7th IZA Workshop on Environment and Labor Markets

  • October 2024

    IZA/ECONtribute Workshop on the Economics of Education


    The 8th IZA/ECONtribute Workshop on the Economics of Education will convene international scholars focusing on the development of skills within both formal and informal educational contexts and their valuation in the labor market. The conference will feature a select group of presenters, alongside a poster session for local researchers from the host institutions. Presentations and the keynote speech will be accessible via Zoom to an external audience.

7th IZA Workshop on Environment and Labor Markets
May 08, 2019 - May 09, 2019

+++ presentation: 30 minutes +++ discussion: 15 minutes +++

Wednesday, May 08:
08:45 - 09:15   Registration
09:15 - 09:30   Welcome Remarks
        Session A: Effects of Environmental Policies
09:30 - 10:15   Stefan Lamp (Toulouse School of Economics), Andreas Gerster (University of Mannheim)
  "Electricity Taxation, Firm Production and Competitiveness: Evidence from German Manufacturing"
10:15 - 11:00   Elisabeth Isaksen (London School of Economics), Misato Sato (London School of Economics), Piero Basagliai (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM))
  "Indirect Impacts of Carbon Pricing on Manufacturing"
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:15   Jacquelyn Pless (University of Oxford), Yangsiyu Lu (University of Oxford)
  "The Impact of Environmental Policy on Jobs in China"
12:15 - 13:00   Nico Pestel (IZA), Florian Wozny (IZA)
  "Low Emission Zones for Better Health: Evidence from German Hospitals"
13:00 - 14:00   Lunch
        Session B: Short- and Long-term Impacts of Environmental Pollution I
14:00 - 14:45   Alessandro Palma (University of Rome Tor Vergata), Joanna Kopinska (University of Rome Tor Vergata), Matilde Giaccherini (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
  "When a (Particulate) Matter Strikes the City: Social Disparities and Health Costs of Air Pollution"
14:45 - 15:30   Claudia Persico (American University), Joanna Venator (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  "The Effects of Local Industrial Pollution on Students and Schools"
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:45   Mariola Pytlikova (CERGE-EI and IZA), Stepan Mikula (Masaryk University)
  "Air Pollution and Migration – Exploiting a Natural Experiment from the Czech Republic"
16:45 - 17:30   Jonathan Colmer (University of Virginia), John Voorheis (U.S. Census Bureau)
  "Pollution and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from the 1970 Clean Air Act"
19:00       Dinner
Thursday, May 09:
        Session C: Short- and Long-Term Impacts of Environmental Pollution II
09:00 - 09:45   Corbett Grainger (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Mingxuan Fan (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  "The Impact of Air Pollution on Labor Supply in China"
09:45 - 10:30   Juan Palacios (Maastricht University and IZA), Nico Pestel (IZA), Steffen Künn (Maastricht University and IZA)
  "The Impact of Indoor Climate on Human Cognition: Evidence from Chess Tournaments"
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
        Keynote Presentation
11:00 - 12:30   Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago)
  "Childhood Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution, Human Capital Accumulation, and Wages: Evidence from China"
12:30 - 13:30   Lunch
        Session D: Temperature, Health, and Human Capital
13:30 - 14:15   Joshua Graff Zivin (University of California, San Diego), Yingquan Song (Peking University), Qu Tang (Jinan University), Peng Zhang (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  "Temperature and High-Stakes Cognitive Performance: Evidence from the National College Entrance Examination in China"
14:15 - 15:00   Martin Karlsson (University of Duisburg-Essen and IZA), Nicolas Ziebarth (Cornell University and IZA), Emil Nörmark Sörensen (University of Southern Denmark), Christian Möller Dahl (University of Southern Denmark)
  "Cold and Mortality in a Cross-Sectional and Lifecycle Perspective: Evidence from Competing Models"
        Session E: Energy Markets and Labor Market Outcomes
15:00 - 15:45   Grant Jacobsen (University of Oregon), Dominic Parker (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Justin Winikoff (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  "The Effects of Resource Booms on People (not Places)"
15:45 - 16:30   Concluding Remarks and Farewell Coffee
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