Program of the VIth Summer School

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Program

Monday, April 07

- 3.00 pm

Arrival and Welcome

   

03.00 pm

Lecture I:

 

Christopher A. Pissarides (London School of Economics)

   

04.30 pm

Coffee/Tea break

   

05.00 pm

Lecture I:

 

Christopher A. Pissarides (London School of Economics)

   
 

Break

   

07.00 pm

Dinner

   

08.00 pm

Get together

Tuesday, April 08

08.30 am

Lecture I:

 

Christopher A. Pissarides (London School of Economics)

   

10.00 am

Coffee/Tea break

   

10.30 am

Lecture I:

 

Christopher A. Pissarides (London School of Economics)

   

12.30 am

Lunch

   

02.30 pm

Poster Session I: 

 

  • Alfonso Arellano (University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain)
    "Do training programs get the unemployed back to work?: A look at the Spanish experience"
  • Ronald Bachmann (Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany)
    "Worker flows in five OECD countries"
  • Sylvain Daffix (University Lyon II, France)
    "Skills acquisition and innovation process: An econometric approach applied to the Defence Industrial Base "
  • Anna Katharina Greulich (University of Bonn, Germany)
    "Transition dynamics in a matching model with imperfect competition"
  • Dirk Oberschachtsiek (University of Lüneburg, Germany)
    "Start-ups out of unemployment - Critical success factors and program evaluation"
  • Julien Pouget (CREST-INSEE)
    "The impacts of relative wages and unemployment levels on the queues for public sector jobs"
  • Jean Ries (University Catholic of Louvain, Belgium)
    "The exhaustion of unemployment insurance in Belgium: Does it enhance the transition to jobs?"
  • Carlos Carillo Tudela (University of Essex, UK)
    "Optimal wage-experience contracts in search equilibrium"

 

 

04.00 pm

Coffee/Tea break

 

 

04.30 pm

Session 1

 

Salima Benhamou (University of Paris I, France)
"Information treatment, coordination and wage inequality"
Chair:
Sher Verick (IZA, University of Bonn, Germany)
Discussants:
Celine Choulet (University of Paris I, France)
Max Gruetter (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

 

 

05.30 pm

Session 2

 

Mathias Hungerbuehler (Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium)
"Tax progression and human capital in a matching framework"
Chair:
Carlos Carrillo Tudela (University of Essex, UK)
Discussants:
Andrey Launov (Munich University, Germany)
Giovanni Sulis (University of Essex, UK)

   
 

Break

 

 

07.00 pm

Dinner

   

08.00 pm

Get together

 

 

Wednesday, April 09

08.30 am

Lecture I:

 

Christopher A. Pissarides (London School of Economics)

   

10.00 am

Coffee/Tea break

   

10.30 am

Lecture I:

 

Christopher A. Pissarides (London School of Economics)

   

12.00 am

Lunch

   

01.30 pm

Excursion to Munich: 

    

Thursday, April 10

08.30 am

Lecture II:

 

Jeffrey A. Smith (University of Maryland)

   

10.00 am

Coffee/Tea break

   

10.30 am

Lecture II:

 

Jeffrey A. Smith (University of Maryland)

   

12.00 am

Lunch

   

02.00 pm

Session 3:

  Eva Moreno-Galbis (Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium)
"Low-skilled unemployment, embodied technical progress and capital skill complementary"
Chair:
Axel Heitmüller (Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh, UK)
Discussants:
Ronald Bachmann (Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany)
Anna Katharina Greulich (University of Bonn, Germany)
   
03.00 pm

Poster Session 2:

 
  • Manuela Angelucci (University College London, UK)
    "U.S. border enforcement and the inflow-outflow of mexican illegal migration"
  • Habiba Djebbari (University of Maryland)
    "Nutrition and income: evidence from an experiment in a developing country"
  • Patrick Hesselius (Uppsala University, Sweden)
    "Does sick absence increase the risk of unemployment?"
  • Mona Larsen (Danish National Institute of Social Research, Denmark)"An experimental analysis of the effect of a change of the post employment wage policy on retirement age"
  • Giovanni Sulis (University of Essex, UK)
    "Wage dispersion and equilibrium search models: Some evidence from Italy"
  • Sher Verick (IZA, University of Bonn, Germany)
    "Non-convexities and firm-level expansion of capital stock" Coffee/Tea break
   
04.00 pm

Coffee/ Tea break

   
 04.30 pm

Session 4:

  Christian Zehnder (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
"The behavioral effects of minimum wages"
Chair:
Margo Alofs (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
Discussants:
Silke Anger (Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany)
Patrick Hesselius (Uppsala University, Sweden)
    
05.30 pm

Poster Session 3:

  
  • Massimiliano Bratti (University of Ancona, Italy)
    "Family background and enrolled field at the undergraduate level in the UK"
  • Mike Brewer (University College London, UK)
    "Evaluation of in-work benefits and tax credits"
  • Celine Choulet (University of Paris I, France)
    "Public employment and labour market performance: the effect of the centralization in wage setting"
  • Magnus Gustavsson (Uppsala University, Sweden)
    "Labor market institutions and trends in earnings instability: Evidence from Sweden 1960-2000 with an international comparison"
  • Daver Kahvecioglu (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,USA)
    "A life-cycle model of retirement, savings, and portfolio allocation"
  • Andrey Launov (Munich University, Germany)
    "Study of the Austrian labour market dynamics through a model of search equilibrium"
     
7.00 pm  Dinner
   
8.00 pm Get together
      

Friday, April 11

8.30 am

Lecture II:

 

Jeffrey A. Smith (University of Maryland)

   

10.00 am

Coffee/Tea break

   

10.30 am

Lecture II:

 

Jeffrey A. Smith (University of Maryland)

   

12.30 am

Lunch

   

02.30 pm

Poster Session 4

 
  • Margo Alofs (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
    "Migration policy, irregular migration and social security"
  • Silke Anger (Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany)
    "Overtime work in Germany: Differences between East and West"
  • Francesca Cornaglia (University of Torino, Italy)
    "Labour market reforms and career profiles of young workers in Italy"
  • Max Gruetter (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
    "Inter-industry wage differentials in Austria: Evidence from matched firm-worker data"
  • Axel Heitmüller (Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh, UK)
    "Job mobility in Britain: Are the Scots different? Evidence from the BHPS"
  • Marianne Simonsen (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
    "Does the presence of children lower wages for women?"
  • Lars Skipper (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
    "The impact of classroom training programs on individual unemployment rates in Denmark"
   

04.00 pm

Coffee/Tea break

   

04.30 pm

Session 5:

 

Pierre-Carl Michaud (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)
"A joint labor supply model for older couples"
Chair:
Julien Pouget (CREST-INSEE, France)
Discussants:
Mike Brewer (University College London, UK)
Daver Kahvecioglu (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

   

05.30 pm

Session 6:

  Fabio Soares (University College London, UK)
"Minimum wage and occupational mobility"
Chair:
Marianne Simonsen (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
Discussants:
Habiba Djebbari (University of Maryland)
Jean Ries (University Catholic of Louvain, Belgium)
   

07.00 pm

Dinner

   

08.00 pm

Get together

8.30 am

Lecture II:

 

Jeffrey A. Smith (University of Maryland)

   

10.00 am

Coffee/Tea break

   

10.30 am

Lecture II:

 

Jeffrey A. Smith (University of Maryland)

   

12.30 am

Lunch

   

03.00 pm

Session 7:

  Hans J. Baumgartner (DIW Berlin, Germany)
"Early career income and the quality of schooling in West Germany"
Chair:
Dirk Oberschachtsiek (University of Lueneburg, Germany)
Discussants:
Francesca Cornaglia (University of Torino, Italy)
Magnus Gustavsson (Uppsala University, Sweden)
   

04.00 pm

Coffee/Tea break

   

04.30 pm

Session 8:

  Tarja K. Viitanen (University of Warwick, UK)
"Children and their mothers' labour supply: Evidence from a large-scale experiment in Finland"
Chair:
Lars Skipper (University of Aarhus, Denmark)
Discussants:
Manuela Angelucci (University College London, UK)
Alfonso Arellano (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
   

05.30 pm

Session 9:

  Theodora Xenogiani (London School of Economics, UK)
"The demand for women and workplace organisation changes. The role of the demand for skills"
Chair:
Mona Larsen (Danish National Institute of Social Research, Denmark)
Discussants:
Massimiliano Bratti (University of Ancona, Italy)
Sylvain Daffix (University of Lyon II, France)
   

07.00 pm

Dinner

     

08.00 pm

Get together

    

Sunday, April 13

         
      Departure after Breakfast
     

 

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