Thursday, April 19
1:00pm Welcome by WIGI-faculty
Setting the Stage: How Time Is Used
1:15 – 1:45pm "It’s About Time: Gender, Parenthood and Time Allocation"
Maria Stanfors, Professor, Department of Economics, Lund University, Sweden.
1:45 – 2:15pm "Out of Time: Resilience in Nonstandard Schedules"
Melinda Mills, Nuffield Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
2:15 – 2:45pm Q&A
2:45 – 3:15pm Break
Identifying Impacts: Family and Work
3:15 – 3:45pm "Children’s and Adolescents’ Time Use in Spain: Do Mothers’ and Fathers’ Work Schedules Matter?"
Pablo Gracia, Assistant Professor of Sociolgoy, Department of Sociology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
3:45 – 4:15pm "A Stalled Revolution for Whom? Change in Women’s Labor Force Participation, 1988–2015"
Jennifer Hook, Associate Professor of Sociology, Spatial Sciences and Gender Studies, Department of Sociology, University of Southern California.
4:15 – 5:00pm Q&A and Discussion led by WIGI faculty
5:00 – 6:15pm Reception
Friday, April 20
8:30am Continental breakfast
9:00 – 9:15am Introduction by WIGi faculty
Addressing the Problem: Public Policy
9:15 – 9:50am "Parental Leave Policies in OECD Countries: An Overview"
Monika Queisser, Head, Division of Social Policy, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, France.
9:50 – 10:00am Q&A led by Claudia Olivetti, Professor, Department of Economics, Boston College.
10:00 – 10:15am Break
10:15 – 10:50am "Emerging Evidence on the Impacts of Paid Family Leave on Workers, Families, and Employers"
Maya Rossin-Slater, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine.
10:50 – 11:25am "A Parental Leave Policy for the United States"
Christopher Ruhm, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Department of Economics, University of Virginia.
11:25 – 11:50am Q&A led by Claudia Olivetti, Professor, Department of Economics, Boston College.
11:40 – 12:00pm Wrap-up remarks by Claudia Olivetti
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch break
Addressing the Problem: Organizations
1:00 – 1:35pm "Flexible Working Arrangements in Europe"
Olivier Thevenon, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, France.
1:35 – 1:45pm Q&A led by Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
1:45 – 2:00pm Break
2:00 – 2:35pm “Valuing Alternative Work Arrangements”
Amanda Pallais, Paul Sack Associate Professor of Political Economy and Social Studies, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
2:35 – 3:10pm "Redesigning Professional Work: Highlights from the Work, Family & Health Network"
Erin Kelly, Sloan Distinguished Professor of Work and Organization Studies, MIT Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
3:10 – 3:40pm Q&A led by Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.
3:40 – 4:00pm Wrap-up remarks by Claudia Goldin and WIGi faculty