IZA - Conference Program


Income Distribution, Health, and Social Insurance of an Ageing Population

Organizers: Martin Schellhorn (University of Kiel), Andrew M. Jones (University of York), Eddy van Doorslaer (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Location:University Club, Bonn
Date:September 26, 2005 - September 27, 2005

Event Manager:

Ulrike Maurer (IZA)



General format:
45 minutes sessions: max 30 min presentation; 5 min discussant; 10 min plenary discussion
30 minutes sessions: max 20 min presentation; 5 min dicussant; 5 min plenary discussion;
invited speakers sessions: 30 min presentation; 15 min plenary discussion

Sunday, September 25:
19:00 Dinner at Restaurant "Roses", Martinsplatz 2

Monday, September 26:

        Chairs: Andrew M. Jones (University of York) and Eddy van Doorslaer (Erasmus University)
09:00 - 09:45   Intro/Welcome/Overview/Objectives
09:00       Session I: Health and Labour I
09:45 - 10:30   Arie Kapteyn (University of Southern California and IZA*)), James P. Smith (RAND Corperation and IZA), Arthur van Soest (Tilburg University and IZA)
  "Self-reported Work Disability in the US and The Netherlands"
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee/Tea Break
11:00 - 11:45   Maarten Lindeboom (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and IZA*)), Ana Llena-Nozal (Free University Amsterdam), Bas van der Klaauw (Free University Amsterdam and IZA)
  "The Interrelation between Disability and Work and the Role of Health Shocks"
  Discussant: Regina T. Riphahn (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and IZA)
11:45 - 12:30   Eddy van Doorslaer (Erasmus University Rotterdam*)), Teresa Bago d'Uva (University of York), Maarten Lindeboom (Free University and IZA), Owen O'Donnell (University of Macedonia), Somnath Chatterji (WHO, Geneva)
  "Health Reporting Heterogeneity and Inequality"
  Discussant: Nigel Rice (University of York)
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch/Welcome at IZA
14:00       Session II: Health and Income and Inequality I
14:00 - 14:45   Tom Van Ourti (Erasmus School of Economics*)), Eddy van Doorslaer (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Xander Koolman (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  "Income, health and inequality trends in Europe"
  Discussant: Erik Schokkaert (KU Leuven)
14:45 - 15:30   Cristina Hernandez Quevedo (University of York*)), Andrew M Jones (DERS, University of York), Angel Lopez Nicolas (Universidad Pompeu Fabra & Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena), Nigel Rice (CHE, University of York)
  "Socioeconomic inequalities in health: a comparative longitudinal analysis using the ECHP"
  Discussant: Xander Koolman (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee/Tea Break
16:00 - 16:30   Ann Lecluyse (University of Antwerp*)), Tom Van Ourti (University of Antwerp)
  "The Relationship between Income and Health: Using Information on Separation Allowances to Single Out Causality from Correlation"
  Discussant: Brian Nolan (University College Dublin)
16:30 - 17:00   Marisol Rodriguez Martinez (University of Barcelona*))
  "Duration Models of Health Transitions in Spanish Adults"
  Discussant: Kamrul Islam (Lund University)
17:00       Closing
20:00       Conference Dinner at Restaurant "Ocean Paradise", Hans-Steger-Ufer 10, Beuel

Tuesday, September 27:

09:00       Session III: Health and Work II
09:00 - 09:45   Richard Disney (University of Nottingham*)), Carl Emmerson (Institute for Fiscal Studies, London), Matthew Wakefield (Institute for Fiscal Studies, London)
  "I11-Health and Retirement in Britain: A Panel-Data based Analysis"
09:45 - 10:30   Pilar Garcia-Gomez (Erasmus University Rotterdam*)), Angel Lopez Nicolas (Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena)
  "Health Shocks, Employment and Income in the Spanish Labour Market"
  Discussant: Jan Erik Askildsen (University of Bergen)
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee/Tea Break
11:00 - 11:45   Jorgen Lauridsen (University of Southern Denmark*)), Terkel Christiansen (University of Southern Denmark)
  "Impacts of Income, Health and Working Conditions on Work Leave"
  Discussant: Unto Häkkinen (Centre for Health Economics at Stakes - CHESS)
11:45 - 12:30   Brenda Gannon (ESRI, Dublin*))
  "The Influence of Economic Incentives on Reported Disability Status"
  Discussant: Martin Schellhorn (University of Kiel)
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
14:00       Session IV: Health and Income and Inequality II
14:00 - 14:45   Han Bleichrodt (Erasmus University Rotterdam*)), Eddy van Doorslaer (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  "A Welfare Economics Foundation for Health Inequality Measurement"
  Discussant: Alain Trannoy (EHESS, Paris)
14:45 - 15:30   Teresa Bago d'Uva (University of York*)), Andrew Jones (University of York), Eddy van Doorslaer (Erasmus University)
  "Health Care Utilization Inequality in ECHP"
  Discussant: Sergi Jimenez-Martin (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee/Tea Break
16:00 - 16:30   Astrid Grasdal (University of Bergen*))
  "Are the Old Wealthy Healthier?"
  Discussant: Lise Rochaix (University of Aix-Marseille II)
16:30 - 17:00   Sandy Tubeuf (Research and Information Institute for Health Economics - IRDES*)), Jusot Florence (IRDES), Rochaix Lise (IRDES GREQAM IDEP)
  "Income-Related Health Inequalities in France between 1998 and 2002: Comparing Trends with Alternative Health Indicators"
  Discussant: Diana De Graeve (University of Antwerp)
17:00       Closing
19:00       Conference Dinner at Brewery "Bönnsch", Sterntorbrücke 4

*) current affiliation

Wednesday, September 28:
(at Sternhotel, Meeting Room)

09:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:00

Business Meeting: Plans for Future
Coffee/Tea Break
Business Meeting (continued)