BRIDGE Conference Schedule

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Time

Session

Speaker

Discussant

Paper Title

8:00 am Breakfast
8:25 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30–9:20 am Human Capital: Gene X Environment Titus Galama Norma Coe “Sources of Inequality at Birth: the Interplay Between Genes and Parental Socioeconomic Status”
9:20–10:10 am Human Capital: Gene X Environment Robel Alemu Norma Coe “Gene-Environment Interaction Effects of Cigarette Taxes on Smoking Behavior and Health Conditions of Older Adults in the United States”
10:10–10:30 am Break
10:30–11:20 am Life Cycle Behaviors I Leandro Carvalho George-Levi Gayle “Genetics, Education, and Income”
11:20 am–12:10 pm Life Cycle Behaviors I Mateo Velásquez-Giraldo George-Levi Gayle “Genetic Endowments, Income Dynamics, and Wealth Accumulation Over the Lifecycle”
12:10–1:15 pm Lunch
1:15–2:05 pm Human Capital: Nature and Nurture Victor Ronda Orazio Attanasio “The Nurture of Nature and the Nature of Nurture: How Genes and Investments Interact in the Formation of Skills”
2:05–2:55 pm Human Capital: Nature and Nurture Jonathan Beauchamp Orazio Attanasio “Nature and nurture: Evidence from molecular genetics data in Korean American adoptees”
2:55–3:20 pm Break
3:20–4:10 pm Life Cycle Behaviors II Silvia Barcellos Matthew Wiswall “The Effect of Education on the Relationship between Genetics, Early-Life Disadvantages, and Later-Life SES”
4:10–5:00 pm Life Cycle Behaviors II Richard Sias Basit Zafar “Molecular Genetics, Risk Aversion, Return Perceptions, and Stock Market Participation”

Friday, November 19, 2021

Time

Session

Speaker

Discussant

Paper Title

8:00 am Breakfast
8:30–9:20 am Intergenerational Examinations Bhash Mazumder Joseph Ferrie “Understanding Sibling Correlations in Education: Molecular Genetics and Family Background”
9:20–10:10 am Intergenerational Examinations Aldo Rustichini “Selection in Ancient DNA”
10:10–10:30 am Break
10:30–11:30 am Next Frontiers I Daniel Benjamin and David Cesarini “Frontiers in Within-Family Analysis”
11:30–11:45 am Break
11:45 am–12:15 pm Next Frontiers II Lauren Schmitz “Promises and Pitfalls of Integrating Epigenetic Data into Economic Research”
12:15–12:45 pm Next Frontiers II Patrick Turley “Challenges and directions in genomics research using diverse-ancestry samples”
12:45–1:30 pm Lunch / Depart