I N V I T A T I O N
You are cordially invited to the Nordic Economic Policy Review conference on “Labour Market Consequences of the Economic Crisis” to be held in Stockholm on Tuesday, November 9, 2010.
The conference takes place at Rosenbad Conference Center, Drottninggatan 1, Stockholm. Participation, including a buffet lunch, is free of charge. Every participant has to register in advance. The conference venue can seat maximum 100 persons.
Please register at the Swedish Ministry of Finance,
by E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Economic Affairs Department
Ministry of Finance
Conference on “Labour Market Consequences of the Economic Crisis” for the Nordic Economic Policy Review
Stockholm, 9 November 2010
09.30-10.00 Registration, Coffee
10.00-10.10 Ministry of Finance: Welcome address.
10.10-10.15 Bertil Holmlund (Uppsala University):
10.15-11.00 David Blanchflower and David Bell (Dartmouth College, USA):
Discussant: Oskar Nordström Skans (Uppsala University).
11.00-11.45 Anders Forslund (Uppsala University) and Peter Fredriksson (Stockholm University):
The Role of Active Labor Market Policies.
Discussant: Clas Olsson (Swedish Employment Service).
12.45-13.30 Per Skedinger (Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Stockholm):
Discussant: Assar Lindbeck (Stockholm University).
13.30-14.15 Torben Andersen and Michael Svarer (University of Aarhus):
Cyclically Dependent Unemployment Benefits.
Discussant: Erik Höglin (Swedish Fiscal Policy Council).
14.30-15.15 Pierre Cahuc (CREST, France) and Stephane Carcillo (Ministry for the Economy, Finance and Employment, France):
Temporary Work-Sharing as a Method to Hold Down Unemployment in a Recession.
Discussant: Ann-Sofie Kolm (Stockholm University).
15.15-16.00 Christopher Pissarides (London School of Economics):
Regular Education as a Stabilisation Policy Tool.
Discussant: Björn Öckert (Uppsala University).
16.00-16.15 Lars Calmfors (Stockholm University):