Zeuthen Lectures 2021, 6 - 8 September 2021

"Children and Gender Inequality"

Henrik Kleven (Princeton University)   

Lecture 1: The Child Penalty: An Overview
Monday, 6 September, 15:15 –16:45, room CSS 35.01.06.

Lecture 2: The Geography of Child Penalties
Tuesday, 7 September, 13:00 -14:00, room CSS 26.2.21

Lecture 3: The Drivers of Child Penalties
Wednesday, 8 September, 13:00 -14:00, room CSS 26.2.21

You are welcome to attend the Zeuthen Lectures. There is no registration.

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Programme for both Zeuthen Lectures and Workshop
September 6-8, 2021

Organized by Niels Johannesen and Claus Thustrup Kreiner

September 6 (room CSS 35.01.06)

15:15-16:45: Zeuthen Lecture I

“The Child Penalty: An Overview.” Henrik Kleven. Princeton University, CEBI & NBER

16:45: Reception (CSS 26.3.21)

19:00: Conference dinner at restaurant Famo Carne.

September 7 (room CSS 26.2.21)

9:00-10:10: Session 1: Career Choices

“Unpacking Intergenerational (Im-)mobility: Child vs. Parent Career Preferences.” Maximilian W. Mueller, UC Berkeley.

“Early career, life-cycle choices, and gender.” Torben Heien Nielsen, CEBI, University and Copenhagen.

10:10-10:25:Coffee break

10:25-12:10: Session 2

“Taxing the Gender Gap: Labor Market Effects of a Payroll Tax Cut for Women in Italy.” Enrico Rubolino, University of Lausanne.

“Gender Norms and Labor-Supply Expectations: Experimental Evidence from Adolescents. Elisabeth Grewenig, University of Munich.

“Ambivalent sexism in a competitive environment. Evidence from a game show.” Natalia Starzykowska, University of Warsaw.

12:10-13:00: Lunch

13:00-14:00: Zeuthen lecture II

“The Geography of Child Penalties.” Henrik Kleven. Princeton University, CEBI & NBER

14:00-14:15: Coffee break

14:15-16:00: Session 3

“Child Penalties in Politics.” Max-Emil M. King, BI Norwegian Business School.

“Event Studies, Endogenous Timing and the Child Penalty.” Ingrid Huitfeldt, Statistics Norway.

“Does the Child Penalty Strike Twice?Sarah Sander, CEBI, University and Copenhagen.

16:30-17:30: Small reception (CSS 26.3.21)

September 8 (room CSS 26.2.21)

9:00-10:10: Session 4

“How Does Maternity Leave Allowance Affect Fertility and Career Decisions?” Sebastien Fontenay, University of Bruxelles.

“Causal Effects of Breastfeeding Promotion on Child Health and Development: Understanding the Role of Nutrition.” Anne Ardila Brenøe, University of Zürich.

10:10-10:25: Coffee break

10:25-12:10: Session 5

“How Americans Respond to Idiosyncratic and Exogenous Changes in Household Wealth and Unearned Income.” Michael Graber, University of Chicago.

“Neighborhoods, Perceived Inequality, and Preferences for Redistribution: Evidence from Barcelona.” Gerard Domènech-Arumí, Boston University.

“Redistribution with Performance Pay. Pawel Doligalski, University of Bristol.

12:10-13:00: Lunch

13:00-14:00: Zeuthen lecture III

“The Drivers of Child Penalties.” Henrik Kleven. Princeton University, CEBI & NBER

14:00-14:15: Coffee break

14:15-16:00: Session 6

“Optional (Non-)Filing and Effective Taxation.”Luisa Wallossek, University of Münich.

“Automatic Exchange of Information and Real Estate Investment. Jeanne Bomare, Paris School of Economics.

“Who Gains from Tax Havens?” Julie Brun Bjørkheim, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.


Zeuthen Lectures

The Zeuthen Lectures present new and ground-breaking economic subject. The Zeuthen Lectures are held every second year. They feature an internationally distinguished scholar and invite young researchers to present and discuss their recent research within the theme of the year's Zeuthen Lectures.

The Zeuten Lectures were launched in 1996 in honor of Frederik Zeuthen who was a renowned Danish Professor in Economics at the University of Copenhagen from 1930 to 1958.

Joel Slemrod during the 2008 Zeuthen Lectures

The lectures are subsequently made available to the international audience through the "Zeuthen Lectures Book Series" published by MIT Press.