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16th IZA European Summer School in Labor Economics

Organizers: Anne C. Gielen (Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Karina Doorley (IZA)
Location:Buch/Ammersee, Germany
Date:May 13, 2013 - May 19, 2013

Event Manager:

Viola Hartmann (IZA)


Program

Monday, May 13:

 
12:00 - 14:00   Open Lunch
 
 
15:00 - 15:10   Welcoming Remarks by Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA and University of Bonn)
Introduction by Karina Doorley (IZA)
 
 
        Lecture
 
15:10 - 16:40   Jeffrey M. Wooldrige (Michigan State University and IZA)
"Correlated Random Effects Panel Data Models" - Lecture 1

 
16:40 - 17:00   Coffee Break
 
 
        Lecture
 
17:00 - 18:30   Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA and University of Bonn)
"Migration and Ethnicity" - Lecture 1
 
 
19:00       Dinner
 
 

Tuesday, May 14:

 
        Lecture
 
08:30 - 10:00   Jeffrey M. Wooldrige (Michigan State University and IZA)
"Correlated Random Effects Panel Data Models" - Lecture 2
 
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
 
        Lecture
 
10:30 - 12:00   Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA and University of Bonn)
"Migration and Ethnicity" - Lecture 2
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session 1
 
    Maria Paula Gerardino (Pompeu Fabra University)
  "The gender effect of violence on human capital investments"
 
    Anthony Strittmatter (University of Freiburg), Annabelle Dörr (University of Freiburg)
  "Assignment Mechanisms, Selection Criteria, and the Effectiveness of Training Programs"
 
    Agnieszka Postepska (Georgetown University), Francis Vella (Georgetown University and IZA)
  "Determinants and Persistence of Ranking of Immigrants Across Occupational Groups in the US"
 
    Andrea Pellandra (Carnegie Mellon University)
  "Firms’ Exporting Behavior, Wages and Employment: Evidence from Chile"
 
    Sarah Okoampah (University of Duisburg-Essen)
  "Cohort Size Effects on the German Labor Market"
 
    Aleksandar Vasilev (University of Glasgow)
  "Cyclical and Welfare Effects of Public-Sector Unions in a Real-Business-Cycle Model "
 
    Jim Been (University of Leiden), Marike Knoef (University of Leiden)
  "The Nature of Self-Employment Towards Retirement: Necessity or Opportunity? Revealed Preference Evidence from an Unemployment Insurance Reform in the Netherlands"
 
 
15:30 - 15:50   Coffee Break
 
       
  Chair: Ilhom Abdulloev (Rutgers University)
 
15:50 - 16:25   Nils Saniter (DIW Berlin), Thomas Siedler (University of Hamburg)
  "The Economics of Information: Job Information Centers, Education and Labor Market Outcomes"
  Discussant: Paul Muller (VU University Amsterdam)
 
       
  Chair: Andrea Garnero (Paris School of Economics)
 
16:25 - 17:00   Tymon Sloczynski (Warsaw School of Economics )
  "Population Average Gender Effects"
  Discussant: Jörg Schwiebert (University of Hannover)
 
       
  Chair: Yusuf Emre Akgunduz (Utrecht University)
 
17:00 - 17:35   Ericka G. Rascon Ramirez (University of Essex)
  "Teenage Motherhood in England: Do Parental Expectations Matter?"
  Discussant: Rafael Novella (ISER, University of Essex)
 
 
19:00       Dinner
 
 

Wednesday, May 15:

 
        Lecture
 
08:30 - 10:00   Jeffrey M. Wooldrige (Michigan State University and IZA)

"Correlated Random Effects Panel Data Models" - Lecture 3
 
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
 
        Lecture
 
10:30 - 12:00   Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA and University of Bonn)
"Migration and Ethnicity" - Lecture 3
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session 2
 
    Matija Vodopivec (University of Ljubljana), Primož Dolenc (University of Primorska), Suzana Laporšek (University of Primorska), Milan Vodopivec (International School for Social and Business Studies, Celje, Slovenia and IZA)
  "The Effect of Unemployment Benefit Generosity on Unemployment Duration: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Slovenia"
 
    Jens Hogenacker (IZA), Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam and IZA), Steffen Künn (IZA), Frank Wießner (Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg)
  "Subsidized Start-Ups out of Unemployment: A Comparison to Regular Business Start-Ups"
 
    Gustavo Adolfo Garcia (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
  "Labor Informality: Choice or Sign of Segmentation? A Quantile Regression Approach at the Regional Level for Colombia"
 
    Michael Siegenthaler (ETH Zurich), Christoph Basten (ETH Zurich)
  "Do Immigrants Steal or Create Residents’ Jobs? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Switzerland"
 
    Bastian Ravesteijn (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Hans van Kippersluis (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Eddy van Doorslaer (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  "The Wear and Tear on Health: What is the Role of Occupation?"
 
    Bruno Caprettini (Pompeu Fabra University)
  "Team Visibility and City Travel Evidence from the UEFA Champions League (Random) Draw"
 
 
15:30 - 15:50   Coffee Break
 
       
  Chair: Junaid Ahmed (University of Göttingen)
 
15:50 - 16:25   Adi Shani (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
  "Human Capital Long-Term Consequences of In Utero and Postnatal Environmental Differences"
  Discussant: Stefan Pichler (Darmstadt University of Technology)
 
       
  Chair: Yuanyuan Ma (University College Dublin)
 
16:25 - 17:00   Patricia Yanez-Pagans (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  "Cash for Cooperation? Payments for Ecosystem Services and Common Property Management in Mexico"
  Discussant: Jan Kabátek (Tilburg University)
 
       
  Chair: Marina Furdas (University of Freiburg)
 
17:00 - 17:35   Michèle Weynandt (University of Mannheim), Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Mannheim and IZA)
  "Explaining Differences Between the Expected and Actual Duration Until Return Migration: Economic Changes and Behavioral Factors"
  Discussant: Verena Dill (University of Trier)
 
 
19:00       Dinner
 
 

Thursday, May 16:

 
        Invited Speech
 
10:00 - 11:00   Amelie F. Constant (George Washington University, Temple University and IZA) and
Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA and University of Bonn)
"Publishing in Journals"
 
 
        Invited Speech
 
11:00 - 11:45   Nikos Askitas (IZA)
  "The International Data Service Center of IZA"
 
 
12:00 - 13:30   Lunch
 
 
13:45       Social Program
 
 
20:00       Dinner
 
 

Friday, May 17:

 
        Lecture
 
08:30 - 10:00   Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA and University of Bonn)
"Migration and Ethnicity" - Lecture 4
 
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
 
        Lecture
 
10:30 - 12:00   Jeffrey M. Wooldrige (Michigan State University and IZA)
"Correlated Random Effects Panel Data Models" - Lecture 4
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session 3
 
    Paul Muller (VU University Amsterdam), Pieter Gautier (VU University of Amsterdam and IZA), Bas van der Klaauw (VU University of Amsterdam and IZA), Michael Rosholm (Aarhus University and IZA), Michael Svarer (Aarhus University and IZA)
  "Estimating Equilibrium Effects of Job Search Assistance"
 
    Jörg Schwiebert (University of Hannover)
  "Sieve Maximum Likelihood Estimation of a Copula-Based Sample Selection Model"
 
    Rafael Novella (ISER, University of Essex)
  "Orphanhood, Household Relationships and Child Labor in Zimbabwe"
 
    Ilhom Abdulloev (Rutgers University)
  "Job Dissatisfaction and Migration: Evidence from Tajikistan"
 
    Andrea Garnero (Paris School of Economics), François Rycx (Free University of Brussels and IZA)
  "The Heterogeneous Effects of Workforce Diversity on Productivity, Wages and Profits"
 
    Yusuf Emre Akgunduz (Utrecht University), Janneke Plantenga (Utrecht University)
  "Child Care Quality and Private Sector Competition"
 
 
15:30 - 15:50   Coffee Break
 
       
  Chair: Bruno Caprettini (Pompeu Fabra University)
 
15:50 - 16:25   Ahmed Elsayed (Maastricht University), Andries de Grip (Maastricht University and IZA)
  "Terrorism and Integration of Muslim Immigrants"
  Discussant: Maria Paula Gerardino (Pompeu Fabra University)
 
       
  Chair: Sarah Okoampah (University of Duisburg-Essen)
 
16:25 - 17:00   Anna Bindler (University College London)
  "Unemployment Duration and Crime: Evaluating the Effect of Unemployment Benefit Extensions"
  Discussant: Anthony Strittmatter (University of Freiburg)
 
       
  Chair: Aleksandar Vasilev (University of Glasgow)
 
17:00 - 17:35   Mehtap Akgüc (IZA), Ana Ferrer (University of Calgary)
  "Educational Attainment and Labor Market Performance: an Analysis of Immigrants in France"
  Discussant: Agnieszka Postepska (Georgetown University)
 
 
19:00       Dinner
 
 

Saturday, May 18:

 
        Lecture
 
08:30 - 10:00   Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA and University of Bonn)
"Migration and Ethnicity" - Lecture 5
 
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
 
        Lecture
 
10:30 - 12:00   Jeffrey M. Wooldrige (Michigan State University and IZA)
"Correlated Random Effects Panel Data Models" - Lecture 5
 
12:00 - 12:15   Uwe Sunde (University of Munich and IZA)
  "Short Presentation of EALE Activities"
 
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session 4
 
    Stefan Pichler (Darmstadt University of Technology), Martin Karlsson (University of Duisburg-Essen), Therese Nilsson (Lund University)
  "The Impact of the 1918 Spanish Flu Epidemic on Economic Performance in Sweden"
 
    Jan Kabátek (Tilburg University), Henk-Wim de Boer (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis), Egbert Jongen (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis)
  "Comparing the E ffectiveness of Fi scal Stimuli for Working Parents"
 
    Verena Dill (University of Trier)
  "Ethnic Concentration and Right-Wing Voting Behavior in Germany"
 
    Junaid Ahmed (University of Göttingen), Inmaculada Martinez Zarzoso (Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research, Göttingen)
  "Blessing or Curse: The Stabilizing Role of Remittances, Foreign Aid and FDI to Pakistan"
 
    Yuanyuan Ma (University College Dublin), Wen Fan (Nanjing University of Economics and Finances)
  "Estimating the External Returns to Education: Evidence from China"
 
    Marina Furdas (University of Freiburg), Stefan Bender (Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg), Bernd Fitzenberger (University of Freiburg and IZA), Olga Orlanski (University of Freiburg)
  "Do Policy Reforms Change the Probability of Treatment? Evidence for Further Training Programs in Germany"
 
 
15:30 - 15:50   Coffee Break
 
       
  Chair: Michael Siegenthaler (ETH Zurich)
 
15:50 - 16:25   Kathrin Degen (University of Lausanne), Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne and IZA)
  "How Do Reductions in Potential Benefit Duration Affect Medium-Run Earnings and Employment?"
  Discussant: Matija Vodopivec (University of Ljubljana)
 
       
  Chair: Jim Been (University of Leiden)
 
 
       
  Chair: Bastian Ravesteijn (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
 
17:00 - 17:35   Mariela Dal Borgo (University of Warwick)
  "Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Saving Behavior"
  Discussant: Gustavo Adolfo Garcia (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
 
 
19:00       Dinner
 
 

Sunday, May 19:

 
        Departure after Breakfast
 




Participants

Ilhom Abdulloev (Rutgers University)
Junaid Ahmed (University of Göttingen)
Mehtap Akgüc (IZA)
Yusuf Emre Akgunduz (Utrecht University)
Nikos Askitas (IZA)
Jim Been (University of Leiden)
Anna Louisa Bindler (University College London)
Bruno Caprettini (Pompeu Fabra University)
Amelie F. Constant (George Washington University, Temple University and IZA)
Mariela Dal Borgo (University of Warwick)
Kathrin Degen (University of Lausanne)
Verena Dill (University of Trier)
Karina Doorley (IZA)
Ahmed Elsayed (Maastricht University)
Marina Furdas (University of Freiburg)
Gustavo Garcia (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
Andrea Garnero (Paris School of Economics)
Maria Paula Gerardino (Pompeu Fabra University)
Jens Hogenacker (IZA)
Jan Kabatek (Tilburg University)
Yuanyuan Ma (University College Dublin)
Paul Muller (VU University of Amsterdam)
Rafael Novella (ISER, University of Essex)
Sarah Okoampah (University of Duisburg-Essen)
Andrea Pellandra (Carnegie Mellon University)
Stefan Pichler (Darmstadt University of Technology)
Agnieszka Postepska (Georgetown University)
Ericka G. Rascon Ramirez (University of Essex)
Bastian Ravesteijn (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Nils Saniter (DIW Berlin and IZA)
Jörg Schwiebert (University of Hannover)
Adi Shany (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
Michael Siegenthaler (ETH Zurich)
Tymon Sloczynski (Warsaw School of Economics and IZA)
Anthony Strittmatter (University of Freiburg)
Uwe Sunde (University of Munich and IZA)
Aleksandar Vasilev (University of Glasgow)
Matija Vodopivec (University of Ljubljana)
Michèle Weynandt (University of Mannheim)
Jeffrey M. Woolridge (Michigan State University and IZA)
Partricia Yanez-Pagas (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA and University of Bonn)