IZA Workshop on Central and Eastern European Labor Markets


Organizer: Harmut Lehman (University of Bologna and IZA Bonn)
Place: Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
Date: February 27-28, 2004


Friday, February 27

9.15 - 9.30 Opening remarks by Marek Góra and Hartmut Lehmann

9.30 - 10.00 Marek Góra and Anna Ruzik, "Institutional factors determining labour supply of workers over 50 in Poland"

10.00 - 10.30 Marek Góra and Mateusz Walewski, "Tax wedge and employment of low productivity workers in Poland"

10.30 - 11.00 Discussion about Polish Labor Force Statistics

11.00 - 11.15 Hartmut Lehmann on the general concept of the DFG research group project "Restructuring and Labour Market Adjustment in Central and Eastern Europe"

11.15 - 11.45 Thomas Bauer and Axel Heitmueller on sub-project "Migration intentions and migration by Polish workers

11.45 - 12.15 Jonathan Wadsworth and Hartmut Lehmann on sub-project "Displaced Workers in Poland, Russia and Ukraine
12.15 - 12.45 Jochen Kluve and Hartmut Lehmann on sub-project "Evaluation of ALMP in Poland, Russia and Ukraine.

12.45 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 18.00 Discussion of three modules of supplement to the PLFS:
migration module;
displacement module;
ALMP module.

Saturday, February 28

9.30 - 10.00 Jonathan Wadsworth presents "The State of Working Britain"

10.00 - 10.15 Hartmut Lehmann on the book project and the structure of "The State of Working Poland"

10.15 - 11.00 Marek Góra and Michal Rutkowski on pension reform in Poland

11.00 - 12.30 General discussion of the book project "The State of Working Poland"

12.30 Lunch and end of workshop


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