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Labour Market Policy for Economic Growth Workshop

Event date
Friday, 16 January, 2015
Event time
10:00 to 17:00
Event place
NIESR
Event Type
Offline Event
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The Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) would like to invite you to a workshop on:

‘Labour Market Policy for Economic Growth’

in collaboration with the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) and

the Research Institute of Economy, Trade & Industry (RIETI)

16th January 2015, 10:00–17:00

Hosted by NIESR (2 Dean Trench Street, Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HE)

Programme

Session 1 (10.00-11.30)

10.00–10.15

Opening remarks: Atsushi NAKAJIMA (Chairman, RIETI); and Richard BALDWIN (Director, CEPR and Graduate Institute, Geneva)

10.15–10.45

“The Impact of a Demand Shock on the Employment of Temporary Agency Workers: Evidence from Japan during the Global Financial Crisis”

Kotaru TSURU (Keio University)

10.45–11.00

Response: Marco FRANCESCONI (University of Essex)

11.00–11.30

General Discussion

11.30–11.45

Coffee

Session 2 (11.45–13.00)

11.45–12.15

“Working hours, promotion and gender gaps in the workplace: theory and evidence from an econometric case study”

Hideo OWAN (University of Tokyo)

12.15–12.30       

Response:  Ghazala AZMAT (Queen Mary University London)

12.30–13.00       

General Discussion

13.00–14.00

Lunch

Session 3 (14.00–15.15)

14.00–14.30

“Mental health from the perspective of human capital”

Yoichi SEKIZAWA (Senior Fellow and Research Coordinator, RIETI)

14.30–14.45

Response: Francesco Fasani (Queen Mary University London)

14.45–15.15

General Discussion

15.15-15.30        

Coffee

Session 4 (15.30–17.00)

15.30–16.45

Panel Discussion – Richard Baldwin (Graduate Institute, Geneva and CEPR), Jonathan Portes (NIESR), Atsushi NAKAJIMA (RIETI) and Kotaru Tsuru (RIETI)

16.45–17.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concluding Remarks

 

The event is free but registration is required.If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Luca Pieri at bvegh [at] cepr.org or on +44 (0) 207 654 1931.