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FRDB Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti

fRDB Fellows and Affiliates Workshop

Seventh Edition, Ancona

26 May 2017


Sala Consiglio
Economics Dept. "Giorgio Fuà"
Università Politecnica delle Marche
Piazzale R. Martelli 8, 60121 Ancona


Morning Session


Chair: Gaetano Basso (Bank of Italy and fRDB)


09:30-10:20 The Effect of Serfdom on Labor Markets

Presenter: Battista Severgnini (Copenhagen Business School and fRDB)
Discussant: Simone Ferro (Queen Mary University of London and fRDB)


10:20-11:10 Employment Effects and Welfare Consequences of Short-Time Work Programs

Presenter: Giulia Giupponi (London School of Economics and fRDB)
Discussant: Giovanna Labartino (Confindustria and fRDB)


11:10-11:30 COFFEE BREAK


11:30-12:20 Wages, Pensions and Public Employees’ Retirement Decisions

Presenter: Barbara Biasi (Stanford University and fRDB)
Discussant: Michele Pellizzari (University of Geneva and fRDB)


12:20-13:10 The Labour Supply and Care Supply of Informal Carers: Impacts of the Financial Support for Long-term Elderly Care

Presenter:  Matteo Picchio (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
Discussant: Vittorio Bassi (University College London and fRDB)


13:10-14:40 LUNCH


Afternoon session


Chair: Marta De Philippis (Bank of Italy and fRDB)


14:40-15:30 A Test of Media Capture by Using Unsupervised Techniques: Evidence from Berlusconi’s Italy

Presenter:  Alessandro Vecchiato (New York University and fRDB)
Discussant: Paolo Pinotti (fRDB and Università Bocconi)


15:30-16:20 Minority Salience and Political Extremism

Presenter: Tommaso Colussi (IZA and fRDB)
Discussant: Giacomo De Giorgi (University of Geneva and fRDB)


16:20-16:40 COFFEE BREAK


16:40-17:30 “Teaching to Teach” Literacy

Presenter:  Martina Viarengo (Graduate Institute Geneva and fRDB)
Discussant: Giulia Tagliaferri (Queen Mary University of London and fRDB)