PhD Course with Janet M. Currie & W. Bentley Macleod

Program, August 29
13:00-13:30    

Registration

13:30-15:00

Lecture 1: Early Life and Human Capital Development (1)

15:30-17:00

Lecture 2: Early Life and Human Capital Development (2)

17:00                

Social gathering

program, august 30
09:00-10:30

Lecture 3: Education and Health

11:00-12:30

Lecture 4: Mental Health and Human Capital

PhD Projects: Session 1
13:30-14:00

Antonio Dalla-Zuanna: "Natural Resource Booms and Intergenerational Mobility"

14:00-14:30 Wiktoria Tafesse: "Iodine Deficiency and Test Scores"
PhD Projects: Session 2
15:00-15:30 Martin Eckhoff Andresen: "Who benefits from early care? Treatment effects under essential heterogeneity"
15:30-16:00

Aino-Maija Aalto: "Childcare – a safety net for children?"

16:00-16:30

Eva Rye Johansen: "Academic Achievement and the Gender Composition of Preschool Staff"

program, august 31
09:00-10:30     

Lecture 5: Economics of Experts: Choosing a Career

11:00-12:30         

Lecture 6: Economics of Experts: Making Decisions

PhD Projects: Session 3
13:30-14:00

Maja Weemes Grøtting: "Retirement - the Great Equalizer? Socioeconomic Status, Health and Retirement"

14:00-14:30

Elisabeth Fevang: "Health and employment. Towards more sorting in the labor market?"

PhD Projects: Session 4
15:00-15:30 Peter Egedesø Madsen: "Preventing the White Death: Tuberculosis Dispensaries"
15:30-16:00

Anne-Lise Breivik: "Health Effects of Exposure to Air Pollution"

16:00-16:30

Caroline Chuard: "Worth a Shot? Long-term effects of measles vaccination in the US"

Program, September 1
PhD Projects: Session 5
09:00-09:30

Mikkel H. Pedersen: "Radiotherapy and Socio-Economic Outcomes of Breast Cancer Patients"

09:30-10:00                         

Daniel Knutsson: "Intergenerational Effects of Age at School Start on Education: A Regression Discontinuity Application of a School Start Age Policy"

10:00-10:30               

Riukula Krista: "The effect of screening for gestational diabetes on birth outcomes"

11:00-12:30                                         

Lecture 7: Economics of Experts: Incentive Design and Authority Contracts

13:30-15:00

Lecture 8: Economics of Experts: Incentive Design, Malfeasance, and Guile

15:00-15.15

Closing remarks

 

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