Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency

Household and Female Labor Supply Conference

Friday, October 23 – McCord Hall 276

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch and Registration
1:00p - 2:00 Mallika Thomas – Cornell University
The Impact of Mandated Maternity Benefits on the Gender Differential in Promotions: Examining the Role of Adverse Selection
2:00p - 2:30p Coffee Break
2:30p - 3:30p George-Levi Gayle – Washington University in St. Louis
What is the Source of the Intergenerational Correlation in Earnings? (with Limor Golan and Mehmet Ali Soytas)
3:30p - 4:30p Costas Meghir – Yale University
Female Labor Supply, Human Capital and Welfare Reform (with Richard Blundell, Monica Costa Dias, and Jonathan Shaw)
4:30p - 5:00p Coffee Break
5:00p - 6:00p John Knowles – Simon Fraser University
Birth Control and the Rise in Female LFP: What Can We Learn from Women's Occupational Choices?

Saturday, October 24 – McCord Hall 276

9:00a - 9:30a Continental Breakfast
9:30a - 10:30a Barbara Petrongolo – Queen Mary University London
Gender Gaps and the Rise of the Service Economy (with Rachel Ngai)
10:30a - 11:30a Francisco Buera – Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Quantifying the Growth in Services: The Role of Skills, Scale, and Female Labor Supply (with Joseph Kaboski and Kent Zhao)
11:30a - 12:00p Coffee Break
12:00p - 1:00p José-Víctor Ríos-Rull – University of Pennsylvania
Business Cycles and Household Formation: The Micro vs the Macro Labor Elasticity (with Sebastian Dyrda and Greg Kaplan)
1:00p - 2:00p Lunch
2:00p - 3:00p Virginia Sánchez Marcos – Universidad de Cantabria
Aggregating Elasticities: Intensive and Extensive Margins of Female Labour Supply (with Hamish Low and Orazio Attanasio)
3:00p - 4:00p Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln – Goethe University Frankfurt
Taxation and Labor Supply of Married Women Across Countries: A Macroeconomic Analysis (with Alexander Bick)

4:00p - 4:30p Coffee Break
4:30 - 5:30 Claudia Olivetti – Boston College
Career Women and the Durability of Marriage (with Andrew Newman)