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ASSA Job Market 2023: Junior researchers on the job market present their work online at the GLO Global Conference 2022

The GLO Global Conference 2022 took place online (and selectively also in-person) around the globe for 24 hours on December 1-3 with a pre-conference event on November 30, 2022. Online participation was free: FULL Program.

The GLO Global Conference 2022 program also announces 4 sessions of ASSA Job Market 2023 candidates presenting their work on December 2 & 3. By providing this opportunity, GLO promotes placement activities of junior researchers.

The ASSA Job Market 2023 program was put together by Le Wang, University of Oklahoma. It is also provided below.

Featured image: Tim-Gouw-Unsplash

Updated December 7, 2022.

Day 2: Friday December 2, 2022 – 22.30 – 24.30 CET Berlin time zone

ASSA Job Market 2023: Presentations of Candidates on the ASSA jobmarket
Research Presentations. 2 parallel online sessions (plus 2 more see Day 3).
Organizer: Le Wang, University of Oklahoma

ASSA I: Child Outcomes. Chair: Le Wang, University of Oklahoma
Join Zoom Meeting ROOM I

  1. Alessandro Toppeta (UCL,, “Skill Formation with Siblings” Personal Website
  2. Osaretin Olurotimi (University of Wisconsin-Madison,, “The Effect of Conflict on Children’s Learning Outcomes: Evidence from Uganda” Personal Website
  3. Richard Cole Campbell (University of Illinois at Chicago,, “Need for Speed: Fiber and Student Achievement” Personal Website
  4. Silvia Griselda (Bocconi University,, “The Gender Gap in Math: What are we Measuring?” Personal Website
  5. Vinitha Rachel Varghese (University of Illinois Chicago,, “Impact Of School Consolidation On Enrollment and Achievement: Evidence From India” Personal Website


Day 2: Friday December 2, 2022 – 22.30 – 24.30 CET Berlin time zone

ASSA II: Implications of Public Policies. Chair: Tyler Ransom, University of Oklahoma
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  1. Seunghoon Lee (MIT,, “Low-Hanging Fruit: The Benefits and Costs of a Small Food Waste Tax and Implications for Climate Change” Personal Website
  2. Shogher Ohannessian (University of Illinois Chicago,, “The Effect of the SSI Student Earned Income Exclusion on Education and Labor Supply” Personal Website
  3. Pablo A. Troncoso (University of Georgia,, “Employment Effect of Means-Tested Program: Evidence from a Pension Reform in Chile” Personal Website
  4. Sarah Deschênes (Northwestern University,, “Expanding Access to Schooling in Nigeria: Impact on Marital Outcomes” Personal Website
  5. Oscar Galvez-Soriano (University of Houston,, “Impact of English instruction on labor market outcomes: The case of Mexico” Personal Website

Day 3: Saturday December 3, 2022 – 18.30 – 20.30 CET Berlin time zone

ASSA Job Market 2023: Presentations of Candidates on the ASSA jobmarket
Research Presentations. 2 parallel online sessions (plus 2 more see Day 2).
Zoom links will be available early in the conference week.
Organizer: Le Wang, University of Oklahoma

ASSA III: Health Economics. Chair: Bingxiao Wu, Rutgers University
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  1. Meiqing Ren (University of Illinois at Chicago,, “Is Health Insurance a Barrier to Women’s Entrepreneurship? Evidence from State Infertility Insurance Mandates in the United States” Personal Website
  2. Miranda Mendiola Valdez (University of Connecticut,, “Can HIV/AIDS Treatment Hurt Women? Evidence from Malawi” Personal Website
  3. Md Shahadath Hossain (Binghamton University,, “Parental Health Shocks and Child Health in Bangladesh” Personal Website
  4. Jaclyn Yap (Fordham University,, “The Heterogeneous Effects of Climate-related Disasters on Child Health: Evidence from Indonesia” Personal Website
  5. Malabi Dass (Oklahoma State,, “The Nexus between Trade, Women labor force participation and Child Health: The Case of Indonesia”, Personal Website
  6. Michelle Escobar Carías (Monash University,, “Heat and Economic Preferences” Personal Website


Day 3: Saturday December 3, 2022 – 18.30 – 20.30 CET Berlin time zone

ASSA IV: Labor and Urban Markets. Chair: Fan Wang, University of Houston
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  1. Minseon Park (University of Wisconsin-Madison,, “Location Choice, Commuting, and School Choice” Personal Website
  2. Anjali Chandra (Fordham University,, “The Roadblocks to Success: Evidence from India’s Road Construction Program” Personal Website
  3. Heejin Kim (UIUC,, “The Effects of a Local Improvement on Housing Markets and Neighborhoods: Evidence from Chicago” Personal Website
  4. Xincheng Qiu (University of Pennsylvania,, “Vacant Jobs” Personal Website
  5. Jacob Kohlhepp (UCLA,, “The Inner Beauty of Firms” Personal Website
  6. Nazanin Sedaghatkish (Virginia Tech,, “Identification of Loan Effects on Personal Finance: A Case for Small U.S. Entrepreneurs” Personal Website


Job available: Postdoctoral researcher opportunity at the University of East Anglia (UK)

GLO Fellows Prof. Andrew Jones and Dr. Apostolos Davillas seek to fill a position for a highly skilled postdoctoral researcher with closing date 12 April 2021. See for details below.

We are seeking a highly skilled postdoctoral researcher at Senior Research Associate level to deliver the research objectives defined by the “(In)Consistency of responses to self-assessed health measures and implications for biosocial research” ESRC grant and research project. You will work with Prof. Andrew Jones and Dr. Apostolos Davillas on econometric analysis of longitudinal data.

As a Senior Research Associate, you will be actively involved in all aspects of the project. You will help to build and analyse data from Understanding Society: the UK Household Longitudinal Survey. Ideally, on the conceptualisation side, you will be able also to provide support on appropriate econometric analysis and techniques to be employed, as well as on the interpretation of our findings given the existing literature.

You will have a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline, such as economics, statistics or relevant quantitative discipline and experience in econometric analysis and techniques. You will also be required to have experience in managing and working with large, multi-purpose social science datasets.

This full-time post is offered on a fixed term basis to 31 October 2022.

Closing date: 12 April 2021.



Fully funded PhD opportunity in the UK on “Regional inequalities in health”.

The successful candidate will undertake econometric analysis to explore regional inequalities in health in the UK using detailed biomarker data available in a large national representative social science datasets. Contact: GLO Fellow Apostolos Davillas.


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The Institute of Global Economic Problems in Baku/Azerbaijan joins GLO as institutional supporter. Natig Shirinzade becomes GLO Country Lead Azerbaijan

Chairman Natig Shirinzade of the Institute of Global Economic Problems has recently participated at the GLO-EBES 25 conference on May 23-25, 2018 in Berlin to present a paper on “Migration and Social Mobility within and between Countries and its Economic Consequences in the Period of Globalization”. GLO is the Global Labor Organization, EBES the Eurasia Business and Economics Society. The full program of the conference is found here.

At the Berlin conference, Chairman Natig Shirinzade and GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann discussed intensively collaborations between both organizations. Zimmermann accepted an invitation of Chairman Shirinzade to visit Baku and Azerbaijan soon to discuss research and policy projects. Natig Shirinzade has accepted the position of GLO Country Lead Azerbaijan to represent GLO in this country.

The Institute of Global Economic Problems is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in Baku, Azerbaijan. Its mission is to provide scientists, political figures and society with true and confident information about the global economic processes, the global social problems, including migration problems, and other problems that affect economic sustainability problems. It aims to organize a live platform for discussions, dialogues, for assisting the exchange of opinions and views. The institute is considering a wide range of cooperation and collaboration with European and World think tanks and institutes. It believes that through tight connections of adequate dialogue between the scientists, organizations, countries and continents it will be able to achieve the goal to help society, the people, to overcome the forthcoming waves of globalization, which undoubtedly will influence everyone. With the help of attracted experts from the fields of sociology and economics, the Institute intends to prepare both theoretical and empirical articles on world social and economic problems.

Chairman Natig Shirinzade (right)and GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann on May 25, 2018 in Berlin.