Friday, May 3

7:00 Registration
7:00 Breakfast

8:00-9:30: Sessions A

A1. Active Labor Market Policies

A2. Childhood Development I

A3. Attitude Formation and Cultural Assimilation

A4. Gender Norms and Attitudes

A5. Employer Learning

A6. Higher Ed Outcomes I

A7. Police Behavior

A8. Non-wage Compensation

A9. Experimental and quasiexperimental evidence on search and matching

9:30-10:00 Break


10:00-Noon: Sessions B

B1. Employment Protection

B2. Child Health Outcomes

B3. Immigrants and Their Choices

B4. Paid Family Leave

B5. Careers

B6. Financial aid programs and their consequences

B7. Determinants of Criminal Behavior

B8. Firms and Earnings I

B9. Workers Transitions, Mismatch, and Labor Supply



12:00-12:30 – LUNCH

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


3:00-5:00: Sessions C



C2. Childhood Interventions and Child Outcomes

C3. Immigration effects on host country labor markets

C4. Family Economics

C5. Personnel Economics I

C6. College Enrollment  

C7. Flash Session I: Workplace Regulation, Wages, and Productivity

C8. Firms and Earnings II      

C9. Trade Shocks


5:30-6:00 Presentations & Awards
6:00-7:00 Presidential Address
7:00 Cocktail Reception


Saturday, May 4

7:00 Breakfast

8:00-9:30 D Sessions:

D1. Disability Insurance 

D2. Childhood Development II

D3. Impact of immigrants on innovation, firm creation  

D4. Parent Penalty

D5. Gig Employment

D6. Higher Ed Outcomes II
D7. Opioids

D8. Income and Consumption Dynamics       

D9. Learning from History


9:30-10:00 Break

10:00-Noon: E Sessions:

E1. Affordable Care Act        

E2. Experimental Estimates of Education Production Functions in Developing Countries

E3. Discrimination I  

E4. Experimental evidence on gender differences in labor market outcomes     

E5. Monopsony and Non-competes

E6. Peer Effects    

E7. Flash Session II: Families and Gender     

E8. Occupations and Skills  

E9. Automation and Robots


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     

F2. Youth Outcomes

F3. Geography of Labor Markets       

F4. Gender and Wages     

F5. Personnel Economics II        

F6. Higher Education/Choice of Major

F7. Empirical Methods    

F8. Rent Sharing

F9. Information and Matching

3:30-4:00 Break

4:00-5:30: G Sessions

G1. Minimum Wages    

G2. Early Childhood Education and Its Effects       

G3. Discrimination II    

G4. Nature versus Nurture  

G5. Gender Differences in Career Progression        

G6. Education Infrastructure

G7. Prosecutor Behavior

G8. Wage Distribution       

G9. Labor Market Conditions




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

Hold the dates:

SOLE 2020: Joint with EALE in Berlin
SOLE 2021: Philadelphia, PA





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