Workshop on the Economics of Family, Gender and Old-Age

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Graham Wallas Room, Old Building

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Houghton Street

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WC2A 2AE

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A workshop, delivered jointly by London School of Economics' Department of Social Policy and Department of Health Policy.

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Wednesday 30 October 2019, Graham Wallace Room, OLD Building 5th Floor

13.30 – 14.00 Welcome and Reception

SESSION 1: GENDER AND MOTHERHOOD

14.00 – 14.50 Keynote: Uta Schöenberg (UCL) “Wind of change: Cultural determinants of maternal labor supply” with Anna Raute and Barbara Boelmann

14.50 – 15.20 Coffee Break

15.20 – 16.00: Emma Tominey (York) “Mothers working during preschool years and child skills. Does income compensate?” with Kjell Salvanes and Cheti Nicoletti

16.00 – 16.40: Marco Francesconi (Essex) “Short and long term effects of the 1995 UK Pill Scare” with Sonia Bhalotra, Emilia Del Bono, and Kjell Salvanes

16.40 – 17.20: Berkay Ozcan (LSE) “Robotisation and gender wage gap” with Julia Philipp and C. Giray Aksoy

17.20 – 18.00: Almudena Sevilla (UCL) “The gender gap in student performance: The role of the testing environment” with José Montalbán

18:00-19:00 - Drinks: at Pub George IV

19.00 Dinner (By invitation)

Thursday 31 October 2019, Webb Room, OLD Building 2nd Floor, Department of Social Policy. OLD 2.26

9.00 – 10.00 Morning Coffee & PhD Poster session, Old 1.15 (Phd common room)

10.00 – 10.10 Break and move into Old 2.26

SESSION 2: FERTILITY AND CHILDREN

10.10 – 10.50: Elisabetta De Cao (LSE) “Basic instinct? Female fertility and genes” with Nicola Barban and Marco Francesconi

10.50 – 11.30: Sarah Cattan (IFS) “Who benefits from early years large-scale interventions? Evidence from Sure Start” with Pedro Carneiro and Claire Crawford

11.30 – 12.30 Keynote: Prashant Bharadwaj (UC San Diego) “Health shocks to the elderly and children's labor supply” with Katrine Loken, Tor Helge Holmaas, Itzik Fadlon

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

SESSION 3: EARNINGS AND AGEING

14.00 – 14.50 Keynote: Eric French (UCL) “Intergenerational Altruism and Transfers of Time and Money: A Lifecycle Perspective”, with Uta Bolt, Jamie Hentall Maccuish, and Cormac O'Dea

14.50 – 15.00 Break

15.00 – 15.40: Joan Costa-Font (LSE) “Caring for carers? The effect of long term care subsidisation on caregivers' wellbeing” with Francesco D’Amico and Cristina Vilaplana

15.40 – 16.20: Gerard van den Berg (Bristol) “Conditions early in life and the ensuing shape of the age-earnings profile over the full working life” with Joachim Möller and Heiko Stüber

16.20 – 17.00: Sergi Jimenez (UPF) “Flexible retirement: theory and evidence for EU countries” with Yarine Fawaz and Alfonso Sanchez

17.00 Farewell

Contacts:

Dr. Elisabetta De Cao

Department of Health Policy

Email: e.de-cao@lse.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)747 760 1431

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Dr. Joan Costa-i-Font

Department of Health Policy

Email: j.costa-font@lse.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 6484

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Dr. Berkay Ozcan

Department of Social Policy

Email: b.ozcan@lse.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)753 090 4751

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London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Houghton Street

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WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

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