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7th IZA Workshop on Environment and Labor Markets

Organizers: Olivier Deschenes (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA), Nico Pestel (IZA)
Location:IZA, Schaumburg-Lippe-Str. 9, 53113 Bonn
Date:May 08, 2019 - May 09, 2019

Event Manager:

Dominik Spitza (IZA)


+++ presentation: 30 minutes +++ discussion: 15 minutes +++

Wednesday, May 08:

08:45 - 09:15   Registration
09:15 - 09:30   Welcome Remarks
        Session A: Effects of Environmental Policies
09:30 - 10:15   Stefan Lamp (Toulouse School of Economics), Andreas Gerster (University of Mannheim)
  "Electricity Taxation, Firm Production and Competitiveness: Evidence from German Manufacturing"
10:15 - 11:00   Elisabeth Isaksen (London School of Economics), Misato Sato (London School of Economics), Piero Basaglia (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM))
  "Carbon pricing, compensation, and competitiveness: Lessons from UK manufacturing"
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:15   Jacquelyn Pless (University of Oxford), Yangsiyu Lu (University of Oxford)
  "The Impact of Environmental Policy on Jobs in China"
12:15 - 13:00   Nico Pestel (IZA), Florian Wozny (IZA)
  "Low Emission Zones for Better Health: Evidence from German Hospitals"
13:00 - 14:00   Lunch
        Session B: Short- and Long-term Impacts of Environmental Pollution I
14:00 - 14:45   Alessandro Palma (University of Rome Tor Vergata), Joanna Kopinska (University of Rome Tor Vergata), Matilde Giaccherini (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
  "When a (Particulate) Matter Strikes the City. Social Disparities and Health Costs of Air Pollution"
14:45 - 15:30   Claudia Persico (American University), Joanna Venator (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  "The Effects of Local Industrial Pollution on Students and Schools"
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:45   Mariola Pytlikova (CERGE-EI and IZA), Stepan Mikula (Masaryk University)
  "Air Pollution and Migration – Exploiting a Natural Experiment from the Czech Republic"
        Session C: Energy Markets and Labor Market Outcomes
16:45 - 17:30   Grant Jacobsen (University of Oregon), Dominic Parker (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Justin Winikoff (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  "The Effects of Resource Booms on People (not Places)"
19:00       Dinner

Thursday, May 09:

        Session D: Short- and Long-Term Impacts of Environmental Pollution II
09:00 - 09:45   Corbett Grainger (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Mingxuan Fan
  "The Impact of Air Pollution on Labor Supply in China"
09:45 - 10:30   Juan Palacios (Maastricht University and IZA), Nico Pestel (IZA), Steffen Künn (Maastricht University and IZA)
  "The Impact of Indoor Climate on Human Cognition: Evidence from Chess Tournaments"
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
        Keynote Presentation
11:00 - 12:30   Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago)
  "Childhood Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution, Human Capital Accumulation, and Wages: Evidence from China"
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
        Session E: Temperature, Health, and Human Capital
13:30 - 14:15   Joshua Graff Zivin (University of California, San Diego), Yingquan Song (Peking University), Qu Tang (Jinan University), Peng Zhang (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  "Temperature and High-Stakes Cognitive Performance: Evidence from the National College Entrance Examination in China"
14:15 - 15:00   Martin Karlsson (University of Duisburg-Essen and IZA), Nicolas Ziebarth (Cornell University and IZA), Emil Nörmark Sörensen (University of Southern Denmark), Christian Möller Dahl (University of Southern Denmark)
  "Cold and Mortality in a Cross-Sectional and Lifecycle Perspective: Evidence from Competing Models"
15:00 - 15:45   Concluding Remarks and Farewell Coffee