Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics: Migration, Discrimination, Inequality and Poverty

February 18, 2011
University of Mainz Campus / Alte Institutsbibliothek
Jakob-Welder-Weg 4, 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 How do Immigrants Spend their Time? The Process of Assimilation
Daniel Hamermesh (University of Texas at Austin) and Stephen Trejo
Session A: Market Flows
11:20 - 12:00 Do High-Wage Workers Match with High-Wage Firms?
Thorsten Schank (University of Mainz), Martyn Andrews, Leonard Gill and Richard Upward
Session B: Migration
12:40 - 13:20 Migration Magnet: The Role of Work Experience in Rural-Urban Wage Differentials in Mexico
Maren Michaelsen (Ruhr University of Bochum) and John Haisken-DeNew
13:20 - 14:00 The Distributional Impact of Emigration: The Case of EU Enlargement
Benjamin Elsner (Trinity College Dublin)
14:00 - 14:40 Migration Options for Skilled Labor and Optimal Investment in Human Capital
Hamed Ghoddusi (Vienna Graduate School of Finance) and Baran Siyahhan
Session C: Discrimination, Inequality and Poverty
Competition and Discrimination: A not so Obvious Relationship
Clémence Berson (Paris School of Economics)
15:40 - 16:20 Understanding Rising Income Inequality in Germany
Martin Biewen (University of Tübingen) and Andos Juhasz
16:20 - 17:00 Labour Market Policies and Poverty in the US
Klaus Wälde (University of Mainz)
End of the Workshop
thereafter Workshop Dinner at Weinstube Templer

back to Mainz Workshop page | LaRGe visitors | entire visitors' program