IARIW 2020 General Conference, Programme
IARIW 36th General Conference, Oslo, Norway, August 24-28, 2020

Conference Programme (Preliminary Version) as of February 19, 2020

All events will be held at Oslo Kongressenter unless otherwise specified.

Conference Overview

Sunday, August 23

9:00-17:00: Training Session on National Accounts

Monday, August 24

9:00-17:00: Training Session on National Accounts (Continued)

15:00-18:00: IARIW Council Meeting (By invitation only)

17:00-21:00: Registration Open (Statistics Norway)

19:00-21:00: Welcome Reception (Statistics Norway)

Tuesday, August 25

9:00-9:15: Opening Remarks

9:15-12:30: Opening Session (Plenary)

12:30-14:00: Lunch

13:15-14:00: Poster Session I

14:00-1730: Concurrent Sessions

18:00-19:00: Nancy and Richard Ruggles Memorial Lecture

20:00: Meeting of the Editorial Board of the Review of Income and Wealth (By Invitation only)

Wednesday, August 26

9:00-12:30: Session 3 (Plenary): The Update of the SNA and Related International Standards

2:30-14:00: Lunch

13:15-14:00: Poster Session II

14:00-17:30: Concurrent Sessions

17:30-19:00: Poster Session III

18:30-20:00: Dinner

20:00: IARIW Members Meeting

Thursday, August 27

9:00-12:30: Concurrent Sessions

12:30: Start of Excursion

20:00: IARIW Council Meeting (By invitation only)

Friday, August 28

9:00-12:30: Concurrent Sessions

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-17:30: Concurrent Sessions

19:00: Gala Dinner



Sunday, August 23

9:00-17:00: Training Session on National Accounts



Monday, August 24

9:00-17:00: Training Session on National Accounts (Continued)

15:00-18:00: IARIW Council Meeting (By invitation only)

17:00-21:00: Registration Open (Statistics Norway)

19:00-21:00: Welcome Reception (Statistics Norway)



Tuesday, August 25

9:00-9:15: Opening Remarks

9:15-12:30: Opening Session (Plenary):

Organizer: Statistics Norway

12:30-14:00: Lunch

13:15-14:00: Poster Session I

Organizer: Program Committee

    Theme 1: Globalization, Trade in Services and Intangibles: Conceptual Challenges and Measurement Issues

  1. Examining the Trade-Employment Linkage in the Services Sector for India

    Samridhi Bimal (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations) Proposal

  2. Re-Exports: To Whom and from Where?

    Loe Franssen (Statistics Netherlands), Khee Fung Wong (Statistics Netherlands) and Leen Prenen (Statistics Netherlands) Proposal

  3. The Treatment of International Sports Organizations in the Swiss National Accounts

    Camille Gonseth (Swiss Federal Statistical Office) and Philippe Kuettel (Swiss Federal Statistical Office) Proposal

  4. Reclaiming Relevance of the SNA Core

    Michael Osterwald-Lenum (Statistics Denmark) Proposal

  5. International Financial Integration: The Intersection between Policy and Measurement Needs

    Jennifer Ribarksy (International Monetary Fund), Paul Austin (International Monetary Fund) and Gabriel Quiros-Romero (International Monetary Fund) Proposal

  6. Theme 2: The Potential and Challenges of Big Data and other Alternative Data in the Production of Prices, National Accounts, and Measures of Economic Well-Being

  7. Environmental Attributes and the Value of Agricultural Land: A Hedonic Analysis Using a Unique Australian Data Set, 1975-2018

    Khanh Hoang (Australian Bureau of Statistics and Australian National University), Will Chancellor (Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences) and Shiji Zhao (Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences) Proposal

  8. Cloud Computing and Productivity of the UK Economy

    Oleksii Romanko (Kings College London, UK) Proposal

  9. Consumption Heterogeneity: Micro Drivers and Macro Implications

    Edmund Crawley (Federal Reserve Board, United States) and Andreas Kuchler (Danmarks Nationalbank) Proposal

  10. The Corrected Gini Coefficient: Combining Administrative and Survey Data

    Minki Hong (Korea Labor Institute) Proposal

  11. Top-Corrected Estimates of Wealth Inequality: Evidence from combined Survey Data and National Rich Lists for 18 Eurozone Countries

    Franziska Disslbacher (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria), Michael Ertl (Arbeiterkammer Wien, Austria), Emanuel List (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria & IMK), Patrick Mokre (The New School) and Matthias Schnetzer (Arbeiterkammer Wien, Austria) Proposal

  12. Theme 3: Time Use, Welfare and GDP

  13. Welfare Analysis of the Allocation of Time During the Great Recession

    Anil Alpman (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and Francois Gardes (Paris School of Economics, France) Proposal

  14. Unpaid Work and Female Labor-Force Participation: Insights from in India’s Time Use Data

    Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, India) Proposal

  15. Welfare Receipt and Out-of-school Time Use among Adolescents: Evidence from China

    Qin Gao (Columbia University, United States) and Xuan Huo (Nanjing University, China) Proposal

  16. Time, Income and Subjective Well-Being – 20 years of Interdependent Multidimensional Polarization in Germany

    Joachim Merz (Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany) and Bettina Scherg (Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany) Proposal

  17. IT Time Use Statistics as Data Source of Welfare Indicators, a Mexican Approach

    Martha Tovar Soria (International Monetary Fund) Proposal

  18. Economic Reforms, Growth and Time Poverty in India

    Anupama Uppal (Punjabi University, India) and Harpreet Kaur (Punjabi University, India) Proposal

  19. GDP is a Measure of Output, not Welfare. Or, HOS Meets the SNA

    Nicholas Oulton (London School of Economics, UK) Proposal

  20. Accounting for Non-market Household Production from the Perspective of the Most Vulnerable: 20th Century Trends in Human Milk Production as a Cross Cutting Indicator of Well-being and Sustainability

    Julie Smith (Australian National University) Proposal

  21. Natural Capital Accounting and the Measurement of Green GDP in Indonesia

    Sri Rachmad (Statistics Indonesia) and Zanial Firdaus (Statistics Indonesia) Proposal

  22. Theme 4: Globalization and Inequality

  23. The “China Effect” on the Rise of Global Inequality

    Harry Wu (Peking University, China) and Huimin Zhu (Hitotsubashi University, Japan) Proposal

  24. Trade Openness and Income Disparity across Indian States

    Prateek Kukreja (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, India) Proposal

  25. Value-Added Gains from Trade Facilitation: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa

    Stefan Pahl (University of Groningen, Netherlands) Proposal

  26. How has Globalisation Affected the Employment Structure in the Netherlands?

    Khee Fung Wong (Statistics Netherlands) and Loe Franssen (Statistics Netherlands) Proposal

  27. The Role of Misallocation in the Relationship between Trade and Income Inequality

    Behzod Alimov (Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy) Proposal

  28. Analysis of the Development of the Automotive Cluster by Network Analyses Methods and its Impact on Employment Between 2015 and 2019

    Ildiko Ritzlne Kazimir (Hungarian Central Statistical Office), Timea Cseh (Hungarian Central Statistical Office), Klaudia Matene Bella (Hungarian Central Statistical Office) and Andras Pinkasz (Hungarian Central Statistical Office) Proposal

  29. Comparison of Equality and Levels of Wellbeing across the Former USSR Countries Pre and Post Dissolution

    Salih Abuelyamen (Association of Retired Staff of CBS Sudan) Proposal

  30. Globalization, Wage inequality and Skills: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing

    Deb Kusum Das (University of Delhi,India) and Homagni Choudhury (Kingston University,UK) Proposal

  31. Globalization and Rural-Urban Inequality in China: A Provincial Analysis

    Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, India) Proposal

  32. What Happened to Brazil? The Political and Economic Turmoil and its Effects on the Distribution of Income, Especially on the Top 1%

    Joao Hallak Neto (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics), Fernando Mattos (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) and Hugo Saramago (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) Proposal

  33. How does Globalization affect Inequality within and across Countries?

    Ratan Ghosal (University of Calcutya, India) and Paul Roberts (Australian Bureau of Statistics) Proposal

  34. A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed: Can China’s Export and Investment Promote the Export Sophistication of the Belt-Road Countries?

    Lili Kang (Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance, China) and Fei Peng (Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance, China) Proposal

  35. Does Globalisation Affect Inequality? An Analysis of the Vietnamese Data

    Phuc Phan (Can Tho University, Vietnam) Proposal

  36. The Reshaping of Global Labour Markets and Inequality in Europe

    David Martinez Turegano (European Commission) Proposal

  37. Theme 5: Economic Growth and Productivity with Special Emphasis on Developing Economies

  38. "Accounting for Natural Capital of Developíng countries". Testing Natural Resource Curse for Oil and Gas Dependent Countries with Special Focus on Latin America

    Ariel Coremberg (Centro Estudios de la Productividad, Argentina) Proposal

  39. Premature Deindustrialization? A Reappraisal

    Gaaitzen de Vries (University of Groningen, Netherlands) Proposal

  40. Total Factor Productivity Growth in Agriculture, Adjusted for Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Trends in Developed and Developing Countries over the 1990-2015 Period

    Alessandra Coli (Università di Pisa, Italy), Domenico Colucci (Universitly of Florence, Italy) and Cesare Pacini (University of Florence, Italy) Proposal

  41. Globalization, Structural Change and Productivity Growth: A Cross Country Analysis of Select Asian Countries

    Surajit Sengupta (West Bengal State University, India) and Ratan Ghosal (University of Calcutta, India) Proposal

  42. Productivity Dynamics and Competitiveness of India’s Textile and Clothing Industry during the post-MFA Regime

    Prateek Kukreja (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations , India) Proposal

  43. Growth and Productivity in Indian Manufacturing: Evidence from Small and Medium Enterprises

    Kumar Abhishek (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India) Proposal

  44. China’s Industry-Level Productivity Measurement in a Digitalized Economy

    Chunyun Wang (Beijing Normal University, China) and Yafei Wang (Beijing Normal University, China) Proposal

  45. Health, Human Capital and Economic Growth

    Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada) Proposal

  46. A Quality Adjusted Labour Input Index of the European Union for a Better Understanding of Productivity Developments

    Antonio Amores (European Commission's Joint Research Centre), Enrico Infante (Eurostat), Veronique Deneuville (Eurostat), Mattia Cai (European Commission's Joint Research Centre), Juan Valderas-Jaramillo (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) and José Rueda-Cantuche (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) Proposal

  47. Firm Transition in Indian MSMEs and Its Impact on the Productivity Differences and Productivity of the Firms

    Mainak Mazumdar (National Institute of Industrial Engineering, India), Swati Agarwal (National Institute of Industrial Engineering, India) and Poonam Singh (National Institute of Industrial Engineering, India) Proposal

  48. Growth Accounting and Welfare Improvement

    Mohamed Coulibaly (World Bank) and Rose Mungai (World Bank) Proposal

  49. Exploring the Reasons for Low Productivity and Low Technical Efficiency in Unincorporated Manufacturing Industry in India: Stochastic Frontier Analysis with Firm Level Data

    Anindita Sengupta (University of Burdwan, India) Proposal

  50. Measuring the Quality of Employment (QoE) in Middle Income Developing Countries

    Kirsten Sehnbruch (London School of Economics, UK), Mauricio Apablaza (Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile), Pablo Gonzalez (Universidad de Chile), Rocio Mendez (University College London, UK) and Veronica Arriagada (Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile) Proposal

  51. The Sustainability of the Process of Convergence in Poland

    Dariusz Kotlewski (Warsaw School of Economics, Poland) and Miroslaw Blazej (Statistics Poland) Proposal


14:00-17:30: Concurrent Sessions 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D

Session 2A: Globalization, Trade in Services and Intangibles: Conceptual Challenges and Measurement Issues

Organizers: Philippe Stauffer (FSO), Sanjiv Mahajan (Office for National Statistics, UK), Tanja Mucha (Federal Statistical Office of Germany) and John Haas (National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg)

Chair: TBA

1. A Meaningful Recording of Intellectual Propery Assets and Related Transactions of MNE's Requires a Redesign of the Process of Elaboration of Economic Statistics

René Krippes (National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Does Multinational Affiliation Make for Technological Differences? An Investigation for Belgium with Extended Input-output Tables

Bernhard Michel (Federal Planing Bureau, Belgium), Caroline Hambye (Federal Planing Bureau, Belgium) and Guy Trachez (Federal Planing Bureau, Belgium) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. No Plant, No Problem? Factoryless Manufacturing and Economic Measurement

David Nguyen (Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence, UK and National Institute of Science Education and Research, India) and Diane Coyle (Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

4. The Ambiguous Image of Exports as Major Driver of Dutch Economic Growth

Khee Fung Wong (Statistics Netherlands) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

5. Norwegian Unit Involved in Global Manufacturing. Some Practical and Principal Problems

Oeyvind Woxmyhr Bersaas (Statistics Norway), Tor Aanestad (Statistics Norway) and Trude Nygaard Evensen (Statistics Norway) Proposal

Discussant: TBA)

6. Accounting for Intangibles

Samuel Kortum (Yale University, United States) and Jonathan Eaton (The Pennsylvania State University, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA)


Session 2B: Time Use, Welfare and GDP I

Organizers: Diane Coyle (Cambridge University, UK), Leonard Nakamura (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, United States) and Kevin Fox (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Chairs: TBA

1. Toward a Framework for Time Use, Welfare, and Household-Centric Economic Measurement

Leonard Nakamura (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, United States) and Diane Coyle (Cambridge University, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Accounting for Free Digital Services and Household Production - The Facebook Example

Paul Schreyer (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Household Innovation and R&D: Bigger Than You Think

Dan Sichel (Wellesley College, United States) and Eric von Hippel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

4. Labor Market Trends and the Changing Value of Time

Job Boerma (University of Minnesota, United States) and Loukas Karabarbounis (University of Minnesota and National Bureau of Economic Research, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

5. Leisure-enhancing Technological Change

Lukasz Rachel (Bank of England) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

6. The Impact of Social Media Usage on Productivity and Well-being: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

Avinash Collis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States) and Felix Eggers (University of Groningen, Netherlands) Proposal

Discussant: TBA


Session 2C: Economic Growth and Productivity with Special Emphasis on Developing Economies I

Deb Kusum Das (University of Delhi, India), Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States) and Wendy Li (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States)

Chair: TBA

1. Growth, Productivity and Structural Change in Pakistan’s Industrial Sector, 1980 – 2015

Abid Burki (Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan), Mushtaq Khan (Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan), Syed Hussain (James Madison University, United States) and Muhammad Khan (Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Productivity Growth and Global Slowdown: Insights from Transition Economies- India, China and Russia

Deb Kusum Das (University of Delhi, India) and Abdul Erumban (The Conference Board and University of Groningen, Netherlands) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Imported Intermediate Inputs and Firm Productivity Across Developing Economies: An Analysis Based on Input-Output Technique

Tulika Bhattacharya (St. Joseph's College, India) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

3. Contrast Between Latin America, India and Others: Economic Growth and Productivity, 1990-2017

André Hofman (University of Santiago, Chile) and Tomas Galvez-Silva (University of Santiago, Chile) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

4. Productivity Convergence Across Sectors

Robert Inklaar (University of Groningen, Netherlands) and Ryan Marapin (University of Groningen, Netherlands) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

5. Is the Productivity Growth of Services Higher than Industries in China?

Zhan Li (Hitotsubashi University, Japan) Proposal

Discussant: TBA


Session 2D: Inequalities in Opportunity for Income, Education and Health I

Organizer: Nicholas Rohde (Griffith University, Australia)

Chair: TBA

1. Infant Health Inequalities and Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa

David Pérez Mesa (University of La Laguna, Spain), Gustavo Marrero Diaz (University of La Laguna, Spain) and Sara Darias Curvo (University of La Laguna, Spain) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Be the Man My Ancestor Is: Dynastic Inequality and Multigenerational Mobility over Three Centuries

Lei Tian (Renmin University of China) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Gini-like Coefficients for Differences in Collections of Distributions: Studying the Progress of Equality of Opportunity in the German Education System

Gordon Anderson (University of Toronto, Canada), Grazia Pittau (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy) and Roberto Zelli (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

4. On Equality of Opportunity in Health in the Caucasus

Jacques Silber (Bar-Ilan University, Israel) and Joseph Deutsch (Bar-Ilan University, Israel) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

5. Intergenerational Mobility Measurement with Latent Transition Matrices

Michele Bavaro (University of Padova, Italy) and Federico Tullio (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

6. Inequality and Economic Growth: New Evidence using Upper Bounds Estimates of Inequality of Opportunity

Rafael Carranza (London School of Economics, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

18:00-19:00: Nancy and Richard Ruggles Memorial Lecture

Distinguished Speaker: Katherine Abraham (University of Maryland, United States)

20:00: Meeting of the Editorial Board of the Review of Income and Wealth (By Invitation only)



Wednesday, August 26, Morning

9:00-12:30: Session 3 (Plenary): The Update of the SNA and Related International Standards

Session 3A: Well-being and Sustainability

Chair: Peter van de Ven (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)

1. Additional Indicators of Well-being and Sustainability for Macroeconomic Statistics, Partial Reference to Unpaid Work

Catherine Van Rompaey (Statistics Canada)

2. Distributional Indicators of Income, Consumption and Wealth in a National Accounts Framework

Jorrit Zwijnenburg (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)

3. Well-being Indicators of Health and Social Conditions

Dylan Rassier (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States)

4. Accounts for the Environment and Sustainability

Mark de Haan (Statistics Netherlands)

Discussant: Katherine Abraham (University of Maryland, United States)

Floor Discussion and Response by the Authors

10:40-11:10: Break

Session 3B: Digitalization and Globalization

Chair: Gabriel Quirós (International Monetary Fund)

1. Recommendations of the Subgroup on Digitalization

Erich Strassner (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States)

Discussant: Eric Santor (Bank of Canada)

2. Towards an Update of the System of National Accounts: How Can We Effectively Deal with Multinational Enterprises?

Jennifer Ribarsky (International Monetary Fund), Michael Connolly (Ireland Central Statistics Office), Padma Hurree-Gobin (International Monetary Fund), Margarida Martins (International Monetary Fund) and Paul Roberts (Australian Bureau of Statistics) Proposal

Discussant: Sam Kortum (Yale University, United States)

Floor Discussion and Response by the Authors

12:30-14:00: Lunch

13:15-14:00: Poster Session II

Organizer: Program Committee

    Theme 6: The Effects of Artificial Intelligence on Income, Education, and the Economy

  1. An International Perspective on how Artificial Intelligence Affects Employment across Industries

    Suresh Aggarwal (Indian Council of Social Science Research, India) Proposal

  2. A Promising Technique of Artificial Intelligence for Revisiting the Nexus between Health-Education Disparities and Income Inequality for Developing Economies

    Indrajit Ghosh (Ananda Chandra College, India), Tonmoy Chatterjee (Ananda Chandra College, India) and Tapan Ghosh (Ananda Chandra College, India) Proposal

  3. Theme 7: Online Platforms, Cloud Computing, the Value of Data and Intellectual Property

  4. Recording of Cross-border Transactions Related to Digitized Products: An Experimental Study for the Dutch Economy, Exports

    Maarten Van Rossum (Statistics Netherlands), Rick de Kruijf (Statistics Netherlands) and Arjen de Boer (Statistics Netherlands) Proposal

  5. Theme 8: Non-cognitive Skills: How Are They Formed? What Are their Returns?

  6. Measuring What Matters: Towards an Indicator-based Approach to Human Capital

    Gueorguie Vassilev (Office for National Statistics, UK), Sunny Sidhu (Office for National Statistics, UK), Chris Payne (Office for National Statistics, UK) and William King (Office for National Statistics, UK) Proposal

  7. Minds for the Market: Non-Cognitive Skills in Post-Soviet Countries

    Maryam Naghsh Nejad (University of Technology Sydney, Australia) and Anna Kochanova (Cardiff Business School, UK) Proposal

  8. Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Traits and the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Inequality

    Nicholas Rohde (Griffith University, Australia), KK Tang (University of Queensland, Australia), Pravin Trivedi (Indiana University Bloomington, United States) and Prasada Rao (University of Queensland, Australia)

  9. Non-Cognitive Skills and Employability: Evidence from the States of India

    Srijata Deb (Ashoka University, India) Proposal

  10. Theme 9: Comparing Income and Price Levels and International Income Inequality

  11. Regionalization Approach in International Comparison Program and Its Impact on China's International Comparison Results

    Yan Wang (Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China) and Shaomin Liu (Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China) Proposal

  12. Back to Normal? Convergence of Multidimensional Inequality in the Euro Area

    Philipp Poppitz (University of Oldenburg, Germany) Proposal

  13. Estimation of Under-achievements in Livelihood Space: Search for Sustainability Index and Influencing Factors Through Quantum Computing and Artificial Intelligence

    Soumya Sengupta (Panskura Banamali College, India) and Sugata Sen (Panskura Banamali College, Panskura, India) Proposal

  14. Comparing Sectoral Productivity Levels in India and China

    Abdul A Erumban (The Conference Board and University of Groningen, Netherlands), Harry X. Wu (Peking University, China), Deb Kusum Das ( Delhi University, India) and David Liang (Hitotsubashi University, Japan) Proposal

  15. Set at Birth? Intergenerational Mobility for Protected Characteristics in England and Wales

    William King (Office for National Statistics, UK), Matthew Mayhew (Office for National Statistics, UK), Suzi Robertson (Office for National Statistics, UK), Hannah Teare (Cabinet Office, UK) Rebecca Williams (Cabinet Office, UK), Vasileios Antonopoulos (Cabinet Office, UK) Proposal

  16. Inequalities in Incomes and Earnings: An International Assessment Using Administrative Data

    Sebastian Königs (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Proposal

  17. Financial Deepening, Spatial Spillover and Urban-Rural Income Gap: Spatial Econometric Analysis Based on Provincial Panel Data

    Chen Liang (Chongqing University, China) Proposal

  18. Poverty, Productivity and International Comparisons

    Donald Roy (Unaffiliated) Proposal

  19. Global Income Inequality: Concepts, Estimates and a First Ballpark for Uncertainty

    Michail Moatsos (Utrecht University, Netherlands) Proposal

  20. Theme 10: Inequalities in Opportunity for Income, Education and Health

  21. Social Mobility and Economic Development

    Guido Neidhöfer (Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung, Germany), Matias Ciaschi (Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies, Argentina and Universidad de La Plata, Argentina), Leonardo Gasparini (Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies, Argentina and Universidad de La Plata, Argentina) and Joaquin Serrano (University of California Los Angeles, United States) Proposal

  22. Economic Development, Regional Integration and Spatial Inequality of Opportunity

    Jeffrey Zax (University of Colorado Boulder, United States) Proposal

  23. Race Disparity Audit: Measurement and Trends in Inequalities of Opportunity in the UK

    Vasileios Antonopoulos (Cabinet Office, UK) and Richard Laux (Cabinet Office, UK) Proposal

  24. Uneven Playing Field: Inequality in Household Investment on Children’s Education in India, 1995-2014

    Bheemeshwar Amireddy (Birla Institute of Technology & Science, India) Proposal

  25. Social Mobility in Mexico: What Can We Learn from Its Regional Variation?

    Raymundo Campos-Vazquez (Colmex-Banxico, Mexico), Marcelo Delajara (Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias, Mexico) and Roberto Velez-Grajales (Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias, Mexico) Proposal

  26. Inequality of Opportunity and Growth in India: A Dynamic Panel Estimation by Using New Measurement Methodology

    Panchanan Das (University of Calcutta, India) Proposal

  27. Inequality of Opportunity from an EU Perspective: Country of Origin as a Circumstance

    Stefano Filauro (European Commission) and Ralitsa Donkova (ICF) Proposal

  28. Inequality in Opportunity among Indian Dalits – An Empirical Study

    Tapan Ghosh (Ananda Chandra College, India), Indrajit Ghosh (Ananda Chandra College, India), Tonmoy Chatterjee (Ananda Chandra College, India) Proposal

  29. The Hukou, Difference of Inequality of Opportunity and Urban-rural Income Gap: The Empirical Evidence from China

    Ying Li (China Development Research Foundation) and Guang Lyu (Beijing Normal University, China) Proposal

  30. Social Segmentation in the Higher Education System and Its Role in Reproducing the Social Class Structure of Contemporary Brazil

    Thais Martins (Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia, Brazil), Jamile Sandes (Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia, Brazil), Mauricio Ernica (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil) and Ana Maria de Almeida (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil) Proposal

  31. Intergenerational Education Mobility in India: Nonlinearity, and the Great Gatsby Curve

    Kishan Pkv (Institute of Rural Management Anand, India) Proposal

  32. Do Socially Disadvantaged Groups Spend More than their ‘Fair Share’ to Access Education?

    Karan Singhal (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) and Uday Mishra (Centre for Development Studies, India) Proposal

  33. Right to Education Act, and Learning and Inclusion in Private Schools: Evidence from India

    Karan Singhal (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad), Ambrish Dongre (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) and Ankur Sarin (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) Proposal

  34. The Measurement of Regional Education Inequality in Indonesia

    Ayesha Tantriana (Statistics Indonesia), Jehada Rosmaniar (Statistics Indonesia), Sri Hartini Rachmad (Statistics Indonesia) and Ardi Adji (The National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction of Indonesia) Proposal

  35. An Approach of the Inequality of Opportunities of Mexico

    Martha Tovar Soria (International Monetary Fund) Proposal

  36. Inequality in Opportunities for Education and Employment: An Inquiry Concerning Disabled Children in India

    Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, India) Proposal

  37. Inequality of Well-being Freedoms: The Case of Poland, and Polish Leading Emigration Destinations

    Pawel Ulman (Cracow University of Economics, Poland) and Tomasz Kwarcinski (Cracow University of Economics, Poland) Proposal


14:00-17:30: Concurrent Sessions 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D

Session 4A: Globalization and Inequality I

Organizers: Gaaitzen de Vries (University of Groningen, Netherlands) and Marcel Timmer (University of Groningen, Netherlands) Proposal

Chair: TBA

1. The Impact of the Global Decline in Interest Rates on the Inequality of Wealth

Edward Wolff (New York University, United States) and Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University, Canada) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. The Rise of Global Value Chains in a Long Historical Perspective

Pieter Woltjer (University of Groningen, Netherlands) and Marcel Timmer (University of Groningen, Netherlands) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Is the Financial Market Driving the Income Distribution? - An Analysis of the Linkage between Income and Wealth in Europe

Ilja Kristian Kavonius (European Central Bank) and Veli-Matti Toermaelehto (European Central Bank) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

4. Between Sticky Floors and Glass Ceilings: The Effect of Trade Liberalization on Double Discrimination in Brazil

Laura Diniz Penteado de Barros (University of Göttingen, Germany) and Manuel Santos Silva (University of Göttingen, Germany) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

5. Explaining Changes in Between-firm Employment Earnings Dispersion in the Canadian Business Sector: The Role of Firms’ Characteristics

Beiling Yan (Statistics Canada and Export Development Canada), Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada) and Douwere Grekou (Statistics Canada) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

6. Changing Distribution of Factor Income: The Direct Role of MNEs

Oscar Lemmers (Statistics Netherlands) Proposal

Discussant: TBA


Session 4B: Inequalities in Opportunity for Income, Education and Health II

Organizer: Nicholas Rohde (Griffith University, Australia)

Chair: TBA

1. Inequality of Opportunity across European Cohorts and the Long-term Impact of Educational Policy

Philippe Van Kerm (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research and University of Luxembourg), Francesco Andreoli (University of Verona, Italy and Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research), Alessio Fusco (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research) and Iryna Kyzyma (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Dreaming of a Brighter Future? The Impact of Economic Vulnerability on University Aspirations

Barry Watson (University of New Brunswick, Canada), Nancy Kong (University of Queensland, Australia) and Shelley Phipps (Dalhousie University, Canada) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Socio-economic Inequality and Academic Match Among Post-compulsory Education Participants

Katrine Søe (Insurance and Pension Denmark) and Mille Bjork (Insurance and Pension Denmark)

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

4. Inequality in Access to Higher Education in India between the Poor and the Rich: Empirical Evidence from NSSO Data

Pradeep Choudhury (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India) and Jandhyala Tilak (Council for Social Development, India) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

5. Measuring Inequality of Opportunity Using Sampling-based Shapley Decomposition: Application to Australian Data 2002-2015

Dongjie Wu (University of Queensland, Australia), Prasada Rao (University of Queensland, Australia), KK Tang (University of Queensland, Australia), Nicholas Rohde (Griffith University, Australia) and Pravin Trivedi (University of Queensland, Australia) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

6. Effects of Pension Income on Disability Status and Trajectories: Evidence from China

Qin Gao (Columbia University, United States), Sophie Mitra (Fordham University, United States), Wei Chen (Fordham University, United States) and Yalu Zhang (Columbia University, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

Session 4C: Recent Experiences in Both Official and Academic Approaches to Measuring Poverty I

Organizer: Michael Wolfson (University of Ottawa, Canada) and Olga Cantó Sánchez (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain)

Chair: TBA

1. Exploring the Relationship between Subjective Well-being and Objective Poverty Indices: Evidence from Panel Data in South Africa

Takeshi Aida (Institute of Developing Economies, Japan) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Monitoring Progress in Multi-dimensional Poverty Reduction: A Person-focused and Inequality-sensitive Approach with Evidence from Nicaragua

José Espinoza-Delgado (University of Göttingen, Germany) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Sensitivity Analyses in Poverty Measurement: The Case of the Global Multidimensional Poverty

Nicolai Suppa (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain), Sabina Alkire (Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, UK), Usha Kanagaratnam (Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, UK) and Ricardo Nogales (Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

4. Poverty in the EU Using an Augmented Measure of Financial Resources: The Role of Assets and Debt

Sarah Kuypers (University of Antwerp, Belgium) and Ive Marx (University of Antwerp, Belgium) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

5. Updating Poverty Thresholds Over Time: Considerations and Options

Jake Schild (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States), Thesia Garner (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States) and Rob Cage (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

6. Disentangling Aporophobia from Xenophobia in Western Europe

Octasiano Valerio Mendoza (Universitat Ramon Llull, Spain), Flavio Comim (Universitat Ramon Llull, Spain) and Mihaly Borsi (Universitat Ramon Llull, Spain) Proposal

Discussant:TBA


Session 4D: Measurement in the Housing Market I

Organizers: Robert Hill (University of Graz, Austria), Thesia Garner (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States) and Alicia N. Rambaldi (University of Queensland, Australia)

Chair: TBA

1. Impact of Community Voice on Housing Supply Constraints: Case Study of Melbourne

Alicia N. Rambaldi (University of Queensland, Australia), Elena Ryan (University of Queensland, Australia) and Madeleine Tan (Victoria Government, Australia) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. The Role of Housing Wealth in the European Wealth Distributions: Analysis Based on the Household Finance and Consumption Survey

Juha Honkkila (European Central Bank) and Veli-Matti Tormalehto (European Central Bank) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Rent Divergence Within Neighborhoods

Brian Adams (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States) and Randal Verbrugge (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, United States and Conference on Research in Income and Wealth, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

4. Selection Bias and Home Price Appreciation: Revisiting Florida's Boom and Bust

Daniel Melser (Monash University, Australia) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

5. Measuring Commercial Real Estate Developments

Paul Konijn (Eurostat) and Peter Parlasca (Eurostat) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

6. Residential Property Price Indexes: Spatial Coordinates Versus Neighbourhood Dummy Variables

Chihiro Shimizu (University of Tokyo, Japan) and Erwin Diewert (University of British Columbia, Canada) Proposal

Discussant: TBA


17:30-19:00: Poster Session III

Organizer: Program Committee

    Theme 11: Recent Experiences in Both Official and Academic Approaches to Measuring Poverty

  1. Multidimensional Poverty in India: A Cross State Analysis

    Ratan Ghosal (University of Calcutta, India) Proposal

  2. Issues in Poverty Estimation in India: A Critical Review of Official Methodology

    Kanak Kanti Bagchi (University of North Bengal, India) and Dinesh Das (Bodoland University,India) Proposal

  3. Multidimensional Poverty in Ethiopia: Capturing New Health Measures Through Water Quality Measurement

    Harriet Mugera (World Bank) Proposal

  4. Measuring Economic Insecurity: An Application to Chile

    Joaquin Prieto (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK) Proposal

  5. Measuring Aporophobia

    Flavio Comim (University Ramon Llull, Spain), Mihaly Borsi (University Ramon Llull, Spain) and Octasiano Valerio (University Ramon Llull, Spain) Proposal

  6. Systematic Global Poverty Conceptualizations: Bare Bones Baskets, Super Baskets and Relative Poverty

    Michail Moatsos (Utrecht University, Netherlands) Proposal

  7. Income Poverty and Material Deprivation in the EU: How They Relate to Each Other and to a Pan-European Standard of Poverty

    Stefano Filauro (European Commission) and Petrica Badea (European Commission) Proposal

  8. Optimal Targeting for Poverty Reduction

    Paolo Verme (World Bank) Proposal

  9. Weights in Multidimensional Indices of Wellbeing: A New Approach

    Lidia Ceriani (Georgetown University, United States), Chiara Gigliarano (Universita' degli Studi dell'Insubria, Italy) and Paolo Verme (World Bank) Proposal

  10. The Gambia Census-based Poverty Map: Local Government Area Level Results

    Mawdo Gibba (Gambia Bureau of Statistics) Proposal

  11. An Estimation to Escape Absolute Poverty in India

    Balaji Murugesan (Indian Institute of Technology Madras) Proposal

  12. Measuring of Household Economy, Poverty and Well-Being in Tanzania

    Gabriel Simbila (National Bureau of Statistics, Tanzania) Proposal

  13. The Sensitivity of Income Poverty Rates to Equivalence Scale in European Countries

    Tomas Zelinsky (Czech Academy of Sciences) and Martina Mysikova (Czech Academy of Sciences) Proposal

  14. Theme 12: Measurement in the Housing Market

  15. Improving Measures of National and Regional Housing Services in the U.S. Accounts

    Dylan Rassier (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States), Bettina Aten (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States), Eric Figueroa (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) and Dirk van Duym (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) Proposal

  16. Price-rent Ratios and Expected Capital Gains: A Hedonic Spatio-temporal Approach

    Michael Scholz (University of Graz, Austria) Proposal

  17. The Consequences of Excluding Proximity to Environmental Amenities for Real Estate Taxes in Oslo

    Kristine Grimsrud (Statistics Norway) Proposal

  18. The Role of Non-labor Household Income in Shaping Intergenerational Inequality Trends in Spain

    Olga Cantó Sánchez (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain), Maria Fernandez Salgado (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain) and Dmitry Petrov (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain) Proposal

  19. The Impact of Homeownership on Wealth Inequality: A Cross-country Empirical Analysis Based on HFCS Data

    Franziska Kaiser (Humboldt University Berlin, Germany) Proposal

  20. The Impact of Real Estate Market on Household Income and Wealth

    Marta Rodríguez-Vives (European Central Bank) and Celestino Giron (European Central Bank) Proposal

  21. Estimate of Real Estate in Italian Balance Sheets

    Paola Santoro (Italian National Institute of Statistics) and Francesca Tartamella (Italian National Institute of Statistics) Proposal

  22. A SAM (Social Accounting Matrix) - Based Approach for the Study of the Real Estate Market

    Susana Santos (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal) Proposal

  23. A Comprehensive Analysis of Income, Consumption and Wealth of Households in the EU

    Orestis Tsigkas (Eurostat), Maria Kozina (Eurostat) and Francesca Tartamella (Eurostat) Proposal

  24. The Distributional Impact of Social Housing at Regional Level in Seven European Countries

    Gerlinde Verbist (University of Antwerp, Belgium) and Manos Matsaganis (Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy) Proposal

  25. Theme 13: Other

  26. How Producer and Consumer Price Statistics React on the Fourth Industrial Revolution: A Case Study in Indonesia

    Chindy Saktias Pratiwi (Statistics Indonesia) and Eni Lestariningshi (Statistics Indonesia) Proposal

  27. Decomposition of Income Inequality in France: The Role of Inflation, Income Growth, and the Monetary Policy Rate

    Edmond Berisha (Montclair State University, United States), Ram Sewak Dubey (Montclair State University, United States), Eric Olson (The University of Tulsa, United States) and Rangan Gupta (University of Pretoria, South Africa) Proposal

  28. Bipolarization Orderings

    Florent Bresson (Université Clermont Auvergne, France) and Gaston Yalonetzky (University of Leeds, UK) Proposal

  29. Income Distribution and the Fear of Crime: Evidence from Germany

    Conchita D'Ambrosio (University of Luxembourg), Michelle Acampora (University of Zurich, Switzerland) and Markus Grabka (German Institute for Economic Research) Proposal

  30. Measuring and Decomposing Household Earnings in Rural and Urban India: Evidence from Recent Data

    Ajay Sharma (Indian Institute of Management Indore), Chandrasekhar S (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India) and Karthikeya Naraparaju (Indian Institute of Management Indore) Proposal

  31. Distributional Changes in Turbulent Times: Greece 2007-2016

    Panos Tsakloglou (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece), Eirini Andriopoulou (Ministry of Finance, Greece) and Eleni Kanavitsa (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece) Proposal

  32. The Measurement and Its Inequality of Innovation Capability in China: A Provincial-Level Analysis

    Yuhan Zhu (Zhejiang Gongshang University, China) and Aiting Xu (Zhejiang Gongshang University, China) Proposal

  33. Rise or Fall in Inequality? The Dynamics of Inequality Measures

    Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay (University of London, UK) Proposal

  34. Improving Estimates of Hours Worked for U.S. Productivity Measurement

    Sabrina Pabilonia (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States), Lucy Eldridge (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States) and Jay Stewart (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States) Proposal

  35. Frontier Firms, Inefficiency and Productivity Dynamics

    Shipei Zeng (University of New South Wales, Australia) Proposal

  36. Unemployment Benefit Duration and Startup Success: Evidence from Germany

    Sebastian Camarero Garcia (University of Mannheim and Centre for European Economic Research, Germany) and Martin Murmann (University of Zurich, Germany) Proposal

  37. A Fuzzy Approach to the Measurement of Employment and Unemployment

    Alessandra Coli (University of Pisa, Italy), Bruno Cheli (University of Pisa, Italy) and Andrea Regoli (University of Naples Parthenope, Italy) Proposal

  38. On the Effects of the Minimum Wage on Employment, Formality, and the Wage Distribution

    Hugo Jales (Syracuse University, United States) and Zhengfei Yu (Tsukuba University, Japan) Proposal

  39. Low Pay and Income Poverty in the Czech Republic

    Kamila Fialova (Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic) Proposal

  40. The Urban-rural Divide in the Persistence of Poverty

    Iryna Kyzyma (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research) Proposal

  41. Pro-poor Growth with Limited Intergenerational Mobility: The Case of Overcrowding in Mexico

    Gaston Yalonetzky (University of Leeds, UK) and Suman Seth (University of Leeds, UK) Proposal

  42. Developing New Equivalence Scales for Alternative Measures of Household Income

    Dominic Webber (Office for National Statistics, UK), Sarah Amis (Office for National Statistics, UK) and Richard Tonkin (Office for National Statistics, UK) Proposal

  43. Measuring US Gross Domestic Product for Small Businesses

    Tina Highfill (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) Proposal

  44. Alternative Approaches to the Axiomatisation of National Accounting: As a Tribute to the Two Great Norwegian Figures in the World of National Accounting

    Itsuo Sakuma (Snshu University, Japan), Hiroshi Deguchi (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan) and Akira Omori (Yokohama National University, Japan) Proposal

  45. Bundled Purchases and the Inseparability of Measured Investment and Consumption: Case Studies using the Vehicle Industry

    Jon Samuels (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) and Rachel Soloveichik (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) Proposal

  46. Net Operating Surplus for Government-Owned Assets: The Case for a User-Cost Basis, and Preliminary Annual Estimates

    Brian Sliker (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) Proposal

  47. Can Tax-funded Transfer Programs Provide Income Floors in Sub-Saharan Africa? Fiscal Incidence Analysis of Alternative Policy Simulations

    Jon Jellema (Tulane University, United States), Valentina Pabon (Tulane University, Unites States) and Nora Lustig (Tulane University, United States) Proposal

  48. Redistribution in a Joint Income-wealth Perspective: A Comparison Across 17 EU Countries

    Sarah Kuypers (University of Antwerp, Belgium), Francesco Figari (University of Insubria, Italy and University of Essex, UK) and Gerlinde Verbist (University of Antwerp, Belgium) Proposal

  49. Do Intergenerational Transfers Matter More for Women’s Wealth Accumulation Patterns than for Those of Men? Evidence from Japan

    Yoko Niimi (Doshisha University, Japan) and Charles Horioka (Kobe University, Japan) Proposal

  50. Closing the Gap: How to Estimate Inter-household Data Transfers in Income Statistics.

    Tor Morten Normann (Statistics Norway), Jon Epland (Statistics Norway) and Mads Ivar Kirkeberg (Statistics Norway) Proposal

  51. Distributional Aspects of the Incidence of Food Subsidy in India

    Deepak Sethia (Indian Institute of Management) Proposal

  52. International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment: Complements or Substitutes? Empirical Evidence for India

    Samridhi Bimal (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations) Proposal

  53. Regression with an Imputed Dependent Variable

    Thomas Crossley (European University Institute, Italy), Peter Levell (Institute for Fiscal Studies, UK) and Stavros Poupakis (University of Oxford, UK) Proposal

  54. Using Information and Technology to Improve Efficacy of Welfare Programs: Evidence from a Field Experiment in India

    Upasak Das (University of Pennsylvania, United States), Amartya Paul (Centre for Development Studies, India) and Mohit Sharma (Collaborative Research and Dissemination) Proposal

  55. A Multidimensional Approach to the Measurement of Social Classes: Theory and Application to Intergenerational Class Mobility in Mexico

    Jose Lima Velazquez (Leeds University Business School, UK) and Gaston Yalonetzky (Leeds University Business School, UK) Proposal

  56. Youth Entrepreneurship Between Necessity and Opportunity: An Empirical Analysis from Palestine

    Rabeh Morrar (An-Najah National University, Palestine) Proposal

  57. Improvements of the Recording of Environmental Policy Measures

    Michael Wolf (Statistics Sweden) Proposal

  58. Hedonic Imputation with Tree-based Machine Learning Approaches

    Shipei Zeng (University of New South Wales, Australia) Proposal

  59. Do Flexible Labour Regimes Enhance Workers Well-being? An Experimental Evidence from India

    Kumar Abhishek (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India) Proposal

  60. The Relationships Between Economic Aspects of the Quality of Life and Subjective Well-being in Poland

    Anna Bienkunska (Statistics Poland) and Tomasz Piasecki (Statistics Poland) Proposal

  61. Low Interest Rates and the Real Return of Households’ Wealth in the Euro Area

    Manuel Rupprecht (Muenster School of Business, Germany) and Marc Radke (Furtwangen University, Germany) Proposal

  62. Pensions Rights, Employment and the Gender Wealth Gap

    Eva Sierminska (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research) and Markus Grabka (German Institute for Economic Research) Proposal

  63. We See Data Everywhere Except in Productivity Statistics

    Peter Goodridge (Imperial College Business School, UK), Jonathan Haskel (Imperial College Business School, UK) and Harald Edquist (Ericsson Research, Sweden) Proposal

18:30-20:00: Dinner

20:00-22:30: IARIW Members Meeting



Thursday, August 27, Morning

9:00-12:30: Concurrent Sessions 5A, 5B

Session 5A-1: The Potential and Challenges of Big Data and Other Alternative Data in the Production of Prices, National Accounts, and Measures of Economic Well-Being

Organizers: Catherine Van Rompaey (Statistics Canada), Thesia I. Garner (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States), and Mary O’Mahony (King’s College, UK)

Chair: TBA

1. Re-engineering Key National Economic Indicators

David Johnson (University of Michigan, United States), Matthew Shapiro (University of Michigan, United States), John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland, United States), Gabriel Ehrlich (University of Michigan, United States) and Ron Jarmin (United States Census Bureau) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Credit Bureau and Financial Transactions Data: Opportunities and Challenges for the Canadian Statistical Program

Catherine Van Rompaey (Statistics Canada) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. What's in a Job? Measuring Skills from Job Vacancies

Gueorguie Vassilev (Office for National Statistics, UK), Khloe Evans (Office for National Statistics, UK) and Vahe Nafilyan (Office for National Statistics, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

10:30-11:00: Break

Session 5A-2: Time Use, Welfare and GDP II

Organizer: Diane Coyle (Cambridge University, UK), Leonard Nakamura (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, United States) and Kevin Fox (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Chair: TBA

1. Creating a Feasible Platform for 21st Century Time Use Data Collection

Christopher Payne (Office for National Statistics, UK) and Gueorguie Vassilev (Office for National Statistics, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Exhaustive National Accounts from Time Budgets

Jonathan Gershuny (Centre for Time Use Reseach, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. The Invisible Homemaker – Who Values Household Work and by how Much?

Melanie Borah (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

Session 5B: TBA

Session 5B-1: Globalization and Inequality II

Organizer: Gaaitzen de Vries (University of Groningen, Netherlands) and Marcel Timmer (University of Groningen, Netherlands)

Chair: TBA

1. Wealth Inequality in the Long Run

Sonia Schifano (University of Luxembourg) and Guido Alfani (Bocconi University, Italy) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Financial Openness and Inequality

Tsvetana Spasova (University of Basel, Switzerland) and Stefan Avdjiev (Bank for International Settlements, Switzerland) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. De-routinization of Jobs and Polarization of Earnings in a Worldwide Perspective

Carsten Schröder (German Institute for Economic Research), Matteo Targa (German Institute for Economic Research) and Maximilan Wenzel (Freie University Berlin, Germany) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

10:30-11:00: Break

Session 5B-2: Human Capital

Organizer: Program Committee

Chair: TBA

1. Accumulation of Human and Market Capital in the United States: A Long View, 1948-2013

Barbara Fraumeni (Central University of Finance and Economics, China), Michael Christian (Education Analytics, United States) and Jon Samuels (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. How does Education Contribute to Productivity? A Social Infrastructure Approach Applied to the US and UK

Mary O'Mahony (King's College London, UK), Carol Corrado (The Conference Board) and Lea Samek (King's College London, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Not a Good "Public Good"? Human Capital Legacy of China's Grand Canal, 1368-2015

Xiaodong Wang (Renmin University of China) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

12:30: Start of Excursion



Friday, August 28, Morning

9:00-12:30: Concurrent Sessions 6A, 6B,6C,6D

Session 6A-1: Effects of Artificial Intelligence on Income, Education, and the Economy

Organizers: Wendy Li (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) and Sabrina Pabilonia (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Unites States)

Chair: TBA

1. Potential Impact of Artificial Intelligence on India’s Manufacturing and Services Sector

Rajat Kathuria (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations), Mansi Kedia (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations) and Richa Sekhani (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Creative Destruction: Online Platform, Data and Digital Transformation

Wendy Li (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States), Makoto Nirei (University of Tokyo, Japan and Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan) and Kazufumi Yamana (Kanagawa University, Japan) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Labor Market

Michael Webb (Stanford University, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

10:30-11:00: Break

Session 6A-2: Online Platforms, Cloud Computing, the Value of Data and Intellectual Property

Organizer: Daniel Ker (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), Wendy Li (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States), Dylan Rassier (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States), Catherine Van Rompaey (Statistics Canada)

Chair: TBA

1. Value of Data: There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch in the Digital Economy

Wendy Li (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States), Makoto Nirei (University of Tokyo, Japan and Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan) and Kazufumi Yamana (Kanagawa University, Japan) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Measurement Issues of an Online Platform in National Accounts Through the Example of rLoop

Ildiko Ritzlne Kazimir (Hungarian Central Statistical Office), Klaudia Matene Bella (Hungarian Central Statistical Office), Klara Anwar (Hungarian Central Statistical Office) and Timea Cseh (Hungarian Central Statistical Office) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. The Measurement of Online Platforms

Maarten Van Rossum (Statistics Netherlands) and Nico Heerschap (Statistics Netherlands) Proposal

Discussant: TBA


Session 6B-1: Comparing Income and Price Levels and International Income Inequality

Organizers: Robert Inklaar (University of Groningen, Netherlands) and Prasada Rao (University of Queensland, Australia)

Chair: TBA

1. Segmentation or Convergence in Eurozone Household Income Distributions? New Tools for Analyzing Multilateral Differentness in Collections of Distributions

Gordon Anderson (University of Toronto, Canada), Oliver Linton (Cambridge University, UK), Grazia Pittau (Sapienza University Rome, Italy), Joon-Jae Whang (Seoul National University, Korea) and Roberto Zelli (Seoul National University, Korea) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Regional Cost-of-Living Adjustment: A Non-parametric Matching Approach

Anastasiya Lisina (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research and University of Luxembourg) and Philippe Van Kerm (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research and University of Luxembourg) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Economic Measurement Problems, Econometric Solutions

Adam Gorajek (Reserve Bank of Australia and University of New South Wales, Australia) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

10:30-11:00: Break

Session 6B-2: Non-cognitive Skills: How Are They Formed? What Are their Returns?

Organizer: Anthony Lepinteur (University of Luxembourg) and Andrew Clark (Paris School of Economics, France)

Chair: TBA

1. Improve Children’s Non-Cognitive Skills through Parenting Training: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial among Chinese Immigrant Parents in the U.S.

Fuhua Zhai (Fordham University, United States) and Qin Gao (Columbia University, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. The Effect of Income Changes on the Accumulation of Children's Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Outcomes

Giorgia Menta (University of Luxembourg) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Making the Grade? The Cognitive and Non-cognitive Antecedents of Self-Employment

Andrew Clark (Paris School of Economics, France) and Anthony Lepinteur (Universite du Luxembourg) Proposal

Discussant: TBA


Session 6C: Inequalities in Opportunity for Income, Education and Health III

Organizer: Nicholas Rohde (Griffith University, Australia)

Chair: TBA

1. Inequality of Opportunities in Income and Wealth – Experiences from Peoples Republic of China 2002 and 2013

Bjorn Gustafsson (University of Gothenburg, Sweden), Terry Sicular (Western University London, Canada) and Xiuna Yang (China Development Research Foundation) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Measurement and Decomposition of Multidimensional Inequality of Opportunity

Sayli Javadekar (University of Geneva, Switzerland) and Jaya Krishnakumar (University of Geneva, Switzerland) Proposal

TBA

3. Do Rates of Return on Secondary Schooling Depend on Where your School was Located?

Hayal Kimhi (Hebrew University, Israel and Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research) and Dan Ben David (Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research and Tel Aviv University, Israel) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

10:30-11:00: Break

4. The Effect of Education on Equality of Opportunity in Health

Iryna Kyzyma (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

5. Marital Status and Opportunity for Health among Indian Women: Some Evidences from National Family Health Survey

Amlan Majumder (University of North Bengal, India) and Sanchari Mukherjee (University of North Bengal, India) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

6. Inequality of Opportunity and Sustainable Development: Perspectives from India

Sripad Motiram (University of Massachusetts Boston, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA


Session 6D-1: Measurement in the Housing Market II

Organizer: Robert Hill (University of Graz, Austria), Thesia Garner (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States) and Alicia N. Rambaldi (University of Queensland, Australia)

Chair: TBA

1. Evaluating the Accuracy of Homeowners’ Self-assessed Rent in Metropolitan Lima

Marco Ranzani (World Bank), Lidia Ceriani (Georgetown University, United States) and Sergio Olivieri (World Bank) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Metrics for Measuring the Performance of Machine Learning Prediction Models: An Application to the Housing Market

Miriam Steurer (University of Graz, Austria) and Robert Hill (University of Graz, Austria) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Tracking Owners' Sentiments: Subjective Home Values, Expectations and House Price Dynamics

Anthony Lepinteur (University of Luxembourg) and Sofie Waltl (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

10:30-11:00: Break

Session 6D-2: Economic Growth and Productivity with Special Emphasis on Developing Economies II

Organizer: Deb Kusum Das (University of Delhi, India), Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States), Wendy Li (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States), and Nick Oulton (London School of Economics, UK)

Chair: TBA

1. The Rise of the Service Sector in the Global Economy and Sub-Saharan Africa

Adam Szirmai (United Nations University, Netherlands), Solomon Owusu (United Nations University, Netherlands) and Neil Foster-McGregor Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. The Role of Information and Communication Technology in China's Growth and Productivity Performance from an International Perspective

Harry Wu (Peking University, China) and David Liang (Hitotsubashi University, Japan) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Intermediate Inputs, Human Capital, Intangible Assets and Economic Growth in Russia

Ilya B. Voskoboynikov (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia), Eduard Baranov (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia), Vladimir Bessonov (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia), Dmitri Piontkovski (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia) and Elena Staritsyna (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-17:30: Concurrent Sessions 7A, 7B, 7C, 7D

Session 7A-1:Recent Experiences in Both Official and Academic Approaches to Measuring Poverty II

Organizer: Michael Wolfson (University of Ottawa, Canada) and Olga Cantó Sánchez (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain)

Chair: TBA

1. Multidimensional Poverty in East Nusa Tenggara: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach

Astrid Bestari (Statistics Indonesia) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. A Fuzzy Logic Based Approach to Measure the Principle of "Leaving no one Behind" on Multidimensional Poverty

Francisca Garcia-Pardo (University of Malaga, Spain), Elena Barcena-Martin (University of Malaga, Spain) and Salvador Perez-Moreno (University of Malaga, Spain) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Measuring Multi-dimensional Vulnerability to Poverty: A Study Through Construction of Index and Decomposition of Influences with the Help of Fuzzy Logic and Artificial Intelligence

Sugata Sen (Panskura Banamali College, India) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

Session 7A-2: Inequality I

Organizer: Program Committee

Chair: TBA

1. Germany: Still a Divided Country? An Analysis using Distributional National Accounts

Theresa Neef (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany), Stefan Bach (German Institute for Economic Research) and Charlotte Bartels (German Institute for Economic Research) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Changes in Family Structure, Age Groups and Economic Inequality

Sara Ayllon (Universitat de Girona, Spain) and Olga Canto (Universidad de Alcala, Spain) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Revisiting Income Inequality in Greece: A Tale of Two Tails

Chrysa Leventi (Greek Ministry of Finance), Eirini Andriopoulou (Greek Ministry of Finance), Apostolos Fasianos (Greek Ministry of Finance), Andreas Thiemann (European Commission) and Fidel Picos (European Commission) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

Session 7B-1: Well-being

Organizer: Program Committee

Chair: TBA

1. Better Off? Comparing Distributions of Individuals’ Subjective Well-being

Stephen Jenkins (London School of Economics, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. The Role of Tax-benefit Systems in Shaping Economic Insecurity in the EU

Olga Canto (Universidad de Alcala, Spain), Carmelo Garcia-Perez (Universidad de Alcala, Spain) and Marina Romaguera-de-la-Cruz (Universidad de Alcala, Spain) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Distribution of Household Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Belgium

Petra Lévay (University of Antwerp, Belgium), Josefine Vanhille (University of Antwerp, Belgium), Gerlinde Verbist (University of Antwerp, Belgium) and Tim Goedem (University of Oxford, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

Session 7B-2: Wealth

Organizer: Program Committee

Chair: TBA

1. Analysing the Joint Distribution of Income, Consumption and Wealth in the UK Over Time

Richard Tonkin (Office for National Statistics, UK), Ozer Beha (Office for National Statistics, UK), Dominic Webber (Office for National Statistics, UK) and Carla Kidd (Office for National Statistics, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Re- Valuing Household Wealth

Edward Wolff (New York University, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Income and Wealth Volatility: Evidence from Italy and the USA in the Past Two Decades

Edward Wolff (New York University, United States), Conchita D'Ambrosio (University of Luxembourg) and Giorgia Menta (University of Luxembourg) Proposal

Discussant: TBA


Session 7C-1: National Accounts

Organizer: Program Committee

Chair: TBA

1. Experimental Account for Nonprofit Institutions Serving Households in the United States and Cross-Country Comparison

Takashi Yamashita (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Measuring Global Flow of Funds: Who-to-whom Matrix and Financial Network

Nan Zhang (Hiroshima Shudo University, Japan) Proposal

Discussant: Gabriel Quirós (International Monetary Fund)

3. Global Data Economy: Formal and “Informal” Markets for Data

Wendy Li (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

Session 7C-2: Productivity

Organizer: Program Committee

Chair: TBA

1. Prediction Intervals for Estimates of Quarterly Labor Productivity

Jay Stewart (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States), John Glaser (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States), Kendra Hathaway (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States), Peter Meyer (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States) and Jerin Varghese (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Sectoral Skills Intensity and Global Productivity Slowdown in Europe, Japan, Russia and US

Ilya Voskoboynikov (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia), Kirsten Jager (Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies) and Robert Stehrer (Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Resource Rent in Norwegian Agriculture: Perspectives on Agricultural Ecosystem Services

Lars Lindholt (Statistics Norway), Iulie Aslaksen (Statistics Norway), Per Arild Garnåsjordet (Statistics Norway), Liu Gang (Statistics Norway) and Margaret Eide Hillestad (Agri Analyse, Norway)

Discussant: TBA


Session 7D: Inequality

Organizer: Program Committee

Chair: TBA

1. Inequality Measurement for Bounded Variables

Suman Seth (University of Leeds, UK), Inaki Permanyer (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain) and Gaston Yalonetzky (University of Leeds, UK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

2. Assessing Bias in Inequality Estimates and Correction Methods using Linked Survey and Tax Data

Andrea Vigorito (Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay), Sean Higgins (Northwestern University, United States) and Nora Lustig (Tulane University, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

3. Top Income Shares and Mobility Patterns in Uruguay During 2009-2017

Andrea Vigorito (Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay), Mauricio De Rosa (Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay) and Joan Vila (Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

4. Are There Gender Differences in Intergenerational Mobility? Evidence from Russia during 1994-2018

Hai-Anh Dang (World Bank) and Kseniya Abanokova (Higher School of Economics National Research University, Russia)

Discussant: TBA

5. Distributional National Accounts (DINA) and Household Survey Data: Methodical Issues and Results for European Countries

Stefan Humer (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria), Stefan Ederer (Austrian Institute of Economic Research), Predrag Cetkovic (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria), Stefan Jestl (Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, Austria) and Emanuel List (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria & IMK) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

6. An Alternate Approach of Measuring Household Income for Parents Not Living Together

Johan Lindberg (Statistics Sweden), Hans Heggemann (Statistics Sweden) and Fredrik Carlsson (Statistics Sweden) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

19:00: Gala Dinner