一橋サマー・インスティテュート(労働経済)

HSI on Labor Economics has been sucessfully closed.

August 1 and 2, 2015

Hitotsubashi University, Kunitachi Campus
7th floor, Adminisitration Building (Map #4)

Hosted by Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study
Sponsored by Institute for Statistical Research and Japan Center for Economic Research

Program

Each session consists of 40 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion by a formal discussant, 10 minutes open discussion.

8:30- Reception desk opens

::::::::August 1::::::::

9:00-9:10 Opening remarks by Koichi Tadenuma (President of Hitotsubashi University)

Method (Chair: Daiji Kawaguchi)
9:10-10:10
Dan Black “Simple Tests for Selection Bias: Learning More from Instrumental Variables” (with Joonhwi Joo, Robert LaLonde, Jeffrey Smith, and Evan Taylor)
Discussant: Kohei Kawaguchi

10:10-10:40 Coffee break

Social aspects of employment (Chair: Ryo Kambayashi)
10:40-11:40
Ayako Kondo “Peer Effects in Employment Status: Evidence from Housing Lotteries for Forced Evacuees in Fukushima” (with Masahiro Shoji)
Discussant: Daniel Hamermesh

11:40-12:40
Izumi Yokoyama “Estimating the causal impact of alcohol consumption on earnings using genotype as the instrumental variable” (with Daiji Kawaguchi and Jungmin Lee)
Discussant: Jan van Ours

12:40-13:40 Lunch

Maternal Employment (Chair: Daniel Hamermesh)
13:40-14:40
Jungmin Lee “No School, No Work”
Discussant: Hyelim Son

14:40-15:40
Shintaro Yamaguchi “Crowding-Out Effect of Publicly Provided Childcare: Why Maternal Employment Did Not Increase” (with Ryo Kambayashi and Yukiko Asai)
Discussant: Junsen Zhang

15:40-16:10 Coffee break

Labor market adjustment (Chair: Jungmin Lee)
16:10-17:10
Emiko Usui “Employer Learning, Job Changes, and Wage Dynamics” (with Seik Kim)
Discussant: Dan Black

17:10-18:10
Daiji Kawaguchi “The Effect of Exchange Rate Fluctuations on Employment -Empirical Analysis Using Firm-level Panel Data” (with Izumi Yokoyama and Kazuhito Higa)
Discussant: Takao Kato

18:30- Group dinner

::::::::August 2::::::::

Labor market adjustment (Chair: Jungmin Lee)
8:45-9:45
Ryo Kambayashi “The Importance of Vertical Communication Gap in the High-Performance Work System: Evidence from Japan,” (with Takao Kato)
Discussant: Hideo Owan

9:45-10:15 Coffee Break

Family (Chair: Jungmin Lee)
10:15-11:15
Junsen Zhang “Hard to get: The scarcity of women and the competition for high income men in Chinese cities” (with David Ong and Yu (Alan) Yang)
Discussant: Jessica Pan

11:15-12:15
Jessica Pan “Social Norms, Labor Market Opportunities, and the Marriage Market Penalty for Skilled Women” (with Marianne Bertrand, Patricia Cortes and Claudia Olivetti)
Discussant: Shintaro Yamaguchi

12:15-13:15 Lunch

Work hours (Chair: Daiji Kawaguchi)
13:15-14:15
Yukiko Asai “Overtime premium and hours of work: Lessons from the mandatory increase in the overtime premium,” (with Naomi Kodama)
Discussant: Jungmin Lee

14:15-15:15
Daniel Hamermesh “Not working at work: Loafing, unemployment and labor productivity
Discussant: Ryo Kambayashi

15:15-15:45 Coffee break

Education (Chair: Ryo Kambayashi)

15:45-16:45
Hyelim Son “Human capital investment when sheepskin effects matter: Evidence from income shocks in Indonesia”
Discussant: Daiji Kawaguchi

16:45-17:45
Jan C. van Ours “Educational Consequences of Language for Young Children” (with Yuxin Yao, Asako Ohinata)
Discussant: Stacey Chen

17:45 Adjourn

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