Workshop on Discrimination & Segregation

December 16, 2011
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Workshop on Discrimination & Segregation

Sciences-Po, Paris, December 16th 2011

This workshop took place on December 16th, at Sciences Po, 56 rue des Saints-Pères
(Salle Goguel, 4th Floor)

Organizers: Morgane Laouénan & Etienne Wasmer

8h45 - 9h15

Welcoming Coffee & Registration

9h15 - 10h00

Keynote Speaker I

Kevin Lang: The Evolution of the Black-White Test Score Gap in Grades K-3: The Fragility of Results (with Tim Bond)

10h00 - 10h30

Thierry Mayer, Florian Mayneris & Loriane Py: The Impact of Urban Enterprise Zones on Establishment Location Decisions - Evidence from French ZFUs

10h30 - 11h00


11h00 - 11h45

Keynote Speaker II

Patrick Bayer: The impact of jury race in criminal trials (with Shamena Anwar & Randi Hjalmarsson)

11h45 - 12h15

EClaire Adida, David Laitin & Marie-Anne Valfort: “One Muslim is enough!” Evidence from a field experiment in France

12h15 - 15h00

Lunch Break + Poster Session

Romain Aeberhardt, Elise Coudin & Roland Rathelot: The heterogeneity of the ethnic employment gap
Daniel Borowczyk-Martins, Jake Bradley & Linas Tarasonis: Assortative Matching, Search and Discrimination
Morgane Laouénan: Prejudice, Consumer Discrimination and Racial Wage Differentials in the US
David Pothier: Occupational Segregation: Implications for the Allocation of Talents
Modibo Sidibé: Sources of Spatial and Generational Inequalities
Maxime Tô: Decomposing the Ethnic Wage Gap Using Distributional Methods
Gregory Verdugo: Public Housing Magnets: Public Housing Supply and Immigrants’ Location Choices

15h00 - 15h45

Keynote Speaker III

Leah Platt Boustan: White Suburbanization and African-American Homeownership, 1940-1980 (with Robert Margo)

15h45 - 16h15

Amine Ouazad & Romain Rancière: Credit Standards and Segregation

16h15 - 16h45


16h45 - 17h30

Keynote Speaker IV

David Neumark: Race and Ethnicity in Hiring

17h30 - 18h

Luc Behaghel, Bruno Crépon & Thomas Le Barbanchon: Do anonymous resumes make the battlefield more even? Evidence from a randomized experiment