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IZA Workshop: Labor Market Institutions

Organizers: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA), Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA)
Location:ONLINE
Date:September 10, 2020 - September 11, 2020

Event Manager:

Dominik Spitza (IZA)

Preliminary Version: July 10, 2020



All times stated are CEST (Central European Summer Time)

On the conference dates 15:45 CEST is:
06:45 PDT
09:45 EDT

Program

+++ presentation plus Q&A: 30 minutes +++

Thursday, September 10:

15:45 - 16:00   Welcome
 
 
16:00 - 17:00   Session A: Unions and Employers’ Associations
  Chair: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
 
    Thomas Breda (Paris School of Economics and IZA), Philippe Askenazy (CNRS and IZA)
  "Electoral Democracy at Work"
 
    Pedro S. Martins (Queen Mary, University of London and IZA)
  "What Do Employers' Associations Do?"
 
 
17:00 - 18:00   Session B: Unemployment Insurance I
  Chair: Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA)
 
    Clément Brébion (The Employment and Labour Research Centre (CEET)), Simon Briole (JPal-PSE), Laura Khoury (Norwegian School of Economics)
  "Entitled to Leave: The Impact of Unenployment Insurance Eligibility on Employment Duration and Job Quality"
 
    Fatih Karahan (Federal Reserve Bank of New York), Kurt Mitman (Stockholm University and IZA), Brendan Moore (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
  "Individual and Market-Level Effects of UI Policies: Evidence from Missouri"
 
 
 
18:00 - 18:30   Break
 
 
18:30 - 19:30   Session C: Unemployment Insurance II
  Chair: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
 
    Bart Cockx (Ghent University and IZA), Koen Declercq (KU Leuven), Muriel Dejemeppe (UC Louvain)
  "Losing Future Entitlement to Unemployment Benefits. Impact on Educational Attainment"
 
    Geoffrey Schnorr (University of California, Davis)
  "Claim Timing and Unemployment Insurance Benefit Generosity"
 
 
19:30 - 20:30   Session D: Employment Protection, Skills and Job Mobility
  Chair: Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA)
 
    Matthias Doepke (Northwestern University and IZA), Ruben Gaetani (University of Toronto)
  "Why Didn't the College Premium Rise Everywhere? Employment Protection and On-the-Job Investment in Skills"
 
    Jose Garcia-Louzao (Bank of Lithuania)
  "Workers' Job Mobility in Response to Severance Pay Generosity"
 

Friday, September 11:

15:45 - 16:00   Welcome
 
 
16:00 - 17:00   Session E: Training and Family Policies
  Chair: Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA)
 
    Michael Lechner (University of St. Gallen and IZA), Bart Cockx (Ghent University and IZA), Joost Boolens (Public Employment Service of Flanders (VDAB))
  "Priority to Unemployed Immigrants? A Causal Machine Learning Evaluation of Training in Belgium"
 
    Hyejin Ku (University College London and IZA), Julian Johnsen (SNF - Centre for Applied Research ), Kjell G. Salvanes (Norwegian School of Economics and IZA)
  "Competition and Career Advancement: The Hidden Costs of Paid Leave"
 
 
17:00 - 18:00   Session F: Gender and Labor Market Institutions
  Chair: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
 
    Mikhail Poyker (Columbia University), Riccardo Marchingiglio (Northwestern University)
  "The Economics of Gender-Specific Minimum-Wage Legislation"
 
    Bastian Schulz (Aarhus University), Fabian Siuda (CESifo, Munich)
  "Marriage and Divorce: The Role of Labor Market Institutions"
 
 
18:00 - 18:30   Break
 
 
18:30 - 19:30   Session G: Informality and Labor Supply
  Chair: Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA)
 
    Giovanni Mastrobuoni (Collegio Carlo Alberto and IZA), Edoardo di Porto (National Institute for Social Security (INPS)), Pietro Garibaldi (University of Turin and IZA), Paolo Naticchio (University of Rome 3 and IZA)
  "The Perverse Effect of Flexible Labor Regulation on Informality"
 
    Nandita Krishnaswamy (University of Southern California), Emily Breza (Harvard University), Supreet Kaur (University of California, Berkeley and IZA)
  "Scabs: The Social Suppression of Labor Supply"
 
 
19:30 - 20:30   Session H: Legal Enforcement and Collective Bargaining
  Chair: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
 
    Vincenzo Pezone (Goethe University Frankfurt)
  "The Real Effects of Judicial Enforcement"
 
    Lorenzo Lagos (Columbia University and IZA)
  "Labor Market Institutions and the Composition of Firm Compensation: Evidence from Brazilian Collective Bargaining"