Past Events

Last Update: 28 May 2009

 


Past workshops


AGF Final Workshop "The Economics and Politics of Employment, Migration and Social Justice", London, 22-23 May 2009

 

Programme:

 

Friday, May 22

13.15-13.30 Welcome address - Christian Dustmann
13.30-15.00

Horst Entorf: "Education, Migration, and Educational Inequality in Germany and the UK" (joint with Eirini Tatsi)

 

Christian Dustmann: "Organizational Change, Polarization, and Gender" (joint with Marco Hafner and Uta Schönberg)

15.00-15.30 Break
15.30-17.45

Aderonke Osikominu: "Is Short Training Short‐Lived and Long Training Long‐
Lasting?"


Susanne Steffes: "Motherhood and reemployment with the current employer? – Evidence based on company data" (joint with Bernd Fitzenberger and Anthony Strittmatter)


Jérôme Adda: "Career Choice and Fertility" (joint with Christian Dustmann and Katrien Stevens)
16.30-17.30 Are educational policies elitist? - Biagio Speciale
17:45-18:15 Break
18:15-19:15 Keynote: Bob Gregory: "The Global Crisis: China, Australia, and Europe"
20:00 Dinner and discussion over Dinner

 

Saturday, May 23

09.30-11.00

Robert Hancké/Alison Johnston: "The political and institutional determinants of wage
shares in the UK and Germany"


Kai Konrad: "Patriotism and Tax Compliance" (joint with Salmai Qari)
11.00-10.30 Break
11.30-13.45

Patrick Puhani: "The Long‐Term Effects of Higher Track School Attendance" (joint with Christian Dustmann and Uta Schoenberg)


Sandra McNally: "University Quality and Graduate Wages in the UK" (joint with Iftikhar Hussain and Shqiponja Telhaj)


Stephen Machin: "Valuing School Quality Using Boundary Discontinuities" (joint with Steve Gibbons and Olmo Silva)

 

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AGF Workshop Budapest, Hungary, 4-5 July 2008

 

Programme:

 

Friday, July 4

13.30-14.00Welcome address - Christian Dustmann/Bob Hancké
14.00-15.00The three Rs: The scope for literacy and numeracy strategies to raise achievement - Steven Machin & Sandra McNally
15.00-15.30Coffee
15.30-16.30Support stages and educational outcomes - Andrea Muehlenweg
16.30-17.30Are educational policies elitist? - Biagio Speciale
19.30Dinner and discussion over Dinner

 

Saturday, July 5

09.30-10.30Labour market outcomes of second and third generation Turkish immigrants in Germany and the Netherlands - Leo Halepli
10.30-11.30Wage inflation and labour unions in EMU - Alison Johnston & Bob Hancké
11.30-12.00Coffee
12.00-13.00A macro-micro comparison of Germany and the UK - David Soskice & Wendy Carlin
13.00-14.30Lunch
14.30-15.30Sports and labour market outcomes - Christian Pfeifer
15.30-16.30Coffee
16.30-17.30AGF Programme: Closing conference and book contributions, New research initiative - Christian Dustmann
19.30Dinner and discussion over Dinner

 

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AGF Workshop Montseret, France, 18-19 May 2007

 

Programme:

 

Friday, May 18
9.00 - Brief introduction and welcome address by Christian Dustmann/Steve Machin/David Soskice
09.15-10.45 - First project presentation
10.45-11.00 - Coffee
11.00-12.30 - Second Project Presentation
12.30-14.00 - Coffee
14.00-15.30 - Third Project Presentation
15.30-16.00 - Coffee
16.00-17.30 - Fourth Project Presentation
17.30-18.00 - General Discussion
19.00- Dinner and discussion over Dinner

 

Saturday, May 19

 

09.30-11.00 - Fifth Project presentation
11.00-11.30 - Coffee break
11.30-13.00 - Sixth Project Presentation
13.00-14.30 - Lunch
14.30-16.00 - General Discussion, comments AGF
16.00- End of workshop, option for drinks and dinner

 

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AGF Workshop London, UK, 28-29 Sep. 2006

 

Thursday, September 28

14.30-15.15 - Coffee
15.15-15.30 - Brief introduction and welcome address by Christian Dustmann/Steve Machin/David Soskice
15.30-16.30 - Presentation projects Entorf/Puhani, discussion
16.30-17.30 - Presentation project Ryan, discussion
17.30-18.00 - General Discussion
19.00- Dinner and discussion over Dinner

Friday, September 29

9.30 - 10.30 Presentation projects policy:Hancke/Soskice/Kessing/Iversen/Rehm, discussion

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-12.00 Presentation projects Machin/McNally, discussion
12.00-13.00: Presentation projects Konrad, discussion 13:00-14:00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Presentation projects Dustmann/Schoenberg, Discussion

15.00-16.00 Break
16:00-17:00 General discussion, comments by AGF
17.00- End of workshop, option for drinks and dinner

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