2016 WORKSHOP ON LABOUR AND FAMILY ECONOMICS (WOLFE)

The workshop will be held at the Research Centre for Social Sciences (ReCSS),Training Suite (YH/001b), 6 Innovation Close, University of York, Heslington, YORK  YO10 5ZF. Please see details of the programme below. Please click here for a pdf version. 

Day 1: 12th September

10.30: Welcome and Coffee

10.50

Introduction

1st Session: Child’s Human Capital

Chair: Paulo Santos Monteiro

11.00-11.45

Ainhoa Aparicio (Collegio Carlo Alberto)

Immigrants' choice of language spoken at home and their children's cognitive test scores

11.45-12.30

Emma Tominey (University of York)

Family Income Shocks and Adolescent Human Capital

12.30-1.30: Lunch

2nd Session: Child’s Inputs

Chair: Giacomo De Luca

13.30-14.15

Marco Francesconi (University of Essex)

The pill scare and its effects on children and mothers

14.15-15.00

Shqiponja Telhaj (University of Sussex)

Are Public Sector CEOs Different? Leadership Wages and

Performance in Schools

3.00-3.30: Coffee

3rd Session: Childcare

Chair: Emma Tominey

15:30-16.15

Sarah Cattan (Institute of Fiscal Studies)

The impact of part-time vs. full-time childcare on mothers’ labour supply: evidence from England

16.15-17.00

Karen Mumford (University of York)

Labour Supply and Childcare for Two-Parent Families: A Structural Approach

4th Session: Poster Presentations

Organised by Gloria Moroni

17.10-18.10

 

Poster Presentations, Wine and Nibbles

Staff Room, Department of Economics

Day 1: 12th September

4th Session: Poster Presentations


17.10-18.10

Staff Room,

Department of Economics

 

Chiara Cavaglia (University of Essex), Intergenerational mobility over the income distribution: the role of social networks.

Raj Chande (University of Bristol, the Behavioural Insights Team), Raising attainment by texting parents timely information - two field experiments.

Gloria Moroni (University of York), Explaining divorce gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills of children.

Lorenzo Neri (Queen Mary University of London), Grading Leniency and Area Development.

Tom Robinson (Newcastle University), Maternal Non-Standard Working Schedules and Adolescent Smoking Behaviour in the UK.

Idaira Rodriguez Santana (University of York), Analysing the gender gap in the medical specialties. Empirical evidence for the Spanish Resident Market.

Alexandros Theloudis (University College London), Consumption Dynamics and Allocation in the Family.

Valentina Tonei (Economic and Social Research Institute), The response of parental time investments to the child's abilities and health.

Luo Yiyang (University of Essex), Is the quantity-quality trade-off real? Quasi-experimental evidence from China.

18.20

Taxis to city centre

20.00

Workshop Dinner.

Day 2: 13th September

8.45-9.15: Coffee

5th Session: Health Economics

Chair: Nigel Rice

9.15-10.00

Andrew Jones (University of York)

Inequality of opportunity in health: a decomposition approach.

10.00-10.45

Stephanie von Hinke (University of Bristol)

How do consumers respond to nutritional labels? Evidence from a quasi-experiment.

10.45-11.15: Coffee

6th Session: Peer Effects

Chair: Cheti Nicoletti

11.15-12.00

Marianne Simonsen (Aarhus University)

Family Responses to Major Life Events: Evidence from Linking School Starting Age and Family Level Outcomes

12.00-12.45

Thomas Cornelissen (University of York)

Peer effects in the workplace

12.45-13.00

Closing Comments by Jo Swaffield

13.00-14.00: Lunch



*We thank the Royal Economic Society and the Department of Economics for the financial support provided for the workshop