IZA World of Labor Policy Symposium on Youth Employment

Organizers: Alessio J. G. Brown (IZA), Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and IZA), Stéphane Carcillo (OECD and IZA), Marie-Claire Carrère-Gée (The Employment Policy Council (COE))
Location:Room: Pierre Laroque, Ministère de la Santé, 14 Avenue Duquesne, 75007 Paris
Date:September 21, 2015

Event Manager:

Dominik Spitza (IZA)

Please find the French program on the website of the French Ministry of Labor, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue.

Ekkehard Ernst, Alexander S. Kritikos, Werner Eichhorst, Marc Ferracci and Marie-Claire Carrère-Gée

Stéphane Carcillo, Robert I. Lerman, Pierre-André Imbert, Jochen Kluve and Pierre Cahuc


Moderation: Marie-Claire Carrère-Gée (The Employment Policy Council (COE)

+++ presentation: 30 minutes +++ discussion: 10 minutes +++ floor discussion: 10 minutes +++

Monday, September 21:

14:00 - 14:15   Welcoming Remarks
14:15 - 14:30   Introduction IZA World of Labor
    Alexander S. Kritikos (Managing Editor, IZA World of Labor, University of Potsdam, DIW Berlin and IZA)
14:30 - 15:20   Jochen Kluve (Humboldt University Berlin, RWI and IZA)
  "Youth Labor Market Interventions"
  Discussant: Ekkehard Ernst (ILO International Labour Organization)
15:20 - 15:40   Coffee Break
15:40 - 16:30   Werner Eichhorst (IZA)
  "Does Vocational Training Help Young People Find a (Good) Job?"
  Discussant: Marc Ferracci (CREST-INSEE)
16:30 - 17:20   Robert I. Lerman (Urban Institute and IZA)
  "Do Firms Benefit from Apprenticeship Investments?"
  Discussant: Stéphane Carcillo (OECD and IZA)
17:20 - 18:00   Pierre-André Imbert (Ministry of Labor, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue, France)

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