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17th IZA European Summer School in Labor Economics

Organizers: Karina Doorley (IZA), Steffen Altmann (IZA)
Location:Buch/Ammersee, Germany
Date:May 12, 2014 - May 18, 2014

Event Manager:

Elke Henn (IZA)


Program

+++ presentation: 20 min + discussant: 5 min + floor discussion: 10 min +++
+++ poster presentations: 1:30 hrs each +++

Monday, May 12:

12:00 - 14:00   Open Lunch
 
15:00 - 15:10   Welcoming Remarks by Steffen Altmann (IZA)
 
15:10 - 16:40   Lecture

Mirjam van Praag (Copenhagen Business School and IZA)
"Entrepreneurship and Human Capital" - Lecture 1
 
16:40 - 17:00   Coffee Break
 
17:00 - 18:30   Lecture

Richard Blundell (University College London and IZA)
"Advances in Modelling Labor Supply" - Lecture 1
 
19:00       Dinner
 

Tuesday, May 13:

08:30 - 10:00   Lecture

Richard Blundell (University College London and IZA)
"Advances in Modelling Labor Supply" - Lecture 2
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
10:30 - 12:00   Lecture

Mirjam van Praag (Copenhagen Business School and IZA)
"Entrepreneurship and Human Capital" - Lecture 2
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session 1:
 
    Martin Weißenberger (University of Potsdam), Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam and IZA), Steffen Künn (IZA)
  "The Long-Term Effects of Start-Up Subsidies and the Role of Personality Traits"
 
    Alexander Plum (University of Magdeburg)
  "The British Low-Wage Sector and the Employment Prospects of the Unemployed"
 
    Daniel Kuehnle (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg), Terence Chai Cheng (University of Melbourne), Sung Hee Jeon (Statistics Canada), Guyonne Kalb (University of Melbourne and IZA), Anthony Scott (University of Melbourne)
  "What Factors Affect Doctors’ Work Decisions: Comparing a Discrete Choice Structural Approach to a Reduced-form Approach"
 
    Catherine Smith (Catholic University Louvain)
  "Did the Intergenerational Solidarity Pact Increase the Employment Rate of the Elderly in Belgium? A Macro-econometric Evaluation."
 
    Tanya Wilson (Royal Holloway, University of London), Dan Anderberg (Royal Holloway, University of London), Helmut Rainer (University of Munich), Jonathan Wadsworth (Royal Holloway, University of London and IZA)
  "Unemployment and Domestic Violence: Theory and Evidence"
 
    Annabelle Doerr (University of Freiburg), Anthony Strittmatter (University of Freiburg)
  "Have it Your Way: The Effects of Course Choices on the Return to Training"
 
    Marta De Philippis (London School of Economics)
  "Parents’ Country of Origin and Intergenerational Mobility of School Performance"
 
15:30 - 15:50   Coffee Break
 
15:50 - 16:25   Michael Graber (University College London), Richard Blundell (University College London and IZA), Magne Mogstad (University of Chicago and IZA)
  "Labor Income Dynamics and the Insurance from Taxes, Transfers, and the Family"
  Discussant: Michael Savage (University College Dublin)
 
        Chair: Laurine Martinoty (GATE University Lyon)
 
16:25 - 17:00   Benjamin Friedrich (Yale University), Lisa Laun (Stockholm University), Costas Meghir (Yale University and IZA), Luigi Pistaferri (Stanford University and IZA)
  "Earnings Dynamics and Firm-Level Shocks"
  Discussant: Klara Kaliskova (CERGE-EI)
 
        Chair: Ricardo Estrada (Paris School of Economics)
 
17:00 - 17:35   Thomas Jorgensen (University of Copenhagen)
  "Leisure Complementarities in Retirement"
  Discussant: Ekaterina Tarantchenko (HEC University of Liège)
 
        Chair: Iryna Kyzyma (University of Bremen)
 
19:00       Dinner
 

Wednesday, May 14:

08:30 - 10:00   Lecture

Richard Blundell (University College London and IZA)
"Advances in Modelling Labor Supply" - Lecture 3
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
10:30 - 12:00   Lecture

Richard Blundell (University College London and IZA)
"Advances in Modelling Labor Supply" - Lecture 4
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session 2:
 
    Christoph Kronenberg (University of York)
  "Mental Health Benefits from Work-related Training?"
 
    Cathy Redmond (University College London)
  "Heterogeneity, Selection and Advantage in the Graduate and Non-Gradute Labour Market"
 
    Eszter Czibor (University of Amsterdam), Sander Onderstal (University of Amsterdam), Mirjam van Praag (Copenhagen Business School and IZA), Randolph Sloof (University of Amsterdam)
  "Does Relative Grading Help Male Students? Evidence from a Field Experiment in the Classroom"
 
    Irene Ferrari (University of Bologna)
  "The Effectiveness of Incentives to Postpone Retirement: An Evaluation of the Italian "Super-Bonus" Reform"
 
    Ruben Martinez Cardenas (University of York)
  "Type Search and Choice: True and Adopted Type Mismatch and the Generation of Frames"
 
    Balint Menyhert (Central European University), Alexander Hijzen (OECD and IZA)
  "The dispersed welfare costs of unemployment: risk, insurance and perceptions of job insecurity"
 
    Chiara Cavaglia (University of Essex)
  "A Cross-country Investigation on the Patterns of Intergenerational Mobility"
 
    Angus J. Holford (University of Essex)
  "Teenage Labour Supply and Financial Support: Do Parents 'Tax' Their Children?"
 
    Andreas Lichter (IZA ), Andreas Peichl (ZEW Mannheim and IZA), Sebastian Siegloch (IZA)
  "Exporting and Labor Demand: Micro-level Evidence from Germany"
 
15:30 - 15:50   Coffee Break
 
15:50 - 16:25   Sandra Vriend (VU University Amsterdam)
  "Incentive Effects and Targeting Efficiency of the Dutch Disability Insurance Program"
  Discussant: Annabelle Doerr (University of Freiburg)
 
        Chair: Irene Ferrari (University of Bologna)
 
16:25 - 17:00   Andreas Ravndal Kostol (Statistics Norway), Gordon B. Dahl (University of California, San Diego and IZA), Magne Mogstad (University of Chicago and IZA)
  "Family Welfare Cultures"
  Discussant: Marta De Philippis (London School of Economics)
 
        Chair: Ruben Martinez Cardenas (University of York)
 
17:00 - 17:35   Nadine Ketel (VU University Amsterdam), Bas van der Klaauw (VU University Amsterdam and IZA), Jonneke Bolhaar (VU University Amsterdam)
  "Evaluating Search Periods for Welfare Applicants: Evidence from a Social Experiment"
  Discussant: Stefanie Hoherz (University of Essex)
 
        Chair: Balint Menyhert (Central European University)
 
19:00       Dinner
 

Thursday, May 15:

09:30 - 10:05   Anna Hammerschmid (University of Mannheim), Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Mannheim and IZA), Michele A. Weynandt (University of Mannheim)
  "Bereavement Effects and Early Life Circumstances"
  Discussant: Christoph Kronenberg (University of York)
 
        Chair: Angus Holford (University of Essex)
 
10:05 - 10:40   Hans Fricke (University of St. Gallen)
  "Tuition Fees and Student Achievement - Evidence from a Differential Raise in Fees"
  Discussant: Cathy Redmond (University College London)
 
        Chair: Andreas Lichter (University of Cologne and IZA)
 
10:40 - 11:00   Coffee Break
 
11:00 - 11:35   Jan Bietenbeck (CEMFI, Madrid)
  "Classroom Peer Effects in Elementary School: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment"
  Discussant: Eszter Czibor (University of Amsterdam)
 
        Chair: Franziska Hawranek (University of Regensburg)
 
12:00 - 13:15   Lunch
 
13:30       Social Program
 
20:00       Dinner
 

Friday, May 16:

08:30 - 10:00   Lecture

Mirjam van Praag (Copenhagen Business School and IZA)
"Entrepreneurship and Human Capital" - Lecture 3

 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
10:30 - 12:00   Lecture

Mirjam van Praag (Copenhagen Business School and IZA)
"Entrepreneurship and Human Capital" - Lecture 4
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session 3:
 
    Michael Savage (University College Dublin), David Madden (University College Dublin)
  "Which Households Matter Most? Generalised Marginal Social Welfare Weights and Indirect Tax Reform"
 
    Klara Kaliskova (CERGE-EI)
  "Tax and Transfer Policies and the Female Labor Supply in the EU"
 
    Ekaterina Tarantchenko (HEC University of Liège), Alain Jousten (University of Liege and IZA)
  "Financial Incentives to Retirement in Belgium: What Policy Lessons?"
 
    Laurine Martinoty (GATE, University of Lyon )
  "Intra-Household Coping Mechanisms in Hard Times: The Added Worker Effect during the 2001 Argentine Crisis"
 
    Ricardo Estrada (Paris School of Economics)
  "Rules Rather Than Discretion: Teacher Hiring and Rent Extraction"
 
    Iryna Kyzyma (University of Bremen)
  "Changes in the Duration Distribution of Poverty Episodes in the United States since the Mid-1980s"
 
    Stefanie Hoherz (University of Essex)
  "Maternity Leave in the Context of Couples: The Impact of Both Partners’ Characteristics and Employment Experiences on Mothers’ Re-entry into the Labour Market"
 
    Franziska Hawranek (University of Regensburg), Norbert Schanne (Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg (IAB))
  "Your Very Private Job Agency: Job Referrals Based on Residential Location Networks"
 
15:30 - 15:50   Coffee Break
 
15:50 - 16:25   Vera Rocha (University of Porto), Anabela Carneiro (University of Porto), Celeste Varum (University of Aveiro)
  "Workers’ Skills and the Post-entry Dynamics of New Spin-offs"
  Discussant: Martin Weißenberger (University of Potsdam)
 
        Chair: Catherine Smith (Catholic University Louvain)
 
16:25 - 17:00   Peter Hudomiet (University of Michigan)
  "What Explains Low-skilled Unemployment? A New Approach Using Occupational Hiring and Laying Off Probabilities"
  Discussant: Alexander Plum (University of Magdeburg)
 
        Chair: Chiara Cavaglia (University of Essex)
 
17:00 - 17:35   Esther Mirjam Girsberger (European University Institute)
  "Migration, Education and Work Opportunities"
  Discussant: Daniel Kuehnle (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
 
        Chair: Tanya Wilson (Royal Holloway, University of London)
 
19:00       Dinner
 

Saturday, May 17:

08:30 - 10:00   Lecture

Mirjam van Praag (Copenhagen Business School and IZA)
"Entrepreneurship and Human Capital" - Lecture 5
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
10:30 - 12:00   Lecture

Richard Blundell (University College London and IZA)
"Advances in Modelling Labor Supply" - Lecture 5
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
14:00 - 15:30   Media Workshop - part 1

Mark Fallak (IZA)
"Communicating Your Research Effectively"

 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
 
16:00 - 18:00   Media Workshop - part 2

Mark Fallak (IZA)
"Communicating Your Research Effectively"
 
19:00       Dinner
 

Sunday, May 18:

        Departure after Breakfast
 




Participants

Steffen Altmann (IZA)
Richard Blundell (University College London and IZA)
Jan Bietenbeck (CEMFI, Madrid)
Chiara Cavaglia (University of Essex)
Eszter Czibor (University of Amsterdam)
Marta De Philippis (London School of Economics)
Annabelle Doerr (University of Freiburg)
Ricardo Estrada (Paris School of Economics)
Mark Fallak (IZA)
Irene Ferrari (University of Bologna)
Hans Fricke (University of St.Gallen)
Benjamin Friedrich (Yale University)
Esther Mirjam Girsberger Seelaus (European University Institute)
Michael Graber (University College London)
Anna Hammerschmid (University of Mannheim)
Franziska Hawranek (University of Regensburg)
Stefanie Hoherz (University of Essex)
Angus Holford (University of Essex)
Peter Hudomiet (University of Michigan)
Thomas Jorgensen (University of Copenhagen)
Klara Kaliskova (CERGE-EI)
Nadine Ketel (VU University Amsterdam)
Andreas Ravndal Kostol (University of Bergen)
Christoph Kronenberg (University of York)
Daniel Kuehnle (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
Iryna Kyzyma (University of Bremen)
Martinoty Laurine (GATE - University Lyon)
Andreas Lichter (IZA)
Ruben Martinez Cardenas (University of York)
Balint Menyhert (Central European University)
Alexander Plum (University of Magdeburg)
Cathy Redmond (University College London)
Vera Rocha (University of Porto)
Michael Savage (University College Dublin)
Catherine Smith (Catholic University Louvain)
Ekaterina Tarantchenko (University of Liège)
Mirjam van Praag (Copenhagen Business School and IZA)
Sandra Vriend (VU University Amsterdam)
Martin Weißenberger (University of Potsdam)
Tanya Wilson (Royal Holloway, University of London)