IZA - Conference Program


IZA Workshop: Social and Welfare Consequences of Unemployment

Organizers: Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and IZA), Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Nottingham and IZA), Andreas Lichter (IZA)
Location:IZA, Schaumburg-Lippe-Str. 5-9, 53113 Bonn, Germany
Date:March 03, 2017 - March 04, 2017

Event Manager:

Dominik Spitza (IZA)


+++ presentation: 45 minutes +++ open discussion: 15 minutes +++

Friday, March 03:

08:45 - 09:20   Registration
09:20 - 09:30   Welcome Address
Pierre Cahuc
(Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and IZA)
Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Nottingham and IZA)
        Session A: Unemployment and General Health
09:30 - 10:30   Erik Grönqvist (IFAU), Annette Bergemann (University of Bristol and IZA), Soffia Gudbjörnsdottir (Nordic School of Public Health and Swedish National Diabetes Register (NDR))
  "The Effect of Job Displacement on the Onset of Diabetes"
10:30 - 11:30   Alexandra Roulet (Harvard University)
  "The Effect of Unemployment on Health: Evidence from Denmark"
11:30 - 12:00   Coffee Break
12:00 - 13:00   Timothy J. Halliday (University of Hawaii at Manoa and IZA), Huixia Wang (Hunan University), Chenggang Wang (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  "Health and Health Inequality during the Great Recession: Evidence from the PSID"
13:00 - 14:00   Lunch
        Session B: Unemployment and Spillover Effects on Children
14:00 - 15:00   Luca Corazzini (Ca' Foscari University of Venice), Viola Angelini (University of Groningen), Marco Bertoni (University of Padova)
  "Does Paternal Unemployment Affect Young Adult Offspring's Personality?"
15:00 - 16:00   David Simon (University of Connecticut), Marianne Page (University of California, Davis and IZA), Jessamyn Schaller (University of Arizona)
  "The Effects of Aggregate and Gender-specific Labor Demand Shocks on Child Health"
16:00 - 16:15   Coffee Break
16:15 - 17:15   Roberto Nistico (University of Naples Federico II), Michele Di Maio (University of Naples Parthenope)
  "Effect of Parental Job Loss on Child School Dropout: Evidence from the Palestinian Occupied Territories"
19:15       Dinner

Saturday, March 04:

        Session C: Unemployment and Mental Health
09:00 - 10:00   Lídia Farré (University of Barcelona and IZA), Francesco Fasani (Queen Mary University of London and IZA), Hannes Mueller (IAE (CSIC))
  "Feeling Useless: The Effect of Unemployment on Mental Health in the Great Recession"
10:00 - 11:00   Michael Oberfichtner (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg), Kamila Cygan-Rehm (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg), Daniel Kuehnle (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
  "Bounding the Causal Effect of Unemployment on Mental Health - Nonparametric Evidence from Four Countries"
11:00 - 11:15   Coffee Break
        Session D: Unemployment, Job Quality and Well-Being
11:15 - 12:15   Marta Lachowska (Upjohn Institute for Employment Research), Alexandre Mas (Princeton University and IZA), Stephen A. Woodbury (Michigan State University)
  "Sources of Displaced Workers' Long-Term Earnings Losses"
12:15 - 13:00   Lunch
13:00 - 14:00   Katharine G. Abraham (University of Maryland and IZA), John C. Haltiwanger (University of Maryland and IZA), Kristin Sandusky (U.S. Census Bureau), James R. Spletzer (U.S. Census Bureau and IZA)
  "The Consequences of Long Term Unemployment: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data"
14:00 - 15:00   Lea Toulemon (Sciences Po, Paris), Lexane Weber-Baghdiguian (Université Paris-Dauphine)
  "Long-term Impact of Job Displacement on Job Quality and Satisfaction: Evidence from Germany"
15:00 - 15:15   Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:15   Clemens Hetschko (Free University of Berlin), Ronnie Schöb (Free University of Berlin), Tobias Wolf (Free University of Berlin)
  "Income Support, (Un-)Employment and Well-being"