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    Conference on Skills, Education and Labor Market Outcomes Employment, Productivity and Skills Network (UMD, IADB, WB)


    Samuel Riggs Alumni Center. University of Maryland, College Park, MD

    Start Time

    2013-05-02 08:30:00

    End Time

    2013-05-03 13:00:00


    DAY 1: Thursday May 2nd 2013

    8:30am-9:30am AM - Continental Breakfast
    9:30-10:20 - "The Impact of a Professional-technical Training Program for Childcare Providers on Children’s Well-being" by Raquel Bernal
    10:30-11:20 - "Statistical Discrimination, Employer Learning and College Quality in the Chilean Labor Market" by Paola Bordon
    11:30-12:20 - "Bullying, Cybercrime and Happiness, The role of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills" by Miguel Sarzosa
    2:00-2:50 - "Do Conditional Cash Transfer Programs Improve Work and Earnings among its Youth Beneficiaries? Evidence after a Decade of a Mexican Cash Transfer Program" by Susan Parker, Luis Rubalcava, and Graciela Teruel
    3:00-3:50 - "Richer but More Unequal? Nutrition and Caste Groups" by Maria E. Canon and Florencia Lopez-Boo
    4:00-4:50 - "Does Perseverance Pay as Much as Being Smart?: The Returns to Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills in Urban Peru" by Juan Diaz, Omar Arias, David Tudela

    DAY 2: Friday May 3 2013

    8:30am-9:30am - Continental Breakfast
    9:30-10:20 - "Inequality of Opportunities and The Role of School in Skill Formation" by Igor Freguglia, Ricardo da Procopi, and Flavia Chein
    10:20-11:10 - "Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills and Wages: The role of latent abilities on the gender wage gap in Peru" by Pablo Lavado, Luciana Valverde, Gustavo Yamada
    11:20-12:10 - "Beyond Smart and Sociable: Rethinking Occupational Decisions and Outcomes" by Maria Prada 12:10-1:00 - "Do training programs for the youth work? Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Argentina" by Maria L. Alzua, Guillermo Cruces, and Carolina Lopez

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