EES Conference

New Developments in the Macroeconomics of Labor Markets 2017

13 - 14 Oct 2017

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, the Institute for Employment Research, and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, as part of the Ensuring Economic and Employment Stability (EES) network, organize a workshop, which will be held in Nürnberg, Germany, on October 13 & 14. Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique), Mike Elsby (University of Edinburgh) and Wouter den Haan (London School of Economics) have confirmed their participation.

90402 Nürnberg
Findelgasse 7-9

The conference aims to bring together high-quality research that is at the intersection of labor economics and macroeconomics. We invite researchers to submit related empirical and theoretical contributions. Papers using microeconomic data are especially welcome. Among the areas of interest are: 

     1. Institutions, wages and labor market dynamics

     2. Effects of labor market reforms

     3. Firm dynamics and labor market flows

Approximately 10 papers will be selected for presentation and discussants will be assigned.

Please submit a paper or an extended abstract to E-Mail Address protected. Please enable Javascript. not later than May 15, 2017. The organizers will pay for hotel accommodation. Limited funding for economy-class travel for presenters is available upon request.

Program Committee:

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg: Britta Kohlbrecher, Christian Merkl

Institute for Employment Research: Britta Gehrke, Hermann Gartner

Kiel Institute: Wolfgang Lechthaler, Mewael Tesfaselassie