Workshop on Risk and Family Economics Monday 9 – Wednesday 11 June 2014

Workshop on Risk and Family Economics
Monday 9th – Wednesday 11th June 2014
I.F.S., 7 Ridgmount St, London, WC1E 7AE
Organisers: Pierre-André Chiappori, Marco Cosconati, Flavio Cunha and Valérie Lechene.
This workshop has been organized by The Family Inequality Network (FINET), the Human Capital and
Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO), the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR),
the Becker Friedman Institute and the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy at IFS
and will present theoretical and applied frontier research as well as provide a platform for discussion of
current issues related to these topics.
Monday 9th June:
09:00 – 09:30
09:30 – 10:30
10:30 – 11:30
11:30 – 12:00
12:00 – 13:00
13:00 – 13:45
13:45 – 14:45
14:45 – 15:45
15:45 – 16:15
16:15 – 17:15
17:15 - 18:15
Registration and Coffee
“Daughters, Dowries, Deliveries: The Effect of Marital Payments on Fertility
Choices in India”
Marco Alfano
“The Salience of Doctrine: A Case Study of Papal Influences on Fertility
Preferences and Behavior”
Vittorio Bassi, Imran Rasul
“Identifying Idiosyncratic Career Taste and Skill with Income Risk”
Daniel Barth, Shane T. Jensen, Stephen Shore
“Couples and Singles’ Savings After Retirement”
Mariacristina De Nardi, Eric French, John Bailey Jones
“Bargaining over Risk, The Impact of Decision Power on Household Portfolios”
Tomas Thörnqvist, Arna Vardardottir
“Identification of Random Resource Shares in Collective Households With an
Application to Microcredit in Malawi”
Geoffrey Dunbar, Arthur Lewbel, Krishna Pendakur
“Identifying Expenditure Shares in Collective Households Using Panel Data”
Senay Sokullu, Christine Valente
Tuesday 10th June:
08:30 – 09:00
09:00 – 10:00
10:00 – 11:00
11:00 – 11:30
11:30 – 12:30
12:30 – 13:15
13:15 – 14:15
14:15 – 15:15
15:15 – 15:45
15:45 – 16:45
16:45 – 17:45
“Risk and Return in Village Economies”
Krislert Samphantharak, Robert Townsend
“Migration and Consumption Insurance in Bangladesh”
Costas Meghir, Mushfiq Mobarak, Corina Mommaerts, Mélanie Morten
“Cohabitation and the Uneven Retreat from Marriage in the U.S., 1950-2010”
Shelly Lundberg, Robert Pollak
“Pricing the Biological Clock: Reproductive Capital on the US Marriage Market”
Corinne Low
“Preferences vs. Opportunities: Racial/Ethnic Intermarriage in the United
Seul-Ki Sophie Shin
“Household Sharing and Commitment:Evidence from Panel Data on Individual
Expenditures and Time Use”
Jeremy Lise, Ken Yamada
“Risk, Insurance and Wages in General Equilibrium”
A.Mushfiq Mobarak, Mark Rosenzweig
Wednesday 11th June:
08:30 – 09:00
09:00 – 10:00
10:00 – 11:00
11:00 – 11:30
11:30 – 12:30
12:30 – 13:15
13:15 – 14:15
14:15 – 15:15
“Route Choice Decision of Spouses under Uncertainty: Homogamy in Matching”
Sophie Danton, André de Palma, Nathalie Picard
“An Equilibrium Trade-Off between Age and Qualification? Evidence from
Marital Sorting Adjustments over a UK Educational Reform”
Dan Anderberg, Jesper Bagger, V Bhaskar, Tanya Wilson
“Transfers to Households with Children and Child Development”
Daniela Del Boca, Christopher Flinn, Matt Wiswall
“Testing Insurance Against Illness under Health State Dependent Utility
Function: The Case of Impoverished Households”
Aida Galiano, Marcos Vera Hernandez
“The Marriage Market, Labor Supply and Education Choices”
Pierre-André Chiappori, Monica Costa Dias, Costas Meghir