Sessions


Day 1: Wednesady 15
13:50 - 14:00   Welcome     
         
Session 1
14:00 - 14:30   Jim Albrecht
(Georgetown University)

Efficient Entry in Competing Auctions
14:30 - 15:00   Philipp Jung
(University of Bonn)
  Wage Dynamics in Long-Term Contracts
15:00 - 15:30   Eric Smith
(University of Essex)
  Search Capital

       
15:30 – 16:00   Coffee break    





Session 2
16:00 - 16:30

Mustafa Ulus
(Galatasaray University)

Unemployment Compensation and the Allocation of Labor in Developing Countries
16:30 - 17:00

Andri Chassamboulli
(University of Cyprus)

Immigration Policies and the Labor Market
17:00 - 17:30

Giammario Impulliti
(University of Cambridge)

Wage Inequality, Firm Dynamics, and International Trade
         
17:30 – 18:00

Coffee break







Keynote Speech
18:00 - 19:00

Gianluca Violante
(New York University)

Optimal Design of Welfare-to-Work Programs
         
    End of the 1st day    
         
19:30   Wine tasting (Villa Vinum, Mainz)

Day 2: Thursday 16
         
Session 3
09:00 - 09:30   William Hawkins
(Yeshiva University) 
  Worker Flows under Mismatch
09:30 - 10:00   Carlos Carrillo-Tudela
(University of Essex)
  Unemployment and Vacancies Dynamics with Imperfect Financial Markets
10:00 - 10:30   Pietro Garibaldi
(University of Torino)
  Labor and Finance: Mortensen and Pissarides meet Holmstrom and Tirole

       
10:30 – 11:00   Coffee break    
         
Session 4
11:00 - 11:30   Jaehong Kim
(University of Basel)
  On the Uniqueness of Directed Search Equilibrium
11:30 - 12:00   Gábor Virág
(University of Toronto)
  Learning and Price Discovery in a Search Model
12:00 - 12:30   Klaus Kultti
(University of Helsinki)
  Low Price Signals High Capacity
         
12:30 - 14:00   Lunch (Baron, University Campus)

       
Session 5
         
14:00 - 14:30   Marco Leonardi
(University of Milan)
  Job Mobility and Earnings Instability
14:30 - 15:00   Javier Fernandez-Blanco
(Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
  On the Composition Effects on the Labor Market Outcomes
15:00 - 15:30   Fatih Karahan
(Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
  Geographical Reallocation and Unemployment during the Great Recession: The Role of the Housing Bust
         
15:30 - 16:00   Coffee break    
         
Session 6: Special Session on European Unemployment
         
16:00 - 16:30   Thepthida Sopraseuth
(University of Cergy-Pontoise)
  The Cyclicality of the Separation and Job Finding Rates in France
16:30 - 17:00   Giorgio Topa
(Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
  Mismatch Unemployment in the U.K. Labor Market
17:00 - 17:30   Andrey Launov
(University of Mainz)
  Thumbscrew for Agencies or for Individuals? How to Reduce Unemployment



   
17:30 - 18:00   Coffee break    
   
 
Keynote speech (Special Session on European Unemployment)
18:00 - 19:00   Juan Dolado
(Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
  Unemployment in Europe: North-South Divide and some other Issues
         
    End of the 2nd day    
         
20:00   Conference dinner (Augustinerkeller Mainz)

Day 3: Friday 17 
         
Session 7
09:00 – 09:30   Rune Vejlin
(Aarhus University)
  Estimation of a Roy/Search/Compensating Differential Model of the Labor Market 
09:30 – 10:00   Annaïg Morin
(European University Institute)
  Wage Dispersion over the Business Cycle
10:00 – 10:30   Christian Holzner
(University of Munich)
  On the Coexistence of Different Recruitment and Retention Policies

       
10:30 – 11:00   Coffee break    
         
Session 8
         
11:00 – 11:30   Etienne Lalé
(Sciences-Po)
  Matching Frictions, Self-Insurance and Severance Payments
11:30 – 12:00   Björn Brügemann
(Free University of Amsterdam)
  Welfare Effects of Short-Time Compensation
12:00 – 12:30   Ludo Visschers
(Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
  Great Opportunities or Poor Alternatives: Self-employment, Unemployment and Paid Employment over the Business Cycle
         
12:30 – 13:30   Lunch (Baron, University Campus)
         
Session 9
14:00 – 14:30   Theodore Papageorgiou
(Penn State University)
  Worker Sorting and Agglomeration Economies
14:30 – 15:00   Eugene Choo
(University of Calgary)
  Dynamic marriage matching: An Empirical Framework
15:00 – 15:30   Sonia Oreffice
(University of Alicante)
  Multidimensional Matching with a Potential Handicap: Smoking in the Marriage Market
         
15:30 – 16:00   Coffee break    
         
Keynote Speech
16 :00 -17:00   Claudio Michelacci
(CEMFI, Madrid)
  Optimal Life Cycle Unemployment Insurance
         
    Farewell