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1st OECD/IZA World of Labor Seminar: Minimum Wages – Impacts and Institutional Processes - 17 November 2014

 

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1st OECD/IZA World of Labor Seminar:
Minimum Wages – Impacts and Institutional Processes

17 November 2014, Paris

Auditorium, OECD Conference Centre, Paris

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Organisers:        

Alessio J. G. Brown (IZA)

Stefano Scarpetta (OECD and IZA)

This IZA World of Labor event will analyze a range of issues around minimum wages, from policy issues and institutional processes to wider effects on labor markets.

Agenda:

2:30 pm Introduction
  The OECD / IZA World Of Labor Seminar: Evidence-Based Policy Making

Stefano Scarpetta, Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD - see presentation
Klaus F. Zimmermann, Director of IZA, Editor-in-Chief of IZA WoL, Professor of Bonn University
2:45 pm Panel on Minimum Wages – Impacts and Institutional Processes
 

Francois Bourguignon, Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics and Président du Groupe d’Experts sur le Salaire Minimum de Croissance
Richard Dickens, Professor of Economics at Sussex University and UK Low Pay Commissioner
David Neumark, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine
Klaus F. Zimmermann, Director of IZA, Editor-in-Chief of IZA WoL, Professor of Bonn University
Moderator: Stefano Scarpetta, Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD

Topic 1: “Minimum Wages –Blessing or Curse? The Labor Market Impact"

Introduction by David Neumark: “Employment Effects of Minimum Wages: Global Evidence“ - see presentation
Panel Discussion
Open Floor

Topic 2: “Setting, Adjusting the Minimum Wage and Interactions with other Policies”

Introduction by Francois Bourguignon
Comment from Richard Dickens - see presentation
Panel Discussion
Open Floor

4:00 pm End of event 

IZA World of Labor Websitehttp://wol.iza.org/events/minimum-wages--impacts-and-institutional-processes

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