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IZA Topic Week: Nonmarket Time in Economics

Organizers: Ana Rute Cardoso (IAE Barcelona (CSIC) and IZA), Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA)
Location:IZA, Bonn
Date:May 30, 2007 - June 02, 2007

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Program

Financial support from the Thyssen Foundation is gratefully acknowledged.

Wednesday, May 30:

09:15 - 10:15   Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA*)), Michael Burda (Humboldt University and IZA), Philippe Weil (ECARES, Free University of Brussels)
  "Total Work, Gender and Social Norms"
 
10:15 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
10:30 - 11:30   Norbert Neuwirth (University of Vienna*))
  "Determinants of Activities within the Family"
 
11:30 - 12:30   Zhong Zhao (Renmin University of China and IZA*))
  "Bargaining Power and Intra-Household Time Allocation in Rural China – Using Gender of the Child as a Natural Experiment"
 
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
 
13:30 - 14:30   Rachel Connelly (Bowdoin College and IZA*)), Jean Kimmel (Western Michigan University and IZA)
  "Spousal Influences on Parents’ Non-Market Time Choices"
 
14:30 - 15:30   Lindsay M. Tedds (University of Manitoba*)), Adian McFarlane (University of Manitoba)
  "Work, Rest, and Play: Exploring Trends in Time Allocation in Canada and the United States"
 
15:30 - 15:45   Coffee Break
 
15:45 - 16:45   Scott M. Fuess, Jr. (University of Nebraska-Lincoln and IZA*))
  "Leisure Time in Japan: How Much and for Whom?"
 

Thursday, May 31:

09:00 - 12:00   Work Among Participants
 
12:00 - 14:00   Lunch Keynote Lecture
Joachim Merz
(University of Lueneburg and IZA)
"Daily Nonmarket and Market Activities - Three Examples of Time Diary Analysis: Working Hours Arrangements, Demand for Services, and Benefits of Public Holidays"
 
 
15:00 - 16:00   Younghwan Song (Union College and IZA*))
  "Time Preference and Time Use: Do Smokers Exercise Less?"
 
16:00 - 16:30   Georgios Tassoukis (IZA)
'German Time Use Data'
 
16:45 - 17:00   Shuttle to the 'Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland'
 
17:00 - 18:30   Guided tour of the "Egypt's Sunken Treasures" exhibition
 
19:00       Shuttle to Bonn Center
 

Friday, June 01:

09:00 - 12:00   Work Among Participants
 
12:00 - 14:00   Lunch Keynote Lecture
Robert Pollak
(Washington University and IZA)
"Allocating Time: Individuals' Technologies and Household Technology"
 
14:00 - 15:00   Anzelika Zaiceva (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and IZA*)), Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA, University of Bonn, DIW Berlin and CEPR)
  "Children, Kitchen, Church: Does Ethnicity Matter?"
 
15:00 - 16:00   Sara Helms (University of Alabama at Birmingham*)), Katharine Abraham (University of Maryland), Stanley Presser (University of Maryland)
  "The Effects of Survey Nonresponse on Inferences about Volunteer Work in the United States"
 
16:00 - 18:00   Work Among Participants
 
18:30       Leaving IZA to Ferry 'Rheinnixe'
 
19:00       Conference Dinner at the Chinese Boat-Restaurant 'Ocean Paradise'
 

Saturday, June 02:

09:15 - 10:15   Elsa Fontainha (Technical University of Lisbon*))
  "After the School Day Is Over: Studying versus Socializing; A Cross-Country Comparison of Students Time Allocation"
 
10:15 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
10:30 - 11:30   Killian Mullan (*))
  "A Valuation of Childcare Produced by Households in the United Kingdom: inputs and outputs"
 
11:30 - 12:30   Charlene M. Kalenkoski (Texas Tech University and IZA*)), David C. Ribar (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), Leslie S. Stratton (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  "How Do Adolescents Spell Time Use?"
 
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
 
13:30 - 14:30   Vimal Ranchhod (University of Cape Town*)), Martin Wittenberg (University of Cape Town)
  "Income Effects of Time Allocation in Poor South African Households: Evidence from South Africa's Old Age Pension"
 
14:30 - 15:30   Jay Stewart (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and IZA*))
  "How Does Employment Affect the Timing of Time with Children?"
 
15:30       Coffee
 



*) current affiliation


List of Participants

Ana Rute Cardoso (IZA)
Rachel Connelly (Bowdoin College)
Marie Connolly (Princeton University)
Elsa Fontainha (Technical University of Lisbon)
Scott M. Fuess, Jr. (University of Nebraska at Lincoln and IZA)
Daniel S. Hamermesh (University of Texas at Austin and IZA)
Sara Helms (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Charlene M. Kalenkoski (Ohio University)
Jean Kimmel (Western Michigan University and IZA)
Joachim Merz (University of Lueneburg and IZA)
Monika Merz (University of Bonn and IZA)
Chiara Monfardini (University of Bologna)
Killian Mullan (University of Essex)
Norbert Neuwirth (University of Vienna)
Robert Pollak (Washington University at St. Louis and IZA)
Vimal Ranchhod (University of Michigan)
Younghwan Song (Union College)
Jay Stewart (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Leslie Stratton (Virginia Commonwealth University and IZA)
Lindsay M. Tedds (University of Manitoba)
Anzelika Zaiceva (IZA - Institute for the Study of Labor)
Zhong Zhao (IZA - Institute for the Study of Labor)