The Role of Prenatal Testosterone in Test Scores"
 
 
19:00       Dinner
 
 

Thursday, May 24:

        Student Presentations: Session 2
  Chair: Fabian Siuda (University of Munich)
 
09:00 - 09:45   Ole Monscheuer (Heidelberg University)
  "National Attachment and the Integration of Second Generation Immigrants in the U.S. "
  Discussant: Shuai Chen (Tilburg University)
 
09:45 - 10:30   Carsten Feuerbaum (Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt), Alexander M. Danzer (KU Eichstätt Ingolstadt and IZA), Marc Piopiunik (Ifo Institute for Economic Research), Ludger Woessmann (Ifo Institute for Economic Research and IZA)
  "Growing up in Ethnic Enclaves: Language Proficiency and Education of Immigrant Children"
  Discussant: Pascal Achard (European University Institute)
 
 
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
 
        Student Presentations: Session 3
  Chair: Dario Sansone (Georgetown University)
 
11:00 - 11:45   Alexandra de Gendre (Maastricht University)
  "Bang for the Book: The Effect of Removing Financial Aid on Secondary School Pre-college Enrollment and Major Choice"
  Discussant: Esmée Zwiers (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
 
11:45 - 12:30   Ursula Mattioli Mello (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
  "Affirmative Action, Centralization of Admission and the Profile of Incoming Students in Higher Education: Evidence from Brazil"
  Discussant: Annelore Verhagen (Maastricht University)
 
 
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
 
 
13:30 - 19:00   Social Program
 
 
20:00       Dinner
 
 

Friday, May 25:

        Lecture 7
 
09:00 - 10:30   Marianne P. Bitler (University of California, Davis and IZA)
"The Move to In-work Benefits and the Changing Safety Net"
 
 
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
 
        Lecture 8
 
11:00 - 12:30   Peter J. Kuhn (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
"Applications and Matchmaking"
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
        Student Presentations: Session 4
  Chair: Annelore Verhagen (Maastricht University)
 
14:00 - 14:45   Andreas Haller (University of Zurich), Stefan Staubli (University of Calgary, CEPR, IZA, and NBER), Josef Zweimüller (University of Zurich, CEPR, CESifo, and IZA)
  "Tightening Disability Screening Or Reducing Disability Benefits? Evidence and Welfare Implications"
  Discussant: Maddalena Ronchi (Queen Mary, University of London)
 
14:45 - 15:30   Max Loeffler (University of Cologne and IZA), Sebastian Siegloch (University of Mannheim)
  "Property Taxation, Housing, and Local Labor Markets: Evidence from German Municipalities"
  Discussant: Riccardo Franceschin (Bocconi University)
 
 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
 
 
16:00 - 17:30   Poster Session III
 
    Michal Lapinski (University of Linz), Marianne P. Bitler (University of California, Davis and IZA), Martin Halla (University of Linz and IZA), Steven Stillman (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and IZA)
  "Does the Subsidy of Healthy Prenatal Nutrition Improve Birth Outcomes?"
 
    Shuai Chen (Tilburg University)
  "The Determinants of Populism: Evidence from the Great Recession and Immigration Crisis in the U.S.A."
 
    Rahel Felder (Ruhr University Bochum), Hanna Frings (RWI and IZA), Nikolas Mittag (CERGE-EI)
  "How Does Potential Unemployment Insurance Benefit Duration Affect Re-employment Timing, Sorting and Wages?"
 
    Jordy Meekes (Utrecht University), Wolter H.J. Hassink (Utrecht University and IZA)
  "The Role of the Housing Market in Workers' Resilience to Job Displacement after Firm Bankruptcy"
 
    Jonas Fluchtmann (Aarhus University)
  "Policy Evaluation under Biased Job Search"
 
 
18:30       Dinner
 
 

Saturday, May 26:

        Lecture 9
 
09:00 - 10:30   Peter J. Kuhn (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
"Platforms as Labor Markets and Data Sources"
 
 
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
 
        Lecture 10
 
11:00 - 12:30   Marianne P. Bitler (University of California, Davis and IZA)
"Early Childhood Education"
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
        Student Presentations: Session 5
  Chair: Rahel Felder (Ruhr University Bochum)
 
14:00 - 14:45   Juliana Mesén Vargas (IRES, Université Catholique de Louvain), Bruno Van der Linden (IRES, Université Catholique de Louvain and IZA)
  "Is There Always a Trade-off between Insurance and Incentives? The Case of Unemployment with Subsistence Constraints"
  Discussant: Jonas Fluchtmann (Aarhus University)
 
14:45 - 15:30   Christian Meyer (European University Institute)
  "Impatience, Labor Supply, and Job Search: Experimental Evidence from an Urban Labor Market in Ethiopia"
  Discussant: Anita Marie Glenny (University of Copenhagen)
 
 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
 
 
        Student Presentations: Session 6
  Chair: Sara Rellstab (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
 
16:00 - 16:45   Anne-Lise Breivik (University of Bergen), Emilia Del Bono (ISER, University of Essex and IZA), Julie Riise (University of Bergen)
  "Effects of Universal Child Care on Long-run Health"
  Discussant: Krista Riukula (Aalto University)
 
16:45 - 17:30   Mathias Huebener (DIW Berlin)
  "Intergenerational Effects of Education on Risky Health Behaviours and Long-term Health"
  Discussant: Michal Lapinski (University of Linz)
 
 
18:30       Dinner
 
 

Sunday, May 27:

 
        Departure until 10:00 AM