Workshop Programme

Friday, October 18th

09:00 – 09:30Registration
09:30 – 10:40Panel 1: Corporate Finance
1. The Anatomy of Cultural Proximity in Credit Markets
Michele Cascarano, Università di Trento
2. The Treatment Effect of Declared SEP Ownership on Firm Revenue
Maddalena Agnoli, Mines ParisTech
10:40 – 11:00Coffee break
11:00 – 12:45Panel 2: Health, Family and Education
1. The Effect of negative income shock on Subjective Mental Health: The Spanish Unemployment Case
Eduardo Ignacio Polo, Universidad del País Vasco
2. Do-It-Yourself medicine? The impact of light cannabis liberalization on prescription drugs
Leonardo Madio, Universitè Catholique de Louvain
3. The Effect of the Language of Instruction on Academic Performance
Juliana Bernhofer, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
12:45 – 13:45Lunchtime break
13:45 – 15:30Panel 3: Wages, Culture and Conflict
1. The Effect of Minimum Wage Increases in the Czech Republic
Jakub Grossmann, Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education – Economics Institute
2. Conflict, Employment and Seasonality: Evidence from the Boko Haram Insurgency in Northern Nigeria
Ridwan Bello, Università degli Studi di Milano
3. Earnings instability and labour market reforms
Alessio Tomelleri, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
15:30 – 15:50 Coffee break
15:50 – 17:35 Panel 4: Urban Economics and Worker Mobility
1. On the modal shift from motorway to high-speed rail: Evidence from Italy
Mattia Borsati, Università di Trento
2. Labor market competition, wages and worker mobility
Flavio Hafner, Universita Pompeu Fabra
3. Firm Relocations, Commuting and Relationship Stability: Evidence from Sweden
Kristína Hrehová, Centre for Economic Research and Graduate Education
17:35 – 17:45Short break
17:45 – 18:45Keynote speech: André Gröger, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
20:00Social dinner

Saturday, October 19th

09:00 – 11:00 Panel 5: some Unibz Research
1. Who is in for a Party (… and for what)? Party brand identity, selection of politicians and public policies
Paolo Roberti, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
2. The effect of Weather Extremes on Fertilizer Applications: A Dynamic Spatial Panel Data analysis
Anna Gloria Billé & Marco Rogna, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
3. Do students in smaller entry cohorts perform better at university? Evidence from unusual policy reforms in Germany
Friederike Hertweck, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
11:00 – 12:00 Beyond the Ph.D.: Career insights from André Gröger
12:30 – 16:00 Social event

You can download the programme here.