Norwegian Young Empirical Economist Workshop

The purpose of this workshop is to gather young economists working in any field within applied/empirical microeconomics, including labor, public, education, family, health, crime, political, IO to present and comment on ongoing work. We especially invite PhD candidates, post-doctoral scholars and young career researchers.

There will be 14 presentations.

This event is supported by the Norwegian Research Council (FRIPRO Young Research Talents and Balanse Programs).



10.30-11.00: Welcome/Coffee

11.00-11.30: Ingrid Semb (UiO): Affirmative Action in the Presence of Application Endogeneity

11.30-12.00: René Karadakic (NHH): Consequences of Rapid Structural Change - Evidence from Hydropower Expansions

12.00-13.00: Lunch

13.00-13.40: Henrik Sigstad (BI): Judicial Connections: Family Ties between Judges and Lawyers in Brazil

13.40-14.20: Zichen Deng (NHH): Revealed Preference or Forced Leave: Internal Migration Responses to Pollution Information

14.20-14.40: Coffee break

14.40-15.20: Ola Vestad (SSB): Labor supply and taxation: A reappraisal taking income effects into account

15.20-16.00: Julia Li (NHH): International students and native’s attitude towards immigration: Evidence from the United States

18.30: Dinner at «Der Peppern Gror Rådhusplassen»

Tuesday, 6 December

09.00-09.40: Andreas Haller (NHH): Optimal Unemployment Insurance with Repeated Unemployment

09.40-10.20: Max Kellogg (UiO): Care Needs and Caregiving: How Old-Age Health Shocks Affect the Growth and Well-Being of Families

10.20-10.40: Coffee break

10.40-11.20: Anna Ignatenko: Countervailing power of firms in international trade

11.20-12.00: Sturla Løkken (SSB): Missing the mark? School spending and educational outcomes

12.00-13.00: Lunch

13.00-13.30: Alessandro Pizzigolotto: Credit Shocks and Populism

13.30-14.00: Adam Reiremo (UiO): Educational Mismatch.The Role of Supply and Demand

14.00-14.30: Coffee break

14.30-15:10: Sam Dodini (NHH): The Effect of Labor Market Competition on Firms, Workers, and Communities

15:10-15:50: Manudeep Bhuller (UiO): Collective Bargaining, Worker Compensation and Firm Performance