ESSLE 2015 - Papers

Thursday 3 September


13:30 - 14:30 “Economic Shocks and Internal Migration”

Joan Monras (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)

14:30 - 15:30 “Globalization: A Woman’s Best Friend? Exporters and the Gender Wage Gap”

Beata Javorcik (University of Oxford and CEPR)

16:00 - 17:00 “Employment Protection Legislation and Employment Court Activity in Spain”

Juan Jimeno (Bank of Spain, CEPR and IZA), Marta Martinez-Matute (Bank of Spain) and Juan Mora-Sanguinetti (Bank of Spain)

17:15 - 18:30 Poster Session A


Friday 4 September


09:00 - 10:00 "Does Extending Unemployment Benefits Improve Job Quality?"

Andrea Weber (Mannheim University, CEPR and IZA) and Arash Nekoei (IIES, Stockholm University)

10:00 - 11:00 “Decomposing Duration Dependence in a Stopping-Time Model”    

Robert Shimer (University of Chicago, NBER and IZA), Fernando Alvarez (University of Chicago) and Katarína Borovičková (New York University)

11:30 - 12:30 “Reservations Wages and the Wage Flexibility Puzzle” 

Barbara Petrongolo (Queen Mary, University of London, CEPR and IZA), Felix Koenig (London School of Economics) and Alan Manning (London School of Economics)

13:30 - 14:30 “Financial Incentives and Earnings of Disability Insurance Recipients: Evidence from a Notch Design”

Stefan Staubli (University of Calgary, CEPR and IZA) and Philippe Ruh (University of Zurich)

15:00 – 16:00 “The Great Escape: Intergenerational Mobility since 1940”

Nathaniel Hilger (Brown University)

16:15 - 18:00 Poster Session B


Saturday 5 September


09:00 - 10:00 “Social Ties and Quality Signals in the Migration of Knowledge Workers – Lessons from East German Inventor Mobility”    

Dietmar Harhoff (University of Munich and CEPR), Stefan Bender (IAB), Matthias Dorner (Max Planck Institute), Tina Hinz (Max Planck Institute) and Karin Hoisl (Max Planck Institute and Copenhagen Business School)

10:00 - 11:00 “Insurance Within Groups: the Role of Internal Labor Markets”   

Giovanni Pica (Università degli Studi di Milano), Giacinta Cestone (Cass Business School), Chiara Fumagalli (Bocconi University and CEPR) and Francis Kramarz (CREST (ENSAE), CEPR and IZA)

11:30 - 12:30 “France’s Almost Public Private Schools”       

Giuseppe Bertola (ECHEC Business School and CEPR)

13:30 - 14:30 “Correlating Social Mobility and Economic Outcomes”    

Maia Güell (University of Edinburgh, CEPR and IZA), Jose Rodriguez Mora (University of Edinburgh, CESifo and CEPR), Michele Pellizzari (University of Geneva, CEPR and IZA) and Giovanni Pica (Università degli Studi di Milano) 

14:30 – 15:30 “Risk Attitudes and Household Migration Decisions”    

Francesco Fasani (Queen Mary, University of London), Christian Dustmann (University College London and CEPR), Xin Meng (Australian National University and IZA) and Luigi Minale (University College London)