36th Annual Virtual General Conference Preliminary Program, Oslo, Norway, August 23-27th

Program as of May 12th
All times are local time in Norway
note: a PDF version of the program is available here

 

August 17 – 20, 2021

Pre-conference SNA training session given by Brent Moulton (four hours per day)

Monday, August 23

 

2PM- 4PM CEST: Opening plenary organized by Statistics Norway
4PM-4:30 PM CEST: Break
4:30PM- 6:30 PM CEST: Second Plenary

 

IARIW Plenary Session: New Developments in Economic Measurement
  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

  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

  1. Wealth Inequality in the Long Run

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

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

6:45- 8:00 CEST Ruggles Lecture: Katharine Abraham, University of Maryland “Big Data for 21st Century Economic Statistics”

Tuesday, August 24

 

2PM- 4PM CEST (Tuesday): Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: 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. The Ambiguous Image of Exports as Major Driver of Dutch Economic Growth

Khee Fung Wong (Statistics Netherlands) Proposal

Discussant: Sanjiv Mahajan (Office for National Statistics, UK)

  1. Norwegian Enterprises 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: Jennifer Ribarsky (International Monetary Fund)

  1. Accounting for Intangibles

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

Discussant: Marshall Reinsdorf (International Monetary Fund)

  1. 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

Discussant: TBA

Session 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

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

Chair: TBA

  1. 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

Discussant: TBA

  1. Cloud Computing and Productivity of the UK Economy

Oleksii Romanko (Kings College London, UK) Proposal

Discussant: Rebecca Riley

  1. 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: Lea Samek (OECD)

  1. Hedonic Imputation with Tree-based Decision Approaches

Shipei Zeng (Shenzhen Research Institute of Big Data, China and University of New South Wales, Australia) Proposal

Discussant: Lea Samek (OECD)

Session 3: 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

  1. 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

  1. 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

Session 4: Globalization and Inequality I

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

Chair: TBA

  1. 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

  1. 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

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

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

Discussant: TBA

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

Oscar Lemmers (Statistics Netherlands) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

 

4:00 PM-4:30 PM CEST: Break
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM CEST: Concurrent Sessions
Session 5: Time Use, Welfare and GDP II

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. Leisure-enhancing Technological Change

Lukasz Rachel (Bank of England) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

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

Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, India) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

  1. The Effect of Changes in the Terms of Trade on GDP and Welfare: a Divisia Approach to the SNA

Discussant: TBA

Nicholas Oulton (London School of Economics, UK) Paper

  1. 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

Discussant: TBA

Session 6: Globalization and Inequality II

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

Chair: TBA

  1. Financial Openness and Inequality

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

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

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

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

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

Discussant: TBA

Session 7: 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)

  1. Productivity Growth and Global Slowdown: Insights from Transition, Emerging and Advanced Economies

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

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

  1. Productivity Convergence Across Sectors

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

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

Session 8: The 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

  1. Online Platforms’ Creative “Disruption” in Organizational Capital — The Accumulated Information of the Firm

Wendy Li (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States), P.J. Chi (University of California, Los Angeles) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

Wednesday, August 25:

 

2 PM – 4PM CEST: Concurrent Sessions
Session 9: Economic Growth and Productivity with Special Emphasis on Developing Economies II

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)

  1. 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

  1. 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

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

Session 10: 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 (World Bank)

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: Daniel Ker

  1. 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

  1. The Measurement of Online Platforms

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

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

Discussant: TBA

Session 11: 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. The Effect of Income Changes on the Accumulation of Children’s Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Outcomes

Giorgia Menta (University of Luxembourg) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

  1. 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)

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

Discussant: TBA

Session 12: 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

  1. Regional Cost-of-Living Adjustments Without Price Data: 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

  1. Economic Measurement Problems, Econometric Solutions

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

Discussant: TBA

  1. The Geography of Income Inequalities in OECD Countries – Evidence from National Register Data

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

Discussant: TBA

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM CEST:  Break
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM CEST: Concurrent Sessions

 

Session 13: 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

  1. 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

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

Rafael Carranza (London School of Economics, UK) Proposal

Discussant: 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

Session 14: 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: Thesia Garner

  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: Franziska Kaiser

  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: Sofie Waltl

  1. 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: Michael Scholz

  1. 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: Miriam Steurer

Session 15: Recent Experiences in Both Official and Academic Approaches to Measuring Poverty 

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

Chair: TBA

  1. 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

  1. 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

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

Astrid Bestari (Statistics Indonesia) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

Session 16: Human Capital and Wealth

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

  1. 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

  1. Are Married Women Really Wealthier than Unmarried Women? Evidence from Japan

Yoko Niimi (Doshisha University, Japan)  Proposal

Discussant: TBA

  1. Health, Human Capital and Economic Growth

Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

Thursday, August 26:

 

2 PM – 4PM CEST: Concurrent Sessions

Session 17: Inequalities in Opportunity for Income, Education and Health II

Organizer: Nicholas Rohde (Griffith University, Australia)

Chair: TBA

  1. 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

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

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

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

  1. Inequality of Opportunities in Household Income, China 2002 – 2018

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

Discussant: TBA

Session 18: Recent Experiences in Both Official and Academic Approaches to Measuring Poverty

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

Chair: TBA

  1. 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

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

Harriet Mugera (World Bank)Proposal 

Discussant: TBA

  1. Measuring Economic Insecurity: An Application to Chile 

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

Discussant: TBA

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

Michail Moatsos (Utrecht University, Netherlands) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

Session 19: Measurement in the Housing Market II

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

Chair: Alicia Rambaldi

  1. 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: Robert Hill

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

Michael Scholz (University of Graz, Austria) Proposal

Discussant: Brian Adams

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

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

Discussant: Chihiro Shimizu

  1. Measuring Commercial Real Estate Developments

Paul Konijn (Eurostat), Peter Parlasca (Eurostat), Renata Rechnio (Eurostat) Proposal

Discussant: Alicia Rambaldi

Session 20: 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

  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

  1. 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

  1. 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

 

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM CEST: Break
 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM (Thursday): Concurrent Sessions

 

Session 21: Inequalities in Opportunity for Income, Education and Health III

Organizer: Nicholas Rohde (Griffith University, Australia)

Chair: TBA

  1. Measurement and Decomposition of Multidimensional Inequality of Opportunity

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

Discussant: TBA

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

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

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

Discussant: TBA

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

Stefano Filauro (European Commission) and Ralitsa Donkova (Inner City Fund (ICF), USA) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

Session 22: Inequality II

Organizer: Program Committee

Chair: TBA

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. 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 Antonio de Nebrija, Spain) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

Session 23: National Accounts

Organizer: Program Committee

Chair: TBA

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

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

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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)

  1. The Data Economy: Market Size and Global Trade

Diane Coyle (University of Cambridge) and Wendy Li (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

  1. 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

Discussant: TBA

Session 24: 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

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. Frontier Firms, Inefficiency and Productivity Dynamics

Shipei Zeng (Shenzhen Research Institute of Big Data, China and University of New South Wales, Australia) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

Poster Papers:

 

Theme 1: Globalization, Trade in Services and Intangibles: Conceptual Challenges and Measurement Issues
  1. Reclaiming Relevance of the SNA Core

Michael Osterwald-Lenum (Statistics Denmark) Proposal

Theme 3: Time Use, Welfare and GDP
  1. Economic Reforms, Growth and Time Poverty in India

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

  1. 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

Theme 4: Globalization and Inequality
  1. Trade Openness and Income Disparity across Indian States

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

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

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

  1. Comparison of Equality and Levels of Wellbeing across the Former USSR Countries Pre and Post DissolutionProposal

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

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

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

  1. 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

  1. Employment Composition and Labour Earnings Inequality within EU Countries

David Martinez Turegano (European Commission) Proposal

Theme 5: Economic Growth and Productivity with Special Emphasis on Developing Economies
  1.  Manufacturing Renaissance? Industrialization Trends in the Developing World

Hagen Kruse (GGDC, University of Groningen), Emmanuel Mensah  (GGDC, University of Groningen), Kunal Sen (UNU WIDER), and Gaaitzen de Vries (GGDC, University of Groningen) Proposal

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. The Sustainability of the Process of Convergence in Poland

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

  1. Sectoral Purchasing Power Parities for Latin American Economies

Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada) and André Hofman (Usach-LAKLEMS) Proposal

Theme 8: Non-cognitive Skills: How Are They Formed? What Are their Returns?
  1. Non-Cognitive Skills and Employability: Evidence from the States of India

Srijata Deb (Ashoka University, India) Proposal

Theme 9: Comparing Income and Price Levels and International Income Inequality
  1. 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 (Beijing Normal University at Zhuhai, China)  Proposal

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

Michail Moatsos (Utrecht University, Netherlands) Proposal

Theme 10: Inequalities in Opportunity for Income, Education and Health
  1. Inequality of Opportunity and Growth in India: A Dynamic Panel Estimation by Using New Measurement Methodology

Panchanan Das (University of Calcutta, India) Proposal

  1. 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

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

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

Theme 11: Recent Experiences in Both Official and Academic Approaches to Measuring Poverty
  1. 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

  1. An Estimation to Escape Absolute Poverty in India

Balaji Murugesan (Indian Institute of Technology Madras) Proposal

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

Gabriel Simbila (National Bureau of Statistics, Tanzania) Proposal

25. 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

Theme 12: Measurement in the Housing Market 

26. 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

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

Franziska Kaiser (HEC Lausanne, Switzerland) Proposal

28. Estimate of Real Estate in Italian Balance Sheets

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

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

Susana Santos (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal) Proposal

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

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

Theme 13: Other 

31. Bipolarization Orderings

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

32. 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

33. 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

34. Low Pay and Income Poverty in the Czech Republic

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

35. 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

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

Ellen Clowser (Office for National Statistics, UK), and Andrew Banks (Office for National Statistics, UK) Proposal

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

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

38. Are Budget Neutral Income Floors Fiscally Viable in Sub-Saharan Africa?

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

39. 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

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

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

41. 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

42. 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

43. 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

44. 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

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

Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay (University of London, UK) Proposal

8:00 PM -10 PM CEST: Meeting of the Editorial Board of the Review of Income and Wealth (by invitation)

 

Friday, August 27

 

2PM- 4PM CEST: Members Meeting
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM CEST: Break
4:30 PM-6:30 PM CEST: Council Meeting (by invitation)