Friday 26 June

7:00 – 8:30 Breakfast & Registration
08:30 – 10:15
Sessions A

A01 Absenteeism
A02 Higher Education
A03 Employment Contracts 1
A04 Human Capital
A05 Natural Resources and Labor Markets
A06 Unemployment Insurance
A07 Health Care and Labor Markets
A08 Training and Active Labor Market Policies 
A09 Parental Influences on Education or Early Careers
A10 Immigration Policies
A11 Trade and Labor Demand 
A12 Labor Markets and Crime
A13 Marriage and Work
A14 Financial Crisis and the Labor Market
A15 Minimum Wages and In-Work Tax Credits
A16 Gender Gaps


10:15 – 11:00

Coffee Break/Poster Session I

11:00 – 12:30
Invited Sessions
12:30 – 14:00 First plenary and lunch
Al Rees Lecture: Enrico Moretti, University of California, Berkeley
“Labor in Space: The Changing Geography of Employment and Wages and Why It Matters”
Le Grand Salon
14:00 – 15:45
Sessions B
B01 Worker-Firm Models
B02 Labor Markets and the Great Recession
B03 Early Childhood
B04 Personnel Economics/Incentives
B05 High School Dropout and College Costs
B06 Heterogeneity in Human Capital and Inequality 1
B07 Job Displacement
B08 Immigration
B09 Work and Welfare
B10 Female Labor Supply and Fertility
B11 Unemployment/Job Search
B12 Earnings, Wealth, and Savings
B13 Intergenerational Mobility 1
B14 Impacts of Teachers and Schools
B15 Labor Supply, Firm Creation, and Skills
B16 Intrahousehold Economics
15:45 – 16:30

Coffee Break/Poster Session I

16:30 – 17:45
Sessions C

C01 Research Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the NLS
C02 Intergenerational Mobility
C03 Retirement and Disability
C04 Signaling and Human Capital
C05 Early Investments in Human Capital
C06 Minimum Wages 1
C07 Severance Pay and Financial Incentives
C08 Job Finding Rates, Returns to Schooling, and Occupational Task Prices
C09 Job Polarization
C10 Children’s Health and Development
C11 R&D and Labor Markets
C12 Employment Contracts 2
C13 Pollution, Health and Outcomes
C14 Employment and Labor Supply
C15 Learning from Lotteries
C16 Personnel Economics 1

17:45 – 18:45 SOLE Presidential Address: Janet Currie

Saturday 27 June

07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 9:45
Sessions D
D01 Economics of Education
D02 Early Labour Market Conditions and Life Time Outcomes D03 Heterogeneity in Human Capital and Inequality 2
D04 Retirement
D05 Gender (Wage) Gaps
D06 Marriage and Household
D07 Family Economics and Couple’s Labor Supply
D08 Education and University Preferences
D09 Unemployment 1
D10 Teachers and School Quality
D11 Integration of Immigrants
D12 Job Search
D13 Local Labor Market Policies
D14 Birth Control and Teenage Motherhood
D15 Intergenerational Mobility 3
D16 Costs of the Recession

9:45 – 10:30

Coffee Break/Poster Session II

10:30 – 11:45
Invited Sessions

4. The Great Recession – Panel Discussion -- Chair, Bernd Fitzenberger, Humboldt-University Berlin
Hochelaga 1

Participants: Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia, Tito Boeri, Bocconi University


5. Peer Effects – Chair, Fabian Lange, McGill University

Fabian Waldinger, University of Warwick, “Peer Effects in High-Skilled Professions”

Alexandre Mas and Daniel Herbst, “Peer Spillovers in the Workplace: A Meta-Analysis”

11:45 – 13:15 Second plenary and lunch
Adam Smith lecture: Jean-Marc Robin
“Marriage, Labor Supply, and Home Production”
13.15 – 15:00
Sessions E
E01 Peer Effects
E02 Gender Differences
E03 Health in Early Childhood
E04 Charter Schools, School Vouchers, and State Laws
E05 Child Care and Maternal Employment
E06 Student Achievements
E07 Minimum Wages 2
E08 Income Inequality
E09 Effects of Immigration
E10 The German Labor Market in a Globalized World: A Research Network Sponsored by DFG (German Research Foundation)
E11 Mental Health and Labor Market Outcomes
E12 Training
E13 Education and Language
E14 Retirement and Older Workers
E15 Self-Employment and Temporary Work
E16 Education Policies
15:00 – 15:45

Coffee Break/Poster Session II

15:45 – 17:30
Sessions F
F01 Computers and Capital-Skill Complementarities
F02 Financial Aid and the Cost of Education
F03 Education and Career Choices
F04 Employment, Sorting, and Reservation Wages
F05 Infant Health and Outcomes
F06 Economics of Crime
F07 Labor Demand
F08 Labor Supply, Taxes, and Transfer Policies
F09 Topics in Education
F10 College Completion and Exams
F11 (Over)Education and the Labor Market
F12 Unemployment 2
F13 Program and Policy Evaluation
F14 Urbanization, Suburbanization, and Overweight
F15 Cyclicality of Wages
F16 Child Care
17:30 – 18:30 EALE Presidential Address: Christian Dustmann
19:00 – 21:00 Cocktail Reception, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Sponsored by HEC Montréal

Awards Presentation

Young Labour Economists Prize, presented by Christian Dustmann
Best Poster Award, presented by Alexandra Spitz-Oener
Labour Economics Prize, presented by Helena Skyt Nielsen
Best Reviewer Award, presented by Helena Skyt Nielsen

Introduction of new Fellows by John Abowd
Jacob Mincer Prize, presented by John Abowd

Sunday 28 June

08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 – 10:30
Invited sessions

6. New Developments in Economics of Education – Chair, Ian Walker, Lancaster University
Hochelaga 3

Caroline Hoxby, Stanford University: “Raising the Returns to Investments (Government, Philanthropic, Individual) in College Education”

Stephen Machin, London School of Economics; Andrew Eyles; London School of Economics; and Claudia Hupkau, London School of Economics: “School Reforms and Pupil Performance”

7. Theory and Evidence in Labor Economics – Chair, Edward Lazear, Stanford University

Josh Angrist, M.I.T.; Atila Abdulkadiroğlu, Duke University; Yusuke Narita, M.I.T.; and Parag A. Pathak, M.I.T.: “Market Design Meets Research Design: Using Matching Mechanisms for Impact Evaluation”

W. Bentley MacLeod, Columbia University: “Theory and Evidence in Labor Economics: The Role of Time”

8. New Data Resources for Labor Economists – Chair, Francis Kramarz, CREST(ENSAE)
Hochelaga 4

John Abowd, Cornell University: “Privacy, Confidentiality and Data Analysis in Labor Economics”

Stefan Bender, German Institute for Employment Research: “Found/Organic Data for Economic Research: the Need For Data Quality and Access”

Kjell Salvanes, Norwegian School of Economics; David N. Figlio, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University; and Krzysztof Karbownik, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University: “Education Research and Administrative Data”

10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:45
Sessions G
G01 Wage Inequality
G02 Firms, Skills, and Productivity
G03 Identity, Group Membership, and Satisfaction
G04 Education and Early Careers
G05 Fertility and Teenage Birth
G06 Family Economics
G07 Unemployment Insurance and Unemployment Duration
G08 Labor Market Discrimination
G09 Program and Policy Evaluation: Methods
G10 Job Search and Early Labor Market Performance
G11 Discrimination
G12 Migration/Immigrants
G13 Labor Supply
G14 Topics in Education
G15 Child Developments and Skills
G16 Measurement in Labor Market Data

All coffee breaks are sponsored by the Cornell University Labor Dynamics Institute

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