5th IDSC of IZA Workshop: Matching Workers and Jobs Online - New Developments and Opportunities for Social Science and Practice
September 16, 2022 - September 17, 2022
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5th IDSC of IZA Workshop: Matching Workers and Jobs Online - New Developments and Opportunities for Social Science and Practice

September 16, 2022 - September 17, 2022
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Organizers: Nikos Askitas (IZA), Peter J. Kuhn (UC Santa Barbara and IZA)
Event Manager: Dominik Spitza

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Program

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+++ keynote: 40 minutes +++ floor discussion: 10 minutes +++
+++ presentation: 15 minutes +++ floor discussion: 5 minutes +++


Friday, September 16

14:40 - 15:00

Meet and Greet

15:00 - 15:10

Welcoming Remarks

Nikos Askitas (IZA)
Peter J. Kuhn (UC Santa Barbara and IZA)

15:10 - 16:00

Keynote 1

Chair: Nikos Askitas (IZA)

16:00 - 16:20

Break

 

Session A: What's in a Job Ad? Analysis and Effects

Chair: Peter J. Kuhn (UC Santa Barbara and IZA)

16:20 - 16:40

Alberto Marcato (Bocconi University), Abi Adams Prassl (University of Oxford), Thomas Le Barbanchon (Bocconi University and IZA)
"On the Job Training and Labor Market Competition"

16:40 - 17:00

Qinyue Luo (National University of Singapore), Qinyue Luo (National University of Singapore), Mingyu Chen (Amazon and IZA)
"Job Characteristics, Gender Sorting, and Gender Pay Gap: Evidence from Online Job Postings"

17:00 - 17:20

Andrew McGee (University of Alberta and IZA), Vera Brencic (University of Alberta)
"Employers’ Demand for Personality Traits"

17:40 - 18:10

Break

18:10 - 19:00

Keynote 2

Chair: Nikos Askitas (IZA)

Saturday, September 17

14:40 - 15:00

Meet and Greet (in breakout rooms)

15:00 - 15:50

Keynote 3

Chair: Peter J. Kuhn (UC Santa Barbara and IZA)

15:50 - 16:10

Break

 

Session B: RCTs on Job Seekers

Chair: Nikos Askitas (IZA)

16:10 - 16:30

Farzana Afridi (Indian Statistical Institute and IZA), Amrita Dhillon (King's College London), Sanchari Roy (King's College London), Nikita Sangwan (Indian Statistical Institute)
"Job Search Technology, Social Networks and Gender: Experimental Evidence from Urban India"

16:30 - 16:50

Jung Ho Choi (Stanford University), Joseph Pacelli (Harvard Business School), Kristina M. Rennekamp (Cornell University), Sorabh Tomar (Southern Methodist University)
"Do Jobseekers Value Diversity Information? A Mixed Methods Investigation"

16:50 - 17:10

Robert Garlick (Duke University), Erica Field (Duke University and IZA), Nivedhitha Subramanian (Bates College), Kate Vyborny (Duke University)
"Returns to Job Search: Experimental Evidence from a Matching Platform"

17:10 - 17:30

Norihiko Matsuda (Florida International University), Ryotaro Hayashi (Asian Development Bank)
"Job Preference Signaling and Matching Efficiency: Experimental Evidence from an Online Job Market"

17:30 - 18:00

Break

 

Session C: Learning from Platforms, Networks and More

Chair: Peter J. Kuhn (UC Santa Barbara and IZA)

18:00 - 18:20

Andres Drenik (University of Texas at Austin), Agostina Brinatti (University of Michigan), Alberto Cavallo (Harvard Business School), Javier Cravino (University of Michigan)
"The International Price of Remote Work"

18:20 - 18:40

Jiacheng Kang (Australian National University), Kailing Shen (Australian National University and IZA)
"Industries as in a Network: Micro Evidence from Job Search"

19:00 - 19:20

Eliza Stenzhorn (University of Bremen), Fabrizio Ciotti (Catholic University Louvain), Lars Hornuf (University of Bremen)
"Lock-In Effects in Online Labor Markets"

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