17th IZA & 4th IZA/CREST Conference: Labor Market Policy Evaluation
October 06, 2022 - October 07, 2022

17th IZA & 4th IZA/CREST Conference: Labor Market Policy Evaluation

October 06, 2022 - October 07, 2022
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Organizers: Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam and IZA), Bruno Crépon (CREST and IZA), Xavier D'Haultfoeuille (CREST), Arne Uhlendorff (CREST and IZA), Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Groningen and IZA)
Event Manager: Dominik Spitza

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+++ presentation: 20 minutes +++ floor discussion: 10 minutes +++

Thursday, October 06

14:15 - 14:30



Session A: Gender

Chair: Arne Uhlendorff (CREST and IZA)

15:00 - 15:30

Weilong Zhang (University of Cambridge), Christopher Flinn (New York University), Petra E. Todd (University of Pennsylvania and IZA)
"Labor Market Returns to Personality: A Job Search Approach to Understanding Gender Gaps"

15:30 - 16:00

Regina T. Riphahn (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and IZA), Matthias Collischon (IAB), Kamila Cygan-Rehm (Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories and IZA)
"Long-Run Effects of Subsidized Small Jobs on Maternal Labor Market Outcomes"

16:00 - 16:15




Chair: Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Groningen and IZA)

16:15 - 17:30

Susan Athey (Stanford University)
"-- to be announced --"

17:30 - 17:45



Session B: Policies I

Chair: Bruno Crépon (CREST and IZA)

17:45 - 18:15

Max Kunaschk (IAB), Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Groningen and IZA), Julia Lang (IAB), Gesine Stephan (IAB and IZA), Arne Uhlendorff (CREST and IZA)
"Machine Learning and Subjective Assessments by Unemployed Workers and Their Caseworkers"

18:15 - 18:45

Eva Mörk (Uppsala University and IZA), Lillit Ottoson (Uppsala University), Ulrika Vikman (IFAU)
"To Work or Not to Work? Effects of Temporary Public Employment on Future Employment and Benefits"

19:15 - 20:00


Friday, October 07


Session C: Policies II

Chair: Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam and IZA)

15:00 - 15:30

Livia Alfonsi (UC Berkeley), Mary Namubiru (BRAC Uganda), Sara Spaziani (Brown University)
"Why Networks Matter for Employment: Experimental Evidence from the Meet Your Future Program"

15:30 - 16:00

Gabriel Ulyssea (UCL and IZA), Carlos Alberto Belchior (UZH), Gustavo Gonzaga (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro)
"Unpacking Neighborhood Effects: Experimental Evidence from a Large Scale Housing Program in Brazil"

16:30 - 16:45



Session D: Methods

Chair: Xavier D'Haultfoeuille (CREST)

16:45 - 17:15

Christoph Breunig (University of Bonn), Ruixuan Liu (Emory University), Zhengfei Yu (University of Tsukuba)
"Robust Bayesian Inference on Average Treatment Effects"

17:15 - 17:45

Brantly Callaway (University of Georgia), Carolina Caetano (University of Georgia), Stroud Payne (Vanderbilt University), Hugo Sant'Anna Rodrigues (University of Georgia)
"Difference in Differences with Time-Varying Covariates"

17:45 - 18:15

Arnaud Maurel (Duke University and IZA), Peter Arcidiacono (Duke University and IZA), Attila Gyetvai (Bank of Portugal and IZA), Ekaterina Jardim (Amazon)
"Conditional Choice Probability Estimation of Continuous-Time Job Search Models"

18:15 - 19:00



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