IZA/ECONtribute Human Capital Meeting

IZA/ECONtribute Human Capital Meeting

ECONtribute and IZA cordially invite to the annual IZA/ECONtribute Human Capital Meeting on March 26th from 9:15am to 4pm. There will be eight presentations of 30 min in 3 sessions. Speakers include Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch, Lena Janys, Alexander Kempf and many others. In between sessions, there will be lunch and coffee breaks in breakout rooms to allow for social interaction and exchange.


If you want to participate, please send an email to pinger@wiso.uni-koeln.de or isphording@iza.org



09:15 – 09:30  Meet and Greet

09:30 – 11:30  Session 1

Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch, DICE: Empirical Evidence on Sophistication about Self-Control

Lena Janys, University of Bonn: Abortion and mental health among young women: Endogenous selection and risky choices

Ranveig Falch, MPI Bonn: How Do People Trade Off Resources Between Quick and Slow Learners?

11:30 – 12:30  Lunch Break (in breakout rooms)

12:30 – 14:30  Session 2

Pamela Qendrai, IZA: Work permit regulations and labor market outcomes of non-EU graduates in Germany

Moritz Mendel, University of Bonn: The Option Value of Education: Learning from a validated Life Cycle Model

Rafael Suchy, University of Bonn: Robust Human Capital Investment under Risk and Ambiguity

14:30 – 14:50  Coffee Break (in breakout rooms)

14:50 – 16:10  Session 3

Alexander Kempf, University of Cologne: Finding your calling: Matching skills with jobs in the mutual fund industry

Michael Böhm, University of Bonn: “Since You’re So Rich, You Must Be Really Smart”: Talent, Rent Sharing, and the Finance Wage Premium

IZA/ECONtribute Human Capital Meeting


09:15 - 16:10


IZA Institute of Labor Economics


Ingo Isphording

M isphording@iza.org


Pia Pinger

M pinger@wiso.uni-koeln.de