International Conference "Occupations and Social Inequality"

hosted by the Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

Congress Centre of the Federal Employment Agency (BA)

Start: 29 Jun 2017

End: 30 Jun 2017

  • Programme (Updated: 23 May 2017)

    THURSDAY, 29 June 2017

    9:00

    Welcome by the Organizers

    9:15

    Keynote 1 (45 minutes presentation, 30 minutes discussion)

     

    The 41 Springfields: how local occupational structures perpetuate inequality in early career outcomes

    Kim Weeden

    10:30

    Coffee Break

    10:45

    Session 1: Occupational Closure (20 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)

     

    Occupational Closure, Social Selection and Wage Inequality

    Stefan B. Andrade, Lasse F. Henriksen

     

    Occupational Hierarchies across Workplaces: An Empirical Test of the “Treiman Constant” in Sweden

    Dustin Avent-Holt, Martin Hällsten, David Cort

     

    Wage bargaining and occupational licencing in the USA and Germany

    Andreas Haupt, Nils Witte

    12:15

    Lunch Break

    13:15

    Session 2: Tasks (20 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)

     

    Putting tasks to the test: the case of Germany

    Daniela Rohrbach-Schmidt

     

    Graduate Labour Market Trends in Germany. Analysis using a task-based indicator of graduate jobs

    Golo Henseke, Francis Green

     

    Graduates and graduate jobs: what’s happening in the UK labour market?

    Kate Purcell, Peter Elias

     

    The interrelation between task sex segregation and the gender wage gap – Some evidence of within-occupational gender inequality for the Netherlands

    Stephanie Steinmetz, Kea Tijdens, Stefano Visintin

    15:15

    Coffee Break

    15:30

    Session 3: Occupational certification and licensing (20 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)

     

    Unemployment after labour market entry: Do institutional characteristics of VET programs matter?

    Miriam Grønning, Irene Kriesi

     

    Are they just important for labor market entry? The role of training occupation characteristics for labor market chances after apprenticeship training in Germany

    Laura Menze

     

    Contextualized Inequality? How Study Fields shape Gender Specific Wage Trajectories in Germany and Finland

    Anna Erika Hägglund

     

    Field-Specific Recruitment Practices: How Does Unemployment Affect Later Employment Chances? A Factorial Survey Design

    Lulu P. Shi & Ariane Bertogg

    19:00

    Conference Dinner

     

     

    FRIDAY, 30 June 2017

    09:00  

    Keynote 2 (45 minutes presentation, 30 minutes discussion)

     

    Young people in uncertain Times: Making the transition from school to work

    Ingrid Schoon

    10:15

    Coffee Break

    10:30

    Session 4: Occupational sex segregation (20 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)

     

    Occupational classes, gender and the interrelation of spatial and wage mobility

    Tim Schröder

     

    Occupational sex segregation and the unemployment risks of men and women

    Ann-Christin Bächmann

     

    Occupations as Determinants for Men’s Transitions from Full-time to Part-time Employment in Germany

    Agnieszka Althaber

     

    The Myth of Women’s Work? Occupational Segregation and Job Satisfaction in Australia

    Alfred Michael Dockery, Sandra Buchler

    12:30

    Lunch Break

    13:30

    Session 5: The role of employers (20 minutes presentation, 10 minutes discussion)

     

    Demand-Side Explanation for Occupational Gender Segregation: Gender Discrimination in Selecting Applicants - Evidence from a Survey Experiment

    Basha Vicari, Britta Matthes

     

    Do employers adapt their hiring preferences? Regional-occupational opportunities in the German apprenticeship market

    Paula Protsch, Christian Gerhards, Sabine Mohr

     

    The value of foreign certificates in the screening and hiring process: A vignette study among German employers

    Martin Abraham, Andreas Damelang, Sabine Ebensperger, Felix Stumpf

    15:00

    Concluding Remarks and Farewell

    15:30

    End of the Conference

     

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