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Spring 2017 Visitors Workshop

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Image by Charlotte Rutty

Each year, IRLE hosts visiting scholars and visiting student researchers who come to Berkeley from all over the world to work on projects related to labor and employment. At this workshop, visitors will present research at various stages and receive feedback from their peers and the wider community.

Light refreshments will be provided. If you plan on attending during lunch or coffee, RSVPs are recommended.

 

Schedule

10:30 – 11:00 AM
Coffee and Intro
11:00 – 11:30 AM
Marie Connolly, UNIVERSITY OF QUEBEC AT MONTREAL
Class Size: When the Tail Matters
11:30 – 12:00 PM
Xianqiang Zou, HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Intergenerational Mobility Pathways: Evidence From a Long Panel From Rural China
12:00 – 12:45 PM
Lunch
12:45 – 1:15 PM
Yukiko Asai, UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
How Does An Increase in Overtime Premium Affect the Workweek Length?
1:15 – 1:45 PM
Jan Luksic, GOETHE UNIVERSITY FRANKFURT
The Macro Labor Supply Elasticity Revisited: Integrating Taxes and Expenditures
1:45 – 2:00 PM
Asma Benhenda, PARIS SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
Stay A Little Longer? Teacher Turnover, Seniority, and Quality In French Disadvantaged Schools
2:30 – 3:15 PM
Ling Huang, PEKING UNIVERSITY OF CHINA
The Origins and Evolutions of Failing Math Education in the US: 1900 – 2017

 

Speakers


Yukiko Asai is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Social Science. She has researched parental leave, maternal employment, and subsidized childcare.

Lydia Assouad is a graduate student at the Paris School of Economics. She is currently researching income inequalities in the Middle East.

Asma Benhenda is a PhD student at the Paris School of Economics. Her research focuses on teachers and education. In addition to her scholarly works, Asma has written for Le Monde and other general-interest publications.

Marie Connolly is an associate professor at the University of Quebec at Montreal. Her work has focused on social mobility, subjective wellbeing, and the rock music industry.

Ling Huang has taught at Peking University of China and is currently researching math education in the United States.

Jan Luksic is a graduate student at Goethe University Frankfurt. His research focuses on public economics, particularly the economic analysis of taxation.

Xianqiang Zou is a PhD candidate at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is currently researching the impact of One Child Policy on intergenerational mobility, and the intergenerational transmission pathways in rural China.

Details

Date:
April 27
Time:
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

IRLE Director’s Room
2521 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Organizer

Charlotte Rutty
Email:
charlotterutty@berkeley.edu