6th AMSE - BdF Labor market Conference

The Aix-Marseille School of Economics and the Banque de France are organising their 6th conference on the labour market on 30 November and 1 December 2017 in Paris. The objectives of this conference, which brings together academics and, are:

- Discuss the relationship between the labour market and the real estate market
- Present work on reservation wages
- Explore the impact of short-time working during the crisis

    The conference will include three keynote presentations by Barbara Petrongolo (Queen Mary Univ., CEPR), Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique, CREST) and Morris Davis (Rutgers University), three sessions of three papers each, and a panel discussion. It will begin on 30 November at 1 p. m. at the Banque de France's conference centre (31, rue Croix-des-Petits-Champs, Paris) and will continue on 1 December.

    Organising committee: Stephen Bazen (AMSE), Clémence Berson (Banque de France)

    November 30th, 2017

    13:00 – 13:15


    13:15 – 13:30

    Opening remarks: Olivier Garnier (Banque de France) & Alain Trannoy (AMSE)

    13:30 – 14:30

    Lecture: Barbara Petrongolo (Queen Mary University of London)

    Reservation wage

    Chairperson: Clémence Berson (Banque de France)

    14:30 – 16:30

    Session 1: Reservation Wage

    Chairperson: Antonin Bergeaud (Banque de France)

    Alexandra Roulet (INSEAD)
    Unemployement Insurance and Reservation Wages

    Christian Schluter (AMSE)
    Search Across Local Labour Markets

    Patrick Arni (University of Bristol)
    What Drives Wage Effects of Unemployment Benefits? Evidence from Natural Experiments

    Discussant: Clément Malgouyres (Banque de France)

    16:30 – 17:00

    Coffee break

    17:00 – 18:00

    Round table: Morris Davis, Barbara Petrongolo, Christian Schluter & Alain Trannoy
    What policies should be implemented to reduce labor market territorial disparities? And should we bother about that?

    Chairperson: Françoise Drumetz (Banque de France)


    December 1st, 2017


    9:00 – 11:00

    Session 2: Real estate and labor market


    Chairperson: Eva Moreno Galbis (AMSE)

    Alain Trannoy (AMSE)
    The Impact of a Rise in the Real Estate Transfer Taxes on the French Housing Market

    Florian Oswald (Sciences Po)
    Consumer, bankruptcy and mortgage default

    Simon Ray (Banque de France)
    Adjustment costs and factor demand: new evidence from firms' real estate

    Discussant: Stephen Bazen (AMSE)

    11:00 – 11:30

    Coffee break

    11:30 – 12:30

    Lecture: Morris Davis (Rutgers Business School)
    Migration across US Metropolitan Areas:  Facts and Theory

    Chairperson: Rémy Lecat (Banque de France)

    12:30 – 13:30


    13:30 – 15:30

    Session 3: Wages 

    Chairperson: Clémence Berson (Banque de France)

    Jörg Heining (IZA)
    The Cost of Job Displacement over the Business Cycle and Its Sources: Evidence from Germany

    Antonin Bergeaud (Banque de France)
    The Innovation Premium to Low Skill Jobs

    Marta de Philippis (Banca d’Italia)
    The Effect of Delaying the Minimum Retirement Age on Individual and Family Labour Supply

    Discussant:  Eva Moreno Galbis

    15:30 – 16:30

    Lecture: Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique, CREST)
    Short time work

    Chairperson: Stephen BAZEN (AMSE)

    Updated on: 12/21/2017 11:10