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14th IZA European Summer School in Labor Economics

Organizers: Anne C. Gielen (IZA), Konstantinos Tatsiramos (IZA)
Location:Buch/Ammersee, Germany
Date:May 16, 2011 - May 22, 2011

Event Manager:

Elke Henn (IZA)


Program

Monday, May 16:

12:00 - 14:00   Open Lunch
 
15:00 - 15:10   Welcome Address
 
15:10 - 16:40   Lecture:
 
        Shelly Lundberg (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
"Non-Unitary Models of the Household: Theory" - Lecture 1
 
16:40 - 17:00   Coffee Break
 
17:00 - 18:30   Lecture:
 
        Jean-Marc Robin (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
"Partial Equilibrium Search and Wage Posting" - Lecture 1
 
19:00       Dinner
 

Tuesday, May 17:

08:30 - 10:00   Lecture:
 
        Shelly Lundberg (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
"Non-Unitary Models of the Household: Evidence" - Lecture 2
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
10:30 - 12:00   Lecture:
 
        Jean-Marc Robin (Sciences Po,Paris and IZA)
"Sequential Auctions and Bargaining" - Lecture 2
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session A:
 
        Timo Hener (University of Munich)
  "Go Buy Yourself Something Nice! Labeling Effects on Consumption and Savings"
 
        Meryl Motika (University of California, Irvine)
  "Taste for Planning, Financial Planning and Wealth"
 
        Ricarda Schmidl (IZA), Marco Caliendo (IZA), Steffen Künn (IZA)
  "Fighting Youth Unemployment: The Effects of Active Labor Market Policies"
 
        Anna Raute (University College London), Christian Dustmann (University College London and IZA), Uta Schönberg (University College London and IZA)
  "The Effect of Public Child Care Attendance on Child Development – Evidence from a Large Expansion in Pre-primary Education"
 
        Lisa Jönsson (Stockholm University), Costas Meghir (University College London and IZA), Luigi Pistaferri (Stanford University and IZA)
  "Earnings Dynamics and Firm Level Shocks"
 
        Wolfgang Frimmel (University of Linz), Martin Halla (University of Linz and IZA), Rudolf Winter-Ebmer (University of Linz and IZA)
  "Marriage Subsidies and Divorce: An Analysis of Marginal Marriages"
 
15:30 - 15:50   Coffee Break
 
        Chair: Theodore Koutmeridis (University of Warwick)
 
15:50 - 16:25   Gioia De Melo (University of Siena)
  "Peer Effects Identified through Social Networks. Evidence from Uruguayan Schools"
  Discussant: David Kiss (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
 
        Chair: Susanne Forstner (European University Institute)
 
16:25 - 17:00   Jake Bradley (University of Bristol), Fabien Postel-Vinay (University of Bristol and IZA), Helene Turon (University of Bristol and IZA)
  "Public Sector Wage Policy and Labour Market Equilibrium: A Structural Model"
  Discussant: Angela Fiedler (University of Frankfurt)
 
        Chair: Marta Favara (Institute for Social and Economic Research)
 
17:00 - 17:35   Miriam Gensowski (University of Chicago), James J. Heckman (University of Chicago and IZA), Peter Savelyev (University of Chicago)
  "The Effects of Education, Personality, and IQ on Earnings of High-Ability Individuals"
  Discussant: Manudeep Bhuller (Statistics Norway)
 
19:00       Dinner
 

Wednesday, May 18:

08:30 - 10:00   Lecture:
 
        Shelly Lundberg (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
"Gender, Specialization, and Efficiency" - Lecture 3
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
10:30 - 12:00   Lecture:
 
        Jean-Marc Robin (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
"Sequential Auctions, Sorting and Renegotiation" - Lecture 3
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session B:
 
        Raphaela Hyee (Queen Mary University of London)
  "Education in a Marriage Market Model without Commitment"
 
        Marco Tonello (Catholic University Milan)
  "Peer Effects Between Native and Non-native Students: First Evidence from Italy"
 
        Daniel Borowczyk-Martins (University of Bristol), Fabien Postel-Vinay (University of Bristol and IZA), Grégory Jolivet (University of Bristol)
  "New Estimates of the Matching Function"
 
        Sylvain Weber (University of Geneva), Giovanni Ferro Luzzi (University of Geneva)
  "From Lifetime Jobs to Churning?"
 
        Judith Niehues (University of Cologne), Andreas Peichl (IZA)
  "Upper and Lower Bounds of Inequality of Opportunity"
 
        Katarina Borovickova (University of Chicago)
  "The Impact of Productivity Shocks on Hiring, Separations and Tenure Distribution"
 
15:30 - 15:50   Coffee Break
 
        Chair: Jan Sauermann (Maastricht University)
 
15:50 - 16:25   Stephen Kastoryano (University of Amsterdam), Bas van der Klaauw (VU University Amsterdam and IZA)
  "Dynamic Evaluation of Job Search Assistance"
  Discussant: Philipp Eisenhauer (University of Mannheim)
 
        Chair: Hanna Virtanen (Aalto University)
 
16:25 - 17:00   Pablo Lavado (CEMFI)
  "Conception and Contraception Failures in a Life Cycle Model of Fecundity, Fertility and Female Labor Supply"
  Discussant: Mathias Andre (Ecole Polytechnique Paris)
 
        Chair: Johan Egebark (Stockholm University)
 
17:00 - 17:35   Lina Marcela Cardona Sosa (University of Essex)
  "The Effect of Single Sex Schools on Individual Achievement"
  Discussant: Nina Guyon (Paris School of Economics)
 
19:00       Dinner
 

Thursday, May 19:

11:00 - 11:45   Invited Speech:
 
        Nikos Askitas (IZA)
  "The International Data Service Center of IZA"
 
12:00 - 13:30   Lunch and Video Conference to IZA Brown Bag Seminar
Speaker: Andrew J. Oswald (IZA)
 
13:45       Social Program
 
20:00       Dinner
 

Friday, May 20:

08:30 - 10:00   Lecture:
 
        Shelly Lundberg (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
"Marriage Markets" - Lecture 4
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
10:30 - 12:00   Lecture:
 
        Jean-Marc Robin (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
"Sequential Auctions and Business Cycle" - Lecture 4
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session C:
 
        David Kiss (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
  "The Impact of Peer Ability and Heterogeneity on Student Achievement: Evidence from a Natural Experiment"
 
        Angela Fiedler (University of Frankfurt)
  "Wage and Price Dispersion: On-the-job-search meets Monopolistic Competition"
 
        Manudeep Bhuller (Statistics Norway), Magne Mogstad (Statistics Norway and IZA), Kjell G. Salvanes (Norwegian School of Economics, IZA, CES-Ifo and CEE)
  "Life-Cycle Bias and the Returns to Schooling in Current and Lifetime Earnings"
 
        Theodore Koutmeridis (University of Warwick)
  "Microfoundations of Rising Experience Premia"
 
        Susanne Forstner (European University Institute)
  "On-the-Job Search, Mobility Costs, and Wage Inequality"
 
        Marta Favara (University of Essex)
  "The Cost to Act “Girly”: Gender Stereotypes and Educational Choices"
 
15:30 - 15:50   Coffee Break
 
        Chair: Anna Raute (University College London)
 
15:50 - 16:25   Pia Pinger (University of Mannheim), Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Mannheim and IZA)
  "A Validation Study of Intergenerational Effects of Early-Life Conditions on Offspring’s Economic and Health Outcomes Potentially Driven by Epigenetic Imprinting"
  Discussant: Timo Hener (University of Munich)
 
        Chair: Lisa Jönsson (Stockholm University)
 
16:25 - 17:00   Hannes Schwandt (Pompeu Fabra University)
  "Is Wealth Causing Health? Evidence from Stock Market Induced Wealth Shocks"
  Discussant: Meryl Motika (University of California, Irvine)
 
        Chair: Wolfgang Frimmel (University of Linz)
 
17:00 - 17:35   Italo Gutierrez (University of Michigan)
  "Does Unemployment Insurance Discourage Pre-emptive On-the-job Search? New Evidence from older American Workers"
  Discussant: Ricarda Schmidl (IZA)
 
19:00       Dinner
 

Saturday, May 21:

08:30 - 10:00   Lecture:
 
        Shelly Lundberg (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
"Psychological Traits and Family Behavior" - Lecture 5
 
10:00 - 10:30   Coffee Break
 
10:30 - 12:00   Lecture:
 
        Jean-Marc Robin (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
"Marriage Models with Search" - Lecture 5
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch
 
14:00 - 15:30   Poster Session D:
 
        Philipp Eisenhauer (University of Mannheim), James J. Heckman (University of Chicago and IZA), Edward Vytlacil (Yale University)
  "Generalized Roy Model and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Social Programs"
 
        Mathias Andre (Ecole Polytechnique Paris), Maxime Tô (Sciences Po Paris)
  "Investing in Human Capital: Impact of Specialization for New Arrivants in the Labor Market"
 
        Nina Guyon (Paris School of Economics), Francesco Avvisati (Paris School of Economics), Marc Gurgand (Paris School of Economics), Eric Maurin (Paris School of Economics and IZA)
  "Getting Parents Involved: A Field Experiment in Deprived Schools."
 
        Jan Sauermann (ROA, Maastricht University), Andries De Grip (ROA Maastricht University and IZA)
  "The Effects of Training on Own and Co-workers Productivity: Evidence from a Field Experiment"
 
        Hanna Virtanen (Aalto University), Lotta Väänänen (University of Mannheim)
  "Regional Supply of Education and Student Sorting"
 
        Johan Egebark (Stockholm University), Niklas Kaunitz (Stockholm University)
  "Labor Market Effects of Payroll Tax Exemptions"
 
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
 
        Chair: Sylvain Weber (University of Geneva)
 
16:00 - 16:35   Julia Bredtmann (University of Bochum)
  "The Intra-household Division of Labor: An Empirical Analysis of Spousal Influences on Individual Time Allocation"
  Discussant: Raphaela Hyee (Queen Mary University of London)
 
        Chair: Judith Niehues (University of Cologne and IZA)
 
16:35 - 17:10   Stijn Baert (Ghent University), Bart Cockx (Ghent University, Université catholique de Louvain, CESifo and IZA)
  "School results, school decisions and the transition from school to work: the role of ethnicity and language"
  Discussant: Marco Tonello (Catholic University Milan)
 
        Chair: Katarina Borovickova (University of Chicago)
 
17:10 - 17:45   Christian Lund (Northwestern University)
  "A Model of Jobless Recoveries"
  Discussant: Daniel Borowczyk-Martins (University of Bristol)
 
19:00       Dinner
 

Sunday, May 22:

        Departure after Breakfast
 




List of Participants

Mathias Andre (Ecole Polytechnique Paris)
Nikos Askitas (IZA)
Stijn Baert (Ghent University)
Manudeep Bhuller (Statistics Norway)
Katarina Borovickova (University of Chicago)
Daniel Borowczyk Martins (University of Bristol)
Jake Bradley (University of Bristol)
Julia Bredtmann (Ruhr University Bochum)
Lina Cardona Sosa (University of Essex)
Gioia de Melo (University of Siena)
Pia Dovern-Pinger (University of Mannheim and IZA)
Johan Egebark (Stockholm University)
Philip Eisenhauer (University of Mannheim and IZA)
Marta Favara (University of Essex)
Angela Fiedler (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Susanne Forstner (European University Institute, Florence)
Wolfgang Frimmel (University of Linz)
Miriam Gensowski (University of Chicago)
Anne Gielen (IZA)
Italo Gutierrez (University of Michigan)
Nina Guyon (Paris School of Economics)
Timo Hener (University of Munich)
Raphaela Hyee (Queen Mary University of London)
Lisa Jönsson (Stockholm University)
Stephen Kastoryano (University of Amsterdam)
David Kiss (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
Theodore Koutmeridis (University of Warwick)
Pablo Lavado (CEMFI, Madrid)
Christian Lund (Northwestern University)
Shelly Lundberg (University of California, Santa Barbara and IZA)
Meryl Motika (University of California, Irvine)
Judith Niehues (University of Cologne and IZA)
Anna Raute (University College London)
Jean-Marc Robin (Sciences Po Paris and IZA)
Jan Sauermann (ROA Maastricht University)
Ricarda Schmidl (IZA)
Hannes Schwandt (Pompeu Fabra University)
Uwe Sunde (University of St. Gallen and IZA)
Konstantinos Tatsiramos (IZA)
Marco Tonello (Catholic University Milan)
Hanna Virtanen (Aalto University)
Sylvain Weber (University of Geneva)
Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA and University of Bonn)

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