International Workshop: Welfare and Unemployment Dynamics

hosted by the Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

Start: 08 Nov 2018

End: 09 Nov 2018

  • Programme (updated November 5, 2018)

    Thursday, 8 November 2018

    11:30 a.m.

    Registration and Lunch

    12:30 p.m.

    Opening address

    Ulrich Walwei, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

    Keynote address I: Long-term Unemployment in Spain: The Aftermath of the Great Recession

    Samuel Bentolila, CEMFI, Madrid

    1:30 p.m.

    Session A


    The effect of temporary employment on labour market outcomes

    Daniela Piazzalunga, University. of Verona, CHILD, IZA; Enrico Rettore

    Do supplementary jobs for welfare recipients increase the chance of welfare exit? Evidence from Germany

    Stefan Schwarz, IAB; Alexander Mosthaf; Thorsten Schank

    From social assistance to self-sufficiency; low paid work as stepping stone

    Sanne Boschman, Utrecht University; Ineke Maas; Cok Vrooman

    3:00 p.m.

    Coffee break

    3:15 p.m.

    Session B

    3:15 p.m.

    Welfare-use accumulation and chronic dependency in Israel: The role of structural factors

    Netta Achdut, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Haya Steir

    Giving in – not giving up. Unemployment duration and the role of job related concessions for leaving welfare

    Bernhard Christoph, IAB; Torsten Lietzmann, IAB

    Welfare recipients’ transition into employment and employment stability in Germany

    Katrin Hohmeyer, IAB; Katharina Dengler, Cordula Zabel

    The effect of activation on the exit from social assistance support. The case of Luxembourg

    Silvia Girardi, LISER (Luxembourg) & KU Leuven

    5:15 p.m.

    Reception and Pre-Dinner Talk: The Finnish Experiment of Universal Basic Income

    Olli E. Kangas, Academy of Finland; University of Turku

    7:00 p.m.

    Conference Dinner at restaurant „Gutmann am Dutzendteich", Bayernstraße 150, Nuremberg



    Friday, 9 November 2018

    9:00 a.m.

    Session C


    Using longitudinal administrative data on benefits and earnings histories to identify social disadvantage

    Serena Pattaro, University of Glasgow; Nick Bailey; Chris Dibben

    Dynamics of Chronic Unemployment in Denmark, Finland and Germany

    Simo Aho, Tampere University; Thomas Rothe, IAB; Regina Konle-Seidl; Iben Nørup; Thomas Rhein

    The Importance of Ethnic Enclaves for Future Dependence on Social Benefits: A Study of Asylum Seekers in the Netherlands

    Marcus H. Kristiansen, Utrecht University; Ineke Maas; Cok Vrooman

    A Critical Analysis of Social Assistance Programs in Quebec

    Anthony Desbiens, Université de Montréal; Diane Gagné, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières; Marie-Pierre Boucher; Marie-Josée Dupuis; Yanick Noiseux

    11:00 a.m.

    Keynote address II: “Work and welfare in Norway: a processual approach to the study of work and welfare-state dynamics”

    Thomas Lorentzen, University of Bergen

    12:00 p.m.


    1:00 p.m.

    Session D


    Stuck in the middle with U: Labor Supply Effects of Unemployment Benefits Reductions in Times of Crisis

    Gerard Domènech, Boston University; Silvia Vannutelli, Boston University

    Heterogeneity in dynamics of risk accumulation: the case of unemployment

    Giorgio Cutuli, University of Trento; Raffaele Grotti

    The Job Seekers Allowance for School-Leavers: The Effect of Tighter Eligibility Conditions

    Leda Inga, Universiteit Gent, Université catholique de Louvain; Bart Cockx; Muriel Dejemeppe

    Medicalization as alternative path through welfare? Determinants of the transition from unemployment to a medical leave status in the German social policy system

    Philipp Linden, University of Siegen; Nadine Reibling, University of Siegen

    3:00 p.m.

    Farewell Coffee

    1 Workshop participants are cordially invited to attend the IAB-Colloquium held by Olli Kangas on “The Finnish Experiment of Universal Basic Income” at 10:00 a.m. on 8 November 2018 at the IAB in room E10.

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