International Conference on Education Economics – EDEN final conference

November 21, 2018 to November 23, 2018 9:00 - 14:00


The event is hosted by the Center for Economic and Regional Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, within the new Research Building of Human Sciences (MTA Humán Tudományok Kutatóháza) located at Budapest, Tóth Kálmán u. 4, 1097. Hungary (see map).



November 21, 2018.

9:00-9:30: Registration and coffee

9:30-9:45: Welcome

9:45-10:45: Keynote: Lex Borghans, (Maastricht University) “The economics of the curriculum”

10:45-11:00: Room change

11:00-12:30: Session 1

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-15:30: Session 2

15:30-16:00: Coffee break

16:00-17:30: Session 3

17:30-19:00: Reception with light snacks

November 22, 2018.

9:00-10:30: Session 4

10:30-11:00: Coffee break

11:00-12:30: Session 5

12:30-14:00: Lunch

14:00-15:30: Session 6

15:30-16:00: Coffee break

16:00-17:30: Session 7

19:00-22:00: Conference dinner (location: Prestige boat, Jászai Mari square, dock 9.)

November 23, 2018.

9:30-11:00: Session 8

11:00-11:30: Coffee break

11:30-12:30: Keynote: Daniele Checchi, (University of Milan) “The long term evolution of inequality of opportunity”

12:30-12:45: Farewell

12:45-14:00: Lunch and goodbye

Parallel Sessions

Nov. 21. Wednesday 11:00-12:30
Session 1A Session 1B
School setting and child outcomes Student characteristics
Bernhofer Juliana, Mirco Tonin

The Effect of the Language of Instruction on Academic Performance

Sergio Longobardi , Margherita Maria Pagliuca, Andrea Regoli

A quasi-experimental approach to assess the effect of experiences with money on the students’ financial literacy in OECD countries

Emily M McDool

Class Setting and Children’s Non-Cognitive Outcomes

Kenneth De Beckker, Kristof De Witte, Geert Van Campenhouta

A cultural explanation of cross country differences in financial literacy

Anna Lovász,Ewa Cukrowska-Torzewska,Mariann Rigó,Ágnes Szabó-Morvai

Gender differences in the effect of subjective feedback

Melvin Vooren

Which students succeed in IT education?

Session 2A Session 2B
Teaching Firms/skill demand
Ryuichi Tanaka, Koichi Ushijima, Haruko Noguchi, Akira Kawamura, Shun-ichiro Bessho

Do Teachers Matter for Academic Achievement of Students? Evidence from Administrative Panel Data

Melline Somers, Sofie Cabus

The Changing Demand for Skills in The Netherlands

Fritz Schiltz, Deni Mazrekaj, Daniel Horn, and Kristof De Witte

The Effect of High Achieving Peers Leaving The Class: Evidence From Hungary

Pusterla Filippo

The complementarity effects of organizational capital and vocational education

Chris van Klaveren, Ilja Cornelisz

Teacher Discretion in Grading Standardized Exams: Stakes and Information in Dutch Secondary Education

Sofie Cabus, Eszter Nagy

Performance of Hungarian firms: are apprentices an asset or a liability? Evidence from a unique matched employer-employee dataset

Session 3
Teaching technologies + School characteristic effects
Nathalie Lenoir, Christophe Bontemps

What can learners’ paths teach us about MOOCs?

Mara Soncin, Tommaso Agasisti, Giovanni Azzone

Assessing the Effect of Massive Open Online Courses as Remedial Courses in Higher Education

Koen Declercq, Sofie Cabus, Kristof De Witte

The transition from vocational secondary education to professional higher education in the Netherlands


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