Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics: New Developments in the Theory of a Frictional Labour Market

May 9, 2011
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)

Sunday, the 8th of May, 2011
19:00 Workshop Dinner at Ristorante Incontro
Monday, the 9th of May, 2011
08:50 - 09:00 Welcome and Introduction
Session A:
09:00 - 10:00 Optimal Saving in Frictional Labour Markets
Klaus Wälde (University of Mainz) and Christian Bayer
10:00 - 11:00 Minimum Wage Spillover Effects and Social Welfare in a Model of Stochastic Job Matching
Panagiotis Nanos (University of Southampton)
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
Session B:
11:30 - 12:30 Wage and Price Dispersion: On-the-Job-Search Meets Monopolistic Competition
Angela Fiedler (University of Frankfurt)
12:30 - 13:30 Endogenous On-the-job Search and Frictional Wage Dispersion
Matthias Hertweck (University of Konstanz)
13:30 - 14:30 Sandwich Lunch
Session C:
14:30 - 15:30 "Give me your Tired, your Poor," so I can Prosper: Immigration in Search Equilibrium
Andri Chassamboulli (University of Cyprus) and Theodore Palivos
15:30 - 16:30 Directed Search over the Life Cycle
Ludo Visshers (Simon Fraser University / Universidad Carlos III, Madrid), Guido Menzio and Irina Telyukova
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee break
Keynote Speech
17:00 - 18:00 Sorting and Factor Intensity: Production and Unemployment across Skills
Philipp Kircher (University of Pennsylvania / London School of Economics) and Jan Eeckhout
End of the Workshop

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