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FEDEA/Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti/IZA Conference: Dual Labor Markets and the Single Contract

Organizers: Samuel Bentolila (CEMFI, Madrid), Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and IZA), Juan J. Dolado (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and IZA), Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Leicester and IZA)
Location:Milan, Italy
Date:April 13, 2012

Event Manager:

Ulrike Maurer (IZA)

Program

+++ presentation: 40 minutes +++ discussion: 10 minutes +++ floor discussion: 10 minutes +++

Friday, April 13:

08:30 - 08:55   Welcome Coffee
 
 
        Welcome Address
 
08:55 - 09:00   Tito Boeri (Bocconi University and IZA)
 
 
        Session A: The Single Contract
 
09:00 - 10:00   J. Ignacio Garcia Perez (Universidad Pablo de Olavide), Victoria Osuna-Padilla (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)
  "The Effects of Introducing a Single Open-ended Contract in the Spanish Labour Market"
  Discussant: Tito Boeri (Bocconi University and IZA)
 
10:00 - 11:00   Paolo Porchia (IE Business School, Madrid), Pedro Gete (Georgetown University)
  "A Real Options Analysis of Dual Labor Markets and the Single Labor Contract"
  Discussant: Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and IZA)
 
 
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
 
 
11:30 - 12:30   Pietro Garibaldi (University of Turin and IZA), Tito Boeri (Bocconi University and IZA), Espen R. Moen (Norwegian Business School (BI))
  "The Economics of the Single Contract. When Do We Need Tenure Related Severance Payments?"
  Discussant: Juan F. Jimeno (Bank of Spain and IZA)
 
 
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch and Poster Session
 
        Juan J. Dolado (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and IZA), Salvador Ortigueira (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid), Rodolfo Stucchi (Inter-American Development Bank)
  "Does Dual Employment Protection Affect TFP? Evidence from Spanish Manufacturing Firms"
 
        Franck Malherbet (University of Rouen and IZA), Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and IZA), Olivier Charlot (Universite Cergy-Pontoise, THEMA)
  "Explaining the Spread of Temporary Jobs and its Impact on Labor Turnover"
 
        Priscilla Fialho (University College London)
  "Fixed-term vs. Permanent Contracts: The Emergence of Dual Labour Markets"
 
 
        Session B: Labor Market Dualism
 
14:00 - 15:00   Cristina Tealdi (IMT Lucca)
  "How Much Flexibility Do We Really Need?"
  Discussant: Marcel Jansen (Universidad Autˇnoma de Madrid and IZA)
 
15:00 - 16:00   Alvaro A. Novo (Banco de Portugal and IZA), Mario Centeno (Banco de Portugal)
  "Excess Worker Turnover and Fixed-term Contracts: Causal Evidence in a Two-tier System"
  Discussant: Samuel Bentolila (CEMFI, Madrid)
 
 
16:00 - 16:30   Coffee Break
 
 
16:30 - 17:30   Marco Leonardi (University of Milan and IZA), Carlo Dell'Aringa (UniversitÓ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore), Lorenzo Cappellari (UniversitÓ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and IZA)
  "Temporary Employment, Job Flows and Productivity: A Tale of Two Reforms"
  Discussant: Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Leicester and IZA)
 
 
17:30 - 18:30   Panel Discussion:
Dual Labor Markets and the Single Contract
 
    Lennart Janssens (European Commission)
Pedro Portugal (Banco de Portugal and IZA)
Danielle Venn (OECD)
 
 
20:00       Conference Dinner
 




List of Participants

Samuel Bentolila (CEMFI, Madrid)
Barbara Biasi (Fondazione Rodolfo DeBenedetti)
Tito Boeri (Bocconi University and IZA)
Giulio Michele Bosio (University of Milan)
HervÚ Boulhol (TEAM, University of Paris 1)
Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and IZA)
Lorenzo Cappellari (UniversitÓ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore and IZA)
Elena Cappellini (The Tuscan Regional Institute for Economic Planning (IRPET))
Bruno Contini (LABORatorio R. Revelli and IZA)
Marta De Philippis (London School of Economics)
Juan JosÚ Dolado (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and IZA)
Werner Eichhorst (IZA)
Florentino Felgueroso (Universidad de Oviedo)
Priscilla Fialho (University College London)
Tommaso Frattini (Universita degli Studi di Milano and IZA)
Vincenzo Galasso (USI UniversitÓ della Svizzera Italiana)
J. Ignacio Garcia Perez (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)
Pietro Garibaldi (University of Turin and IZA)
Giulia Giupponi (Bocconi University)
Marcel Jansen (Universidad Autˇnoma de Madrid and IZA)
Lennart Janssens (European Commission)
Juan F. Jimeno (Bank of Spain and IZA)
Giovanna Labartino (IRVAPP)
Lara Lebedinski (Bocconi University)
Marco Leonardi (University of Milan and IZA)
Franck Malherbet (University of Rouen and IZA)
Paola Monti (Fondazione Rodolfo DeBenedetti)
Tommaso Nannicini (Bocconi University and IZA)
Alvaro A. Novo (Banco de Portugal and IZA)
Victoria Osuna (Universidad Pablo de Olavide)
Andrea Passalacqua (OECD)
Michele Pellizzari (Bocconi University and IZA)
Giovanni Pica (Universita di Salerno))
Paolo Pinotti (Bocconi University)
Rachele Poggi (Fondazione Rodolfo DeBenedetti)
Paolo Porchia (IE Business School, Madrid)
Pedro Portugal (Banco de Portugal and IZA)
Giovanni Walter Puopolo (Bocconi University)
Flavio Rovida (Fideuram Investimenti)
Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Leicester and IZA)
Cristina Tealdi (IMT Lucca)
Danielle Venn (OECD)