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Programme

CESifo Area Conferences CESifo Conference Centre, Munich, Germany

14-15 June 2002
 

 

Programme

 
Friday, 14 June 2002
 
 
Session 1
 
09:15-09:30 Welcome & Introduction
 
09:30-10:30

Keynote lecture: U.S. Welfare Reform: What's Relevant for Europe?
REBECCA BLANK

 
10:30-11:30

Do incentive contracts undermine voluntary cooperation?
Ernst Fehr and SIMON GÄCHTER
Discussant: Klaus Schmidt

 
11:30-12.00 Coffee Break
 

Session 2
12:00-13:00

Human capital investment and globalization in extortionary states
Fredrik Andersson and KAI KONRAD
Discussant: Josef Falkinger

 
13:00 - 14:15 Lunch
 

Session 3
14:15-15:15

A positive theory of geographic mobility and social insurance
John Hassler, JOSÉ RODRIGUEZ MORA, Kjetil Storesletten, Fabrizio Zilibotti
Discussant: Martin Werding


 
 
15:15-16:15

The effect of benefit sanction on the duration of unemployment
Rafael Lalive, Jan van Ours and JOSEF ZWEIMULLER
Discussant: Viktor Steiner

 
 
16:15-16:45 Coffee break  
 

Session 4
 
16:45-17:45 Voluntary public unemployment insurance
Donald Parsons, TORBEN TRANAES and Helene Bie Lilleor
Dicsussant: Rainer Fehn

 
 
 

Saturday, 15 June 2002
 

Session 5
09:30-10:30 Invited lecture: The gains from pension reform
ASSAR LINDBECK and Mats Persson

 
10:30-11:30 Incentives to retire later -- a solution to the social security crisis?
FRIEDRICH BREYER and Mathias Kifmann
Discussant: David Miles

 
11:30 - 12.00 Coffee Break
 

Session 6
12:00-13:00 Absenteeism, gender and biological diversity
ANDREA ICHINO
Discussant: Ulrich Woitek
13:00-14:15 Lunch
 

Session 7
14:15-15:15 Unionized oligopoly, trade liberalization and location choice
KJELL ERIK LOMMERUD, Frode Meland and Lars Sorgard
Discussant: Laszlo Goerke

 
15:15-16:15 Exchange rate policy, labor market conditions and wage adjustment in the open economy
NILS GOTTFRIES
Discussant: Louis Christofides

 
16:15-16:45 Coffee Break
 

Session 8
16:45-17:45 An equilibrium analysis of marriage, divorce and risk-sharing
DAN ANDERBERG
Discussant: Sascha Becker

 
19:00 Conference Dinner


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