7th IZA Workshop on Environment and Labor Markets

  • October 2023

    IZA/FCDO G²LM|LIC - Programme on Gender, Growth and Labour Markets in Low-Income Countries


    The IZA/FCDO Programme on Gender, Growth and Labour Markets in Low-Income Countries (G²LM|LIC) marks the extension of the successful IZA/DFID cooperation, which started as the Growth and Labour Markets in Low-Income Countries (GLM|LIC) programme in 2011. The extension aims at building a significant new body of evidence on gender, growth, and labour markets to help shape gender and labour market policies in low-income countries. Collaboration with researchers from low-income countries is strongly encouraged.

    18th IZA & 5th IZA/CREST Conference: Labor Market Policy Evaluation

    Paris, Palaiseau

    The 18th IZA & 5th IZA/CREST Conference will be on the topic of Labor Market Policy Evaluation. This conference is an initiative of the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) in Bonn in cooperation with CREST. The Program Committee invites submissions for about 12 presentations from academic researchers doing program evaluation research on policy issues related to the labor market. Papers that include innovative approaches or methodological contributions are of particular interest.

    IZA/ECONtribute Workshop on the Economics of Education

    Bonn, Germany

    The 7th IZA Workshop on the Economics of Education will be helf on October 19 – 20, 2023, in person at IZA Bonn, Germany. The conference will combine invited presentations with an additional poster session aimed at local researchers. Presentations and keynote are available via Zoom for an external audience.

    Labor Markets and Innovation during Times of War and Reconstruction


    The Russian aggression against Ukraine has brought incredible destruction in Ukraine and suffering for the Ukrainian population. In the first two months after February 24th, 2022, economic activities came to a standstill for most Ukrainian workers and firms. However, as time passed, the Ukrainian population has shown its resilience and tremendous courage as economic activity slowly but steadily recovered. Like in many prior conflicts, labor markets and economic production have continued to exist in Ukraine.

  • November 2023

    1st IZA/OECD Workshop: Labor Market Monopsony and Its Regulation


    The IZA/OECD workshops aim to increase synergies between researchers and OECD experts to promote the societal impact of academic research and the relevance of expertise. These workshops are organized twice a year and focus on topics of particular importance to the economy and society. They bring together researchers from the IZA network, OECD experts and policymakers. They take place by videoconference, over half a day, with presentations by experts, researchers and discussions with policymakers.

  • December 2023

    G²LM|LIC & BREAD Conference on Development Economics

    Nairobi, Kenya

    The IZA/FCDO Gender, Growth and Labor Markets in Low-Income Countries Programme (G²LM|LIC) and the Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD) are pleased to announce a joint Conference on Development Economics .The conference will consist of presentations of advanced stage research by senior or junior researchers, and presentations of early stage research by junior researchers.

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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