Programme for the International
Assessment of Adult Competencies

Programm

Monday, April 3rd, 2017 GESIS Mannheim
10.00 - 18.00 Workshop A: Analyzing PIAAC data with structural equation modeling in Mplus (Ronny Scherer) Workshop B: Analyzing PIAAC data with multi-level analysis in Stata (Jan Paul Heisig)
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 GESIS Mannheim
09.00 - 16.00 Workshop A: Analyzing PIAAC data with structural equation modeling in Mplus (Ronny Scherer) Workshop B: Analyzing PIAAC data with multi-level analysis in Stata (Jan Paul Heisig)
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 Dorint Hotel
18.30 - 20.00 Informal Get-together
Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 Dorint Hotel
8.00 - 9.00 Registration
9.00 – 9.15 Welcome Address
9.15 – 10.45 Invited Symposium I: Longitudinal follow-ups of PIAAC (Chair: B. Rammstedt & A. Zabal) (53 KB) Invited Symposium II: Surveying migrant subpopulations: Skills, surveying practices and recommendations for PIAAC (Chair: D. Maehler) (917 KB) Invited Symposium III: The economics of skills (Chair: L. Wößmann) (772 KB)
10.45 - 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 - 12.30 Invited Symposium IV: Competence measures and general mental ability (Chairs: F. Goldhammer & C. Carstensen) (58 KB) Invited Symposium V: Adult reading and numeracy skills and practices (Chair: A. Grotlüschen) (1.1 MB) Invited Symposium VI: Overeducation and skill mismatch in labor markets (Chair: P. Protsch) (1.2 MB)
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.15 Keynote: Prof. Dr. Eric A. Hanushek
14.15 – 14.45 Plenary debate on Keynote (Moderator: L. Wößmann; Discussants: H. Solga & W. Thorn)
14.45 - 15.00 Coffee break
15.00 – 16.30 Symposium VII: The social context of skills: Improving the PIAAC Background Questionnaire (Chairs: N. Massing & S. Schneider) (1.1 MB) Invited Symposium VIII: Dynamics of participation in further education and its effects (Chair: H. Kuper) (62 KB) Invited Symposium IX: Skills and the labor market (Chair: S. Wiederhold) (778 KB)
16.30 – 17.30 Individual Paper Session I: Mismatch in the labor market (Chair: B. Schmidt-Hertha)
(705 KB)
Individual Paper Session II: Digital skills  and inequality (Chair: F. Goldhammer)
(764 KB)
Individual Paper Session III: Competence assessment (Chair: Anouk Zabal)
(568 KB)
19.00 Complimentary Conference Dinner
Thursday, April 6th, 2017 Dorint Hotel
8.00 - 8.30 Registration
8.30 - 9.15 Keynote: Dr. Matthias von Davier
9.15 - 9.45 Plenary debate on Keynote (Moderator: C. Carstensen; Discussants: J.-E. Gustafson & R. Desjardins)
9.45 - 11.15 Individual Paper Session IV: Skill formation across the life course  (Chair: H. Kuper)
(967 KB)
Invited Symposium X: Assessing non-cognitive skills in large-scale assessments (Chairs: B. Rammstedt & D. Danner) (713 KB) Individual Paper Session V: Response styles  (Chair: M. von Davier)
(467 KB)
11.15 - 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 - 13.00 Symposium XI: Social trust, education and skills (Chair: W. Thorn) (49 KB) Individual Paper Session VI: Skills and wages (Chair: M. Paccagnella)
(861 KB)
Individual Paper Session VII: Civic engagement and migrant skills  (Chair: P. Protsch)
(1.0 MB)
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 15.30 Individual Paper Session VIII: Returns to education and skills (Chair: J.P. Heisig)
(1.0 MB)
Symposium XII: Skills in the labor market, choices in the working sphere, and the anatomy of risk and trust preferences (Chair: D. Schnitzlein) (875 KB) Individual Paper Session IX: Skill gain and loss around the world (Chair: S. Wiederhold)
(701 KB)
15.30 - 15:45 Closing Remarks by Coffee and Tee
Friday, April 7rd, 2017 GESIS Mannheim
09.00 - 13.00 Workshop C: Analyzing PIAAC log file data (Frank Goldhammer & Krisztina Tóth)