Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics: Labour Market Policy

October 9, 2014
University of Mainz Campus / Dekanatssaal
Jakob-Welder-Weg 9, 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 Unemployment Benefits and Unemployment in the Great Recession: The Role of Macro Effects
Fatih Karahan (NY Fed), Marcus Hagedorn, Iourii Manovskii and Kurt Mitman
09:45 - 10:30 Temporary Workers, Educational Mismatch and Firm Productivity
Cristina Tealdi (IMT Lucca) and Agata Maida
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
Session B:
11:00 - 11:45 Does Short-Time Work Save Jobs? A Business Cycle Analysis
Almut Balleer (RWTH Aachen), Britta Gehrke, Wolfgang Lechthaler and Christian Merkl
11:45 - 12:30 Working Time Accounts and Unemployment
Andrey Launov (U Mainz) and Klaus Wälde
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch at Baron, University Campus
Session C:
13:30 - 14:15 Wage Dynamics in Long-Term Contracts
Moritz Kuhn (U Bonn) and Philip Jung
14:15 - 15:00 Unemployment Duration and Worker Turnover
Javier Fernandez-Blanco (U Autonoma de Barcelona) and Sekyu Choi
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
Session D:
15:30 - 16:15 On-the-Job Search and Optimal Schooling under Uncertainty and Irreversibility
Anna Zaharieva (U Bielefeld)
16:15 - 17:00 Employment Protection and the Market for Innovations
Andreas Bastgen (U Munich) and Christian Holzner
17:00 - 17:30 Coffee break
Keynote Speech
17:30 - 18:30 Youth Unemployment and Job Protection
Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique), Franck Malherbet and Julien Prat
End of the Workshop
thereafter Workshop dinner at Bastion von Schönborn

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