12. September 2013 – 13. September 2013

Labour Markets and Demographic Change

8th European Workshop, Vienna


First Day: Thursday, 12 September 2013

  • 8:45 Registration
  • 9:00 Opening
  • 9:15 Key Note I
    Klaus Zimmermann (IZA, Uni Bonn) "Diaspora Economics and Migration Policy"
  • 10:15 Break
  • 10:30 Session I: Ageing, Innovation and Labour Supply

    Terry Gregory (ZEW Mannheim) and Melanie Arntz "Does Demographic Aging Contribute to the Innovation Divide Across German Labour Markets?" [presentation]
    Julia Bredtmann (Ruhr University Bochum), Sebastian Otten and Christian Rulff "Husband’s Unemployment and Wife’s Labor Supply – The Added Worker Effect across Europe" [presentation]
  • 11:30  Session II: Labour Market Strategies and Performance

    Mario Bossler (Institute for Employment Research) "What makes firms using foreign labor markets? Foreign employees reduce the reluctance" [presentation]
    Duncan Roth (Philipps-Universität Marburg) and John Moffat "The cohort size-wage relationship in Europe" [presentation]
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 Session III: Pensions

    Marjan Maes (Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel) "Estimation of a structural labour supply model for Belgium: application to the earnings test for pension recipients"
    Bettina Lamla (Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy) and Michaela Coppola "Occupational pensions in Germany: On the interplay between demand, supply and information" [presentation]
  • 14:30 Session IV: Age and Productivity

    Bernhard Mahlberg (Institute for Industrial Research), Inga Freund, Jesús Crespo Cuaresma and Alexia Prskawetz "The Age-Productivity Pattern: Do Location and Sector Affiliation Matter?" [presentation]
    Martin Brussig (University of Duisburg-Essen) and Ute Leber "Internal and external human resource strategies for older employees: Alternatives or complements?"
  • 15:30 Break
  • 15:45 Session V: Education

    Martin Kerndler (Vienna University of Technology) "The twin hypothesis of education and retirement" [presentation]
    Alex Anderson (Queensland University of Technology) "Measuring lost knowledge in the education sector: a conceptual framework"
  • 18:00 Panel Discussion "Labour Markets and Demographic Change" at Vienna University of Technology

    Discussants: Karl Aiginger (WU Vienna, WIFO), Christian Keuschnigg (Uni St. Gallen, IHS, CEPR, CESifo), Joachim Möller (IAB, Uni Regensburg, IAB), Klaus Zimmermann (IZA, Uni Bonn, CEPR)
  • 19:30 Reception

Second Day: Friday, 13 September 2013

  • 9:00 Keynote II

    Joachim Möller (IAB, Uni Regensburg) "Chances, Challenges and Conflicts - The Effects of Demographic Change on Labour Markets"
  • 10:00 Break
  • 10:15 Session VI: Macroeconomic Aspects
    Thomas Davoine (Institute for Advanced Studies), Helmut Hofer, Christian Keuschnigg and Philip Schuster "Aging, Immigration and the Welfare State in Austria" [presentation]
    Joanna Tyrowicz (University of Warsaw), Jan Hagemejer (University of Warsaw) and Krzysztof Makarski (Warsaw School of Economics) "Efficiency of the pension reform: the welfare effects of various fiscal closures"
  • 11:15 Session VII: Female Labour Supply

    Christian Dreger (German Institute for Economic Research - DIW Berlin), Ansgar Belke and Richard Ochmann "Do wealthier households save more? The impact of the demographic factor"
    Bernhard Hammer (Vienna University of Technology), Alexia Prskawetz and Inga Freund "Reallocation of Resources Across Age in a Comparative European Setting" [presentation]
  • 12:15 Lunch
  • 13:15 Session VIII: Female Labour Supply
    Tatiana Karabchuk (National Research University Higher School of Economics) "Career VS Children: the effects of institutional background on females’ subjective well-being across Europe"
    Anton Nivorozhkin (Institute for Employment Research) and Laura Romeu Gordo "Does extension of parental leave lead to changing work tasks for young women?"
  • 14:45 Closing

* each paper has 20 minutes plus 10 minutes discussion


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