COunterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation 2016

Università Cattolica “S. Cuore”, Largo A. Gemelli, 1, 20123 Milan, Italy

 
October 20, 2016
 
09:00 to 10:40Plenary sessions 1 and 2
 
 
10:40 to 11:00Coffee break
 
 
11:00 to 12:40Parallel sessions S01, S02, S03
 
 
12:40 to 14:00Lunch and poster session 1
 
 
14:00 to 15:40Parallel session S04, S05, S06
 
 
15:40 to 16:00Coffee break
 
 
16:00 to 17:40Parallel sessions S07, S08, S09
 
 
 
October 21, 2016
 
09:00 to 10:15Parallel Sessions S10, S11, S12
 
 
10:15 to 10:30Coffee break
 
 
10:30 to 11:20Parallel Session S13, S14, S15
 
 
11:20 to 12:20Plenary Session PL 3
 
 
12:20 to 13:40Lunch and Poster Session 2
 
 
13:40 to 15:00Plenary Session 4
 
 
15:00 to 15:30Coffee break
 
 
15:30 to 17:00Plenary Session 5
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Plenary sessions 1 and 2
October 20, 2016 09:00 to 10:40

Parallel sessions S01, S02, S03
October 20, 2016 11:00 to 12:40
 
S01: Activation measures, Aula Magna
S02: Education policies and educational outcomes, Sala Pio XII
S03: Counterfactual methods, Cripta

Lunch and poster session 1
October 20, 2016 12:40 to 14:00
 
Lunch and Poster Session 1, Veranda

Parallel session S04, S05, S06
October 20, 2016 14:00 to 15:40
 
S04: Ageing, retirement and labour market participation, Aula Magna
S05: Health and social issues, Sala Pio XII
S06: Passive measures, benefit systems, Cripta

Parallel sessions S07, S08, S09
October 20, 2016 16:00 to 17:40
 
S07: Income and distribution, Aula Magna
S08: Education policies and teaching, Sala Pio XII
S09: Taxation and innovation, Cripta

Parallel Sessions S10, S11, S12
October 21, 2016 09:00 to 10:15
 
S10: Work contracts and working conditions, Aula Magna
S11: Higher education decisions, Sala Pio XII
S12: Cohesion policy, Cripta

Parallel Session S13, S14, S15
October 21, 2016 10:30 to 11:20
 
S13: Labour market mobility, Aula Magna
S14: Education policies and educational decisions, Sala Pio XII
S15: Firm subsidies, Cripta

Plenary Session PL 3
October 21, 2016 11:20 to 12:20
 
PL3, Keynote Lecture by Jeffrey A. Smith: Current Issues in the Evaluation of So...

Lunch and Poster Session 2
October 21, 2016 12:20 to 13:40
 
Lunch and Poster Session 2, Veranda

Plenary Session 4
October 21, 2016 13:40 to 15:00
 
PL4: Organised session on employment and social inclusion policies

Plenary Session 5
October 21, 2016 15:30 to 17:00
 
PL5: Policy making with administrative data: is there an EU dimension? A roundta...

 

Summary of All Sessions

Date/TimeLocationTypeTitlePapers
October 20, 2016
9:00-9:40
Aula Magna plenary PL1: Welcome3
October 20, 2016
9:40-10:40
Aula Magna plenary PL2, Keynote lecture by Michael Lechner: Inference methods for matching estimators1
October 20, 2016
11:00-12:40
Aula Magna contributed S01: Activation measures4
October 20, 2016
11:00-12:40
Sala Pio XII contributed S02: Education policies and educational outcomes4
October 20, 2016
11:00-12:40
Cripta contributed S03: Counterfactual methods4
October 20, 2016
12:40-14:00
Veranda contributed Lunch and Poster Session 13
October 20, 2016
14:00-15:40
Aula Magna contributed S04: Ageing, retirement and labour market participation4
October 20, 2016
14:00-15:40
Sala Pio XII contributed S05: Health and social issues4
October 20, 2016
14:00-15:40
Cripta contributed S06: Passive measures, benefit systems4
October 20, 2016
16:00-17:40
Aula Magna contributed S07: Income and distribution4
October 20, 2016
16:00-17:40
Sala Pio XII contributed S08: Education policies and teaching4
October 20, 2016
16:00-17:40
Cripta contributed S09: Taxation and innovation3
October 21, 2016
9:00-10:15
Aula Magna contributed S10: Work contracts and working conditions3
October 21, 2016
9:00-10:15
Sala Pio XII contributed S11: Higher education decisions3
October 21, 2016
9:00-10:15
Cripta contributed S12: Cohesion policy3
October 21, 2016
10:30-11:20
Aula Magna contributed S13: Labour market mobility1
October 21, 2016
10:30-11:20
Sala Pio XII contributed S14: Education policies and educational decisions2
October 21, 2016
10:30-11:20
Cripta contributed S15: Firm subsidies2
October 21, 2016
11:20-12:20
Aula Magna plenary PL3, Keynote Lecture by Jeffrey A. Smith: Current Issues in the Evaluation of Social and Educational Programs1
October 21, 2016
12:20-13:40
Veranda contributed Lunch and Poster Session 27
October 21, 2016
13:40-15:00
Aula Magna invited PL4: Organised session on employment and social inclusion policies4
October 21, 2016
15:30-17:00
Aula Magna invited PL5: Policy making with administrative data: is there an EU dimension? A roundtable discussion1
 

22 sessions, 69 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

COunterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation 2016

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session: PL1: Welcome
October 20, 2016 9:00 to 9:40
Aula Magna
 
Session Chair: Paolo Paruolo, European Commission, Joint Research Cent
Session type: plenary
 

Welcome
   presented by: Luca Colombo, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
 

Welcome
   presented by: Giovanni De Santi, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
 

Welcome
   presented by: Francisco Merchan Cantos, European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
 
Session: PL2, Keynote lecture by Michael Lechner: Inference methods for matching estimators
October 20, 2016 9:40 to 10:40
Aula Magna
 
Session Chair: Paolo Paruolo, European Commission, Joint Research Cent
Session type: plenary
 

The finite sample performance of inference methods for propensity score matching and weighting estimators
   presented by: Michael Lechner, University of St. Gallen
 
Session: S01: Activation measures
October 20, 2016 11:00 to 12:40
Aula Magna
 
Session Chair: Jochen Kluve, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Session type: contributed
 

Lengths of Participation in the Workforce Investment Act Program
   presented by: Sebastian Calonico, University of Miami
 

What works? A meta analysis of recent active labor market program evaluations
   presented by: Jochen Kluve, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
 

Long-run effects of active labor market policy programs
   presented by: Johan Vikström, IFAU-Uppsala
 

Start-up subsidies for youth: Do they work?
   presented by: Begoña Cueto, University of Oviedo
 
Session: S02: Education policies and educational outcomes
October 20, 2016 11:00 to 12:40
Sala Pio XII
 
Session Chair: Enkelejda Havari, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
Session type: contributed
 

Use of extra-school time and child non-cognitive development Evidence from the UK
   presented by: Elena Meroni, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
 

Heterogeneity in Marginal Non-monetary Returns to Higher Education
   presented by: Daniel Kamhoefer, University of Duisburg-Essen
 

Selective Admission Tests and Freshmen's Academic Outcomes
   presented by: Koray Aktas, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
 

Short-Term Effects of Secondary School Tracking in Germany: A Dis-Aggregated Synthetic Control Approach
   presented by: Kristina Strohmaier, Ruhr University Bochum
 
Session: S03: Counterfactual methods
October 20, 2016 11:00 to 12:40
Cripta
 
Session Chair: Corinna Ghirelli, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
Session type: contributed
 

The changes-in-changes model with covariates
   presented by: Giulia Santangelo, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
 

It's never too LATE. A new look at the identification of local average treatment effects with or without defiers.
   presented by: Giovanni Mellace, University of Southern Denmark
 

Estimation of Counterfactual Distributions with a Continuous Endogenous Treatment
   presented by: Santiago Pereda-Fernández, Banca d'Italia
 

Testing Stability of Regression Discontinuity Models
   presented by: Giovanni Cerulli, CNR-IRCrES
 
Session: Lunch and Poster Session 1
October 20, 2016 12:40 to 14:00
Veranda
 
Session type: contributed
 

The impact of mobile technology labor market training on vulnerable youth NEETS
   presented by: Federico Todeschini, Catalan Instiute of Public Policy Evaluation
 

Austerity Plan Announcements and the Impact on Employee Well-being
   presented by: Alina Botezat,
 

Trade-off in Education and Employment Outcomes in Case of YEI Preliminary Results from Poland
   presented by: Jan Baran, Institute for Structural Research (IBS)
 
Session: S04: Ageing, retirement and labour market participation
October 20, 2016 14:00 to 15:40
Aula Magna
 
Session Chair: Lorenzo Cappellari, Università Cattolica
Session type: contributed
 

Permanent wage cost subsidies for older workers. An effective tool for employment retention and postponing early retirement?
   presented by: Andrea Albanese, Luxembourg Institute of Socio Economic Research (LISER)
 

How does a higher Full Retirement Age affect Careers? Evidence from an Increase in the Female Full Retirement Age in Belgium
   presented by: Corinna Ghirelli, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
 

Financial support on long-term elderly care, caregiving behaviour, and labour force participation
   presented by: Asako Ohinata, University of Leicester
 

Working Time Reductions at the End of the Career: Do They Prolong the Time Spent in Employment?
   presented by: Andrea Albanese, Luxembourg Institute of Socio Economic Research (LISER)
 
Session: S05: Health and social issues
October 20, 2016 14:00 to 15:40
Sala Pio XII
 
Session Chair: Elena Meroni, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
Session type: contributed
 

Effectiveness of Pictorial Health Warnings and Wear-out Effects: Evidence from a Web-Experiment in 10 European Countries
   presented by: Beatrice d'Hombres, European Commission
 

The Effect of Increased Compulsory School-leaving Age on Teenage Fertility
   presented by: Anna Adamecz, Central European University
 

Evaluating health policy interventions using bounds with an application to Italian bail out program
   presented by: Domenico Depalo, Banca d'Italia
 

A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL TO ESTIMATE THE IMPACT OF TRAINEESHIPS ON THE EMPLOYMENT OF MENTALLY ILL PATIENTS, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNUSUAL FORM OF PARTIAL COMPLIANCE
   presented by: Alberto Martini,
 
Session: S06: Passive measures, benefit systems
October 20, 2016 14:00 to 15:40
Cripta
 
Session Chair: Maurizio Conti, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
Session type: contributed
 

Waiting Longer Before Claiming, and Activating Youth. No Point?
   presented by: Bart Cockx, Ghent University
 

THE INCENTIVE EFFECTS OF SICKNESS ABSENCE COMPENSATION
   presented by: Marton Csillag, Budapest Institute for Policy Analysis
 

Cash-on-hand in Developing Countries and the Value of Social Insurance: Evidence from Brazil
   presented by: Diogo Britto, University of Bologna
 

Health, Disability Insurance and Labour Supply: Evidence from a dynamic structural model
   presented by: Chiara Dal Bianco, Ca' Foscari University of Venice
 
Session: S07: Income and distribution
October 20, 2016 16:00 to 17:40
Aula Magna
 
Session Chair: Leandro Elia, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
Session type: contributed
 

Lifetime Income Inequality: quantile treatment effect of retirement on the distribution of lifetime income.
   presented by: Malgorzata Karolina Kozlowska, Tor Vergata University of Rome
 

Till Money Us Do Part: Property Division at Divorce and Married Couple' Time Use Behaviour
   presented by: Daniela Piazzalunga, FBK-IRVAPP
 

Impact of Minimum Wage on Consumption in Russia
   presented by: Sergey Kapelyuk, Siberian University of Consumer Cooperation, Novosibirsk
 

The Bitter Side of Trade Shocks: Local Labour Market Conditions and Crime in the US
   presented by: Claudio Deiana, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre and PhD student, University of Essex
 
Session: S08: Education policies and teaching
October 20, 2016 16:00 to 17:40
Sala Pio XII
 
Session Chair: Enrico Rettore, University of Trento
Session type: contributed
 

Classroom Assignment Policies and Implications for Teacher Value-Added Estimation
   presented by: Hedvig Horvath, University College London
 

Effects of the Bologna Reform on Educational Outcomes: Micro Evidence from Germany
   presented by: Sabrina Hahm, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
 

Teacher assessments versus standardized tests: is acting "girly" an advantage?
   presented by: Adriana Di Liberto, University of Cagliari
 

Monitoring and sanctioning cheating at school: What works? Evidence from a national evaluation program
   presented by: Marco Tonello, Bank of Italy
 
Session: S09: Taxation and innovation
October 20, 2016 16:00 to 17:40
Cripta
 
Session Chair: Frank Siebern-Thomas,
Session type: contributed
 

The Italian Blitz: audit publicity and tax compliance, evidence from a natural experiment
   presented by: Simona Gamba, FBK-IRVAPP
 

Impact on the local policy outcome of Berlusconi’s switch towards tax centralization
   presented by: massimiliano ferraresi, University of Ferrara
 

R&D, Innovation and Employment: Firm Level Evidence
   presented by: Boriss Siliverstov, KOF Swiss Economic Institute ETH Zurich
 
Session: S10: Work contracts and working conditions
October 21, 2016 9:00 to 10:15
Aula Magna
 
Session Chair: Bart Cockx, Ghent University
Session type: contributed
 

Contract and labor effort: an assessment
   presented by: Massimo Mancini, ISTAT
 

Involuntary Unemployment, Wages, and the Signaling Effect of Interim Jobs
   presented by: Bernhard Schmidpeter, University of Essex
 

Temporary employment, demand volatility and unions: Firm-level evidence
   presented by: Paolo Naticchioni, University of Roma Tre
 
Session: S11: Higher education decisions
October 21, 2016 9:00 to 10:15
Sala Pio XII
 
Session Chair: Giulia Santangelo, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
Session type: contributed
 

Cost of studying and university participation. Evidence from England.
   presented by: Monica Langella, Centre for Economic Performance
 

The effect of compressing secondary schooling on higher education decisions
   presented by: Jan Marcus, University of Hamburg, DIW Berlin,
 

How do high-school students react to information on returns to education Evidence from Italy
   presented by: Giovanni Abbiati,
 
Session: S12: Cohesion policy
October 21, 2016 9:00 to 10:15
Cripta
 
Session Chair: Daniele Vidoni,
Session type: contributed
 

Measuring the impact of intensity of treatment using RDD and covariates: the case of Structural Funds
   presented by: Guido Pellegrini, Sapienza University of Rome
 

Does EU Public Support to Firm Investments Boost High Quality Jobs? Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Microdata and Natural-Experiment Conditions
   presented by: Daniele Bondonio, University of Piemonte Orientale (Visiting The Ohio State University)
 

Boulevard of Broken Dreams. The ends of the EU funding (1997: Abruzzi, Italy)
   presented by: francesco david,
 
Session: S13: Labour market mobility
October 21, 2016 10:30 to 11:20
Aula Magna
 
Session Chair: Bart Cockx, Ghent University
Session type: contributed
 

The Schengen effect on cross-border commuting to Switzerland
   presented by: Angela Parenti, IMT Lucca
 
Session: S14: Education policies and educational decisions
October 21, 2016 10:30 to 11:20
Sala Pio XII
 
Session Chair: Giulia Santangelo, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
Session type: contributed
 

The causal effect of parents' schooling on children's schooling in Europe. An instrumental variable approach
   presented by: Enkelejda Havari, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
 

How to increase PhD completion rates? An impact evaluation of two reforms in a selective graduate school, 1976-2012
   presented by: Moris Triventi, European University Institute
 
Session: S15: Firm subsidies
October 21, 2016 10:30 to 11:20
Cripta
 
Session Chair: Daniele Vidoni,
Session type: contributed
 

Counterfactual Impact Evaluation of Enterprise Support Programmes. Evidence from a Decade of Subsidies to Italian Firm
   presented by: DANIELE BONDONIO, University of Piemonte Orientale
 

The Impact of Domestic and EU Public Funding on Firm Outcomes: Evidence from Cross-National Micro-data
   presented by: Federico Biagi, JRC
 
Session: PL3, Keynote Lecture by Jeffrey A. Smith: Current Issues in the Evaluation of Social and Educational Programs
October 21, 2016 11:20 to 12:20
Aula Magna
 
Session Chair: Alex Bryson, UCL
Session type: plenary
 

Current Issues in the Evaluation of Social and Educational Programs
   presented by: Jeffrey Smith, University of Michingan
 
Session: Lunch and Poster Session 2
October 21, 2016 12:20 to 13:40
Veranda
 
Session type: contributed
 

Openness and Structural Labour Market Reforms: Counterfactuals for Lithuania
   presented by: Povilas Lastauskas, University of Cambridge
 

Beyond binary treatment variable - counterfactual analysis on continous dependent variables
   presented by: Lukasz Widla-Domaradzki, National Information Processing Institut
 

The Effect on Intrahousehold Resource Allocation of the Provisions on Pension Division in Japan’s Employee Pension System
   presented by: Kazuyasu Sakamoto, Gunma University
 

Neighborhood Effects and Propensity Score Matching
   presented by: Marusca De Castris, University of Rome, Roma Tre
 

Do Public Employment Services improve employment outcomes? Evidence from Colombia
   presented by: Clemente Pignatti Morano, International Labour Organization (ILO)
 

Evaluating Effectiveness of Public Support to Business R&D in Turkey through Input and Output Additionality
   presented by: Vedat Tandogan, TUBITAK
 

Choosing the open sea: The cost to the UK of staying out of the euro
   presented by: Alessandro Saia, University of Bologna and OECD
 
Session: PL4: Organised session on employment and social inclusion policies
October 21, 2016 13:40 to 15:00
Aula Magna
 
Session Chair: Jeannette Monier, European Commission, DG EMPL
Session type: invited
 

A counterfactual evaluation of an Irish self-employment incentive - the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance
   presented by: Hugh Cronin, Department of Social Protection
   Discussant:   Elena Meroni, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
 

A counterfactual impact evaluation of the work-experience-of-graduates-ESF-funded intervention
   presented by: Marta Scettri, Regione Umbria, Italy
   Discussant:   Leandro Elia, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
 

Practictioners' roundtable: challenges and benefits of counterfactual impact evaluation of ESF-funded interventions, the case of Latvia
   presented by: Normunds Strautmanis, Ministry of Finance, Latvia
   Discussant:   Massimiliano Bratti, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
 

Practictioners' roundtable: challenges and benefits of counterfactual impact evaluation of ESF-funded interventions, the cases of Poland
   presented by: Iga Magda, Institute for Structural Research (IBS) and Warsaw School of Economics
   Discussant:   Massimiliano Bratti, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre
 
Session: PL5: Policy making with administrative data: is there an EU dimension? A roundtable discussion
October 21, 2016 15:30 to 17:00
Aula Magna
 
Session Chair: Claudio Lucifora, università cattolica
Session type: invited
 

Policy Making with Administrative Data: Is There an EU Dimension? A Roundtable Discussion
   presented by: Tito Boeri, Bocconi University
                         Daniele Checchi, University of Milan
                         Nuno Crato, ISEG and European Commission
                         Joachim Moeller, IAB
                         Michael Rosholm, Aarhus University
   Discussant:   Claudio Lucifora, università cattolica

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