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ELSA Past Seminars




Past Seminars


12 December 2013  -  Seminar Postponed until 2014

Josef Zweimüller (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

Title: “Market Externalities of Large Unemployment Insurance Extension Programs in Austria”, with Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne) and Camille Landais (London School of Economics)

Location: MB 2122 and Time: 12:00-13:15


3 December 2013

Clémence BERSON and Nicolas FERRARI (Direction Générale du Trésor, France)

Title: “Financial incentives and labour market duality“

Location: MB 1122 and Time: 12:00-13:15



17 October 2013    

Giovani Pica (University of Salerno)
Title: "The deep-pocket effect of internal capital markets"

Location: MB 1122, Time: 12.00-13.15


1 Octobre 2013    

Rob Bray (Australian National University)
Title: "Conditional welfare in Australia:  Findings from the evaluation of the Income Management Program"

Location: Room E , Time: 12.00-13.15


27 September 2013    
Rob Bray (Australian National University)
Title: "The Australian Minimum Wage, history, role and future options"


CANCELLED - 05 September 2013    
Michael W. L. Elsby (University of Edinburgh)
Title: "On the Importance of the Participation Margin for Labor Market Fluctuations"


16 May 2013   

Rafael Lalive (University of Lausanne)
Title: "Early Child Care and Child Development: For Whom it Works and Why?"



24 April 2013

Carole Pornet (INSERM "Cancers & Preventions")

Title:  "Development of European deprivation indices for public health policy to tackle social inequalities in health"



15 April 2013

Tito Boeri (Bocconi University)

Title: “The Economics of Severance Pay”


11 April 2013    
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer (University of Linz)

Title: "Too Old to Work, Too Young to Retire?"


28 March 2013   
Alex Hijzen, Stefano Scarpetta 
(OECD-IZA), Leopoldo Mondauto (Italia Lavoro-IMT Lucca)
Title: "The Perverse Effects of Job-Security Provisions on Job Security in Italy: Results from a Regression Discontinuity Design"


21 March 2013    
Fabian Lange (McGill University, IZA, CESifo)

Title: "Duration Dependence and Labor Market Conditions: Evidence from a Field Experiment".



13 February 2013   

Nuria Rodríguez-Planas, (IZA)

Title: "Unintended Effects of Part-Time Work Entitlements: Evidence from a Natural Experiment with Administrative Data"


28 January 2013

Christina Boll (HWWI)
Title: "Equal matches are only half the battle. Why German female graduates earn 33% less than males"





5 December 2012

David Grubb (OECD)
Title: "Activation Policies in Australia"
Location: OECD Marshall Building, Room MB5122, Time: 12:00
The full report "Activating Jobseekers:  How Australia Does It was published on 11 December
Web page on activation policies


8 November 2012

Peter Lloyd Scherlock (University of East Anglia)
Location: Room 16, Speeches, Time: 12.00


17 October 2012

Robert Anderton (Senior economist at the ECB)
Title: "Estimating equilibrium effects of job search assistance"
Location: OECD Marshall Building, Room MB5034, Time: 14.30
Downolad the publication "Euro area labour markets and the crisis"


11 October 2012

Bas Van Der Klauw (VU University of Amsterdam)
Title: "Estimating equilibrium effects of job search assistance"
Location: MBAT 1122, Time: 11.00


4 October 2012

Maria Guadalupe  (INSEAD)
Title: "Say Pays! Shareholder Voice and Firm Performance"
Location: MBAT 1122, Time: 12.00


10 May 2012
Joseph Hotz
(Duke University and IZA)
Title: "Strategic Parenting, Birth Order and School Performance"
Location: Room 16, Conference Centre, Time: 11.00

16 April 2012
David Neumark
(University of California, Irvine, NBER and IZA)
Title: "Do Stronger Age Discrimination Laws Make Social Security Reforms More
Location: Room 16, Conference Centre, Time: 11.00

20 April 2012
Magda Bianco (Banca d'Italia)
Title: "Gender (in)equality in the Italian economy: evidence, reasons, policies"
Location: Room 7, Conference Centre, Time: 13.00

15 March 2012
Lonnie Berger (Wisconsin University, INED)
Title: "Exiting Homeownership: A First Look at the Potential Effects of the Housing Crisis and Great Recession on Owner-Occupied Housing Tenure and Mobility in the United States"
Location: Room 24, Conference Centre, Time: 11.00

3 February 2012
Daniel Hamermesh
(University of Texas at Austin, Maastricht University, NBER and IZA)
Title: "Cycles of Wage Discrimination"
Location: Room 16, Conference Centre, Time: 11.00

10 January 2012
Eve Caroli
(Université Dauphine, LEDa-LEGOS Paris School of Economics and IZA)
Title: "Age Biased Technical and Organisational Change, Training and Employment Prospects of Older Workers"
Location: Room 16, Conference Centre, Time: 11.00



2 December 2011
Libertad Gonzalez
(Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Title: "The Effects of a Universal Child Benefit"
Location: Room D, Chateau, Time: 11.00

29 November 2011
Bart Hobijn
(Federal Reserve Bank)
Title:"Aggregate Real Wages: Macro Fluctuations and Micro Drivers"
Location: Room CC16, Time: 12.00

10 November 2011
Richard Wilkinson
(University of Nottingham Medical School)
Title: "Inequality: the enemy between us"
Location: Room MBAT 1122, Time: 11.00

5 October 2011
Marco Manacorda
(Queen Mary University of London)
Title: "Social Assistance and the Incentives to Formalize in the Labor Market - Short and medium term effects”
Location: Room CC16, Time: 12.00

22 June 2011
David Gray
(University of Ottawa)
Title: "Does the Sophistication of Use of Unemployment Insurance Evolve with Experience?"
Location: Room D, Time: 11.00

12 May 2011
Raj Chetty
(Harvard University)
Title: "How does your kindergarten classroom affect your earnings? Evidence from project STAR"
Location: Room CC16, Time: 15.00
Powerpoint Presentation

8 April 2011
(joint seminar with the Economics Department of the OECD)
Jean Marc Robin (UCL and Sciences Po)
Title: "The Structural Determinants of Unemployment and Wage Dynamics"
Location: Room CC18, Time:15.00
Powerpoint Presentation

17 March 2011
Giovanni Peri
(University of California, Davis and Bocconi University)
Title: "The Wage Effects of Immigration and Emigration"
Location: Room D (Château), Time: 11.00-12.30

3 March 2011
Peter Gottschalk
(Boston College)
Title: "What Accounts for the Growing Fluctuations in Family Income in the US?"
Location: Room D (Château), Time:11.00
Presentation (Peter Gottschalk and Sisi Zhang)
Presentation (Peter Gottschalk)

10 February 2011
Giuliano Bonoli
(Institut de Hautes Études en Administration Publique)
Title: "Statistical Discrimination and Employers’ Recruitment Practices for Low-Skilled Workers"
Location: Room CC16, Time: 11.00

1 February 2011
Jasper Van Loo
(Cedefop) and Glenda Quintini (OECD)
Title: “Skill Mismatch” and“Over-Qualified or Under-Skilled?”
Location: Room CC16, Time: 11.00
Cedefop report 1report 2report 3
Powerpoint Presentation Jasper van Loo
Powerpoint Presentation Glenda Quintini

20 January 2011
David Haslam
(Care Quality Commission and De Montfort University)
Title: TBA
Location: Room CC18, Time: 12.00




8 December 2010
Pierre Cahuc
(École Polytechnique, CREST, IZA and CEPR) and Stéphane Carcillo (OCDE, Université Paris 1 and IZA)
Title: "Tax exemptions on overtime hours: lessons from France"
"La défiscalisation des heures supplémentaires : les enseignements de l'expérience française"

Location: Room E (Château), Time: 14.00
PaperVersion française
Powerpoint Presentation

18 November 2010
Barbara Petrongolo
(Queen Mary University and CEP)
Title: "Mandatory workweek reductions and spousal labour supply"
Location: Room CC16, Time: 11.00
Powerpoint Presentation

28 October 2010
Philip du Caju
(National Bank of Belgium)
Title: "Downward nominal and real wage rigidity: survey evidence from European firms" and "The margins of labour cost adjustment: survey evidence from European firms"
Location: Room MB4022 (Marshall Building), Time: 11.00
Papers on Labour cost adjustment and Wage rigidity and powerpoint presentation

6 October 2010

André Masson (Paris School of Economics)
Title:  "Les générations à l'épreuve du vieillissement : égales, rivales ou solidaires"
Location: Room CC13, Time: 15.00

8 July 2010
Jane Waldfogel
(Columbia University School of Social Work)
"Britain's War on Poverty"
Location: Room CC16, Time: 11.00

25 June 2010
Xin Meng
(Australian National University, IZA and Australian Academy of Social Sciences)
"Searching for the adverse labour market effect of the Global Financial Crisis: Did rural-urban migrants in China suffer?"
Location: Room Mona RC03, Time: 11.00


18 June 2010
James K. Galbraith (University of Texas at Austin)
"Inequality in the Developing and Developed World"
Location: Room CC15, Time: 11.30
OECD Interview

20 May 2010
David Autor
(MIT and NBER)
"Skills, Tasks and Technologies: Implications for Employment and Wages"
Location: Room CC18, Time: 16.00

4 May 2010

Robert Breunig
(Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University)
"Childcare and Women's labour supply in Australia"
Location: Room CC18, Time: 11h00

15 April 2010

Jan van Ours (Tilburg University, University of Melbourne, CEPR and IZA)
"Age, Wage and Productivity"
Location: Room CC18, Time: 11h00

19 March 2010

Tito Boeri (Bocconi University, CEPR and IZA)
"Institutional Reforms and Dualism in European Labor Markets"
Location: Room CC18, Time: 12.00

4 February 2010
John van Reenen
(Director of CEP, LSE, CEPR and NBER)
"Trade induced technical change? The impact of Chinese imports on innovation, productivity and jobs"
Location: Room CC16, Time: 16.00

12 January 2010
Sergi Jiménez-Martín
(Universitat Pompeu Fabra and FEDEA)
"Disability, capacity for work and the business cycle: An international perspective"
Location: Room Mona RC03, Time: 12.00




16 November 2009
Karen Roiy
(Confederation of Danish Employers)
"Vocational education, dropout and further employment"
Location: Room Mona RC03, Time: 12.00

27 October 2009
Vincent Corluy
(*), Ive Marx(*) and Gerlinde Verbist(*)(**)
(*)Centre for Social Policy, University of Antwerp, Belgium; (**)OECD, ELS/SPD
"Economic Mobility Trajectories of Regularised Migrants in Belgium"
Location: Room CC18, Time: 11.00

15 September 2009
Stephen Whitefield
and Chiara Binelli (Oxford University)
"Inequality in Central and Eastern Europe"
Location: Room CC18, Time: 11.00

26 June 2009
Bruno Palier
(CEVIPOF, SciencesPo, Paris) and Wim van Oorschot (Tilburg University)
"Reconciling work and welfare, new data, new research"
Location: Room D (Château), Time: 10.00

10 June 2009
David Gray
(University of Ottawa)
"Displacement of older workers: re-employment, hastened retirement, disability, or other destinations?"
Location: Room CC18, Time: 12.00

28 May 2009
Josef Zweimüller
(University of  Zürich, CEPR and IZA)
"Do Active Labour Market Programmes Increase the Probability of Job Interviews?"
Location: Room E (Château), Time: 16.00

27 March 2009
Herbert Bruecker
(IAB, Nuremberg) and Elke Jahn (University of Aarhus)
"The employment and wage effects of immigration in the host country: a structural approach"
Location: Room CC18, Time: 12.00

5 March 2009
Alex Bryson
(NIESR, London)
"A Tale of Two Countries: Unions, Closures and Growth in Britain and Norway"
Location : Room CC18, Time: 16.00

12 February 2009
Andrea Ichino
(University of Bologna, CEPR and IZA)
"Gender-based taxation"
Location: Room CC18, Time: 16.00




11 December 2008
Giuseppe Bertola
(University of Turin, CEPR and IZA)
“EMU and labour markets”
Location: Room D (Château), Time: 16.00

26 November 2008
Giorgio Brunello
(University of Padua, CESIfo and IZA)
“Changes in Compulsory Schooling, Education and the Distribution of Wages in Europe”
Location: Room CC18, Time: 16.00

23 October 2008
Anna Sanz de Galdeano (University of Girona and IZA)
“The Rise in Obesity across the Atlantic: An Economic Perspective”
Location: Room Mona RC03, Time: 16.00

25 September 2008
Etienne Wasmer
(Sciences Po, CEPR and IZA)
"Do Employees really gain from strong employment protection? Workplace stress and Labour Market Institutions"
Location: Room CC13, Time: 12.00




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