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22nd IZA Summer School in Labor Economics

Organizers: Dan A. Black (University of Chicago and IZA), Andreas Lichter (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf and IZA)
Location:Buch/Ammersee, Germany
Date:June 17, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Event Manager:

Dominik Spitza (IZA)

Preliminary version: March 6, 2019

Program

+++ lectures: 90 minutes +++ student presentations: 30 minutes +++
+++ discussions: 5 minutes +++ floor discussions: 10 minutes +++

Monday, June 17:

12:00 - 14:00   Open Lunch
 
 
14:30 - 14:45   Welcome Address

Dan A. Black (University of Chicago and IZA)
Andreas Lichter (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf and IZA)
 
 
        Lecture 1
 
14:45 - 16:15   Dan A. Black (University of Chicago and IZA)
"Equilibrium in Local Labor Markets"
 
 
16:15 - 16:45   Coffee Break
 
 
        Lecture 2
 
16:45 - 18:15   Judith K. Hellerstein (University of Maryland)
"Motivation and Two Important Theoretical Models"
 
 
19:30       Dinner
 
 

Tuesday, June 18:

        Lecture 3
 
09:00 - 10:30   Judith K. Hellerstein (University of Maryland)
"Residential Labor Markets and Labor Market Outcomes"
 
 
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
 
11:00 - 12:30   Student Presentations: Session 1
  Chair: Gerda Buchmueller (Lancaster University)
 
    Tania Fernández-Navia (University of Barcelona)
  "Effect of Unemployment Benefit Generosity on Geographical Mobility"
  Discussant: Dagmar Müller (Uppsala University)
 
    Trond Christian Vigtel (University of Oslo), Manudeep Bhuller (University of Oslo; Statistics Norway; IZA; CESifo), Andreas Ravndal Kostøl (Research Department, Norges Bank; Statistics Norway; IZA)
  "How Broadband Internet Affects Labor Market Matching"
  Discussant: Sofie Cairo (University of Copenhagen)
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
        Lecture 4
 
14:00 - 15:30   Dan A. Black (University of Chicago and IZA)
"Shocks to Local Labor Markets"
 
 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
 
 
16:00 - 17:30   Poster Session I
 
    Florian Wozny (IZA), Nico Pestel (IZA)
  "Low Emission Zones for Better Health: Evidence from German Hospitals"
 
    Amanda Grittner (Duke University)
  "Immigration Enforcement and Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from 287(g) and Secure Communities"
 
    Lisa Sofie Höckel (RWI)
  "Speaking the Same Language - The Effect of Foreign Origin Teachers on Students’ Language Skills"
 
    Erwin Winkler (University of Würzburg)
  "Trade, firm wage premiums, and wage inequality: Worker-level evidence"
 
    Lajos Tamás Szabó (Central European University)
  "The Effect of Tightness on Wages at the Regional Level in Central Europe"
 
 
19:30       Dinner
 
 

Wednesday, June 19:

        Lecture 5
 
09:00 - 10:30   Judith K. Hellerstein (University of Maryland)
"Non-Residential Labor Markets"
 
 
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
 
11:00 - 12:30   Student Presentations: Session 2
  Chair: Florian Wozny (IZA)
 
    Juliette Fournier (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  "Do Firms Move? An Estimation of Local Labor Demand Elasticity"
  Discussant: Patrick Reich (University of Munich)
 
    Gregor Schubert (Harvard University), Anna Stansbury (Harvard University), Bledi Taska (Burning Glass Technologies)
  "Getting labor markets right: outside options and occupational mobility"
  Discussant: Anna Hartmann (University of Cologne)
 
 
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
 
 
13:30 - 19:00   Social Program
 
 
19:30       Dinner
 
 

Thursday, June 20:

        Lecture 6
 
09:00 - 10:30   Dan A. Black (University of Chicago and IZA)
"Human Capital Investment and Labor Supply across Local Labor Markets"
 
 
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
 
11:00 - 12:30   Poster Session II
 
    Sofie Cairo (University of Copenhagen)
  "Complexity and the Effectivness of Public Policy"
 
    Marco Ovidi (Queen Mary, University of London)
  "Achievement returns to parental choice: evidence from centralised assignment in London primary schools"
 
    Dagmar Müller (Uppsala University)
  "Educational Policy and Parental Job Search Contacts"
 
    Juan Palacios (Maastricht University and IZA), Steffen Künn (Maastricht University and IZA)
  "The Impact of Housing Quality on Health and Labor Market Outcomes: The German Reunification"
 
    Renske Stans (University of Bonn)
  "A Setback Set Right? The Intermediating Role of the Education System between Events of Family Distress and Later-Life Outcomes"
 
    Wiljan Van den Berge (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis), James Bessen (Boston University), Maarten Goos (Utrecht University), Anna Salomons (Utrecht University)
  "Automatic Reaction: What Happens to Workers at Firms that Automate?"
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
        Lecture 7
 
14:00 - 15:30   Judith K. Hellerstein (University of Maryland)
"Networks and Immigration"
 
 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
 
 
16:00 - 17:30   Student Presentations: Session 3
  Chair: Jan David Bakker (University of Oxford)
 
    Sebastian Ottinger (UCLA Anderson School of Management)
  "Immigrants and Industries"
  Discussant: Amanda Grittner (Duke University)
 
    Morgan Raux (Aix-Marseille University)
  "Looking for the“Best and Brightest”: Labor Shortages and High-Skilled Foreign-Workers"
  Discussant: Sara Signorelli (Paris School of Economics)
 
 
19:30       Dinner
 
 

Friday, June 21:

        Lecture 8
 
09:00 - 10:30   Judith K. Hellerstein (University of Maryland)
"Networks and Social Capital"
 
 
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
 
11:00 - 12:30   Student Presentations: Session 4
  Chair: João Pereira dos Santos (Nova School of Business and Economics)
 
    Anna Thoresson (Uppsala University), Erik Grönqvist (IFAU), Lena Hensvik (IFAU)
  "Teacher career opportunities and school quality"
  Discussant: Lisa Sofie Höckel (RWI)
 
    Juliette Thibaud (University of Zurich)
  "The Impact of Stereotype Distortions on Human Capital Accumulation: Evidence from Affirmative Action in France"
  Discussant: Ramin Izadi (Aalto University)
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
        Lecture 9
 
14:00 - 15:30   Dan A. Black (University of Chicago and IZA)
"Marriage and Fertility across Local Labor Markets"
 
 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
 
 
16:00 - 17:30   Student Presentations: Session 5
  Chair: Lukas Hensel (University of Oxford)
 
    Barbara Boelmann (University College London)
  "Like Mother, like Daughter? Societal Determinants of Maternal Labour Supply – Evidence from the German Reunification"
  Discussant: Marco Ovidi (Queen Mary, University of London)
 
    Kalaivani Karunanethy (University of Lausanne), Esther Mirjam Girsberger (University of Technology Sydney), Lena Hassani-Nezhad (Royal Holloway, University of London), Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne and IZA)
  "Mothers at Work in Switzerland: Impact of First Paid Maternity Leave on Mothers’ Employment and Earnings"
  Discussant: Renske Stans (University of Bonn)
 
 
19:30       Dinner
 
 

Saturday, June 22:

09:00 - 10:30   Student Presentations: Session 6
  Chair: Gregor Schubert (Harvard University)
 
    Emilie Sartre (CREST (ENSAE)), Gianmarco Daniele (Bocconi University), Paul Vertier (Sciences Po)
  "Toxic Loans and the Entry of Extreme Candidates"
  Discussant: Lajos Tamás Szabó (Central European University)
 
        Lukas Hensel (University of Oxford), Johannes Hermle (University of California, Berkeley and IZA), Anselm Rink (University of Konstanz), Christopher Roth (Institute on Behavior and Inequality)
  "Political Activists as Free-Riders: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment"
  Discussant: Juan Palacios (Maastricht University and IZA)
 
 
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
 
11:00 - 12:30   Poster Session III
 
    Gerda Buchmueller (Lancaster University)
  "Non-Cognitive Skills and the Returns to Education"
 
    Ramin Izadi (Aalto University)
  "Who Becomes a Teacher? Evidence from Finland"
 
    Patrick Reich (University of Munich), Natalia Danzer (FU Berlin, CESifo, IZA), Timo Hener (University of Aarhus, CESifo)
  "Local Labor Markets and Health at Birth"
 
        Anna Hartmann (University of Cologne), Tobias Föll (University of Cologne)
  "A Joint Theory of Polarization and Deunionization"
 
        Sara Signorelli (Paris School of Economics)
  "Do Skilled Migrants Compete with Native Workers? Analysis of a Selective Immigration Policy"
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
        Lecture 10
 
14:00 - 15:30   Dan A. Black (University of Chicago and IZA)
"Migration"
 
 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
 
 
16:00 - 17:30   Student Presentations: Session 7
  Chair: Juliette Fournier (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
 
    Jan David Bakker (University of Oxford)
  "International Trade and Regional Inequality"
  Discussant: Erwin Winkler (University of Würzburg)
 
    João Pereira dos Santos (Nova School of Business and Economics), Sónia Cabral (Banco de Portugal), Pedro S. Martins (Queen Mary University of London and IZA), Mariana Tavares (Maastricht University)
  "Collateral Damage? Labor Market Effects of Competing with China - at Home and Abroad"
  Discussant: Wiljan Van den Berge (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis)
 
17:30       Closing Remarks
 
 
19:30       Dinner
 
 

Sunday, June 23:

 
        Departure until 10:00 AM