IZA - Conference Program


15th IZA/CEPR European Summer Symposium in Labour Economics

Organizers: Corrado Giulietti (IZA), Giuseppe Bertola (EDHEC Business School and CEPR), Josef Zweimüller (University of Zurich and IZA)
Location:Buch, Ammersee, Germany
Date:September 04, 2013 - September 08, 2013

Event Manager:

Elke Henn (IZA)


+++ presentation: 45 minutes +++ floor discussion: 15 minutes +++

Wednesday, September 04:

19:00       Dinner

Thursday, September 05:

11:15 - 11:30   Welcoming Remarks
Giuseppe Bertola (EDHEC Business School and CEPR)
Corrado Giulietti (IZA)
Josef Zweimüller (University of Zurich, CEPR and IZA)
11:30 - 12:30   Claudio Michelacci (CEMFI and CEPR), Hernan Ruffo (CEMFI, Madrid)
  "Optimal Life Cycle Unemployment Insurance"
12:30 - 13:30   Fatih Karahan (Federal Reserve Bank of New York), Marcus Hagedorn (Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna), Iourii Manovskii (University of Pennsylvania), Kurt Mitman (University of Pennsylvania)
  "Unemployment Benefits and Unemployment in the Great Recession: The Role of Macro Effects"
13:30 - 14:30   Lunch
14:30 - 15:30   Etienne Wasmer (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA), Laurent Gobillon (INED and IZA), Peter Rupert (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  "Ethnic Unemployment Rates and Frictional Markets"
15:30 - 16:30   Samuel Bentolila (CEMFI and CEPR), Gabriel Jimenez (Bank of Spain), Marcel Jansen (Autonomous University of Madrid), Sonia Ruano (Bank of Spain)
  "When Credit Dries Up: Job Losses in the Great Recession"
16:30 - 17:30   Deborah A. Cobb-Clark (University of Melbourne and IZA), Nikhil Jha (University of Melbourne)
  "Educational Achievement and the Allocation of School Resources"
19:00       Dinner

Friday, September 06:

09:00 - 10:00   Pietro Biroli (University of Chicago)
  "Gene and Economic Interaction in the Formation of Human Capital"
10:00 - 11:00   Jisoo Hwang (Harvard University)
  "Housewife, “Gold Miss,” and Equal: The Evolution of Educated Women’s Role in Asia and the U.S."
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30   Francis Kramarz (CREST-INSEE, CEPR and IZA), Marcus Eliason (IFAU), Lena Hensvik (IFAU), Oskar Nordström Skans (IFAU and IZA)
  "Coworker Networks and Firm-Level Job Creation"
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
13:30 - 14:30   Lídia Farré (IAE Barcelona (CSIC) and IZA)
  "The Healthy Immigrant Effect: Evidence from the Ecuadorian Exodus"
14:30 - 15:00   Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:30   Poster Session
        Michael Johannes Böhm (London School of Economics - CEP)
  "The Wage Effects of Job Polarization: Evidence from the Allocation of Talents"
        Xi Chen (Yale University)
  "Gender Imbalance and Parental Health-Compromising Behavior in Rural China"
        Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne, CEPR and IZA), Camille Landais (London School of Economics), Josef Zweimüller (University of Zurich, CEPR and IZA)
  "Market Externalities of Large Unemployment Insurance Extension Programs"
        Georg Graetz (London School of Economics - CEP), Andy Feng (London School of Economics)
  "Rise of the Machines: The Effects of Labor-saving Innovations on Jobs and Wages"
        Monika Merz (University of Vienna, CEPR and IZA), Alois Kneip (University of Bonn), Lidia Storjohann (University of Bonn )
  "Aggregation and Labor Supply Elasticities"
        Ricardo Estrada (Paris School of Economics), Jeremie Gignoux (Paris School of Economics)
  "Elite Schools and the Formation of Expectations of Returns to Education: Evidence from Mexico City"
        Jan Feld (Maastricht University), Dan Hamermesh (University of Texas at Austin and IZA), Nicolas Salamanca (Maastricht University)
  "Endophilia or Exophobia: Beyond Discrimination "
        Giulia Faggio (London School of Economics - CEP)
  "Relocation of Public Sector Workers: The Local Labour Market Impact of the Lyons Review"
        Aderonke Osikominu (University of Zurich and IZA), Benjamin Fuchs (University of Freiburg)
  "Quality Leisure Time and Youth Development: What Are the Effects of Sports?"
19:00       Dinner

Saturday, September 07:

09:00 - 10:00   Julien Prat (IAE Barcelona (CSIC) and IZA), Gabriel Felbermayr (IFO), Giammario Impullitti (Cambridge University)
  " Wage Inequality, Firm Dynamics, and International Trade"
10:00 - 11:00   Lorenz Götte (University of Lausanne, CEPR and IZA), Ernst Fehr (University of Zurich, CEPR and IZA), Marion Lienhard (University of Zurich)
  "Loss Aversion and Effort: Evidence from a Field Experiment"
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30   Patrick Arni (IZA), Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne, CEPR and IZA), Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Mannheim, CEPR and IZA)
  "Carrots & Sticks – How Do Policies and Programs Affect Job Seekers?"
12:30 - 14:30   Lunch
14:30 - 15:30   Mario Padula (University of Venice and CEPR), Erich Battistin (University of Padova and IZA), Michele De Nadai (University of Padova)
  "Unintended Consequences of Pension Reforms on Inter-Generational Fertility"
15:30 - 16:30   Nicola Pavoni (Bocconi University and CEPR), Gianluca Violante (New York University and CEPR), Ofer Setty (Tel Aviv University)
  "Search and Work in Optimal Welfare Programs"
18:00       Barbecue

Sunday, September 08:

        Departure after Breakfast


Patrick Arni (IZA)
Samuel Bentolila (CEMFI and CEPR)
Pietro Biroli (University of Chicago)
Michael Boehm (London School of Economics)
Xi Chen (Yale University)
Deborah Cobb-Clark (University of Melbourne and IZA)
Ricardo Estrada (Paris School of Economics)
Giulia Faggio (London School of Economics)
Lidia Farre (IAE-CSIC and IZA)
Jan Feld (Maastricht University)
Corrado Giulietti (IZA)
Lorenz Götte (University of Lausanne, CEPR and IZA)
Georg Graetz (London School of Economics)
Jisoo Hwang (Bank of Korea)
Fatih Karahan (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Francis Kramarz (CREST, CEPR and IZA)
Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne, CEPR and IZA)
Monika Merz (University of Vienna, CEPR and IZA)
Claudio Michelacci (CEMFI and CEPR)
Aderonke Osikominu (University of Zurich)
Mario Padula (University of Venice and CEPR)
Nicola Pavoni (Bocconi University and CEPR)
Julien Prat (IAE-CSIC, CEPR and IZA)
Etienne Wasmer (Sciences Po, Paris, CEPR and IZA)
Josef Zweimüller (University of Zurich, CEPR and IZA)

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