IZA Pre-Conference of the International Research Consortium in the Economics of Time Use

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Place: IZA Bonn, Germany
Date: May 19 - 20, 2002


Program

presentation: 25 minutes +++++ discussant: 15 minutes +++++ general discussion: 15 minutes

Sunday, May 19

9:00 - 9:05Welcome Gerard Pfann (IZA)
9:00 - 9:15Introduction Dan Hamermesh (University of Texas and IZA)
9:15 - 10:15Andrea Ichino (European University Institute and IZA) and Anna Sanz de Galdeano (European University Institute)
 "Does Maternal Employment Affect the Quality and Quantity of Child Care? Evidence from Italian Time Use Data"

Discussant: Gerard Pfann (IZA)
10:15 - 11:15Thomas Bauer, René Fahr, Gerard Pfann (IZA)
 "The Demand for Informal Education"

Discussant: Stephen Jenkins (University of Essex and IZA)
11:15 - 11:35Coffee Break
11:35 - 12:35Jens Bonke, Nabanita Datta Gupta, Nina Smith (Aarhus School of Business and IZA)
 "Energy, Effort and the Gender Wage Gap"

Discussant: W. Jean Yeung (New York University)
12:45 - 13:45Lunch
13:45 - 14:45Patricia Apps (University of Sydney and IZA)
 "Saving and the Allocation of Time over the Life Cycle"

Discussant: Peter Kooreman (University of Groningen and IZA)
14:45 - 15:45Dan Hamermesh (University of Texas and IZA)
 "The Demand for Routine"

Discussant: Namkee Ahn (Fedea, Madrid)
15:45 - 16:15Coffee Break
16:15 - 17:15Frank Stafford (University of Michigan), W. Jean Yeung (New York University)
 "Human Capital of Young Children and Time Squeeze of their Parents"

Discussant: Andrea Ichino (European University Institute and IZA)
17:15 - 17:45Mike Horrigan (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
 "Status of the American Time-Use Survey: Preparing for 2003"

Comment: Anders Klevmarken (Uppsala University and IZA)
19:00Dinner at Restaurant La Grappa, Thomas-Mann-Str. 24

 

Monday, May 20

9:15 - 10:15Namkee Ahn, Juan Francisco Jimeno (Fedea, Madrid)
 "Time Allocation of Spanish Unemployed"

Discussant: Nina Smith (Aarhus School of Business and IZA)
10:15 - 11:15Anders Klevmarken (Uppsala University and IZA)
 "Using Auxiliary Data to Compensate for Noisy Time Use Data"

Discussant: Dan Hamermesh (University of Texas and IZA)
11:15 - 11:35Coffee Break
11:35 - 12:35Peter Kooreman, Joyce Jacobsen (University of Groningen and IZA)
 "Timing Constraints and the Allocation of Time: the Effects of Changing Shopping Hours Regulations in the Netherlands"

Discussant: Patricia Apps (University of Sydney and IZA)
12:45 - 13:45Lunch
13:45 - 14:45Stephen Jenkins (University of Essex and IZA)
 "Nobody to Play With? The Implications of Leisure Co-ordination"

Discussant: René Fahr (IZA)
14:45 - 15:30Summary discussion led by Dan Hamermesh (University of Texas and IZA) and Miron L. Straf (National Academy of Sciences)
15:30Adjournment

 

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