IZA - Conference Program


IZA Workshop: Labor Market Institutions

Organizers: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA), Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA)
Date:September 02, 2021 - September 03, 2021

Event Manager:

Viola Hartmann (IZA)


Preliminary Version: June 10, 2021

All times stated in CEST (Central European Summer Time, GMT+2).
Please carefully check your time zone.

+++ presentation: 20 minutes +++ floor discussion: 10 minutes +++

Thursday, September 02:

15:45 - 16:00   Welcome
        Session A: Collective Bargaining
  Chair: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
16:00 - 16:30   Ana Rute Cardoso (IAE Barcelona (CSIC) and IZA), David Card (UC Berkeley and IZA)
  "Wage Flexibility under Sectoral Bargaining"
16:30 - 17:00   Hugo Reis (Banco de Portugal and IZA), Hugo de Almeida Vilares (London School of Economics)
  "A Saga of Wage Resilience: Like a Bridge over Troubled Water"
        Session B: Minimum Wage
  Chair: Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA)
17:00 - 17:30   Effrosyni Adamopoulou (University of Mannheim and IZA), Francesco Manaresi (OECD), Omar Rachedi (ESADE Business School), Emircan Yurdagul (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
  "Minimum Wages and the Insurance within the Firm"
17:30 - 18:00   Nicolas Gavoille (Stockholm School of Economics, Riga), Anna Zasova (Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies)
  "What We Pay in the Shadow: Labor Tax Evasion, Minimum Wage Hike and Employment"
18:00 - 18:30   Break
        Session C: Unemployment Insurance
  Chair: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
18:30 - 19:00   Isaac Sorkin (Stanford University), Marta Lachowska (Upjohn Institute for Employment Research), Steve Woodbury (Upjohn Institute for Employment Research)
  "Firms and Unemployment Insurance Take-Up"
19:00 - 19:30   Ioannis Kospentaris (Virginia Commonwealth University), Andreas Gulyas (University of Mannheim), Johannes Goensch (Goethe University Frankfurt)
  "Unemployment Insurance Reforms in a Search Model with Endogenous Labor Force Participation"
        Session D: School to Work Transitions
  Chair: Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA)
19:30 - 20:00   Luca Flabbi (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and IZA), Matteo Bobba (Toulouse School of Economics and IZA), Santiago Levy (Brookings Institution and IZA)
  "Labor Market Search, Informality and Schooling Investments"
20:00 - 20:30   Shmuel San (New York University)
  "Who Works Where and Why? Parental Networks and the Labor Market"

Friday, September 03:

15:45 - 16:00   Welcome
        Session E: Gender and the Labor Market
  Chair: Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA)
16:00 - 16:30   Enrico Rubolino (University of Lausanne)
  "Taxing the Gender Gap: Labor Market Effects of a Payroll Tax Cut for Women in Italy"
16:30 - 17:00   Pengpeng Xiao (Duke University)
  "Wage and Employment Discrimination by Gender in Labor Market Equilibrium"
        Session F: Short-Time Work
  Chair: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
17:00 - 17:30   Damian Osterwalder (University of Zurich), Simon Jäger (MIT and IZA), Benjamin Schoefer (UC Berkeley), Josef Zweimüller (University of Zurich and IZA)
  "Short-Time Work Incidence and Consequences: Individual- and Firm-Level Evidence from Austria"
17:30 - 18:00   Daniele Biancardi (University of Turin), Federica Origo (University of Bergamo and IZA), Claudio Lucifora (Università Cattolica, Milan and IZA)
  "Short-Time Work and Unionisation. When is Short-Time Work More Effective?"
18:00 - 18:30   Break
        Session G: Regulation I
  Chair: Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA)
18:30 - 19:00   Jason Sockin (University of Pennsylvania), Aaron Sojourner (University of Minnesota and IZA), Evan Starr (University of Maryland)
  "Externalities from Silence: Non-Disclosure Agreements Distort Firm Reputation"
19:00 - 19:30   Gabriel Ulyssea (University College London and IZA), Vladimir Ponczek (Sao Paulo School of Economics)
  "Enforcement of Labor Regulation and the Labor Market Effects of Trade: Evidence from Brazil"
        Session H: Regulation II
  Chair: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA)
19:30 - 20:00   Antonin Bergeaud (Bank of France), Philippe Aghion (College de France), John van Reenen (MIT and IZA)
  "The Impact of Regulation on Innovation"
20:00 - 20:30   Andrea Manera (MIT), Martina Uccioli (MIT)
  "Employment Protection and the Direction of Technology Adoption"