Households Agenda

May 3, 2007

Arrival and Check In (check-in at 3:00 p.m., but rooms will be held for guests)
The Upham Hotel
1404 De La Vina Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 962-0058
Daily continental breakfast is included in guest stay.

7:45 p.m. Cocktails, 9:00 p.m. Conference Kick-Off Dinner
El Paseo Mexican Restaurant
800 block of State Street, in the El Paseo Presidio
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 962-6050
As restaurant is a short walk from the hotel, guests will walk between hotel and restaurant. Meet in Upham lobby at 7:30 p.m.

 

Friday, May 4, 2007
State Street Room, University Center
*note that speakers are highlighted in author listings*

8:15 a.m.
Shuttle picks up participants at The Upham, transports to UCSB University Center/Santa Barbara Harbor Room

8:45 a.m.
Arrival at Santa Barbara Harbor Room, University Center

 9:30-10:30: “Culture as Learning: The Evolution of Female Labor Force Participation over a Century”
Raquel Fernandez
• 10:30-10:45:: Coffee Break
• 10:45-11:45: “Nature or Nurture? Learning and Female Labor Force Dynamics” 
Alessandra Fogli
 and Laura Veldkamp
•11:45-12:00:  Coffee Break
•12:00-1:00: 11:30-12:30: "Gender Roles and Technological Progress"
Stefania Albanesi and Claudia Olivetti
•1:00-3:00: 

Lunch – Faculty Club (walk) 

•3:00-4:00: “Macroeconomics and Demographic Consequences of Technological Change in Contraception”
John Knowles
•4:00-4:15: Coffee Break
•4:15-5:15:      “Women’s Liberation: What Was in It for Men?”
Matthias Doepke and Michele Tertilt
•5:15-5:30:: Coffee Break
•5:30-6:30:     “Explaining International Fertility Differences” 
Rodolfo Manuelli and Ananth Seshadri

6:30 p.m.
Shuttle picks up participants, transports to The Upham

7:30 p.m.
Meet in Upham lobby to board shuttle for dinner

8:00 p.m.
Dinner
University House, Chancellor’s Residence
UCSB Campus

10:00 p.m.
Shuttle picks up participants, transports to The Upham

Saturday, May 5, 2007
*note that speakers are highlighted in author listings*

8:15 a.m. 
Shuttle picks up participants at The Upham, transports to UCSB University Center/Santa Barbara Harbor Room

8:45 a.m. 
Arrival at Santa Barbara Harbor Room, University Center

 9:30-10:30: “Public Goods, Transferable Utility and Divorce Laws”
P.A. Chiappori, Murat Iyigun and Yoram Weiss
• 10:30-10:45:: Coffee Break
• 10:45-11:45: “Labor Supply, Wealth Dynamics, and Marriage Decisions”
Maurizio Mazzocco
 and Shintaro Yamaguchi
•11:45-12:00:  Coffee Break
•12:00-1:00: “Taxation, Aggregates and the Household”
Nezih Guner, Remzi Kaygusuz and Gustavo Ventura
•1:00-3:00: Lunch –Beachside Bar-Cafe
5905 Sandspit Road
Goleta, CA 93117
(805) 964-7881
•3:00-4:00: “Education, Gender and Fertility”
Carlos Bethencourt and Victor Rios-Rull
•4:00-4:15: Coffee Break
•4:15-5:15:      “The Baby Boom and World War II: The Role of Labor Market Experience”
Matthias Doepke, Moshe Hazan
 and Yishay Maoz
•5:15-5:30:: Coffee Break
•5:30-6:30:     “A Quantitative Theory of the Gender Wage Gap”
Andres Erosa, Luisa Fuster and Diego Restuccia
6:30: Shuttle picks up participants, transports to The Upham
8:15: Dinner, Cafe Buenos Aires