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Seminars Autumn 2016

  • Sept 6 2016: Regina Riphahn (FAU Erlangen Nüremberg): The causal effect of age at migration on youth educational attainment. Abstract.
  • Sept 8 2016: Chantal van Esch (Case Western Reserve University): The role of gender in (particularly Academic) careers. Abstract
  • Sept 13 2016: Roberto Pinheiro (Federal reserve bank of Cleveland): Organizations, Skills, and wage inequality. Abstract
  • Sept 20 2016: Timothy Bond (Purdue University): Updating Human Capital Decisions: Evidence from SAT Score Shocks and College Applications (with George Bulman, Xiaoxiao Li, and Jonathan Smith). Abstract and paper.
  • Sept 27 2016: Susanna Loeb (Stanford University): Virtual Classrooms: How Online College Courses Affect Student Success (Together with Eric Bettinger, Lindsay Fox, and Eric S. Taylor). Abstract and Paper.
  • Oct 4 2016: Guido Schwerdt ( University of Konstanz): The Effects of Test-based Retention on Student Outcomes over Time: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Florida (Together with Martin R. West and Marcus A. Winters). Abstract and Paper.
  • Oct 11 2016: Christina Rott (UM): Don’t shoot the messenger! Experimental evidence on delegation of communication (with Orsola Garofalo ). Abstract
  • Oct 18 2016: CANCELLED
  • Oct 25 2016: no seminar (Autumn holiday)
  • Nov 1 2016: Alexander Dicks (UM): Compensatory Disadvantage in School: Immigrant Children and the Relative Age Effect. (together with Bram Lancee). Abstract.
  • Nov 8 2016: Sergio Parra Cely (UM): Heterogeneous Preferences for Academic Tracks at Secondary School: Evidence from the Netherlands. Abstract.
  • Nov 8 2016: CANCELLED
  • Nov 14 2016: Laura Rosendahl Huber (Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition): Are entrepreneurs lone wolves? An experimental analysis of sorting into teams. Abstract.
  • Nov 22 2016: CANCELLED
  • Nov 29 2016: Emilia del Bono (Institute for Social & Economic Research, University of Essex): Maternal Emotional Well-being and Child Development (together with Joshua Kinsler and Ronni Pavan). Abstract.
  • Dec 6 2016: Sofie Cabus (TIER Maastricht): Mismatch between Education and the Labour Market in the Netherlands: Is it a Reality or a Myth? – The Employers’ Perspective (together with Melline Somers). Abstract.
  • Dec 13 2016: Alexandra de Gendre (UM/ROA): Risk preferences, information differentials and the conditional variance of wages. Abstract.
  • Dec 15 2016: Corinne Post (Lehigh University, College of Business and Economics): Female Leadership Advantage: New Research Directions. Abstract.
  • Dec 20 2016: Alex Bryson (UCL-Institute of Education): Does leadership matter for school performance? (with Lucy Stokes and David Wilkinson). Abstract.

Seminars Spring 2016

  • 14 January: Ulrich Trautwein (Tübingen) and Benjamin Nagengast (Tübingen): Development of student motivation and personality: Evidence from natural experiments and randomized field trials. Abstract.
  • 19 January 2016: Yuxin Yao (UvT): The Educational Consequences of Language Proficiency for Young Children (with Asako Ohinata and Jan van Ours). Paper.
  • 26 January 2016: Rolf van der Velden (UM-ROA): Skill, skill use and wages: a new theoretical perspective (with Ineke Bijlsma). Paper.
  • 02 February 2016: Bart Cockx (UGhent): Working Time Reductions at the End of the Career. Do They Prolong the Time Spent in Employment? (with Yannick Thuy, Andrea Albanese). Paper
  • 16 February 2016: Jan Feld (VUW): Gender Peer Effects in Higher Education (with Ulf Zoelitz). Abstract.
  • 23 February 2016: Ken Mayhew (Oxford): Is the UK Higher Education sector too big? Abstract.
  • 01 March 2016: Steffen Kuenn (UM-SBE): Distant job search, labor market outcomes and the impact of mobility assistance (with Marco Caliendo and Robert Mahlstedt). Abstract.
  • 08 March 2016: Matthias Sutter (Koln): Parental education and peer effects promote children’s cooperation in a prisoner’s dilemma experiment, even when the benefits from cooperation are asymmetric (with Anna Untertrifaller). Abstract.
  • 15 March 2016: Tania TreIbich (UM-SBE): Firm Export Diversification and Labor Organization (together with Michele Bernini and Sarah Guillou). Abstract.
  • 22 March 2016: Joan Muysken (UM-SBE): Inclusive labour market: A role for a job guarantee scheme (with Saskia Klosse). Abstract.
  • 29 March 2016: Carla Haelermans (TIER-UM): The Effect of Parental Involvement on the Use of a Digital Homework Tool and on Math and Literacy Performance for Secondary Students -A Randomized Field Experiment (together with Joris Ghysels). Abstract.
  • 05 April 2016: Anders Stenberg (SoFi): Short- and long-term effects of vocational vs. general schooling (together with Jan Sauermann). Abstract.
  • 12 April 2016: Ben Elsner (IZA): A big fish in a small pond: Ability rank and human capital investment. Abstract
  • 19 April 2016: Maarten Vendrik (SBE-UM): Welfare State Generosity, Happiness, and Health: Temporal Effects across Nations (together with Caspar Kaiser).  Abstract
  • 10 May 2016: Paul Smeets (SBE-UM): Testosterone and Overconfidence of Investment Managers. Abstract.
  • 17 May 2016: Peter Kuhn (UC Santa Barbara): Gender-Targeted Job Ads in the Recruitment Process: Evidence from China (with Kailing Shen). Abstract
  • 24 May 2016: Sascha Becker (Warwick): The Impact of Public Employment: Evidence from Bonn. Abstract
  • 31 May 2016: Mikael Lindahl (University of Gothenburg): Dynastic Human Capital, Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility. Abstract.
  • 07 June 2016: Nick Zubanov (Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main): Making managers Matter (with Guido Friebel and Mathias Heinz). Abstract
  • CANCELLED: 14 June 2016
  • 21 June 2016: Jan Kabátek (Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research): Happy Birthday, You’re Fired! The Effects of an Age-Dependent Minimum Wage on Youth Employment Flows in the Netherlands. Abstract.

Seminars Autumn 2015

Seminars Spring 2015

  • 13 January 2015: Claudio Labanca (UC San Diego): The effects of a temporary migration shock. The case of the Arab Spring migration towards Italy
  • 20 January 2015: Maarten Vendrik (UM): Relative income and life satisfaction of Turkish immigrants: The impact of a collectivistic culture.
  • 03 February 2015: Nicolas Salamanca (Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research): Introspection, focal points, and measurement error in surveys
  • 10 February 2015: Roxanne Korthals (ROA; UM): Does Early Educational Tracking Increase Inequality? Short and Long Term International Evidence (Joint with Olivier Marie and Dinand Webbink)
  • 24 February 2015: Bart Golsteyn (UM): Risk Attitudes Across the Life Course
  • 03 March 2015: Rajeev Dehejia (NYU): Too LATE? External Validity of the Labor Supply – Fertility – Same-Sex Local Average Treatment Effect
  • 10 March 2015: Ahmed Elsayed (IZA): Education and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from a Reduction in Years of Compulsory Education in Egypt
  • 17 March 2015: Jo Blanden (Uni of Surrey): Evaluating a demand-side approach to expanding free preschool education
  • 24 March 2015: Christoph Meng (ROA): Labor market effects of educational program characteristics: Evidence from the Dutch secondary vocational system
  • 07 April 2015: Rob Alessie (RuG): Women, confidence, and financial literacy
  • 14 April 2015: Maria Ferreira Sequeda (ROA; UM): Does Informal Learning On-the-Job in OECD Countries Differ by Contract Duration?
  • 21 April 2015: Deborah Cobb-Clark (Uni of Melbourne; Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research): Childhood Homelessness and Adult Employment: The Role of Education, Incarceration, and Welfare Receipt
  • 12 May 2015 CANCELLED: Luigi Guiso (EIEF): Back to Background Risk? (Joint with Andreas Fagereng (Statistics Norway) and Luigi Pistaferri (Stanford University))
  • 19 May 2015: Joël van der Weele (UvA): Deception and Self-deception (Joint with Peter Schwardmann)
  • 02 June 2015: Pia Pinger (Uni Bonn; IZA): The Intergenerational Effects of Paternal Unemployment: Academic Confidence, Present-Bias, and Adolescent Schooling Decisions
  • 09 June 2015: SEMINAR CANCELLED BECAUSE OF MBEES/MBEPS.
  • 16 June 2015: Anna Salomons (UU): Measuring teaching quality in higher education: Assessing the problem of selection bias in course evaluations (together with Maarten Goos)

Seminars Fall 2014

  • 09 September 2014: Ali Palali: Early Smoking, Education, and Labor Market Performance
  • 16 September 2014: Raymond Montizaan: Training Policies and Retirement Expectations
  • 23 September 2014: Krzysztof (Chris) Karbownik: Family Structure and the Gender Gap in Educational and Behavioral Outcomes
  • 01 October 2014: Peter EliasGraduates and graduate jobs: what’s happening in the UK labour market?
  • 07 October 2014: Wolter Hassink: Workplace absence in a downsizing firm
  • 14 October 2014: Ulf Zölitz: “High” Achievers?  Cannabis Access and Academic Performance
  • 21 October 2014: Maarten Vendrik: Relative income and life satisfaction of Turkish immigrants: The impact of a collectivistic culture.
  • 04 November 2014: Bart Golsteyn: Risk Attitudes Across the Life Course
  • 11 November 2014: Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch: Reducing overconfidence – causal evidence from intention-to-treat estimates
  • 18 November 2014: Jaap Dronkers: Teaching and learning conditions in schools with a high proportion of students from single-parent families as explanation of the negative effect of single-parent family composition of schools.
  • 02 December 2014: Shqiponja Telhaj: Segregation in a time of school reform
  • 09 December 2014: Monique de Haan: The Effect of Head Start on Long Term Education and Labor Market Outcomes

Seminars Spring 2014

  • January 14, Brent Roberts: Conscientiousness and Economic Outcomes – How Personality Traits can be Changed Rather Easily
  • January 21, Patricio Dalton: Does the Unemployment Benefit Institution affect the Productivity of Workers? Evidence from a Field Experiment
  • January 28, Hannes Guenter: The negative effects of delays in information exchange: Looking at workplace relationships from an affective events perspective
  • February 4, Ahmed Elsayed: Terrorism and Integration of Muslim Immigrants
  • February 11, Adam Booij: Ability Peer Effects in University
  • February 18, Nicolas Salamanca: A structured approach to testing the stability of individual preferences
  • 11 March 2014: Maarten Lindeboom: Retirement and Mental Health
  • 18 March 2014: Pierpaolo Parotta: Ethnic Diversity and Firms’ Exporting Behavior
  • 01 April 2014: Lorenz Goette: If only they knew: Information helps individuals to act on their intrinsic desire to conserve resources
  • 08 April 2014: Katrine Loken: Single mothers and their children: evaluating a work-encouraging welfare reform
  • 15 April 2014: Justin McCrary: Shall We Haggle in Pennies at the Speed of Light or in Nickels in the Dark? How Minimum Price Variation Regulates High Frequency Trading and Dark Liquidity
  • 22 April 2014: Arjan Non: Why do reciprocal workers receive more employer financed training?
  • 29 April 2014: Eric Hanushek: Returns to Skills around the World: Evidence from PIAAC
  • 13 May 2014: Iryna Rud: Does criminal involvement lead to early school leaving? Evidence from the Netherlands
  • 27 May 2014: Steve Gibbons: Teacher Turnover and Pupil Performance (with Shqiponja Telhaj)
  • 10 June 2014: Garry Hoover: Plagiarism in the Economics Profession

Seminars Fall 2013

  • September 17, Ulf Zölitz: Bad Apples and Blinding Lights – Peer Effects in Academic Achievement
  • September 24, Bert Schreurs: Who suffers more from emotional labor? Two daily diary studies
  • October 1, Michael Boehm: Houses, and Concentration? Evidence About the Locational Effects of Commuting Costs
  • October 8, Frauke Meyer: Satisfaction of basic needs as a distributive principle: Experimental evidence on prevalence and relative importance
  • October 22, Benedikt Vogt: Testing under Pressure: Evidence about the Decision Making Process
  • October 25 Friday, Maw Der Foo: The Emotional Manager and Entrepreneur
  • November 5, Olivier Marie: Early Release from Prison on Electronic Monitoring and Recidivism: A Tale of Two Discontinuities
  • November 12, Steffen Altmann: Defaults and Charitable Donations
  • November 19, Sandra McNally: Information and Educational Decisions
  • November 26, Tom Kuypers: Group Dynamics in Healthcare Teams: The Role of Team Turnover and Intragroup Conflict
  • December 3, Mikael Priks: Public Order and Private Payments: Sharing the Cost of Police at Events
  • December 10, Francis Kramartz: Worker Social Networks and Firm-Level Job Creatn

Seminars Spring 2013

  • January 15, Thomas Dohmen: An Experimentally Validated Preference Module
  • January 22, Arjan Non: Risk Preferences, Study Behavior, and Study Outcomes
  • January 29, Désirée Schumacher: Explaining the effects of job insecurity a multiple group comparison
  • February 5, Juanna Joensson: Math and Gender: Is Math a Route to a High-Powered Career?
  • February 19, Bernd Fitzenberger: The Heterogeneous Effects of Training Incidence and Duration on Labor Market Transitions
  • February 26, Anja Van den Broeck: HRM and Self-Determination Theory
  • March 5, Jaap Dronkers: Can gender differences in educational performance of 15-year old migrant pupils be explained by the gender equality in countries of origin and destination?
  • March 12, Roel van Elk:The effects of a special program for school dropouts in Rotterdam; evidence from a field experiment
  • March 19, Lex Borghans: Low stakes, high stakes: The predictive power of math achievement tests
  • March 26, Désirée Schumacher: Explaining the effects of job insecurity a multiple group comparison
  • April 2, Thomas Buser: Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices
  • April 9, Christian Traxler: Beer, booze, and brawls: Evidence on the effect of alcohol on crime for Prussia, 1882-1912
  • April 16, Marion Collewet: Why do men love working so much? Peer effects and other mechanisms
  • April 23, Giorgio Brunello: Work Longer Train More? The Effects of Pension Reforms and Training Incentives on the Retirement and Training Decisions of Older Workers in Italy
  • May 21, Roberto Galbiati: Earthquakes, Universities, and Transition to Self-Government in Italian Cities
  • May 28, Zhaoli Song: It takes two to tango: Examining the dyadic interactional episodes in daily lives
  • June 4, Robert Dur: Intrinsic Motivation of Public Sector Employees: Evidence for Germany
  • June 11, Margarida Rodrigues: Does student mobility during higher education pay? Evidence from 16 European countries