IARIW 37th General Conference, Luxembourg, August 22-26, 2022

 

Preliminary Conference Programme for 37th IARIW General Conference, Luxembourg, August 22-26, 2022 (as of April 26)

The word version of the Preliminary Conference Programme is available here



Monday, August 22

14:00-20:00, Registration

18:00-20:00, Welcome Reception 



Tuesday, August 23

9:00-9:15, Opening Remarks (livestream)

Serge Allegrezza: Director General, STATEC

Kevin Fox: IARIW President

9:15-11:00, Opening Plenary Session: Trust, Well-being, and Productivity (live stream)

Chair: Tim Smeeding (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Summary of the session

1- Trust in Official Statistics across Europe: Evidence from Two Waves of Eurobarometer Using Multilevel Models

Serge Allegrezza (STATEC)- Abstract

2- Life Satisfaction and Noncognitive Skills: Effects on the Likelihood of Unemployment

Kelsey J. O’Connor (STATEC)- Abstract

3- Productivity Gains from Job Satisfaction in Europe

Chiara Peroni (STATEC), Maxime Pettinger (STATEC) and Francesco Sarracino (STATEC)- Abstract

4- From Economic Productivity to Productive Well-being

Charles-Henri DiMaria (STATEC) – Abstract

11:00-11:30, Break

11:30-12:30, Round Table on Trust, Well-being, and Productivity

Panelists:

Bart van Ark (University of Manchester and The Productivity Institute, United Kingdom)

Diane Coyle (Cambridge University, United Kingdom)

12:30-14:00, Lunch 

14:00-17:30, Concurrent Sessions 2A1-2, 2B1-2, 2C1-2, 2D1-2

Session 2AEnvironmental Accounting, Natural Capital and Productivity (livestream) 

Organizers: Bart van Ark (University of Manchester and The Productivity Institute, United Kingdom), Rebecca Riley (ESCoE and Kings College London, United Kingdom) and Matthew Agarwala (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)

Session 2A-1, Environmental Accounting, Natural Capital and Productivity I

14:00-15:30

1- IMF’s Global and Regional Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accounts

Mark de Haan (IMF), Jennifer Ribarsky (IMF), Jim Tebrake (IMF) and Achille Pegoue (IMF) –Proposal

2- Proof of Concept for a U.S. Air Emissions Physical Flows Account

Matthew Chambers (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis), Catherine Birney (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), Ben Young (Eastern Research Group, Inc., United States) and Wesley Ingwersen (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)- Proposal

3- Targeting R&D Subsidies to Clean Technologies to Address Climate Change and Boost Productivity

Ralf Martin (Imperial College London, United Kingdom) and Dennis Verhoeven (Bocconi University, Italy) – Proposal

15:30-16:00, Break 

Session 2A-2, Environmental Accounting, Natural Capital and Productivity II

16:00-17:30

4- A SNA Framework to Capture Growth in the Services of Natural Resources

Rachel Harris Soloveichik (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) – Proposal

5- Climate Protection Potential of Digital Transformation – The Role of Production Relocation

Thomas Niebel (ZEW Mannheim, Germany), Janna Axenbeck (ZEW Mannheim) and Justus Böning (ZEW Mannheim, Germany) – Proposal

6- Using Natural Capital Accounts to Integrate Environmental Change into Measures of Output and Productivity

Matthew Agarwala (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom), Josh Martin (UK ONS) and Cliodhna Taylor (UK ONS)- Proposal

Session 2B- Measuring Comprehensive Consumption and Implications for Equivalence Scales, National Accounts, Poverty, and Inequality

Organizers: Thesia Garner (BLS, United States), Diane Coyle (Cambridge University, United Kingdom) Thomas Crossley ( European University Institute, Italy), Nancy Folbre ( University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States), Dean Jolliffe ( Word Bank), Leonard Nakamura (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, United States), Sabrina Pabilonia (BLS, United States) and Paul Schreyer ( OECD)

Session 2B-1, Measuring Comprehensive Consumption and Implications for Equivalence Scales, National Accounts, Poverty, and Inequality I

14:00-15:30

1- Childcare, Household Expenditures and Consumption of Unpaid Services: Evidence from the U.S. Panel Study of Income Dynamics

Leila Gautham (University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States) and Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States)- Proposal

2- Poverty Analysis Using a Comprehensive Consumption Measure

Brett Matsumoto (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States), Jake Schild (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States)-Proposal

3- The Non-Market Production of Amicable Relationships in Shared Households

Rachel Harris Soloveichik (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States)- Proposal

15:30-16:00, Break 

Session 2B-2, Measuring Comprehensive Consumption and Implications for Equivalence Scales, National Accounts, Poverty, and Inequality II

16:00-17:30

4- Is GDP Becoming Obsolete? The Beyond GDP

Leonard Nakamura (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, United States) and Charles Hulten (University of Marylandand, United States)- Proposal

5- Household Income Based on a Broad View of Production: The Contribution of Women

Mitsuhiko Iyoda (Momoyama Gakuin University, Japan)- Proposal

6- Estimating Poverty Trends in Absence of Comparable Household Consumption Data: An Example from Nigeria

Marta Schoch (World Bank), Jonathan Lain (World Bank) and Tara Vishwanath (World Bank)- Proposal

Session 2C- New Measures of Global Comparisons in Well-Being and Sustainability

Organisers: Jorrit Zwijnenburg (OECD), Ann Lisbet Brathaug ( Statistic Norway) and Michail Moatsos ( University of Utrecht, the Netherlands)

Session 2C-1, New Measures of Global Comparisons in Well-Being and Sustainability I

14:00-15:30

 1- GDP and Welfare: Empirical Estimates of a Spectrum of Opportunity

Cliodhna Taylor (Office for National Statistics, United Kingdom), Richard Heys (Office for National Statistics, United Kingdom), Robert Bucknall (Office for National Statistics, United Kingdom) and Stephen Christie –Proposal

2- Social Sustainability, Poverty and Income Levels: An Empirical Exploration

Jose Cuesta (World Bank), Lucia Madrigal (World Bank) and Natalia Pecorari (World Bank) – Proposal

3- The Sustainability of Sustainable Development Measurement

Tingyi Liu (Economics and Management School of Wuhan University, China) and Dong Qiu (Statistics School of Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, Nanchang, China) – Proposal

15:30-16:00, Break 

Session 2C-2, New Measures of Global Comparisons in Well-Being and Sustainability II

16:00-17:30

4- Confidence Intervals and Long-run Trends in Food Prices, the Cost of Basic Needs, and Global Poverty

Michail Moatsos (Utrecht University, the Netherlands) – Proposal

5- The Impact of Social Transfers in Kind on Gender Inequality

Yafit Alfandari (Central Bureau of Statistics, Israel) – Proposal

6- Measuring Intersectional Inequality in Education in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Dario Meili (Development Economics Group ETH Zurich, Switzerland ) and Isabel Günther (Development Economics Group ETH Zurich, Switzerland) – Proposal

Session 2D: Advancing Measurement and Valuation in the System of National Accounts

Organizers: Catherine Van Rompaey (World Bank) and Peter van de Ven (OECD, retired)

 Session 2D-1, Advancing Measurement and Valuation in the System of National Accounts I

14:00-15:30

1- Research on the Value Accounting of Free Internet Service

Weiying Ping (Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, China), Yulu Zhang (Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, China) and Liangqing Luo (Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, China) – Proposal

2- New Estimates of the Value of Unpaid Household Work for Canada, 2015-2019

Amanda Sinclair (Statistics Canada) and Sandy Besporstov (Statistics Canada)- Proposal

3- Measuring the Value Contributions of Intangibles: A Data-driven Approach

Rebecca Riley (King’s College London, United Kingdom), Leonard Nakamura (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, United States) and Oleksii Romanko (King’s College London, United Kingdom)- Proposal

15:30-16:00, Break 

Session 2D-2, Advancing Measurement and Valuation in the System of National Accounts II

16:00-17:30

4- Productivity and Labor Services with Age and Vintage Adjustment of U. S. Market Hours, 1975-2013

Barbara Fraumeni (Central University of Finance and Economics, China) –Proposal

5- Does Worker’s Experience Matter for Russian Growth?

Ilya B. Voskoboynikov (HSE University, Russia), Evgenia M. Chernina (HSE University, Russia) and Vladimir E. Gimpelson (HSE University, Russia)-Proposal

6- A Sensitivity Analysis of Capital and MFP Measurement to Asset Depreciation Patterns and Initial Capital Stock Estimates

Pierre-Alain Pionnier (OECD), Belen Zinni (OECD) and Kéa Baret (OECD)- Proposal

17:45-19:00, Ruggles Lecture (livestream)

John Fernald (INSEAD and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco), Title TBC

19:00-20:30, Dinner



 Wednesday, August 24

 9:00-12:00, Plenary Session 3 (livestream)

 Session 3-1, Understanding the Child Well-Being Impacts of the Pandemic

Organizer: Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, India)

9:00-10:30

1- Impact of COVID-19 on the Welfare of Households with Children: An Overview Based on High Frequency Phone Surveys

Jose Cuesta (World Bank), Siwei Tian (World Bank), Solrun Engilbertsdottir (UNICEF), Enrique Delamonica (UNICEF), David Stewart (UNICEF), David Newhouse (UNICEF)-Proposal

2- The Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Children in Kenya

Samuel Siewers (University of Göttingen, Germany), Emma Cameron (World Bank), Antonia Delius (World Bank), Amanda Devercelli (World Bank) and Utz Pape (World Bank) – Proposal

3- Parental Engagement in Early Childhood Education During COVID-19: Learning from Structured Tech and Teacher Support Programs in Urban Maharashtra

 Nisha Pankaj Vernekar (Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, India), Karan Singhal (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad) and Aditya Narayan Rai (Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, India) – Proposal

10:30-11:00, Break

Session 3-2, Advancing Measurement and Valuation in the System of National Accounts

Organizers: Catherine Van Rompaey (World Bank) and Peter van De Ven ( OECD, retired)

 11:00-12:30

1- Free Services in the Netherlands

 Martin Van Elp (Statistics Netherlands), Nicky Kuijpers (Statistics Netherlands) and Nino Mushkudiani (Statistics Netherlands) – Proposal

2- Valuing the U.S. Data Economy Using Machine Learning and Online Job Postings

José Bayoán Santiago Calderón (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) and Dylan Grassier (Bureau of Economic Analysis, United States) – Proposal

3- New Measures of Prices for R&D

Leonard Nakamura (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, United States) – Proposal

12:30-14:00, Lunch

14:00-17:30, Concurrent Sessions 4A1-2, 4B1-2, 4C1-2, 4D1-2

Session 4A- New Developments in Poverty Measurement with a Focus on National Statistical Office Efforts (livestream) 

Organizers: Shatakshee Dhongde (Georgia Tech, United States) and Thesia Garner (BLS, United States)

Session 4A-1, New Developments in Poverty Measurement with a Focus on National Statistical Office Efforts I

14:00-15:30

1- The Role of Wealth in Measuring Poverty in Denmark

Daniel F. Gustafsson (Statistics Denmark) –Proposal

2 Measuring Objective and Subjective Aspects of Poverty. Discussion of Different Approaches and Measurement Methods Based on the Polish EU-SILC Survey.

Anna Szukielojc-Bienkunska (Statistics Poland) and Tomasz Piasecki (Statistics Poland) – Proposal

3- United States Inflation Experience across the Income Distribution

Anya Stockburger (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States)) and Joshua Klick (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States)) – Proposal

15:30-16:00, Break

Session 4A-2, New Developments in Poverty Measurement with a Focus on National Statistical Office Efforts II

16:00-17:30

4- The Measurement of Poverty of Low-wage Workers in Developed Countries; The Example of Singapore

Mavis Lim (Ministry of Manpower Singapore) – Proposal

5- The Impact of COVID-19 on Global Inequality and Poverty

Nishant Yonzan (World Bank), Daniel Gerszon Mahler (World Bank) and Christoph Lakner (World Bank) – Proposal

6- Health Insurance in a Comprehensive Consumption Measure

Brett Matsumoto (Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States)- Proposal

Session 4B- Measuring the Self-Employed, Contract Work, and Gig Workers

Organizers: Wendy Li (Moon Economics Institute, United States) and Sabrina Pabiloni ( U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Session 4B-1,  Measuring the Self-Employed, Contract Work, and Gig Workers I

14:00-15:30

 1– The Impact of Self-employed on Productivity Measurement in the Netherlands

Hugo de Bondt (Statistics Netherlands / CBS) –Proposal

2- Why are Estimates of Self-employment Hours So Volatile?

Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) and Cindy Cunningham (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics) – Proposal

3- Some Observations on the Rising Self-employment in India

Surajit Deb (Delhi University, Aryabhatta College, India) – Proposal

15:30-16:00, Break

Session 4B-2, Measuring the Self-Employed, Contract Work, and Gig Workers II

16:00-17:30

4- Development of Self-employed in Hungary Before and During COVID-19 Pandemic Related to Selected Economic Activities

Máté Mogyorósi (Hungarian Central Statistical Office), Klaudia Máténé Bella (Hungarian Central Statistical Office), Ildikó Ritzlné Kazimir (Hungarian Central Statistical Office) and Tímea Cseh (Hungarian Central Statistical Office) –Proposal

5- The Status of Self-employed, Contract, and Gig Workers in India: Some Recent Changes

Suresh Chand Aggarwal (University of Delhi, India) – Proposal

6- The Measurement of the Self-employed in Singapore

Jeremy Heng (Singapore Ministry of Manpower) –Proposal

Session 4C-1, New Measures of Global Comparisons in Well-Being and Sustainability III

Organizers: Jorrit Zwijnenburg (OECD), Ann Lisbet Brathaug (Statistic Norway) and Michail Moatsos (University of Utrecht, the Netherlands)

14:00-15:30

1-Towards Integrating SNA, SEEA and SDGs – A Simplified Excel-Based Sustainability Accounting Tool for Cities

Steivan Defilla (Tianjin University, China) – Proposal

2- Integrating Purchasing Power Parities in the World Bank’s Classification of Countries by Income Level

Catherine Van Rompaey (World Bank), Nada Hamadeh (World Bank), Eric Metreau (World Bank), Marko Rissanen (World Bank) and Mizuki Yamanaka (World Bank)- Proposal

3- Inequality in Multidimensional Well-Being in the United States

Shatakshee Dhongde (Georgia Institute of Technology, United States), Prasanta Pattanaik (University of California, United States), Riverside and Yongsheng Xu (Georgia Institute of Technology, United States) – Proposal

15:30-16:00, Break

Session 4C-2, Proposal on Big Data: Economic Value, Digital Transformation, Productivity and Policy

Organizers: Daniel Ker (UNCTAD), Wendy Li ( Moon Economics Institute, United States) and David Nguyen ( OECD)

16:00-17:30

1- Firms Going Digital: Tapping into the Potential of Data for Innovation

David Gierten (OECD), Steffen Viete (KfW Bank, Germany), Raphaela Andres (ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Germany) and Thomas Niebel (ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Germany)- Proposal

2- Economic Values of Data and Data Flow, and Global Minimum Tax

Wendy Li (Moon Economics Institute, United States) – Proposal

3– The Double Divide: The Intensity of Intangible and Investment into New Technologies in Small Firms and Their Contribution to Firm Performance

Tjaša Redek (University of Ljubljana, School of Economics and Business, Slovenia) and Eva Erjavec (University of Ljubljana, School of Economics and Business, Slovenia) – Proposal

Session 4D- Fighting Inequality and Poverty: Exploiting within and across Country Variations to Evaluate Distributive Impacts of Policy

Organizers: Petra Sauer (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research ( LISER) and Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) ) and Philippe van Kerm (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research ( LISER) and University of Luxembourg )

Session 4D-1, Fighting Inequality and Poverty: Exploiting within and across Country Variations to Evaluate Distributive Impacts of Policy I

14:00-15:30

1- Two Decades of Poverty Reduction on Canada’s Political Agendas: Are Single Parent Households and Single Adults Less Likely to Experience Poverty

Geranda Notten (Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, University of Ottawa, Canada), Fatima Tuz Zohora (University of Ottawa, Canada) and Charles Plante (Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Canada) – Proposal

2- The Impact of Social Security Wealth on the Distribution of Wealth in the European Union

Marcin Wroński (Collegium of World Economy, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland) – Proposal

3- Top Incomes, Gender Differentials and Personal Income Taxation. Recent Evidence for Uruguay

Andrea Vigorito (Instituto de Economi­a, FCEA, Universidad de la Republica ,Uruguay), Mauricio De Rosa (Instituto de Economia, FCEA, Universidad de la República, Uruguay ) and Joan Vilà (Instituto de Economia, FCEA, Universidad de la República, Uruguay) – Proposal

15:30-16:00, Break

4D-2, Fighting Inequality and Poverty: Exploiting within and across Country Variations to Evaluate Distributive Impacts of Policy II

16:00-17:30

4- Children and the Fiscal Space in Ethiopia: A Gendered CEQ Analysis

Alemayehu Ambel (World Bank) and Getachew Belete (World Bank) – Proposal

5- Transportation Subsidies and Food Insecurity in Remote Communities:  Evidence from the Food Mail Program and Nutrition North Canada

Barry Watson (University of New Brunswick, Canada),  Angela Daley (University of Maine, United States), Sujita Pandey (University of Maine, United States) and Shelley Phipps (Dalhousie University, Canada) – Proposal

6- Reconstruction of the Social Cash Transfers System in Poland and Household Well-being: 2015-2018 Evidence

Adam Szulc (Warsaw School of Economics, Poland) – Proposal

17:30-18:30, Poster Session

Theme 1, Advancing Measurement and Valuation in the System of National Accounts                                                                   

1) The Effect on US GDP of Treating Non-profit Institutions Serving Households as Market Producers

Takashi Yamashita (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis) – Proposal

Theme 3, Measuring Comprehensive Consumption and Implications for Equivalence Scales, National Accounts, Poverty, and Inequality

1) A Study on the Measurement of Purchasing Power Parity in ChinaMultilateral Index Number Systems Based on Stochastic Approach

Xiaoxi Yu (Beijing Technology and Business University, China) and Chunyun Wang (Beijing Technology and Business University, China) – Proposal

2) Measurements Issues in the SNA

Tingyi Liu (Economics and Management School of Wuhan University, China) and Dong Qiu ( Statistics School of Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, Nanchang, China) – Proposal

3) Measuring Circumstance Poverty in Portugal: Who are the Worst off?

Laman Orujova (NOVA School of Business and Economics, Portugal) – Proposal

4) The Analysis of Interval-censured Data

Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza (The World Bank), Flavia Sacco Capurro (The World Bank) and Fernando Rios-Avila (Levy Institute, United States) – Proposal

5) Objective and Subjective Aspects of Poverty Measurement in the EU

Martina Mysíková (Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences) and Tomáš Želinský (Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia)- Proposal

6) Consumption Subsidies Revisited

Itsuo Sakuma (Senshu University, Japan) – Proposal

Theme 5, New Measures of Global Comparisons in Well-Being and Sustainability

1) Measurement of Multidimensional Well-being of Women in India during 2015-16: A Household-Level Study Using National Family Health Survey Data

Anindita Sengupta (Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College, West Bengal State University, India) – Abstract

2) How is Mobile Broadband Affecting CO2 Emissions Globally?

Harald Edquist (Ericsson Research, Sweden) – Proposal

3) Measurement of Commodity Price Volatility and Terms of Trade Adjusted Economic Well-Being – A Cross Country Analysis

Ratan Kumar Ghosal (University of Calcutta, India) – Proposal

Theme 6, Natural Capital and Productivity

1) Dynamics of Cross Country Variations in the Productivity Growth and the Role of Natural Capital

Ratan Kumar GhoSal (University of Calcutta, India) and Surajit Sengupta (Bhairab Ganguly College, West Bengal State University, India) – Proposal

 Theme 7, Public Sector: Activity, Productivity, and Outcomes

1) Measuring Production and Well-being Outcomes of a Public Sector Clean Heat Subsidy Programme

Arthur Grimes (Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, New Zealand ), Caroline Fyfe ( Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, New Zealand), Shannon Minehan (Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, New Zealand) and Phoebe Taptiklis  (Motu Economic and Public Policy Research, New Zealand) – Proposal

2) Corruption in Rich and Poor Countries

Edgar Sanchez Carrera (University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy), Rosalba Rombaldoni (University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy) and Laura Lopez-Gomez (Murcia University, Spain) – Proposal

3) Public Sector Activity in Food Security: The Case of Food Corporation of India 

Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, Aryabhatta College, India) – Proposal

Theme 8, Proposal on Big Data: Economic Value, Digital Transformation, Productivity and Policy

1) COVID Resilience by Firms

Oleksii Romanko (King’s College London, United Kingdom), Mary O’Mahony (King’s College London, United Kingdom), Elodie Andrieu (King’s College London, United Kingdom) and Layla O’Kane – Proposal

Theme 10, New Developments in Poverty Measurement with a Focus on National Statistical Office Efforts

1) The Price of Poverty: The Impact of the 2017 PPPs on the International Poverty Line and Global Poverty

Samuel Kofl Tetteh-Baah (World Bank), Christoph Lakner (World Bank), Daniel Gerszon Mahler (World Bank) and Aziz Atamanov (World Bank) – Proposal

Theme 11, Fighting Inequality and Poverty: Exploiting within and across Country Variations to Evaluate Distributive Impacts of Policy

1) Inflation-Inequality Puzzle: Is It Still Apparent?

Edmond Berisha (Montclair State University, United States), Orkideh Gharehgozi (Montclair State University, United States) and Rangan Gupta (University of Pretoria, South Africa) – Proposal

2) Spatial Disequilibrium, Provincial Inequality and Individual Inequality in Urban China

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

3) Job Discrimination, Earning Inequality and Policy Action: An Empirical Study with Indian Data

Panchanan Das (University of Calcutta, India) and Sumita Biswas (University of Calcutta, India) – Proposal

4) On Decomposing the Changes in Wage Inequality in Palestine over Time

Rabeh Morrar (An-Najah National University, Palestine), Hatem Jemmali (Higher Institute of Accountancy and Administration of Enterprises, University of Manouba, Tunisia) and Fernando RIOS-AVILA (Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, United States) – Proposal

5) The Impact of Urbanization on Child Material Deprivation in Spain

Ana Moro-Egido (University of Granada, Spain) and Maria Navarro (University of Granada, Spain) – Proposal

6) Inequality of Opportunity and the Probability of Being Very Rich or Very Poor

Alessio Rebechi (Griffith University, Australia), Nicholas Rohde (Griffith University, Australia) and Gordon Anderson (University of Toronto, Canada) – Proposal

7) Assessing Multidimensional Relative Deprivation of Sub-castes in India

Chhavi Tiwari ( Ined – Institut National D’études Démographiques) – Proposal

8) Preventing the Return of Poverty in China

Liu Li Jin (School of Statistics, Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, China) and Guo Lu (School of Statistics, Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, China) – Abstract

9) Income Inequality and Political Instability

Ahliddin Malikov (Westminster International University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan ) and Behzod Alimov (Westminster International University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan ) – Proposal

10) Dynamics of Convergence in State Domestic Products among  Indian States

Achal Kumar Gaur (Banaras Hindu University, India) – Proposal

11)  The Industry Origin of China’s Inequality: An Exploration of the Impact of Government Industrial Policies on Income Distribution

Harry Wu (National School of Development, Peking University, China) and Esther Wu (National School of Development, Peking University, China) – Proposal

Theme 12, Dynamics of the Wealth Distribution around the World

1) Intergenerational Wealth Persistence in Great Britain

Ricky Kanabar (University of Bath, United Kingdom) and Paul Gregg (University of Bath, United Kingdom) – Proposal

2) Socio-economic Analysis of Distribution:  An Investigation of the Influence of Income Distribution and Returns on Capital on Wealth Formation in Different Institutional Environments

Anastasia Biermann (Statistisches Bundesamt, Destatis, Germany) – Proposal

3) Wealth Inequality, Growth and Openness – A Dynamic Panel Analysis

Panchanan Das (University of Calcutta, India) – Proposal

4) Inequality of Opportunity in Wealth – Measurement from Germany

Viola Hilbert (DIW Berlin, Germany), Daniel Graeber ( DIW Berlin, Germany) and Johannes König (DIW Berlin, Germany) – Proposal

Theme 13, Reducing Gaps between Micro and Macro Statistics on Household Income, Consumption, and Wealth in Compiling Distributional National Accounts

 1) Distribution of Household Income, Consumption and Savings

 Fernando Pineda Solís (National Accounts) – Proposal

 Theme 14, Globalization- Addressing Conceptual and Practical Measurement Issues in a Rapidly Changing World

1)  Historical Geography of the Semiconductor Industry

David Byrne (Federal Reserve Board of Governors) – Proposal

2) Measuring Global Flow of Funds: Cross-Border Country-Sectors Interconnected via ‘Who-to-whom’ Accounts

Nan Zhang (Hiroshima Shudo University, Japan) – Proposal

3) International Distributions of Net Factor Income from Abroad of Nations

Yafei Wang (Beijing Normal University, China), Dong Qiu ( Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics, China) and Chunyun Wang (Beijing Technology and Business University, China) – Proposal

4) Intangible Capital and Productivity Growth since Globalisation: A Cross Country Analysis

Surajit Sengupta ( Bhairab Ganguly College, West Bengal State University, India) and Ratan Kumar Ghosal ( University of Calcutta, India) – Abstract

Theme 15, Economic Insecurity: Measurement, Causes and Consequences

1) The Nexus between Child Labour in Agriculture and the Future of Jobs

Kingsley Kwame Gyamera Abrokwa (FAO, RAF) – Proposal

2) Economic Security for the Old-Age Population in India: Measurement across States

Surajit Deb (University of Delhi, Aryabhatta College, India) – Proposal

3) Migration, Poverty, and Well-Being in Tanzania

Gabriel Kulomba Simbila (National Bureau of Statistics) – Abstract

 Other

1) Combining Property Transaction Data with a Representative Sample to Obtain a Biased Correct Property Price Index

Alim Furkan Kalay (The University of Queensland, Australia) and Alicia N. Rambaldi (The University of Queensland, Australia) – Proposal

2) A New Method for Constructing Price Spline Surfaces

Miriam Steurer (Graz University, Austria) and Norbert Pfeifer (Graz University, Austria) – Proposal

3) The Impact of Changing GDP Accounting Conventions on Evidence for Decoupling

Gregor Semieniuk (University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States) – Proposal

4) Unemployment Transitions and the Role of Minimum Wage: From Pre-crisis to Crisis and Recovery

Eirini Andriopoulou (Council of Economic Advisors and Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece) and Alexandros Karakitsios (Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece) – Proposal

18:30-20:00, Dinner

20:00-22:30, IARIW Members Meeting (livestream)



Thursday, August 25

Plenary Session 5: Special Session to Mark the 75th Anniversary of the IARIW (livestream)

9:00-10:30, Research Progress, Challenges and the Future

1- Old Wine in New Digital Bottles: The Challenges of Measuring the Digital Economy

Diane Coyle (Cambridge University)

2- Improving the SNA: Measuring Wealth and the Treatment of Land and Natural Resources

Erwin Diewert (University of British Columbia and UNSW Sydney)

3- Economic Insecurity and the Labour Market

Andrew Clark (Paris School of Economics, CNRS)

10:30-11:00, Coffee Break

11:00-12:00, Panel Discussion

12:00-13:30, Lunch

13:30, Excursion

18:30-20:00, Dinner 



Friday, August 26

9:00-12:30, Concurrent Sessions 6A1-2, 6B1-2, 6C1-2, 6D1-2

Session 6A- Dynamics of the Wealth Distribution around the World (livestream) 

Organizers: Michail Moatsos (Utrecht University, the Netherlands and World Inequality Database) and Simon Toussaint (Utrecht University, the Netherlands and World Inequality Database)

Session 6A-1, Dynamics of the Wealth Distribution around the World I

9:00-10:30

1- Heterogenous Rates of Return on Homes and Other Real Estate: Do the Rich Do Better? Do Blacks Do Worse?

Edward N. Wolff (New York University, United States) – Proposal

2- The Business Cycle Dynamics of the Wealth Distribution

Jesse Bricker (Federal Reserve Board, United States), Kamila Sommer (Federal Reserve Board, United States), Joseph Briggs (Federal Reserve Board, United States) and Sarah Friedman (University of Chicago, United States) – Proposal

3- The Mortgage Piggy Bank, Saving Behavior and the Distribution of Wealth: Evidence from Euro Area Countries

Luís Teles Morais (Nova School of Business and Economics & European Central Bank, DG Statistics)- Proposal

10:30-11:00, Break

Session 6A-2, Dynamics of the Wealth Distribution around the World II

11:00-12:30

4- Top Wealth and Income: New Data, Methods, and Estimates for Germany

Johannes König (DIW Berlin, Germany), Christian Schluter (Aix-Marseille School of Economics, France) and Carsten Schröder (DIW Berlin, Germany) – Proposal

5- Individual Wealth Inequality: Measurement and Evidence from Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Gayatri Koolwal (World Bank), Ardina Hasanbasri  (University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, and Word Bank), Talip Kilic (World Bank) and Heather Moylan (World Bank) – Proposal

6- Wealth Survey Calibration: Imposing Consistency with Income Tax Data

Daniel Kolář (Institute of Economic Studies, India)- Proposal

Session 6B- New Developments in Poverty Measurement with a Focus on National Statistical Office Efforts

Organizers: Shatakshee Dhongde (Georgia Tech, United States) and Thesia Garner (BLS, United States)

Session 6B-1, New Developments in Poverty Measurement with a Focus on National Statistical Office Efforts III

9:00-10:30

1- Determinants of the Degree in Which Individuals are Left Behind in European Countries

Francisca García-Pardo (University of Malaga, Spain), Elena Bárcena-Martín (University of Malaga, Spain) and Salvador Pérez-Moreno (University of Malaga, Spain) – Proposal

2- Leaving No One Behind in the Digital Era: Opportunities and Challenges

Zhiyuan Ren (Zhejiang University of Finance & Economics, China) and Yuhan Zhu (Zhejiang Gongshang University, China)- Proposal

3- A Proposal to Broaden Poverty Indicators in the EU Based in Key Social Needs

Olga Cantó (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain), Luis Ayala (UNED, Spain), Rosa Martínez (URJC, Spain), Carolina Navarro (UNED, Spain) and Marina Romaguera-de-la-Cruz (UNED, Spain)- Proposal

10:30-11:00, Break

6B-2, New Developments in Poverty Measurement with a Focus on National Statistical Office Efforts IV

11:00-12:30

4- A New Inequality-sensitive Multidimensional Deprivation Index (MDI) for Dichotomous Variables

Jacques Silber (Bar-Ilan University, Israel) and Jose Espinoza-Delgado (University of Goettingen, Germany) – Proposal

5- Money, Unpaid Work and Leisure: The Challenges of Measuring Time and Income Poverty

Franziska Ellen Dorn (University of Göttingen, Germany), Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, United States)- Proposal

6- Multidimensional Hardship in the U.S. During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Shatakshee Dhongde (Georgia Institute of Technology, United States) and Brian Glassman (U.S. Census Bureau) – Proposal

Session 6C- Reducing Gaps between Micro and Macro Statistics on Household Income, Consumption, and Wealth in Compiling Distributional National Accounts

Organizers: David Johnson (University of Michigan, United States) and Jorrit Zwijnenburg ( OECD)

Session 6C-1, Reducing Gaps between Micro and Macro Statistics on Household Income, Consumption, and Wealth in Compiling Distributional National Accounts I

9:00-10:30

1- Micro Macro Alignment of Household Income and Consumption in the EU. A Case Study Comparing the Eurostat Centralized Exercise with National Distributional Results

Friderike Oehler (Eurostat), Alessandra Coli (Eurostat), Radoslav Istatkov (Eurostat), Hakam Jayyousi (Eurostat) and Orestis Tsigkas (Eurostat) – Proposal

2- Pareto Tail Estimation in the Presence of Missing Rich in Compiling Distributional National Accounts

Jorrit Zwijnenburg (OECD) and Joseph Grilli (OECD)- Proposal

3- Does Predistribution or Redistribution Account for Varying Income Inequality?

Rafael Carranza (INET Oxford and DSPI, University of Oxford, United Kingdom) and Brian Nolan (INET Oxford and DSPI, United Kingdom) – Proposal

10:30-11:00, Break

Session 6C2, Reducing Gaps between Micro and Macro Statistics on Household Income, Consumption, and Wealth in Compiling Distributional National Accounts II

11:00-12:30

4- Issues in Distributing National Income in the US

Gerald Auten (Office of Tax Analysis US Treasury Department) – Proposal

5- Wealth Dynamics of Households; Linking Micro and Macro

Ingber Roymans (Banque centrale du Luxembourg) – Proposal

6- Cashing in on Wealth: Links between Wealth and Income Inequality from the Lens of Distributional Wealth Accounts

Nina Blatnik (DG Statistics, European Central Bank), Ilja Kristian Kavonius (DG Statistics, European Central Bank) and Luís Teles Morais (DG Statistics, European Central Bank) – Proposal

Session 6D- Economic Insecurity:  Measurement, Causes and Consequences

Organizers: Anthony Lepinteur (University of Luxembourg), Nicholas Rohde (Griffiths University, Australia) and Barry Watson (University of New Brunswick, Canada)

Session 6D-1, Economic Insecurity:  Measurement, Causes and Consequences I

9:00-10:30

1- Economic Insecurity, Racial Anxiety and Right-Wing Populism

Alessio Rebechi (Griffith University, Australia) and Nicholas Rohde (Griffith University, Australia) – Proposal

2- Job Insecurity, Savings and Consumption: An Italian Experiment

Anthony Lepinteur (University of Luxembourg), Andrew Clark (Paris School of Economics – CNRS, France) and Conchita D’Ambrosio (University of Luxembourg) – Proposal

3- Money Matters: Consumption Volatility Across the Income Distribution

Jonathan Fisher (Washington Center for Equitable Growth, United States) and Bradley Hardy (Georgetown University, United States)- Proposal

10:30-11:00, Break

 Session 6D-2, Economic Insecurity:  Measurement, Causes and Consequences II

11:00-12:30

4- Measuring Economic Insecurity with a Joint Income-wealth Approach

Dmitry Petrov Dóbrikov (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain) and Marina Romaguera de la Cruz (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, UNED, Spain)- Proposal

5- Relative Measurement of Economic Security

Alessandro Gallo (University of Bologna, Italy), Silvia Pacei (University of Bologna, Italy) and Maria Rosaria Ferrante (University of Bologna, Italy) – Proposal

6- Measurement of Economic Insecurity in the European Union between 2005 and 2020

Máté Mogyorósi (Hungarian Central Statistical Office), Klaudia Máténé Bella (Hungarian Central Statistical Office), Ildikó Ritzlné Kazimir (Hungarian Central Statistical Office) and Tímea Cseh (Hungarian Central Statistical Office) – Proposal

12:30-14:00, Lunch

14:00-17:30, Concurrent Sessions 7A1-2, 7B1-2, 7C1-2, 7D1-2

Session 7A-1, Income & Wealth (livestream) 

Organizer: Program Committee

14:00-15:30

1- Redistributive Effect and the Progressivity of Taxes and Benefits: Evidence for the UK, 1977–2018

Stephen Jenkins (LSE) and Nicolas Hérault (University of Melbourne)- Proposal

2- Inequality in Annual Earnings, Volatility of Earnings, and Inequality in Lifetime Earnings in the United States, 1986-2018

Moshe Justman (Ben-Gurion University, Israel) and Hadas Stiassnie (Ben-Gurion University,  Israel)  – Proposal

3- The Value of Unpaid Child Care and Paid Employment by Gender: What are the Impacts of Low-fee Universal Childcare Program?

Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada) – Proposal

15:30-16:00, Break 

Session 7A-2, New Insights from Micro-Data and Innovative Data Sources (livestream) 

16:00-17:30  

1- Why Do Europeans Save? Micro-Evidence from the Household Finance and Consumption Survey

Charles Yuji Horioka (Kobe University, Japan) and Luigi Ventura (Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy)- Proposal

2- Understanding the Geography of Women’s Labor Market Outcomes

Joshua Merfeld (KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Republic of Korea & IZA, Germany ), David Newhouse (World Bank & IZA, Germany), Michael Weber (World Bank &  IZA, Germany) and Partha Lahiri (University of Maryland, United States)- Proposal

3- Using New Methods and Data Sources to Improve Economic Statistics

David Curran (UK Office of National Statistics) and Tony Zemaitis (The Turing Institute, United Kingdom) –Proposal

Session 7B-1, Reducing Gaps between Micro and Macro Statistics on Household Income, Consumption, and Wealth in Compiling Distributional National Accounts III

Organizers: David Johnson (University of Michigan, United States) and Jorrit Zwijnenburg (OECD)

14:00-15:30

1- Objectified Housing Sales and Rent Prices in Representative Household Surveys: The Impact on Macroeconomic Statistics

Sofie R. Waltl (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) & Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria), Denisa Naidin (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) & University of Luxembourg) and Michael H. Ziegelmeyer (Banque centrale du Luxembourg (BCL) & Munich Center for the Economics of Aging(MEA), Germany) – Proposal

2- Distributional National Accounts for Australia

Matthew Fisher-Post (Paris School of Economics, World Inequality Lab, France), Nicolas Herault (University of Melbourne, Australia) and Roger Wilkins (University of Melbourne, Australia) – Proposal

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

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

15:30-16:00, Break 

Session 7B-2, Economic Insecurity: Measurement, Causes and Consequences

Organizers: Anthony Lepinteur (University of Luxembourg), Nicholas Rohde (Griffiths University, Australia) and Barry Watson (University of New Brunswick, Canada)

16:00-17:30   

1- First Out, Last In amid COVID-19: Employment Vulnerability of Youths in Arab Countries

Vladimir Hlasny (UN ESCWA) and Shireen AlAzzawi (Santa Clara University, United States) – Proposal

2- The Double Hazard: Health Problems, Covid-19 and Economic Insecurity

Črt Kostevc (University of Ljubljana, School of Economics and Business, Slovenia) and Tjaša Redek (University of Ljubljana, School of Economics and Business, Slovenia) – Proposal

3- The Connection between Poverty and Good Health

Yafit Alfandari (Central Bureau of Statistics, Israel) and Tzilla Sade (Central Bureau of Statistics, Israel) – Proposal

Session 7C-1, Housing

Organizer: Program Committee

14:00-15:30

1- Warning:Some Transaction Prices can be Detrimental to your House Price Index

Robert J. Hill (University of Graz, Austria), Norbert Pfeifer (University of Graz, Austria), Miriam Steurer (University of Graz, Austria) and Radoslaw Trojanek (Poznań University of Economics and Business, Poland) – Proposal

2- How Do Homes Transfer Across The Income Distribution? The Role of Local Supply Constraints

Alicia N. Rambaldi (University of Queensland, Australia) and James Hansen (University of Queensland, Australia) – Proposal

3- Aging and Housing Prices

Chihiro Shimizu (The University of Tokyo, Japan), Tomoo Inoue (Seikei University, Japan), Yongheng Deng (Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States) and Kiyohiko Nishimura (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan) – Proposal

15:30-16:00, Break 

Session 7C-2, Covid-19

16:00-17:30  

1- Investigating Businesses’ Responses to COVID via Web Crawling

Charlotte Chunming Meng (National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), United Kingdom), John Forth (City University of London, United Kingdom) and Rebecca Riley (King’s College London, United Kingdom) –Proposal

2- The Effects of Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Emergency on Household Disposable Incomes

Conchita D’Ambrosio (University of Luxembourg), Andrew Clark (PSE-CNRS), Anthony Lepinteur (University of Luxembourg) and Giorgia Menta (LISER, Luxembourg) – Proposal

3- The Impact of the Pandemic on Children in Public Schools from Low-income Households

Karan Singhal (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) and Ankur Sarin (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) – Proposal

Session 7D-1, New Developments in Poverty Measurement with a Focus on National Statistical Office Efforts V

Organizers: Shatakshee Dhongde (Georgia Tech, United States) and Thesia Garner (BLS, United States)

14:00-15:30

1- China’s Urban Poor – Comparing Twice Poverty between Residents and Migrants 2013 and 2018

Bjorn A. Gustafsson (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) and Ding Sai (Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China) – Proposal

2- The Sensitivity of the Profile of Global Poverty to the Per-capita Allocation Rule

Dean Jolliffe (World Bank) and Samuel Kofi Tetteh-Baah (World Bank) – Proposal

3- Poverty Imputation in Contexts without Consumption Data: A Revisit with Further Refinements

Hai-Anh H. Dang (World Bank), Talip Kilic (World Bank), Calogero Carletto and Kseniya Abanokova( World Bank) – Proposal

15:30-16:00, Break 

Session 7D-2, Dynamics of the Wealth Distribution around the World III

Organizers: Michail Moatsos (Utrecht University, the Netherlands and World Inequality Database) and Simon Toussaint (Utrecht University, the Netherlands and World Inequality Database)

16:00-17:30   

1- Household Wealth and Its Distribution in the Netherlands, 1854–201    

Michail Moatsos (Utrecht University, the Netherlands), Simon Toussaint (Utrecht University, the Netherlands), Amaury de Vicq (Paris School of Economics, France & Groningen University, the Netherlands) and Tim van der Valk (Ministry of Finance, the Netherlands) – Proposal

2- The Sky and the Stratosphere: Concentrated Wealth in India During the ‘Lost Decade’

Rishabh Kumar (University of Massachusetts, United States) and Ishan Anand (OP Jindal University, India) – Abstract

3- Global Wealth Dynamics

Clara Martínez-Toledano (Imperial College London, United Kingdom), Thomas Blanchet (UC Berkeley, United States), Luis Bauluz (University of Bonn, Germany) and Alice Sodano (World Inequality Lab, France) – Proposal

18:30, Reception 

19:00, Farewell Dinner