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4th IZA Labor Statistics Workshop: Measurement of Labor Market Conditions

Organizers: Katharine G. Abraham (University of Maryland and IZA), Susan N. Houseman (Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and IZA)
Location:ONLINE
Date:April 22, 2021 - April 24, 2021

Event Manager:

Viola Hartmann (IZA)

Program

Preliminary Version February 2, 2021


All times stated in CEST (Central European Summer Time, GMT+2)

15:30 CEST (GMT+2) is:

8:30 CDT (GMT-7)
9:30 EDT (GMT-4)

14:30 BST (GMT+1)


+++ presentation: 20 minutes +++ discussant: 5 minutes +++ floor discussion: 15 minutes +++


Thursday, April 22:

 
15:30 - 16:00   Welcome and Introduction
Katharine G. Abraham (University of Maryland and IZA)
Susan N. Houseman (Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and IZA)
 
 
16:00 - 16:40   Petr Sedlacek (University of Oxford), Yusuf Mercan (University of Melbourne), Benjamin Schoefer (University of California, Berkeley)
  "Countercyclical Congestion"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
16:40 - 17:20   Antonio Parlavecchio (University of Sheffield)
  "The Real Wages of Newly Hired Workers over the Business Cycle: When the Difference between Worker Flows from Unemployment and Out-of-Labor Force Matters"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
 
17:20 - 17:40   Break
 
 
17:40 - 18:20   Jonas Maibom (Aarhus University and IZA), Jonas Fluchtmann (Aarhus University), Anita M. Glenny (University of Copenhagen), Nikolaj Harmon (University of Copenhagen)
  "The Dynamics of Job Search in Unemployment"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
18:20 - 19:00   Martin Popp (Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg)
  "Minimum Wages in Concentrated Labor Markets"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
 
19:00       Concluding Remarks
 
 

Friday, April 23:

 
16:00 - 16:40   Hie Joo Ahn (Federal Reserve Board), James D. Hamilton (University of California, San Diego)
  "Measuring Labor-Force Participation and the Incidence and Duration of Unemployment"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
16:40 - 17:20   Shigeru Fujita (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia), Giuseppe Moscarini (Yale University), Fabien Postel-Vinay (University College London)
  "Measuring Employer-to-Employer Reallocation"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
 
17:20 - 17:40   Break
 
 
17:40 - 18:20   John Coglianese (Federal Reserve Board of Governors), Tomaz Cajner (Federal Reserve Board of Governors), Joshua Montes (Federal Reserve Board of Governors)
  "The Long-Lived Cyclicality of the Labor Force Participation Rate"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
18:20 - 19:00   Jason Faberman (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago), Aysegul Sahin (University of Texas at Austin), Andreas I. Mueller (University of Texas at Austin and IZA)
  "The Aggregate Hours Gap during the Covid-19 Pandemic"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
 
19:00       Concluding Remarks
 
 

Saturday, April 24:

 
16:00 - 16:40   Etienne Lalé (University of Québec at Montréal and IZA), André Kurmann (Drexel University), Lien Ta (Drexel University)
  "The Impact of COVID-19 on Small Business Employment and Hours: Real-time Estimates with Homebase Data"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
16:40 - 17:20   Leonardo Morales (Central Bank of Colombia), José Lobo (Central Bank of Colombia)
  "Estimating Vacancies from Firms’ Hiring Behavior: The Case of a Developing Economy"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
 
17:20 - 17:40   Break
 
 
17:40 - 18:20   Elisa Guglielminetti (Bank of Italy), Guido Bulligan (Bank of Italy), Eliana Viviano (Bank of Italy)
  "Adjustments Along the Intensive Margin and Wages: Evidence from the Euro Area and the US"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
18:20 - 19:00   Antoine Bertheau (University of Copenhagen), Henning Bunzel (Aarhus University), Rune Vejlin (Aarhus University and IZA)
  "Employment Reallocation over the Business Cycle: Evidence from Danish Data"
  Discussant: -- to be announced --
 
 
19:00       Concluding Remarks