Labor Markets, Families, and Children

Program, May 15

08.45 Coffee and registration
09.00-09.05 Welcome address by Kjell G. Salvanes and Mari Rege

Chair: Kjell G. Salvanes

09.05-09.55

Ran Abramitzky (Stanford)

Cultural assimilation during the age of mass migration

09.55-10.45

Victor Lavy (Warwick)

Persistency in Teachers's Gender Grading Biases and Effect on Longer Term Outcomes: University Admission Exams and Choice of Field of Study

10.45-11.05

Break

11.05-11.55

Mari Rege (UiS)

Increasing Perseverance in Math: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Norway

12.00-12.45

Lunch

Chair: Mari Rege  

12.45-13.35

Susanna Loeb (Stanford)

One Step at a Time: The Effects of an Early Literacy Text Messaging Program for Parents of Preschoolers

13.35-14.25

Marc Gurgand (PSE)

Credit constraint and higher education in South Africa

14.25-14.45

Break

14.45-15.35

Simon Jäger (UC Berkeley)

How Substitutable Are Workers? Evidence from Worker Deaths

15.35-16.25

Kjell G. Salvanes (NHH)

Breaking the Links: Natural Resource Booms and Intergenerational Mobility

Program, May 16

Chair: Ingeborg Solli

09.00-09.50

Anna Aizer (Brown)

Marrying the right man: welfare, marriage and child well-being

09.50-10.40

Aline Bütikofer (NHH)

Childhood Nutrition and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from a School Breakfast Program
10.40-11.00

Break

11.00-11.50

Manudeep Bhuller (UiO)

How the Internet Changed the Market for Print Media

12.00-12.45

Lunch

Chair: Patrick Bennett

12.45-13.35

Randi Hjalmarsson (University of Gothenburg)

The Fall of Capital Punishment and the Rise of Prisons: How Punishment Severity Affects Jury Verdicts

13.35-14.25

Katrine Løken (UiB)

Incarceration, Recidivism and Employment