Income Dynamics and the Family

The Barcelona GSE Summer Forum Workshop on Income Dynamics and the Family will run for 2 days and will take place online on June 10-11, 2021.

This is the third edition of the workshop, which aims to bring together researchers in the fields of quantitative and empirical macroeconomics with a special focus on income dynamics and the family. Topics shall include income dynamics, within-household insurance mechanisms against individual income risk, household formation, family decision making, and related issues.

Keynote speakers

Workshop organizers


Previous editions

Speakers appear in the order in which they presented during the workshop.

2020 Edition

This edition took place in the framework of the Barcelona GSE Research Webinars.

  • Thomas Jorgensen (University of Copenhagen)
    “Human Capital Accumulation in Dual-Earner Households” (with K. Jakobsen and H. Low)
  • Emily Moschini (William & Mary)
    “Decomposing the Impact of Child Care Subsidies on One- and Two-Parent Families”
  • Virginia Sánchez-Marcos (Universidad de Cantabria)
    “Labor Market Frictions and Lowest Low Fertility” (with Nezih Guner and Ezgi Kaya)
  • Diego Daruich (U. of Southern California - Marshall)
    “Universal Basic Income: A Dynamic Assessment (with R. Fernandez)
  • Max Groneck (University of Groningen)
    “First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage? Marriage, Labor Supply, and Poverty” (with J. Wallenius) 
  • Karen Kopecky (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta)
    “How Important is Health Inequality for Lifetime Earnings Inequality?” (with R. Hosseini and K. Zhao)
  • Iourii Manovskii (University of Pennsylvania)
    “How Much Consumption Insurance in the U.S.?” (with D. Hryshko)
  • Eric French (University College London)
    “Intergenerational Altruism and Transfers of Time and Money: A Life-Cycle Perspective” (with U. Bolt, J. Hental MacCuish and C. O’Dea)
  • Markus Poschke (McGill University)
    “Accounting for Wealth Concentration in the US” (with B. Kaymak and D. Leung)
  • Chris Moser (Columbia University)
    “Firm Pay Dynamics” (with N. Engbom)
2019 Edition