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October 7 & 8, 2004
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version 09/29/04

Wednesday, October 6 th, 2004

       17.00 - 19.30 Registration and Welcome Drink

Thursday, October 07 th, 2004


08.30 - 09.00 Coffee and Registration

09.00 - 10.30 - Session 1:
                                              Technological Changes

Chair:

A Micro-Economic Foundation of Modelling the Occupational Structure of Economic Sectors
Frank Cörvers (NL) Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA)

Does Product Market Competition Increase Wage Inequality?
Maria Guadalupe (UK) London School of Economics

Is There Skill-biased Technological Change in Italian Manufacturing? Evidence from Firm-Level Data
Nicola Matteucci (I) Marche Polytechnic University

The Impact of Technological and Organizational Changes on Labor Flows. Evidence on French Establishments.
Eva Moreno Galbisy (B) IRES-Université Catholique de Louvain

Skill-Biased Transition: The Role of Markets, Institutions, and Technological Change
Klara Sabiriranova Peter (USA) University of Michigan School

Poster Session 1 : Thusday 10.30-11.00& 15.30-16.00

Chair : Christiane Bughin (U. Mons)

Labour demand and innovation behaviour : a firm level panel data exploration for the Netherlands
Ronald Dekker(NL) Delft University of technology

Trade Liberalization and Labor-Demand Elasticities: Empirical Evidence from Tunisia
Ilham Haouas (F) Université Paris1

Employment Effects of Ecological Innovations: an Empirical Analysis
Najib Harabi (CH) University of Applied Sciences Northwest

Compétences centrales pour innover des firmes françaises: modélisation du choix d'innover dans une perspective d'allocation et de création de ressources
Souhaila Kammoun (F) LIRHE, Université des Sciences Sociales de Toulouse 1

Trade, Techology and Changes in Labour Demand Elasticities in UK Manufacturing
Sreekala Kochugovindan (UK) University of London

Reconciling the Nash and Kalai-Smorodinsky Cooperative Solutions: Generalized Maximands of CES Form
Ana Paula Martins (P) Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

Computer Use and Wage Premiums: a Simultaneous Approach
Joan Muysken (NL) Maastricht University

Technology, Trade, and Income Distribution in West Germany: A Factor-Share Analysis, 1976- 1994
Cartsen Ochsen (D) University of Rostock

Labor Productivity and the Impact of Information and Communication Technologies: A Panel Data Analysis of Developed and Developing Countries
Sotiris Papaioannou (GR) Athens University

Economic Integration and Elasticities of Labour Demand : Econometric Evidence from Finland
Elisa Riihimäki (FIN) University of Helsinki

The Relationship between Skilled Labour and Technical Change
Eleni Savvidou (S) Uppsala University

Why do Capital Intensive Companies Pay Higher Wages ?
Matti Viren (SU) University of Turku

Informatique et Organisation du Travail: au delà de la complémentarité, les interactions sociales
Emmanuelle Walkowiak (F) Université Paris IX-Dauphine

 

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break and Poster Session
                                                         (sessions 1, 2a, 3, 4 & 7a)

11.00 - 13.00 Opening Conference

Welcome Speech

Chair : Robert PLASMAN, Directeur du Dulbéa, co-animateur du Chapitre "Emploi" à l'AEA


  Bernard LUX , Recteur de l'Université de Mons-Hainaut

  

Keynote Speech

Chair : Benoît MAHY, Université de Mons-Hainaut, co-organisateur du Colloque


Monopsony and Labour Demand

Alan MANNING

Department of Economics, London School of Economics

......more on this topic from A. Manning


12.30 - 14.00 Lunch and Poster Session
                                                         (sessions 1, 2a, 3, 4 & 7a)

14.00 - 15.30- Parallel Session 2a:
                                               Gender and Discrimination

Chair : Daniel Meulders (DULBEA)

Female Labour Demand Elasticities : Evidence from Equal Pay Act
Sreekala Kochugovindan (UK) University of London

Crossing the Tracks: More onTrends in the Training of Male and Female Workers in the United Kingdom
Paul Latreille (UK) University of Wales Swansea

La discrimination à l’encontre des jeunes femmes d’origine française et étrangère dans leur insertion professionnelle; analyse methodologique et différences de parcours..
Séverine Lemière (F) Matisse U. Paris I & Olivier Joseph (F) Cereq

Technological Change and Gender Wage
Differentials, Estimates for US Industries : 1979-2001

Simona Lup Tick (USA) The University of Arizona

Hiring Discrimination in the French Financial Sector: an Econometric Analysis on Pair Audit Data
Pascale Petit (F) Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

Poster session 2a & 7a : Thusday 10.30-11.00 & 15.30-16.00

Salimata Sissoko (DULBEA)

Gender and Ethnicity in the New Zealand Labour Market
Robert Alexander (NZ) University Of Otago

Spécialisation des emplois et chômage dans un modèle d'appariement
Samir Amine (F) Université du Havre

Pay Equity Illusion : Discrimination against Women in France
Sandra Cavaco (F) GATE, CNRS / Université Lyon II

Gender Wage Gap and Female Participation in Labor Market in Egypt
Daad Fouad (ET) Cairo University

Converging inequalities : a panel study of the gender wage gap in the European Union
Amynah Gangji (B) Université Libre de Bruxelles

Return to Internal Mobility in the Spanish Labour Market: Differences by Gender
Dolores Garcia-Crespo (E) Departamento de Economía Aplicada. Estadística y Econometría.

Segmentation by Skills and Wage Discrimination in a Trans-Border Labor Market
Oscar Gonzalez (SUI) Istituto Ricerche Economiche (IRE)–U. della Svizzera Italiana

Wage Differences between Incumbents and External Candidates
Wolter Hassink (NTW) Utrecht University

Gender Specific Impact of Computer Use on the Wage Structure in Austria
Helmut Hofer (AUS) Institute for Advanced Studies

An Investigation on the Gender Wage Gap in the Australian Labour Market
Hiau Joo Kee (AUS) University of Adelaide

Wage Inequality and Segregation Between Native and Immigrant Workers in Switzerland: Evidence Using Matched Employee-Employer Data
Tobias Müller (CH) Département d'économétrie, Université de Genève

Gender Discrimination – Pay and Promotions in Job-Ladders
Ada Ma (UK) University of Aberdeen

Differences in Career Advancement by Gender : Evidence from Personnel Data
Stephen L. Mehay (CA) Graduate School of Business & Public Policy

Glass Ceilings? Sticky Floors? Gender Differences in Wage Growth and Promotion
Philippe Van Kerm (LU) CEPS/INSTEAD

14.00 - 15.30- Parallel Session 2b :
                                              On the Job Performance Incentives

Chair : Gilbert Cette (Banque de France)

Firm-Provided Social Concerns - Just Another Non-Wage Compensation Story?
Iben Bolvig (DK) The Aarhus School of Business

Intra-Firm Wage Dispersion and Firm Performance in Belgium
Thierry Lallemand (B) University of Brussels

Performance-Related Pay and Firm Performance in Finland
Hannu Piekkola (FIN) ETLA

Confronting Objections to Performance Pay: an Analysis of the Incentives-Job Satisfaction Relationship after Controlling for Endogeneity
Ioannis Theodossiou (UK) University of Aberdeen

The Impact of Piece Rate Contracts on Wages and Worker Effort: Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data
Chris Riddell (CA) University of British Columbia

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee Break and Poster Session
                                                         (sessions 1, 2a, 3, 4 & 7a)

16.00- 17.30 Session 3 :
                                              Labour Market Policies

Chair : Eskil Wadenskö (U. Stockholm)

Churning and Institutions - Dutch and German Establishments Compared with Micro-Level Data
Piet Allaart (ND) OSA-Institute

The Impact of the German Job Protection Legislation on Job Creation in Small Entreprises
Derik Burgert (D) Universität Lu-neburg

Subsidized Employment for Young Long-Term Unemployed Workers - An Evaluation
Christian Göbel (B) IRES, Université Catholique de Louvain

Explaining the Desire for Local Bargaining: Evidence from a Finnish Survey of Employers and Employees
Anni Heikkilä (SU) The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy

Wage Subsidies in East-Germany - A Cure for the Unemployment Plague?
Paulo Rodrigues (D) Goethe University Frankfurt, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Poster session 3 : Thusday 10.30-11.00& 15.30-16.00

Chair : Michaël Rusinek (ULB)

Des facteurs qui peuvent perturber le lien entre croissance et chômage dans une petite économie ouverte
Ferdy Adam (L) Ministère de l’économie

Unemployment and Economic Policy in Morocco Deterministic and Stochastic Analysis
Ahmad Baijou (MA) Ifrane University

Evaluation ex post de l'impact des 35 heures sur la demande de travail et les performances économiques des entreprises
Matthieu Bunel (F) Laboratoire IREGE Laboratoire CIRPEE

Measuring the Impact of the Italian CFL Programme on the Job Opportunities for the Youths
Bruno Contini (I) University of Torino

Allégement du coût du travail et emploi peu qualifié : une réévaluation
Islem Gafsi (F) EPEE, Université d’Evry-val-d’Essonne

Disentangling the Effect of ICT on Residential and non-Residential Labour Demand in Luxembourg
Alexandra Guarda-Rauch (L) Ministère de l’Economie

An econometric analysis of employment wages and productivity in Europe in comparison with the US an Japan, 1964-2000
Maria-Carmen Guisan (ES) University of Santiago de Compostela

Reduction in the Long-Term Unemployment of the Elderly: a Story of Success from Finland
Tomi Kyyrä (FIN) Government Institute for Economic Research, VAT

Ideals in Sequential Bargaining Structures
Ana Paula Martins (P) Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

Austria's Wage Bargaining System: Large Wage Differentials in a Corporatist Economy
Wolfgang Pollan (AUS)
Austrian Institute of Economics Research

Union Wage Gaps in Multilevel Industrial Relations Systems
Michael Rusinek (B) ULB

Government Grants and Labour Demand: a Micro-Econometric Analysis
Eric Strobl (B) CORE, Universite catholique de Louvain

17.30- 19.00 Session 4:
                                              Education and Training

Chair : Serge Allegrezza (STATEC, Luxembourg)

Employment Subsidies vs. Other Forms of Active Programmes in Promoting Youth Employment
Virve Ollikainen (FIN) Government Institute for Economic Research

Skill Wage Premiums, Employment, and Cohort Effects in a Model of German Labor Demand
Karsten Kohn (D) Goethe-University Frankfurt

The Impact of Training on Earnings - Differences Between Participant Groups and Training Forms
Anja Kuckulenz (D) Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW)

Firm-Level Social Returns to Education
Pedro Martins (UK) University of St Andrews

The Determinants of Training Investments by Firms: Coverage, Intensity and Specificity Empirical Evidence from two Provincial Italian Datasets
Massimiliano Mazzanti (I) Università di Ferrara

Poster Session 4 : Thusday 10.30-11.00 & 15.30-16.00

Chair : Céline Mousset (CRW, U. Mons)

Educational and Mismatch and Wages in Spain: New Evidence with Panel Data
Dolores Garcia-Crespo (E) Departamento de Economía Aplicada. Estadística y Econometría

The Effects of Training on Unemployment and Pay in Greece
Costas N. Kanellopoulos (GR) Centre of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE)

University Prestige and Choice of Major Field :Evidence from South Korea
Changhui Kang (SIN) National University of Singapore

Suréducation sur le marché du travail belge : Evaluation et analyse des facteurs explicatifs à l'aide de deux types d'approches
Gungor Karakaya (B) DULBEA

General Education vs Vocational Training : How do they Affect Individual Labour Market Performance ?
Pavlina Karasiotou (B) Université Catholique de Louvain and Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis

Do all Workers Want Training? Evidence from Job Satisfaction Data
Nicolai Kristensen (DK) Aarhus School of Business

Marginal Rate of Substitution between Work Experience and Education
Jonas Månsson (S) Växjö university

Which Human Capital Matters for the Wages of the Poor and the Rich ? Evidence from Match Worker-Firm Data from Tunisia
Christophe Nordman (F) Institut de Recherche pour le Développement-DIAL

Measuring Mismatch on a Labour Market
Alka Obadic (NDH) University of Zagreb

Quand les enfants d'origine défavorisée jettent l'éponge. Origine sociale et investissement éducatif
Lionel Page (F) Université Paris I


Endogenous Wage Determinants and Returns to Education in Spain
Mario F. Rueda-Narváez (E) Universidad de Málaga

19.30 Reception and Official Diner:



Friday , October 8th, 2004


08.30 - 09.00 Coffee and Registration

09.00 - 10.30 - Session 5:
                                              Microeconometrics of Wages

Chair : Patrick Sevestre (U. Paris XII)

Worker Mobility Displacement, Redeployment and Wage Dynamics in Italy
Claudia Villosio (I) University of Torino

Labour Market Transitions and Wages: an Empirical Analysis
Alfred Garloff (D) Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung

Nominal and Real Wage Rigidity: an Assessment Using Italian Microdata
Agata Maida (I) University of Turin

Signaling in the Labour Market: New Evidence on Layoffs and Plant Closings
Nuria Rodriguez-Planas (E) Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

The Impact of Minimum wages on Hours and Employment Revisited
Frank Walsh (IRL) University College Dublin

Poster session 5 : Friday 10.30-11.00& 15.30-16.00

Chair : Ilan Tojerof (DULBEA)

Non Employment and Subsequent Wage Losses
José Maria Arranz (E) University of Alcala

Local Determinants of Spatial Wage Dispersion in Russia
Céline Bignebat (F) Université Paris I

Are Low-Educated Workers Disproportionately Affected by a Change in the Minimum Wage?
Helen Connolly (USA) Northeastern University

Regional Wage Adjustments and Unemployment : Estimating the Time-Varying Wage Curve
Kamil Galuscak (CS) Czech National Bank

Establishment Size and Wage Level in Six European Countries: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data
Thierry Lallemand (B) DULBEA

Modelling the Employment Effects of Minimum Wage: the Case of Luxembourg
Teoman Pamukcu (L) Université du Luxembourg

Inter-Industry Wage Differential and the Gender Wage Gap. Evidence from the ESES for seven EU Countries
Robert Plasman (B) DULBEA

The Unemployment Benefit System and Wage Flexibility in EMU: Time-Varying Evidence in Five Countries
Joseph Plasmans (B) The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break and Poster Session
                                                           (Sessions 2b, 5, 6, 7b & 8)

11.00 - 12.30 - Session 6:
                                               Employment Contracts

Chair : Sergio Perelman (U. Liege)

Exits from Temporary Jobs in Europe: A Competing Risks Analys
Anna D'Addio (DK) Aarhus University

Lousy and Lovely Jobs: the Rising Polarization of Working Britain
Maarten Goos (UK) London School of Economics

Self-Employed Immigrants in Denmark and Sweden. Why are their Incomes so Low?
Eskil Wadensjö (S) Swedish Institute for Social Research

Estimating Employers' Preference for Employment Contracts Using Conjoint Analysis
Marloes Zijl (NL) University of Amsterdam

The Wage Penalty Induced by Part-Time Work. Evidence from European Countries
Sile O’Dorchai (B) DULBEA

Poster session 6 : Friday 10.30-11.00& 15.30-16.00

Chair : Sile O'Dorchai (DULBEA)

Urban Informal Sector and Networks: a Case Study of Delhi Slum Dweller
Mitra Arup (IND) Institute of Economic Growth Delhi University Enclave

Market Potential and the Location Choice of Mexican Immigrants in The United States
leila Baghdadi (F) Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne

Determinants and Characteristics of Temporary Employment in Europe
Anna D'Addio (DK) Aarhus University

Coopération and Labor Contracting : an Intense Relationship
Patrick Micheletti (F) ESC Marseille

The Demand for Apprentices in a Deregulated Labour Market
Samuel Mühlemann (CH) University of Berne

Formes d’emploi et durée du travail: évolution comparée de la Belgique, de ses régions et des pays voisins au cours de la période 1992-2002
Béatrice Van Haeperen(B)
IWEPS


12.30 - 14.00 Lunch and Poster Session
                                                           (Sessions 2b, 5, 6, 7b & 8)


14:00-15:30 - Parallel Session 7a:
                                              Gender Wage Gaps

Chair : François Ricx (DULBEA)

Gender Wage Gap and Segregation during Transition : Case of Hungary
Marton Csillag (F) Inra Toulouse

New Workplace Practices and the Gender Wage Gap
Nabanita Datta Gupta (DK) Aarhus School of Business

Gender Wage Inequality and Rent Sharing -Evidence from a German Employer-Employee Data Set
Hermann Gartner (D) Institute for employment research

Is it what you do or where you work that matters most ? Gender Composition and the Gender Wage Gap Revisitted
Lena Nekby (FIN) Stockholm University

Revisiting the Gender Wage Gap in an International Perspective
Salimata Sissoko (B) University of Brussels

14:00-15:30 - Parallel Session 7b:
                                               Human Capital Management

Chair : Patrick Micheletti (Euromed, Marseille)

Promotions, State Dependence and Intrafirm Job Mobility : Evidence from Personnel Records

Pablo Acosta (USA) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Promotion Dynamics of American Executives
Christian Belzil (CN) CNRS (Gate, u. Lyon 2) et IZA

Human Resource Management and Labour Demand Dynamics. A Microeconometric Analysis Employers Matched Data
Claire Dupont (B) Université de Mons-Hainaut

The Estimation of Job Satisfaction with Endogenous Income
Kostas Mavromaras (UK) University of Aberdeen

Entrepreneurial Choice : can the jack-of-all-trande Attitude be Trained ?
Olmo Silva (I) European University Institute

Does Motivation Trigger Autonomy, or Vice Versa?
Kameliia Petrova (USA) Department of Economics Boston College

Poster Session 2b & 7b : Friday 10.30-11.00& 15.30-16.00

Chair : Pascale Vandepeutte (U. Mons)

Selection in Hiring, in Relation to Employer Characteristics and non-wage Job Characteristics
Piet Allaart (NL) OSA-Institute

Nouvelles normes de recrutement et sélectivité dans la gestion des ressources humaines
Stephen Bouquin (F) Université de Picardie Jules Verne

Les déterminants du risque d’accident dans le milieu de travail en Tunisie
Abdelaziz Ben Khalifa (TN) Université de Tunis

An Analysis of the Determinants of Job Satisfaction when Individuals' Baseline Satisfaction Levels may Differ
Anna D'Addio (DK) Aarhus University

Workforce Reduction and Firm Performance: a Comparison between French Publicly-Listed and Non-Listed Companies 1994-2000
Arnaud Degorre (F) INSEE

Job Satisfaction and on-the-Job Search : a Theorical and Empirical Approach
Carlos Gamero-Burón (E) Universidad de Málaga

Decrepit Destruction. When Firms Get Old.
Johan Kuhn (DK) Aarhus School of Business

Promotion to hospital consultant: regression analysis using NHS administrative data
Kostas Mavromaras (UK) University of Aberdeen

Capital Sharing and the Labour Productivity-Cost Ratio in Belgium. First Considerations from a Natural Experiment
Aurélie Van Melkebeke (B) Université de Mons-Hainaut

Tenure Effects on Job Satisfaction for Career and Non Career Labour Markets
Ioannis Theodossiou (UK) University of Aberdeen & University of Macedonia

15.30-16.00 Coffee Break and Poster Session
                                                           (Sessions 2b, 5, 6, 7b & 8)

16.00-18.00 - Session 8:
                                               Labour Demand Dynamics

Chair : Emmanuel Dhyne (Banque de Belgique)

Explaining Individual Job Separations in the Presence of Labour Market Sorting
Anders Frederiksen (NL) Maastricht University

Asymmetries in Employment and Hours Adjustments: Theory and Evidence
Pekka Ilmakunnas (FIN) Helsinki School of Economics

The Declining Labour Share: Lessons from Finnish Micro-Data
Mika Maliranta (FIN) The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA

Do Larger Severance Payments Increase Individual Job Duration
Lia Pacelli (I) University of Turin

Interrelated Factor Demand with Fixed Costs of Investment: Consequences for Employment Dynamics
Michael Polder (NL)University of Maastricht

Labour Demand Adjustment in Hungary
Eva Suranyi (H) Budapest University of Economic Sciences

Dynamics of Labour and Capital Adjustment - a Comparison of Germany and the Netherlands
Sher Verick (D) IZA University of Bonn


Poster Session 8 : Friday 10.30-11.00& 15.30-16.00

Chair : Alain Finet (U. Mons)

The Socio-Economic Determinats of Labour Demand in Greece : an Empirical Investigation
Michael Chletsos (GR) University of Ioannina, Dept. of Economics

A Leading Indicator for Employment in the Belgian Private Sector
Jan De Mulder (B) National Bank of Belgium

Growth of Permanent Wage Employment in Family Farms
Bernard Elyakime (F) INRA

Models Of Labour Demand With Fixed Costs Of Adjustment: A Generalised Tobit Approach
Stefano Fachin (I) University of Rome ”La Sapienza”

Searching Leading Indicators for Employment in Germany: Some Simple Regression Models
Christian Gaggermeier (D) Institute of Employment Research

Incertitude agrégée et emploi : "une étude empirique sur des données françaises"
Jean François Piférini (F), Université de Paris 8

Russia's Accession to WTO: Labor Demand Story
Ivan Tcherkachine (R) Institute for Open Economy, New Economic School

The Effect of Privatization on the Demand for Labor in Romania. Evidence from a Comprehensive Panel
Almos Telegdy (H) Budapest University of Economic Sciences

Caractéristiques et déterminants de la demande de travail dans une économie en transition : l'exemple algérien’
Ahmed Touil (DZ) Fac.Sciences Economiques et Gestion, Tlemcen, Algérie


18.00 - Closing of the Conference, Last Drink

 

 

 

 

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