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Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics: Search and Matching Theory

We are happy to announce that on the 21st of June, 2016, we will be hosting our next Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics. The workshop is focused on recent advances in search and matching theory in its relation to frictional labour markets. Topics of particular interest are given by, but not limited to, worker-firm flows, employment heterogeneity, search in multi-sector labour market and efficiency. Keynote speech of the workshop will be given by Prof. Susan Vroman (Georgetown University).

For more information see the program.

Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics: Workers and Firms

We are happy to announce that our next Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics will take place on the 1st of October, 2015. The workshop is dedicated to modeling and evaluation of worker-firm flows in presence of information frictions, especially with regards to low-pay sector of employment. Keynote speech of the workshop will be given by Prof. Jean-Marc Robin (SciencesPo / UCL).

For more information see the program.

Research talk

June 22, 2015: Research talk by Jean-Baptiste Michau (Ecole Polytechnique) - "On the provision of insurance against search-induced wage fluctuations". The talk takes place at 18:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).

Research talk

November 24, 2014: Research talk by Andrea Weber (University of Mannheim). The talk takes place at 18:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).

Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics

We are happy to announce that our next Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics will take place on the 9th of October, 2014. The workshop is dedicated to structural modeling and evaluation of labour market policies. Keynote speech of the workshop will be given by Prof. Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique / CREST).

For more information see the program.

On leave

Form August 1, 2014, till July 31, 2015, Andrey Launov is on research leave. He visits the Center for Economic Studies (CES) at the University of Munich.

Research talk

July 7, 2014: Research talk by Leo Kaas (University of Konstanz). The talk takes place at 18:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150). 

Research talk

June 6, 2014: Research talk by Tom Krebs (University of Mannheim). The talk takes place at 18:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).

Research talk

May 5, 2014: Research talk by Etienne Wasmer (Sciences Po, Paris). The talk takes place at 18:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).

Research talk

January 27, 2014: Research talk by Pontus Rendahl (Cambridge University). The talk takes place at 18:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).  

Research talk

November 25, 2013: Research talk by Samuel Bentolila (CEMFI, Madrid). The talk takes place at 18:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150). 

Research grant
October 1, 2013: Andrey Launov receives a 3-year full-time research grant form the German Science Foundation (DFG) in support of his research project "Unemployment in Germany and Europe during the Great Recession".
Chair

July 30, 2013: Thorsten Schank takes over the Chair of Applied Statistics and Econometrics at the University of Mainz! 

Research talk

May 27, 2013: Research talk by Nils Braakmann (University of Newcastle). The talk takes place at 18:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).

SaM 2013 Annual Conference in Mainz

May 15-17, 2013: 3rd Annual Conference of the European Search and Matching Research Network (SaM). The conference took place at Atrium Maximum, Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 3-9, Univeristy of Mainz Campus.

Keynote speakers of the conference were Gianluca Violante (NYU) and Claudio Michelacci (CEMFI, Madrid). The conference also hosted a special session on European Unemployment with Juan Dolado (U Carlos III, Madrid) as session keynote.

For all information related to the conference please see the conference page: www.sam2013.uni-mainz.de.

Research talk
May 6, 2013: Research talk by Thomas Bauer (RWI / University of Bochum). The talk takes place at 17:30 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).
Visiting lecture course

April 15-19, 2013: Lecture course in "Labour Market Theory" by Carlos Carrillo-Tudela (University of Essex) in the Masters Program. For more information plese see the course page.

Research talk

January 21, 2013: Research talk by Christoph Schmidt (RWI / University of Bochum). The talk takes place at 17:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).    

Research talk

October 22, 2012: Research talk by Giammario Impullitti (Cambridge University). The talk takes place at 17:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).  

Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics

We are happy to announce our next Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics, which will take place on the 13th of June, 2012. Keynote speech of the workshop will be delivered by Prof. John Pencavel (Stanford University).

For more information see the final program

Research talk
May 7, 2012: Research talk by Nicola Pavoni (Bocconi University). The talk takes place at 17:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).
Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics

We are happy to announce our next Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics, which will take place on the 30th of April, 2012. Keynote speech of the workshop will be delivered by Prof. Melvyn Coles (University of Essex).

For more information see the final program. This workshop is a SaM event.

Visiting lecture course

April 16-20, 2012: Lecture course in "Labour Market Theory" by Carlos Carrillo-Tudela (University of Essex) in the Masters Program. For more information plese see the course page.

Research talk

January 16, 2012: Research talk by Victoria Prowse (Cornell University). The talk takes place at 17:00 in Institutsbibliothek (ReWi II building, 00-341).

Reseach talk

December 12, 2011: Research talk by Hippolyte d'Albis (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne / Paris School of Economics). The talk takes place at 17:00 in Institutsbibliothek (ReWi II building, 00-341).

Research talk

November 7, 2011: Research talk by Pieter Gautier (Free University of Amsterdam / Tinbergen Institute). The talk takes place at 17:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).

Research talk

October 24, 2011: Research talk by Bernd Fitzenberger (University of Freiburg). The talk takes place at 17:00 in Dekanatssaal (ReWi I building, 03-150).

LaRGe web page launched

August 11, 2011: Homepage of Mainz Labour Research Group is launched!