11th Nordic Summer Institute in Labor Economics

Program, June 12
08:45-09:00                 

Registration

Session 1
"Socio-Emotional Skills and Personality Traits"
Chair: Sissel Jensen (NHH)
09:00-09:10

Welcome from the organizers

09:10-09:50

Miriam Gensowski (University of Copenhagen):
"Socio-Emotional Skills as Determinants of Occupational Mobility"

09:50-10:30                         

Tuomas Pekkarinen (Aalto University):
"Secular Rise in Economically Valuable Personality Traits"

10:30-11:00                 

Coffee Break

Keynote 1
Chair: Kjell G. Salvanes
11:00-12:00                                          David Figlio (Northwestern University):
"Culture and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital"
12:00-13:00

Lunch

Session 2

"PhD Projects"
Chair: Kai Liu (University of Cambridge)

13:00-13:25 Antonio Dalla-Zuanna (NHH):
"The Long Term Effects of Work-Related Networks on Earnings"
13:25-13:50 Patrick Bennett (CBS):
"Job Displacement and Crime"
13:50-14:15 Krista Riukula (Aalto University):
"Marginal effect of preventive care: Screening for gestational diabetes"
14:15-14:40      Aino-Maija Aalto (Uppsala University):
"Speed premium in childbearing—The importance of financial incentives on fertility behaviour"
14:40-15.10

Coffee Break

Session 3
"Early Childhood Investments"
Chair: Meltem Daysal (SDU)
15:10-15:50        Aline Bütikofer (NHH):
"Introducing a Free Nutritious School Breakfast: Long-Term Impacts on Education and Adult Earnings"
15:50-16:30          Rasmus K. Landersø (Rockwool Foundation Research Unit):
"Family Responses to Major Life Events: Evidence from Linking School Starting Age and Family Outcomes"
16:30-17.10 Peter Nilsson (IIES):
"Childhood Lead Exposure and Criminal Behavior: Lessen from the Swedish Phase-out of Leaded Gasoline"
19:00

Conference Dinner

Program, June 13
Session 4
"Matching and Displacement"
Chair: Ragnhild Balsvik (NHH)
09:00-09:40

Nils Gottfries (Uppsala University):
"Matching Process: Search or Mismatch?"

09:40-10:20                         

Elias Einiö (VATT):
"The (Displacement) Effects of Spatially Targeted Enterprise Initiatives: Evidence from UK LEGI"

10:20-10:50                 

Coffee Break

Keynote 2
Chair: Katrine Løken (University of Bergen)
10:50-11:50                                          Chinhui Juhn (University of Houston): 
"Parental Time, Children’s Outcomes, and Role of Policy"
11:00-15:00

Lunch

Session 5

"Education, Scientists, and Power Couples"
Chair: Mircea Trandafir (SDU)

13:00-13:40 Alex Solis (Uppsala University): 
"The Effects of Credit Constraints on Dropping out from College"
13:40-14:20 Natalia Zinovyeva (Aalto University): 
"Top Researchers as Stewards of Scientific Integrity: Evidence from a Randomized Natural Experiment"
14:20-15:00 Julian V. Johnsen (University of Bergen): 
"This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Us: On Power Couples and Urbanization"
15:00

Closing

 

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