1st IZA/OECD Workshop: Labor Market Monopsony and Its Regulation
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The IZA/OECD workshops aim to increase synergies between researchers and OECD experts to promote the societal impact of academic research and the relevance of expertise. These workshops are organized twice a year and focus on topics of particular importance to the economy and society. They bring together researchers from the IZA network, OECD experts and policymakers. They take place by videoconference, over half a day, with presentations by experts, researchers and discussions with policymakers.
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+++ presentation: 20 minutes +++ floor discussion: 5 minutes +++
Friday, November 10
13:50 - 13:55
Meet & Greet
13:55 - 14:00
Session 1: OECD Work on Labor Market Monopsony
Chair: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
14:00 - 14:25
Andrea Bassanini (OECD and IZA), Giulia Bovini (Bank of Italy), Eve Caroli (University Paris Dauphine and IZA), Jorge Casanova Ferrando (Compass Lexecon and Fedea), Federico Cingano (Bank of Italy), Paolo Falco (University of Copenhagen), Florentino Felgueroso (Fedea), Marcel Jansen (Autonomous University of Madrid and IZA), Pedro Martins (Nova School of Business and Economics and IZA), António Melo (University Paris Dauphine), Michael Oberfichtner (IAB and IZA), Martin Popp (IAB)
"Labor Market Concentration, Wages and Job Security in Europe"
14:25 - 14:50
Andrea Garnero (OECD and IZA), Tito Boeri (Bocconi University and IZA), Lorenzo Luisetto (University of Michigan)
"Non-compete Agreements in a Rigid Labor Market: The Case of Italy"
14:50 - 15:00
Session 2: Recent Perspectives on Labor Market Monopsony
Chair: Andrea Bassanini (OECD and IZA)
15:00 - 15:25
Samuel Dodini (Norwegian School of Economics), Michael Lovenheim (Brooks School of Public Policy), Kjell Salvanes (Norwegian School of Economics and IZA), Alexander Willén (Norwegian School of Economics)
"Monopsony, Job Tasks, and Labor Market Concentration"
15:25 - 15:50
15:50 - 16:00
16:00 - 17:00
Panel Discussion: Regulation and Enforcement of Competition in the Labor Market
Chair: Stéphane Carcillo (OECD and IZA)
- Dominik Erharter (Senior Economist, European Commission, DG Competition)
- Ioana Marinescu (Principal Economist - US Department of Justice – Antitrust Division)
- Simon Mongey (Senior Economist - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
- Ana Sofia Rodrigues (Chief Economist, Portuguese Competition Authority)
Stéphane Carcillo (OECD and IZA)
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