33rd National Conference of Labour Economics

01. Keynote Lecture
Jan Van Ours (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Work, Health and Happiness of Old People
02. Policy Session
Andrea Ichino (European University Institute)
Economic Incentives, Home Production and Gender Identity Norms
Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne)
Do Family Policies Affect Employment and Fertility?
A1. Employment, Unemployment and Matching 1 Chair: Dario Sciulli (Università  di Chieti-Pescara)
Clemente Pignatti (International Labour Organization (ILO))
Joint with:
Veronica Escudero (International Labour Organization|;|Elva Lopez Mourelo)
Supporting Incomes While Promoting Employment: Evidence from Uruguay’s Public Works Program
Dario Sciulli (Università di Chieti-Pescara)
Joint with:
Miguel Malo (Universidad de Salamanca)
Wealth Shocks and Labour Supply in Europe
Fernando Perera Tallo (Universidad de La Laguna)
Inefficient Labor-Saving Technological Change due to Frictions in the Labor Market
A2. Gender, Family and Demographic Economics 1 Chair: Claudia Pigini (Università  Politecnica delle Marche
Chiara Mussida (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Joint with:
Raffaella Patimo (Università di Bari Aldo Moro)
Women’s Care Responsibilities and Employment Outcomes: on the Effects on Countries’ Economic Development
Claudia Pigini (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
Joint with:
Matteo Picchio (Università Politecnica delle Marche|;|Stefano Staffolani)
If not Now, When? The Timing of Childbirth and Labour Market Outcomes
Elena Villar (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
The Child Effect within the Firm. New Evidence from Personnel Data.
A3. Wages, Income Distribution and Poverty 1 Chair: Giovanni Pica (Università  della Svizzera Italiana, USI)
Andrea Lamorgese (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Elisabetta Olivieri (Bank of Italy|;|Marco Paccagnella)
Spillovers in the Urban Wage Premium
Fabiano Compagnucci (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
Joint with:
Andrea Gentili (Università Politecnica delle Marche|;|Enzo Valentini)
Structural Change and the Crisis: The Resilience of the Italian Regions
Oksana Nezhyvenko (University Paris-Est Creteil)
Joint with:
Philippe Adair (University Paris-Est Creteil)
Wage Differentials in EU Transition Economies (2009-2013): Informal Employment and Gender Issues
A4. Institutions and Labour Market Policies 1 Chair: Claudio Lucifora (Università  Cattolica di Milano)
Laszlo Goerke (IAAEU- Trier University, Germany)
Joint with:
Michael Neugart (Technical University Darmstadt Germany)
Torstein Veblen, Joan Robinson and George Stigler (probably) never met: Social Preferences, Monopsony, and Government Intervention
Bernardo Fanfani (Università di Torino)
The Employment Effects of Collective Bargaining
Enrico Roletto (Università Cattolica, CRELI)
Joint with:
Claudio Lucifora (Università Cattolica|;|Andrea Garnero)
Collective Bargaining, Minimum Wage Compliance and Employment
Isabella Giorgetti (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
Joint with:
Matteo Picchio (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
One Billion Euro Program for Early Childcare Services in Italy
A5. Education, Training and Human Capital 1 Chair: Sergio Destefanis (Università  di Salerno)
Conti Maurizio (DIEC-Università di Genova)
Joint with:
Massimiliano Bratti (Università degli Studi di Milano|;|Giovanni Sulis)
Employment Protection, Temporary Contracts and Firm-provided Training: Evidence from Italy
Marco Alberto De Benedetto (University of Messina)
Politicians’ Quality and Electoral System. Evidence from a Quasi-experimental Design for Italian Cities
Sergio Destefanis (Università di Salerno)
Joint with:
Cristian Barra (Università di Salerno|;|Vania Sena)
Performance of First-year University Students in Italy and Academic Reforms
B1. Employment, Unemployment and Matching 2 Chair: Silvia Pasqua (Università  di Torino)
Ilham Ksebi (Università di Genova)
Joint with:
Marco Guerrazzi (Università di Genova)
Measuring Unemployment by means of Official Data and Administrative Records: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives
Ursula Jaenichen (IAB)
Do we Measure Employment Durations Correctly?
Silvia Pasqua (Università di Torino)
Joint with:
Marianna Filandri (Università di Torino|;|Emanuela Struffolino)
Being Working Poor or Feeling Working Poor? The Role of Work Intensity and Job Stability for Subjective Poverty
Marta Silva (Banco de Portugal)
Joint with:
Luís F. Martins (ISCTE-IUL)
Job Flows and Flexibility at the Margin
B2. Education, Training and Human Capital 2 Chair: Carmen Aina (Università  del Piemonte Orientale)
Andrea Ricci (INAPP)
Joint with:
Guido de Blasio (Bank of Italy)
Entrepreuner Preferences and Firm Investment
Daniela Sonedda (Università del Piermonte Orientale)
Joint with:
Agata Maida (Università di Milano)
How to get out of the Starting Gate on the Right Foot: Employment and Earnings Effects of Investment in Human Capital
Barbara Ermini (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
Joint with:
Luca Papi (Università Politecnica delle Marche e MoFiR|;|Francesca Scaturro)
Over-education and Italian Ph.D Graduates During the Great Recession.
Carmen Aina (Università del Piemonte Orientale)
Joint with:
Giorgia Casalone (Università del Piemonte Orientale|;|Michele Raitano)
Age at Graduation and Early Career Prospects
B3. Joint Session AIEL - European Commission, JRC Chair: Massimiliano Bratti (JRC and Università  degli Studi di Milano)
Gabor Katay (Joint Research Centre, European Commission)
Joint with:
Palma Mosberger (Joint Research Centre|;|Francesco Tucci)
The Impact of EU Grants for Research and Innovation on Private Firms’ Performance
Christina Felfe (University of Würzburg)
Joint with:
Helmut Rainer (LMU|;|Judith Saurer)
More Opportunity, More Cooperation? The Behavioral Effects of Birthright Citizenship on Immigrant Youth
Clemente Pignatti (International Labour Organization (ILO))
Compliance with Labour Legislation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Giulia Santangelo (European Commission JRC)
Joint with:
Giulia Canzian (European Commission JRC|;|Josephine Foubert)
Active Labour Market Policies in Flanders. Evaluation of the
B4. Invited Session "Mechanisms of intergenerational transmission" Chair: Lorenzo Cappellari (Università  Cattolica di Milano)
Margherita Fort (Università di Bologna)
Joint with:
Diana Chise (Università di Bologna|;|Chiara Monfardini)
Scientifico! like Dad On the Intergenerational Transmission of STEM Education in Italy
Antonio Di Paolo (Universitat de Barcelona)
Joint with:
Lorenzo Cappellari (Università Cattolica di Milano)
Linguistic Skills and the Intergenerational Transmission of Language
Antonio Dalla Zuanna (Norwegian School of Economics)
Joint with:
Aline Bütikofer (Norwegian School of Economics|;|Kjell G. Salvanes)
Breaking the Links: Natural Resource Booms and Intergenerational Mobility
Pietro Biroli (University of Zurich)
Joint with:
Laura Bierut (University of Washington|;|Titus J. Galama)
Childhood socioeconomic status moderates genetic predisposition for peak smoking
B5. Invited Session Gender & Educatio Chair: Tindara Addabbo (Università  di Modena e Reggio Emilia)
Maria Laura Di Tommaso (Università di Torino)
Joint with:
Anna Maccagnan (University of Exeter|;|Silvia Mendolia)
The Gender Gap in Attitudes and Test Scores. Towards a New Construct of the Mathematical Capability
Tindara Addabbo (Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia)
Joint with:
Maddalena Davoli (Goethe University Frankfurt )
Is There an Immigrant-gender gap in Education? An Empirical Investigation Based on PISA Data from Italy
Costanza Torricelli (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)
Joint with:
Massimo Baldini (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia|;|Giovanni Gallo)
Past Income Scarcity and Current Perception of Financial Fragility
Matthew Wakefield (Università di Bologna)
Joint with:
Renata Bottazzi (Università di Bologna|;|Serena Trucchi)
Labour Supply Responses to Financial Wealth Shocks: Evidence from in Italy
B6. Joint Session AIEL-AISRI Chair: Riccardo Leoni (Università  di Bergamo)
Francesca Sgobbi (Università di Brescia)
Tecnologie digitali e polarizzazione del lavoro in Italia
Fabrizio Pompei (Università di Perugia)
Joint with:
Mirella Damiani (Università di Perugia|;|Stefania Cardinaleschi)
Knowledge-intensive Sectors and the Role of Collective Performance-related Pay
Sergio Albertini (Università di Brescia)
Joint with:
Niccolò Casnici (Università di Brescia|;|Marco Castellani)
I fattori determinanti la contrattazione integrativa aziendale nell'industria bresciana nel periodo di crisi
Riccardo Leoni (Università di Bergamo)
Joint with:
Laura Bisio (ISTAT|;|Stefania Cardinaleschi)
Contrattazioni integrative aziendali e produttività: nuove evidenze empiriche sulle imprese italiane
C1. Institutions and Labour Market Policies 2 Chair: Giovanni Sulis (Università  di Cagliari)
Luzius Stricker (Istituto di ricerche economiche (IRE))
Joint with:
Moreno Baruffini (Istituto di ricerche economiche (IRE))
Collective Labour Agreements and Minimum Wages in the Swiss Main Construction Sector
Giovanni Sulis (Università di Cagliari, CRENoS, IZA)
Joint with:
Massimiliano Bratti (Università degli Studi di Milano|;|Maurizio Conti)
Does Reducing Employment Protection Affect Worker Training? New Firm-Level Evidence from a Labour Market Reform
Silvia Duranti (Irpet)
Joint with:
Elena Cappellini (Irpet|;|Valentina Patacchini)
The Youth Guarantee: A Real Opportunity for Neets?
Daria Vigani (Università Cattolica di Milano)
Joint with:
Claudio Lucifora (Università Cattolica di Milano|;|Antonio Russo)
Does Prescriptive Appropriateness Reduce Health Expenditure? Main Effects and Some Unintended Outcomes
C2. Education, Training and Human Capital 3 Chair: Federica Origo (Università  di Bergamo)
Federica Origo (Università di Bergamo)
Joint with:
Simona Comi (Università di Milano Bicocca|;|Laura Pagani)
Simply the Best. The Effect of School Rank on Personality Traits
Joachim Wolff (Institute for Employment Research)
Joint with:
Rüdiger Wapler (Institute for Employment Research|;|Katja Wolff)
Do Active Labour Market Policies for Welfare Recipients in Germany Raise their Regional Outflow into Work? A Matching Function Approach
Francesca Sgobbi (Università di Brescia)
The return to recognition of prior learning: An analysis of the Portuguese case
Irene Brunetti (INAPP)
Joint with:
Massimiliano Bratti (Università degli Studi di Milano|;|Andrea Ricci)
Training Expenditures, Agglomeration Externalities and Productivity: Firm Level Evidence from Local Labor Markets
C3. Migration, globalisation and the labour market 1 Chair: Stefano Staffolani (Università  Politecnica delle Marche)
Thomas Rothe (Institute for Employment Research)
Joint with:
Simo Aho (University of Tampere|;|Regina Konle-Seidl)
Magnitude, Structure and Dynamics of Chronic Unemployment in Denmark, Finland and Germany
Ludovica Giua (European Commission, JRC)
Joint with:
Claudio Deiana (European Commission|;|Roberto Nisticò)
The Economics Behind the Epidemic: Afghan Opium Price and Prescription Opioids in the US
Giulia Bettin (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
Joint with:
Agnese Sacchi (Università di Roma La Sapienza)
Health Spending in Italy: The Impact of Migrants
Alessia Lo Turco (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
Joint with:
Elizabeth J. Casabianca (Università Politecnica delle Marche|;|Daniela Maggioni)
Migration and Product Sophistication in Italian Provinces
C4. Joint Session AIEL-SITES Chair: Fernanda Mazzotta (Università  di Salerno)
Clemente Pignatti (International Labour Organization (ILO))
Joint with:
Eva Van Belle (Ghent University)
Better Together: Active and Passive Labour Market Policies in Developed and Emerging Economies
Marinella Boccia (Università di Salerno)
Joint with:
Alessandra Amendola (Università di Salerno|;|Gianluca Mele)
How do Corporate Tax Incentives affect Firm-Level Performance? A Propensity Score Matching Analysis in Dominican Republic
Fernanda Mazzotta (Università di Salerno)
Joint with:
Marinella Boccia (Università di Salerno|;|Annalisa Papaccio)
Intra Household Decision Making and Children Outcomes in Malawi: the Effect of Matrilineal and Patrilineal Descent
Marco Stimolo (Università di Salerno)
Joint with:
Marcello Damato (Università di Salerno|;|Nial OHiggins)
Heads I win, Tails we lose. An Experimental Investigation on State-contingent Trust and Trustworthiness
C5. Invited Session "Retirement and health" Chair: Claudio Lucifora (Università  Cattolica di Milano)
Marco Tonello (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Ylenia Brilli (Università di Verona|;|Claudio Lucifora)
Why Don’t you Take a Free Shot? Free Access to Flu Vaccination and its Effects on Take-up Probability and Health
Massimiliano Bratti (Università degli Studi di Milano)
Joint with:
Prince Frimpong (Università degli Studi di Milano)
Heatwaves and Child Health in Sub-Saharan Africa
Matteo Picchio (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
Joint with:
Jan van Ours (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
The Causal Effect of Retirement on Health and Happiness
Simona Comi (Università di Milano Bicocca)
Joint with:
Elena Cottini (Università Cattolica di Milano|;|Claudio Lucifora)
The Effect of Retirement on Social Relationships: New Evidence from SHARE data.
D1. Gender, Family and Demographic Economics 2 Chair: Barbara Ermini (Università  Politecnica delle Marche)
Luca Piccoli (University of Balearic Islands)
Joint with:
Lucia Mangiavacchi (University of Balearic Islands|;|Steven Stillman)
Parental Drinking and Child Development
Sauro Mocetti (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Giacomo Roma (Bank of Italy|;|Enrico Rubolino)
Knocking on Parents’ Doors: Regulation and Intergenerational Mobility
Marco Savioli (Università del Salento)
Joint with:
Giuliana Birindelli (Università di Chieti-Pescara|;|Antonia Patrizia Iannuzzi)
Board Gender Diversity in Banks and Environmental Performance
Alina Sandor (Università di Trento)
Joint with:
Gabriella Berloffa (Università di Trento|;|Paola Villa)
Wrong Place at the Wrong Time? Inclusive and Exclusive Trajectories on the Youth Labour Market
D2. Wages, Income Distribution and Poverty 2 Chair: Chiara Mussida (Università  Cattolica di Milano)
Chiara Mussida (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Joint with:
Maria Laura Parisi (Università di Brescia)
Risk of Poverty in Southern Europe
Duncan Roth (Institute for Employment Research (IAB))
Joint with:
Uwe Blien (Institute for Employment Research (IAB); University of Bamberg|;|Wolfgang Dauth)
Routine Tasks and Recovery from Mass Layoffs
Luca Pieroni (Università di Perugia)
Joint with:
Giorgio dAgostino (Università Roma Tre|;|Donatella Lanari)
The Effects of Language Skills on Immigrant Employment and Wages in Italy
Concetta Rondinelli (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Agnes Kovacs (University of Oxford|;|Serena Trucchi)
Permanent Versus Transitory Income Shocks Over the Business Cycle
D3. Migrations, globalisation and the labour market 2 Chair: Matteo Picchio (Università  Politecnica delle Marche)
Guido Neidhoefer (ZEW Centre for European Economic Research)
Joint with:
Giacomo Corneo (Freie Universität Berlin)
Income Redistribution and Self-selection of Immigrants
Davide Fiaschi (University of Pisa)
Joint with:
Angela Parenti (University of Pisa|;|Cristina Tealdi)
A New Approach to the Estimation of Selective Migration with an Application to Italy
Ignat Stepanok (Institute for Employment Research)
FDI and Unemployment, a Growth Perspective
Roberto Iorio (Università di Salerno)
Joint with:
Sergio Destefanis (Università di Salerno|;|Giuseppe Mastromatteo)
Rising Wage and Income Inequality: A Matter of Technology, Globalization, Migration or Institutional Changes? A Review of a Renewed Debate
D4. Institutions and Labour Market Policies 3 Chair: Lia Pacelli (Università  di Torino)
Valeria Cirillo (INAPP)
Joint with:
Andrea Ricci (INAPP)
Gains and Losses from Fixed-term Contracts Among Heterogeneous Firms. Evidence from a Panel of Italian Firms
Sauro Mocetti (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Lucia Rizzica (Bank of Italy)
Regulated Occupations in Italy. Extent and Labor Market Effects
Lia Pacelli (Università di Torino)
Joint with:
Roberto Leombruni (Università di Torino|;|Monica Galizzi)
Labor Market Liberalization and Successful Return to Work for Italian Injured Workers
Fabio Berton (Università di Torino)
Joint with:
Chiara Ardito (Università di Torino|;|Lia Pacelli)
Employment Protection Legislation and Hiring Incentives: A Tale of two Reforms
D5. Visitinps Chair: Paolo Naticchioni (Università  di Roma Tre)
Salvatore Lattanzio (University of Cambridge)
Joint with:
Alessandra Casarico (Università Bocconi)
The Gender Gap in Earnings Within and Between Firms: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data
Lorenzo Cappellari (Università Cattolica Milano)
Joint with:
Paul Bingley (VIVE Copenhagen)
Workers, Firms and Life-Cycle Wage Dynamics
Giulia Bovini (Banca d'Italia)
Prime-age Labour Supply Responses to Lower Pension Entitlements: Evidence from the 1995 Italian Pension Reform
Edoardo Di Porto (DISES Federico II Napoli)
Joint with:
Paolo Naticchioni (Università Roma Tre|;|TitoBoeri)
The effect of house call on public employment: evidence from a randomized experiment