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Floor Plan
Friday, May 3

7:00 Registration
7:00 Breakfast -- Salon 4

8:00-9:30: A Sessions

A1. Active Labor Market Policies -- Studio A
Chair:
Konstantinos Tatsiramos, University of Luxembourg
Gerard J. van den Berg, Christine Dauth, Pia Homrighausen, and Gesine Stephan: “Informing employees of small and medium sized firms about training subsidies: results of a randomized field experiment
Kai Liu and Antonio Dalla Zuanna: "Understanding Program Complementarities: Estimating the Dynamic Effects of a Job Training Program with Multiple Alternatives"

René Böheim, Rainer Eppel, and Helmut Mahringer: “Lower caseloads of placement officers and unemployment outcomes: New evidence from an Austrian Field experiment”

A2. Childhood Development I -- Salon 1
Chair:
Sergio Urzua, University of Maryland
Claudia Persico
and Joanna Venator: “The Effects of Local Industrial Pollution on Students and Schools”
Sonia Bhalotra, Ryan Brown, and Atheendar S. Venkataramani: “The Impact of Access to Clean Water on Cognitive and Physical Development: Evidence from Mexico’s Programa de Agua Limpia
FanWang, Esteban Puentes, Jere Behrman, and Flavio Cunha: “You Are What Your Parents Think: Height and
Local Reference Points”


A3. Attitude Formation and Cultural Assimilation -- Salon 2
Chair:
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, San Diego University
Pascal Achard
: Ethnic enclaves and cultural behavior: Quasi-experimental evidence
Lars Hornuf, Marc Oliver Rieger, and Sven Hartmann: “Can Television Reduce Xenophobia? The Case of East Germany”
Shuai Chen:Unemployment, Immigration, and Populism: Evidence from Two Quasi-Natural Experiments in the United States

A4. Gender Norms and Attitudes -- Salon 3
Chair:
Brian McCall, University of Michigan
Núria Rodríguez-Planas, Anna Sanz-de-Galdeano, and Anastasia Terskaya: “Independent Thinking and Hard Working, or
Caring and Well Behaved? Short- and Long-Term Impacts of Gender Identity Norms”
Enghin Atalay and Lisa B. Kahn: “Gender Targeting in U.S. Newspaper Ads: 1940-2000”
Conrad Miller, Jennifer Peck, and Mehmet Seflek:“Big Push Policies and Overcoming Firm-Level Barriers to Female Integration: Evidence from Saudi Arabia

A5. Employer Learning -- Salon 5
Chair:
Henry Hyatt, U.S. Census Bureau
Anne Toft Hansen, Ulrik Hvidman, and Hans Henrik Sievertsen: “Grades and Employer Learning”
Sylvie Démurger, Eric A. Hanushek, and Lei Zhang: “Employer Learning and the Dynamics of Returns to Universities: Evidence from Chinese Elite Education during University Expansion
Tuomo Virkola: “Internships and Talent Allocation

A6. Higher Ed Outcomes I -- Salon 6
Chair:
Ian Walker, Lancaster University
Daniel Herbst
: “Liquidity and Insurance in Student Loan Contracts: Estimating the Effects of Income-Driven Repayment on
Default and Consumption”
Christian Belzil, Arnaud Maurel, and Modibo Sidibé: “Estimating the Value of Higher Education Financial Aid: Evidence from a Field Experiment”
Rajashri Chakrabarti, Nicole Gorton, and Michael F. Lovenheim: “The Effect of State Funding for Postsecondary Education on Long-Run Student Outcomes

A7. Police Behavior -- Salon 7
Chair:
Samuel Norris, University of Chicago
Anna Bindler
and Randi Hjalmarsson: “The Impact of the First Professional Police Forces on Crime”
Yuhan Xue and Nicholas Lovett: “Can Police Presence Deter Crime Overnight? Evidence from Rare Homicides Across America”
Desmond Ang: “The Effects of Police Violence on Inner-City Students”

A8. Transmission of Shocks to Worker Compensation -- Studio C
Chair:
Kathryn Shaw, Stanford University
Catherine Maclean, Stefan Pichler, and Nicolas R. Ziebarth: “Mandated Sick Pay: Coverage, Utilization, and Substitution Effects”
Grace Weishi Gu and Eswar Prasad: “New Evidence on Cyclical Variation in Labor Costs in the U.S.”
Chinhui Juhn, Kristin McCue, Brooks Pierce, and Kathryn Shaw: “Firm-level Shocks and the Volatility of Worker Earnings within Megafirms”

A9. Experimental and Quasiexperimental Evidence on the Role of Information -- Studio B
Chair:
Bryan Stuart, George Washington University
Chiara Farronato, Andrey Fradkin, Bradley J. Larsen, and Erik Brynjolfsson: “Consumer Protection in an Online World:
When Does Occupational Licensing Matter?”
Oriana Bandiera, Vittorio Bassi, Robin Burgess, Imran Rasul, Munshi Sulaiman, and Anna Vitali: “The Mechanics of Job Search Behavior:
Evidence from a Field Experiment in Uganda”
Daniel Rogger and Ravi Somani: “Hierarchy and Information”

 

 

9:30-10:00 Break

10:00-Noon: B Sessions

B1. Employment Protection -- Studio A
Chair:
Lawrence Kahn, Cornell University
Pierre Cahuc, Stéphane Carcillo, and Bérengère Patault: “Are Pro-Worker Judges Detrimental to Firm Survival and Employment?”
Diego Daruich, Sabrina Di Addario, and Raffaele Saggio: “The Effects of Partial Employment Protection Reforms: Evidence from Italy”
Cristina Barceló and Ernesto Villanueva: “The Risk of Job Loss, Household Formation and Housing Demand: Evidence from
Differences in Severance Payments”
Carl Magnus Bjuggren: “Does Job Security Hamper Employment Prospects?”

B2. Child Health Outcomes -- Salon 1
Chair:
James Ziliak, University of Kentucky
Melanie Lührmann and Tanya Wilson: “Long-run Health and Mortality Effects of Exposure to Universal Health Care at Birth”
Tamas Hajdu, Gabor Kertesi, Gabor Kezdi, Miklos Szabo, and Ágnes Szabó-Morvai: “The Effect of Neonatal Intensive Care Units on Neonatal and Infant Mortality: Evidence from 45 Years of Establishing and Operating a National Network”
Helge Liebert and Beatrice Mäder: “Physician density and infant mortality: A semiparametric analysis of the returns to health care
provision”
Mariana Zerpa: “Short and Medium Run Impacts of Preschool Education: Evidence from State Pre-K Programs”

B3. Immigrants and Their Choices -- Salon 2
Chair:
John Earle, George Mason University
Cevat Giray Aksoy and Panu Poutvaara: “Self-selection of Refugees and Irregular Migrants”
Agnese Romiti and Ehsan Vallizadeh: “Risk Preferences, Market Risk and the Skill Structure of Immigrants”
Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes and Esther Arenas-Arroyo: “Immigration Enforcement, Police Trust and Domestic Violence”
Randall Akee and Maggie R. Jones: “Return Migration and Immigrants' Earnings Growth: Examining their Determinants using Linked U.S.
Administrative Data”

B4. Paid Family Leave -- Salon 3
Chair:
Michael Baker, University of Toronto
Sarah Bana
, Kelly Bedard, Maya Rossin-Slater, and Jenna Stearns: “Unequal Use of Social Insurance Benefits:
The Role of Employers”
Anne A. Brenøe, Serena Canaan, Nikolaj A. Harmon, and Heather Royer: “Is Parental Leave Costly for Firms and Coworkers?”
Rita Ginja, Arizo Karimi, and Pengpeng Xiao: “The Impact of Mandated Family Leave on Firms’ Productivity, Hiring Practices, and the Gender Wage Gap”
Cecilia Machado and Valdemar Pinho Neto: “The Labor Market Effects of Maternity Leave Extension”

B5. Careers -- Salon 5
Chair:
Paul Oyer, Stanford University
Ashna Arora and Jonas Hjort: “The Career Impact of First Jobs: Evidence and Labor Market Design Lessons from Randomized Choice Sets”
Minsub Kim: “Female Leadership and Gender Disparity: Findings from Academia”
Lindsay Jacobs and Suphanit Piyapromdee: “Labor Force Transitions at Older Ages: Burnout, Recovery, and Reverse Retirement”
Anders Frederiksen, Takao Kato, and Nina Smith: “Working Hours and Top Management Appointments: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data”

B6. Financial aid programs and their consequences -- Salon 6
Chair:
Daniel Herbst, University of Arizona
Mehreen Gul
: “Free Community College and Labor Market Outcomes”
Ciprian Domnisoru: “Tuition Subsidies and Overeducation”
Fulya Ersoy: “Medium-Run Effects of Student Loans on Debt Holdings”
Breyon J. Williams: “Who Does Aid Help? Examining Heterogeneity in the Effect of Student Aid on Achievement”

B7. Determinants of Criminal Behavior -- Salon 7
Chair:
Molly Schnell, Stanford University
Brittany Street
: “The Impact of Economic Opportunity on Criminal Behavior: Evidence from the Fracking Boom”
Giulio Zanella: “Prison Work and Recidivism”
Evan K. Rose and Yotam Shem-Tov: “Does Incarceration Increase Crime?”
Samuel Norris, Matthew Pecenco, and Jeffrey Weaver: “ŸThe Effects of Parental and Sibling Incarceration: Evidence
from Ohio”

B8. Firms and Earnings I -- Studio C
Chair:
V. Joseph Hotz, Duke University
Benjamin S. Smith:
“The Role of Labor Market Entry and Exports in Sorting: Evidence from West Germany”
Horng Chern Wong: “Wage Determination Across Employers”
Benoit Dostie and Daniel Parent: “Changes in Wage and Productivity Inequalities in Canada over 2001-2011”
Wenjing Duan and Pedro S. Martins: “Rent sharing in China's manufacturing sector: A study of its magnitude, heterogeneity and drivers”

B9. Workers Transitions, Mismatch, and Labor Supply -- Studio B
Chair:
Mary Burke, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Hie Joo Ahn and Leland D. Crane: “Dynamic Beveridge Curve Accounting”
Rüdiger Bachmann, Christian Bayer, Christian Merkl, Stefan Seth, Heiko Stüber, and Felix Wellschmied: “Worker Churn and Employment Growth at the Establishment Level”
Joyce K. Hahn, Henry R. Hyatt, and Hubert P. Janicki: “Job Ladders and Growth in Earnings, Hours, and Wages”
Mary A. Burke, Alicia Sasser Modestino, Shahriar Sadighi, Rachel Sederberg, and Bledi Taska: “No Longer Qualified? Changes in the Supply and Demand for Skills within Occupations”

 

 

12:00-12:30 – LUNCH

Salon 4

12:30 – 1:15 Rees Lecture
Nicholas A. Bloom,
Stanford University
“The Impact of Chinese Trade on U.S. Employment:
The Good, the Bad, and the Apocryphal”

 


1:30-3:00 Poster Sessions

Studio E, Studio D

Check the instructions for poster presentations

The number beside your paper denotes the board placement.
Look for a label on the poster board that corresponds to your paper.

 

I. GENDER, FAMILIES, AND CHILDREN

 

I.1 Yukiko Asai: “Costs of Employment and Flexible Labor Demand: Evidence from Maternity and Parental Leave Reforms”

I.2 Anne Boring and Arnaud Philippe: “Reducing Discrimination through Norms or Information: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Student Evaluations of Teaching”

I.3 Fanny Landaud: “From Employment to Engagement? Stable Jobs, Temporary Jobs and Cohabiting Relationships”

I.4 Joanna Syrda: “Gender differences in reported relationship between spouses’ housework hours and relative income”

I.5 Stéphanie Lluis and Brian McCall: “Spousal Labour Supply Adjustments”

I.6 Rachel Baker, Tamma Carleton, Anthony D'Agostino, Michael Delgado, Timothy Foreman, Michael Greenstone, Trevor Houser, Solomon Hsiang, Andrew Hultgren, Amir Jina, Robert Kopp, Kelly McCusker, Ishan Nath, Matthew Pecenco, James Rising, Ashwin Rode, Justin Simcock, and Jiacan Yuan: “Labor Supply in a Warmer World: The Impact of Climate Change on the Global Workforce”

I.7 Peter Gottschalk, Ji-Liang Shiu, and Sisi Zhang: “Rising Household Income Inequality and Instability-- Putting the Pieces Together”

I.8 Christopher Bollinger, Xiaozhou Ding, and Steven Lugauer: “The Expansion of Higher Education and Household Saving in China”

I.9 Albert Park and Xiaoyue Shan: “The Impact of Pension Availability on Old-age Support and Child Investment”

I.10 Iftikhar Hussain: “Consumer Response to School Quality Information Shocks: Evidence From the Housing Market and Parents’ School Choices”

I.11 Marie Connolly and Catherine Haeck: “Nonlinear Class Size Effects on Cognitive and Noncognitive Development of Young Children”

 

II. SECONDARY AND HIGHER EDUCATION

II.1 Kamila Cygan-Rehm: “Is additional schooling worthless? Revising the zero returns to compulsory schooling in Germany”

II.2 Emma Gorman, Matthew Weldon, and Ian Walker: “The Long Run Effects of Attending a Preferred Secondary School: Evidence from an English Cohort”

II.3 Mikko Silliman and Hanna Virtanen: “Labor market returns to vocational secondary education”

II.4 Valerie Bostwick, Stefanie Fischer, and Matthew Lang: “Semesters or Quarters? The Effect of the Academic Calendar on Postsecondary Student Outcomes”

II.5 Ingo E. Isphording and Ulf Zölitz: “The Value of a Peer A New Way to Quantify Individual Spillovers”

II.6 Maria Zhu: “Limited Contracts, Limited Quality? Effects of Adjunct Instructors on Teaching Outcomes”

II.7 Rosa Castro-Zarzur, Ricardo Espinoza, and Miguel Sarzosa: “Unintended Consequences of Free College: Self-Selection into the Teaching Profession”

II.8 Kelly Chen, Zeynep Hansen, and Scott Lowe: “Why Do We Inflate Grades? The Effect of Adjunct Faculty Employment on Grading Practices”

II.9 Amanda Griffith and Veronica Sovero: “Under Pressure: Grade Inflation by Academics”

II.10 Arnaud Chevalier, Ingo E. Isphording, and Elena Lisauskaite: “Diversity, Performance and Educational Choices”

II.11 Eric Nielsen: “Test Items, Outcomes, and Achievement Gaps”

II.12 Philipp Lergetporer, Katharina Werner, and Ludger Woessmann: “Does Ignorance of Economic Returns and Costs Explain the Educational Aspiration Gap? Evidence from Representative Survey Experiments”

 

III. INEQUALITY AND SOCIAL POLICY

III.1 Marie Connolly, Catherine Haeck. and David Lapierre: “Social Mobility Trends: Going up the Great Gatsby Curve”

III.2 Yichen Su: “The Rising Value of Time and the Origin of Urban Gentrification”

III.3 Neha Nanda, Carolyn Corea, Bruno Gasperini. Ann Middleton, and Andres Romualdo: “Evaluation of CareerSource North Central Florida’s Workforce Innovation Fund Grant: Startup Quest®”

III.4 Marta Lachowska, Merve Meral, and Stephen A. Woodbury: “The Long-Term Effects of Job Search Assistance for Displaced Workers”

III.5 Octave De Brouwer, Elisabeth Leduc, and Ilan Tojerow: “The Unexpected Consequences of Job Search Monitoring: Disability Instead of Employment?”

III.6 Joanna Carroll: “The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Duration Generosity on Underemployment”

III.7 Lu Jinks: “Why Paying More? An Analysis of Increases in Workers’ Compensation Indemnity Benefit”

III.8 Hiroko Okudaira, Miho Takizawa, and Kenta Yamanouchi: “Minimum-Wage Effects Across Heterogeneous Markets”

III.9 Breno Braga, Fredric Blavin, Anuj Gangopadhyaya, and Jason Gates: “The Long-Term Effects of Childhood Exposure to the Earned Income Tax Credit on Health Outcomes”

III.10 Timothy N. Bond, Jillian B. Carr, Analisa Packham, and Jonathan Smith: “Hungry for Success? SNAP Timing, SAT Scores, and College Attendance”

III.11 Dionissi Aliprantis, Hal Martin, and David Phillips: “Can Landlords Be Paid to Stop Avoiding Voucher Tenants?”

III.12 Debra Hevenstone: “Staggered Pension Contributions: Encouraging Age Discrimination?”

 

IV. CAREERS AND WAGES

IV.1 Jed DeVaro and Oliver Gürtler: “Big Fish in Small (and Big) Ponds A Study of Careers”

IV.2 Jeremy West: “Learning by Doing in Law Enforcement”

IV.4 Pamela Giustinelli and Matthew D. Shapiro: “SeaTE: Subjective ex ante Treatment Effect of Health on Retirement”

IV.5 Elías Albagli, Gabriela Contreras, Matías Tapia, and Juan M. Wlasiuk: “Wage Cyclicality of New and Continuing Jobs”

IV.6Alena Bičáková, Guido Matias Cortes, and Jacopo Mazza: “Caught in the Cycle: Economic Conditions at Enrollment and Labor Market Outcomes of College Graduates”

IV.7 Parag Mahajan and Dhiren Patki: “Broader Impacts of Labor Market Entry During a Recession: Evidence from Germany”

IV.8 Carlos Carrillo-Tudela, Fraser Summerfield, and Ludo Visschers: “Workers’ Task and Employer Mobility over the Business Cycle”

IV.9 Bruce Fallick, John Haltiwanger, Erika McEntarfer, and Matthew Staiger: “Job-to-Job Flows and the Consequences of Job Separations”

IV.10 Paul Bingley and Lorenzo Cappellari: “Workers, Firms and Life-Cycle Wage Dynamics

IV.11 J. David Brown, John S. Earle, Mee Jung Kim, and Kyung Min Lee: “What Makes a High-Growth Entrepreneur?”

IV.12 Achim Schmillen, Matthias Umkehrer, and Till von Wachter: “Measurement Error in Longitudinal Earnings Data: Evidence for Germany”

IV.13 Enda Patrick Hargaden and Barra Roantree: “Does Statutory Incidence Matter? Earnings Responses to Social Security Contributions”

 

 

3:00-5:00: C Sessions

 

C1. EITC -- Studio A
Chair:
Isaac Sorkin, Stanford University
Hanchen Jiang
: “The Earned Income Tax Credit, Maternal Labor Supply, and Child Skill Formation”
Ann Huff Stevens, Chloe East, and Jessamyn Schaller: “The Dynamics of Earned Income Tax Credit Eligibility”
Maggie R. Jones and James P. Ziliak: “The Antipoverty Impact of the EITC: New Estimates from Survey and Administrative Tax Records”
Jacob Bastian and Maggie R. Jones: “Do EITC Expansions Pay for Themselves? Effects on Tax Revenue and Public Assistance Spending”

C2. Childhood Interventions and Child Outcomes -- Salon 1
Chair:
Alicia Modestino, Northeastern University
Sarah Cattan, Gabriella Conti, Christine Farquharson, and Rita Ginja: “The health effects of early interventions: Evidence from Sure Start”
Jonathan Gruber, Kristiina Huttunen, and Tuomas Kosonen: “Home Care or Formal Day Care? The Effect of Home
Care Allowance on Child Outcomes”
Emma Gorman, Colm Harmon, Silvia Mendolia, Anita Staneva, and Ian Walker: “The Causal Effects of School Bullying Victimisation as an Adolescent and Later Life Outcomes”
Kelsey V. Roberts: “Fostering Better Educational Outcomes in Youth”

C3. Immigration Effects on Host Country Labor Markets -- Salon 2
Chair:
Francine Blau, Cornell University
Osborne Jackson
, “The Impact of Migration on Earnings Inequality”
J. David Brown, Misty L. Heggeness, Suzanne M. Dorinski, Lawrence Warren, Moises Yi: “Understanding the Quality of Alternative Citizenship Data Sources for the 2020 Census”
Chloe N. East and Andrea Velasquez: “The Effects of Increasing Immigration Enforcement on the Labor Supply of High-Skilled Native Women”
Delia Furtado and Francesc Ortega: “Do Immigrant Inflows Improve Quality of Care in Nursing Homes?”

C4. Family Economics -- Salon 3
Chair: Julie Hotchkiss, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Tomáš Lichard, Filip Pertold and Samuel Škoda: “Do women face glass ceiling at home? Division of household work among dual-earner couples”
Dara Lee
and Purvi Sevak: “Child Disability, Maternal Labor Supply, and Household Well-Being”
Pierre-André Chiappori, David Ong, Yu (Alan) Yang and Junsen Zhang: “Marrying up: Trading off spousal income and height”
Pallavi Vyas: “Can the Rise in Women's Wage Premia Explain the Fall in Teen Birth Rates?”

C5. Personnel Economics I -- Salon 5
Chair:
Ann Bartel, Columbia University
Jeffrey Clemens, Joshua D. Gottlieb, and Jeffrey Hicks: “Do Medicare Payments Influence Physicians' On-the-Job Investments?”
Tavis Barr, Raicho Bojilov, Kate Gautier, and Lalith Munasinghe: “The Value of Interviewers: Machines Can't’ Sell
Offers”
David Huffman, Collin Raymond, and Julia Shvets: “Persistent Overconfidence and Biased Memory in a Tournament Incentive System”
Teng Li and Runjing Lu: “Symbolic Awards at Work: A Regression Discontinuity Design”

C6. College Enrollment -- Salon 6
Chair:
Robert Fairlie, University of California, Santa Cruz
Joshua Goodman
, Oded Gurantz, Jonathan Smith: “Take Two! SAT Retaking and College Enrollment Gaps”
Joshua Rasmussen, V. Joseph Hotz, and Emily E. Wiemers: “Black-White Differences in the Parental Role of Income
and Wealth in College Attendance and Financing”
Emily E. Cook and Sarah Turner: “Missed Exams and Lost Opportunities: Who Could Gain from Expanded College Admission Testing?”
Ana Figueiredo: “Information Frictions in Education and Inequality”
  

C7. Flash Session I: Workplace Regulation, Wages, and Productivity -- Salon 7
Chair:
Ian Schmutte, University of Georgia
Ling Li
: “The Effect of Demand Shocks on Workplace Safety and Worker Productivity: Evidence from the Acid Rain Program”
León Fernández Bujanda and Brenda Samaniego de la Parra: “The Effects of Labor Regulation Monitoring on Hiring, Layoffs, and Wages:
Matthew B. Ross, Akina Ikudo, Joseph Staudt, Bruce A. Weinberg, and Julia I. Lane: “Skills and Spills: Pathways from Research to Innovation”
Evidence from Mexico” Aysenur Acar, Laurent Bossavie, and Mattia Makovec: “Do Firms Exit the Formal Economy after a Minimum Wage Hike? Evidence from a Developing Country”
Sebastian Link: “The Price and Employment Response of Firms to the Introduction of Minimum Wages”
Peter Brummund: “How Do Restaurants Pay For the Minimum Wage?”
Christopher R. Bollinger, Charles Hokayem, and James P. Ziliak: “Trends in Earnings Volatility using Linked Administrative and Survey Data”
Shmuel San: “Labor Supply and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from a Natural Experiment”

C8. Firms and Earnings II -- Studio C
Chair:
Chinhui Juhn, University of Houston
Tania Babina, Wenting Ma, Paige Ouimet, and Rebecca Zarutskie: “Entrepreneurial Wages”
Javier Miranda, Kristin Sandusky, and Martha Stinson: “The Career Implications of Start-up Work Experience”
Jaime Arellano-Bover: “Career Consequences of Firm Heterogeneity for Young Workers: First Job and Firm Size”
Attila Lindner, Balázs Muraközy, and Balázs Reizer: “Skill-Biased Innovation Activities: Evidence from Hungarian Firms”

C9. Trade and Foreign Direct Investment -- Studio B
Chair:
Charlie Brown, University of Michigan
David Autor, Tuomas Kosonen, Matti Sarvimäki, and Tuomo Virkola: “Foreign Ownership, Skill Demand and Compensation”
Rui Costa, Swati Dhingra, Stephen Machin: “Trade and Worker Deskilling”
Jérôme Adda and Yarine Fawaz: “The Health Toll of Import Competition”

 

5:30-6:00 Presentations & Awards


6:00-7:00 Presidential Address

Katharine G. Abraham, University of Maryland
Measuring and Monitoring Non-Employee Work

Salon 4


7:00 Cocktail Reception

Prefunction Space

 

Saturday, May 4

7:00 Breakfast

Salon 4

8:00-9:30 D Sessions:

D1. Disability Insurance -- Studio A
Chair:
Joshua Goodman, Harvard University
Ragnar Hjellset Alne:
“Economic incentives, disability insurance and labor supply”
Andreas Haller, Stefan Staubli, and Josef Zweimüller: “Tightening Disability Screening Or Reducing Disability Benefits?
Evidence and Welfare Implications”
Siha Lee: “Household Responses to Disability Shocks: Spousal Labor Supply, Caregiving, and Disability Insurance”

D2. Childhood Development II -- Salon 1
Chair:
Josh Kinsler, University of Georgia
Emilia Del Bono, Josh Kinsler, and Ronni Pavan: “Maternal Emotional Well-being and Child Development”
Gloria Moroni, Cheti Nicoletti, and Emma Tominey: “Child Socio-emotional Skills: The role of parents in helping the children left behind”
Shuqiao Sun: “Dynamic Complementarities Very Early in Life: Family Planning, Early Childhood Education, and Lifetime Human Capital”

D3. Impact of immigrants on innovation, firm creation -- Salon 2
Chair:
J. David Brown, U.S. Census Bureau
Onur Altındağ, Ozan Bakis, and Sandra Rozo: “Blessing or Burden? The Impact of Refugees on Businesses and the Informal Economy”
Parag Mahajan: “Firm-Level Responses to Immigration: The Extensive Margin”
J. David Brown, John S. Earle, Mee Jung Kim, and Kyung Min Lee: “Are Immigrants More Innovative? An Analysis of High-Tech Entrepreneurs”

D4. Parent Penalty -- Salon 3
Chair:
Marie Connolly, University of Quebec in Montreal
YoonKyung Chung, Barbara Downs, Danielle H. Sandler, and Robert Sienkiewicz: “The Parental Gender Earnings Gap in the United States”
Philip Rosenbaum: “Gender Earnings Gap: A Household or a Labor Market Problem?”
Martin Eckho Andresen and Emily Nix: “What Causes the Child Penalty? Evidence from Same Sex Couples and Policy Reforms”

D5. Gig Employment -- Salon 5
Chair:
Bruce Fallick, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Katharine G. Abraham, John C. Haltiwanger, Kristin Sandusky, and James R. Spletzer: “Driving the Gig Economy”
Brett Collins, Andrew Garin, Emilie Jackson, Dmitri Koustas, and Mark Payne: “Understanding the Trend in U.S. Alternative Work
Arrangements: Evidence from Tax Data”
Dmitri K. Koustas: “Consumption Insurance and Multiple Jobs: Evidence from Rideshare Drivers”

D6. Higher Ed Outcomes II -- Salon 6
Chair:
Jamin Speer, University of Memphis
Andrew Foote
and Kevin Stange: “Migration from Sub-National Administrative Data: Problems and Solutions with an Application to Higher Education”
Jeffrey T. Denning, Eric R. Eide, and Merrill Warnick: “Why Have College Completion Rates Increased?”
Judd B. Kessler, Corinne Low, and Colin D. Sullivan: “Incentivized Resume Rating: Eliciting Employer Preferences
without Deception”

      
D7. Opioids -- Salon 7
Chair:
Rania Gihleb, University of Pittsburgh
Molly Schnell
: “Physician Behavior in the Presence of a Secondary Market: The Case of Prescription Opioids”
Paige Ouimet, Elena Simintzi, and Kailei Ye: “The Opioid Epidemic and Firm Investment”
Rania Gihleb, Osea Giuntella, and Ning Zhang: “The Effect of Mandatory Access Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Foster Care Admissions”

D8. Income and Consumption Dynamics -- Studio C
Chair:
Steven Haider, Michigan State University
Sheng Guo, Jonathan Skinner, and Stephen P. Zeldes: “Inattentive Households and Consumption Declines During Retirement”
Dmytro Hryshko and Iourii Manovskii: “Income Dynamics and Consumption Insurance”
John Coglianese and Brendan M. Price: “Household Adaptation to Seasonal Earnings Losses”

D9. Learning from History -- Studio B
Chair:
W. Bentley MacLeod, Columbia University
Torsten Santavirta
, Jan Stuhler, and Ilkka Jokipii: “The Informative Content of Names: Intergenerational Evidence
from the Longitudinal Veteran Database”
Constantin Yanellis and Luke Stein: “Financial Inclusion, Human Capital, and Wealth Accumulation: Evidence from the Freedman's Savings Bank”
Ellora Derenoncourt: “Can you move to opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration”

 

9:30-10:00 Break


10:00-Noon: E Sessions:

E1. Affordable Care Act -- Studio A
Chair:
Bruce Meyer, University of Chicago
Maggie Shi
: “Job Lock and Dependent Health Insurance: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act”
Kyung Min Lee
: “Medicaid and the Supply of Entrepreneurs: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act”
Marcus Dillender: “How Did the ACA's Medicaid Expansion Affect the Demand for Health Care Workers? Evidence from
Vacancy Postings”
Anne Fitzpatrick and Katie Fitzpatrick: “Health Insurance and High Cost Borrowing: The Effect of Medicaid on Pawn Loans, Payday Loans, and other Non-Bank Financial Products”
        
E2. Experimental Estimates of Education Production Functions in Developing Countries -- Salon 1
Chair:
Jeff Smith, University of Wisconsin
Damien de Walque and Christine Valente: Incentivizing School Attendance in the Presence of Parent-Child Information Frictions
Isaac Mbiti, Mauricio Romero, and Youdi Schipper: “The Challenge of Designing Effective Teacher Performance Pay Programs: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania”
Pedro Carneiro, Yyannu Cruz-Aguayo, and Norbert Schady: “Experimental Estimates of Education Production Functions: Sensitive Periods and Dynamic Complementarity”
Daniel O. Gilligan, Naureen Karachiwalla, Ibrahim Kasirye, Adrienne M. Lucas, and Derek Neal: “Educator Incentives and Educational Triage in Rural Primary Schools”

E3. Discrimination I -- Salon 2
Chair:
Conrad Miller, University of California, Berkeley
Magnus Lofstrom
, Brandon Martin, and Steven Raphael: “Racial Disparity and Arrests: Did California's Recent Criminal Justice Reforms Affect Jail Bookings?”
A. R. Shariq Mohammed: “Designing for Racial Impartiality: The Impact of Relocating Host Photos on the Airbnb Website”
Gregorio Caetano and Hugh Macartney: “What Determines School Segregation? The Crucial Role of Neighborhood Factors”
Peter Hinrichs: “Affirmative Action and Racial Segregation”
  
E4. Experimental evidence on gender differences in labor market outcomes -- Salon 3
Chair:
Nicole Fortin, University of British Columbia
Patricia Cortes
, Jessica Pan, and Basit Zafar: “Information Provision and Gender Differences in Negotiation: Evidence from Business Majors”
Robert Fairlie, Glenn Millhauser, Daniel Oliver, and Randa Roland: “A New Generation of Female Scientists? Gender Interactions in Gateway Chemistry Labs”
Rania Gihleb, Rachel Landsman, Lise Vesterlund: “Banning Negotiation: Is wage dispersion maintained when left to manager discretion?”
Sydnee Caldwell: “Monopsony and the Gender Wage Gap: Experimental Evidence from the Gig Economy”

E5. Monopsony and Non-competes -- Salon 5
Chair:
Michael Ransom, Brigham Young University
Matthew S. Johnson
and Michael Lipsitz: “Why are Low-Wage Workers Signing Noncompete Agreements?”
Anna Sokolova and Todd Sorensen: “Monopsony in Labor Markets: A Meta-Analysis”
Matthew S. Johnson, Kurt Lavetti, and Michael Lipsitz: “The Impact of Noncompete Agreements on Earnings”
Elizabeth Weber Handwerker and Matthew Dey: “Megafirms and Monopsonists:  Not the same employers, not the same workers”

E6. Peer Effects -- Salon 6
Chair:
Michael Insler, U.S. Naval Academy
Michael A. Insler, Ahmed S. Rahman, and Katherine A. Smith: “Herding: A Theory and Some Evidence from
College Major Selections”
Nicolás de Roux and Evan Riehl: “Isolating peer effects in the returns to college selectivity”
Simone Balestra, Beatrix Eugster, and Helge Liebert: “The Short- and Long-Run Impact of Peers with Special Needs”
Petra Thiemann: “The Persistent Effects of Short-Term Peer Groups in Higher Education”

E7. Flash Session II: Families and Gender -- Salon 7
Chair:
Nuria Rodriguez-Planas, City University of New York
Lauren Hoehn-Velasco
and Jacob Penglase: “The Impact of Unilateral Divorce in Mexico: Bargaining Power and Labor Supply”
Dario Sansone: “Pink Work: Same-Sex Marriage, Employment and Discrimination”
Daniel Fernandez Kranz, Jennifer Roff, and Hugette Sun: “Divorce Law and Fathers' Economic Incentives: the Impact of Custody and Child Support Policy on Children's Human Capital”
Astrid Kunze and Xingfei Liu: “Universal Child Care for the Youngest and Maternal Labour Supply”
Astrid Kunze and Xingfei Liu: “Flexible Work Arrangements for Mothers”
Serena Canaan and Pierre Mouganie: “Female Science Advisors and the STEM Gender Gap”
Amanda Chuan: “Non-College Occupations and the Gender Gap in College Enrollment”

E8. Occupations and Skills -- Studio C
Chair:
John Coglianese, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
Gary Benedetto, Julia Manzella, and Evan Totty: “A Task-based Approach to Constructing Occupational Categories with Implications for Empirical Research in Labor Economics”
Jeffrey T. Denning, Brian A. Jacob, Lars Lefgren, and Christian vom Lehn: “The Return to Hours Worked Within and Across Occupations”
Jennifer Hunt and Ryan Nunn: “Is Employment Polarization Informative About Wage Inequality and Is Employment Really Polarizing?”
Fernando Saltiel and Sergio Urzúa: “Firms as Mediators of the Returns to Pre-Labor Market Skills”

E9. Automation and Robots -- Studio B
Chair:
James Spletzer, U. S. Bureau of the Census
Guido Matias Cortes and Diego M. Morris: “Are Routine Jobs Moving South? Evidence from Changes in the Occupational
Structure of Employment in the U.S. and Mexico”
Sabrina Genz, Markus Janser, and Florian Lehmer: “The Impact of Investments in New Digital Technologies on Wages – Worker-level Evidence from Germany”
Shuaizhang Feng and Xiaoyu Xia: “Endogenous skill-biased technology adoption: Evidence from China's college enrollment expansion
program”
Osea Giuntella and Tianyi Wang: “Is an Army of Robots Marching on Chinese Jobs?”

 

12:00-1:30 LUNCH

Fellows Lecture
Hilary Hoynes,
University of California, Berkeley
“Safety Net Investments in Children: Long-Run Effects of SNAP”

 

1:30-3:30 F Sessions:

F1. Social Safety Net -- Studio A
Chair:
Ioana Marinescu, University of Pennsylvania
Jeehoon Han
: “The Impact of SNAP Work Requirements on Labor Supply”
Simon Jäger, Benjamin Schoefer, Samuel Young, and Josef Zweimüller: “Wages and the Value of Nonemployment”
Ioana Marinescu and Daphné Skandalis: “Unemployment Insurance and Job Search Behavior”
Bruce D. Meyer, Derek Wu, Victoria Mooers, and Carla Medalia: “The Use and Misuse of Income Data and the Rarity of Extreme Poverty in the United States”

F2. Youth Outcomes -- Salon 1
Chair:
Jeffrey Grogger, University of Chicago
Stephen B. Billings
and Mark Hoekstra: “Schools, Neighborhoods, and the Long-Run Effect of Crime-Prone Peers”
Olivier De Groote: “A Dynamic Model of Effort Choice in High School”
Jesse Bruhn: “The Consequences of Sorting for Understanding School Quality”
Carolina Caetano, Gregorio Caetano, and Eric Nielsen: “"Should Children Do More Enrichment Activities?”

F3. Geography of Labor Markets -- Salon 2
Chair:
Kevin Rinz, U.S. Census Bureau
Enghin Atalay, Sebastian Sotelo, and Daniel Tannenbaum: “Specialization, the extent of the market, and the geography of job tasks”
Mike Zabek: “Local Ties in Spatial Equilibrium”
Bernardus Van Doornik, Armando Gomes, David Schoenherr, and Janis Skrastins: “Mobility Constraints and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Credit Lotteries”
Jørn Rattsø and Hildegunn E. Stokke: “Wage inequality: College premium, economic geography, and private-public sector”
       

F4. Gender and Wages -- Salon 3
Chair:
Lars Lefgren, Brigham Young University
David Jaume and Alexander Willén: “Oh Mother: The Neglected Impact of School Disruptions”
Thomas Le Barbanchon, Roland Rathelot, and Alexandra Roulet: “Gender Differentials in Commute and the Gender Reservation Wage Gap”
Morten Bennedsen, Elena Simintzi, Margarita Tsoutsoura, and Daniel Wolfenzon: “Do firms respond to gender pay gap transparency?”
Juan Pablo Chauvin: “Gender-Segmented Labor Markets and the Effects of Local Demand Shocks”

F5. Personnel Economics II -- Salon 5
Chair:
Leland Crane, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
Xavier Giné, Ghazala Mansuri, and Slesh A. Shrestha: “Mission and the Bottom Line: Performance Incentives in a Multigoal Organization”
Sangyoon Park: “Heterogeneous Peers at Work: Evidence from Randomized Peer Assignments in the Workplace”
Christopher Cornwell, Ian M. Schmutte, and Daniela Scur: “Picking from the Top or Shedding the Bottom? Personnel Management, Worker Quality, and Firm Productivity”
Aaron Phipps: “Personnel Contracts with Production Uncertainty: Theory and Evidence from Teacher Performance Incentives”
      

F6. Higher Education/Choice of Major -- Salon 6
Chair:
Joseph Altonji, Yale University
Fernando Saltiel
: “What's Math Got to Do With It? Multidimensional Ability and the Gender Gap in STEM”
Lina Aldén and Emma Neuman: “Culture and the gender gap in major choice: An analysis using sibling comparisons”
Riley K. Acton: “Do Students Demand In-Demand Programs? Evidence from Community Colleges”
Richard W. Patterson, Nolan G. Pope, and Aaron Feudo: “Timing Is Everything: Evidence from College Major Decisions”

F7. Empirical Methods -- Salon 7
Chair:
Christopher Taber, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Yusuke Narita
: “Toward an Ethical Experiment”
Samuel Norris: “Judicial Errors: Evidence from Refugee Appeals”
Peter M. Aronow, Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, and Isaac Sorkin: “Why You Probably Shouldn't Use Simulated Instruments, and What You Can (Sometimes) Do Instead”
Melvin Stephens Jr. and Steven J. Haider: “Correcting for Misclassified Binary Regressors Using Instrumental Variables”

F8. Rent Sharing -- Studio C
Chair:
Andrew Garin, Harvard University
Wenting Ma
: “Market Power, Finance Wage and Inequality”
Brian Bell, Paweł Bukowski, and Stephen Machin: “Falling Inclusive Growth? Evidence from Changing Rent Sharing”
Alex Xi He and Daniel le Maire: “Mergers and Managers: Manager-Specific Wage Premiums and Rent Extraction in M&As”
Elliott Ash, W. Bentley MacLeod, Suresh Naidu: “The Language of Contract: Promises and Power in Union Collective Bargaining
Agreements”

F9. Information and Matching -- Studio B
Chair:
John Abowd, Cornell University
Matteo Bobba, Luca Flabbi, Santiago Levy, and Mauricio Tejada: “Labor Market Search, Informality, and On-The-Job Human Capital Accumulation”
Jonathan M. V. Davis: “The Short and Long Run Impacts of Centralized Clearinghouses: Evidence from Matching Teach for America Teachers to Schools”
Antoine Bertheau, Pierre Cahuc, and Simon Jäger: “Identifying Core Parameters of Labor Market Models: Evidence from Unexpected Worker Separations”
Riley Wilson: “Moving to Jobs: The Role of Information in Migration Decisions”

 

3:30-4:00 Break

4:00-5:30: G Sessions

G1. Minimum Wages -- Studio A
Chair:
Michael Reich, University of California, Berkeley
Jose Azar, Emiliano Huet-Vaughn, Ioana Marinescu, Bledi Taska, and Till von Wachter: “Labor Market Concentration
and Minimum Wage Employment Effects”
Anna Godøy, Sylvia Allegretto, and Michael Reich: “Parental Labor Supply: Evidence from Minimum Wage Changes”
Martha J. Bailey, John DiNardo, and Bryan A. Stuart: “The Economic Impact of a High National Minimum Wage: Evidence from the 1966 Fair Labor Standards Act”

G2. Early Childhood Education and Its Effects -- Salon 1
Chair:
Riley Wilson, Brigham Young University
John A. List, Fatemeh Momeni, and Yves Zenou: “Are Measures of Early Education Programs Too Pessimistic? Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment”
Michihito Ando, Hiroaki Mori, Shintaro Yamaguchi: “Effects of Universal Early Childhood Education on Adolescent Behavioral Outcomes”
Jocelyn Wikle and Riley Wilson: “The 1990s Head Start Expansion and the Employment Decisions of Single Mothers”     

G3. Discrimination II -- Salon 2
Chair:
Kenneth Troske, University of Kentucky
Jeffrey Grogger
, Andreas Steinmayr, and Joachim Winter: “The Wage Penalty of Regional Accents”
Jhacova Williams: “Confederate Streets and Black-White Labor Market Differentials”
Alexander W. Bartik and Scott T. Nelson: “Credit Reports as Résumés: The Incidence of Pre-Employment Credit Screening”

G4. Nature versus Nurture -- Salon 3
Chair:
Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University
Paul Bingley, Lorenzo Cappellari, and Konstantinos Tatsiramos: “Families and the inheritance of inequality: Evidence from the children of twins”
Michael Baker and Kirsten Cornelson: “The Tall and the Short of the Returns to Height”
Melanie Borah and Christine Lücke: “Is a Sorrow Shared a Sorrow Doubled? The Effect of Parental Job Loss on Adolescent Children’s Life Satisfaction”

G5. Gender Differences in Career Progression -- Salon 5
Chair:
Takao Kato, Colgate University
Nicolo Dalvit, Aseem Patel and Joanne Tan: “Intra-firm hierarchies and gender gaps”
Laura Hospido, Luc Laeven, and Ana Lamo: “Gender and Career Progression in Male-Dominated Organisations”
Ryan Brown, Hani Mansour, Stephen D. O'Connell, and James Reeves: “Gender Differences in Political Career Progression:
Evidence from U.S. Elections”

G6. Education Infrastructure -- Salon 6
Chair:
Derek Neal, University of Chicago
Daniel Aaronson, Mark Borgschulte, and Bhashkar Mazumder: “Schooling and Political Activism in the Early Civil
Rights Era”
Julien Lafortune and David Schönholzer: “Do School Facilities Matter? Measuring the Effects of Capital Expenditures on Student and Neighborhood Outcomes”
Richard Akresh, Daniel Halim, and Marieke Kleemans: “Long-term and Intergenerational Effects of Education: Evidence from School Construction in Indonesia”

G7. Crime and Punishment -- Salon 7
Chair:
Desmond Ang, Harvard Kennedy School
CarlyWill Sloan
: “Racial Bias by Prosecutors”
Cody Tuttle: “Racial Discrimination in Federal Sentencing: Evidence from Drug Mandatory Minimums”
Nicholas Lovett and Yuhan Xue: “Do Greater Sanctions Deter Youth Crime? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design”

G8. Wage Distribution -- Studio C
Chair:
Henry Farber, Princeton University
Christian Moser
, Farzad Saidi, and Benjamin Wirth: “The Effects of Credit Supply on Wage Inequality between and within Firms”
Sydnee Caldwell and Oren Danieli: “Outside Options in the Labor Market”
Nicole M. Fortin, Thomas Lemieux, and Neil Lloyd: “Labor Market Institutions and the Distribution of Wages: The Role of Spillover Effects”
    
G9. Labor Market Conditions -- Studio B
Chair:
Marcus Dillender, W. E. Upjohn Institute
Julie L. Hotchkiss and Robert E. Moore: “Some Like it Hot: Assessing Longer-term Labor Market Benefits from a High-Pressure Economy”
Christina Gathmann, Kristiina Huttunen, Laura Jernström, and Robin Stitzing: “Job Loss and Health Spillovers in the Family”
Hannes Schwandt and Till von Wachter: “Socio-economic Decline and Death: Midlife Impacts of Graduating in a Recession”

 

The conference is over at 5:30. There are no closing events.

Hold the dates:


SOLE 2020: Joint with EALE in Berlin, June 25-27 2020
SOLE 2021: Philadelphia, PA

 

 

 

 

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