IZA - Conference Program


14th IZA/CEPR European Summer Symposium in Labour Economics (ESSLE)

Organizers: Giuseppe Bertola (EDHEC Business School), Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam and IZA), Josef Zweimüller (University of Zurich)
Location:Buch/Ammersee, Germany
Date:September 12, 2012 - September 16, 2012

Event Manager:

Elke Henn (IZA)


Wednesday, September 12:

19:00       Dinner

Thursday, September 13:

09:00 - 10:00   Olivier Charlot (University of Cergy-Pontoise), Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and IZA), Franck Malherbet (CREST and IZA)
  "Explaining the Spread of Temporary Jobs and Its Impact on Labor Turnover"
10:00 - 11:00   Juan J. Dolado (Carlos III University of Madrid), Salvador Ortigueira (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), Rodolfo Stucchi (Inter-American Development Bank)
  "Does Dual Employment Protection Affect TFP? Evidence from Spanish Manufacturing Firms"
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30   Regina T. Riphahn (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg ), Daniel D. Schnitzlein (DIW)
  "Wage Mobility in East and West Germany"
12:30 - 14:30   Lunch
14:30 - 15:30   Corrado Giulietti (IZA), Alpaslan Akay (IZA), Amelie F. Constant (DIW DC, George Washington University and IZA)
  "The Impact of Immigration on the Well-Being of Natives"
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
16:00 - 18:00   Poster Session A
    Wang-Sheng Lee (Deakin University ), David Johnston (Monash University)
  "Extra Status and Extra Stress: Are Promotions Good for Us"
    Luca Nunziata (University of Padua), Veronica Toffolutti (University of Padova)
  "The God Relinquished: Quasi-Experimental Evidence on Religious Beliefs and Smoking from the German Separation"
    Marcello Sartarelli (Institute of Education, London), Alessandro Tampieri (University of Bologna)
  "Do Performance Targets Affect Financial Support to Schools? Evidence from Discontinuities in Test Scores"
    Natalia Zinovyeva (Institute of Public Goods and Policies), Manuel Bagues (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and IZA)
  "It’s Not What You Know, But Who You Know: The Role of Connections in Academic Promotions"
    Natalia Danzer (IFO - Institute for Economic Research), Victor Lavy (Hebrew University, Jerusalem and IZA)
  "Parental Leave and Medium-Run Cognitive Child Outcomes: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from a Large Parental Leave Reform"
    Francesco Devicienti (University of Turin), Cristian Bartolucci (Collegio Carlo Alberto)
  "Better Workers Move to Better Firms: A Simple Test to Identify Sorting"
    Enrico Rettore (University of Padua), Erich Battistin (University of Padua and IZA), Carlos Lamarche (University of Oklahoma and IZA)
  "Latent Structure and Quantiles of the Treatment Effect Distribution"
19:00       Dinner

Friday, September 14:

09:00 - 10:00   Martin Ljunge (University of Copenhagen)
  "The Spirit of the Welfare State? Adaption in the Demand for Social Insurance"
10:00 - 11:00   Philippe Bracke (London School of Economics), Christian Hilber (London School of Economics), Olmo Silva (London School of Economics and IZA)
  "Homeownership and Entrepreneurship"
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30   Maia Güell (University of Edinburgh), Caterina Calsamiglia (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
  "Do Parents Choose the School for Their Children under the Boston Mechanism?: Evidence from Barcelona"
12:30 - 14:30   Lunch
14:30 - 15:30   Arnaud Chevalier (Royal Holloway, University of London), Olivier Marie (Maastricht University)
  "Crime after a Fertility Shock: Offending Behaviour of the ‘Children of the Wall’"
15:30 - 16:30   Bas ter Weel (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis), Tyas Prevoo (Maastricht University)
  "The Effect of Personality on Socio-Economic Outcomes: The Importance of Early Conscientiousness"
16:30 - 17:00   Coffee Break
17:00 - 18:30   Poster Session B
    Veruska Oppedisano (University of Turin), Ainhoa Aparicio (Collegio Carlo Alberto and IZA)
  "Fostering the Emancipation of Young People: Spain’s Rental Subsidy"
    Semih Tumen (Central Bank of Turkey)
  "Is Search Intensity Countercyclical"
    Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (San Diego State University), Christina Borra (University of Seville)
  "On the Differential Impact of the Recent Economic Downturn on Work Safety by Nativity: The Spanish Experience"
    Mathias Dolls (IZA), Olivier Bargain (University of Aix-Marseille II and IZA), Herwig Immervoll (World Bank and IZA), Dirk Neumann (IZA), Andreas Peichl (IZA), Nico Pestel (IZA), Sebastian Siegloch (IZA)
  "Tax Policy and Income Inequality in the U.S., 1978-2009: A Decomposition Approach"
    Bart H.H. Golsteyn (Maastricht University ), Hans Grönqvist (Stockholm University), Lena Lindahl (Stockholm University)
  "Time Preference, School Performance and Long-term Outcomes"
    Kristian Koerselman (University of Helsinki)
  "Incentives from Curriculum Tracking"
    Caitriona Logue (University College Dublin), Orla Doyle (University College Dublin), Seong Hyeok Moon (University of Chicago)
  "Measuring Investment in Human Capital Formation: An Experimental Analysis of Early Life Outcomes"
    Simen Markussen (Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research), Knut Roed (Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research and IZA)
  "Social Insurance Networks"
    Giovanni Sulis (University of Cagliari), Maurizio Conti (University of Genoa)
  "Human Capital, Employment Protection and Growth in Europe"
19:00       Dinner

Saturday, September 15:

09:00 - 10:00   Laszlo Goerke (University of Trier ), Markus Pannenberg (Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences and IZA)
  "Trade Union Membership and Sickness Absence: Evidence from a Sick Pay Reform"
10:00 - 11:00   Christian Haefke (Institute for Advanced Studies), Michael Reiter (IHS - Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna)
  "What Do Participation Fluctuations Tell Us About Labor Supply Elasticities"
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30   Javier Ortega (City University London), Esther Hauk (Institute for Ecomonic Analysis (IAE), Barcelona)
  "Schooling, Nation Building, and Industrialization"
12:30 - 14:30   Lunch
14:30 - 15:30   Kai Liu (Norwegian School of Economics)
  "Wage Risk, On-the-job Search and the Value of Job Mobility"
15:30 - 16:30   Kelly Ragan (Stockholm School of Economics)
  "Sex and the Single Girl: Cultural Persistence and the Pill"
18:00       Barbecue

Sunday, September 16:

        Departure after Breakfast

Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (San Diego State University and IZA)
Almut Balleer (IEES, Stockholm University)
Giuseppe Bertola (EDHEC Business School and CEPR)
Philippe Bracke (London School of Economics)
Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam and IZA)
Olivier Charlot (University of Cergy-Pontoise)
Arnaud Chevalier (Royal Holloway, University of London and IZA)
Natalia Danzer (Ifo Institute for Economic Research and IZA)
Francesco Devicienti (University of Turin)
Juan Dolado (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and IZA)
Mathias Dolls (IZA)
Corrado Giulietti (IZA)
Bart Golsteyn (Maastricht University and IZA)
Lazlo Görke (University of Trier and IZA)
Maia Güell (University of Edinburgh and IZA)
Frederick Guy (Birkbeck, University of London)
Christian Häfke (IHS - Institute of Advanced Studies, Vienna and IZA)
Kristian Koerselman (University of Helsinki)
Wang-Sheng Lee (Deakin University and IZA)
Kai Liu (Norwegian School of Economics (NHH))
Martin Ljunge (University of Copenhagen)
Caitriona Logue (University College Dublin)
Simen Markussen (Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research)
Luca Nunziata (University of Padova and IZA)
Veruska Oppedisano (University College London)
Javier Ortega (City University London and IZA)
Kelly Ragan (Stockholm School of Economics)
Enrico Rettore (University of Padova)
Regina Riphahn (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and IZA)
Marcello Sartarelli (Institute of Education, University of London)
Giovanni Sulis (University of Cagliari)
Semih Tumen (University of Chicago)
Bas ter Weel (CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Anlaysis and IZA)
Natalia Zinovyeva (CSIC Institute of Public Goods and Policies (IPP))
Josef Zweimüller (University of Zurich, CEPR and IZA)