2nd IZA Workshop: Climate Change and Human Wellbeing
September 26, 2022
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2nd IZA Workshop: Climate Change and Human Wellbeing

September 26, 2022
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Organizers: Andrew J. Oswald (University of Warwick and IZA), Susana Ferreira (University of Georgia and IZA)
Event Manager: Dominik Spitza

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Program

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+++ presentation: 10 min +++ Q&A: 15 min +++


Monday, September 26

15:00 - 15:10

Welcome and Intro

Chair: Andrew J. Oswald (University of Warwick and IZA)

 

Session A: Heat Impacts on Health and Cognitive Outcomes

Chair: Susana Ferreira (University of Georgia and IZA)

15:10 - 15:20

Alessio Mitra (University of Kent), Sonia R. Bhalotra (University of Warwick and IZA), Irma Clots-Figueras (University of Kent and IZA), Joseph Flavian Gomes (UCLouvaint)
"Fetal Temperature Exposure on Long-Term Cognitive and Economic Individual Outcomes"

15:20 - 15:30

Xi Chen (Yale University and IZA), Xin Zhang (Beijing Normal University), Xiaobo Zhang (Peking University)
"Temperature and Low-Stakes Cognitive Performance"

15:30 - 15:40

Valeriya Azarova (Ifo Institute), Martin Halla (University of Linz and IZA), Gerald Pruckner (University of Linz)
"Adverse Weather Events and Mental Health: Evidence from Health Insurance Records"

15:40 - 15:55

Q&A

15:55 - 16:00

Break

 

Session B: Climate Change Adaptation Strategies

Chair: Andrew J. Oswald (University of Warwick and IZA)

16:00 - 16:10

Yun Qiu (Jinan University), Yue Hua (Hunan University), Xiaoqing Tan (Hunan University)
"The Effects of Temperature on Mental Health: Evidence from China"

16:30 - 16:45

Q&A

16:45 - 16:50

Break

 

Session C: Climate Change Policy Preferences

Chair: Susana Ferreira (University of Georgia and IZA)

16:50 - 17:00

Silvia Mendolia (University of Wollongong and IZA), David Johnston (Monash University), Rachel Knott (Monash University)
"Climate Change Salience, Economic Insecurity and Support for Mitigation Policies"

17:00 - 17:10

Sascha Möhrle (Ifo Institute), Andreas Peichl (ifo Institute and IZA), Florian Neumeier (ifo Institute), Michael Weber (University of Chicago), Francesco D'Acunto (Georgetown University)
"How to Finance Climate Change Policies? Evidence from Consumers’ Beliefs"

17:10 - 17:20

Guglielmo Zappalà (Paris School of Economics)
"Climate-Induced Migration and Environmental Values"

17:20 - 17:35

Q&A

17:35 - 17:40

Break

 

Session D: Towards a Better Quantification of Climate Change Impacts

Chair: Andrew J. Oswald (University of Warwick and IZA)

17:40 - 17:50

Catarina Midões (Ca' Foscari University of Venice), Enrica De Cian (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice), Malcolm Mistry (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)), Giacomo Pasini (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice), Sara Pesenti (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)
"Advancing Understanding of Climate’s Impacts on Individual Wellbeing and Social Justice"

17:50 - 18:00

Sandy Dall'erba (University of Illinois), Andre Chagas (University Sao Paulo), William Ridley (University of Illinois), Yilan Xu (University of Illinois), Lilin Yuan (Nankai University)
"Instrumental Variable Network Difference-in-Differences (IV-NDID) Estimator: Model and Application"

18:00 - 18:10

Nicolas Koch (Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) and IZA), Leonie Wenz (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)), Michael Themann (RWI)
"At Boiling Point: The Propagation and Amplification of Heat Shocks in Global Business Groups"

18:10 - 18:25

Q&A

18:25 - 18:30

Break

 

Keynote

Chair: Susana Ferreira (University of Georgia and IZA)

18:30 - 19:15

Solomon Hsiang (UC Berkeley)
"A Data-Driven Approach to Estimating the Social Cost of Carbon"

19:15 - 19:25

Closing Remarks

Chair: Andrew J. Oswald (University of Warwick and IZA)

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