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Conference on Adverse Health Conditions and Labor Market Policies

Organizers: Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam and IZA), Marloes De Graaf-Zijl (UWV Netherlands Social Security Institute and IZA), Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Bristol and IZA)
Location:UWV Amsterdam, Building D, 23th floor, La Guardiaweg 116, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Date:March 19, 2020 - March 20, 2020

Event Manager:

Viola Hartmann (IZA)

Program

Thursday, March 19:

 
09:00 - 09:30   Registration
 
 
09:30 - 09:45   Opening and Welcome
Guus van Weelden
(UWV Netherlands Social Security Institute)
Gerard J. van den Berg
(University of Bristol and IZA)
 
 
        Session A: Inflow Into Disability Schemes in Relation to Firm Incentives
  Chair: Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam and IZA)
 
09:45 - 10:15   Amelia Hawkins (National Bureau of Economic Research), Salla Simola (Aalto University )
  "Paying for Disability Insurance?: Firm Cost Sharing and Its Employment Consequences"
 
10:15 - 10:45   Stefan Pichler (ETH Zurich), J. Catherine Maclean (Temple University and IZA), Nicolas R. Ziebarth (Cornell University and IZA)
  "Mandated Sick Pay: Coverage, Utilization and Welfare Effects"
 
10:45 - 11:15   Daniel Prinz (Harvard University), Bastian Ravesteijn (Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA)
  "Experience Rating Disability Insurance: Evidence from The Netherlands"
 
 
11:15 - 11:30   Coffee Break
 
 
        Session B: Inflow Into Disability Schemes (Other)
  Chair: Marloes De Graaf-Zijl (UWV Netherlands Social Security Institute and IZA)
 
11:30 - 12:00   Sébastien Fontenay (Free University of Brussels), Ilan Tojerow (Free University of Brussels and IZA)
  "The "other" Child Penalty: Work Disability after Motherhood and how Paternity Leave can help"
 
12:00 - 12:30   Octave De Brouwer (Free University of Brussels), Ilan Tojerow (Free University of Brussels and IZA), Elisabeth Leduc (Free University of Brussels)
  "The Unexpected Consequences of Job Search Monitoring: Disability Instead of Employment?"
 
12:30 - 13:00   Delia Furtado (University of Connecticut and IZA), Kerry L. Papps (University of Bath and IZA), Nikolaos Theodoropoulos (University of Cyprus)
  "Who Goes on Disability when Times are Tough? The Role of Social Costs of Take-up among Immigrants"
 
 
13:00 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
14:00 - 15:00   Keynote Lecture
  Chair: Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Bristol and IZA)
 
    Knut Røed (Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research, University of Oslo and IZA)
  "Is the Distinction between Unemployment and Disability Insurance Meaningful?"
 
 
15:00 - 15:30   Coffee Break
 
 
        Session C: Health
  Chair: Anne C. Gielen (Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA)
 
15:30 - 16:00   Robert Mahlstedt (University of Copenhagen and IZA), Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam and IZA), Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Bristol and IZA), Johan Vikström (IFAU Uppsala)
  "Health Effects of Labor Market Policies: Evidence From Drug Prescriptions"
 
16:00 - 16:30   Irene Simonetti (Ca' Foscari University of Venice), Michele Belloni (University of Turin), Francesca Zantomio (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)
  "Long-run Effects of Health Shocks in a Highly Regulated Labor Market"
 
16:30 - 17:00   Karolin Hiesinger (Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg), Nicole Gürtzgen (Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg)
  "Dismissal Protection and Long-term Sickness Absence - First Evidence from Germany"
 
 
17:00 - 18:00   Reception
 
 

Friday, March 20:

        Session D: Outflow out of Disability Schemes/Active Labor Market Programs for Disabled Persons
  Chair: Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam and IZA)
 
09:30 - 10:00   Roger Prudon (Free University Amsterdam), Pierre Koning (Free University Amsterdam and IZA), Paul Muller (Free University Amsterdam)
  "Mental Health, Labor Supply and Disability Insurance: Does Recovery Matter?"
 
10:00 - 10:30   Anne C. Gielen (Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Mareen Bastiaans (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Robert Dur (Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA)
  "Labor Market and Health Effects of an Activation Program for the Long-term Inactive"
 
10:30 - 11:00   Marloes De Graaf-Zijl (UWV Netherlands Social Security Institute and IZA), Wim Zwinkels (Epsilon Research), Marcel Spijkerman (UWV Netherlands Social Security Institute)
  "Individual Placement and Support Services for People with Severe Mental Illnesses: Long-term Effects on Employment and Health Costs"
 
 
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
 
 
11:30 - 12:15   Keynote Lecture
  Chair: Marloes De Graaf-Zijl (UWV Netherlands Social Security Institute and IZA)
 
    Barbara Regeer (Free University Amsterdam)
  "Introducing Evidence-based Work in Government Agencies: The Dutch Youth Service Sector as an Example"
 
 
12:15 - 13:15   Lunch
 
 
        Session E: Evidence-based Practice in Getting the Disabled Back into Work
  Chair: Gijsbert van Lomwel (UWV Netherlands Social Security Institute)
 
13:15 - 14:00   Evidence from Three Countries
Ane Marit Stroe
(NAV Norwegian Labor and Welfare Administration)
Tof Thissen
(UWV Netherlands Social Security Institute)
Luc Henau
(GTB Flanders)
 
14:00 - 15:30   Panel Discussion (with Questions from the Audience)
Barbara Regeer
(Free University Amsterdam)
Ane Marit Stroe
(NAV Norwegian Labor and Welfare Administration)
Tof Thissen
(UWV Netherlands Social Security Institute)
Luc Henau
(GTB Flanders)
 
 
15:30 - 17:00   Reception