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IZA Workshop: Economics of Time Use and Mental Health: Stress, Sleep, Fatigue and Employment

Organizers: Michèle Belot (Cornell University and IZA), Joan Costa-Font (London School of Economics and IZA), Osea Giuntella (University of Pittsburgh and IZA), Nico Pestel (IZA)
Location:ONLINE
Date:October 05 - October 06, 2021

Submission Deadline:June 30, 2021
Notification of Acceptance:July 31, 2021

Event Manager:

Viola Hartmann
 

About the Workshop

We are pleased to invite submissions for a Workshop on Economics of Time Use and Mental Health: Stress, Sleep, Fatigue and Employment.

The well-being and mental health effects of labor market activity are a challenge for modern economies. This includes the effects of stress, fatigue, sleep as well as anxiety and depression. COVID-19 has put the healthy lifestyles of many families to a strain, however, we still know little evidence on how it has transformed people use of time in terms of household allocation to a number of productive, and household activities. This workshop will focus on discussing the effects of health behaviors on labor market, family and and household decisions.

Key themes:
  • Time Use during COVID-19
  • Time Use and Family Health Behaviors
  • Time Use and Gender
  • Behavioral Effects Time and Financial Stress
  • Sleep and Employment
  • Fatigue and Leisure Consumption
  • Sleep Deprivation Wellbeing
  • Employment and Time Use
  • Mental Health and Labor Market

Keywords: sleep, stress, labor market behavior, household behaviors, time use, gender, health, mental health.


Keynote:

The keynote lecture will be delivered by Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA).
 

Submissions

Researchers interested in participating should submit a full paper or extended abstract by June 30, 2021 using the Online Application Form. Notifications will be sent until July 31, 2021.