Employment policies and data

IZA/OECD Employment Seminar 3-4 July 2013

 

 

   

 

IZA/OECD Employment Seminar
Reforming European Labour Markets:
Stimulating Job Creation and Better Outcomes for Youth”

 

4-5 July 2013, Paris

OECD Conference Centre, Room CC2

 

Organizers:        

Werner Eichhorst (IZA)

Mark Keese (OECD)

Stefano Scarpetta (OECD and IZA)

Klaus F. Zimmermann (IZA and University of Bonn)



 

PROGRAM

 Thursday, July 4


 
14:00

Welcome by Hosts:
Werner Eichhorst (IZA) and Stefano Scarpetta (OECD and IZA)

Chair/Moderator:  Stefano Scarpetta (OECD and IZA)

 14:30-15:30  An Overview of the Current Labour Market Situation (OECD)
  • Recent Developments: How Unique Has this Recession and Recovery Been?
    Mark Keese  (OECD)
  • Recent Labour Market Reforms: Similar or Different?
    Discussant:  Sandrine Cazes(ILO – International Labour Organisation and IZA)
  • General discussion
 15:30–16:00

 Coffee Break


 16:00-18:00 

Recent Labour Market Reforms: Country Experiences

Chair/moderator:  Werner Eichhorst (IZA)

Recent Labour Market Reforms: What Is Their Scope? What about the Political Logic? What Are the Outcomes so far?

  • Italy: Marco Leonardi (University of Milan and IZA)
  • Portugal: Mario Centeno (Bank of Portugal and IZA)
  • Spain: Juan Jimeno (Bank of Spain and IZA)
  • Denmark: Niels Ploug (Statistics Denmark and IZA)
  • General discussion

  Friday, July 5


 
 9:00-10:45

Youth Guarantees – A Useful Approach?

Chair and introduction:  Stefano Scarpetta (OECD and IZA)

  • An Overview of the EU Youth Guarantee: Massimiliano Mascherini (Eurofound)
  • Nordic Experience:  Susanna Holzer (TCO – Swedish Confederation for
         Professional Employees)
  • The UK Experience:  Paul Gregg (University of Bath)
  • How to Evaluate? The Experience of Evaluating ALMP Effectiveness for Youth:
         Niall O’Higgins
    (University of Salerno and IZA)
  • General discussion
 10:45-11:15

 Coffee Break


 11:15-13:00

Apprenticeships Schemes: Lessons from Recent Initiatives

Chair: Stefano Scarpetta (OECD and IZA)

  • Germany : Werner Eichhorst (IZA)
  • France  Philippe Zamora  (French Ministry of Labour - DARES)
  • UK: Hilary Steedman (CEP - London School of Economics)
  • Spain: Juan Jimeno (Bank of Spain and IZA)
  • General discussion
13:00-14:00 

 Lunch


 14:00-15:45

Policy Panel: Public Policies for the Future

Chair/Moderator: Eric Thode (Bertelsmann Foundation and IZA)

Looking Forward: What Role for Labour Market Policy (or Public Policies) in the Face of Fiscal Constraints?

  • Portugal: Pedro Roque (Ministry of Economy and Employment, Portugal)
  • Italy:  Paolo Sestito (Bank of Italy and IZA) 
  • France: Christophe Strassel (French Ministry of Labour)
  • Robert Strauss (European Commission)
  • Stefano Scarpetta (OECD and IZA)
  • General discussion
 15:45-16:00    Conclusions

 

 

 

Countries list

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China (People’s Republic of)
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • European Union
  • Faeroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao (China)
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Administered Areas
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Serbia and Montenegro (pre-June 2006)
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • United States Virgin Islands
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands (UK)
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe