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Programme Workshop LEED 2011



11:30 – 13:30 Registration

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:00 Opening Session [Room 631]

Mário Centeno, Banco de Portugal and ISEG

José Varejão, CEF.UP

14:00 – 15:00 Keynote Speech [Room 631]

"Network Models of Endogenous Mobility", John M. Abowd

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break

15.30 – 17.30 Parallel Sessions A


Session A.1. [Room 613]

Chair: Pedro Martins

A.1.1: The effect of private versus public ownership on labour earnings [Natália P. Monteiro, Universidade do Minho and NIPE, Paulo Bastos, and Odd Rune Straume]


A.1.2: Private vs public ownership: Labor outcomes in the banking industry [Ernesto Freitas, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Cláudia Alves, and Tiago Pires]


A.1.3: Rent sharing as a driver of the glass ceiling effect [Alessia Matano, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, and Paolo Naticchioni]


A.1.4: Cronyism [Pedro Martins, Queen Mary University of London and CEG-IST]


Session A.2. [Room 642]

Chair: Miguel Torres Preto

A.2.1: Demand shocks or mismatch: What´s behind labour mobility? [Priscila Ferreira, Universidade do Minho]


A.2.2: Identifying sorting in practice [Francesco Devicienti, University of Torino and Collegio Carlo Alberto, and Cristian Bartolucci]


A.2.3: Wage distribution and the spatial sorting of workers and firms [Paolo Naticchioni, University of Cassino and University of Rome “La Sapienza”, and Alessia Matano]


A.2.4 Is there a match between business owners and workers? Evidence from small firms [Miguel Torres Preto, Instituto Superior Técnico, Rui Baptista, and Francisco Lima]



Session A.3. [Room 609]

Chair: Benoit Dostie


A.3.1: The return to firm-specific skills and industry-specific skills: An empirical analysis based on LEED [Francesca Sgobbi, University of Brescia and DINÂMIA-CET/ISCTE, and Fátima Suleman]


A.3.2: Changes in the wage return to tertiary education in Spain: Evidence from matched employer-employee data [Ainhoa Herrarte, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Maite Blásquez, and Raquel Llorente]


A.3.3: Estimating the returns to firm-sponsored on-the-job and classroom training [Benoit Dostie, HEC Montréal, University of Montréal]



17:30 – 18:00 Coffee Break

18:00 – 19:00 Keynote Speech [Room 631]

"Trade and the Labor Market", Francis Kramarz

19:00 – 19.15 Bus departures to Conference Dinner

19:30 – 22:00 Conference Dinner - Barão de Fladgate Restaurant (Port Wine Cellars – Taylor’s)




9:30 – 10:30 Keynote Speech [Room 631]

"Tenure, Experience, Human Capital , and Wages: A Tractable Equilibrium Search Model of Wage Dynamics", Jean-Marc Robin

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee-break

11:00 – 13:00 Parallel Sessions B


Session B.1. [Room 613]

Chair: Emmanuele Bobbio

B.1.1: Revisiting firm size and job creation [André Regateiro, Carnegie Mellon University]


B.1.2: Worker flows, job flows and establishment wage differentials:  Analyzing the case of France [Richard Duhautois, CEE and University of Paris-Est Fabrice Gilles, and Héloise Petit]


B.1.3: Identifying adjustment costs of net and gross employment changes [João Ejarque, DREAM, and Oivind Anti Nilsen]


B.1.4: Replacement hiring and wages [Emmanuele Bobbio, Bank of Italy]


Session B.2. [Room 609]

Chair: Nikolay Zubanov

B.2.1: A closer look at the recent skilled labor demand increase in Brazil [Eduardo P. Ribeiro, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Paulo de Andrade Jacinto]


B.2.2: Innovation through new blood [Martijn Smit, VU University Amsterdam]


B.2.3: Productivity spillovers across firms through worker mobility [Nikolay Zubanov, Tilburg University, Andrey Stoyanov]



Session B.3. [Room 642]

Chair: João Cerejeira

B.3.1: Are union representatives badly paid? Evidence from France [Thomas Breda, Paris School of Economics and CNRS]


B.3.2: The contribution of trade to wage inequality: The role of skill, gender, and nationality [Christoph Moser, ETH Zurich, KOF Swiss Economic Institute, Michael W. Klein, and Dieter M. Urban]


B.3.3: Wage responsiveness within the firm: Evidence from France [Linas Tarasonis, CREST-INSEE and Paris school of Economics, and Thomas Le Barbanchon]


B.3.4: Minimum wage, fringe benefits, overtime payments and the gender wage gap [João Cerejeira, Universidade do Minho and NIPE, Kemal Kizilca, Miguel Portela, and Carla Sá]



13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:00 Parallel Sessions C


Session C.1. [Room 613]

Chair: Sebastian Buhai


C.1.1: Performance related-compensation, firm size and absenteeism: Evidence from Portugal [Cinzia Rienzo, COMPAS, University of Oxford, Marta Coelho, and David de Meza]


C.1.2:  Job hazard pay and worker risk attitudes [Sebastian Buhai, Aarhus University and Northwestern University, and Elena Cottini]



Session C.2. [Room 609]

Chair: Antoine Rebérioux 

C.2.1: Regional Business Survival in Portugal  [Alcina Nunes, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Elsa de Morais Sarmento]


C.2.2: Changing the old-age pension formula: the labor market impact [Pedro Raposo, Universidade Católica Portuguesa]


C.2.3: Working in family firms: less paid but more secure? Evidence from French matched employer-employee data [Antoine Rebérioux, University Paris Ouest-EconomiX, Andrea Bassanini, Thomas Breda, and Eve Caroli]



Session C.3. [Room 642]

Chair: Ana Damas de Matos

C.3.1: A human capital trap? Enclave effects using linked employer-household data [Liliana do Couto Sousa, Cornell University]


C.3.2: The role of work places in the wage assimilation of immigrants:  A study of the Swedish labor market [Tove Eliasson, Uppsala University]


C.3.3: Job mobility and immigration wage catch up [Ana Damas de Matos, London School of Economics]



16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00 Round Table [Room 631]

"Economic analysis using linked employer and employee data: bringing together theory and empirics", with Jean-Marc Robin (http://econ.sciences-po.fr/robin-jean-marc)

John M. Abowd (http://courses.cit.cornell.edu/jma7/)

José Mata (http://docentes.fe.unl.pt/~jmata/jmata_en.html)

and Miguel Portela (http://www.eeg.uminho.pt/economia/mangelo)