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The workshop will focus on the causes and effects of heterogeneity among workers, households, or firms on macroeconomic outcomes. This includes but is not limited to research on wage dispersion, heterogeneity in unemployment and participation, the roles of firms and technologies in shaping...
Topics: - Innovative methods for policy evaluation (e.g. field experiments) - Labor market policies for low-skilled, youth and other disadvantaged unemployed groups/welfare recipients - Policies to integrate refugees and migrants into the labor market - Relationship between labor market policies...
The aim of the workshop is to bring together young and experienced researchers to present and discuss their work in the broad area of migration economics. Both empirical and theoretical contributions are welcome.
Topics: - Dynamics of unemployment: How does unemployment, and particularly long-run unemployment, adjust to a slowdown in economic activity? Is there symmetry between upturns and downturns? Have these adjustment mechanisms changed in the current crisis environment? What explains variations of...
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