IARIW 36th General Conference, Oslo, Norway, August 16-20, 2021

Conference Programme (Preliminary Version) as of January 18, 2021.

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

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

      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

      1. Reclaiming Relevance of the SNA Core

Michael Osterwald-Lenum (Statistics Denmark) Proposal

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

      1. 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

      1. Cloud Computing and Productivity of the UK Economy

Oleksii Romanko (Kings College London, UK) Proposal

      1. Consumption Heterogeneity: Micro Drivers and Macro Implications

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

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

Minki Hong (Korea Labor Institute) Proposal

      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

Theme 3: Time Use, Welfare and GDP

      1. 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

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

Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, India) Proposal

      1. 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

      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

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

Martha Tovar Soria (International Monetary Fund) Proposal

      1. Economic Reforms, Growth and Time Poverty in India

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

      1. The effect of changes in the terms of trade on GDP and welfare: a Divisia approach to the SNA

Nicholas Oulton (London School of Economics, UK) Paper

      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

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

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

Theme 4: Globalization and Inequality

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

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

      1. Trade Openness and Income Disparity across Indian States

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

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

Stefan Pahl (University of Groningen, Netherlands) Proposal

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

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

      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

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

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

Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, India) 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. How does Globalization affect Inequality within and across Countries?

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

      1. 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

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

Phuc Phan (Can Tho University, Vietnam) 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. “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

      1. Premature Deindustrialization? A Reappraisal

Gaaitzen de Vries (University of Groningen, Netherlands) Proposal

      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

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

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

      1. Health, Human Capital and Economic Growth

Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada) 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. 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

      1. Growth Accounting and Welfare Improvement

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

      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

      1. 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

      1. 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: Camille Gonseth (Swiss Federal Statistical Office)

      1. 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: Sanjiv Mahajan (Office for National Statistics, UK)

      1. 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: Dylan Rassier (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States)

15:30-16:00: Break

      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 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: 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)

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

      1. Accounting for Free Digital Services and Household Production – The Facebook Example

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

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

      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

      1. Leisure-enhancing Technological Change

Lukasz Rachel (Bank of England) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

15:30-16:00: Break

      1. 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

      1. Productivity Convergence Across Sectors

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

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

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

Lei Tian (Renmin University of China) 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

15:30-16:00: Break

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

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

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

“Big Data for 21st Century Economic Statistics”

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

Wednesday, August 18, Morning

9:00-12:30: Session 3 (Plenary): TO BE ANNOUNCED

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

      1. 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

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

      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

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

      1. 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

      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

      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)

      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 (Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China) Proposal

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

Philipp Poppitz (University of Oldenburg, Germany) Proposal

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

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

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

Chen Liang (Chongqing University, China) Proposal

      1. Poverty, Productivity and International Comparisons

Donald Roy (Unaffiliated) 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. Economic Development, Regional Integration and Spatial Inequality of Opportunity

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

      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

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

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

      1. 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

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

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. An Approach of the Inequality of Opportunities of Mexico

Martha Tovar Soria (International Monetary Fund) Proposal

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

Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, India) Proposal

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

15:30-16:00: Break

      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 (Statistics Canada and Export Development Canada), 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

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

      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. 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

      1. 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

      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. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

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

      1. 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

      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: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

      1. Selection Bias and Home Price Appreciation: Revisiting Florida’s Boom and Bust

Daniel Melser (Monash University, Australia) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

      1. Measuring Commercial Real Estate Developments

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

Discussant: TBA

      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: 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

      1. 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

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

Harriet Mugera (World Bank) Proposal

      1. Measuring Economic Insecurity: An Application to Chile

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

      1. Measuring Aporophobia

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

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

Michail Moatsos (Utrecht University, Netherlands) Proposal

      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. Optimal Targeting for Poverty Reduction

Paolo Verme (World Bank) Proposal

      1. 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

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

Mawdo Gibba (Gambia Bureau of Statistics) 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

Michael Scholz (University of Graz, Austria) Proposal

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

Kristine Grimsrud (Statistics Norway) Proposal

      1. 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

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

Franziska Kaiser (Humboldt University Berlin, Germany) Proposal

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

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

      1. Estimate of Real Estate in Italian Balance Sheets

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

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

Susana Santos (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal) Proposal

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

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

      1. 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

Theme 13: Other

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. Bipolarization Orderings

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay (University of London, UK) Proposal

      1. 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

      1. Frontier Firms, Inefficiency and Productivity Dynamics

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. Low Pay and Income Poverty in the Czech Republic

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

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

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. Measuring US Gross Domestic Product for Small Businesses

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

      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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

Yoko Niimi (Doshisha University, Japan)  Proposal

      1. 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

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

Deepak Sethia (Indian Institute of Management) Proposal

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

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

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

      1. Improvements of the Recording of Environmental Policy Measures

Michael Wolf (Statistics Sweden) Proposal

      1. Hedonic Imputation with Tree-based Machine Learning Approaches

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

      1. 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

      1. Household wealth: low-yielding and poorly structured?

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

      1. 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

      1. 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 19, 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

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

Catherine Van Rompaey (Statistics Canada) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

      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: 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

      1. Exhaustive National Accounts from Time Budgets

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

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

      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

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

      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

      1. 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 20, 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

      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

      1. 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

      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

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

      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

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

      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

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

      1. Measurement and Decomposition of Multidimensional Inequality of Opportunity

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

TBA

10:30-11:00: Break

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

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

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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: 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

      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

      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

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

      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

      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

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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 de Alcala, Spain) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

      1. Re- Valuing Household Wealth

Edward Wolff (New York University, 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

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

      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

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

      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

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

      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

15:30-16:00: Break

      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

19:00: Gala Dinner

Conference Programme (Preliminary Version) as of April 20, 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

14:00-17:30: 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

      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

      1. Reclaiming Relevance of the SNA Core

Michael Osterwald-Lenum (Statistics Denmark) Proposal

      1. 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

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

      1. 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

      1. Cloud Computing and Productivity of the UK Economy

Oleksii Romanko (Kings College London, UK) Proposal

      1. Consumption Heterogeneity: Micro Drivers and Macro Implications

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

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

Minki Hong (Korea Labor Institute) Proposal

      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

Theme 3: Time Use, Welfare and GDP

      1. 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

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

Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, India) Proposal

      1. 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

      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

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

Martha Tovar Soria (International Monetary Fund) Proposal

      1. Economic Reforms, Growth and Time Poverty in India

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

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

Nicholas Oulton (London School of Economics, UK) 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

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

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

Theme 4: Globalization and Inequality

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

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

      1. Trade Openness and Income Disparity across Indian States

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

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

Stefan Pahl (University of Groningen, Netherlands) Proposal

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

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

      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

      1. 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

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

Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, India) 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. How does Globalization affect Inequality within and across Countries?

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

      1. 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

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

Phuc Phan (Can Tho University, Vietnam) 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. “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

      1. Premature Deindustrialization? A Reappraisal

Gaaitzen de Vries (University of Groningen, Netherlands) Proposal

      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

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

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

      1. Health, Human Capital and Economic Growth

Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada) 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. 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

      1. Growth Accounting and Welfare Improvement

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

      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

      1. 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

      1. 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: Camille Gonseth (Swiss Federal Statistical Office)

      1. 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: Sanjiv Mahajan (Office for National Statistics, UK)

      1. 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: Dylan Rassier (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States)

15:30-16:00: Break

      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 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: 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)

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

      1. Accounting for Free Digital Services and Household Production – The Facebook Example

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

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

      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

      1. Leisure-enhancing Technological Change

Lukasz Rachel (Bank of England) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

15:30-16:00: Break

      1. 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

      1. Productivity Convergence Across Sectors

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

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

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

Lei Tian (Renmin University of China) 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

15:30-16:00: Break

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

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

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

“Big Data for 21st Century Economic Statistics”

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)

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

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

      1. Well-being Indicators of Health and Social Conditions

Dylan Rassier (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States)

      1. Accounts for the Environment and Sustainability

Mark de Haan (Statistics Netherlands)

Discussant: Katharine 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)

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

      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

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

      1. 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

      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

      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)

      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 (Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, China) Proposal

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

Philipp Poppitz (University of Oldenburg, Germany) Proposal

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

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

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

Chen Liang (Chongqing University, China) Proposal

      1. Poverty, Productivity and International Comparisons

Donald Roy (Unaffiliated) 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. Economic Development, Regional Integration and Spatial Inequality of Opportunity

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

      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

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

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

      1. 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

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

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. An Approach of the Inequality of Opportunities of Mexico

Martha Tovar Soria (International Monetary Fund) Proposal

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

Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, India) Proposal

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

15:30-16:00: Break

      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 (Statistics Canada and Export Development Canada), 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

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

      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. 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

      1. 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

      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. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

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

      1. 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

      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: TBA

15:30-16:00: Break

      1. Selection Bias and Home Price Appreciation: Revisiting Florida’s Boom and Bust

Daniel Melser (Monash University, Australia) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

      1. Measuring Commercial Real Estate Developments

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

Discussant: TBA

      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: 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

      1. 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

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

Harriet Mugera (World Bank) Proposal

      1. Measuring Economic Insecurity: An Application to Chile

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

      1. Measuring Aporophobia

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

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

Michail Moatsos (Utrecht University, Netherlands) Proposal

      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. Optimal Targeting for Poverty Reduction

Paolo Verme (World Bank) Proposal

      1. 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

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

Mawdo Gibba (Gambia Bureau of Statistics) 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

Michael Scholz (University of Graz, Austria) Proposal

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

Kristine Grimsrud (Statistics Norway) Proposal

      1. 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

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

Franziska Kaiser (Humboldt University Berlin, Germany) Proposal

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

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

      1. Estimate of Real Estate in Italian Balance Sheets

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

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

Susana Santos (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal) Proposal

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

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

      1. 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

Theme 13: Other

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. Bipolarization Orderings

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay (University of London, UK) Proposal

      1. 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

      1. Frontier Firms, Inefficiency and Productivity Dynamics

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. Low Pay and Income Poverty in the Czech Republic

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

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

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. Measuring US Gross Domestic Product for Small Businesses

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

      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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

Deepak Sethia (Indian Institute of Management) Proposal

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

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

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

      1. Improvements of the Recording of Environmental Policy Measures

Michael Wolf (Statistics Sweden) Proposal

      1. Hedonic Imputation with Tree-based Machine Learning Approaches

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

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

Catherine Van Rompaey (Statistics Canada) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

      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: 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

      1. Exhaustive National Accounts from Time Budgets

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

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

      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

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

      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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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

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

      1. Measurement and Decomposition of Multidimensional Inequality of Opportunity

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

TBA

10:30-11:00: Break

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

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

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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: 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

      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

      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

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

      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

      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

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

      1. 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

      1. 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

      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 de Alcala, Spain) Proposal

Discussant: TBA

      1. 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

      1. Re- Valuing Household Wealth

Edward Wolff (New York University, 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

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

      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. 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

      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

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

      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

15:30-16:00: Break

      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

19:00: Gala Dinner