Programme

6 September 2021

PEN-WP3 internal project meeting (only WP3 partners)

  • 14:30 - 15:00

    Welcome and general information

  • 15:00 - 16:00

    Short update from (sub-)task leaders

  • 16:00 - 16:30

    Coffee break

  • 16:30 - 17:30

    Agenda and action plan for months 33-36 of the project

  • 20:00

    Social dinner

7 September 2021

International Workshop

Quantifying the impact of food and lifestyle policies: Challenges, perspectives and synergies in the identification of causal effects and model-based simulations

  • 09:00 - 09:15

    Welcome to participants

    Sergio Brasini (President of the Rimini Campus Board, University of Bologna)
  • 09:15 - 09:30

    Introduction to the workshop

    Mario Mazzocchi (University of Bologna) , Michael Laxy (Technical University, Munich)
  • 9:30 - 10:30

    New approaches to food taxation: design and evaluation challenges

  • 10:30 - 11:00

    Coffee break

  • 11:00 - 12:00

    Simulating policy-effects through structural demand models: Achievements and challenges

  • 12:00 - 13:00

    When (and how much) can we trust quasi-experimental evaluations of policies?

  • 13:00 - 14:15

    Lunch break

  • 14:15 - 14:45

    Model-based simulation of the evolution of the cost-of-living in Italy: Did the North-South divide remain the same?

  • 14:45 - 15:05

    Evaluating dietary policies with simulation models: overview and challenges

    Karl Emmert-Fees , Michael Laxy (Technical University, Munich)
  • 15:05 - 15:25

    Experiments on purchasing behaviours: a comparison between a “lab” virtual store and a field supermarket

    Laurent Muller (INRAE, Grenboble Applied Economics Lab)
  • 15:25 - 15:45

    Simulating the effects of price changes on the demand of SSBs in Italy

    Giulia Tiboldo , Daniele Moro (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Piacenza)
  • 15:45 - 16:00

    Some technical challenges in predicting demand response to SSB taxes

    Beatrice Biondi, Sara Capacci, Mario Mazzocchi (University of Bologna)
  • 16:00 - 16:30

    Coffee break

Models to inform public decision making: Issues and good practices

8 September 2021

Presentation of WP3 findings to the PEN community

Presentations from the (sub-)tasks

  • 09:00 - 09:15

    Welcome and introduction

    Mario Mazzocchi (University of Bologna) , Michael Laxy (Technical University Munich)
  • 09:15 - 10:30

    Presentation from the sub-tasks (3.1): Experimental and quasi-experimental methods to estimate policy impacts

  • 10:30 - 11:00

    Coffee break

  • 11:00 - 12:00

    Presentation from the sub-tasks (3.2): The economic dimension of policy impacts

  • 12:00 - 12:20

    Presentation from the sub-tasks (3.3): Statistical modelling and simulation of the epidemiological impact of policies

  • 12:20 - 13:00

    Closing session

    Mario Mazzocchi (University of Bologna) , Michael Laxy (Technical University Munich)
  • 13:00 - 14:30

    Lunch