15th Nordic Summer Institute in Labor Economics

About the meeting 

Where: NHH - Auditorium C 

The meeting is organized by FAIR – the Centre for Experimental Research on Fairness, Inequality and Rationality at the Norwegian School of Economics. The meeting will last for two days, starting in the morning of May 12, and ending in the afternoon of May 13.

We look forward to seeing you in Bergen!


Organizing Committee:

Thursday May 12, 2022

08:30-09:00 Registration
Session 1 - Education, Chair: Alexander Willén
09:00-09:30 Samuel Dodini The Dynamics of Power in Labor Markets: Monopolistic Unions versus Monopsonistic Employers
09:30-10:00 Petra Thiemann School density and inequality in student achievement
10:00-10:30 Aspasia Bizopoulou Do Second Chances Pay Off? Evidence from a Natural Experiment with Low-Achieving Students
10:30-10:50  Coffee Break
Keynote 1, Chair: Kjell Salvanes
10:50-11:50 Diane Schanzenbach (Northwestern University) School Spending, Achievement and Labor Market Outcomes
12:15-13:15 Lunch and FAIR seminar with Pedro Carneiro
Session 2 – PhD Projects, Chair: Aline Bütikofer
13:30-13:50 Aapo Stenhammer New Evidence on the Effect of Technology on Employment and Skill Demand
13:50-14:10 Daniel Duque Education spending and outcomes: exploring a federal grant distribution reform
14:10-14:30 Nicoline Josephine Bach Labour Market Consequences of Less Restrictive Divorce Laws
14:30-14:50 Mikko Silliman Childcare, skills, and the labor market
14:50-15.10  Coffee Break
Session 3 – Labor, Chair: Sissel Jensen
15:10-15:40 Abhijeet Singh Improving Public Sector Management at Scale? Experimental Evidence on School Governance in India
15:40-16:10 Clément Brébion Unemployment Insurance Eligibility and Employment Duration
16:10-16:40 Stefano Lombardi The Unequal Cost of Job Loss across Countries
16:40-17.10 Birthe Larsen Why Firms Lay Off Workers instead of Cutting Wages: Evidence from Matched Firm Survey-Administrative Data
19:00 Conference Dinner

Friday May 13, 2022

Session 4 – Health, Chair; Katrine Løken
09:00-09:30 Julie Riise Does Your Doctor Matter? Doctor Quality and Patient Outcomes
09:30-10:00 Frederik Plesner Lyngse Early Career, Life-Cycle Choices, and Gender
10:00-10:20  Coffee Break
10:20-10:50 Meltem Daysal Germs in the Family: The Long-Term Consequences of Intra-Household Endemic Respiratory Disease Spread
10:50-11:20 Zichen Deng Long-term Consequences of Acid Rain (Sulfur) Policy
11:30-12:30 Lunch  
Keynote 2, Chair: Alexander Willén
12:30-13:30 Cristian Pop-Eleches (Columbia University) Information, preferences, and household demand for school value-added
13:30-14:00 Coffee Break
Session 5 – Households and Work, Chair: Aline Bütikofer
14:00-14:30 Yoko Okuyama Intrahousehold Welfare: Theory and Application to Japanese Data
14:30-15:00 Dan-Olof Rooth Language skills and hiring: The causal return to Swedish for immigrants
15:00-15:30 Tuomas Pekkarinen Constraints to incentivizing part-time work: The labour supply effects of the Finnish Flexible Care Allowance
15.30 Farewell Coffee