3rd Annual IZA/World Bank/NJD/UNU-WIDER Jobs and Development Conference: Better Jobs for Developmenta | September 1-4, 2020

Organizers

IZA – Institute of Labor Economics – Gary Fields and Ahmed Elsayed The World Bank – Ian Walker, Indhira Santos, and Javier Sánchez-Reaza The Network on Jobs and Development (NJD)* – Albert Park and Piotr Lewandowski UNU-WIDER – Kunal Sen and Sam Jones * A partnership of four research institutes from various regions of the world: Development Policy Research Unit at University of Cape Town (DPRU, South Africa), HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies (HKUST IEMS, Hong Kong), Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER, India), Institute for Structural Research (IBS,Poland).

Location

Online

Program

  • Wednesday, September 01
  • 11:30 – 11:45
    Welcome Remarks
    Piotr Lewandowski (IBS on behalf of NJD)
    Michał Rutkowski (World Bank)
    Ian Walker (World Bank and IZA)
    Kunal Sen (UNU-WIDER)
  • 11:45 – 13:00
    Session 1A: Gender and Labor Markets
    Chair: Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, IZA)

    Tanmoy Majilla (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjun Bedi (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Matthias Rieger (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    “Does Signaling Childcare Support on Job Applications Reduce the Motherhood Penalty?”

    Feicheng Wang (University of Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen and IZA), Minghai Zhou (University of Nottingham)
    “Gender Effects of Trade Liberalization and Structural Change in China”

    Sumantra Pal (Heidelberg University)
    “Culture Counters Male-Backlash Causal Evidence from India’s Northeast”

    Kehinde Omotoso (University of South Africa)
    “Estimating the Effect of a Job Creation Programme on Female Labor Market Outcomes and Poverty in South Africa”

    Belal Fallah (Palestine Polytechnic University)
    “Public Employment Shocks and Female Labor Force Participation in the West Bank: Evidence from Quasi- Experiment”

    Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and IZA), Emily Hannum (University of Pennsylvania), Weiwei Hu (Peking University-Shenzhen)
    “Gender, Childhood Poverty, and Educational Attainment in China”
  • 13:00 – 13:15
    Break
  • 13:15 – 14:30
    Parallel Session 1 (Please select one of the 4 rooms presenting)
    IBS-ECACE Special Session Room: Auditorium A
    Chair: Isis Gaddis (World Bank and IZA)

    Tanmoy Majilla (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjun Bedi (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Matthias Rieger (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    “Does Signaling Childcare Support on Job Applications Reduce the Motherhood Penalty?”

    Feicheng Wang (University of Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen and IZA), Minghai Zhou (University of Nottingham)
    “Gender Effects of Trade Liberalization and Structural Change in China”

    Sumantra Pal (Heidelberg University)
    “Culture Counters Male-Backlash Causal Evidence from India’s Northeast”

    Kehinde Omotoso (University of South Africa)
    “Estimating the Effect of a Job Creation Programme on Female Labor Market Outcomes and Poverty in South Africa”

    Belal Fallah (Palestine Polytechnic University)
    “Public Employment Shocks and Female Labor Force Participation in the West Bank: Evidence from Quasi- Experiment”

    Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and IZA), Emily Hannum (University of Pennsylvania), Weiwei Hu (Peking University-Shenzhen)
    “Gender, Childhood Poverty, and Educational Attainment in China”
  • Thursday, September 02
  • 11:30 – 11:45
    Welcome Remarks
    Piotr Lewandowski (IBS on behalf of NJD)
    Michał Rutkowski (World Bank)
    Ian Walker (World Bank and IZA)
    Kunal Sen (UNU-WIDER)
  • 11:45 – 13:00
    Session 1A: Gender and Labor Markets
    Chair: Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, IZA)

    Tanmoy Majilla (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjun Bedi (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Matthias Rieger (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    “Does Signaling Childcare Support on Job Applications Reduce the Motherhood Penalty?”

    Feicheng Wang (University of Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen and IZA), Minghai Zhou (University of Nottingham)
    “Gender Effects of Trade Liberalization and Structural Change in China”

    Sumantra Pal (Heidelberg University)
    “Culture Counters Male-Backlash Causal Evidence from India’s Northeast”

    Kehinde Omotoso (University of South Africa)
    “Estimating the Effect of a Job Creation Programme on Female Labor Market Outcomes and Poverty in South Africa”

    Belal Fallah (Palestine Polytechnic University)
    “Public Employment Shocks and Female Labor Force Participation in the West Bank: Evidence from Quasi- Experiment”

    Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and IZA), Emily Hannum (University of Pennsylvania), Weiwei Hu (Peking University-Shenzhen)
    “Gender, Childhood Poverty, and Educational Attainment in China”
  • 13:00 – 13:15
    Break
    Chair: Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, IZA)

    Tanmoy Majilla (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjun Bedi (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Matthias Rieger (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    “Does Signaling Childcare Support on Job Applications Reduce the Motherhood Penalty?”

    Feicheng Wang (University of Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen and IZA), Minghai Zhou (University of Nottingham)
    “Gender Effects of Trade Liberalization and Structural Change in China”

    Sumantra Pal (Heidelberg University)
    “Culture Counters Male-Backlash Causal Evidence from India’s Northeast”

    Kehinde Omotoso (University of South Africa)
    “Estimating the Effect of a Job Creation Programme on Female Labor Market Outcomes and Poverty in South Africa”

    Belal Fallah (Palestine Polytechnic University)
    “Public Employment Shocks and Female Labor Force Participation in the West Bank: Evidence from Quasi- Experiment”

    Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and IZA), Emily Hannum (University of Pennsylvania), Weiwei Hu (Peking University-Shenzhen)
    “Gender, Childhood Poverty, and Educational Attainment in China”
  • 13:15 – 14:30
    Parallel Session 1 (Please select one of the 4 rooms presenting)
    IBS-ECACE Special Session Room: Auditorium A
    Chair: Isis Gaddis (World Bank and IZA)

    Tanmoy Majilla (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjun Bedi (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Matthias Rieger (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    “Does Signaling Childcare Support on Job Applications Reduce the Motherhood Penalty?”

    Feicheng Wang (University of Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen and IZA), Minghai Zhou (University of Nottingham)
    “Gender Effects of Trade Liberalization and Structural Change in China”

    Sumantra Pal (Heidelberg University)
    “Culture Counters Male-Backlash Causal Evidence from India’s Northeast”

    Kehinde Omotoso (University of South Africa)
    “Estimating the Effect of a Job Creation Programme on Female Labor Market Outcomes and Poverty in South Africa”

    Belal Fallah (Palestine Polytechnic University)
    “Public Employment Shocks and Female Labor Force Participation in the West Bank: Evidence from Quasi- Experiment”

    Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and IZA), Emily Hannum (University of Pennsylvania), Weiwei Hu (Peking University-Shenzhen)
    “Gender, Childhood Poverty, and Educational Attainment in China”
  • Friday, September 03
  • 11:30 – 11:45
    Welcome Remarks
    Piotr Lewandowski (IBS on behalf of NJD)
    Michał Rutkowski (World Bank)
    Ian Walker (World Bank and IZA)
    Kunal Sen (UNU-WIDER)
  • 11:45 – 13:00
    Session 1A: Gender and Labor Markets
    Chair: Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, IZA)

    Tanmoy Majilla (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjun Bedi (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Matthias Rieger (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    “Does Signaling Childcare Support on Job Applications Reduce the Motherhood Penalty?”

    Feicheng Wang (University of Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen and IZA), Minghai Zhou (University of Nottingham)
    “Gender Effects of Trade Liberalization and Structural Change in China”

    Sumantra Pal (Heidelberg University)
    “Culture Counters Male-Backlash Causal Evidence from India’s Northeast”

    Kehinde Omotoso (University of South Africa)
    “Estimating the Effect of a Job Creation Programme on Female Labor Market Outcomes and Poverty in South Africa”

    Belal Fallah (Palestine Polytechnic University)
    “Public Employment Shocks and Female Labor Force Participation in the West Bank: Evidence from Quasi- Experiment”

    Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and IZA), Emily Hannum (University of Pennsylvania), Weiwei Hu (Peking University-Shenzhen)
    “Gender, Childhood Poverty, and Educational Attainment in China”
  • 13:00 – 13:15
    Break
    Chair: Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, IZA)

    Tanmoy Majilla (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjun Bedi (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Matthias Rieger (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    “Does Signaling Childcare Support on Job Applications Reduce the Motherhood Penalty?”

    Feicheng Wang (University of Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen and IZA), Minghai Zhou (University of Nottingham)
    “Gender Effects of Trade Liberalization and Structural Change in China”

    Sumantra Pal (Heidelberg University)
    “Culture Counters Male-Backlash Causal Evidence from India’s Northeast”

    Kehinde Omotoso (University of South Africa)
    “Estimating the Effect of a Job Creation Programme on Female Labor Market Outcomes and Poverty in South Africa”

    Belal Fallah (Palestine Polytechnic University)
    “Public Employment Shocks and Female Labor Force Participation in the West Bank: Evidence from Quasi- Experiment”

    Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and IZA), Emily Hannum (University of Pennsylvania), Weiwei Hu (Peking University-Shenzhen)
    “Gender, Childhood Poverty, and Educational Attainment in China”
  • 13:15 – 14:30
    Parallel Session 1 (Please select one of the 4 rooms presenting)
    IBS-ECACE Special Session Room: Auditorium A
    Chair: Isis Gaddis (World Bank and IZA)

    Tanmoy Majilla (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjun Bedi (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Matthias Rieger (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    “Does Signaling Childcare Support on Job Applications Reduce the Motherhood Penalty?”

    Feicheng Wang (University of Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen and IZA), Minghai Zhou (University of Nottingham)
    “Gender Effects of Trade Liberalization and Structural Change in China”

    Sumantra Pal (Heidelberg University)
    “Culture Counters Male-Backlash Causal Evidence from India’s Northeast”

    Kehinde Omotoso (University of South Africa)
    “Estimating the Effect of a Job Creation Programme on Female Labor Market Outcomes and Poverty in South Africa”

    Belal Fallah (Palestine Polytechnic University)
    “Public Employment Shocks and Female Labor Force Participation in the West Bank: Evidence from Quasi- Experiment”

    Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and IZA), Emily Hannum (University of Pennsylvania), Weiwei Hu (Peking University-Shenzhen)
    “Gender, Childhood Poverty, and Educational Attainment in China”
  • Saturday, September 04
  • 11:30 – 11:45
    Welcome Remarks
    Piotr Lewandowski (IBS on behalf of NJD)
    Michał Rutkowski (World Bank)
    Ian Walker (World Bank and IZA)
    Kunal Sen (UNU-WIDER)
  • 11:45 – 13:00
    Session 1A: Gender and Labor Markets
    Chair: Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, IZA)

    Tanmoy Majilla (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjun Bedi (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Matthias Rieger (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    “Does Signaling Childcare Support on Job Applications Reduce the Motherhood Penalty?”

    Feicheng Wang (University of Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen and IZA), Minghai Zhou (University of Nottingham)
    “Gender Effects of Trade Liberalization and Structural Change in China”

    Sumantra Pal (Heidelberg University)
    “Culture Counters Male-Backlash Causal Evidence from India’s Northeast”

    Kehinde Omotoso (University of South Africa)
    “Estimating the Effect of a Job Creation Programme on Female Labor Market Outcomes and Poverty in South Africa”

    Belal Fallah (Palestine Polytechnic University)
    “Public Employment Shocks and Female Labor Force Participation in the West Bank: Evidence from Quasi- Experiment”

    Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and IZA), Emily Hannum (University of Pennsylvania), Weiwei Hu (Peking University-Shenzhen)
    “Gender, Childhood Poverty, and Educational Attainment in China”
  • 13:00 – 13:15
    Break
    Chair: Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, IZA)

    Tanmoy Majilla (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjun Bedi (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Matthias Rieger (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    “Does Signaling Childcare Support on Job Applications Reduce the Motherhood Penalty?”

    Feicheng Wang (University of Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen and IZA), Minghai Zhou (University of Nottingham)
    “Gender Effects of Trade Liberalization and Structural Change in China”

    Sumantra Pal (Heidelberg University)
    “Culture Counters Male-Backlash Causal Evidence from India’s Northeast”

    Kehinde Omotoso (University of South Africa)
    “Estimating the Effect of a Job Creation Programme on Female Labor Market Outcomes and Poverty in South Africa”

    Belal Fallah (Palestine Polytechnic University)
    “Public Employment Shocks and Female Labor Force Participation in the West Bank: Evidence from Quasi- Experiment”

    Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and IZA), Emily Hannum (University of Pennsylvania), Weiwei Hu (Peking University-Shenzhen)
    “Gender, Childhood Poverty, and Educational Attainment in China”
  • 13:15 – 14:30
    Parallel Session 1 (Please select one of the 4 rooms presenting)
    IBS-ECACE Special Session Room: Auditorium A
    Chair: Isis Gaddis (World Bank and IZA)

    Tanmoy Majilla (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam), Arjun Bedi (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam and IZA), Matthias Rieger (ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
    “Does Signaling Childcare Support on Job Applications Reduce the Motherhood Penalty?”

    Feicheng Wang (University of Göttingen), Krisztina Kis-Katos (University of Göttingen and IZA), Minghai Zhou (University of Nottingham)
    “Gender Effects of Trade Liberalization and Structural Change in China”

    Sumantra Pal (Heidelberg University)
    “Culture Counters Male-Backlash Causal Evidence from India’s Northeast”

    Kehinde Omotoso (University of South Africa)
    “Estimating the Effect of a Job Creation Programme on Female Labor Market Outcomes and Poverty in South Africa”

    Belal Fallah (Palestine Polytechnic University)
    “Public Employment Shocks and Female Labor Force Participation in the West Bank: Evidence from Quasi- Experiment”

    Albert Park (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and IZA), Emily Hannum (University of Pennsylvania), Weiwei Hu (Peking University-Shenzhen)
    “Gender, Childhood Poverty, and Educational Attainment in China”