All-California Labor Economics Conference 2016

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Student Community Center | UC Davis
Conference Poster

ACLEC brings together economists working in labor and related fields from across California. The 10th Annual Conference will be held at UC Davis on September 19 to September 20, 2016.

Prior conferences have been hosted by UC San Diego, UC Davis, UCLA, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, UC Berkeley, RAND, and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Similar to previous conferences, there will be 8-10 papers presented at the conference, starting Monday afternoon and ending early afternoon on Tuesday. There will also be a graduate student poster session, reception and dinner on Monday evening.

Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements.



11:30 – 12:30PM          REGISTRATION

12:30 – 12:45PM          WELCOMING REMARKS

12:45 – 1:45PM            Eric Bettinger, Stanford University
                                            The Long Run Impacts of Merit Aid: Evidence
                                            from California’s Cal Grant

1:45 – 2:45PM              Maya Rossin-Slater, UC Santa Barbara
                                            What is the Added Value of Childcare?
                                            Long-Term Impacts and Interactions with
                                            a Health Intervention (Download)

2:45 – 3:00PM              BREAK

3:00 – 4:00PM              Yongxiang Wang, University of Southern California
                                             Access to Migration for Rural Households

4:00 – 5:00PM               Michela Giorcelli, UCLA
                                             The Long-Term Effects of Management and
                                             Technology Transfer: Evidencefrom the US
                                             Productivity Program

5:15 – 6:45PM               POSTER SESSION AND RECEPTION

7:00 – 9:00PM               CONFERENCE DINNER


8:15 – 9:00AM               REGISTRATION

9:00 – 10:00AM             Melanie Wasserman, UCLA
                                              Hours Constraints, Occupational Choice and
                                              Fertility: Evidence from Medical Residents

10:00 – 11:00AM           George Bulman, UC Santa Cruz
                                              Parental Income and College Outcomes:
                                              Evidence from Lottery Wins

11:00 – 11:15AM           BREAK

11:15 – 12:15PM            Jonathan James, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
                                              The Path to College Education: Are Verbal
                                              Skills More Important than Math Skills (Download)

12:15 – 1:30PM              LUNCH BREAK

1:30 – 2:30PM                Chris Walters, UC Berkeley
                                              School Vouchers and Student Achievement:
                                              Evidence from the Louisiana Scholarship
                                              Program (Download)

2:30 – 3:30PM                Kelly Bedard, UC Santa Barbara
                                              Equal but Inequitable: Who Benefits from
                                              Gender-Neutral Tenure Clock Stopping Policies?



Center for Economic and Social Research at the University of Southern California

Center for Labor Economics, University of California, Berkeley

Institute for Research on Labor and Employment

Lowe Institute of Political Economy at Claremont McKenna College

RAND Corporation

UC Davis Department of Economics

UC Davis Migration Research Cluster

UC Davis School of Education

UC Irvine Department of Economics

UC Los Angeles Department of Economics

UC Merced Department of Economics

UC Riverside Department of Economics

UC San Diego Department of Economics

UC Santa Cruz Department of Economics

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