GESIS Training

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14 October 2021 (Thursday)

Time

15 October 2021 (Friday)

 

09:00

Wrap up/Opening

09:15

09:30

Talk 9: Oliver Rittmann (University of Mannheim): “The Parliamentary Attention Deficit Disorder”

Discussants: Classe & Levi

09:45

Opening

10:00

Talk 10: Franz Classe/Christoph Kern (IHF, Munich): “Latent Variable Effect Forests”

Discussants: Levi & Mele

10:15

Keynote 1: Richard Breen (University of Oxford)

10:30

Break

10:45

Talk 11: Sara Kalucza (Umeå University): “Does Anyone Suffer from Teenage Motherhood? Mental Health Effects of Teen Motherhood in the UK Are Small and Homogeneous”

Discussants: Bering & Zhou

11:00

11:15

Talk 12: Sebastian Levi/Ingo Wolf (Hertie School, Berlin): “How Does Information Provision Affect Support for Climate Change Policies in the Transport Sector?”

Discussants: Classe & Rittmann

Break

11:30

Talk 1: Kevin P. Schönholzer (University of Zurich): “Educational Inequality: Life-Course Outcomes of Welfare State Policy”

Discussants: Lang/Schwabe & Mele

11:45

Lunch

12:00

Talk 2: Gabriele Mari (Erasmus University Rotterdam): “The Timing of Parental Unemployment, Insurance, and Children’s Education in the Netherlands”

Discussants: Haupt & Schönholzer

12:15

12:30

Lunch

12:45

Keynote 3: Saskia le Cessie (Universiteit Leiden)

13:00

13:15

13:30

Wrap up morning/opening afternoon

13:45

Talk 13: Paul C. Bauer/ Camille Landesvatter (MZES, Mannheim): “Ideal Research Designs: Using Constraint-Free Thought Experiments to Benchmark Designs for Causal Questions”

Discussants: Kalucza & Rittmann

Talk 3: Francesca Mele (University of Zurich): “Agency in Secondary School Transitions in Switzerland: To What Extent Can Children Pursue Their Own Path?”

Discussants: Haupt & Kalucza

14:00

14:15

Talk 14: Ang Yu (University of Wisconsin, Madison): “Causal Decomposition with Effect Heterogeneity”

Discussants: Bauer/Landesvatter & Zhou

Talk 4: Sebastian Lang/ Ulrike Schwabe (DZHW, Hannover): “The German Initiative of Excellence: Short- and Mid-Term Effects on Students’ Perceptions of Educational Quality”

Discussants: Conte Keivabu & Schönholzer

14:30

14:45

Talk 15: Xiang Zhou (Harvard University): “Attendance, Completion, and Heterogeneous Returns to College”

Discussants: Bauer/Landesvatter & Yu

Break

15:00

Talk 5: Henriette Bering (University of Bremen): “Does the Impact of Extracurricular Activities Vary by Parental Socioeconomic Status? An Analysis of Adolescents’ Cognitive Skills”

Discussants: García Sierra & Mari

15:15

Break

15:30

Talk 6: Alicia García Sierra (University of Oxford): “Heterogeneous Parental Responses to Children’s Early Health Disadvantages”

Discussants: Bering & Conte Keivabu

15:45

Summary: Richard Breen (University of Oxford)

16:00

Break

16:15

End

Talk 7: Risto Conte Keivabu (EUI): “The Big Plunge: How Environmental Policy Lifts School Attendance for the Poor”

Discussants: Lang/Schwabe & Mari

16:30

16:45

Talk 8: Andreas Haupt (KIT Karlsruhe): “Institutional Variation in Occupational Licensing and Its Consequences for Wages. A Distributional Analysis for the USA and Germany.

Discussants: García Sierra & Yu

17:00

17:15

Break

17:30

17:45

Keynote 2: Jennie E. Brand (University of California, Los Angeles):

“Uncovering College Effect Heterogeneity”

 

18:00

18:15

18:30

18:45

Virtual Drinks

20:00