COunterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation 2018

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, School of Business and Economics Spandauer Straße 1, D-10178 Berlin

 
September 26, 2018
 
TimeLocationEvent
 
13:00 to 14:00 Plenary Session P1: Opening, Room 201
 
 
14:00 to 15:40see below Parallel session A
 
 
15:40 to 16:00 Coffee break
 
 
16:00 to 17:40 Plenary Session P2: Keynote Josh Angrist
 
 
 
September 27, 2018
 
TimeLocationEvent
 
09:00 to 10:40see below Parallel session B
 
 
10:40 to 11:00 Coffee break
 
 
11:00 to 12:40 Plenary Session P3: Keynote Jesse Rothstein
 
 
12:40 to 14:00 Lunch and poster session 1
 
 
14:00 to 15:40see below Parallel Session C
 
 
15:40 to 16:00 Coffee break
 
 
16:00 to 17:40see below Parallel Session D
 
 
 
September 28, 2018
 
TimeLocationEvent
 
09:00 to 10:40see below Parallel Session E
 
 
10:40 to 11:10 Coffee break
 
 
11:10 to 12:50see below Parallel Session F
 
 
12:50 to 13:45 Lunch and Poster session 2
 
 
13:45 to 15:25 Plenary session P4: Roundtable
 
 
15:25 to 15:30 Plenary session P5: Announcement of next COMPIE conference
 
 

 

Program Notes and Index of Sessions

Plenary Session P1: Opening
Location: Room 201
September 26, 2018 13:00 to 14:00
 
P1: Opening, Room 201

Parallel session A
Locations: listed below
September 26, 2018 14:00 to 15:40
 
A1: Unemployment insurance , Room 202
A2: Firm dynamics, Room 220
A3: Refugees, Room 203

Plenary Session P2: Keynote Josh Angrist
Location:
September 26, 2018 16:00 to 17:40
 
P2: Keynote Josh Angrist , Room 201

Parallel session B
Locations: listed below
September 27, 2018 09:00 to 10:40
 
B1: Training and the labour market, Room 202
B2: Family and gender, Room 220
B3: Public administration, Room 203

Plenary Session P3: Keynote Jesse Rothstein
Location:
September 27, 2018 11:00 to 12:40
 
P3: Keynote Jesse Rothstein, Room 201

Lunch and poster session 1
Location:
September 27, 2018 12:40 to 14:00
 
Poster session 1, Hall 2

Parallel Session C
Locations: listed below
September 27, 2018 14:00 to 15:40
 
C1: Labour market regulation, Room 202
C2: Health and labour, Room 220
C3: Taxation, Room 203

Parallel Session D
Locations: listed below
September 27, 2018 16:00 to 17:40
 
D1: Education 1, Room 202
D2: Regulation and social norm, Room 220
D3: Regional labour market and minimum wage, Room 203

Parallel Session E
Locations: listed below
September 28, 2018 09:00 to 10:40
 
E1: Active labour market policies, Room 202
E2: Education 2, Room 220
E3: Local economy, Room 203

Parallel Session F
Locations: listed below
September 28, 2018 11:10 to 12:50
 
F1: Parental leave legislation and education, Room 202
F2: Methods, Room 220
F3: Firms and markets, Room 203

Lunch and Poster session 2
Location:
September 28, 2018 12:50 to 13:45
 
Poster session 2, Hall 2

Plenary session P4: Roundtable
Location:
September 28, 2018 13:45 to 15:25
 
P4: Roundtable: Social dividends of counterfactual impact evaluation in the EU: ..., 201

Plenary session P5: Announcement of next COMPIE conference
Location:
September 28, 2018 15:25 to 15:30

 

Summary of All Sessions

Date/TimeLocationTitlePapers
September 26, 2018
13:00-14:00
Room 201 P1: Opening0
September 26, 2018
14:00-15:40
Room 202 A1: Unemployment insurance 4
September 26, 2018
14:00-15:40
Room 220 A2: Firm dynamics4
September 26, 2018
14:00-15:40
Room 203 A3: Refugees4
September 26, 2018
16:00-17:40
Room 201 P2: Keynote Josh Angrist 1
September 27, 2018
9:00-10:40
Room 202 B1: Training and the labour market4
September 27, 2018
9:00-10:40
Room 220 B2: Family and gender4
September 27, 2018
9:00-10:40
Room 203 B3: Public administration3
September 27, 2018
11:00-12:40
Room 201 P3: Keynote Jesse Rothstein1
September 27, 2018
12:40-14:00
Hall 2 Poster session 19
September 27, 2018
14:00-15:40
Room 202 C1: Labour market regulation4
September 27, 2018
14:00-15:40
Room 220 C2: Health and labour4
September 27, 2018
14:00-15:40
Room 203 C3: Taxation3
September 27, 2018
16:00-17:40
Room 202 D1: Education 14
September 27, 2018
16:00-17:40
Room 220 D2: Regulation and social norm4
September 27, 2018
16:00-17:40
Room 203 D3: Regional labour market and minimum wage4
September 28, 2018
9:00-10:40
Room 202 E1: Active labour market policies4
September 28, 2018
9:00-10:40
Room 220 E2: Education 24
September 28, 2018
9:00-10:40
Room 203 E3: Local economy3
September 28, 2018
11:10-12:50
Room 202 F1: Parental leave legislation and education4
September 28, 2018
11:10-12:50
Room 220 F2: Methods4
September 28, 2018
11:10-12:50
Room 203 F3: Firms and markets4
September 28, 2018
12:50-13:45
Hall 2 Poster session 28
September 28, 2018
13:45-15:25
201 P4: Roundtable: Social dividends of counterfactual impact evaluation in the EU: present, past and future1
 

24 sessions, 89 papers, and 0 presentations with no associated papers


 

COunterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation 2018

Detailed List of Sessions

 
Session: P1: Opening
September 26, 2018 13:00 to 14:00
Room 201
 
Session Chair: Paolo Paruolo, European Commission - Joint Research Centre
 
Session: A1: Unemployment insurance
September 26, 2018 14:00 to 15:40
Room 202
 
Session Chair: Patrick Arni, University of Bristol and IZA, CESifo
 

How Does Potential Unemployment Insurance Benefit Duration Affect Re-Employment Timing, Sorting and Wages?
 

Unemployment Benefits and Layoffs: Evidence from Italy
 

Scrapping Unemployment Benefits for Youth
 

What Drives Wage Effects of Unemployment Benefits? The Role of Reservation Wage and Uncertainty
 
Session: A2: Firm dynamics
September 26, 2018 14:00 to 15:40
Room 220
 
Session Chair: Gábor Kátay, European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)
 

European Funds and Firm Dynamics: Estimating Spillovers from Increased Access
 

Public investment subsidies and firm performance – Evidence from Germany
 

Financial Transparency of Private Firms: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment
 

The Impact of EU Grants for Research and Innovation on Private Firms’ Performance
 
Session: A3: Refugees
September 26, 2018 14:00 to 15:40
Room 203
 
Session Chair: Nora Grote, University of Mainz
 

Safe Countries of Origin, Impact and Diversion Effects on Asylum Applications
 

Risk and Refugee Migration
 

For God’s sake: Papal Visit and European Perception on the Recent Refugee Crisis
 

Identity Choice and Effort – how identity-framed communication improves integration of refugees
 
Session: P2: Keynote Josh Angrist
September 26, 2018 16:00 to 17:40
Room 201
 
Session Chair: Paolo Paruolo, European Commission - Joint Research Centre
 

Breaking Ties: Regression Discontinuity Design Meets Market Design - with Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Yusuke Narita and Parag A. Pathak
 
Session: B1: Training and the labour market
September 27, 2018 9:00 to 10:40
Room 202
 
Session Chair: Bernd Fitzenberger, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
 

Testing a Social Innovation in Financial Aid for Low-Income Students: Experimental Evidence from Italy
 

Does on-the-job training help graduates find a job? Evidence from an Italian region
 

Vocational training for unemployed youth in Latvia.Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design
 

End-of-Year Spending and the Long-Run Employment Effects of Training Programs for the Unenmployed
 
Session: B2: Family and gender
September 27, 2018 9:00 to 10:40
Room 220
 
Session Chair: Cristina Barcelo, Banco de España
 

The Long-Term Effects of Parental Unemployment
 

The Effect of All-Day Primary School on Maternal Labor Supply in Germany
 

Let the voters choose women
 

The Risk of Job Loss, Household Formation and Housing Demand: Evidence from Differences in Severance Payments
 
Session: B3: Public administration
September 27, 2018 9:00 to 10:40
Room 203
 
Session Chair: Andrea Bellucci, European Commission
 

The effects of pricing waste generation: A synthetic control approach
 

Political Connections and Competition on Public Procurement Markets
 

The impact of R&D Subsidies and SMEs’ indebtedness
 
Session: P3: Keynote Jesse Rothstein
September 27, 2018 11:00 to 12:40
Room 201
 
Session Chair: Jochen Kluve, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
 

The Role of the Propensity Score in the Synthetic Control Method - with Eli Ben-Michael and Avi Feller
 
Session: Poster session 1
September 27, 2018 12:40 to 14:00
Hall 2
 
 

Machine Learning in the Service of Policy Targeting: The Case of Public Credit Guarantees
 

A ticket to ride. Education as a place-baseless policy?
 

Incentive Regulation: Evidence from German Electricity Networks
 

"Banking structural reforms and Top income inequality: regulate or deregulate? "
 

Labor market liberalization and successful return to work for Italian injured workers.
 

POWERING THE POWERLESS: Economic impact of rural electrification in Ghana
 

The Impact of Compulsory Education on Employment and Earnings in a Transition Economy
 

More insecure and less paid? The effect of perceived job insecurity on wage distribution
 

The impact of an after-school tutoring program on academic outcomes of secondary school students: evidence from Barcelona (Spain)
 
Session: C1: Labour market regulation
September 27, 2018 14:00 to 15:40
Room 202
 
Session Chair: Davud Rostam-Afschar, Universitaet Hohenheim
 

Do anti-discrimination laws alleviate labor market duality? Quasi-experimental evidence from Korea
 

Employment Protection, Temporary Contracts and Firm-provided Training: Evidence from Italy
 

The Shelf Life of Incumbent Workers during Accelerating Technological Change: Evidence from a Training Regulation Reform
 

Does Regulation Trade-Off Quality against Inequality? The Case of German Architects and Construction Engineers
 
Session: C2: Health and labour
September 27, 2018 14:00 to 15:40
Room 220
 
Session Chair: Petter Lundborg, Lund University
 

Extension of childcare subsidies and maternal employment
 

The Morning After: Prescription-Free Access to Emergency Contraceptive Pills
 

The Effects of Universal Public Child Care Provision on Cases of Child Neglect and Abuse
 

Long-Term Effects of Childhood Nutrition: Evidence from a School Lunch Reform
 
Session: C3: Taxation
September 27, 2018 14:00 to 15:40
Room 203
 
Session Chair: Dimitris Christelis, University of Naples Federico II
 

Work incentives and the efficiency of tax-transfer reforms under constrained labor supply
 

Wage Incidence of Corporate Income Tax: Contrasting Individual and Firm-Level Evidence
 

The recessionary impact of fiscal consolidations: evidence from an increase in Italian property taxes
 
Session: D1: Education 1
September 27, 2018 16:00 to 17:40
Room 202
 
Session Chair: Deni Mazrekaj, KU Leuven
 

The effect of scholarships on university dropout: evidence from the Italian case
 

Skill Premium and Preferential Policy: the Case of China
 

The Effect of High Achieving Peers Leaving The Class: Evidence From Hungary
 

The Effect of Modular Education on School Dropout
 
Session: D2: Regulation and social norm
September 27, 2018 16:00 to 17:40
Room 220
 
Session Chair: Paolo Naticchioni, University of Roma Tre
 

Knocking on parents’ door: regulation and intergenerational mobility
 

Social Norms and Energy Conservation Beyond the US
 

Employment protection legislation and hiring incentives: a tale of two reforms
 

Back to Black? The Impact of Regularizing Migrant Worker
 
Session: D3: Regional labour market and minimum wage
September 27, 2018 16:00 to 17:40
Room 203
 
Session Chair: Max Kunaschk, Institute for Employment Research (IAB); University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU)
 

The regional effects of a national minimum wage
 

The Effectiveness of Regional State Aid: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Flanders
 

The Effects of Minimum Wages on Low-Paid Service Workers – Evidence from the German Hairdressing Sector
 

The impact of supporting firms in times of crisis: Portugal, 2008-2013
 
Session: E1: Active labour market policies
September 28, 2018 9:00 to 10:40
Room 202
 
Session Chair: Giulia Canzian, European Commission - DG JRC
 

AN IMPACT EVALUATION OF KEY ACTIVE LABOUR MARKET PROGRAMMES IN SLOVENIA
 

Active Labor Market Policy Reform Effects: The Case of the German New Start-Up Subsidy
 

Are vocational training programmes worth their cost? Evidence from a cost-benefit analysis
 

Evaluation of the Work Experience for Young Persons
 
Session: E2: Education 2
September 28, 2018 9:00 to 10:40
Room 220
 
Session Chair: Jan Marcus, University of Hamburg, DIW Berlin
 

Is Prompting Participants to Plan Successful? Field Evidence from MOOCs
 

Can Preschool Help Minorities Make up Differences in Human Capital? Experimental Evidence from Bulgaria
 

Better Together? Heterogeneous Effects of Tracking on Student Achievement
 

The Effects of Tuition Fees on Study Duration and Completion in the Population of German Students
 
Session: E3: Local economy
September 28, 2018 9:00 to 10:40
Room 203
 
Session Chair: Guido Pellegrini, Sapienza University of Rome
 

The Regional Effects of a Place-Based Policy - Causal evidence from Germany
 

Something New in the City? The Local Effects of Urban Regeneration Policies in Italy
 

Local policy effects at a time of economic crisis
 
Session: F1: Parental leave legislation and education
September 28, 2018 11:10 to 12:50
Room 202
 
Session Chair: Jonas Jessen, DIW and FU Berlin
 

The Effect of Prenatal Maternity Leave on Short and Long-term Child Outcomes
 

Fathers’ share of parental leave and the gender earnings gap: Kink design evidence using German tax data
 

Do Conditional Cash Transfers Raise Educational Attainment? A Case Study of Juntos in Peru
 

Punishing Potential Mothers? Evidence for Statistical Employer Discrimination From a Natural Experiment
 
Session: F2: Methods
September 28, 2018 11:10 to 12:50
Room 220
 
Session Chair: Bas van der Klaauw, VU University Amsterdam
 

Economic costs and international spillovers of the Donbass war in Ukraine
 

Mediation Analysis Synthetic Control
 

Identification and Estimation of Triangular Models with a Binary Treatment
 

Dynamic compliance
 
Session: F3: Firms and markets
September 28, 2018 11:10 to 12:50
Room 203
 
Session Chair: Patrick Gauß, Ruhr-Universität-Bochum, Ruhr-Graduate-School in Economics
 

Price or Variety? An Evaluation of Mergers Effects in Grocery Retailing
 

A retrospective Study of State Aid Control in the German Broadband Market
 

The Airport Charges Directive and the level of airport charges
 

Product-Market Competition and Profit Shifting of Multinational Enterprises
 
Session: Poster session 2
September 28, 2018 12:50 to 13:45
Hall 2
 
 

Cash Versus Card: Payment Discontinuities and the Burden of Holding Coins
 

Unburden Renters by Making Landlords Pay the Commission? Evaluating a Policy Reform in Germany
 

DIFFERENT EARLY CAREER WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE – DIFFERENT FUTURE EMPLOYMENT CHANCES
 

Computers in Slovak schools: Impact on Student Performance
 

When the More Is Not the Better' in Mental Health Service Delivery: An Experimental Evaluation of the Program Get Active! in Spain
 

Strategic trade bias in human righs sanctions
 

Explaining the Female Labor Participation Gap Across Religion and Caste in India
 

Low Emission Zones and Population Health: Evidence from Germany
 
Session: P4: Roundtable: Social dividends of counterfactual impact evaluation in the EU: present, past and future
September 28, 2018 13:45 to 15:25
201
 
Session Chair: Nils aus dem Moore, RWI, Berlin
 

Social dividends of counterfactual impact evaluation in the EU: present, past and future

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