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Interactions within the Family: Collective Approach and Bargaining Models

Organizers: Olivier Bargain (University of Aix-Marseille II and IZA), Daniela Del Boca (University of Turin and IZA), Denis Beninger (ZEW Mannheim), Gianluca Violante (Princeton University and IZA)
Location:Turin, Italy
Date:October 28, 2005 - October 29, 2005

Event Manager:

Ulrike Maurer (IZA)

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Program

Friday, October 28:

08:45 - 09:00   Welcome address
 
09:00       Session I
  Chair: Denis Beninger (ZEW Mannheim)
 
09:00 - 10:00   Martin J. Browning (University of Oxford*)), Mette Gortz (University of Copenhagen)
  "Spending Time and Money Within the Household"
  Discussant: Francois Laisney (ZEW Mannheim)
 
10:00 - 11:00   Yoram Weiss (Tel Aviv University and IZA*)), Pierre-Andre Chiappori (University of Chicago)
  "Divorce, Remarriage and Child Support"
  Discussant: Olivier Donni (University of Cergy-Pontoise and IZA)
 
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
 
11:30 - 12:30   Christopher Flinn (New York University*)), Daniela Del Boca (University of Turin and IZA)
  "Household Time Allocation and Modes of Behavior: A Theory of Sorts"
  Discussant: Olivier Bargain (University of Aix-Marseille II and IZA)
 
12:30 - 13:30   Jean-Michel Hourriez (CREST-INSEE*))
  "Estimation of a Collective Model of Labor Supply with Female NonParticipation"
  Discussant: Nicolas Moreau (Université de la Réunion)
 
13:30 - 14:30   Lunch
 
14:30       Session II
  Chair: Gianluca Violante (Princeton University and IZA)
 
14:30 - 15:30   Alessandro Cigno (University of Florence and IZA*))
  "A Constitutional Theory of the Family"
  Discussant: Daniele Fabbri (University of Bologna)
 
15:30 - 16:30   Shannon Seitz (Queen's University*)), Jeremy Lise (Queen's University)
  "Consumption Inequality and Intra-Household Allocations"
  Discussant: Fabrizio Perri (New York University)
 
16:30 - 17:00   Coffee Break
 
17:00 - 18:00   José Víctor Ríos Rull (University of Pennsylvania*)), Jay Hong (University of Pennsylvania)
  "Life Insurance and Household Consumption"
  Discussant: Graziella Bertocchi (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and IZA)
 
19:00       Conference Dinner
 

Saturday, October 29:

09:00       Session III
  Chair: Olivier Bargain (University of Aix-Marseille II and IZA)
 
09:00 - 10:00   Olivier Donni (University of Cergy-Pontoise and IZA*)), Nicolas Moreau (University of Toulouse 1)
  "Collective Labor Supply: A Single-Equation Model and Some Evidence from French Data"
  Discussant: Federico Perali (University of Verona)
 
10:00 - 11:00   Bernard Fortin (Université Laval and IZA*)), Anyck Dauphin (Université du Quebec), Abdel-Rahmen El Lahga (Institut Supérieur de Gestion de Tunis), Guy Lacroix (Université Laval)
  "Household Consumption Choices in the Presence of several Decision Makers"
  Discussant: Steinar Strom (University of Oslo)
 
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
 
11:30 - 12:30   John Ermisch (University of Oxford and IZA*)), Chiara Pronzato (University of Essex)
  "Using Father's Child Support Payments to Test Income Pooling"
  Discussant: Ugo Colombino (University of Turin and IZA)
 
12:30 - 13:30   Catherine Sofer (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne*)), Ekaterina Kalugina (University of Paris I), Natalia Radtchenko (University of Paris I)
  "Usinf Self Reported Income in a Collective Model: Within Household Income Comparisons"
  Discussant: Maria Concetta Chiuri (University of Bari)
 
13:30 - 14:30   Lunch
 
14:30       Session IV
  Chair: Daniela Del Boca (University of Turin and IZA)
 
14:30 - 15:30   Alessandra Fogli (New York University*)), Raquel Fernandez (New York University)
  "Culture: An Empirical Investigation of Beliefs, Work, and Fertility"
  Discussant: Monika Merz (University of Vienna and IZA)
 
15:30 - 16:30   Jeremy Greenwood (University of Pennsylvania*)), Nezih Guner (Pennsylvania State University)
  "Marriage and Divorce Since World War II: Analyzing the Role of Technological Progress on the Formation of Households"
  Discussant: Gianluca Violante (Princeton University and IZA)
 
16:30 - 17:00   Coffee Break
 
17:00 - 18:00   Frederic Vermeulen (KU Leuven and IZA*)), Laurens Cherchye (Catholic University Leuven), Bram De Rock (Catholic University Leuven)
  "The Collective Model of Household Consumption: A Nonparametric Characterization"
  Discussant: Denis Beninger (ZEW Mannheim)
 
18:00 - 19:00   Valerie Lechene (University College London*)), Martin Browning (University of Copenhagen), Pierre-André Chiappori (University of Chicago)
  "Distributional Effects in Household Models: Separate Spheres and Income Pooling"
  Discussant: Frederic Vermeulen (KU Leuven and IZA)
 
19:00       Wine Tasting followed by Dinner
 



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