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20 years of German unification: evidence on income convergence and heterogeneity
Heiko Peters*1, Tilman Brück2
1The German Council of Economic Experts, Germany, 2DIW, Humboldt University, IZA, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F1 - Wage & Employment Dynamics
A Dynamic Politico-Economic Model of Intergenerational Contracts
Francesco Lancia, Alessia Russo*
University of Bologna, Italy
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G6 - Search or OLG Models
Access to Flexible Working and Informal Care
Mark Bryan
University of Essex, United Kingdom
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F3 - Work Organisation
Active labor market policy by a profit maximizing firm
Ruud Gerards*1, Joan Muysken1, Riccardo Welters4
1Maastricht University, Netherlands, 2NSI, Netherlands, 3CofFEE Europe, Netherlands, 4James Cook University, Australia, 5CofFEE, Australia
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F7 - Company Training
Age at Preschool Entrance and Noncognitive Skills before School - An Instrumental Variable Approach
Martin Schlotter
Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C8 - Pre-school Education
Age effects on employment after first birth - A timing of events approach
Katrin Sommerfeld*1, Bernd Fitzenberger1, Susanne Steffes2
1Freiburg University, Germany, 2Center for European Economic Research ZEW, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B6 - Fertility & Labor Market
Age-specific production systems and employment duration
Bernhard Boockmann, Fries Jan*, Göbel Christian
ZEW, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F3 - Work Organisation
All in the Family: Does Family Smoking Cause Youth Initiation?
Laura Fumagalli*1, Dean Lillard2
1Iser, University of essex, United Kingdom, 2Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, United States
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A9 - Family Interactions & Health
Another Inconvenient Truth: Climate change and migration in sub-Saharan Africa
Luca Marchiori1, Jean-Francois Maystadt*1, Ingmar Schumacher1
1CORE, Belgium, 2Universite catholique de Louvain, Belgium, 3University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 4IRES, Belgium, 5Ecole Polytechnique Paris, France
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C1 - Development
Applying for and Staying on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in South Carolina
David Ribar*2, Christopher Swann1
1University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States, 2IZA, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E1 - Health and Socio-Economic Outcomes
Are all the good men fathers? Wage dynamics around childbirth
Astrid Kunze1
1Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Norway, 2IZA, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B6 - Fertility & Labor Market
Are Commuters in the EU Better Educated than Non-Commuters but Worse than Migrants?
Peter Huber
Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Austria
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B9 - Return Migration
Are employees at risk of layoff mentally more ill? The causal impact of fear of unemployment on psychological health
Arndt Reichert, Harald Tauchmann*
RWI, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Are the faithful happier? Happiness in Israel, Effects of Religion, Origin, and War
Bernard M.S. Van Praag2, Dmitri Romanov*1, Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell3
1Central Bureau of Statistics, Israel, 2University of Amsterdam, IZA, CESifo, DIW, Netherlands, 3Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (IAE-CSIC), Spain
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C7 - Well-being & Happiness
Are We Wasting Our Time At School? Causal Evidence of the Impact of Shortening Secondary School Duration
Bettina Buettner, Stephan L. Thomsen*
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E7 - Education
Average and distributional effects of the American Folic Acid Fortification: an evaluation in a quasi-experimental framework
Elena Fumagalli2
1University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, 2Universita' Ca Foscari, Italy
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D1 - Health Policy
Back to GDP: What is the Value-Added of Potential New Components of Welfare Measurement?
Christoph Schmidt1, Sonja Kassenboehmer*1
1RWI, Germany, 2Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A6 - Welfare Measurement
Birthweight of children born into households enrolled in conditional cash transfer programs: The case of Mexico's PROGRESA-Oportunidades.
Artemisa Flores Martinez
University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Breaking through the glass ceiling? - Gender differences in promotion patterns into CEO and Vice-director positions in Danish companies
Nina Smith1, Valdemar Smith1, Mette Verner*1
1Aarhus University, Denmark, 2Danish School of Media and Journalism, Denmark
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E3 - Gender & Careers
British Tax Credit Reform: Labour Market Outcomes and Beyond
Paul Fisher
University of Essex, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D4 - Labor Supply
Broke, ill, and obese: The causal effect of household debts on health
Matthias Keese, Hendrik Schmitz*
Ruhr Graduate School in Economics, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C2 - Socio-Economic Determinants of Health
Can Role Models Enhance Gender Equality on the Labor Market? Evidence from the Post-Unification Migration Experiment
Melanie Arntz1, Holger Bonin*1
1ZEW, Germany, 2University of Heidelberg, Germany, 3IZA, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E3 - Gender & Careers
Child Care Subsidies and Child Well-Being: An Instrumental Variables Approach
Chris Herbst1, Erdal Tekin*1
1Georgia State University, IZA, and NBER, United States, 2Arizona State University, United States
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C8 - Pre-school Education
Children of unknown fathers: Prevalence and outcomes in Sweden
Anders Björklund1, Karin Hederos Eriksson2, Marianne Sundström*1
1Stockholm University, Sweden, 2Stockholm School of Ecnomics, Sweden
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C4 - Intergenerational Transmission of Education
Children’s lifestyle and parents’ employment
Jane Greve*, Jens Bonke
Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, Denmark
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Children's Schooling and Parental Migration: Empirical Evidence on the "Left Behind" Generation in Albania
Gianna Claudia Giannelli1, Lucia Mangiavacchi*2
1Department of Economics, University of Florence, Italy, 2Department of Applied Economics, University of Balearic Islands, Spain
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A8 - Migration & Education
Circular Migration or Permanent Return: What Determines Different Forms of Migration?
Florin Vadean, Matloob Piracha*
University of Kent, United Kingdom
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B9 - Return Migration
Compulsory schooling and fertility in Europe
Nicole Schneeweis*, Margherita Fort, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D5 - Fertility
Compulsory Schooling Laws and Public Examination Reforms: Labour and Non-Labour Market Outcomes
Jonathan James
University of Essex, United Kingdom
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A7 - Education
Counterfactual decomposition of changes in wage distributions via quantile regressions with endogenous covariates
Elena Martinez-Sanchis1, Juan Mora1, Ilker Kandemir*2
1University of Alicante, Spain, 2University College London, United Kingdom
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A3 - Wage Growth
Conflict, economic shock and child labour in Palestine
Tushar Kanti Nandi1, Michele Di Maio*1
1University of Siena, Italy, 2University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C1 - Development
Consumption Growth and Inequality in a Heterogeneous Agent Model: Theory and Evidence from German Data
Runli Xie
Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G3 - Consumption
Crown Princes and Benjamins: Birth Order and Educational Attainment in East and West Germany
Martina Eschelbach
University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E7 - Education
Do Couples Bargain over Fertility? New Evidence Based on Child Preference Data
Timo Hener
Ifo Institute, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Do Dropouts Benefit from Training Programs? Korean Evidence Employing Methods for Continuous Treatments
Chung Choe*1, Alfonso Flores-Lagunes2, Sang-Jun Lee3
1CEPS/INSTEAD, Luxembourg, 2University of Florida, United States, 3Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training, Korea, Republic of
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E4 - Training Programs
Do Employers Discriminate by Gender? A Field Experiment in Female-Dominated Occupations
Alison Booth*, Andrew Leigh
Essex Univvesrity, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E3 - Gender & Careers
Do Employers Know Their Employees' Education?
Francesco Avvisati
Paris School of Economics, France
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D6 - Returns to Education
Do guns displace books? The impact of compulsory military service on the demand for higher education
Thomas Bauer1, Stefan Bender4, Alfredo Paloyo*2, Christoph Schmidt1
1RWI, Germany, 2Ruhr Graduate School in Economics, Germany, 3Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany, 4IAB, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B8 - School Choice
Do tropical typhoons smash community ties? Theory and Evidence from Vietnam
Yanos Zylberberg
Paris School of Economics, France
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Day-Care Attendance And Child Development: In How Far Does The Quality Matter?
Robert Bauchmuller*1, Mette Gørtz2, Astrid Würtz Rasmussen3
1Maastricht University, Graduate School of Governance, Netherlands, 2AKF Danish Institute of Governmental Research, Denmark, 3Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Denmark
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C8 - Pre-school Education
Determinants of efficiency in child care provision
Anna Monten*, Christian Thater
Ifo Institute for Economic Research Dresden Branch, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A5 - Fertility & Cild Care
Determinants of Maternity Leave Duration in Australia: Evidence from the HILDA Survey
Aydogan Ulker*, Cahit Guven
Deakin University, Australia
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C3 - Household & Family Structure
Determinants of Trade Union Membership in Great Britain During 1991-2003
Georgios Marios Chrysanthou
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B1 - Trade Unions & Minimum Wages
Defining Circumstances: Francs or Ranks, Does it Matter?
Arnaud Lefranc2, Nicolas Pistolesi*1, Alain Trannoy3
1Toulouse school of Economics, France, 2THEMA, Universite de cergy-pontoise, France, 3EHESS GREQAM, France
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E2 - Intergenerational Mobility
Demand shocks or mismatch: what's behind labour mobility?
Priscila Ferreira
University of Minho, Portugal
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C6 - Labor Mobility
Does gender matter for academic promotion? Evidence from a randomized natural experiment
Natalia Zinovyeva*1, Manuel Bagues2
1Foundation for Applied Economic Research (FEDEA), Spain, 2University Carlos III, Spain
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Does Granting Citizenship to Immigrant Children Affect Family Return Migration
Christoph Sajons
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B9 - Return Migration
Does the design of the Unemployment Insurance System increase labor market rotation in Spain?
Yolanda Rebollo
Pablo de Olavide, Spain
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C6 - Labor Mobility
Does the Ethnic Composition of Co-Workers Affect Wages?
René Böheim*1, Karin Mayr2
1Johannes Kepler University, Austria, 2University of Vienna, Austria
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B7 - Social Networks
Does Labour Diversity Affect Firm Performance?
Pierpaolo Parrotta*, Dario Pozzoli, Sanne Hiller, Mariola Pytlikova
Aarhus School of Business, Denmark
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G5 - Firm Organisation
Does Parents' Education Matter for Children's Education? Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Reforms in Germany
Marc Piopiunik
Ifo Institute, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C4 - Intergenerational Transmission of Education
Does subsidized employment help redundant workers to get a good quality job? A causal assessment of the Mobility Lists Programme in Italy.
Buligescu Bianca*, Borghans Lex, Dupuy Arnaud
Graduate School Of Governance, Netherlands
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G1 - Active Labor Market Policy
Does Uninsurance Affect the Health Outcomes of the Insured? Evidence from Heart Attack Patients in California
N. Meltem Daysal
Tilburg University, Netherlands
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F5 - Health Policy
Devolved immigration policy: will it work in Scotland? Evidence from Canada
Irene Mosca*, Robert Wright
University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E8 - Immigration Policy & Politics
Direct job creation in Germany revisited: Is it effective for welfare recipients and does it matter whether participants receive a wage?
Katrin Hohmeyer*, Joachim Wolff
Institute for Employment Research, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G1 - Active Labor Market Policy
Disease and Development Re-examined: The Effect of Life Expectancy on Economic Growth
Joannes Jacobsen
Danish National Center for Social Research, Denmark
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D8 - Growth
Distributional Changes in the Gender Wage Gap, 1994-2007
Mathias Sinning*1, Sonja Kassenboehmer1
1ANU, Australia, 2RWI, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B4 - Wage Differentials
Distributional effects of non-cash incomes in seven European countries
Panos Tsakloglou
Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D2 - Income Distribution
Early Retirement and Financial Incentives: Differences Between High and Low Wage Earners
Rob Euwals*1, Elisabetha Trevisan2
1CPB, Netherlands, 2Tilburg University, Netherlands, 3Netspar, Netherlands, 4IZA, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A1 - Retirement
Economic Conditions and Youth Crime
Yun-Shan Chan
Stony Brook University, United States
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G4 - "Criminal" activities
Economy wide risk diversification in a three-pillar pension system
Cai Cai Du*, Joan Muysken, Olaf Sleijpen
Maastricht University, Netherlands
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B2 - Pension Systems
Educational Assortative Mating and Individual Income Development: Results from Longitudinal Register Data in Sweden 1990-2005
Martin Dribe1, Paul Nystedt*1
1Lund University, Sweden, 2Linköping University, Sweden
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E5 - Marriage & Divorce
Educational Mismatch: Are High-Skilled Immigrants Really Working at High-Skilled Jobs and the Price They Pay If They Aren’t?
Barry Chiswick*1, Paul Miller2
1University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2Universaity of Western Australia, Australia
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B4 - Wage Differentials
Effects of Job Mobility on the Unemployment Risk
Arjan Heyma*, Jurriaan Prins
SEO Economic Research, Netherlands
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C6 - Labor Mobility
Effects of placements in outside home care on children’s health and education
Signe Frederiksen
Aarhus School of Business, Denmark
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Ethnic Heterogeneity and Inequality in the Spanish Labour Market
Catia Nicodemo
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Ethnic School Segregation and Second Generation Immigrants’ Human Capital
Martin Nordin
Department of Economics, Sweden
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Ethnicity, identity and discrimination among children
Jasmina Arifovic, Jane Friesen*, Andreas Ludwig, Steven Wright
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F6 - Migration
Empirical Analysis of Unemployment Insurance Take-up: the Importance of Sampling Scheme and Censoring
Sylvie Blasco*1, François Fontaine2, David Margolis3
1Aarhus School of Business, Denmark, 2Université de Strasbourg, BETA-CNRS, France, 3CES, CNRS, CREST, France
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B5 - Incentive Effects of Social Security Schemes
Employed and unemployed job seekers: Are they substitutes?
Simonetta Longhi*, Mark Taylor
University of Essex, United Kingdom
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A4 - Job Displacement & Unemployment
Estimates of Intergenerational Elasticities Based on Lifetime Earnings
Oivind A Nilsen1, Kjell Vaage2, Arild Aakvik*2, Karl Jacobsen3
1Norwegian School of Economics and BA, Norway, 2University of Bergen, Norway, 3Statistics Norway, Norway
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E2 - Intergenerational Mobility
Estimating the economies of scale of living together and the sharing rule in a collective household model
Michael Gerfin*1, Aline Bütikofer1
1University of Bern, Switzerland, 2IZA, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A2 - Income Pooling & Joint Taxation
Evolution of Instability on the French Labour Market During the Last Thirty Years
Romain Aeberhardt*, Claire Marbot
Crest-Insee, France
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F4 - Employment Structure
Family Background, Cultural Capital and Access to Higher Education in Canada
Ross Finnie*1, Richard Mueller2, Stephen Childs1
1University of Ottawa, Canada, 2University of Lethbridge, Canada
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B3 - Parents and Education
Food Prices and Overweight Patterns in Italy
Luca Pieroni1, Donatella Lanari1, Luca Salmasi*1
1Department of Economics, Finance and Statistics, University of Perugia, Italy, 2University of Rome-La Sapienza, Italy, 3University of Verona, Italy
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D1 - Health Policy
Fighting Youth Unemployment: The Effects of Active Labor Market Policies
Marco Caliendo, Steffen Kuenn*, Ricarda Schmidl
IZA, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Flexible employment, job flows and labour productivity
Marco Leonardi*2, Carlo Dell’Aringa1, Lorenzo Cappellari1
1Università Cattolica Milano, Italy, 2Università di Milano, Italy
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E9 - Special Forms of Employment
Flexicurity and wage dynamics over the life-cycle
Lorenzo Cappellari*1, Paul Bingley2, Niels Westergaard-Nielsen3
1Università Cattolica, Italy, 2The Danish National Centre for Social Research, Denmark, 3CCP, Aarhus School of Business, Denmark
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F1 - Wage & Employment Dynamics
Friends’ Networks and Transitions into Employment
Lorenzo Cappellari2, Konstantinos Tatsiramos*1
1IZA, Germany, 2Universita Cattolica, Italy
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B7 - Social Networks
Formal Education for Participants Above 40; Are there Really Positive Returns?
Anders Stenberg*1, Olle Westerlund2, Xavier de Luna2
1Stockholm university, Sweden, 2Umeå university, Sweden
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D6 - Returns to Education
Gender Differences in Careers
Sami Napari*, Antti Kauhanen
The Research Institution of the Finnish Economy, Finland
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B4 - Wage Differentials
Going the Gambler's Way - The Role of Individual Risk Attitudes in Occupational Choice
Ingo Isphording
University of Bochum, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Great Expectations: Past Wages and Unemployment Durations
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, René Böheim, Tom Horvath*
University of Linz, Austria
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A4 - Job Displacement & Unemployment
Has regularization programmes of illegal inmigrants a magnet-effect? Evidence from Spain
Gemma Larramona*, Marcos Sanso-Navarro
Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E8 - Immigration Policy & Politics
High and steady or low and rising? Vocational versus general education in life-cycle earnings
Frank Cörvers1, Hans Heijke2, Ben Kriechel1, Harald Pfeifer*3
1Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), Netherlands, 2Maastricht University, Netherlands, 3Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D6 - Returns to Education
High Unemployment in Germany: Why do Foreigners Suffer Most?
Wido Geis
ifo Institute for Economic Research, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D7 - Impact of Migration
Human Capital Diversification within the Household. Findings from Rural Tanzania.
Helene Bie Lilleør
Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, Denmark
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C3 - Household & Family Structure
Human Capital vs. Signaling: The German Reunification as a Natural Experiment
Ulf Rinne*1, Zhong Zhao1
1IZA, Germany, 2Renmin University of China, China
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A7 - Education
How do Roads Spread AIDS in Africa? A Critique of the Received Policy Wisdom
ELODIE DJEMAI
TOULOUSE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, France
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F2 - Epidemics & Mortality
How Does Early Child Care affect Child Development? Learning from the Children of German Unification
Christina Felfe*1, Rafael Lalive2
1University St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C8 - Pre-school Education
Identification Problems in GMM Estimation of the Covariance Structure of Earnings
Donal O'Neill, Olive Sweetman, Aedin Doris*
NUI Maynooth, Ireland
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C5 - Measuring Inequality & Segregation
If Seebohm Rowntree had Studied Sweden – How Poverty Changed in the City of Göteborg from 1925 to 2003
Bjorn Gustafsson*1, Birgitta Jansson1
1University of Gotehnburg, Sweden, 2Institute for teh Study of Labor (IZA), Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A6 - Welfare Measurement
Immigration and the Diffusion of Technology: The Huguenot Diaspora in Prussia
Erik Hornung
ifo Institute for Economic Research, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D7 - Impact of Migration
Immigrant Labour Market Outcomes: The Importance of Social Networks
Anna Piil Damm
Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Denmark
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G7 - Migration
Immigrants-Natives complementarities in production: evidence from Italy
Agnese Romiti
Tor Vergata University, Italy
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Impact of Industrialization on Relative Female Survival: Evidence from Trade Policies
Tanika Chakraborty
DIW Berlin, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C1 - Development
Incentive Effects of Unemployment Insurance Savings Accounts: Evidence from Chile
Gonzalo Reyes2, Milan Vodopivec2, Jan van Ours*1
1Tilburg University, Netherlands, 2World Bank, United States
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B5 - Incentive Effects of Social Security Schemes
Income Pooling by Couples as Compensation for Work in Household Production
Jens Bonke2, Shoshana Grossbard*1, Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes1
1San Diego State U, United States, 2Rockwool Foundation, Denmark
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A2 - Income Pooling & Joint Taxation
Individual Income and Remaining Life Expectancy at the Statutory Retirement Age of 65 in the Netherlands
Adriaan Kalwij1, Rob Alessie3, Marike Knoef*2
1Utrecht University, Netherlands, 2Tilburg University, Netherlands, 3Groningen University, Netherlands
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F2 - Epidemics & Mortality
Inequality of Opportunity for Education: The case of Turkey
Jérémie Gignoux*, Francisco Ferreira
Paris School of Economics, France
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Inequality in pupils’ educational attainment: How much do family and neighbourhood matter?
Cheti Nicoletti, Birgitta Rabe*
University of Essex, Institute for Social and Economic Research, United Kingdom
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B3 - Parents and Education
Intertemporal Substitution in Labor Force Participation: Evidence from Policy Discontinuities
Andrea Weber*1, Dayanand Manoli2
1RWI Essen, Germany, 2UCLA, United States
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D4 - Labor Supply
Intergenerational earnings mobility and the inheritance of employers
Miles Corak*1, Patrizio Piraino1
1University of Ottawa, Canada, 2Statistics Canada, Canada
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E2 - Intergenerational Mobility
Intra-Firm Wage Differentials between German and Non-German Employees
Miriam Beblo1, Clemens Ohlert*1, Elke Wolf2
1Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany, 2University of Applied Sciences Munich, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D3 - Discrimination
Is Grade Repetition a Second Chance?
Elodie Alet
Toulouse School of Economics, France
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E7 - Education
Is the Glass Ceiling Cracking in Denmark? The Gender Pay Gap in Top Corporate Jobs
Nina Smith*1, Valdemar Smith2, Mette Verner2
1Aarhus University, Denmark, 2Aarhus School of Business, Denmark
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E3 - Gender & Careers
Is Posner right? An empirical test of the Posner argument for transferring health spending from old women to old men
Christoph Wunder*1, Johannes Schwarze2
1University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 2University of Bamberg, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D1 - Health Policy
Job changes, wage changes, and pension portability
Erik Hernæs1, John Piggott2, Ola Lotherington Vestad*1, Tao Zhang1
1Frisch Centre, Norway, 2University of New South Wales, Australia
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A3 - Wage Growth
Labour Market Assimilation and Over-Education: The Case of Immigrant Workers in Italy
Carlo Dell'Aringa2, Laura Pagani*1
1Università di Milano Bicocca, Italy, 2Università Cattolica, Italy
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A8 - Migration & Education
Labor Market Entry Conditions, Wages and Job Mobility
Thomas K. Bauer*, Ronald Bachmann, Peggy David
RWI, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C6 - Labor Mobility
Labour Market Status and Migration Dynamics
Govert Bijwaard
NIDI, Netherlands
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C9 - Migration Flows
Language Fluency of Immigrants and Ethnic Concentration in Germany
Firat Yaman*1, Alexander Danzer1
1IAB, Germany, 2University of Texas, Austin, United States, 3Royal Holloway College, United Kingdom
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G7 - Migration
Long-Term Impact of Active Labour Market Policy: Evidence from a Social Experiment in Denmark
Sylvie Blasco*2, Michael Rosholm1
1Aarhus University, Aarhus School of Business, CIM, IZA, Denmark, 2Aarhus School of Business, CIM, Denmark
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G1 - Active Labor Market Policy
Low educational attainment in Portugal – intergenerational transmission of a big problem.
Pedro Telhado Pereira1
1CEEAplA, Portugal, 2IZA, Germany, 3CEPR, United Kingdom
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C4 - Intergenerational Transmission of Education
Marginal Benefit Incidence of Public Health Spending: Evidence from Indonesian sub-national data
Ioana Kruse3, Menno Pradhan2, Robert Sparrow*1
1International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E1 - Health and Socio-Economic Outcomes
Marriage Subsidies and Divorce: An Analysis of Marginal Marriages
Wolfgang Frimmel*, Martin Halla, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E5 - Marriage & Divorce
Modeling the Italian female labour market participation with infertility shocks
Concetta Rondinelli*, ROberta Zizza
Bank of Italy, Italy
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B6 - Fertility & Labor Market
Measuring segregation when units are small: a parametric – yet useful – approach
Roland Rathelot2
1CREST, France, 2DARES, France
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C5 - Measuring Inequality & Segregation
Microeconomic Determinants of Turkish Worker Remittances: Survey Results for Turkish Migrants in France
Elif UNAN
CEPN (Université Paris Nord), France
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F6 - Migration
Migration After the 1997 Indonesian Crisis: Did Economic Losers Move?
Abla Safir*1, Kathleen Beegle2
1OECD, France, 2World Bank, United States
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C9 - Migration Flows
Migration and Networks: does education matter more than gender?
Michel Beine, Sara Salomone*
ECON IRES, Belgium
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C9 - Migration Flows
Migration Background and School Tracking: Is there a Double Disadvantage for Second-Generation Immigrants?
Elke Luedemann*, Guido Schwerdt
Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G7 - Migration
Minimum Wage and Staying-on Rates in Education for Teenagers in the UK
Augustin de Coulon*1, Elena Meschi2, Jonathan Wadsworth3
1King's College London, United Kingdom, 2Institute of Education, London, United Kingdom, 3Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B1 - Trade Unions & Minimum Wages
Natural Experiment Evidence on the Effect of Migration on Blood Pressure and Hypertension
John Gibson2, David McKenzie3, Steven Stillman*1, Halahingano Rohorua2
1Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, New Zealand, 2University of Waikato, New Zealand, 3World Bank, United States
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C2 - Socio-Economic Determinants of Health
Nonparametric Bounds on Returns to Schooling: Overcoming Ability and Selection Bias
Juergen Meinecke*, Martine Mariotti
Australian National University, Australia
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D6 - Returns to Education
On the Reform of a Firm’s Hierarchical Workplace
Gerard Pfann1, Ben Kriechel*1
1Maastricht University, Netherlands, 2IZA, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G5 - Firm Organisation
One Last Puff? Public Smoking Bans and Smoking Behavior
Thomas Siedler*, Silke Anger, Michael Kvasnicka
DIW Berlin and University of Essex, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G4 - "Criminal" activities
Optimal choice of health and retirement in a life cycle model
Michael Kuhn1, Stephan Wrzaczek2, Gustav Feichtinger2, Alexia Prskawetz*2
1Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna Institute of Demography, Austria, 2Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Mathematical Methods in Economics, Austria
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A1 - Retirement
Overemployment, Underemployment and the opportunity cost of time: Building policy agendas for developing economies
Thomas BARRE
University f Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, France
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C1 - Development
Public health care, private health investments and their interaction: a normative approach
Lars Lønstrup
University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F5 - Health Policy
Public Sector Employment in an Equilibrium Search and Matching Model
James Albrecht*, Susan Vroman
Georgetown University, United States
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G6 - Search or OLG Models
Public-Private pay differentials in Vietnam
Clement Imbert
Paris School of Economics, France
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D2 - Income Distribution
Peer Effects in Fertility - The Effect of Children in the Neighborhood
Marie Louise Schultz-Nielsen1
1Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, Denmark, 2IZA, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D5 - Fertility
Potential benefit duration in multi-spell unemployment
Jan C. Van Ours2, Sander Tuit*1
1CentER, Department of Economics, Tilburg University, Netherlands, 2CentER, Department of Economics, Tilburg University, University of Melbourne and CEPR, Australia
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Pension reform with variable retirement age - A simulation analysis for Germany
Hans Fehr, Manuel Kallweit*, Fabian Kindermann
University of Wuerzburg, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B2 - Pension Systems
Pensions and Fertility: Back to the Roots The Introduction of Bismarck's Pension Scheme and the European Fertility Decline
Robert Fenge2, Beatrice Scheubel*1
1Center for Economic Studies, University of Munich, Germany, 2University of Rostock, Germany, 3CESifo, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A5 - Fertility & Cild Care
Performance Pay and the Gender Wage Gap in Spain
Sara De la Rica*1, Juan José Dolado2, Raquel Vegas3
1Universidad del País Vasco, Spain, 2Universidad Carlos III, Spain, 3FEDEA, Spain
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B4 - Wage Differentials
Piece Rates and Workplace Injury: Does Survey Evidence Support Adam Smith?
Keith Bender2, Colin Green*1, John Heywood2
1Lancaster University, United Kingdom, 2University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G2 - Compensating Wage Differentials
“Piloting the nation: What do we learn from pilot interventions?”
Arnaud Chevalier*2, Vincent O' Sullivan1
1University of Warwick, United Kingdom, 2Royal Holloway, United States
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A7 - Education
Polarization and Rising Wage Inequality - Comparing the U.S. and Germany
Dirk Antonczyk*1, Thomas DeLeire2, Bernd Fitzenberger1
1University of Freiburg, Germany, 2University of Wisconsin - Madison, United States
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C5 - Measuring Inequality & Segregation
Police and Thieves in the Stadium
Olivier Marie
Maastricht University, Netherlands
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G4 - "Criminal" activities
Political Implications of Immigration
Martin Halla*1, Alexander Wagner2, Josef Zweimüller2
1University of Linz, Austria, 2University of Zurich, Switzerland
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E8 - Immigration Policy & Politics
Population aging and endogenous economic growth
Klaus Prettner
Austrian Academy of Sciences - Vienna Institute of Demography, Austria
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D8 - Growth
Population Trends and Household Welfare in Australia: A Stochastic Dominance Approach to Analysis
Rebecca Valenzuela*, Hooi-Hooi Lean
Monash University, Australia
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A6 - Welfare Measurement
Population, Innovation, Competition and Growth with and without Human Capital
Alberto Bucci
University of Milan, Italy
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D8 - Growth
Product market competition and the minimum wage
Ronald Bachmann, Thomas Bauer, Hanna Kroeger*
Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B1 - Trade Unions & Minimum Wages
Productivity, wages and the returns to firm-providing training: who is grabbing the biggest share?
Ana Lopes*1, Paulino Teixeira2
1Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Portugal, 2GEMF, Faculdade de Economia, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F7 - Company Training
Prenatal Ramadan Fasting and Academic Outcomes
Douglas Almond1, Bhashkar Mazumder2, Reyn Van Ewijk*3
1Columbia University, United States, 2Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, United States, 3University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E1 - Health and Socio-Economic Outcomes
Private wealth and planned early retirement: An empirical analysis for the Netherlands 1994-2008
Raun van Ooijen*1, Mauro Mastrogiacomo1, Rob Euwals1
1CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, Netherlands, 2Netspar, Netherlands, 3IZA, Germany, 4VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A1 - Retirement
Race and Income Distribution: Evidence from the US, Brazil and South Africa
Carlos Gradín
Universidade de Vigo, Spain
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D3 - Discrimination
Reducing the excess burden of subsidizing the stork: joint taxation, individual taxation, and family tax splitting
Volker Meier*1, Matthias Wrede2
1Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Germany, 2University of Marburg, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A2 - Income Pooling & Joint Taxation
Referral-based Job Search Networks
Albrecht Glitz*1, Christian Dustmann2, Uta Schönberg1
1Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE, Spain, 2UCL and CReAM, United Kingdom, 3UCL and IAB, United Kingdom
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B7 - Social Networks
Retirement choices in Italy: what an option value model tells us
Michele Belloni*1, Rob Alessie1
1CeRP - Collegio Carlo Alberto, Italy, 2University of Groningen, Netherlands, 3Netspar, Netherlands, 4Tinbergen Institute, Netherlands
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A1 - Retirement
Return migration and entrepreneurship in rural China: The case of Wuwei county
Hui Xu*, Sylvie Démurger
Group d’Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C9 - Migration Flows
Return Migration ans Occupational Choice
Matloob Piracha1, Florin Vadean*2
1University of Kent, United Kingdom, 2University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B9 - Return Migration
Returns to Company Training - Evidence from a New Approach Using Quasi Experimental Data
René Fahr*1, Sabine Simons3
1University of Paderborn, Germany, 2IZA, Germany, 3Sparkasse KölnBonn, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F7 - Company Training
Reservation Wages of First and Second Generation Migrants
Amelie F. Constant2, Annabelle Krause*1, Ulf Rinne1, Klaus F. Zimmermann1
1IZA, Germany, 2DIW DC, United States
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F6 - Migration
Residential segregation dynamics in an ageing region - the Rhine-Ruhr conurbation as a case study
Uwe Neumann
RWI Essen, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F4 - Employment Structure
Right-Wing Extremism and the Well-Being of Immigrants
Andreas Knabe*1, Steffen Rätzel2, Stephan Thomsen2
1Free University Berlin, Germany, 2Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E8 - Immigration Policy & Politics
Social Interactions at the Workplace: Exploring Sickness Absence Behavior
Kjell Vaage, Karsten Rieck*, Tor Helge Holmås
University of Bergen, Norway
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A9 - Family Interactions & Health
Social Jealousy and Stigma: Negative Externalities of Social Assistance Payments in Germany
John Haisken-DeNew*2, Sonja Kassenboehmer1
1RWI, Germany, 2Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B5 - Incentive Effects of Social Security Schemes
Social Networks, Job Search Methods and Reservation Wages: Evidence for Germany
Marco Caliendo1, Ricarda Schmidl*1, Arne Uhlendorff2
1Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Germany, 2University of Mannheim, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B7 - Social Networks
Social Security, Child Support and Fertility
Mikko Puhakka1, Matti Viren*1
1University of Pennsylvania, United States, 2University of Turku, Finland
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A5 - Fertility & Cild Care
Student Sorting: The Effects of Immigration
Lucila Berniell
University Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D7 - Impact of Migration
Self-Employment, Education, and Employment Protection
Florian Baumann*, Tobias Brändle
Eberhard Karls University, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E9 - Special Forms of Employment
Sexual Prejudices, Discrimination and Segregation
Erik Plug*, Dinand Webbink, Nick Martin
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D3 - Discrimination
Sex-Selective Abortion in India: Inference from matching trends in conditional sex ratios with trends in availability of ultrasound
Sonia Bhalotra*, Tom Cochrane
University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D5 - Fertility
Shocks and Household Repayment Behaviour in the EU
Charles Grant
Reading University, United Kingdom
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G3 - Consumption
Shocks in Retirement Expectations and Subjective Well-being: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Raymond Montizaan*, Maarten Vendrik
Maastricht University, Netherlands
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C7 - Well-being & Happiness
Shift Work, Compensating Wage Differentials and the Impact on Leisure
Juliane Scheffel
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G2 - Compensating Wage Differentials
Short-Term Training Programs for Immigrants: Do Effects Differ from Natives and Why?
Alisher Aldashev1, Stephan L. Thomsen2, Thomas Walter*3
1Kazakh-British Technical University of Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2University of Magdeburg, Germany, 3ZEW Centre for European Economic Research, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E4 - Training Programs
Size Matters: The Impact of Changes in Household Structure on Income Distribution in Germany
Andreas Peichl1, Nico Pestel*1, Hilmar Schneider1
1IZA, Germany, 2University of Cologne, Germany, 3DIW, Germany, 4ISER, United Kingdom, 5CESifo, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D2 - Income Distribution
Son Preference, Gender Composition, and Parental Time Allocation: Evidence from Rural China
Yi Fan*2, Junjian Yi1, Junsen Zhang1
1The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2The London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E6 - Time Allocation
Spillovers of Health Education at School on Parents' Health Lifestyles
Lucila Berniell, Dolores de la Mata*, Nieves Valdés
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Too far to go? Does distance determine study choices?
Stefan Wolter*1, Stefan Denzler2
1University of Bern, Switzerland, 2Swiss Coordination Centre for Research in Education, Switzerland
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B8 - School Choice
Too Much or Too Little Immigration? Evidence From the Non-Tradable Services Sector
Viki Nellas*2, Elisabetta Olivieri1
1Department of Economic Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy, 2Departement de Sciences Sociales, Universitè Toulouse 1, France, 3Bank of Italy, Italy
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Temporary Layoffs and Incomplete Worker Attachment in Search Equilibrium
Anna Chizhova
University of Konstanz, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G6 - Search or OLG Models
The Allocation of Time Over Decades: A Cross-Country Analysis
Jose Ignacio Gimenez-Nadal*1, Almudena Sevilla-Sanz2
1University of Zaragoza, Spain, 2University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E6 - Time Allocation
The causal effect of health on income: quasi-experimental evidence from commuting accidents
Martina Zweimüller*, Martin Halla
Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E1 - Health and Socio-Economic Outcomes
The causal effect of income on health: Investigating a policy reform in Austria
Mario Schnalzenberger
Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C2 - Socio-Economic Determinants of Health
The consequences of being different - Statistical discrimination and the school-to-work transition
Barbara Mueller*2, Stefan C. Wolter1
1University of Bern, Switzerland, 2Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, Switzerland
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
The consequences of own and spousal disability on labor market outcomes and subjective well-being: Evidence from Germany
Nils Braakmann
Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A6 - Welfare Measurement
The Dynamics of Household Membership and Labour Supply Decisions of Young Adults in Britain: A Panel Data Approach
Serkos Manoukian
University of Essex, United Kingdom
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F1 - Wage & Employment Dynamics
The Economics of Screening
Franz Hackl, Martin Halla, Michael Hummer*, Gerald Pruckner
University of Linz, Austria
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F5 - Health Policy
The Eect of Property Division Laws on Spouses' Labor Supply: Evidence from Spain
Pablo Brassiolo
University Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E6 - Time Allocation
The effect of accountability policies in primary education in Amsterdam
Dinand Webbink*, Victoria Chorny
CPB, Netherlands
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B8 - School Choice
The Effect of Divorce Laws on Fertility
Miriam Marcén, Héctor Bellido*
Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
The Effect of Education on Marital Status and Partner Characteristics: Evidence from the UK
Dan Anderberg1, Yu Zhu*1
1Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom, 2University of Kent, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E5 - Marriage & Divorce
The Effect of Neighborhood Unemployment on Individual Employment Probability in Germany
Thomas K. Bauer1, Michael Fertig2, Matthias Vorell*1
1RWI, Germany, 2ISG, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D4 - Labor Supply
The Effect of Parental Involvement Laws on Youth Suicide
Joseph Sabia*1, Daniel Rees2
1American University, United States, 2University of Colorado Denver, United States
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F2 - Epidemics & Mortality
The effect of private health insurance on medical care utilization and self-assessed health in Germany
Tobias Klein*1, Patrick Hullegie1
1Tilburg University, Netherlands, 2Netspar, Netherlands
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D1 - Health Policy
The effect of same-sex marriage laws on different-sex marriage: Evidence from the Netherlands
Mircea Trandafir
Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E5 - Marriage & Divorce
The Effect of Subsidized Employment on Happiness: Evidence from Germany
Benjamin Crost
University of California, Berkeley, United States
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C7 - Well-being & Happiness
The effect of school choice on pupil test scores: Evidence from Dutch reform data
Monique De Haan*1, Edwin Leuven2, Hessel Oosterbeek1
1Amsterdam School of Economics, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2ENSAE-CREST, France
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
The effect of self-assessed job security on the demand for medical rehab
Boris Augurzky, Arndt Reichert*, Harald Tauchmann
RWI, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C2 - Socio-Economic Determinants of Health
The effects of expanding the generosity of the statutory sickness insurance system
Nicolas Ziebarth*, Martin Karlsson
DIW Berlin, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B5 - Incentive Effects of Social Security Schemes
The Effects of Job Displacement on the Onset and Progression of Diabetes
Annette Bergemann*1, Erik Gronqvist2, Soffia Gudbjornsdottir3
1University of Mannheim, Germany, 2IFAU, Sweden, 3NHV, Sweden
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A4 - Job Displacement & Unemployment
The Employment Effect of Increasing Disability Benefits: A Regression Discontinuity Approach
Judit Vall Castello*3, Olivier Marie1
1Maastricht University, Netherlands, 2Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), Netherlands, 3Maastricht Graduate School of Governance, Netherlands, 4Centre for Economic Performance, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D4 - Labor Supply
The Employment of Young Mothers after Birth – Recent Developments and their Determinants in East and West Germany
Barbara Hanel, Regina T. Riphahn*
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A5 - Fertility & Cild Care
The Heterogeneous Effects of Training Incidence and Duration on Labor Market Transitions
Bernd Fitzenberger, Aderonke Osikominu, Marie Paul*
Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E4 - Training Programs
The Heterogeneous Labor Market Effects of Immigration
Mathis Wagner
Collegio Carlo Alberto, Italy
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D7 - Impact of Migration
The Impact of the 2008 Recession on Intra-Monthly Consumption: Clean Evidence of Time Inconsistency.
Francesco Manaresi
University of Bologna, Italy
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G3 - Consumption
The Impact of the French Entreprise Zones on Employment, Business Creations and Pre-existing Businesses
Roland Rathelot2, Patrick Sillard3, Pauline Givord*1
1INSEE-CREST, France, 2INSEE-CREST- DARES, France, 3INSEE-CREST- SG-CIV, France
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F4 - Employment Structure
The Impact of ICT Investments on the Relative Demand for High-, Medium-, and Low-Skilled Workers: Industry versus Country Analysis
Dorothee Schneider
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G5 - Firm Organisation
The Impact of Teenage Motherhood on the Education and Fertility Decisions of Their Children: Evidence for Europe
Maria Navarro Paniagua*, Ian Walker
Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D5 - Fertility
The Implications of Changing Employment Protection: Evaluating the 1999 UK Unfair Dismissal Reform
Veronica Toffolutti
University of Padua, Italy
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
The Implications of Cultural Background on Labour Market Choices: the Case of Religion and Entrepreneurship
Luca Nunziata*, Lorenzo Rocco
University of Padua, Italy
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E9 - Special Forms of Employment
The importance of economic development related to fertility in OECD countries.
Angela Luci*, Olivier Thévenon
INED, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B6 - Fertility & Labor Market
The Importance of the Distance to a Non-Residential Parent - An analysis of Children's Health, Behavior, and Educational Outcomes
Astrid Würtz Rasmussen*1, Leslie S. Stratton1
1Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Denmark, 2Virginia Commonwealth University, United States
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A9 - Family Interactions & Health
The Influence of Parents and Peers on Pupils: A Randomized Experiment
Francesco Avvisati*, Marc Gurgand, Nina Guyon, Eric Maurin
Paris School of Economics, France
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B3 - Parents and Education
The Intra-household Division of Labor: An Empirical Analysis of Spousal Influences on Individual Time Allocation
Julia Bredtmann1
1Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, 2Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI), Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E6 - Time Allocation
The Long-term Effects of Higher Track School Attendance
Christian Dustmann1, Patrick Puhani*2, Uta Schönberg1
1University College London, United Kingdom, 2Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B8 - School Choice
The long-term impact of job displacement in Germany during the 1982 recession on earnings, income, and employment
Johannes F. Schmieder1, Till von Wachter1, Stefan Bender*1
1Columbia University, United States, 2Institute for Employment Research, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A4 - Job Displacement & Unemployment
The more the merrier? The impact of longer high school on performance in college
Katja Görlitz, Marcus Tamm*
RWI Essen, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E7 - Education
The public sector pay gap in Italy
Domenico Depalo*, Raffaela Giordano
Bank of Italy, Italy
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D2 - Income Distribution
The perception of the income tax: Evidence from Germany
Denis Beninger
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A2 - Income Pooling & Joint Taxation
The Physiological Foundations of the Wealth of Nations
Holger Strulik*, Carl-Johan Dalgaard
University of Hannover, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D8 - Growth
The Relationship between Education and Smoking: Evidence from a Life-Cycle Model
Kevin Thom1, Steffen Reinhold*1
1New York University, United States, 2MEA, University of Mannheim, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
The rise and fall of intergenerational earnings mobility in France over the last half century
Arnaud Lefranc
Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E2 - Intergenerational Mobility
The Signaling Value of Central School Exams
Guido Schwerdt*, Ludger Woessmann
Ifo Insitute, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A7 - Education
The Third Pillar in Europe: Institutional Factors and Individual Decisions
Julia Le Blanc1
1Deutsche Bundesbank, Germany, 2Gothe-University, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B2 - Pension Systems
The welfare use of immigrants and natives in Germany
Christoph Wunder*1, Monika Sander2, Regina Riphahn1
1University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 2University of Bamberg, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
"They all look the same to me" Cognitive Biases in Cross-Race Re-identification and Discrimination
Michele Belot
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  D3 - Discrimination
Thrifty wives and lavish husbands? - Bargaining power and financial decisions in Germany
Matthias Keese
Ruhr Graduate School in Economics, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Trade Union Membership and Dismissals
Markus Pannenberg*1, Laszlo Goerke1
1University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld & DIW Berlin, Germany, 2University of Tuebingen, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B1 - Trade Unions & Minimum Wages
Transferability of Human Capital and Immigrant Assimilation: An Analysis for Germany
Thomas K. Bauer3
1Ruhr Graduate School in Economics, Germany, 2Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, 3RWI Essen, Germany
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A8 - Migration & Education
Unequal Entry to Motherhood and Unequal Child Cognitive and Behavioural Outcomes: Evidence from the UK Millennium Cohort
Denise Hawkes*1, Heather Joshi2
1University of Greenwich, United Kingdom, 2Institute of Education, United Kingdom
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C4 - Intergenerational Transmission of Education
Unhappiness and job finding rates
Anne Gielen*1, Jan Van Ours1
1IZA, Germany, 2Tilburg University, Netherlands
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C7 - Well-being & Happiness
Unilateral Divorce vs. Child Custody and Child Support in the US.
Rafael González-Val, Miriam Marcén*
Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C3 - Household & Family Structure
Unintended Consequences of Welfare Reform: The Case of Divorced Parents
Marco Francesconi1, Helmut Rainer*2, Wilbert van der Klaauw3
1University of Essex, United Kingdom, 2Ifo Insitute for Economic Research, Germany, 3Federal Reserve Bank of New York, United States
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C3 - Household & Family Structure
Using Social Security Data to Estimate Earnings Inequality
Stéphane Bonhomme3, Laura Hospido*1
1Bank of Spain, Spain, 2IZA, Germany, 3CEMFI, Spain, 4NYU, United States
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  C5 - Measuring Inequality & Segregation
Wage flexibility in regional labour markets: Evidence from Italy and Germany
Andreas Ammermüller*1, Claudio Lucifora2, Federica Origo3, Thomas Zwick4
1BMAS, Germany, 2Università Cattolica di Milano, Italy, 3Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy, 4LMU, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  G2 - Compensating Wage Differentials
Wage Growth and Returns to Tenure in Italy
Michele Battisti
Simon Fraser University, Canada
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A3 - Wage Growth
Welfare, inequality and financial consequences of a multi-pillar pension system. A reform in Peru
Javier Olivera
Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  B2 - Pension Systems
Who has realistic income expectations: students or workers?
John Jerrim
Southampton University, United Kingdom
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00
Which Personnel Measures are Effective in Increasing Productivity of Older Workers?
Christian Göbel*1, Thomas Zwick2
1ZEW, Centre for European Economic Research, Germany, 2LMU, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Germany
Saturday, June 12 - Third day of the conference:  F3 - Work Organisation
Why care? Social norms and the supply of unpaid care.
Marina Della Giusta*, Nigar Hashimzade, Sarah Jewell
University of Reading, United Kingdom
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A9 - Family Interactions & Health
Why do low-skilled workers invest less in further training?
Didier Fouarge*, Trudie Schils, Andries De Grip
Maastricht University, Netherlands
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  E4 - Training Programs
Why do so Many Children of Immigrants (and their Children) Attend University? Some Evidence for Canada
Richard Mueller*1, Ross Finnie2
1University of Lethbridge, Canada, 2University of Ottawa, Canada
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A8 - Migration & Education
Worker and Firm Heterogeneity in Wage Growth
Kenneth Lykke Sørensen*, Rune Majlund Vejlin
Aarhus University, Denmark
Thursday, June 10 - First day of the conference:  A3 - Wage Growth
You Can't Be Happier than Your Wife: Happiness Gaps and Divorce
Cahit Guven2, Claudia Senik1, Holger Stichnoth*3
1Paris School of Economics, France, 2Deakin University, Australia, 3ZEW Centre for European Economic Research, Germany
Friday, June 11 - Second day of the conference:  Poster session  -  12:30 – 14:00