WOLFE 2021

The WOLFE workshop. The 6th Workshop on Labour and Family Economics (WOLFE) will be held virtually on the 9th of September, 2021. It is organised by the Department of Economics and Related Studies at the University of York.

Date and time: Thursday 9 September, 13:00 – 19:30 (UK time)

Join via this link: https://york-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/96317966922

Contact: To contact the organizers, please email: wolfe-workshop[at]york.ac.uk

Scientific committee: Cheti Nicoletti, Khushboo Surana, Emma Tominey and Simon Weber


13:00 – 13:10 Welcome

First session

13:10 – 14:00 Keynote talk: Claudia Olivetti (Dartmouth University), “The Long-Run Dynamics of Gender Gaps”

Second session

14:00 – 14:30 Emily Nix (USC Marshall School of Business), “Disparate Impacts of Job Loss by Parental Income and Implications for Intergenerational Mobility”
14:30 – 15:00 Andreas Steinhauer (University of Edinburgh), “Do Family Policies Reduce Gender Inequality? Evidence from 60 Years of Policy Experimentation” (with Henrik Kleven, Camille Landais, Johanna Posch, and Josef Zweimüller)
15:00 – 15:30 Emma Tominey (University of York), “First Generation Elite: the Role of School Social Networks”

Break (15:30 15:40)

Posters Presentations (15:40 – 16:10)

Maha Khan, “Do inheritance rights empower women and affect their offspring’s health?” (link to poster).
Wenkun Zhang, “Household Health and Labour Supply: Evidence for Rural China” (link to poster).
Filippos Maraziotis, “Life-partners as career-allies?  Exploring the wage effects of same-occupation couples” (link to poster).
Laia Bosque Mercader, “The Effect of a Universal Preschool Programme on Long-Term Health Outcomes: Evidence from Spain” (link to poster).

Third Session

16:10 – 17:00  Keynote talk: Alessandra Voena (Stanford University), “Maternal Mortality Risk and Spousal Differences in the Demand for Children”.

Fourth Session

17:00 – 17:30 Marion Goussé (CREST – ENSAI) “Marriage and Cohabitation. A General Equilibrium Model”
17:30 – 18:00 Rosella Calvi (Rice University) “Til Dowry Do Us Part: Bargaining and Violence in Indian Families”
18:00 – 18:30  Sam Cosaert (LISER) “Togetherness in the Household” 

Networking session (18:30 – 19:30)