Friday, May 4

7:00 Registration
7:00 Breakfast
Metropolitan Centre

8:00-9:30: Sessions A

A1. Flash Talks: Children and Education -- Dockside 3
Chair: Hilary Hoynes

Malte Sandner and Stephan Thomsen: "The Effects of Universal Public Childcare Provision on Cases of Child Neglect and Abuse"

Shushanik Margaryan, Annemarie Pauly, and Thomas Siedler: "Does Education Affect Attitudes towards Immigration? Evidence from Germany"

Larissa Zierow: "The Impact of Regulated Family Day Care on Child Development"

Sarah Cattan, Daniel A. Kamhoefer, Martin Karlsson and Therese Nilsson: "The Short- and Long-term Effects of Student Absence:
Evidence from Sweden"

Francesco Agostinelli and Giuseppe Sorrenti: "Money vs. Time: Family Income, Maternal Labor Supply, and Child Achievement"

Toshiaki Iizuka and Hitoshi Shigeoka: "Patient Cost-sharing and Health Care Utilization among Children"

James Berry, Hyuncheol Bryant Kim, and Hyuk Son: "When Student Incentives Don’t Work: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Malawi"


A2. Labor Supply Preferences and the Gender Gap -- Dockside 1
Chair: Marie Connolly

Cody Cook, Rebecca Diamond, Jonathan Hall, John A. List, and Paul Oyer: "The Gender Earnings Gap in the Gig Economy:
Evidence from over a Million Uber Drivers"

German Cubas, Chinhui Juhn and Pedro Silos: "Coordinated Work Schedules and the Gender Wage Gap"

Emma Duchini and Clémentine Van Effenterre: "Do women want to work more or more regularly? Evidence from a natural experiment"


A3. Financial Constraints and Higher Education -- Dockside 4
Chair: Kevin Stange

Irina Shaorshadze: "Credit Constraints, College Quality Choice, and Tuition Policy

Rajashri Chakrabarti, Nicole Gorton, and Michael F. Lovenheim: "The Effect of State Funding for Postsecondary Education on Long-Run Student Outcomes"

Chao Fu, Hsuan-Chih (Luke) Lin, and Atsuko Tanaka: "College Loans and Post-schooling Skill Accumulation"


A4. Tasks and Automation -- Dockside 2
Chair: Aloysius Siow

Melanie Arntz, Terry Gregory, and Ulrich Zierahn: "Technology and the Future of Work: Aggregate Employment Effects of Digitization"

Edward L. Glaeser, Andrew Hillis, Scott Duke Kominers, and Michael Luca: "Putting Prediction into Practice: The Case of Restaurant Hygiene Inspections"

Italo Gutierrez, Daniela Hochfellner, and Nicole Maestas: "Technological Change and Employment of Older Workers"

A5. Labor Market Networks and Matching Mechanisms
-- Dockside 5
Chair: Hani Mansour

Dan Zeltzer: "Gender Homophily in Referral Networks: Consequences for the Medicare Physician Earnings Gaps"

Patrick Coate, Pawel Krolikowski, and Mike Zabek: "Parental Proximity and Earnings After Job Displacements”

Stefano Ban, Sekyu Choi, and Benjamín Villena-Roldán: "Sorting On-line and On-time"


A6. The Short and Long Term Effects of Social Assistance -- Dockside 6
Chair: James Ziliak

German Cubas and Pedro Silos: "Social Insurance and Efficient Occupational Mobility"

Jacob Bastian: "Unintended Consequences? More Marriage, More Children, and the EITC"

David J. Price and Jae Song: "The Long-Term Effects of Cash Assistance"


A7. Early Labor Market Conditions and Long Term Outcomes -- Dockside 7
Chair: TBA

Jonathan Cribb, Andrew Hood, and Robert Joyce: "Entering the labour market in a weak economy: scarring and insurance"

Joseph Han, "Long-Term Effects of Entry Labor Market Conditions: the Case of Korea"

Audra Bowlus and Y-Y Wong: "The Millennials' Transition from School to Work"

A8. Evaluating Policies to Reduce Inequality -- Dockside 8
Chair: Kathleen Mullen

Arezou Zaresani: "Adjustment Costs and Incentives to Work: Evidence from a Disability Insurance Program"

David Neumark, Brian Asquith, and Brittany Bass: "The Long-Run Effects of Anti-Poverty Policies on Disadvantaged Neighborhoods"

Gordon Anderson and Teng Wah Leo…: "On Providing a Complete Ordering of Non-Combinable Alternative Prospects"

A9. Regional Labor Markets
-- E-Lab
Chair: Ian Schmutte

Claudia Macaluso: "Skill remoteness and post-layooff labor market outcomes"

Jan Sebastian Nimczik: "Job Mobility Networks and Endogenous Labor Markets"

Russell Weinstein: "Local Labor Markets and Human Capital Investments"

9:30-10:00 Break


10:00-Noon: Sessions B

B1. Child Health and Child Outcomes -- Dockside 1
Chair: Sandra Black

Erin T. Bronchetti, Garret Christensen, and Hilary W. Hoynes: "Local Food Prices, SNAP Purchasing Power, and Child Health"

N. Meltem Daysal, Todd E. Elder, Judith K. Hellerstein, Scott A. Imberman, Chiara Orsini: "Parental Human Capital Traits and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children"

Chloe N. East, Sarah Miller, Marianne Page, and Laura R. Wherry: "Multi-generational Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net: Early Life Exposure to Medicaid and the Next Generation's Health"

Yuliya Kulikova: "Health Policies and Intergenerational Mobility"

B2. The Return to Education
-- Dockside 5
Chair: Eric Hanushek

Kristiina Huttunen, Tuomas Pekkarinen, Roope Uusitalo, and Hanna Virtanen: "Lost Boys: Post-compulsory Education and Crime"

Georg Graetz: "Human Capital, Signaling, and Employer Learning: What Insights Do We Gain from Regression Discontinuity Designs?"

Daniel Kreisman and Jonathan Smith: "Employer Learning, Labor Market Signaling and the Value of College: Evidence from Resumes and the Truth"

Martin Fischer, Martin Karlsson, Therese Nilsson and Nina Schwarz: "Long-Term Effects of Long Terms. Compulsory Schooling Reforms in Sweden"

B3. Peer Effects in Education II
-- Dockside 6
Chair: Juanna Joensen

Bart H.H. Golsteyn, Arjan Non, and Ulf Zölitz: "The Impact of Peer Personality on Academic Achievement"

Luca Facchinello: "Does Peer Ability Affect Education Choices?"

Rocco d’Este and Elias Einiö: "The Effect of Asian Students on Scholastic Achievement: Evidence from Primary Schools in New York City"

Torsten Santavirtay and Miguel Sarzosa: "The Lifelong Consequences of Abused and Neglected Elementary School Peers"

B4. Immigration Policies
-- Dockside 2
Chair: Robert Gregory

Anna Maria Mayda, Francesc Ortega, Giovanni Peri, Kevin Shih, and Chad Sparber: "The Effect of the H-1B Quota on Employment and Selection of Foreign-born Labor"

Elira Kuka, Na'ama Shenhav, and Kevin Shih: "Do Schooling and Fertility Decisions Respond to the Returns to Education? Evidence from DACA"

Shalise Ayromloo, Benjamin Feigenberg, and Darren Lubotsky: "States Taking the Reins? Employment Verification Requirements and Immigrants'Outcomes"

Lars Højsgaard Andersen, Christian Dustmann, and Rasmus Landersø: "Lowering Welfare Benefits: Intended and Unintended Consequences for Migrants and their Families"


B5. Search Models of Employment, Wages, and Job Mobility -- Dockside 3
Chair: Robert Valletta

David Jinkins and Annaig Morin: "Job-to-Job Transitions, Sorting, and Wage Growth"

Fabian Lange and Theodore Papageorgiou: "Matching Function Estimation Under Unobserved and Endogenous Search Efficacy"

Leland Crane, Henry Hyatt, and Seth Murray: "Cyclical Labor Market Sorting"

Andrew Garin and Filipe Silverio: "How Does Firm Performance Affect Wages? Evidence from Idiosyncratic Export Shocks"


B6. Incentivizing Workers -- Dockside 4
Chair: Paul Oyer

Martin Gaynor, Nirav Mehta, and Seth Richards-Shubik: "Optimal Contracting with Altruistic Workers: A Structural Model of Medicare Reimbursements for Dialysis Drugs"

Braz Camargo, Fabian Lange, and Elena Pastorino: "Earnings Dynamics: the Role of Learning, Human Capital, and Performance Incentives"

Tanjim Hossain, Elizabeth Lyons, and Aloysius Siow: "How Organizational Design Affects Fairness and Effiiency in Team Formation"

Jean-Etienne de Bettignies and John Riesy: "Product Market Competition, Managerial Talent, and Innovation"

B7. The Effects of Minimum Wage
-- Dockside 7
Chair: David Neumark

Weilong Zhang: "Distributional Effects of Local Minimum Wage Hikes: A Spatial Job Search Approach"

Dara Lee Luca and Michael Luca: "Survival of the Fittest: The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Firm Exit"

Niklas Engbom and Christian Moser: "Earnings Inequality and the Minimum Wage"

Tatsushi Oka and Ken Yamada: "Heterogeneous Impact of the Minimum Wage: Implications for Changes in Between- and Within-Group Inequality"


B8. Research on Discrimination I -- Dockside 8
Chair: Hani Mansour

Allison Stashko: "Do police maximize arrests or minimize crime? Evidence from racial profiling in U.S. cities"

Osborne Jackson: "The Supply Side of Discrimination: Evidence from the Labor Supply of Boston Taxi Drivers"

Dominique Meurs and Patrick A. Puhani: "Fair But Imperfect: Disparate Impact in a Procedurally Fair Hiring Process"

Todd Stinebrickner, Ralph Stinebrickner, and Paul Sullivan: "Beauty, Job Tasks, and Wages: A New Conclusion about Employer Taste-Based Discrimination"


B9. Econometric Methods -- E-Lab
Chair: Jeffrey Smith

James G. MacKinnon, Morten Ørregaard Nielsen, and Matthew D. Webb: "Bootstrap and Asymptotic Inference with Multiway Clustering"

Dario Sansone: "Beyond Early Warning Indicators: High School Dropout and Machine Learning"

Angelo Mele: "A Structural Model of Homophily and Clustering in Social Networks"

Tymon Słoczyński: "A General Weighted Average Representation of the Ordinary and Two-Stage Least Squares Estimands"



12:00-1:30 – LUNCH
Metropolitan Centre

12:30 – 1:15 Rees Lecture
Daron Acemoglu, M.I.T.
"Robots and Jobs"

1:30-3:00 Poster Sessions
Metropolitan East

A. Family Economics & Labor Supply

1. Shu Cai, Albert Park, Winnie Yip: "Migration and Subjective Well-Being of Left-behind Parents in Rural China: Evidence from Time Use Data"

2. Lídia Farré and Libertad González: "The Effects of Paternity Leave on Fertility and Labor Market Outcomes"

3. Mattias Engdahl, Mathilde Godard, andOskar N. Skans: "The causal effects on female careers and family outcomes from
graduating during a very deep recession"

4. Kristiina Huttunen and Krista Riukula: "Parental Job Loss and Children’s Schooling Choices"

5. Asif Islam, Silvia Muzi, and Mohammad Amin: "Unequal Laws and the Disempowerment of Women in the Labor Market: Evidence from Firm-Level Data"

6. Claus C Pörtner, Nail Hassairi, and Michael Toomim: "Only if You Pay Me More: Using Field Experiments to Derive Willingness-to-pay for Job Characteristics"

7. Krista Riukula: "Stay home and stay married? The effect of child home care allowance on marital stability"

8. Aino-Maija Aalto, Eva Mörk, Anna Sjögren and Helena Svaleryd: "Childcare -- A safety net for children?"

9. Etienne Pasteau and Junyi Zhu: "Love and money with inheritance: marital sorting between labor income and inherited wealth in the
modern partnership"


B. Human Capital: Education, Training, & Health


2. Cristina Bratu, Matz Dahlberg, and Mattias Engdahl: "Spillover Effects of Stricter Immigration Policies"

3. German Blanco and Alfonso Flores-Lagunes: "Does Youth Training Lead to Better Job Quality? Evidence from Job Corps"

4. Elliott Ash, Vidushi Jayathilak, and Jyotirmayee Sabat: "Contracts and Performance in the Public Sector: Evidence from Teachers’ Unions"

5. Antti Kauhanen: "The Effects of an Education-Leave Program on Educational Attainment and Labor-Market Outcomes"

6. Christina Gathmann and Franziska K. Lembcke: "From Licensing to Certification: An Analysis of Germany’s Crafts and Trade Sector"

7. Melissa LoPalo: "The Effects of Cash Assistance on Refugee Outcomes"

8. Chiara Kofol and Maryam Naghsh Nejad: "The Human Capital Effects of Hosting Refugees: Evidence from Kagera"

9. John Lynch, Aurélie Meunier, Rhiannon Pilington, and Stefanie Schurer: "Baby Bonuses and Early-Life Health Outcomes:
Using Regression Discontinuity Design to Evaluate the Causal Impact of an Unconditional Cash Transfer"

10. Camille Terrier and Matthew White Ridley: "Fiscal and Education Spillovers from Charter Expansion"

11. Corey White: "Measuring the Social and Externality Benefits of Influenza Vaccination"

12. Ling Zhong: "Estimating the value of educational quality in China with Beijing school district assignment policies"

C. Labor Demand & Inequality

1. Antoine Bertheau, Henning Bunzel, Mads Hejlesen, and Rune Vejlin: "Employment and Skill Reallocation over the
Business Cycle: Evidence from Danish Data"

2. Eduard Brüll and Christina Gathmann: "Evolution of the East German Wage Structure"

3. Oren Danieli: "Decomposing Wage Polarization in the U.S."

4. Pierre Deschamps: "Gender Discrimination in Recruitment Committees"

5. Jonathan Deslauriers, Benoit Dostie, Robert Gagné, and Jonathan Paré: "What Is the Impact of Payroll Taxes on Firms' Productivity, Employment Levels, and Wages?"

6. Scott Drewianka and Phillip Oberg: "Estimating Heterogeneity in Lifetime Earnings Risk"

7. Marcus Dillender and Eliza Forsythe: "White Collar Technological Change: Evidence from Job Posting Data"

8. Melanie Arntz, Terry Gregory, Florian Lehmer, Britta Matthes, and Ulrich Zierahn: "Technology and Jobs in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Firm-Level Evidence"

9. Johanna Kemper: "Employment Protection, Capital Investments and Labor Productivity"

10. Daniel Kopp and Michael Siegenthaler: "Does Short-Time Work Prevent Unemployment?"

11. Claudio Labanca, Danielken Molina, and Marc-Andreas Muendler: "Preparing to Export"

12. Stefano Lombardi, Oskar Nordström Skans, and Johan Vikström: "Targeted wage subsidies and rm performance"

13. Johannes Schäffler and Michael Moritz: "German FDI in the Czech Republic – Employment effects in the home country"

14. Benoit Julien, John Kennes, and Moritz Ritter: "Bidding for Teams"

D. Topics in Labor Economics


2. Peter Blair: "Outside Options (Now) More Important than Race in Explaining Tipping Points in U.S. Neigborhoods"

3. Martyn Andrews, Jingcheng Fu, and Richard Upward: "Meeting and Matching: New Evidence on Search in the Labour Market"

4. Naomi Gershoni: "Individual vs Group Decision-Making: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Arbitration Proceedings"

5. Abhir Kulkarni and Barry Hirsch: "Revisiting Union Wage and Job Loss Effects Using the Displaced Worker Surveys"

6. Jesse Kalinowski, Matthew B. Ross, and Stephen L. Ross: "Now you see me, now you dont: visibility and seasonality in tests of
racial profiling"

7. Dohyung Kim: "Do payroll tax subsidies reduce undeclared work? Evidence from Korea"

8. Norihiko Matsuda and Shinsaku Nomura: "The Temptation of Social Networks under Labor Search

9. Patrick Nüß: "Duration Dependence as an Unemployment Stigma: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Germany"

10. Jillian B. Carr and Analisa Packham: "SNAP Benets and Crime: Evidence from Changing Disbursement Schedules"

11. Marco Pagano and Luca Picariello: "Talent Discovery, Layoff Risk and Unemployment Insurance"

12. Michelle Poland, Isabelle Sin Motu, Michael Keall, Steven Stillman, and Trent Smith: "What’s up with Mondays? An investigation into the “Monday Effect” for on- and off-the-job injury claims"

13. Wei Yang Tham: "The Effect of Temporary Colocation on Collaboration and Knowledge Flows: Evidence from NIH Study Sections"

14. Matthias Umkehrer and Philipp vom Berge: "When Employers Don't Pick Up the 20 Euro Bills: Evaluating the Minimum-Wage Exemption of the Long-Term Unemployed in Germany"

15. Maria Antonella Mancino: "A Search Model of Early Employment Careers and Youth Crime"


3:00-5:00: Sessions C


C1. Fertility -- Dockside 5
Chair: Audra Bowlus

Chi Man Yip and Qiongda Zhao: "Fertility and the Cost of a Child: Evidence from Quebec Parental Insurance Plan"

Marta C. Lopes: "Job Security and Fertility Decision"

Breno Braga: "The Effects of Unilateral Trade Liberalization on Marriage and Fertility Choices: Evidence from Brazil"

Priyanka Anand and Lisa B. Kahn: "Peer Effects of Teen Pregnancy on Sexual Behavior"


C2. School Choice and School Quality -- Dockside 6
Chair: Derek Neal

Yusuke Narita: "Match or Mismatch: Learning and Inertia in School Choice"

Zhiyi Xu and Robert G. Hammond: "Designing School Choice Mechanisms: A Structural Model and Demand Estimation"

Stephen Machin and Matteo Sandi: "Autonomous Schools and Strategic Pupil Exclusion"

Mika Kortelainen, Isa Kuosmanen, Liisa T.Laine, and Miikka Rokkanen: "Effects of a Large-Scale Public School Choice Reform"

Patrick L. Baude, Marcus Casey, Eric A. Hanushek, Greg Phelan, and Steven G. Rivkin: "The Evolution of Charter School Quality"


C3. Improving Access to Higher Education -- Dockside 1
Chair: Scott Imberman

Sandra E. Black, Jeff Denning, and Jesse Rothstein: "College Selectivity and Educational Outcomes: Evidence from the Texas Ten Percent Plan"

Graham Beattie, Philip Oreopoulos, and Uros Petronijevic: "Trying to Improve College Outcomes at Scale: Evidence from Online Modules and Text-Message Coaching"

Juliana Londoño-Vélez, Catherine Rodríguez, and Fabio Sánchez: "The Upstream and Downstream Impacts of Merit-Based College Financial Aid for Low-Income Students: Ser Pilo Paga in Colombia"

Christopher R. Dobronyi, Philip Oreopoulos, and Uros Petronijevic: "Goal Setting, Academic Reminders, and College Success: A Large-Scale Field Experiment"

Stuart Campbell, Lindsey Macmillan, Richard Murphy, and Gill Wyness: "Academic undermatch among high-attaining disadvantaged students"


C4.Trade, Outsourcing, Labor Demand, and Wages -- Dockside 2
Chair: John Earle

Jan Bena and Elena Simintzi: "Globalization of Work and Innovation: Evidence from Doing Business in China"

Andrew B. Bernard, Teresa Fort, Valerie Smeets, and Frederic Warzynski: "Offshoring and Reorganization"

Peter Kuhn, Philip Luck, and Hani Mansour: "Offshoring and Skills Demand"

Kirill Borusyak and Xavier Jaravel: "The Distributional Effects of Trade:Theory and Evidence from the United States"


C5. Unemployment  Insurance and Severance Pay -- Dockside 7
Chair: Fabian Lange

Peter Fredriksson and Martin Söderström: "The Equilibrium Impact of Unemployment Insurance on Unemployment: Evidence from a Non-linear Policy Rule"

Bernardus Van Doornik, David Schoenherr, and Janis Skrastins: "Unemployment Insurance, Strategic Unemployment, and Firm-Worker Collusion"

Po-Chun Huang and Tzu-Ting Yang: "An Evaluation of Optimal Unemployment Insurance Using Two Natural Experiments"

Donald O. Parsons: "Employer-Provided Severance Pay: The Emergence of Job Displacement Insurance, 1930-1954"


C6. Topics in Personnel Economics -- Dockside 8
Chair: Christian Dustmann

Tim Liu, Christos Makridis, Paige Ouimet, and Elena Simintzi: "The Cross-Section of Non-Wage Benefits"

Kevin Devereux: "Identifying teamwork skills in professional tennis"

Balázs Reizer: "Wage structure, employment and efficiency"

Ramin P. Baghai, Rui C. Silva, and Luofu Ye: "Bankruptcy, Team-specific Human Capital, and Productivity: Evidence from U.S. Inventors"


C7. Research on Labor Supply -- E-Lab
Chair: Robert Willis

Gizem Koşar, Ayşegül Şahin, and Basit Zafar: "Identifying the Heterogeneity in Work-Leisure Trade-off"

Andriana Bellou and Emanuela Cardia: "Great Depression and the Rise of Female Employment: A New Hypothesis"

Jonathan V. Hall, John J. Horton, and Daniel T. Knoep: "Labor Market Equilibration: Evidence from Uber"

Marion Collewet, Lex Borghans, and Philipp Seegers: "Measuring income-leisure preferences using hypothetical questions"

C8. Gender Differences in Labor Market Outcomes -- Dockside 3
Chair: Hugh Macartney

Mary Ann Bronson and Peter Skogman Thoursie: "The Lifecycle Wage Growth of Men and Women: Explaining Gender Differences in Wage Trajectories"

Maria Zhu: "Rethinking the Old Boy Network: The Effects of Social Ties on the Gender Pay Gap"

Matti Keloharju, Samuli Knüpfer, and Joacim Tåg: "What Prevents Female Executives from Reaching the Top?"

Gabriel Cruz and Tomás Rau: "The Effects of Firms and Equal Pay Laws on the Gender Wage Gap: Evidence from Chile"


C9. Data Quality and Survey Methodology -- Dockside 4
Chair: James MacKinnon

John M. Abowd and Ian M. Schmutte: "Revisiting the Economics of Privacy: Population Statistics and Privacy as Public Goods"

Li Tan: "Imputing Top-Coded Income Data in Longitudinal Surveys"

Edward L. Glaeser, Hyunjin Kim, and Michael Luca: "Nowcasting the Local Economy: Using Yelp Data to Measure Economic Activity"

C. Adam Bee, Graton M. R. Gathright, and Bruce D. Meyer: "The Determination of Survey Non-Response BiasThrough the use of Tax Records"


5:30-6:00 Presentations & Awards
Metropolitan Centre
6:00-7:00 Presidential Address
Joseph Altonji, Yale University
"The Labor Market Return to Advanced Degrees"

7:00 Cocktail Reception
Metropolitan West


Saturday, May 5

7:00 Breakfast
Metropolitan Centre

8:00-9:30 D Sessions:

D1. Causes and Consequences of School and Neighborhood Composition -- Dockside 4
Chair: Steve Rivkin

Hugh Macartney and John D. Singleton: "School Boards and Student Segregation"

Gregorio Caetano and Vikram Maheshri: "Explaining Recent Trends in US School Segregation: 1988-2014"

Jean-William P. Laliberté: "Long-term Contextual Effects in Education: Schools and Neighborhoods"


D2. Research on Educational Attainment -- Dockside 5
Chair: Michael Lovenheim

Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Daniel Hartley, and Kwan Ok Lee: "Long Run Consequences of Neighborhood Change"

Safoura Moeeni and Atsuko Tanaka: "The Effects of Labor Market Opportunities on Education: The Case of a Female Hiring Ceiling in Iran"

Hani Mansour, Daniel I. Rees, Bryson M. Rintala, and Nathan N. Wozny: "The Effects of Professor Gender on the Post-Graduation Outcomes of Female Students"


D3. Intergenerational Investments and Transfers -- Dockside 6
Chair: Marianne Page

Hongliang Zhang, Junsen Zhang, and Ning Zhang: "Sophie’s Choice and Reverse Altruism: The Twins Experiment from China’s Send-down Movement"

Corina Mommaerts and Yulya Truskinovsky: "The Cyclicality of Informal Care"

Shintaro Yamaguchi, Yukiko Asai, and Ryo Kambayashi: "How Does Early Childcare Enrollment Affect Children, Parents, and Their Interactions?"


D4. The Assimulation of Immigrants -- Dockside 1
Chair: Rob Fairlie

Mutlu Yuksel: "Do English Skills Affect Muslim Immigrants’ Economic and Social Integration Differentially?"

Henrik Andersson: "Ethnic Enclaves, Self-Employment and the Economic Performance of Refugees"

Colin Chellman, Dylan Conger, and Lesley J. Turner: "The Effect of College Networks on Immigrant and Minority Labor Market Outcomes"


D5. Learning on the Job -- Dockside 7
Chair: Theodore Papageorgiou

Nils Saniter, Mathias Schumann, and Thomas Siedler: "Door Opener or Waste of Time? The Effects of Student Internships on Labor Market Outcomes"

Eliana Carranza, Robert Garlick, Kate Orkin, and Neil Rankin: "Job Search and Matching with Two-sided Limited Information"

Juan F. Jimenoy, Aitor Lacuesta, Marta Martínez-Matute, and Ernesto Villanueva: "Education, Labour Market Experience and Cognitive Skills: Evidence from PIAAC" 

D6. Local Economic Development -- Dockside 2
Chair: Peter McHenry

Jan Eeckhout, Christoph Hedtrich, and Roberto Pinheiro: "Automation, Spatial Sorting, and Job Polarization"

Francesco Berlingieri, Christina Gathmann, and Verena Lauber: "College Openings and Local Economic Development"

Eric A. Hanushek, Jens Ruhose, and Ludger Woessmann: "Economic Gains from Educational Reform by US States"


D7. Employment Taxes, Hiring and Firing Costs, and Labor Demand -- Dockside 3

Chair: TBA

Stefan Pichler and Nicolas R. Ziebarth: "Labor Market Effects of US Sick Pay Mandates"

Brenda Samaniego de la Parra: "Formal Firms, Informal Workers, and Household Labor Supply: Evidence from Mexico"

Gabriela Galassi: "Labor demand response to labor supply incentives: Evidence from a German labor market reform"


D8. Post Secondary Education and the Gender Gap -- Dockside 8
Chair: Corinne Low

Nayoung Rim: "The Effect of Title IX on Gender Disparity in Graduate Education"

Anne Ardila Brenøe: "Sibling Gender Composition and Participation in STEM Education"

Gabi Xuan Jiang: "Planting the Seeds for Success: Why Women in STEM Don't Stick in The Field"


D9. Environmental Issues and Labor Markets: General -- E-Lab
Chair: TBA

A. Patrick Behrer and Jisung Park: "Will We Adapt? Temperature, Labor and Adaptation to Climate Change"

Marcus Dillender: "Climate Change and Occupational Health: Are There Limits to Our Ability to Adapt?"

Mark Borgschulte, David Molitor, and Eric Zou: "Smoked Out: The Effect of Wildfire Smoke on Labor Market Outcomes"


9:30-10:00 Break

10:00-Noon: E Sessions:

E1. Effects of Peers on Education Outcome -- Dockside 1
Chair: Daniel Rees

Magdalena Bennett and Peter Bergman: "Better Together? Social Networks in Truancy and the Targeting of Treatment"

Ryan R. Brady, Michael A. Insler, and Ahmed S. Rahman: "Peers, Personality, and Performance"

Richard Murphy, Jeffrey T. Denning, and Felix Weinhardt: "Where Do I Stand? The importance of prior class ranking on life outcomes"

Jan Feld and Ulf Zölitz: "High Achieving Men Discourage Women from Entering Quantitative Fields"


E2. Research on College Major -- Dockside 5
Chair: Lesley Turner

Rodney J. Andrews and Kevin Stange: "Price Regulation, Price Discrimination, and Equality of Opportunity in Higher Education: Evidence from Texas"

Jack Britton, Laura van der Erve, and Neil Shephard: "Where is the subsidy going? Using administrative data to value English income contingent student loans by subject and university"

Evan Riehl: "Fairness in College Admission Exams: From Test Score Gaps to Earnings Inequality"

John Eric Humphries, Juanna Schrøter Joensen, and Gregory Veramendi: "Multidimensional Ability Sorting, Education Choices, and Labor Market Outcomes"


E3. Retirement, Family Labor Supply, and Home Production -- Dockside 6
Chair: David Johnson

Jim Been, Susann Rohwedder, and Michael Hurd: "Households' simultaneous consumption spending and home production responses to retirement: Do retirees substitute consumption spending?"

Bernt Bratsberg and Elena Stancanelli: "Partial retirement and partners' labor supply:  Learning from a Norwegian retirement reform"

Julian Vedeler Johnsen and Kjell Vaage: "Spousal Spillovers in Retirement: Evidence from an early Retirement Reform"

John Coglianese: "The Rise of In-and-outs: Declining Labor Force Participation of Prime Age Men"


E4. The Labor Market Effects of Immigration -- Dockside 2
Chair: Darren Lubotsky

Patrick S. Turner: "High-Skill Immigration and the Labor Market: Evidence from the H-1B Visa Program"

Joan Monras, Javier Vázquez-Grenno, and Ferran Elias: "Understanding the Effects of Legalizing Undocumented Immigrants"

Gaetano Basso, Giovanni Peri, and Ahmed Rahman: "Computerization and Immigration: Theory and Evidence from the United States"

Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes, Esther Arenas-Arroyo, Almudena Sevilla Sanz: "Labor Market Impacts of Granting Access to Driving Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants"


E5. Training, Wage Subsidies, and other Active Labor Market Policies -- Dockside 7
Chair: Robert Willis

Michael C. Knaus, Michael Lechner, and Anthony Strittmatter: "Heterogeneous Employment Effects of Job Search Programmes: A Machine Learning Approach"

Christian Holzner and Makoto Watanabe: "Understanding the Role of the Public Employment Agency"

Martin Abel, Rulof Burger, Eliana Carranza, and Patrizio Piraino: "Bridging the Intention-Behavior Gap? The Effect of Plan-Making Prompts on Job Search and Employment"

Maria Cheung, Johan Egebark, Anders Forslund, Lisa Laun, Magnus Rödin, and Johan Vikström: "Job search assistance and displacement effects: Evidence from a randomized experiment"


E6. Management and Productivity -- Dockside 8
Chair: Kathryn Shaw

Felipe A. Dunsch, David K. Evans, Ezinne Eze-Ajoku, and Mario Macis: "Management, Supervision, and Health Care: A Field Experiment"

Kentaro Nakajima, Tsuyoshi Tsuru, and Katsuhito Uehara: "Impact of workplace communication networks on productivity: A new approach using wearable sensors"

Danny Steinbach and Eirini Tatsi: "Peer Effects, Free-Riding and Team Diversity"

Samarth Gupta: "What Do Good Managers Do? Evidence From an Insurance Firm in India"


E7. Cyclical Fluctuations and the Labor Market -- E-Lab
Chair: Jason Faberman

Christian Merkl and Heiko Stüber: "Wage Cyclicalities and Labor Market Dynamics at the Establishment Level: Theory and Evidence"

Andrew S. Green: "Hours Off the Clock"

Julien Grenet, Hans Grönqvist, and Daniel Jahnson: "Financial Crisis and Firm Behavior in the Long-run: Evidence from the Swedish Banking Crisis in the '90s"

Robert G. Valletta, Leila Bengali, and Catherine van der List: "Cyclical and Market Determinants of Involuntary Part-Time Employment"


E8. Research on Discrimination II -- Dockside 3
Chair: Kerwin Charles

Daniel Kreisman and Jonathan Smith: "The Hidden Information in Names"

Heather Sarsons: "Interpreting Signals in the Labor Market: Evidence from Medical Referrals"

Casey Boyd-Swan and Chris M. Herbst: "Racial and Ethnic Discrimination in the Labor Market for Child Care Teachers"

Ricard Gil and Justin Marion: "Customer versus firm discrimination: Evidence from desegregating movie theaters during Jim Crow"


E9. Motherhood and Career Earnings -- Dockside 4
Chair: Andrea Ichino

Yana Gallen: "The effect of maternity leave extensions on firms and coworkers"

Claudio Lucifora, Dominique Meurs, and Elena Villar: "Children, Earnings and Careers in an Internal Labor Market: An Event Study"

YoonKyung Chung, Barbara Downs, Danielle H. Sandler, and Robert Sienkiewicz: "The Parental Gender Earnings Gap in the United States"

Roger White: "There and Back Again – The performance evaluation effects of going to and returning from part-time status"


12:00-1:30 LUNCH
Metropolitan Centre
Fellows Lecture
"Early Childhood Development Interventions: Impacts and Mechanisms"
Costas Meghir, Yale University

1:30-3:30 F Sessions:

F1. Health Issues and the Labor Market -- Dockside 5
Chair: Joshua Gottlieb

Kavan Kucko, Kevin Rinz, and Benjamin Solow: "Labor Market Effects of the Affordable Care Act: Evidence from a Tax Notch"

Sung-Hee Jeon and R. Vincent Pohl: "Labor Market Effects of Medical Innovation: The Case of Breast and Prostate Cancer"

Diane Alexander, Janet Currie, and Molly Schnell: "Check Up Before You Check Out: Retail Clinics and Emergency Room Use"

Nicole Maestas, Kathleen J. Mullen, David Powell, Till von Wachter, and Jeffrey Wenger: "The Relationship Between Working Conditions and Health in the United States, United Kingdom and Europe"


F2. Research on Teacher Quality and Teacher Labor Markets -- Dockside 1
Chair: Peter Bergman

Barbara Biasi: "Unions, Salaries, and The Market for Teachers: Evidence from Wisconsin"

Julie Buhl-Wiggers, Jason T. Kerwin, Jeffrey A. Smith and Rebecca Thornton: "The Impact of Teacher Effectiveness on Student Learning in Africa"

Seth Gershenson, Cassandra M. D. Hart, Constance A. Lindsay, and Nicholas W. Papageorge: "The Long-Run Impacts of Same-Race Teachers"

Joseph Marchand and Jeremy G. Weber: "The Local Effects of the Texas Shale Boom on Schools, Students, and Teachers"


F3. Marriage and Divorce -- Dockside 6
Chair: TBA

Carina Keldenich and Christine Lücke: "Unlucky at Work, Unlucky in Love: The Long-term Effects of Job Loss on Marital Stability"

Andreas Ferrara and Omiros Kouvavas: "Evaluating the Marital Contract Effect: A Natural Experiment"

Jeanne Lafortune and Corinne Low: "Betting the House: How Assets Influence Marriage Selection, Marital Stability, and Child Investments"

Dan Anderberg, Noemi Mantovan, and Robert M. Sauer: "The Dynamics of Domestic Violence: Learning about the Match"


F4. Research on Immigration and Internal Migration -- Dockside 7
Chair: Christina Gathmann

Arnaud Chevalier, Benjamin Elsner, Andreas Lichter, and Nico Pestel: "Immigration and Redistribution: Evidence from 8 Million Forced Migrants"

Jongkwan Lee, Giovanni Peri, and Vasil Yasenov: "The Employment Effects of Mexican Repatriations: Evidence from the 1930s"

Julio Acuna: "The asymmetric impact of out-migration and return migration on wages in the source country: Evidence from Mexico"

Bryan A. Stuart and Evan J. Taylor: "Migration Networks and Location Decisions: Evidence from U.S. Mass Migration"


F5. Income Dynamics and Inequality -- Dockside 2
Chair: Bruce Meyer

Alexandros Theloudis: "Consumption Inequality across Heterogeneous Families"

Jonathan Fisher, David Johnson, Jonathan P. Latner, Timothy Smeeding, and Jeffrey Thompson: "Estimating the Marginal Propensity to Consume using the Distributions of Income, Consumption, and Wealth"

Moira Daly, Dmytro Hryshko, and Iourii Manovskii: "Improving the measurement of earnings dynamics"

Richard Blundell, Robert Joyce, Agnes Norris Keiller, and James P. Ziliak: "Income Inequality and the Labour Market in Britain and the US"


F6. Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship -- Dockside 8
Chair: Katharine Abraham

Kathryn Shaw and Anders Sorensen: "The Intangible Capital of Young Serial Entrepreneurs"

J. David Brown, John S. Earle, Mee Jung Kima, and Kyung Min Lee: "High-Growth Entrepreneurship"

John Eric Humphries: "The Causes and Consequences of Self-Employment over the Life Cycle"

Nicolas Gendron-Carrier: "Understanding the Careers of Young Entrepreneurs"


F7. Retirement and Older Workers -- Dockside 9
Chair: Ernesto Villanueva

Alexander M. Gelber, Damon Jones, Daniel W. Sacks, and Jae Song: "Using Kinked Budget Sets to Estimate Extensive Margin Responses: Method and Evidence from the Social Security Earnings Test"

Cormac O'Dea: "Insurance, Efficiency and Design of Public Pensions"

Elliott Ash and Bentley MacLeod: "Aging, Retirement, and High-Skill Work Performance: The Case of State Supreme Court Judges"

Maarten Lindeboom and Raymond Montizaan: "Pension reform: Disentangling the impact on Retirement Behavior and Private Savings"


F8. Flash Talks: Demand and Supply -- Dockside 4
Chair: John Earle

Etienne Lalé: "The Evolution of Multiple Jobholding in the U.S. Labor Market: The Complete Picture of Gross Worker Flows"

Yariv Fadlon: "The Effects of an Increase in Minimum Wage on Labor Market Transitions: Evidence from NLSY"

Robert Fairlie, Javier Miranda, and Nikolas Zolas: "How Many Jobs Does an Entrepreneur Create? Evidence from the Universe of U.S. Startups"

Steffen Andersen, Philippe d’Astous, Jimmy Martínez-Correa and Stephen H. Shore: "Responses to Saving Commitments: Evidence from Mortgage Run-offs"

Clément Carbonnier, Clément Malgouyres, Loriane Py, and Camille Urvoy: "Impact of a Corporate Tax Credit on Profits, Wages and Employment: Evidence from a Large French Reform"

John M. Griffin, Samuel Kruger, and Gonzalo Maturana: "Do Labor Markets Discipline? Evidence From RMBS Bankers"

Heinrich Hock, Dara Lee Luca, Tim Kautz, and David Stapleton: "Improving the Outcomes of Youth with Medical Limitations Through Comprehensive Training and Employment Services: Evidence from the National Job Corps Study"

Marcelo Arbex, Dennis O'Dea, and David Wiczer: "Network Search: Climbing the Job Ladder Faster"

Livia Alfonsi, Oriana Bandiera, Vittorio Bassi, Robin Burgess, Imran Rasul, Munshi Sulaiman, and Anna Vitali: "Tackling Youth Unemployment: Evidence from a Labor Market Experiment in Uganda"


F9. Labor Markets and Crime -- E-Lab
Chair: Kevin Lang

Evan K. Rose: "Job Loss, Earnings, and Crime: Evidence from Administrative Data"

Maria Micaela Sviatschi: "Making a Narco: Childhood Exposure to Illegal Labor Markets and Criminal Life Paths"

Ashna Arora: "Juvenile Crime and Anticipated Punishment"

Amanda Y. Agan and Michael D. Makowsky: "The Minimum Wage, EITC, and Criminal Recidivism"


3:30-4:00 Break

4:00-5:30: G Sessions

G1. Early Investments in Human Capital -- Dockside 5
Chair: Damon Jones

Breyon J. Williams: "The Spillover Benefits of Expanding Access to Preschool: Evidence from South Carolina's Early Childhood Education Program"

Sean Sylvia, Nele Warrinnier, Renfu Luo, Ai Yue, Orazio Attanasio, Alexis Medina, and Scott Rozelle: "From Quantity to Quality: Delivering a Home-based Parenting Intervention through China’s Family Planning Cadres"

Winnie van Dijk, John Eric Humphries, and Daniel Tannenbaum: "Does Eviction Cause Poverty? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Cook County, IL


G2. Education Production Functions I -- Dockside 6
Chair: Shintaro Yamaguchi

Pedro Carneiro, Yyannú Cruz-Aguayo, and Norbert Schady: "Where the Girls Are Not: Households, Teachers, and the Gender Gap in Early Math Achievement"

Michael Gilraine, Hugh Macartney, and Robert McMillan: "Education Reform in General Equilibrium: Evidence from California's Class Size Reduction"

Seik Kim: "Private Tutoring, Studying Alone, and Labor Market Performance"


G3. Marriage Markets -- Dockside 1
Chair: Robert Moffitt

Gaurav Chiplunkar and Jeffrey Weaver: "Marriage Markets and the Rise of Dowry in India"

Robert A. Moffitt, Brian J. Phelan, and Anne E. Winkler: "Welfare Rules, Incentives, and Family Structure"

Edgar Cortes, Annie Laurie Hines, Gabriela Rubio, and Cynthia Van Der Werf Cuadros: "Are all the good men gone? Male migration and female marriage and labor market outcomes"


G4. Technical Change and the Demand for Skill -- Dockside 2
Chair: Nathaniel Baum-Snow

Jeffrey Clemens, Joshua D. Gottlieb, David Hémous, and Morten Olsen: "The Spillover Effects of Top Income Inequality"

Richard Blundell, David Green, and Wenchao Jin: "The UK Education Expansion and Technological Change"

Enghin Atalay, Phai Phongthiengtham, Sebastian Sotelo, and Daniel Tannenbaum: "The Evolving U.S. Occupational Structure"


G5. Monopsony and Frictions in the Labor Market -- Dockside 7
Chair: Stephen Jones

Arindrajit Dube, Alan Manning, and Suresh Naidu: "Monopsony and Employer Mis-optimization Account for Round Number Bunching in the Wage Distribution"

Arindrajit Dube, Jeff Jacobs, Suresh Naidu, and Siddharth Suri: "Monopsony in Online Labor Markets"

Lee Tucker: "Monopsony for Whom? Evidence from Brazilian Administrative Data"


G6. Unions and Industrial Relations -- Dockside 8
Chair: Barry Hirsch

Ling Li, Shawn Rohlin, and Perry Singleton: "Labor Unions and Occupational Safety: Event-Study Analysis Using Union Elections"

Thomas Breda, Alex Bryson, and John Forth: "Competition and Productivity: The Case of Union Locals"

Henry Farber, Dan Herbst, Ilyana Kuziemko, and Suresh Naidu: "Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century:  New Evidence from Survey Data"


G7. Occupational Choice -- E-Lab
Chair: W. Bentley MacLeod

Kurt Lavetti and Ian M. Schmutte: "Gender Differences in Earnings and Sorting on Occupational Safety"

Kevin Lang and Maria Dolores Palacios: "The Determinants of Teachers’ Occupational Choice"

Petra E Todd and Weilong Zhang: "A Dynamic Model of Personality, Schooling, and Occupational Choice"


G8. Gender Gaps, Norms, and Career Expectations -- Dockside 3
Chair: Marianne Bronson

Jessica Pan, Ilyana Kuziemko, Jenny Shen, and Ebonya Washington: "The Mommy Effect: The Impact of Parenthood on Employment and Gender-Role Attitudes"

Ariel J. Binder, "The New Work-Family Equilibrium for Highly Skilled Mothers"

Andrea Ichino, Martin Olsson, Barbara Petrongolo, and Peter Skogman Thoursie: "Economic incentives and gender identity"


G9. Flash Talks: Topics in Labor Economics -- Dockside 4
Chair: John Abowd

Cynthia L. Doniger: "Rising Inequality and Falling Labor Share: The Role of Wage Contracts"

Annie Laurie Hines and Giovanni Peri: "Do Apprehensions of Undocumented Create Job-Opportunities for US Workers? Evidence from US Districts, 2000-2015"

Sergei Guriev, Biagio Speciale, and Michele Tuccio: "How do regulated and unregulated labor markets respond to shocks? Evidence from immigrants during the Great Recession"

R. Jason Faberman, Andreas Mueller, Ayşegül Şahin, and Giorgio Topa: "Job Search and the Gender Wage Gap"

Mary Kate Batistich and Timothy N. Bond: "Symptoms Before the Syndrome? Stalled Racial Progress and Japanese Trade in the 1970s and 1980s"

Patrick Arni, "What Drives Wage Effects of Unemployment Benefits? Evidence from Natural Experiments and Reservation Wage Data"




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

Hold the dates:

SOLE 2019:  May 3-4, 2019, Renaissance Arlington Capital View, Arlington, VA
SOLE 2020: Joint with EALE in Europe





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