2018

 

June 14

Patrick Button (Tulane University)

Employment Discrimination against Indigenous Peoples in the United States: Evidence from a Field Experiment

 

May 31

David Neumark (UCI)

The Long-Run Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit on Women’s Earnings

 

May 24

Arna Olafsson (Copenhagen Business School)

Non-Standard Behaviors and Choice Imperfections: Evidence from Experimental and Administrative Data

 

May 17

Aline Buetikofer (Norwegian School of Economics)

The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave on Maternal Health

 

May 3

Oriana Bandiera (London School of Economics)

Why do people stay poor?

 

April 26

Andreea Mitrut (Gothenburg University)

Abortion and Crime

 

April 19

Ben Vollaard (Tilburg University)

Breaking habits: A field experiment

 

April 12

Libertad Gonzalez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

The Effects of Paternity Leave on Fertility and Labor Market Outcomes

 

March  22    
Susan Niknami (SOFI)    
The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration


March 15    
Charlotta Boström (SOFI)    
The Effects from Graduating College in a Recession – The Swedish Case


March 08    
Barbara Petrongolo (Queen Mary University London)    
Gender norms and economic incentives


February  22    
Mircea Trandafir (Southern Denmark University)    
Effects of Radiation Therapy on the Labor Market Outcomes of Breast Cancer Patients


February  15    
Torsten Santavirta (SOFI)    
The more we get together, the happier we’ll be? The effect of disruptive peers.


February  08    
Giuseppe Sorrenti (University of Zurich)    
Money vs. Time: Family Income, Maternal Labor Supply, and Child Development


February 01    
Mari Rege (UiS Business School)    
Leveling the playing field: An intervention to promote school readiness

 

 

2017

 

December 7
Manuel Bagues (Aalto)
Can Gender Quotas in Candidate Lists Empower Women? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design (joint with Pamela Campa)

 

November 30
Arizo Karimi (Uppsala University)
Parenthood, Family Friendly Firms, and the Gender Gaps in Work Careers

 

November 23
Martin Lange (ZEW)
Immigration and Hate Crime. Quasi-Experimental Evidence on Attacks against Asylum Seekers in Germany, with Horst Entorf


November 9
Björn Hinnerich (Stockholm University)
Gender Quotas in the Board Room and Firm Performance: Evidence from a Credible Threat in Sweden, with Joakim Jansson


October 26
Anna Sjögren (IFAU)
"Childcare - A safety net for children?"


October 19
Biagio Speciale (Paris School of Economics)
The Effect of Language Training on Immigrants’ Economic Integration. Empirical Evidence from France, with Alexia Lochmann and Hillel Rapoport


October 12
Linas Tarasonis (CEFER Bank of Lithuania)
The Life-cycle Profile of Worker Flows in Europe joint with Etienne Lalé (UQAM)


September 28
Ian Burn (SOFI)
Does Discrimination Deter Women From Majoring in STEM? Evidence from a Lab Experiment


September 14
Walter Korpi (SOFI)
Partisan Politics and Socio-Economic Institutions in the Long Waves of Unemployment in Distributional Conflict in Western Employment Relations, 1920-2015: From Great Depression through Full Employment to European Federalization


September 7
Daniel Knutsson (Stockholm University)
Infant Health Monitoring and Mortality: Evidence From a Universal Reform in Sweden

 

August 31
Douglas Almond (Columbia University)
Gender and Perinatal Health among 1 Million American-Born Chinese

 

August 24
Matthew Lindquist (SOFI)
Key Players in Co-Offending Networks

 

 

June 15    
Emma von Essen (Aarhus University)    
Exploration in Teams and the Encouragement Effect: Theory and Experimental Evidence


June 08    
PhD Defense - Niklas Kaunitz (SOFI)    
Workers, Firms and Welfare : Four Essays in Economics, Opponent: Erik Lindqvist (Stockholm School of Economics)


June 01
Daniel Waldenström (IFN and Paris School of Economics)    
Global Earnings Inequality, 1970–2015, with Olle Hammar


    
May 18
Marianne Simonsen (Aarhus University)    
Piling Pills? Forward-looking Behavior and Stockpiling of Prescription Drugs, with Lars Skipper and Niels Skipper


May 11    
Doris Weichselbaumer (University of Linz)    
Discrimination Against Female Migrants Wearing Headscarves


May 04    
Erik Plug (University of Amsterdam)    
Enriching Students Pays Off: Evidence from an Individualized Gifted and Talented Program in Secondary Education, with Ferry Haan and Adam Booij


April 27    
Silvia Helena Barcellos (University of Southern California)    
Heterogeneous Effects of Education on Health

 

 

April 20
Martin Berlin (SOFI)
Final Seminar
Essays on the Measurement and Determinants of Subjective Well-Being


April 6
Joakim Ruist (University of Gothenburg)
Long Live your Ancestors’ American Dream: The Self-selection and Multigenerational Mobility of American Immigrants


April 4
1st Stockholm-Uppsala Education Economics Workshop


March 30
Erik Lindqvist (Stockholm School of Economics)
The Effect of Wealth on Life Satisfaction and Happiness


March 27
Niklas Kaunitz (SOFI)
Final Seminar


March 23
Peter Fredriksson (Stockholm University)
Maternal Age and Childrens' Long-term Outcomes, with Kristiina Huttunen and Björn Öckert


March 16
Eirini Tatsi (SOFI)
Peer Effects, Free-riding and Team Composition, with Danny Steinbach


March 9
Martina Zweimueller (University of Linz)
The Effect of Statutory Sick-pay on Workers' Labor Supply and Subsequent Health


March 6
Karin Hederos, Ante Farm, Iman Dadgar, Karin Edmark, Jan Sulak
Speed Brown Bag


February 23
Eirini Tatsi (SOFI)
Spatial Nexus in Crime and Unemployment in Times of Crisis, with Povilas Lastauskas


February 16
Minghao Li (Pennsylvania State University)
Job Talk
Education Equity and Intergenerational Mobility: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Court-ordered School Finance Reforms


January 31
Anna Baiardi (University of Warwick)
Job Talk
The Persistent Effect of Gender Division of Labour: African American Women After Slavery


January 26
Clémentine Van Effenterre (Paris School of Economics)
Job Talk
Do Women Want to Work More or More Regularly? Evidence from a Natural Experiment


January 24
Ian Burn (University of California-Irvine)
Job Talk
Pride, Prejudice, and Wages: An Empirical Assessment of Models of Taste-Based Discrimination for Gay Men


January 19
Cristina Bellés Obrero (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Job Talk
Who is Learning? A Field Experiment Comparing Three Different Incentive Schemes in the Same Educational Setting


January 17
Omar Bamieh (European University Institute)
Job Talk
Firing Costs, Employment and Misallocation Evidence from Randomly–Assigned Judges


January 12
Víctor Hugo González Jiménez (Tilburg University)
Job Talk
Social Status and Performance: Theory and Evidence

 

 

2016

 

December 15
Farzad Saidi (Stockholm School of Economics)
Inequality, Relative Income, and Human Capital Investment (with Jere Behrman, Ricardo Godoy, and Eduardo Undurraga)


December 8
Nadine Ketel (University of Gothenburg)
Job-search Periods for Welfare Applicants: Evidence from a Randomised Experiment (with Jonneke Bolhaar and Bas van der Klaauw)


December 1
Lina Aldén (Linnaeus University)
Immigration and Native Self-employment - Is there a Crowding-out Effect? (with Mats Hammarstedt and Emma Neuman) 


November 24
Oskar Nordström Skans (Uppsala University)
Social Connections and the Matching of Workers and Firms (with Marcus Eliason, Francis Kramarz and Lena Hensvik)

 

November 17
Anna Sandberg (IIES)
Gender Dynamics in Referral-based Hiring: A field Experiment (with Karin Hederos, Lukas Kvissberg and Erik Polano)


November 10
Dan-Olof Rooth (SOFI)
Can Gender Attitudes Change? The Effect of Randomly Assigning Women to Traditionally Male Teams (with Gordon B. Dahl, Henning Finseraas and Andreas Kotsedam)


November 7
Karin Edmark (SOFI)
SOFI Brown Bag
Location Choices of Swedish Voucher Schools and the Modifiable Area Unit Problem


October 24
Charlotta Boström (SOFI)
SOFI Brown Bag
Graduating in a Recession - the Swedish Case


October 20
Per Lundborg (SOFI)
Refugee Immigration and the Labor Market of Young Natives


October 13
Johanna Rickne (IFN)
Divorced Women Rule: Career Success and the Durability of Marriage (with Olle Folke)


October 10
Hanna Mühlrad (SOFI and University of Gothenburg)
SOFI Brown Bag
Delivery Mode for High-risk Pregnancies: Effects on Fertility, Health and Labor Market Outcomes


October 7
André Richter (SOFI)
SOFI Final Seminar
Essays on the Role of Prenatal Health and Fertility for the Inheritance of Disadvantage
Discussant: Adrian Adermon (Uppsala University)


September 26
Martin Nybom (SOFI)
SOFI Brown Bag
The Rising Return to Noncognitive Skill (with P-A Edin, P. Fredriksson and B. Öckert)


September 22
Alexander Willén (Cornell University)
The Consequences of Tipping-Induced Ethnic Residential Segregation on Long-Term Educational Attainment and Labor Market Outcomes (with Anders Böhlmark)


September 12
Martin Berlin (SOFI)
SOFI Brown Bag
The Relationship Between Life Satisfaction and Affective Well-Being

 

September 8
Stefan Pichler (ETH Zurich)
The Double Whammy Generation? - Investigating the Long-Term Effects of Exposure to the Spanish Flu Pandemic and the Great Depression

 

September 1
Margherita Comola (Paris School of Economics)
An Experimental Study of Decentralized Link Formation with Competition

 

June 9
Sunčica Vujić (University of Antwerp)
Fertility Timing and Education

 

June 2
Sonia Bhalotra (Essex University)
The Twin Instrument and The Fertility-Investment Trade-Off

 

May 19
Anna Raute (Mannheim University)
Can Financial Incentives Reduce the Baby Gap?- Evidence from a Reform in Maternity Leave Benefits

 
May 12
Anna Aizer (Brown University)
Lead and Juvenile Delinquency


May 2 - Brown Bag
Per Enzgell (SOFI)
Reexamining Biological Explanations for Social Inequalities in Education


April 28
Anne Boschini (SOFI)
The Gender Distribution of Top Incomes in Sweden 


April 25 - Brown Bag
Theodor Vladasel (Copenhagen Business School)
Family Background and Entrepreneurship


April 21
Martin Halla (University of Innsbruck and IZA)
The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Parental Leave Policies


April 18 - Brown Bag
Roujman Shahbazian (SOFI)
All in the Family: Intergenerational Transmission of Risk Attitudes


April 14
Anders Björklund (SOFI)
Early Health and School Outcomes for Children with Same-sex Parents. Evidence from Sweden

 
April 7 
Marie Lalanne (SAFE and Goethe University Frankfurt) 
Job Networks and Independent Board Appointments: Evidence from US Publicly Quoted Companies


April 4 - Brown Bag
Niklas Kaunitz (SOFI)
Payroll Taxes and Firm Performance


March 31
Vincent Boucher (Laval University) 
My Friend Far Far Away


March 17
Gerald Pruckner (University of Linz and SOFI)
Cutting Fertility? The Effect of Cesarean Deliveries on Subsequent Fertility and Maternal Labor Supply


March 14 - Brown Bag
Edoardo Rainone (Bank of Italy and SOFI)
On Heterogeneity, Endogeneity and Measurement of Social Interactions

 
March 10
Climent Quintana-Domeque (University of Oxford)
Choosing Season of Birth


February 25 
Massimo Anelli (Bocconi University) 
Foreign Peer Effects and Native Major Choices


February 22 - Brown Bag
André Richter (SOFI)
Second Generation Effects of Prenatal Health Shocks: Disentangling Biological from Social Pathways


February 18
Thomas Cornelissen (University of York)
Who Benefits from Universal Childcare? Estimating Marginal Returns to Early Childcare Attendance


February 11 
Benjamin Elsner (IZA Bonn)
A Big Fish in a Small Pond: Ability Rank and Human Capital Investment

 
February 4  
Francis Kramarz (CREST, Ecole polytechnique, ENSAE)
Insurance Between Firms: The Role of Internal Labor Markets

 
January 28 
André Richter (SOFI)
When Mobility Meets Fertility: The Role of Fertility Differences for Intergenerational Mobility Estimates


January 25 - Brown Bag
Matthew Lindqvist (SOFI)
The Causal Effect of Military Conscription on Crime and the Labor Market
 

January 21
Martin Berlin (SOFI)
Assessing the Cardinality of Subjective Well-Being Measures

 

2015

 
December 17 
Fabian Lange (McGill University)
Heterogeneity or Duration Dependence? New Evidence from Labor Force Histories

 
December 10 
Jan Sauermann (SOFI)
Short- and Long-term Effects of Vocational vs. General Schooling

 
December 3 
Katja Kaufmann (University of Mannheim)
Elite Higher Education, the Marriage Market and the Intergeneration

 
November 19 
Mirjam van Praag (Copenhagen Business School)
Women Do not Play Their Aces - The Consequences of Shying Away


November 12 
Therese Nilsson (Lund University and IFN Stockholm)
Early Life Health Interventions: Effects on Sickness Absence, Academic Performance and Long-Term Outcomes


November 5 
Karin Edmark (SOFI)
The Effects of Attending a Private Upper Secondary School: Evidence Using Location as an Instrument


October 22 
Katrine V. Løken (University of Bergen)
Long-Term Consequences of Access to Well-child Visits (joint with Aline Bütikofer and Kjell Salvanes)


October 19 - Brown Bag Seminar
Valerio Leone Sciabolazza (La Sapienza University and SOFI)
The Effect of Network Segregation Strategies on Wage Formation: An Application to the Sri Lankan Community Case in Milan, Italy


October 15 
Andrea Weber (University of Mannheim)
The Effects of Increasing the Early Retirement Age on Employment of Older Workers (with Day Manoli)


October 8 
Marianne Sundström (SOFI)
Improving the Integration of Refugees: An Early Evaluation of a Swedish Reform (with Pernilla Andersson Joona and Alma Wennemo Lanninger)


October 5 - Brown Bag Seminar
Nathan Wilmers (Harvard University)
Do Labor Unions Raise Wages? Measuring Union Effects on Wages with Iinvestment Shocks


October 1 
Georg Graetz (Uppsala University)
Robots at Work (with Guy Michaels)


September 24 
Libertad González (Pompeu Fabra Barcelona)
The Impact of Scheduling Birth Early on Infant Health (with Cristina Borra and Almudena Sevilla)
 

September 21 - Brown Bag Seminar
Eirini Tatsi  (SOFI) and Simona Bejenariu (SOFI) and Marc Sommer (SOFI) 
 

September 17 
Panu Poutvaara (LMU and Ifo)
International Migration of Couples (with Martin Junge and Martin D. Munk)
 

September 10 
Michael F. Lovenheim (Cornell University)
The Effects of Targeted Recruitment and Comprehensive Supports for Low-Income High Achievers at Elite Universities: Evidence from Texas Flagships (with Rodney Andrews and Scott Imberman)
 

September 7 - Brown Bag Seminar
Anne Boschini (SOFI) and Karin Edmark (SOFI)
 

September 3 
Andre Richter (SOFI)
Parental Investments and Childrens' Initial Health Endowments
 

June 17 
Petra Persson (Stanford University)
Competition and the Consequences of Grade Inflation (with Rebecca Diamond)
 

June 11 
Jan Stuhler (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and SOFI)
The Transmission of Inequality Across Multiple Generations: Testing Recent Theories with Evidence from Germany (with Sebastian Braun)
 

June 4 
Simon Janssen (IAB Nuremberg)
The Long-lasting Effect of Technological Change on the Careers of Young Workers: Evidence from Changes of Mandatory Training Regulations (with Jens Mohrenweiser)
 

June 1 - Brown Bag Seminar
Sara Ayllón Gatnau (University of Girona)
On the Poverty-happiness Feedback Loop
 

May 28 
Gerard Pfann (Maastricht University and SOFI)
The Road to Self-Employment: Comparing Transgenerational Entrepreneurs and Self-Made Start-Ups (with Boris Blumberg)
 

May 22 
Nico Voigtländer (UCLA)
Bowling for Fascism: Social Capital and the Rise of the Nazi Party. (with S. Satyanath and J. Voth)
 

May 22 
Per Olof Robling (SOFI)
PhD Defense - Essays on the Origins of Human Capital, Crime and Income Inequality
 

May 11 - Brown Bag Seminar
Iman Dadgar and Thor Norström (SOFI)
Long- and Short-term Effects of GDP on Traffic Fatalities in 21 OECD-countries, 1960-2011
 

May 7 
Per Krusell (IIES)
The Historical Evolution of the Wealth Distribution: A Quantitative-theoretic Investigation (with Joachim Hubmer and Tony Smith)
 

April 23 
Anna Dreber Almenberg (HHS)
Using Prediction Markets to Estimate the Reproducibility of Science (with Thomas Pfeiffer, Johan Almenberg, Siri Isaksson, Brad Wilson, Yiling Chen, Brian A. Nosek and Magnus Johannesson)
 

April 16 
Thomas Buser (University of Amsterdam)
The Impact of Losing in a Competition on the Willingness to Seek Further Challenges
 

April 9 
Mathias Schuhmann (University of Hamburg)
The Effect of Minimum Wages on Firm-Financed Training
 

March 30 - Brown Bag Seminar
Jan Sauermann (SOFI)
Gender Bias in Performance Evaluations (with Friederike Mengel and Ulf Zölitz)
 

March 26 
Nikolaj Harmon (University of Copenhagen)
Dishonesty and Selection into Public Administration in Denmark: Who Runs the World’s Least Corrupt Public Sector?
 

March 19  
Anna Piil Damm (Aarhus University)
Deal Drugs Once, Deal Drugs Twice: Peer Effects in Prisons (with Cédric Gorinas)
 

March 12 
Rasmus Landersø (Rockwool Fonden and Aarhus University)
The Scandinavian Fantasy: The Sources of Intergenerational Mobility in Denmark and the U.S.
 

March 9 - Brown Bag Seminar
Emma Neuman (Växjö University)
All about Balance? A Test of the Jack-of-all-trades Theory using Military Enlistment Data
 

March 5 
Mounir Karadja (IIES)
Richer (and Holier) Than Thou? The Effect of Relative Income Improvements on Demand for Redistribution (with Johanna Möllerström and David Seim)


February 9 
Ferran Elias (Columbia University)
Labor Demand Elasticities Over the Life Cycle: Evidence from Spain's Payroll Tax Reforms


February 5 
Ylenia Brilli (European University Institute)
Mother's Time Allocation, Child Care and Child Cognitive Development


February 2 
Miguel A. Sarzosa (University of Maryland)
The Dynamic Consequences of Bullying on Skill Accumulation


January 29 
Simona Bejenariu  (University of Gothenburg)
The Effects of Financial Incentives on Fertility and Early Investments in Child Health
 

January 26 
Alastair Ball (European University Institute)
Air Pollution, Foetal Mortality, and Long-term Health: Evidence from the Great London Smog
 

January 22 
Anna Bindler (University College London)
Leaving scars: How recessions produce career criminals
 

January 19 
Erina Ytsma (London School of Economics)
Lone Stars or Constellations? The Impact of Performance Pay on Matching Assortativeness in Academia
 

January 15 
Eirini Tatsi (SAFE and Goethe University Frankfurt)
Endogenous Social Interactions: Which Peers Matter?
 

January 13 
Tanya Wilson (Royal Holloway)
Compulsory Education and Teenage Motherhood
 

 
2014


December 18 
Torsten Santavirta (SOFI)
The Impact of Child Evacuation on the Importance of Family Background (with Markus Jäntti)
 

December 15 
Sebastian Buhai (Aarhus / SOFI)
A Social Network Analysis of Occupational Segregation (with Marco van der Leij)
 
 
December 11 
Per Lundborg (SOFI)
The Rationale of the Migrant Share as a Wage Determinant: Theory and Evidence
 

December 4 
Sissel Jensen (NHH)
Breaking the Glass Ceiling? The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labor Market Outcomes in Norway (with Marianne Bertrand, Sandra E. Black, and Adriana Lleras-Muney)
 

December 1 
Per Olof Robling (SOFI)
Final Seminar  (Opponent: Matti Sarvimäki, Aalto University)
 

November 27 
Damon Clark (UC Irvine)
The Return to Schooling among High School Dropouts: Evidence from Britain's Compulsory Schooling Changes
 

November 24 - Brown Bag Seminar
Anders Björklund (SOFI)
Intergenerational Mobility, Intergenerational effects, Sibling Correlations, and Equality of Opportunity: A Comparison of Four Approaches
 

November 20 
Pietro Garibaldi (Università di Torino and Collegio Carlo Alberto)
Endogenous Dismissal In Real Life Institutions (with Gerard Pfann)
 

November 13 
Randi Hjalmarsson (University of Gothenburg)
Politics and Peer Effects in the Courtroom
 

November 10 - Brown Bag Seminar
Gerard Pfann (Maastricht University and SOFI)
Firing Costs and Labor Demand in Recessions 
 

November 6 
Uta Schönberg (UCL)
Labor Supply Shocks and the Adjustment Dynamics of Local Wages and Employment: New Evidence from a Commuting Policy (with Christian Dustmann and Jan Stuhler)
 

October 30
Kelly Ragan (HHS)
Teenage Kicks: New (Old) Evidence on the Pill and Teenage Childbearing
 

October 27 - Brown Bag Seminar
Hanna Mühlrad (SOFI and University of Gothenburg)
Breastfeeding as an Early Life Investment: An Evaluation of the Baby Friendly Hospitals Initiative in Sweden
 

October 23 
Toru Kitagawa (UCL)
A Test for Instrument Validity
 

October 16 
Ingvild Almås (NHH / IIES)
Are Americans More Meritocratic and Efficiency Seeking than Scandinavians?
 

October 9 
Helena Skyt Nielsen (Aarhus University)
Peer Effects in Math and Science (with Juanna Schrøter Joensen)
 

October 2 
Ante Farm (SOFI)
Measuring the Effect of Matching Problems on Unemployment
 

September 25 
Lorenzo Cappellari (Università Cattolica Milan)
Family, Community and Long-Term Earnings Inequality (with Paul Bingley and Konstantinos Tatsiramos)
 

September 11 
Juanna Joensen (HHS)
Student Aid, Academic Achievement, and Labor Market Behavior: Grants or Loans? (with Elena Mattana)
 

September 8 - Brown Bag Seminar
Martin Nybom (SOFI)
Is true Social Mobility Low and Constant across Time and Place? A Test of Clark’s Law of Mobility
 

September 4 
Emma Tominey (University of York)
Female Labor Supply and Household Employment Shocks: Maternity Leave as an Insurance Mechanism
 

August 25 
Bhash Mazumder (Chicago Fed)
Intergenerational Mobility Curves (with Jonathan Davis)
 

August 21 
Per Olof Robling (SOFI)
Lead and Criminal Behavior: Lessons from the Swedish Phase-Out of Leaded Gasoline (with Hans Grönqvist and Peter Nilsson)
 

June 16 - Brown Bag Seminar
Thor Norström (SOFI)
The Great Recession, Unemployment and Suicide
 

June 12 
Paolo Pinotti (Bocconi)
Clicking on Heaven’s Door: The Effect of Immigrant Legalization on Crime
 

June 5 
Gustaf Bruze (Aarhus University)
Social Mobility in Denmark: Evidence from Consumption Data
 

May 26 - Brown Bag Seminar
Per Olof Robling (SOFI)
Segregation and Crime (with Hans Grönqvist and Susan Niknami)
 

May 22 
Jan Stuhler (UCL and SOFI)
Measuring Intergenerational Dependence in Short Income Data (with Martin Nybom)
 

May 15 
Patrizia Luongo (University of Bari)
Inequality of Opportunity in the Italian Educational System (with Paolo Brunori)
 

May 8 
Karin Hederos Eriksson (HHS)
Occupational Segregation by Sex: The Role of Intergenerational Transmission
 

May 5 - Brown Bag Seminar
Jan Sauermann (SOFI)
Employer Supported Training: the Role of Reciprocal Attitudes (with Arjan Non)
 
 
April 24 
Manuel Bagues (Aalto University)
Inside the Black Box of Committee Decision-making: Evidence from Academic Evaluations in Italy (with Mauro Sylos Labibi and Natalia Zinovyeva) 
 

April 10 
Bart Golsteyn (Maastricht University)
Empirically Testing Long Term Associations of General versus Specific Training (with Anders Stenberg)
 

April 3 
Alex Solis (Uppsala University) 
Does Higher Education Cause Political Participation?: Evidence From a Regression Discontinuity Design
 

March 27 
Patrick Bennett (CBS)
Can Education Effectively Reduce Crime? Evidence from Danish Administrative Twin Data
 

March 20 
Thomas Siedler (Hamburg University)
Reducing Binge Drinking? The Effect of a Ban on Late-night Off-premise Alcohol Sales on Alcohol-related Hospital Stays in Germany (joint with Jan Marcus)
 

March 13 
Miriam Gensowski (University of Copenhagen)
Personality, IQ, and Lifetime Earnings
 

March 6 
Joseph Ferrie (Northwestern University)
The Role of Grandfathers (and Great-Grandfathers) in the Transmission of Socioeconomic Status from Fathers to Sons: Britain 1851-1911 and the U.S. 1850-1940
 

February 27 
Michele Belot (University of Edinburgh)
Incentives and Children's Dietary Choices: A Field Experiment in Primary Schools  (with Jonathan James and Patrick Nolen)
 

February 20 
Matthew Lindquist (SOFI)
Key Players in Co-Offending Networks (with Yves Zenou)
 

February 13 
Björn Öckert (IFAU)
Class Matters: Why Class Size is More Important for Low-income Students (with Peter Fredriksson and Hessel Oosterbeek)
 

February 6 
Oskar Nordström Skans (IFAU)
Becoming a College Student Representative: The Causal Impact on Labor Market Entry and Career Trajectories (with Martin Lundin and Pär Zetterberg)
 

January 23 
Johanna Wallenius (HHS)
Social Insurance and Retirement: A Cross-Country Perspective (with Tobias Laun)
 

January 16 
Marianne Sundström (SOFI)
Part-time Work, Gender and Economic Distribution in the Nordic Countries (with Alma Wennemo Lanninger)
 
 

2013


December 19 
Torsten Santavirta (SOFI)
Child Protection and Risk of Severe Mental Disorder During Adulthood: Evaluating the Finnish Policy of Evacuating Children to Foster Care during World War II (with Nina Santavirta and Stephen Gilman)
 

December 12 
Peter Nilsson (IIES)
Economic Status, Air Quality, and Child Health: Evidence from Inversion Episodes  (with Jenny Jans and Peter Johansson)
 

December 5 
Dan-Olof Rooth (Linne University Kalmar)
Do Politicians Change Public Attitudes? (with Magnus Carlsson and Gordon Dahl)
 

November 28 
Illoong Kwon (Seoul National University)
Public vs. Private Sector Specific Human Capital (Lena Hensvik)
 

November 21 
Joeri Sol (University of Amsterdam)
A Field Experiment on Team Incentives, Social Cohesion, and Peer Pressure
 

November 14 
Anders Frederiksen (ICOA, Aarhus University)
Subjective Performance Evaluations and Employee Careers (with Fabian Lange and Ben Kriechel)
 

November 07 
Pia Pinger (University of Bonn)
Instrumental Variable Estimation of the Causal Effect of Hunger Early in Life on Health Later in Life (with Gerard van den Berg and Johannes Schoch)
 

October 24 
Johan Vikström (IFAU)
IPW Estimation and Related Estimators for Evaluation of Active Labor Market Policies in a Dynamic Setting
 

October 17 
Andre Richter and Per Olof Robling (SOFI)
Transgenerational Effects of the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic in Sweden
 

October 10 
Jan Stuhler (UCL)
Interpreting Trends in Intergenerational Mobility (with Martin Nybom)
 

October 3 
Per Lundborg (SOFI)
Minimum Wages and the Integration of Refugee Immigrants (with Per Skedinger)
 

September 26 
Andreas Ravndal Kostøl (Statistics Norway)
Family Welfare Cultures (with Gordon Dahl and Magne Mostad)
 

September 12
Anders Stenberg (SOFI)
The Relation between Hours of Domestic Services and Female Earnings: Panel Register Data Evidence from a Reform (with Karin Halldén)

 
September 5 
Carla Haelermans (TIER, Maastricht University)
The Effect of an Online Practice Tool on Math in Secondary Education - Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment (with Joris Ghysels)

 
August 29 
Olivier Marie (Maastricht University)
Early Release from Prison on Electronic Monitoring and Recidivism: A Tale of Two Discontinuities

 
August 22 
Petra Ornstein (Uppsala University)
The Price of Violence

 
May 30 
Sebastian Buhai (Aarhus University and Stockholm University)
Returns to Tenure or Seniority? (with Miguel Portela, Coen Teulings and Aico van Vuuren)

 
May 23 
Nina Guyon (Sciences Po, Paris)
Getting Parents Involved: a Field Experiment in Deprived Schools (with F. Avvisati, M.Gurgand and E. Maurin)

 
May 16 
Petter Lundborg (Lund University)
Fertility and Labour Supply: IV Evidence from IVF treatments (with Erik Plug and Astrid Wurtz Rasmussen)

 
April 25 
Lena Hensvik (IFAU)
Social Networks, Employee Selection and Labor Market Outcomes: Toward an Empirical Analysis (with Oskar Nordström Skans)

 
April 18 
Erik Lindqvist (Stockholm School of Economics)
Firms and Skills: The Evolution of Worker Sorting (with Christina Håkanson and Jonas Vlachos)

 
April 11 
Ghazala Azmat (Queen Mary University)
The Ants and the Grasshoppers: Gender Gaps in Grades Using Different Evaluation Methods


April 4 
Mario Fiorini (University of Technology Sydney)
Is Monotonicity in an IV and RD Design Testable? No, but you Can Still Check on it

 
March 21 
Lisa Laun (IFAU)
The Effect of Age-Targeted Tax Credits on Retirement Behavior

 
March 14 
Katrien Stevens (University of Sydney)
The Career Costs of Children (with Jerome Adda and Christian Dustmann)

 
March 7 
Arnaud Chevalier (Royal Holloway)
Make it Count: Students Incentives and Effort (with P. Dolton and M. Luehrmann)

 
February 28 
Niklas Kaunitz (SOFI)
Do Payroll Tax Cuts Raise Youth Employment? (with Johan Egebark)

 
February 21 
Nikolay Angelov (IFAU)
Is the Constant Gender Gap in Income and Wages due to Unequal Family Responsibilities? (with Per Johansson and Erica Lindahl)

 
February 14 
Michael Kvasnicka (RWI Essen)
The Economic Integration of Forced Migrants: Evidence for Post-War Germany (with Sebastian Braun)

 
February 7 
Magnus Carlsson (University of Kalmar)
The Effect of Schooling on Cognitive Skills (with Gordon B. Dahl, Björn Öckert, and Dan-Olof Rooth) 

 
January 31 
Elina Tuominen (University of Tampere)
Top Income Shares and Economic Growth: Empirical Results

 
January 17 
Martin Berlin (SOFI) 
Inequality of Life Satisfaction and Income in Europe

 
January 11 
Martin Nybom (SOFI) 
Essays on Educational Choice and Intergenerational Mobility (Phd defense)


 
2012
 

December 13 
Che-Yuan Liang (Uppsala University) 
Piracy, Music and Movies: A Natural Experiment
 

December 6 
Kristian Koerselman (Helsingfors University) 
Is Education a Risky Investment? Moments of Lifetime Income by Education
 

November 29 
Robert Östling (IIES) 
A Novel Approach to Estimating the Effect of Wealth on Lifetime Outcomes
 

November 22 
Philipp Eisenhauer (University of Mannheim) 
Optimal Treatment Reallocation
 

November 15 
Stefan Bauernschuster (Ifo, University of Munich) 
Public Child Care and Mothers’ Labor Supply - Evidence from Two Quasi-Experiments
 

November 1 
Adrian Adermon (Uppsala University) 
Sibling Spillovers in Education
 

October 25 
Jan Sauermann (SOFI) 
The Heterogeneous Effects of Bonus Pay on Performance Outcomes: Evidence from Personnel Data
 

October 18 
Andreea Mitrut (Uppsala University) 
The Impact of an Unexpected Wage Cut on Corruption: Evidence from a “Xeroxed” Exam
 

October 11 
Anne Gielen (IZA, Bonn) 
Hormones and the Gender Earnings Gap
 

October 4 
Guido Schwerdt (Ifo, Munich University) 
The Effects of Early Grade Retention on Student Outcomes over Time: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Florida
 

September 27  
Otto Toivanen (Leuven University) 
The Genetic Heritability of Lifetime Income
 

September 7 
Martin Nybom (SOFI) 
Essays on Intergenerational Mobility and Educational Choice
 

September 6 
Jonas Maibom Pedersen (Aarhus University) 
Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Early Meetings and Activation
 

August 30 
Daniel Schnitzlein (DIW Berlin) 
The Importance of Family Background for Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills
 

August 16 
Christoph Wunder (University Erlangen-Nuremberg) 
The Dynamics of Welfare Entry and Exit in Germany
 

May 31 
Lena Nekby (Stockholm University) 
Spousal Joint Retirement: A Reform-Based Approach to Identifying Spillover Effects
 

May 24 
Martin Halla (Johannes Kepler University, Linz) 
The Social Gradient in the Impact of the Chernobyl Accident: The Case of Austria
 

May 10 
Emma von Essen (Stockholm University) 
Gender and Preferences in a (Simple) Random Sample
 

May 3 
Per-Olof Robling (SOFI)
Rising Immigration and the Evolution of Income Inequality: The Swedish Experience 1991-2009
 

April 26 
Simen Markussen (Frisch Center, Olso)
Social Insurance Networks
 

April 19 
Hans Holter (Uppsala University)
Accounting for Cross-Country Differences in Intergenerational Earnings Persistence: The Impact of Taxation and Public Education Expenditure
 

April 12 
Martin Berlin (SOFI)
What Explains Variation in Daily Feelings?
 

March 30 
Susan Niknami (SOFI)
Essays on Inequality and Social Policy: Education, Crime and Health (Disputation)
 

March 29 
Thomas Dohmen (Maastricht University)
Demotivating Workers: Retrenchment of PensionRights and Negative Reciprocity
 

March 22 
Martin Nybom (SOFI)
College Choice, Abilities and Lifetime Earnings: an Application of the Generalized Roy Model using Swedish Registry Data
 

March 15 
Marco Leonardi (Milano)
The Effect of Product Demand on Inequality: Evidence from the US and the UK
 

March 8 
Heléne Lundqvist (Uppsala University)
Is It Worth It? On the Returns to Holding Political Office
 

March 1 
Chris van Klaveren (TIER, Maastricht University)
Evaluation of an Extended Day Program in the Netherlands: A Randomized Field Experiment
 

February 23 
Briggs Depew (University of Arizona)
Elasticity of Labor Supply to the Firm Over the Business Cycle
 

February 16 
Pablo Brassiolo (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Domestic Violence and Divorce Law: When Divorce Threats Become Credible
 

February 14 
Ana da Matos (London School of Economics)
The Careers of Immigrants
 

February 9 
Susanne Forstner (European University Iinstitute)
Job-to-Job Mobility and Wage Inequality: A Quantitative Assessment
 

February 8 
Guido-Matias Cortes (University of British Columbia)
Where Have the Middle-Wage Workers Gone? A Study of Polarization Using Panel Data
 

February 2 
Jan Sauermann (ROA, Maastricht)
The Effects of Training on Own and Co-Worker Productivity: Evidence from a Field Experiment
 

January 31 
Ola Lotherington Vestad (Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research)
Who Pays for Occupational Pensions?
 

January 26 
Marta Favara (University of Essex)
The cost of Acting “Girly” – Gender Stereotypes and Educational Choices
 

January 19 
Tobias Laun (HHS)
Optimal Social Insurance with Endogenous Health
 
 

2011

 
December 15 
Johanna Rickne (IFN)
Female Representation but Male Rule? Gender Quotas and the Political Glass Ceiling


December 8
Erich Battistin (University of Padova)
The Effects of Remedial Exams on Student Achievement: Evidence from Upper Secondary Schools in Italy


December 1
Jan Stuhler (CReAM, University College London)
Empirical Evidence on the Local Labour Market Impacts of Immigration


November 24
Torsten Santavirta (SOFI)
Evaluating the Long-Term Consequences of Evacuating Children to Foster Care during WWII Using Sibling Differences


November 17
Matthew Lindquist (SOFI)
The Effect of Education on Criminal Convictions and Incarceration: Causal Evidence from Micro-data


November 11, OBS! At 13.00 inA700 (Pareto)
Ph.D. final seminar: Susan Niknami (SOFI)
Essays on Inequality and Social Policy: Education, Crime and Health
Discussant: Matz Dahlberg (Uppsala)

 
November 10
Didier Fouarge (Maastricht University)
Occupational Sorting of School Leavers: The Role of Economic Preferences


November 3
Mikael Lindahl (Uppsala University)
Does Competition from Private Schools Impact Educational Performance and Sorting? - Evidence from Sweden's Voucher Reform


October 27
Ulrika Vikman (Uppsala University)
Workfare for the Old and Long-term Unemployed


October 20
Rita Ginja (Uppsala University)
Can Social Benefits Reach the Poorest Families?


October 13
Susan Niknami (SOFI)
Relative Income Inequality and Crime


October 6
Martin Nybom (SOFI)
The Role of Parental Income over the Life Cycle: A Comparison of Sweden and the UK


September 29
Peter Skogman Thoursie (IFAU)
"Is Contracting Out In? Using a Randomized Experiment to Evaluate Privately Provided Work Rehabilitation"


September 15
Tuomas Kosonen (Gvt Institute for Economic Research, Finland)
Cheaper Lunch? Effects of VAT Reduction for Restaurant Services


September 1
Peter Fredriksson (Stockholm University)
Long-term Effects of Class Size


August 25
Arna Vardardottir (Stockholm School of Economics)
Peer Effects and Academic Achievement


August 18
Marta Lachowska (Upjohn Institute for Employment Research)
The Long-Term Effects of Job Search Assistance: Re-examining the Washington Alternative Work Search Experiment