Program: At a glance

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Thursday 6th October, 2011        

 8.30AM Registration  
 9.00AM Welcome Speech  
 9.30AM Plenary Session with Gary S. Becker  
11.00AM Coffee break  
11.30AM Parallel Session A  
 1.00PM Lunch & Poster Sessions  
 2.30PM Parallel Session B  
 4.00PM Coffee break  
 4.30PM Parallel Session C
 6.30PM End             

Friday 7th October, 2011       
  9.00AM Parallel Session D  
11.00AM Coffee break  
11.30AM Plenary Session  
12.30PM Lunch & Poster Sessions  
 2.00PM Parallel Session E  
 4.00PM Coffee break  
 4.30PM Round Table: Economic policy in the light of economics of the family
 6.00PM End

 7.30PM Gala Dinner at "Musée du vin"

Saturday 8th October, 2011       
  9.00AM Parallel Session F  
11.00AM Coffee break  
11.30PM Parallel Session G
 1.00PM End of the conference 

Detailed Program (preliminary)

Thursday 6th October, 2011                         

8.30AM-9AM         Registration   

9AM-9.30AM    Welcome Speech   (Salon d’honneur)

9.30AM-11AM       Plenary Session with Gary S. Becker, chaired by Yoram Weiss (Salon d’honneur)

11AM-11.30AM     Coffee break    (Espace Corbeille)

11.30AM-1PM    Parallel Session A

A1: Intergenerational transfers - 1 (Salle Labarre/Cavel)

The strategic bequest motive: Evidence from SHARE
Viola Angelini   

The Effect of Informal Care on Work and Wages
Courtney Harold Van Houtven, Norma B. Coe, Meghan Skira

Dynamics of Long-Term Care Family Decision Making
Michelle S. Goeree, Bridget Hiedemann, Steven Stern       

A2: Labor supply and family choices - 1 (Salon d’honneur)

The Career Cost of Children
Jérôme Adda, Christian Dustmann, Katrien Stevens

Taxation, Income Redistribution and Models of the Household
Ray Rees

Risk Aversion and Fertility: Implications for Child Outcomes and Investment in Childrens’ Education
Carlos Seiglie

A3: Health (Salle Eiffel)

Parental Health and Child Schooling
Massimiliano Bratti, Mariapia  Mendola

The Importance of the Distance to a Non-Residential Parent - An analysis of Children’s Health, Behavior, and Educational Outcomes
Astrid Würtz Rasmussen, Leslie S. Stratton

The More the Sicker? Health, Family Size, and Birth Order
Petter Lundborg, Hilda Ralsmark, Dan-Olof Rooth

1PM-2.30PM    Lunch & Poster Session 1 (Espace Corbeille)

Poster Session 1

P01: Fertility Intention for a Second Child Within the Italian Couples: a Bargaining Process Approach    

Laura Cavalli, Alessandro Rosina

P02: Do spouses cooperate? And if not why? 
François Cochard, Hélène Couprie, Astrid Hopfensitz

P03: Education, teenage fertility and labor market participation, evidence from Ecuador
Anna De Paoli

P04: An economic analysis of alimony: Damages and/or redistributive payments? The french caseMyriam Doriat-Duban, Cécile Bourreau-Dubois

P05: Household location, dwelling and tenure types in a dynamic context Matthieu de Lapparent, Nathalie Picard, André de Palma

P06: Age at school entry, accumulation of human capital and educational guidance: the case of France
Nicolas Fleury

P07: The full cost of a child: time and monetary expenditures combined
Francois Gardes, Imen Sayadi, Christophe Starzec

P08: A Collective Model of Female Labor Supply: Do Distribution Factors Matter in the Egyptian Case?Rana Hendy, Catherine Sofer

P09: Child Welfare in Albania Using a Collective Approach,   
Lucia Mangiavacchi, Luca Piccoli and Federico Perali

2.30PM-4.00PM    Parallel Session B   

B1: Marriage and divorce -1 (Salon d’honneur)

Technology and the Changing Family
Jeremy Greenwood, Nezih Guner, Georgi Kocharkov and Cezar Santos

Economic Determinants of Divorce among Dual-Earner Couples: Jews in Israel
Liat Raz-Yurovich

The Dynamics of Marriage and Divorce
Gustaf Bruzea, Michael Svarerb, Yoram Weiss

B2: Intrahousehold issues - 1 (Salle Labarre/Cavel)

Stereotypes upon Abilities in Domestic Production and Household Behaviour
Catherine Sofer, Claire Thibout

A Collective Model of Labour Supply with Domestic Production and Participation Decisions
Olivier Donni, Eleonora Matteazzi

Efficient responses to targeted cash transfers
Orazio Attanasio, Valerie Lechene

B3: Intergenerational mobility (Salle Eiffel)

An experimental test of sociological theories of education and intergenerational mobility
Noémi Berlin, Louis Lévy-Garbouay, Claude Montmarquette

On the intergenerational association of income variability
Markus Jantti, Lena Lindahl

Educational expansion, earnings compression and changes in intergenerational economic mobility: Evidence from French cohorts, 1931-1976
Arnaud Lefranc

4PM-4.30PM    Coffee break    (Espace Corbeille)

4.30PM-6.30PM    Parallel Session C      

C1: Marriage and divorce - 2 (Salon d’honneur)

Human Capital, Children and Divorce
Ori Zax

The effects of a law change on divorce probabilities and pension savings
Anna Amilon

Relational contracts, fertility and divorce
Matthias Fahn, Rey Rees

Large Demographic Shocks and Small Changes in the Marriage Market
Loren Brandt, Aloysius  Siow, Carl Vogel

C2: Time use (Salle Labarre/Cavel)

Retirement and Time Use in Couples: A Regression Discontinuity approach
Elena Stancanelli, Arthur Van Soest

Allocation du temps de travail des femmes au Sénégal, Travaux domestiques et Activités génératrices de revenus
Marie-Charlotte Buisson

Time costs of children as foregone leisure for couples working Full-Time in the labor force
Olivia Ekert-Jaffe, Shoshana Grossbard

Time for Children: Trends in the Employment Patterns of Parents, 1967-2009
Liana Fox, Wen-Jui Han, Christopher Ruhm, Jane Waldfogel

C3: Intergenerational transfers - 2 (Salle Eiffel)

Is it true love? Altruism versus exchange in time and money transfers
Rob Alessie, Viola Angelini, Giacomo Pasini

Use of time and value of unpaid family care work: a comparison between Italy and Poland
Francesca  Francavilla, Gianna Claudia Giannelli, Gabriela Grotkowska, Mieczyslaw W. Socha

On Intergenerational Transmission of Reading Habits in Italy: Is a Good Example the Best Sermon?
Anna Laura Mancini, Chiara Monfardini, Silvia Pasqua

What Motives Cause Parents to Transmit Generosity?
Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm, Ye Zhang

Friday 7th October, 2011       
9AM-11AM    Parallel Session D

D1: Marriage and Divorce - 3 (Salon d’honneur)

Producing Love
Martin Zelder

Does the division of housework differ between first and second unions? Evidence from Germany
Miriam  Beblo, Anne Solaz

Peer Effects in Young Adults Marital Decisions
Effrosyni Adamopoulou

Matching with a Handicap: The Case of Smoking in the Marriage Market
Pierre-André Chiappori, Sonia  Oreffice, Climent Quintana-Domeque

D2: Fertility - 1 (Salle Labarre/Cavel)

Luxembourg and France: comparable family benefits, comparable fertility levels?
Anne  Reinstadler

Fertility Intentions of Employed Mothers in Italy: Does the Choice of Public versus Private Sector Matter?
Laura Cavalli

A Model of Voluntary Childlessness
Paula Gobbi

Women Rule: Preferences and Fertility in Australian Households
Elliott Fan, Pushkar  Maitra

D3: Family and Polygyny (Salle Eiffel)

When the State Mirrors the Family: The Design of Pension Systems
Vincenzo Galasso, Paola  Profeta

Demographic Transition in Africa: the Polygyny and Fertility Nexus
Paul Cahu, Falilou Fall, Roland Pongou

Slave Trade and Polygyny in Africa
Lena Edlund, Hyejin Ku

On the Origin of the Family

Marco Francesconi, Christian Ghiglino, Motty Perry

11AM-11.30AM    Coffee break   (Espace Corbeille)

11.30AM-12.30PM   Plenary Session Robert Pollak, chaired by Shoshana Grossbard (Salon d’honneur)

12.30PM-2PM    Lunch & Poster Session 2 (Espace Corbeille)

Poster Session2

P10: Tell me where you live: How parents’ location influences the education choices of French students
Anne Laferrère

P11: Evaluation de la transformation de la réduction d’impôt pour l’emploi de salariés à domicile en crédit d’impôt en 2007 
Claire Marbot, Delphine Roy

P12: Taxation and Labor Force Participation
Fabrizio Colonna, Stefania Marcassa

P13: The Collective Household Enterprise Model: A Microsimulation Analysis  
Eleonora Matteazzi, Martina Menon, Federico Perali

P14: Parents’ education and time transfers to children 
Jose Alberto Molina, J. Ignacio Gimenez-Nadal

P15: Household labor division and labor market patterns supporting partnership cohesion 
Bernadett Szél, Ivett Szalma

P16: Trading off or having it all?
Anne Boschini, Christina Håkanson, Åsa Rosén, Anna Sjögren

P17: On the emergence of gender differences in preferences
Thomas Baudin, Victor Hiller 

2PM-4.00PM    Parallel Session E    

E1: Fertility - 2 (Salle Labarre/Cavel)

Thomas Baudin, David de la Croix, Paula Gobbi

On Governance and the Demographic Transition
Flaubert  Mbiekop

Optimal fertility along the Lifecycle
Pierre Pestieau, Grégory  Ponthière

From Economic Bust To Baby Bust: An investigation of pro-cyclical fertility with an emphasis on gender-specific labor demand
Jessamyn  Schaller

E2: Intrahousehold issues - 2 (Salon d’honneur)

Noncooperative household consumption with caring

Laurens Cherchye, Thomas Demuynck, Bram De Rock

Efficient Intra-Household Allocation of Parental Leave
Juliane Parys, Gregor Schwerhoff

Household behavior and individual autonomy: A Lindahl approach
Claude d’Aspremont, Rodolphe Dos Santos Ferreira

The benefits and costs of cooperation within couples: Trip-timing decisions and traffic congestion
André de Palma, Robin Lindsey, Nathalie Picard

E3: Child outcomes (Salle Eiffel)

Marriage as a risk factor of HIV-infection: the Role of Female Empowerment
Jean-Paul Azam, Elodie Djemai

The Impact of Legalized Abortion on Child Health Outcomes and Abandonment. Evidence from Romania
Andreea Mitrut, François-Charles Wolff

The Kindness of Strangers: Adopted in China
YuYu Cheny, Avraham Ebensteinz, Lena Edlund, Hongbin Li

Household Choices and Child Development
Daniela  Del Boca, Christopher Flinn, Matthew Wiswall

4PM-4.30PM    Coffee break  (Espace Corbeille)    

4.30PM-6PM       Round Table: Economic policy in the light of economics of the family    (Salon d’honneur)                       

Gary S. Becker, François Bourguignon (Paris School of Economics), Pierre-André Chiappori (Columbia University), Robert Pollak (WUSTL), Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts), Chantal Cases (INED)

19.30 Gala Dinner at the "Musée du vin"


Saturday 8th October, 2011       

9AM-11AM    Parallel Session F  

F1: Labor supply and family choices (Salle Labarre/Cavel)

Businesses, Buddies and Babies: Fertility and Social Interactions at Work
Lena Hensvik, Magne Krogstad Asphjell, J Peter Nilsson

Is it worth working? An evaluation of the elasticity of mothers’ work to childcare subsidies
Pauline Givord, Claire Marbot

Family Matters: Gender Discrimination in Economic Development
Fazeer Rahim, José Tavares

The Marriage Market, Labor Supply and Education choice
Pierre-Andre Chiappori, Monica Dias, Costas Meghir

F2: Intrahousehold issues - 3 (Salle Eiffel)

The Sharing Rule: Where Is It?
Martina Menon, Federico Perali

Do couples pool their incomes? Experimental evidence from Germany
Miriam Beblo, Denis Beninger

Recovering individual preferences for  public goods accounting for intra-household resource allocation
Marcella Veronesi, Martina Menon, Federico Perali

On the Importance of Household Production in Collective Models : Evidence from U.S. Data
Olivier Donni, Eleonora Matteazzi

F3: Transportation (Salle Brongniart)

Social support, time use and travel
Anna Grigolon, Harry Timmermans

The Usage of Time and the Car as Mobility Resources on the Individual and Household Level
Tobias Kuhnimhof, Bastian Chlond

Travel and activity time allocation in day-to-day behaviour: lessons from surveys in European cities
Charles Raux, Tai-Yu Ma, Iragaël Joly, Eric Cornelis

Speed and allocation of time: the microeconomic basis of the irresistible growth of long distance trips.
Yves Crozet

11AM-11.30AM    Coffee break  (Espace Corbeille)    

11.30AM-1PM    Parallel Session G   

G1: Education (Salle Brongniart)

 Single Mothers have a Leisure Premium
Noël Bonneuil, Olivia Ekert-Jaffé

Transmission of human capital across four generations: intergenerational correlations and a test of the Becker-Tomes modelMikael Lindahl, Mårten Palme, Sofia Sandgren Massih, Anna Sjögren

Investing in children’s education: Are Muslim immigrants different?
Andreea Mitrut, François-Charles Wolff

G2: Intrahousehold issues - 4 (Salle Labarre/Cavel)

Intrahousehold Distribution and Child Poverty: Theory and Evidence from Côte d’Ivoire
Olivier Bargain, Olivier Donni, Prudence Kwenda

Married with children: A collective labor supply model with detailed time use and intrahousehold expenditure information
Laurens Cherchye, Bram De Rock, Frederic Vermeulen

Children’s Resources in Collective Households: Identification, Estimation and an Application to Child Poverty in Malawi
Geoffrey Dunbar, Arthur Lewbel, Krishna Pendakur

G3: Location choices (Salle Eiffel)

Leaving home and housing prices: The experience of Italian youth emancipation
Francesca Modena, Concetta Rondinelli

Nest Leaving in Europe: the Role of Parents and Housing Policies
Viola Angelini, Anne Laferrère

Couple Residential Location and Spouses Workplaces
Pierre-André Chiappori, André de Palma, Nathalie Picard

1PM        End of the conference

Please note that papers will be added to the site as and when we receive them.
The deadline for final versions in Thursday 15th September. 

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