10.50 - 12.50

Session 1
Labour markets performances in the crisis

Chair: Mari Kangasniemi, Labour Institute for Economic Research


Labour markets in the crisis: comparison between seven countries, Marion Cochard, Gérard Cornilleau and Eric Heyer, OFCE

An international comparison of employment in the recovery, Dawn Holland, Simon Kirby and Rachel Whitworth, NIESR

Employment and economic recession in Germany, Italy, and UK: different remedies for the same illness?, Fabio R. Aricò, University of St Andrews and Ulrike Stein, IMK

Labour Market Adjustment: Ireland after the crisis, John FitzGerald, Adele Bergin and Ide Kearney



Discussant: Dominik Groll, IfW


10.50- 12.50

Session 3
Migration and mobility

Chair: Markku Kotilainen, ETLA


How do economies with open labour markets work? Katarzyna B. Budnik, ECB

The role of labor mobility in reducing unemployment in the European Union, Oussama Ezzeddine,LAREFI, Université of Montesquieu Bordeaux IV

The substitutability of immigrants and native workers in France: use of a production function, Vincent Fromentin, Université Nancy 2, CEREFIGE

The consequences of workforce migration on education outsourcing in the aftermath of the crisis: The case of Romania, Diana-Mihaela Pociovalisteanu, Constantin Brancusi” University of Targu-Jiu, West University of Timisoara, Adina Popovici, West University of Timisoara and Victor-Bogdan Oprean, Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, West University of Timisoara



Discussant: Christian Dreger, DIW


16.10 - 18.00

Round Table

Chair: Sixten Korkman, ETLA

Ray Barrell, NIESR

Gérard Cornilleau, OFCE

John FitzGerald, ESRI

Seija Ilmakunnas, Labour Institute for Economic Research