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Programme of the Ph.D. workshop: Perspectives on (Un-) Employment

The presentations should not last longer than 20 to 25 minutes (with discussion 35 minutes)! 

Friday, September 5, 2008

Time Programme
 09:00 – 09:30

Registration

 09:30 – 09:45

Welcome speech by the head of the IAB Joachim Möller

 9:45 – 11:15

Keynote Speech 

  • Are Short-Term Jobs Springboards to Long-term jobs? A New Approach
    Bart Cockx (Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium) 
    Paper (work in progress)
 11:15 – 11:45 Coffee Break
 11:45 – 12:55

Session 1 

  • The Effect of Unemployment Benefit II Sanctions on Reservation Wages
    Julia Schneider (IAB Nürnberg, Germany)

    Paper
  • How do Unemployment Benefit Sanctions affect the Quality of Post Unemployment Jobs?
    Patrick Arni (HEC Lausanne, Switzerland)
    Paper
 12:55 – 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:45

Session 2 

  • Better protected, better paid: Evidence on how employment protection affects wages
    Karen van der Wiel (Tilburg University, Netherlands)

    Paper
  • The Impact of Minimum Wages on Remunaration and Employment: A Micro Data Analysis for the East and West German Construction Sector
    Marion König (IAB Nürnberg, Germany)
    Paper
  • Vouchers, Selection, and the Reform: Public Training Programs Revisited
    Ulf Rinne (IZA Bonn, Germany) 
     
    Paper
 15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break

16:15 – 17:25

Session 3

  • Skill upgrading of occupations and college-degree supply: the case of the Czech Republic
    Barbara Gebicka (CERGE-EI Prague, Czech Republic)
    Paper
  • Internships and study-related jobs and their effect on the duration until labour market entry of graduates
    Andreas Sarcletti (IFH Munich, Germany)
    Paper
19:30 Dinner
Krakauer Turm, Restaurant Kopernikus, Hintere Insel Schütt 34

Saturday, September 6, 2008

Time Programme

 09:00 – 10:45

Session 4

  • What a Difference Peers Can Make: The Impact of Social (Work) Norms on Unemployment Duration
    Andreia Tolciu (HWWI Hamburg, Germany)
  • Pushed or Pulled to Self-Employment? Self-employment among Immigrants in Sweden, 1985-2001
    Mats Persson (Lund University, Sweden)
    Paper
  • Substitutability of Regular Employment by Marginal Employment - A Heterogeneous Dynamic Labour Demand Approach for Germany
    Sandra Schaffner (RWI Essen, Germany)
    Paper
 10:45 – 11:00  Coffee Break
 11:00 – 12:30

Keynote Speech 

  • Should we stay or should we go? - Labour Market Mobility of Double-Career-Couples
    Martin Abraham (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
 12:30 – 13:30  Lunch Break
 13:30 – 14:40

Session 5

  • Does it Pay to be a Woman? An Estimation of the Labour Market Effects of Maternity Leave Legislation
    Beatrice Scheubel (University of Munich, Germany)
  • Gender-Related Decision-Making on the Migration from East to West Germany: An Analysis with the SOEP-data
    Silvia Melzer (IAB Nürnberg, Germany)
 14:40 – 15:00 Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:10

Session 6

  • Exploring the Pecularities of employer-employee relations in the Turkish textile and clothing industry with a special focus on the family and kinship system
    Alper Kayhan (University of Sheffield, UK)
    Paper
  • Flexible workers and their willingness to show extra-role behaviour
    Elisabeth Dütschke (University of Konstanz, Germany)
    Paper

 

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