REMINDER: Journal of Population Economics Webinar on May 27, 2021: Presentation of a selection of the articles of the newly published Issue 3, 2021 on 16.00-18.00 CEST.

The Journal of Population Economics announces a webinar for May 27, 16:00-18:00 CEST (Maastricht/ Dutch time) to present a selection from the newly published issue 34(3)/2021. The event is supported by GLO and hosted by UNU-MERIT via Zoom. Editor-in-Chief Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and GLO) will welcome the participants. Managing Editor Michaella Vanore, (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and GLO) will guide through the event. Editor Oded Galor (Brown University and GLO), Editor Alfonso Flores-Lagunes (Syracuse University and GLO), and Managing Editor Madeline Zavodny (University of North Florida and GLO) will also attend to chair sessions. This is a unique opportunity to keep contact with fresh research and to see the researchers behind the papers.

Journal cover

The webinar will highlight a selection of the 10 articles published in issue 34(3)/2021 on Covid-19 & the Media, the Labor Market, Health and Growth. All articles are published ONLINE FIRST and are freely accessible through the links below the titles at the end of this post; those with a provided READLINK are free to read online, the others are free to download.

Open to the public. Mark your calendars. Detailed program announced until early next week. The event will be recorded. Please click the link below to join the webinar on May 27, 2021; 16:00-18:00 CEST:

Welcoming Remarks (16:00-16:15)
Michaella Vanore (Managing Editor), Klaus F. Zimmermann (Editor-in-Chief)

Session I. Chair: Oded Galor (Editor)
Lead paper (16:15-16:45)
Maxim Ananyev, Michael Poyker & Yuan Tian: The safest time to fly: pandemic response in the era of Fox News
Growth (16:45-17:00)
Maja Pedersen, Claudia Riani & Paul Sharp: Malthus in preindustrial Northern Italy?

Session II. Chair: Alfonso Flores-Lagunes (Editor)
Health (17:00-17:30)
Thomas Hofmarcher: The effect of paid vacation on health: evidence from Sweden
Benjamin Artz, Colin P. Green & John S. Heywood: Does performance pay increase alcohol and drug use?

Session III. Chair: Madeline Zavodny (Managing Editor)
Labor (17:30-18:00)
Elena Del Rey, Andreas Kyriacou & José I. Silva: Maternity leave and female labor force participation: evidence from 159 countries.
Rita Pető & Balázs Reizer: Gender differences in the skill content of jobs.

Note: Authors in BOLD are presenting.

The involved editors from the left: Michaella Vanore, Klaus F. Zimmermann, Oded Galor, Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, and Madeline Zavodny.


Lead article

Labor Market




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