5th IZA Labor Statistics Workshop: The Measurement of Incomes, Living Costs and Standards of Living
July 20, 2022 - July 22, 2022
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5th IZA Labor Statistics Workshop: The Measurement of Incomes, Living Costs and Standards of Living

July 20, 2022 - July 22, 2022
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Organizers: Katharine G. Abraham (University of Maryland and IZA), Susan N. Houseman (Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and IZA)
Event Manager: Viola Hartmann

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Program

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+++ keynote: 40 minutes +++ discussants: 5 minutes (each) +++ floor discussion: 20 minutes +++
+++presentation: 20 minutes +++ discussant: 5 minutes +++ floor discussion: 15 minutes +++


Wednesday, July 20

15:00 - 15:30

Welcome and Introductions

15:30 - 16:10

Joshua D. Merfeld (KDI School of Public Policy and Management and IZA), Jonathan Morduch (NYU)
"Poverty and Consumption Smoothing"
Discussant: Sonalde Desai (University of Maryland)

16:50 - 17:10

Break

17:10 - 17:50

Pallavi Choudhuri (National Council of Applied Economic Research), Sonalde Desai (University of Maryland), Santanu Pramanik (National Council of Applied Economic Research)
"The Impact of Covid-19 on Household Consumption Expenditure in India"
Discussant: Laura Caron (Columbia University)

17:50 - 18:30

Gewei Wang (Peking University), Jinquan Gong (Peking University), Yafeng Wang (Peking University), Yaohui Zhao (Peking University and IZA)
"Consumption and Poverty of Older Chinese: 2011-2020"
Discussant: Marco Ranaldi (UCL)

18:30

Concluding Remarks

Thursday, July 21

15:40 - 16:50

Keynote:

Bruce D. Meyer (University of Chicago), Derek Wu (University of Chicago), Brian Curran (University of Chicago)
"The Geographical Adjustment of Poverty Thresholds"
Discussant: David Johnson (National Academy of Sciences)
Discussant: Federico Perali (University of Verona)

16:50 - 17:10

Break

17:10 - 17:50

Nikolas Mittag (CERGE-EI and IZA), Pablo Celhay (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile), Bruce D. Meyer (University of Chicago)
"Errors in Reporting and Imputation of Government Benefits and Their Implications"
Discussant: Katharine G. Abraham (University of Maryland and IZA)

17:50 - 18:30

Gustavo J. Canavire Bacarreza (World Bank and IZA), Fernando Rios-Avila (Levy Institute), Flavia Sacco-Capurro (World Bank)
"Recovering Income Distribution in the Presence of Interval-Censored Data"
Discussant: Matt Dey (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

18:30

Concluding Remarks

Friday, July 22

15:00 - 15:40

Shoghik Hovhannisyan (World Bank), Carlos Rodriguez-Castelan (World Bank), Veronica Montalva-Talledo (World Bank), Tyler Remick (George Washington University), Kersten Stamm (World Bank)
"Job Quality of Wage Employment Across Developing Countries"
Discussant: Joshua D. Merfeld (KDI School of Public Policy and Management and IZA)

15:40 - 16:20

Federico Perali (University of Verona), Elena Dalla Chiara (University of Verona)
"Relational Well-Being and the Many Dimensions of Poverty in Italy"
Discussant: Nikolas Mittag (CERGE-EI and IZA)

16:20 - 16:40

Break

16:40 - 17:20

Laura Caron (Columbia University), Erwin Tiongson (Georgetown University and IZA)
"Households in Transit: COVID-19 and the Changing Measurement of Welfare"
Discussant: Theano Kakoulidou (ESRI, Dublin)

17:20 - 18:00

Anna Vindics (OECD), Sebastian Königs (OECD and IZA)
"The Geography of Income Inequalities in OECD Countries - Evidence from National Register Data"
Discussant: Dirk Van Duym (US Bureau of Economic Analysis)

18:00

Concluding Remarks

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