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IZA/Fondazione Rodolfo DeBenedetti Workshop: Tracking Structural Reforms

Organizers: Werner Eichhorst (IZA), Paola Monti (Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti), Tito Boeri (Bocconi University and IZA)
Location:Milan, Italy
Date:March 13, 2009

Event Manager:

Ulrike Maurer (IZA)


Friday, March 13:

09:00 - 09:40   Jeffrey B. Nugent (University of Southern California), Nauro F. Campos (Brunel University and IZA), Cheng Hsiao (University of Southern California)
  "Crises, What Crises? On The Relative Roles of Political and Economic Crises in Diving Structural Reforms"
09:40 - 10:20   Joaquim Oliveira Martins (OECD), Jorge Braga de Macedo (FE-UNL), Bruno Rocha (IERU-University of Coimbra))
  "Growth and Policy Complementarities: Are Complementary Reforms a luxury for Developing Countries?"
10:20 - 11:00   Giovanna Labartino (Bocconi University)
  "Tax Wedge and the Effect on Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from a Novel Dataset"
11:00 - 11:30   Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:10   Sandrine Cazes (ILO International Labour Organization), Janine Berg (ILO)
  "The Doing Business Indicators: Measurement Issues and Political Implications"
12:10 - 12:50   Werner Eichhorst (IZA) and Paola Monti (Fondazione Rodolfo DeBenedetti)
"The new FRDB - IZA Database on Labor Market Reforms: Objectives, Challenges and Potentials"
12:50 - 14:00   Lunch
14:00 - 15:00   Discussion on further Developments for the IZA - fRDB Database on Labour Market Reforms
(open to all participants)

List of Participants

Tito Boeri (Bocconi University)
Sandrine Cazes (ILO)
Werner Eichhorst (IZA)
Giovanna Labartino (Bocconi University)
Paola Monti (Fondazione Rodolfo DeBenedetti)
Jeffrey Nugent (University of Southern California)
Joaquim Oliveira-Martins (OECD)