Conferentie

Conferentie 'Flexibiliteit van de Arbeidsmarkt'

Op 20 en 21 januari 2011 organiseren CPB en Researchcentrum voor Onderwijs en Arbeidsmarkt (ROA) van de Universiteit Maastricht de conferentie 'Flexibiliteit van de Arbeidsmarkt'. Een negental buitenlandse sprekers presenteert studies over hun land, of vergelijken verschillende landen.

Datum
21 januari 2011
Tijd
21-01-2011 00:00 - 22-01-2011 00:00
Locatie
Hoofdgebouw SER, Bezuidenhoutseweg 60, Den Haag

De studies betreffen onder andere vaste contracten, tijdelijke contracten, sociale zekerheid en lonen. De vrijdagmiddag zal geheel in het licht staan van beleid en de lessen die we kunnen trekken uit ervaringen in andere landen. Frank Cörvers (ROA) en Rob Euwals (CPB) presenteren een gezamenlijke CPB-ROA studie over de flexibiliteit van de Nederlandse arbeidsmarkt. De middag wordt afgesloten met een paneldiscussie tussen wetenschappers en vertegenwoordigers van de Nederlandse werknemers en werkgevers organisaties.
       
De voertaal van de conferentie is Engels. De buitenlandse sprekers zijn Prof. Richard Freeman (Harvard University and London School of Economics), Prof. Tito Boeri (Bocconi University, Milaan), Prof. Francis Kramarz (CREST, Parijs), Prof. John Martin (OESO, Parijs), Prof. Pedro Portugal (Central Bank of Portugal), Prof. Samuel Bentolila (CEMFI Madrid) , Prof. Bernd Fitzenberger (University of Freiburg), Prof. Torben Andersen (Aarhus University) and Prof. Peter Fredriksson (Stockholm University).

Voor aanmelding of meer informatie, stuur een e-mail naar: flex2011@cpb.nl.

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Program conference Flexibility of the Labour Market

Thursday January 20, 2011
9:00 − 9:30   Registration 

Chair morning session: Bas ter Weel (CPB and Maastricht University)

9:30-9:45      Alexander Rinnooy Kan  (President of the Social and
                        Economic Council of the Netherlands)
9:45-10:30    Torben Andersen (University of Aarhus)
                        Flexicurity: Labour Market Performance in Denmark
                        Discussant: Coen Teulings (CPB and University of
                        Amsterdam)
10:30-11:15  Peter Fredriksson (Stockholm University)
                        What Active Labour Market Policy Works in a Recession?
                        Discussant: Bas van der Klaauw (Free University of
                        Amsterdam)
11:15-11:45   Break
11:45-12:30   Bernd Fitzenberger (Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg)
                         Polarization and Rising Wage Inequality: Comparing the
                         U.S. and Germany

                         Discussant: Joan Muysken (Maastricht University) 

12:30-13:45    Lunch 

Chair afternoon session: Andries de Grip (ROA and Maastricht
                        University) 

13:45-14:30   Francis Kramarz (CREST-INSEE Paris)
                        Labour Disputes and Labour Flows 
                        Discussant: Joop Hartog (University of Amsterdam)
14:30-15:00   Break
15:00-15:45   Pedro Portugal (Central Bank of Portugal, NOVA University
                        of Lisbon)
                        The Hidden Side of Temporary Employment: Fixed-term
                        Contracts as a
Screening Device
                        Discussant: Jan van Ours (Tilburg University)
15:45-16:30   Tito Boeri (Bocconi University Milan)
                         Flexibility, Dualism and the Great Recession
                         Discussant: Stefano Scarpetta (OECD)
16:30-17:30    Drinks 
18:30-21:30    Dinner for speakers, discussants and invited guests

 

Friday January 21, 2011

9:00-9:30        Registration 

Chair morning session: Casper van Ewijk (CPB and University of
                         Amsterdam) 

9:30-10:15     Samuel Bentolila (CEMFI Madrid)
                         Two-tier Labour Markets in the Great Recession: France
                         vs.
Spain
                         Discussant: Tjerk Kroes (Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs)
10:15-11:00   John Martin (OECD)
                         Setting it Right: Employment Protection, Labour
                         Reallocation, Productivity

                         Discussant: Bertholt Leeftink (Dutch Ministry of
                         Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation)
11:00-11:30   Break
11:30-12:15   Richard Freeman (Harvard University and London School
                         of Economics)
                         When Does the Competitive Market Produce “good”
                        
Flexibility?
                         Discussant: Rocus van Opstal (Dutch Ministry of
                         Finance) 

12:15-13:30   Lunch 

Chair afternoon session: Harry Garretsen (University of Groningen) 

13:30-14:20   Frank Cörvers (ROA) and Rob Euwals (CPB)
                         Labour Market Flexibility in the Netherlands
14:20-14:40   Discussant: Maarten Camps (Director-General for
                         Employment of Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs)
14:40-15:00   Discussant: Heleen Mees (Dutch economist, lawyer and
                         publicist)
15:00-15:30   Break
15:30-16:30   Panel discussion
                          Eric Bartelsman (Free University of Amsterdam)
                          Richard Freeman (Harvard University and London
                          School of Economics)
                          Catelene Passchier (FNV, Dutch union)
                          Loes van Embden Andres (VNO-NCW, Dutch employer
                          organisation)
16:30-17:30    Drinks

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