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EES Conference 2017

Labor Markets and Macroeconomics

 Call for Papers

Submission deadline: May 15, 2017

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, the Institute for Employment Research, and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, as part of the Ensuring Economic and Employment Stability (EES) network, organize a workshop, which will be held in Nürnberg, Germany, on October 13 & 14. Pierre Cahuc (Ecole Polytechnique), Mike Elsby (University of Edinburgh) and Wouter den Haan (London School of Economics) have confirmed their participation.

The conference aims to bring together high-quality research that is at the intersection of labor economics and macroeconomics. We invite researchers to submit related empirical and theoretical contributions. Papers using microeconomic data are especially welcome. Among the areas of interest are: 

     1. Institutions, wages and labor market dynamics
     2. Effects of labor market reforms
     3. Firm dynamics and labor market flows
Approximately 10 papers will be selected for presentation and discussants will be assigned.
 
Please submit a paper or an extended abstract to ees@ifw-kiel.de not later than May 15, 2017. The organizers will pay for hotel accommodation. Limited funding for economy-class travel for presenters is available upon request.
 
Program Committee:
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg: Britta Kohlbrecher, Christian Merkl
Institute for Employment Research: Britta Gehrke, Hermann Gartner
Kiel Institute: Wolfgang Lechthaler, Mewael Tesfaselassie