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IDSC of IZA Workshop: Matching Workers and Jobs Online - New Developments and Opportunities for Social Science and Practice

Organizers: Nikos Askitas (IZA), Peter J. Kuhn (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
Location:Schaumburg-Lippe-Str. 9. 53113 Bonn
Date:September 21, 2018 - September 22, 2018

Event Manager:

Dominik Spitza (IZA)


+++ presentation: 25 min +++ floor discussion: 5 min +++

Friday, September 21:

08:30 - 09:00   Registration
09:00 - 09:10   Welcome Remarks
Nikos Askitas
Peter J. Kuhn (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
09:10 - 10:10   Keynote I
    Michèle Belot (European University Institute and IZA), Philipp Kircher (European University Institute), Paul Muller (University of Gothenburg)
  "Providing Advice to Job Seekers at Low Cost: An Experimental Study on On-line Advice"
10:10 - 10:40   Thomas Le Barbanchon (Bocconi University and IZA), Lena Hensvik (IFAU), Roland Rathelot (University of Warwick)
  "Broadening Job Search Using Online Recommender Systems"
10:40 - 11:10   Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:40   Sekyu Choi (University of Bristol), Stefano Banfi (Ministry of Energy, Chile), Benjamin Villena-Roldan (University of Chile)
  "Deconstructing Job Search Behavior"
11:40 - 12:10   Martha Gimbel (Indeed Hiring Lab), Tara Sinclair (George Washington University)
  "Online Labor Market Mismatch"
12:10 - 13:10   Lunch
13:10 - 14:10   Keynote II
    Steven J. Davis (University of Chicago), Brenda Samaniego de la Parra (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  "Application Flows"
14:10 - 14:40   Claudia Macaluso (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Brad J. Hershbein (Upjohn Institute for Employment Research)
  "Labor Market Concentration and the Demand for Skills"
14:40 - 15:10   Robert Mahlstedt (University of Copenhagen and IZA), Steffen Altmann (University of Copenhagen), Sofie Cairo (University of Copenhagen), Alexander Sebald (University of Copenhagen)
  "Complexity and the Effectiveness of Public Policy"
15:10 - 15:40   Coffee Break
15:40 - 16:10   Pedro S. Martins (Queen Mary, University of London and IZA)
  "Clicking towards Mozambique's New Jobs"
16:10 - 16:40   Abhinav Maurya (Carnegie Mellon University), Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)
  "Bayesian Multi-view Models for Member-job Matching and Personalized Skill Recommendations"
19:00       Dinner

Saturday, September 22:

09:00 - 10:00   Keynote III
    John Horton (New York University), Ramesh Johari (Stanford University)
  "Engineering a Separating Equilibrium"
10:00 - 10:30   Paul Oyer (Stanford University and IZA), Yichen Su (Stanford University)
  "The Value of Commuting Time and Efficient Job Assignment in the Gig Economy"
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30   Bobby Pakzad-Hurson (Brown University), Zoe Cullen (Harvard University), John Eric Humphries (Yale University)
  "Gender and Sorting in the On-demand Economy"
11:30 - 12:00   Stefan Pasch (Goethe University Frankfurt)
  "Corporate Culture and Industry-fit: A Text Mining Approach"
12:00 - 12:30   Emilie Rademakers (KU Leuven), Maarten Goos (Utrecht University), Anna Salomons (Utrecht University), Bert Willekens (KU Leuven)
  "The Impact of Automation on the Unemployed"
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
13:30 - 14:00   Keynote IV
    Kristin Lena Keveloh (LinkedIn)
  "Insights for Social Good: LinkedIn's Economic Graph"
14:00 - 14:30   Bledi Taska (Burning Glass Technologies), José Azar (Universidad de Navarra), Ioana E. Marinescu (University of Pennsylvania and IZA), Marshall Steinbaum (Roosevelt Institute)
  "Concentration in US Labor Markets: Evidence from Online Vacancy Data"
14:30 - 15:00   Benjamin Villena-Roldan (University of Chile), Stefano Banfi (Ministry of Energy, Chile), Sekyu Choi (University of Bristol)
  "Sorting On-line and On-time"
15:00 - 15:30   Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:00   Qian Weng (Renmin University of China), Haoran He (Beijing Normal University), David Neumark (University of California, Irvine and IZA)
  "Workers’ Valuation of Workplace Flexibility: A Field Experiment"
16:00       Closing Remarks