Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics: Economics and Econometrics of Labour Market

June 8, 2010
University of Mainz Campus / Red Infobox
Jakob-Welder-Weg 9, 55128, Mainz

Workshop Program

(The workshop is public and open to all)

9:20 - 9:30 Welcome and Introduction
Keynote Speech
9:30 - 10:40 Does it Pay for Women to Volunteer? Measuring the Economic and Non-Economic Returns to a Warm Glow Investment
Robert Sauer (University of Bristol)
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee break
Session A: Job search and life cycle
11:00 - 11:40 Quantitative Role of Child Care for Fertility and Female Labor Force Participation
Alexander Bick (University of Frankfurt)
11:40 - 12:20 Directed Search, Efficiency Wages and the Diamond Paradox
Friedrich Poeschel (University of Oxford)
12:20 - 13:00 Matching and Saving in Continuous Time: Theory
Klaus Wälde (University of Mainz) and Christian Bayer
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
Session B: Market transitions and empirical matching functions
14:00 - 14:40 The Impact of Labour Market Reforms and Economic Performance on the Matching of Short-Term and Long-Term Unemployed
Sabine Klinger (Institute for Employment Research, Nürnberg) and Thomas Rothe
14:40 - 15:20 The Heterogeneous Effects of Training Incidence and Duration on Labor Market Transitions
Marie Paul (University of Freiburg), Bernd Fitzenberger and Aderonke Osikominu
15:20 - 16:00 Monitoring and Sanctions in a Non-Stationary Structural Job Search Model
Andrey Launov (University of Mainz), Bart Cockx, Muriel Dejemeppe and Bruno Van der Linden
16:00 - 16:20 Coffee break
Keynote Speech
16:20 - 17:30 Threat effects of monitoring job search. A discontinuity design
Bart Cockx (University of Gent) and Muriel Dejemeppe
End of the Workshop
thereafter Workshop Dinner at Weinstube Templer

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