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IZA Conference: Women and the Labor Market in Europe

Organizers: Kenneth Troske (University of Kentucky and IZA), Ana Rute Cardoso (IAE Barcelona (CSIC) and IZA), Gerard A. Pfann (Maastricht University and IZA)
Location:IZA, Bonn
Date:December 10, 2004 - December 11, 2004

Event Manager:

Ulrike Maurer (IZA)

Program

Friday, December 10:

09:00 - 10:00   Monika Merz (University of Vienna and IZA*))
  "Women's Hours of Market Work in Germany: The Role of Parental Leave"
  Discussant: Ana Rute Cardoso (IAE Barcelona (CSIC) and IZA)
 
10:00 - 11:00   Alicia Adsera (Princeton University and IZA*))
  "Balancing Childbearing and Work under Different Labor Market Arrangements: An Analysis of European Union Countries"
  Discussant: Patrick A. Puhani (Leibniz University of Hannover and IZA)
 
11:00 - 11:15   Coffee Break
 
11:15 - 12:15   Melvyn Coles (University of Essex*)), Alison L. Booth (Australian National University and IZA)
  "Part-Time Employment Traps"
  Discussant: Daniela Del Boca (University of Turin and IZA)
 
12:15 - 13:15   Lunch
 
13:15 - 14:15   Daniela Del Boca (University of Turin and IZA*)), Daniela Vuri (University of Florence and IZA)
  "Labor Supply and Child Care Costs"
  Discussant: Alexandru Voicu (CUNY - College of Staten Island and IZA)
 
14:15 - 15:15   Libertad Gonzalez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and IZA*))
  "The Effect of Benefits on Single Motherhood in Europe"
  Discussant: Uwe Sunde (University of Munich and IZA)
 
15:15 - 15:30   Coffee Break
 
15:30 - 16:30   Christina Gathmann (Heidelberg University and IZA*))
  "Understanding Changes in Gender Earnings Differentials during Economic Transition: The East German Case"
  Discussant: Marton Csillag (Budapest Institute)
 
19:00       Conference Dinner
 

Saturday, December 11:

09:00 - 10:00   Amelie F. Constant (Temple University*))
  "Immigrant Versus Native Businesswomen: Proclivity and Performance"
  Discussant: Alain Jousten (University of Liège and IZA)
 
10:00 - 11:00   Tarja Viitanen (University of Otago*))
  "Informal Care of the Elderly Across Europe: Estimates from ECHP"
  Discussant: Kenneth Troske (University of Kentucky and IZA)
 
11:00 - 11:15   Coffee Break
 
11:15 - 12:15   Patrick A. Puhani (Leibniz University of Hannover and IZA*)), Stephen Machin (University College London, London School of Economics and IZA)
  "Subject of Degree and Differences in Wages between Men and Women - A Comparison of Britain, France and Germany"
  Discussant: Dominique Meurs (University Paris Ouest-Nanterre)
 
12:15 - 13:15   Lunch
 
13:15 - 14:15   Sophie Ponthieux (INSEE*)), Dominique Meurs (ERMES - University Paris 2)
  "The Gender Wage Gap in Europe: Women, Men and the Public Sector"
  Discussant: Katharina Wrohlich (DIW Berlin and IZA)
 
14:15       Coffee
 



*) current affiliation