Pohjoismaiden talous- ja rahapolitiikan ministerineuvoston pyynnöstä Taloustieteellinen Yhdistys välittää jäsenilleen kutsun seuraavaan tapahtumaan:

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: agneta.lundgren@finance.ministry.se

Sincerely,
Kerstin Hallsten,
Director-General,
Economic Affairs Department
Ministry of Finance

Conference programme

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):
Introduction

10.15-11.00 David Blanchflower and David Bell (Dartmouth College, USA):
Youth Unemployment.
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).

11.45-12.45 Lunch

12.45-13.30 Per Skedinger (Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Stockholm):
Employment Protection.
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).

14.15-14.30 Coffee

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):
Concluding Comments

 

9.11.2010 NEPR konferenssi