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IZA/Higher School of Economics Workshop: Labor Market Adjustment in the Commonwealth of Independent States, Central Asia and China in the Wake of the Great Recession

Organizers: Hartmut Lehmann (University of Bologna and IZA), Alexander Muravyev (St. Petersburg University GSOM and IZA ), Vladimir Gimpelson (CLMS, Higher School of Economics, Moscow and IZA), Rostislav Kapelyushnikov (CLMS, Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Location:Moscow, Russia
Date:October 05, 2012 - October 06, 2012

Event Manager:

Viola Hartmann (IZA)

Program

+++ presentation: 30 minutes +++ general discussion: 10 minutes +++

Friday, October 05:

 
08:30 - 09:00   Registration
 
 
09:00 - 09:10   Welcoming Remarks
Sergey Roshchin
(Vice-Rector of the Higher School of Economics, Moscow) and Hartmut Lehmann (Program Director of IZA)
 
 
        Session A: Fertility in Russia
  Chair: Alexander Muravyev (St. Petersburg University GSOM and IZA )
 
09:10 - 09:50   Fabian Slonimczyk (Higher School of Economics, Moscow), Anna Yurko (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
  "Assessing the Impact of the Maternity Capital Policy in Russia Using a Dynamic Stochastic Model of Fertility and Employment"
 
09:50 - 10:30   Maria Giulia Silvagni (University of Bologna)
  "Why Not the Second Child? An Economic Analysis of Fertility Behaviour of Russian Parents"
 
 
10:30 - 10:40   Coffee Break
 
 
        Session B: Migrants and their Behavior in Central Asia and Russia
  Chair: Anzelika Zaiceva (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and IZA)
 
 
10:40 - 11:20   Eugenia Chernina (Higher School of Economics, Moscow), Michael Lokshin (World Bank and Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
  "Tajik Work Migrants in Russia"
 
11:20 - 12:00   Bakhrom Mirkasimov (DIW Berlin ), Tanika Chakraborty (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and IZA), Susan Steiner (DIW Berlin and IZA)
  "Migration and Social Networks in Kyrgyzstan: Informal Transfers in the Sending Regions"
 
 
        Session C: Retirement and Consumption
  Chair: Zhong Zhao (Renmin University of China and IZA)
 
 
12:00 - 12:40   Marek Góra (Warsaw School of Economics and IZA)
  "The Political Economy of Pension Reform in Transition Countries"
 
12:40 - 13:20   Anton Nivorozhkin (Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg), Ludmila Nivorozhkina (Rostov State Economic University), Kamila Abazieva (Moscow State University of Technology and Management)
  "The Retirement Consumption Smoothing in Urban Russia"
 
 
13:20 - 14:20   Lunch
 
 
        Session D: Invited Policy Lecture
  Chair: Vladimir Gimpelson (CLMS, Higher School of Economics, Moscow and IZA)
 
14:20 - 15:00   Michal Rutkowski (World Bank, Country Director of the Russian Federation)
  "New Social Policy Challenges in Russia"
 
 
        Session E: Informality in Russia
  Chair: John S. Earle (George Mason University and IZA)
 
 
15:00 - 15:40   John Bennett (Brunel University and IZA), Hartmut Lehmann (University of Bologna and IZA), Anzelika Zaiceva (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and IZA)
  "Risk Attitudes and Informality, with an Application to Russia"
 
15:40 - 16:20   Andreas Wörgötter (OECD), Larisa Smirnych (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
  "Non-standard Labour Contracts in Russia: Prevalence, Dynamics and Determinants"
 
 
16:20 - 16:30   Coffee Break
 
 
        Session F: Minimum Wages in Russia
  Chair: Fabian Slonimczyk (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
 
 
16:30 - 17:20   Alexander Muravyev (St. Petersburg University GSOM and IZA ), Alexey Oshchepkov (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
  "Minimum Wages and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from the Emerging Economy of Russia"
 
17:20 - 18:00   Anna Lukiyanova (CLMS, Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
  "Effects of Minimum Wages on the Russian Wage Distribution"
 
 
18:15 - 19:00   Concert
John S. Earle plays Franz Schubert
 
 
 
19:00       Dinner
 
 

Saturday, October 06:

        Session J: Regional Convergence in Russia and Job Creation Effects of Lending in International Perspective
  Chair: Francesco Pastore (University of Naples II and IZA)
 
 
10:00 - 10:40   Elena Vakulenko (Higher School of Economics, Moscow), Sergei Guriev (New Economic School, Moscow)
  "Convergence among Russian Regions"
 
10:40 - 11:20   John S. Earle (George Mason University and IZA), J. David Brown (U.S. Bureau of Census and IZA)
  "The Job Creation Effects of Micro and Small Business Lending: Lessons for Labor Adjustment in the CIS from the Romanian and U.S. Experiences"
 
 
11:20 - 11:40   Coffee Break
 
 
        Session H: Economic Shocks and Job Insecurity
  Chair: Anna Lukiyanova (CLMS, Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
 
 
11:40 - 12:20   Olga Lazareva (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
  "Born in Transition: The Effect of Economic Shocks in Early Childhood on Health and Educational Outcomes"
 
12:20 - 13:00   Aleksey Oshchepkov (Higher School of Economics, Moscow), Michail Lokshin (World Bank and Higher School of Economics, Moscow), Vladimir Gimpelson (CLMS, Higher School of Economics, Moscow and IZA)
  "Explaining the Dynamics in Perceptions of Job Insecurity in Russia"
 
 
13:00 - 14:00   Lunch
 
 
        Session I: The Persistence of Poverty and Surviving During the Crisis
  Chair: Hartmut Lehmann (University of Bologna and IZA)
 
 
14:00 - 14:40   Francesco Pastore (University of Naples II and IZA)
  "«I Wish I had 100 Dollars a Month … » The Intergenerational Transfer of Poverty in Mongolia"
 
14:40 - 15:20   Zhong Zhao (Renmin University of China and IZA), Jing Liu (University of California, Los Angeles)
  "Who Survive During the Financial Crisis? Evidence from Chinese Urban Migrant Households"
 
 
15:20 - 15:40   Coffee Break
 
 
 
        Session G: Education and Labor Market Outcomes in Russia
  Chair: Rostislav Kapelyushnikov (CLMS, Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
 
 
15:40 - 16:20   Natalia Kyui (Paris School of Economics)
  "Expansion of Tertiary Education, Employment and Wages: Evidence from Russian Transition"
 
16:20 - 17:00   Anita V. Staneva (Swansea University), G. Reza Arabsheibani (Swansea University and IZA)
  "Returns to Education in Russia: Where there is Risky Sexual Behavior there is also an Instrument"
 
 
17:00 - 17:15   Concluding Remarks by the Organizers
 
 
 
19:00       Dinner
 




John Bennett (Brunel University and IZA)
Eugenia Chernina (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
John S. Earle (George Mason University and IZA)
Marek Góra (Warsaw School of Economics and IZA)
Vladimir Gimpelson (CLMS, Higher School of Economics, Moscow and IZA)
Sergei Guriev (New Economic School, Moscow)
Rostislav Kapelyushnikov (IMEMO and Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Natalia Kyui (Paris School of Economics)
Olga Lazareva (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Hartmut Lehmann (University of Bologna and IZA)
Anna Lukiyanova (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Bakhrom Mirkasimov (DIW Berlin)
Alexander Muravyev (St. Petersburg University GSOM and IZA)
Anton Nivorozhkin (Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg)
Aleksey Oshchepkov (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Francesco Pastore (University of Naples II and IZA)
Michal Rutkowski (World Bank, Country Director of the Russian Federation)
Maria Giulia Silvagni (University of Bologna)
Fabian Slonimczyk (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Larisa Smirnykh (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Anita V. Staneva (Swansea University)
Elena Vakulenko (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Nina Vishnevskaya(Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Andreas Wörgötter (OECD, Paris)
Anzelika Zaiceva (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and IZA)
Zhong Zhao (Renmin University of China and IZA)

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