Perspectives on (Un-) Employment - 9th Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop

hosted by the Institute for Employment Research

Meistersingerhalle Nuremberg

Start: 26 Jan 2017

End: 27 Jan 2017

  • Programme

    THURSDAY, 26 January 2017


    09:00 – 09:30



    09:30 – 09:45

    Welcome Address: Reconciling Macro and Micro Labour

    Professor Joachim Möller, Director of IAB


    09:45 – 10:45

    Keynote Speech I:
    Social Inequality as a Condition and Consequence of Education over the Life Course

    Professor Hans-Peter Blossfeld, European University Institute


    10:45 – 11:00

    Coffee break


    11:00 – 12:00

    Session I: Local Labour Markets




    The effect of regional competition and company-sponsored training
    on the productivity-wage wedge

    Tina Hinz, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)




    Employment effects of services offshoring on local labour markets

    Martina Magli, University of Nottingham


    12:00 – 13:00

    Lunch break


    13:00 – 14:00

    Session II: Labour Market Institutions




    Counteracting Unemployment in Crises: Nonlinear Effects of Short-Time Work Policy

    Brigitte Hochmuth, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)




    Work Incentives in Europe

    Cortnie Shupe, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)


    14:00 – 14:15

    Coffee break


    14:15 – 15:45

    Poster Session



    Informal Help Networks Effect on workers’ Efforts and Wages

    Rahma Daly, University of Evry Val-d’Essonne (EPEE)



    Labor Market Frictions, Retirement and Inequality

    Stefan Etgeton, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)



    Regional influences on the stepping-stone effect of low-wage employment

    Christopher Polchow, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg



    The role of naturalization in the labor market performance of immigrants in Germany

    Salwan Saif, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)



    The contribution of institutions to an incredible rise in old age employment

    Rebecca Schrader, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)



    Production Control and Between Occupation Wage Inequality

    André Cieplinski, University of Siena

    15:45 –16:00

    Coffee break

    16:00 – 18:00

    Alumni Session I: Career Paths for Young Academics


    Heinrich Alt, Federal Employment Agency

    Dr Daniela Rahn, Office of the Federal President

    Dr Jens Stephani, Federal Employment Agency

    Dr Heiko Stüber, IAB and Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

    Wolfgang Lorenz, IAB


    Conference Dinner



    FRIDAY, 27 January 2017

    09:30 – 10:30

    The Winners and Losers of Organisational and Technological Change

    Professor Christian Dustmann, Ph.D., University College London

    10:30 – 10:45

    Coffee break

    10:45 – 12:15

    Session III: Education and Training



    Class Composition and Educational Outcomes: Evidence from the Abolition of Denominational Schools

    Ilka Gerhardts, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (LMU)



    Does Education Affect Attitudes toward Immigration? Evidence from Germany

    Shushanik Margaryan, University Hamburg



    Why do some workers never participate in training?

    Zafer Büyükkeçeci, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), Maastricht University

    12:15 – 13:15

    Lunch break

    13:15 – 14:15

    Session IV: Job Search



    Why do migrant workers rely more often on referrals?

    Sevak Alaverdyan, Bielefeld Graduate School of Economics and Management (BiGSEM)



    Search Cost and Search Duration for New Hires

    Francesco Carbonero, IAB

    14:15 – 14:30

    Coffee break

    14:30 – 15:30

    Session V: School to Work Transition



    NEET (Not in employment, education, or training) youth in the Netherlands

    Alexander Dicks, Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), Maastricht University



    Reservation Wages of Dutch and non-Dutch VET-students: How are they formed and how informed are they?

    Lisa Dumhs, Utrecht University School of Economics

    15:30 - 15:45

    Coffee break

    15:45 – 17:45

    Alumni Session II: Current Research


    Dr Alexander Mosthaf, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz

    Jun.-Professor Wolfgang Dauth, IAB, and Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg



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