IZA - Conference Program


15th IZA/SOLE Transatlantic Meeting of Labor Economists

Organizer: Dan A. Black (University of Chicago and IZA)
Location:Managementzentrum of Deutsche Post DHL; Breitbrunner Strasse 26; 82266 Inning
Date:July 28, 2016 - July 31, 2016

Event Manager:

Viola Hartmann (IZA)


Preliminary Version April 29, 2016

Thursday, July 28:

12:00 - 13:15   Open Lunch
13:15 - 13:30   Opening Remarks
Dan A. Black
(University of Chicago and IZA)
13:30 - 14:45   Pietro Biroli (University of Zurich and IZA ), Maria Fernanda Rosales-Rueda (University of California, Irvine)
  "Racial Differences in Human Capital Investments and Inequality Later In Life"
14:45 - 15:15   Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:30   Klara Sabirianova Peter (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and IZA), Olga Belskaya (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Christian Posso (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  "The Nazi Occupation of the Soviet Union: The Long-Term Health Consequences"
16:30 - 17:45   Daniel Bennett (University of Southern California), Manuela Angelucci (University of Michigan and IZA), Jenny Trinitapoli (University of Chicago)
  "The Marriage Market for Lemons: HIV Testing and Marriage in Rural Malawi"
19:30       Dinner

Friday, July 29:

08:30 - 09:45   Matteo Bobba (Toulouse School of Economics), Veronica Frisancho (Inter-American Development Bank)
  "Learning About Oneself: The Effects of Signaling Academic Ability on School Choice"
09:45 - 10:15   Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:30   Claire Thibout (University of Melbourne)
  "Allocation of Resources within Couples: Some New Evidence about the Sharing Rule"
11:30 - 12:45   Irina Merkurieva (University of St. Andrews)
  "Late Career Job Loss and the Decision to Retire"
12:45 - 13:45   Lunch
13:45       Social Program
20:00       Dinner

Saturday, July 30:

08:30 - 09:45   Timothy N. Bond (Purdue University), Jee-Yeon K. Lehmann (University of Houston)
  "Prejudice and Racial Matches in Employment"
09:45 - 10:15   Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:30   Victoria L. Prowse (Cornell University and IZA), David Gill (Oxford University and IZA), Damon Clark (University of California, Irvine, and IZA), Mark Rush (University of Florida)
  "Using Goals to Motivate College Students: Theory and Evidence from Field Experiments"
11:30 - 12:45   Roland Rathelot (University of Warwick), Morgane Laouenan (CNRS and IZA)
  "Ethnic Discrimination on an Online Marketplace of Vacation Rentals"
12:45 - 14:00   Lunch
14:00 - 15:15   Patrick Arni (IZA)
  "The Effect of Unemployment Benefits on Reservation Wages: Evidence from Natural Experiments"
15:15 - 15:45   Coffee Break
15:45 - 17:00   Renata Narita (University of Sao Paulo), Gabriella Conti (University College London), Rita Ginja (Uppsala University)
  "Non-Contributory Health Insurance and Household Labor Supply: Evidence from Mexico"
17:00 - 18:15   Brendon McConnell (University of Southampton), Imran Rasul (University College London and IZA)
  "Hispanic-White Sentencing Differentials in the Federal Criminal Justice System"
19:30       Dinner

Sunday, July 31:

        Departure after Breakfast