Session 38:
Inequality and Labor Markets in Comparative Perspective

Thursday, May 1
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
5th Floor

Discussant: Theodore P. Gerber, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chair: Eric V. Edmonds, Dartmouth College

  1. Inequality in the Risk of Job Loss: Is It Explained by Human Capital or Structural Factors?Anna Baranowska-Rataj, UmeƄ University; Iga Magda, Warsaw School of Economics

  2. Gender-Based Wage Differentials in India: Evidence Using a Matching Comparisons PerspectiveTushar Agrawal, National Council of Applied Economic Research

  3. Feeling Good about the Iron Rice Bowl: Economic Sectors and Happiness in Post-Reform Urban ChinaJia Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  4. Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty and Inequality: Evidence and Simulations from Four Developing CountriesJere Behrman, University of Pennsylvania; Ben Crookston, Brigham Young University; Kirk Dearden, Boston University; Le Thuc Duc, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS); Lia Fernald, University of California, Berkeley; Subha Mani, Fordham University; Whitney Schott, University of Pennsylvania; Aryeh D. Stein, Emory University

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