5th IZA Workshop on Gender and Family Economics: "Families as an Insurance Mechanism"
June 01, 2022 - June 02, 2022
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5th IZA Workshop on Gender and Family Economics: "Families as an Insurance Mechanism"

June 01, 2022 - June 02, 2022
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Organizers: Deborah A. Cobb-Clark (University of Sydney and IZA), Christian Zimpelmann (IZA)
Event Manager: Dominik Spitza

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+++ presentation: 20 minutes +++ Q&A: 10 minutes +++


Wednesday, June 01

15:00 - 15:05

Welcome and Introduction

15:05 - 16:00

Keynote

Mariacristina De Nardi (University of Minnesota)
"The Importance of Modeling Couples and Singles"

16:00 - 16:15

Short Break

 

Session A: Occupation Choice and Within-Family Insurance

Chair: Aditya Shrinivas (UC Santa Barbara)

16:15 - 16:45

Radost Holler (Bonn Graduate School of Economics), Hans-Martin von Gaudecker (University of Bonn and IZA), Lena Janys (University of Bonn and IZA), Lenard Simon (Bonn Graduate School of Economics), Christian Zimpelmann (IZA)
"Parental Division of Labor and Jobs' Temporal Flexibility: The Shift Towards Remote Work Induced by the COVID-19 Pandemic"

16:45 - 17:15

Sena Coskun (FAU Erlangen Nuremberg), Titan Alon (UC San Diego), Jane Olmstead-Rumsey (LSE)
"Convergence Almost Nowhere: Employment Volatility and the Family Channel"

17:15 - 17:45

Matthias Doepke (Northwestern University and IZA), Titan Alon (UC San Diego), Jane Olmstead-Rumsey (LSE), Michele Tertilt (University of Mannheim and IZA)
"This Time It's Different: The Role of Women's Employment in a Pandemic Recession"

17:45 - 18:15

Social Break in Breakout Rooms

 

Session B: Added Worker Effect

Chair: Katja Maria Kaufmann (University of Mainz and IZA)

19:15 - 19:45

Aitor Irastorza-Fadrique (University of Essex), Peter Levell (Institute for Fiscal Studies), Matthias Parey (University of Surrey and IZA)
"Alternative Margins of Adjustment to Trade Shocks: Self-Employment, Delayed Retirement, and Added Worker Effects"

Thursday, June 02

15:00 - 15:05

Welcome

15:05 - 16:00

Keynote

Torben Heien Nielsen (University of Copenhagen)
"Health Events in the Household - Families and Social Insurance"

16:00 - 16:15

Short Break

 

Session C: Health Shocks

Chair: Victoria L. Prowse (Purdue University and IZA)

16:15 - 16:45

Herdis Steingrimsdottir (Copenhagen Business School), Achyuta Adhvaryu (University of Michigan), N. Meltem Daysal (University of Copenhagen and IZA), Teresa Molina (University of Hawaii at Manoa and IZA), Snaebjorn Gunnsteinsson (University of Maryland)
"Impact of Child Health on Families: Evidence from Childhood Cancers"

16:45 - 17:15

Sergei Filiasov (McMaster University), Arthur Sweetman (McMaster University and IZA), Boris Kralj (McMaster University)
"Cancer Diagnoses’ Impacts on Family Incomes: Evidence from Canada"

17:15 - 17:45

Social Break in Breakout Rooms

17:45 - 18:15

Parallel Session D: Paper Discussions

Note: Papers will not be presented. Instead, participants who have read one of the papers beforehand will discuss the paper and give feedback to the respective author. If you are interested to take part in the discussion, please get familiar with one of the papers and join us in the assigned breakout room.
 

Amanda Gaulke (Kansas State University), Tine M. Eriksen (VIVE - The Danish Center for Social Science Research and IZA), Jannet Svensson (Copenhagen University Hospital), Niels Skipper (Aarhus University), Peter Thingholm (Ramboll Consulting)
"Long Run Labor Market Outcomes of a Childhood Health Shock: High Socio-Economic Status Parents Can Mitigate the Impact"

Chair: Torben Heien Nielsen (University of Copenhagen)
Discussants: Herdis Steingrimsdottir (Copenhagen Business School), Radost Holler (Bonn Graduate School of Economics)

 

Christina Gathmann (LISER and IZA), Kristiina Huttunen (Aalto University and IZA), Laura Jernström (University of Helsinki), Lauri Sääksvuori (University of Turku), Robin Stitzing (Compass Lexecon)
"In Sickness and in Health: Job Displacement and Health Spillovers in Couples"

Chair: Christian Zimpelmann (IZA)
Discussants: Sergei Filiasov (McMaster University), Laurine Martinoty (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

 

Chair: Deborah A. Cobb-Clark (University of Sydney and IZA)
Discussants: Aditya Shrinivas (UC Santa Barbara), Katja Maria Kaufmann (University of Mainz and IZA), Aitor Irastorza-Fadrique (University of Essex)

 

Chair: Matthias Doepke (Northwestern University and IZA)
Discussants: Victoria L. Prowse (Purdue University and IZA), Sena Coskun (FAU Erlangen Nuremberg)

18:15 - 18:30

Short Break

 

Session E: Extended Families

Chair: Matthias Doepke (Northwestern University and IZA)

18:30 - 19:00

Aditya Shrinivas (UC Santa Barbara), Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford University and IZA)
"Risk Pooling and Precautionary Savings in Village Economies"

19:00 - 19:30

Katja Maria Kaufmann (University of Mainz and IZA), Yasemin Özdemir (University of Mainz), Han Ye (University of Mannheim and IZA)
"Spillover Effects of Old-Age Pension Across Generations: Family Labor Supply and Child Outcomes"

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