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IZA Workshop: Recent Advances in Labor Supply Modeling

Organizers: Olivier Bargain (University of Aix-Marseille II and IZA), Andreas Peichl (IZA), Hilmar Schneider (IZA)
Location:Dublin, Ireland
Date:May 17, 2012 - May 19, 2012

Event Manager:

Ulrike Maurer (IZA)

Program

+++ presentation: 20 minutes +++ general discussion: 10 minutes +++

Thursday, May 17:

08:15       Departure Shuttle Bus from Trinity Capital Hotel
 
09:00 - 18:30   IMA Conference
 
18:30 - 19:30   Drinks Reception
 
20:30       Informal Dinner at The Bank on College Green
20 College Green, Dublin (www.bankoncollegegreen.com),
meeting in the lobby of Trinity Capital Hotel at 20:15h.
 

Friday, May 18:

08:15       Departure Shuttle Bus from Trinity Capital Hotel
 
09:00 - 10:00   Keynote Speech 1
  Chair: Hilmar Schneider (IZA)
 
        Richard Blundell (University College London and IZA)
  "Consumption Smoothing and Famiy Labour Supply"
 
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee/Tea Break
 
 
        Session A
 
10:30 - 11:00   James P. Ziliak (University of Kentucky), Sarah K. Burns (University of Kentucky)
  "Identifying the Elasticity of Taxable Income"
 
11:00 - 11:30   Hakan Selin (Uppsala University), Spencer Bastani (Uppsala University)
  "Bunching and Non-Bunching at Kink Points of the Swedish Tax Schedule"
 
11:30 - 12:00   Laurence Rioux (CREST-INSEE)
  "Labor Earnings Respond Differently to Income- Tax and to Payroll-Tax Reforms"
 
12:00 - 12:30   Leon Bettendorf (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis), Egbert Jongen (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis), Paul Muller (VU University Amsterdam)
  "Childcare Subsidies and Labour Supply: Evidence from a Large Dutch Reform"
 
 
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
 
 
        Session B: Micro-Macro and Adjustment
  Chair: Olivier Bargain (University of Aix-Marseille II and IZA)
 
13:30 - 14:00   Guillermo Cruces (CEDLAS-UNLP and IZA), Marcelo Bergolo (CEDLAS-UNLP)
  "Work and Tax Evasion Incentive Effects of Social Insurance Programs. Evidence from an Employment-based Benefit Extension"
 
14:00 - 14:30   Alexander Gelber (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)
  "The Dynamics of Labor Supply Adjustments to Policy: Evidence from Social Security Earnings Test"
 
14:30 - 15:00   Andrea Weber (University of Mannheim and IZA), Dayanand Manoli (UCLA)
  "The Effects of Increasing the Early Retirement Age on Social Security Claims and Job Exits"
 
15:00 - 15:30   Nicole Bosch (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis), Egbert Jongen (CPB)
  "Intensive Margin Responses when Workers are Free to Choose: Evidence from a Dutch tax reform"
 
 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee/Tea Break
 
 
16:00 - 18:00   IMA Parallel Sessions
Session 16: "Static (Comparative)"
 
        Sebastian Siegloch (IZA)
"Income, Taxes, and Happiness"

Dirk Neumann
(IZA)
"Fiscal Union in Europe? Redistributive and Stabilising Effects of an EU Tax-Benefit System"

A. Paulus
(ISER)
"Taxing Homeownership; Distributional Effects of Including Net Imputed Rent in Taxable Income"

M. M. Paniagua
"The Pro-Poor Impact of an In-Work Benefit on Low Income Earners in Spain"

 
 
20:00       Dinner: East Dining Hall, Trinity College Dublin
 

Saturday, May 19:

08:15       Departure Shuttle Bus from Trinity Capital Hotel
 
09:00 - 10:00   Keynote Speech 2
  Chair: Andreas Peichl (IZA)
 
        Raj Chetty (Harvard University and IZA), John Friedman (Harvard Kennedy School), Emmanuel Saez (UC, Berkeley)
  "Using Differences in Knowledge Across Neighborhoods to Uncover the Impacts of the EITC on Earnings"
 
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee/Tea Break
 
 
        Session C: Evaluating Structural Models
  Chair: Olivier Bargain (University of Aix-Marseille II and IZA)
 
10:30 - 11:00   Eleanor Choi (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  "Evaluating a Structural Model of Labor Supply and Welfare Participation: Evidence from State Welfare Reform Experiments"
 
11:00 - 11:30   Trine E. Vatt° (Statistics Norway), Thor Olav Thoresen (Statistic Norway)
  "Income Responses to Tax Changes. Reconciling Results of Quasi-Experimental Evaluation and Structural Labor Supply Model Simulation"
 
11:30 - 12:00   J÷rgen Hansen (Concordia University and IZA)
  "Estimating Labor Supply Responses and Welfare Participation: Using a Natural Experiment to Validate a Structural Labor Supply Model"
 
12:00 - 12:30   Matthieu Chemin (McGill University), Etienne Wasmer (Sciences-Po Paris)
  "Ex-ante and Ex-post Evaluation of the 1989 French Welfare Reform Using a Natural Experiment : The 1908 Social Laws in Alsace-Moselle"
 
 
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
 
 
        Session D: Dynamic Labor Supply
  Chair: Mathias Dolls (IZA)
 
13:30 - 14:00   Johannes Geyer (DIW Berlin), Peter Haan (DIW Berlin), Katharina Wrohlich (DIW Berlin)
  "Labor Supply of Mothers with Young Children: Validating a Structural Model Using a Natural Experiment"
 
14:00 - 14:30   Monica Costa Dias (Institute for Fiscal Studies, London and IZA)
  "The Long-Term Effects of In-Work Benefits in a Life-Cycle Model for Policy Evaluation"
 
14:30 - 15:00   Victoria L. Prowse (Cornell University and IZA), Peter Haan (DIW Berlin)
  "The Design of Unemployment Transfers: Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Life-Cycle Model"
 
15:00 - 15:30   Hilmar Schneider (IZA)
  "NEUJOBS"
 
 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee/Tea Break
 
16:00 - 18:00   IMA Parallel Sessions
Session 25: "Labor Supply"
 
        Denisa Sologan (CEPS)
"A Continuous Labour Supply Model in Microsimulation: A Life Cycle Modeling Approach with Heterogeneity and Uncertainty Extension"

Nico Pestel
(IZA)
"Beyond Accounting: Inequality, Assortative Mating and Labor Supply in the US Germany"

Rossella Bardazzi
(University of Florence)
"Atypical Contracts and Labour Productivity at Firm-Level: Some Evidence from Italy"

Philipp Doerrenberg
(University of Cologne and IZA)
"Nice Guys Finish Last: Are People with Higher Tax Morale Taxed More Heavily"

 




Olivier Bargain (University of Aix-Marseille II and IZA)
Leon Bettendorf (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis)
Richard Blundell (University College London and IZA)
Nicole Bosch (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis)
Matthieu Chemin (McGill University)
Matthieu Chemin (McGill University)
Raj Chetty (Harvard University and IZA)
Eleanor Choi (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Monica Costa Dias (Institute for Fiscal Studies, London and IZA)
Guillermo Cruces (CEDLAS-UNLP and IZA)
Mathias Dolls (IZA)
Alexander Gelber (University of Pennsylvania)
Johannes Geyer (DIW Berlin)
J÷rgen Hansen (Concordia University and IZA)
Andreas Peichl (IZA)
Victoria L. Prowse (Cornell University and IZA)
Laurence Rioux (CREST-INSEE)
Hilmar Schneider (IZA)
Hakan Selin (Uppsala University)
Trine E. Vatt° (Statistics Norway)
Andrea Weber (University of Mannheim and IZA)
James P. Ziliak (University of Kentucky)