Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics: Search and Matching Theory

June 21, 2016
University of Mainz Campus / Atrium minimum/maximum (Alte Mensa)
Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 5, 55128 Mainz

Workshop Program

(This workshop is public and open to all. This workshop is a SaM event)

08:50 - 09:00 Welcome and Introduction

Session A:
09:00 - 09:45 Networks, Frictions and Price Dispersion
Gregory Veramendi (Arizona State U), Javier Donna and Pablo Schenone
09:45 - 10:30 On the Puzzle of Diversification in Social Networks with Occupational Mismatch
Anna Zaharieva (U Bielefeld)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

Session B:
11:00 - 11:45 Separation Incentives and Minimum Wages in a Job-Posting Search Framework
Amanda Gosling (U Kent) / Mathan Satchi (U Kent)
11:45 - 12:30 Pareto-Improving Redistribution of Wealth: The Case of the NLSY 1979 Cohort
Klaus Wälde (U Mainz)
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch at Baron, University Campus

Session C:
14:00 - 14:45 Skill Accumulation in the Market and at Home
Jean Flemming (U Rome, Tor Vergata)
14:45 - 15:30 Efficient Insurance in a Market Theory of Payroll and Self-Employment
Florian Sniekers (Free U Amsterdam) and Piotr Denderski
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
  Session D:
16:00 - 16:45 Earnings Inequality and the Minimum Wage: Evidence from Brazil
Christian Moser (Princeton U) and Niklas Engbom
16:45 - 17:30
A multi-state model of search and matching and what this tells us for labour market flows in Germany
Damir Stijepic (U Mainz) and Klaus Wälde
17:30 - 18:00 Coffee break

Keynote Speech
18:00 - 19:00 Directed Search with Phantom Vacancies
Susan Vroman (Georgetown U), Jim Albrecht and Bruno Decreuse
  End of the Workshop
thereafter Workshop dinner at Trattoria Peperoncino



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