Joint IESR – GLO Labor Workshop at Jinan University, China, on March 13, 2018

On the invitation of Professor and Dean Shuaizhang Feng, Head of the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR), a joint IESR – GLO Labor Workshop takes place at Jinan University, China, on March 13, 2018.  GLO stands for Global Labor Organization, and its President, Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht), will provide the opening paper presentation. As a GLO Fellow, Professor Feng is also a prominent member of this network. Several other GLO Fellows are present at the event, including M Niaz Asadullah (University of Malaysia), who is also the Southeast Asia Lead of the GLO research program.

The IESR-GLO Joint Labor Workshop Program

Venue: Room 106, Zhonghui Building, Jinan University, Guangzhou China

9:00am: Welcome

Shyamal Chowdhury, Annabelle Krause and Klaus F. Zimmermann (GLO and UNU-MERIT): Arsenic Contamination of Drinking Water and Wellbeing

Yang, Zhe (Jinan University): Cohabitation or Marriage? Relationship Bargaining with an Endogenously Determined Balance of Power

Cai, Shu (Jinan University), Albert Park and Winnie Yip: Migration and Subjective Well-Being of Left-behind Parents in Rural China: Evidence from Time Use Data

12:00-1:30pm Lunch


Amrit Amirapu, M Niaz Asadullah (University of Malaysia) and Zaki Wahhaj: Marriage, Work, and Migration: The Role of Infrastructure Development and Gender Norms

Shuaizhang Feng (Jinan University) and Gaojie Tang: Accounting for China’s Income Inequality: 1992-2009

Chen Yi (Jinan University) and Yingfei Huang: The Power of the Government: China’s Family Planning Leading Group and the Fertility Decline since 1970