30th National Conference of Labour Economics

Keynote Lecture
Christian Dustmann ()
On the Economics of Migration
Policy Session
Fabiano Schivardi ()
Do Female Executives Make a Difference? The Impact of Female Leadership on Gender Gaps and Firm Performance
Maria De Paola ()
Gender Differences in Economic and Social Outcomes:
A0. Education Chair: Stefano Staffolani, Università  Politecnica delle Marche
Daniele Biancardi (Università di Milano)
The Effect of Grading Standards on Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Italy
Massimiliano Bratti (Università di Milano)
Joint with:
Stefano Verzillo (Università di Milano)
The Gravity of Quality: Research Quality and Universities’ Attractivity in Italy
Carmen Aina (Università del Piemonte Orientale)
Joint with:
Giorgia Casalone (Università del Piemonte Orientale)
Does elapsed time to degree affect labor market success?
Stefano Staffolani (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
Joint with:
Maria Cristina Recchioni (Università Politecnica delle Marche )
Higher Educational Standard, Human Capital Accumulation and Intergenerational Mobility in Education: a Theoretical Model
A1. Wages Chair: Riccardo Leoni, Università  di Bergamo
Riccardo Leoni (Università di Bergamo)
Joint with:
Paola Gritti (Università di Bergamo)
Which Competencies Do Firms Reward?
Andreas Moczall (IAB Institute for Employment Research)
The Effect of Hiring Subsidies on Regular Wages
Emil Mihaylov (VU University Amsterdam)
Returns to Routine and Non-routine Job Tasks: Evidence
Riccardo Tilli (Università di Roma La Sapienza)
Joint with:
Andrea Rollin (Università di Roma La Sapienza)
Taxation, labor policies and goods market regulation: effects on wages and productivity
A2. Unemployment and Structural Change Chair: Chiara Mussida, Università  Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Piacenza
Alessio Moro (Università di Cagliari)
Joint with:
Solmaz Moslehi (Monash University|;|Satoshi Tanaka)
Does Home Production Drive Structural Transformation?
Chiara Mussida (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Piacenza)
Joint with:
Maurizio Baussola (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Piacenza)
Regional and Gender Differentials in the Persistence of Unemployment
Ensar Can (University of Basel)
The Impact of New Migration on the Employment Opportunities of Resident Workers in Switzerland
A3. Gender Wage Gap and Women\'s Labour Market Outcomes Chair: Elisabetta Addis, Università  di Sassari e Luiss
Matteo Picchio (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
Joint with:
Jan van Ours (Tilburg University)
Gender and the Effect of Working Hours on Firm-Sponsored Training
Tommaso Frattini (Università di Milano)
Joint with:
Massimiliano Bratti (Università di Milano|;|Francesco Scervini)
Grandparents' "Availability" and Women's Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Pension Reforms
Daniela Piazzalunga (Università di Torino)
Joint with:
Maria Laura Di Tommaso (Università di Torino)
The Increase of Gender Wage Gap in Italy During the 2008-2012 Economic Crisis
A4. Institutions and Labour Market Policies Chair: Giovanni Sulis, Università  di Cagliari
Guido De Blasio (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Emanuele Ciani (Bank of Italy)
European Structural Funds During the Crisis: Evidence from Southern Italy
Giovanni Sulis (Università di Cagliari)
Joint with:
Anna Bottasso (Università di Genova|;|Maurizio Conti)
Firm Dynamics and Employment Protection: Evidence from Sectoral Data
Elisa Guglielminetti (Sciences Po Paris and La Sapienza University of Rome)
Joint with:
Jamil Nur (Sciences Po Paris)
Contracting Tenure in a Dual Labor Market
Juan Gonzalez-Alegre (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Spatial Determinants of the Efficiency of the European Social Fund in Spanish Regions
A5. Wage Inequality and Mobility Chair: Paolo Naticchioni, Università  Roma Tre
Irene Brunetti (Università di Pisa)
Joint with:
Davide Fiaschi (Università di Pisa)
Intragenerational Income Mobility: a Non-parametric Estimate
Claudia Vittori (Università di Roma La Sapienza)
Joint with:
Paul Gregg (University of Bath|;|Lindsey Macmillan)
Nonlinear Estimation of Lifetime Economic Mobility and the Role of Education
Sauro Mocetti (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Guglielmo Barone (Bank of Italy)
Intergenerational Mobility in the Very Long Run: Florence 1427-2011
Paolo Naticchioni (Università Roma Tre)
Joint with:
Giuseppe Ragusa (Luiss Guido Carli|;|Claudia Vittori)
Job Polarization in Europe: a Longitudinal Data Approach
A6. Inequality and Growth Chair: Corrado Andini, University of Madeira
Corrado Andini (University of Madeira)
Fixed Exchange-Rate Policy and Real Wage Growth: Quasi-Experimental Evidence
Ehsan Vallizadeh (IAB and Maastricht University)
Immigration, Technology Adoption and Wage Inequality
Stephan Thomsen (NIW Hannover)
Joint with:
Mario Reinhold (NIW Hannover)
The Declining Wages of Qualified Job Market Entrants in Germany
Fabio Berton (Università di Torino)
Joint with:
Matteo Migheli (Università di Torino)
Estimating the Marginal Rate of Substitution Between Wage and Employment Protection
B0. Women and Gender in the Labour Market I Chair: Maria De Paola, Università  della Calabria
Maria De Paola (Università della Calabria)
Joint with:
Vincenzo Scoppa (Università della Calabria)
Gender Differences in Reaction to Psychological Pressure: Evidence from Tennis Players
Federica Origo (Università di Bergamo)
Joint with:
Laura Pagani (Università di Milano Bicocca|;|Mara Grasseni)
Unhinging Heaven’s Door. New Evidence on the Effect of Gender Quota Laws on Firm Performance in Europe
Florian Lehmer (IAB Institute for Employment Research)
Joint with:
Britta Matthes (IAB Institute for Employment Research)
Gender-specific Employment Polarization – The Role of Tasks from 1980 to 2010!
B1. Migration and the Brain Drain Chair: Marco Pecoraro, University of Neuchâtel
Merve Nezihe Özer (Maastricht University)
Joint with:
Didier Fouarge (Maastricht University|;|Andries De Grip)
Does Risk Attitude Affect Young Graduates’ Migration Decision and Destination Choice?
Marco Pecoraro (University of Neuchâtel)
Joint with:
Didier Ruedin (University of Neuchâtel)
The Occupational Share of Foreigners and Attitudes to Equal Opportunities
Toni Glaser (KU Leuven, Bielefeld University)
Education Subsidies in a Globalized World: Endogenous Policy as a Source of Brain Drain
Silvia Migali (Aarhus University)
Joint with:
Stella Capuano (Institute of Employment Research )
The Migration of Professionals Within the EU: Any Barriers Left?
B2. Labour market Institutions and (un)employment Chair: Gabriele Mazzolini, Università  di Milano Biccocca e Università  di Trento
Lorenzo Corsini (Università di Pisa)
A Comparative Analysis on the Relationship Between Benefits Generosity, Search Requirements and Unemployment Duration
Gabriele Mazzolini (Università di Milano Biccocca - Università di Trento)
Joint with:
Gabriella Berloffa (Università di Trento|;|Paola Villa)
Youth Transition Trajectories Across Europe: the Role of Institutional Background
Julien Prat (CREST, Paris)
Joint with:
Pierre Cahuc (CREST|;|Franck Malherbet)
Youth Unemployment and Employment Legislation Protection
B3. Health and Work Chair: Dario Sciulli, Università  "G. D''Annunzio" di Chieti-Pescara
Dario Sciulli (Università di Chieti-Pescara)
Joint with:
Chiara Mussida (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Piacenza)
Direct and Indirect Effects of Disability on Employment Probabilities: A Comparative Analysis
Elisabetta Trevisan (Università di Padova)
Joint with:
Francesca Zantomio (Università di Venezia Ca’ Foscari )
The impact of acute health shocks on the labour supply of older workers: evidence from sixteen European countries
Francesca Zantomio (Università di Venezia Ca’ Foscari)
Joint with:
Andrew Jones (University of York |;|Nigel Rice)
Acute Health Shocks and Labour Market Exits
Carlo Lucarelli (ISTAT)
Joint with:
Barbara Boschetto (ISTAT|;|Antonella Iorio)
Certain to Work in Uncertainty 2: Health at Work During The Crisis
B4. The Labour Market in Portugal: Joint Session AIEL-Portugal Chair: Alvaro Novo, Banco de Portugal
Miguel Portela (Universidade do Minho)
Joint with:
João Cerejeira (Universidade do Minho|;|Kemal Kizilca)
Effects of a Minimum Wage Increase on Gender Pay Gap: Evidence from Portugal
Tanya Araújo (ISEG - Universidade de Lisboa)
Joint with:
Francisco Louçã (ISEG - Universidade de LisboaISEG - Universidade de Lisboa|;|David Neves)
An Empirically Based Agent Model of Labor Market Transitions
Francisco Lima (Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade de Lisboa)
Joint with:
Sonia C. Pereira (Bernard College - Columbia University and Columbia School of Social Work|;|Tiago Fonseca)
Job Polarization, Technological Change and Routinization: Evidence from Portugal
Alvaro Novo (Banco de Portugal)
Joint with:
Corrado Andini (University of Madeira|;|Mario Centeno)
Trade Liberalization and Wages: Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment
B5. Job Quality, Wages and Motivation Chair: Roberta Zizza, Bank of Italy
Alessandro Fedele (Free University of Bolzano)
Well-Paid Nurses are Good Nurses: An Analysis of Nursing Supply Based on Determinants of Work Motivation
Silvia Duranti (IRPET)
Joint with:
Elena Cappellini (Irpet|;|Valentina Patacchini)
Evaluation of Training Providers for a New Governance of the Training System for the Unemployed: a Proposal for Italian Regions
Marta de Philippis (Bank of Italy, LSE)
STEM Graduates and High School Curriculum: Does Early Exposure to Science Matter?
Roberta Zizza (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Effrosyni Adamopoulou (Bank of Italy)
Accessorizing: The effect of union contract renewals on consumption
C0. Institutional Quality and the Labour Market Chair: Sauro Mocetti, Bank of Italy
Filippo Belloc (Università degli Studi di Chieti e Pescara)
Employee Representation Legislation and Innovation
Sauro Mocetti (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Guglielmo Barone (Bank of Italy|;|Litterio Mirenda)
Losing my Connection: The Role of Interlocking Directorates
Andrea Petrella (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Antonio Accetturo (Bank of Italy|;|Andrea Linarello)
Legal Enforcement and Global Value Chains: Micro-Evidence from Italian Manufacturing Firms
C1. Macroeconomics of the Labour Market Chair: Alessio Moro, Università  di Cagliari
Njabulo Mlhize (University of South Africa)
The Sectoral Employment Intensity of Growth in South Africa. 2000-2012
Andrea Rollin (Univeristà di Roma La Sapienza)
A DSGE Model with Unemployment and the Role of Institutions
Malgorzata Skibinska (Narodowy Bank Polski and Warsaw School of Economics)
What Drives the Labour Wedge? A Comparison Between the CEE Countries and the Euro Area
C2. Public Sector Labour Markets Chair: Sergio Destefanis, Università  di Salerno
Fabio Cerina (University of Cagliari and CRENoS)
Joint with:
Luca Deidda (CRENOS)
Reward from Public Office and Selection of Politicians
Sergio Destefanis (Università di Salerno)
Joint with:
Paola Naddeo (Istat)
Public-Private Wage Premium and Heterogeneity: An Analysis for Six European Countries
Lucia Rizzica (Bank of Italy)
The Use of Fixed Term Contracts and the (Adverse) Selection of Public Sector Workers
C3. Labour Supply and Labour Demand Chair: Picchio, Università  Politecnica delle Marche
Emanuele Ciani (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Guido De Blasio (Bank of Italy)
How Do Local Labor Markets Cope with Local Shocks? Evidence from Italy
Matteo Picchio (Università Politecnica delle Marche)
Joint with:
Sigrid Suetens (Tilburg University |;|Jan van Ours)
Labor Supply Effects of Winning a Lottery
Concetta Rondinelli (Bank of Italy)
Estimating Demand Elasticities in the Recent Crises
C4. Women and Gender in the Labour Market II Chair: Francesco Pastore, Seconda Università  di Napoli
Sanghamitra Kanjilal Bhaduri (IDSK, Calcutta University)
Joint with:
Ishita Mukhopadhyay (Calcutta University)
Land-Ownership, Socio-Religious Groups and Female Work-Force Participation in Rural India: 2011-12
Karolina Goraus (University of Warsaw)
Joint with:
Magdalena Smyk (University of Warsaw|;|Lucas van der Velde)
Women in Transition and Today: What do they Want, Realize, and Experience in the Labor Market?
Francesco Pastore (Seconda Università di Napoli)
Joint with:
Sarosh Sattar (World Bank|;|Nistha Sinha)
Gender Differences in Early Career: A Study of Azerbaijan
C5. Institutions, Jobs and Crime Chair: Fabio Berton, Università  di Torino
Juan de Dios Tena Horrillo (Università di Sassari and Universidad Carlos III)
Joint with:
Jan Fidrmuc (Brunel University|;|Stefano Cabras)
Minimum Wage and Employment: Escaping from the Parametric Straitjacket
Fabio Berton (Università di Torino)
Joint with:
Sauro Mocetti (Bank of Italy|;|Andrea Presbitero)
Banks, Firms, and Jobs
Claudio Deiana (University of Essex)
Les Misérables Contemporains: Crime, Unemployment and Import from China
D0. Migration in Italy Chair: Davide Fiaschi, Università  di Pisa
Angela Parenti (IMT Lucca)
Joint with:
Cristina Tealdi (IMT Lucca)
Regional Commuting in Italy: Do Temporary Contracts Affect the Decision?
Tommaso Frattini (Università di Milano)
Joint with:
Elena Meschi (Università di Venezia Ca’ Foscari)
Immigrants’ Peer Effects in Vocational Schools
Davide Fiaschi (Università di Pisa)
Joint with:
Angela Parenti (IMT Lucca|;|Cristina Tealdi)
Internal Migration in Italy
D1. Family, Marriage and Work Chair: Cottini, Università  Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano
Daniela Piazzalunga (Università di Torino)
The Impact of Marriage Property Law on Marriage and Spouses' Marriage-specific Investments
Ludovica Giua (University of Essex)
Job Turnover in Early Career and Fertility Choices
Elena Cottini (Università Cattolica di Milano)
Joint with:
Arnstein Aassve (Università Bocconi|;|Inigo Fernandez Iturrarte)
Quality of Employment and Union Dissolution for Cohabitating and Married Couples in UK
D2. Labour Market Institutions and Wages Chair: Giulio Bosio, Università  di Bergamo
Juan de Dios Tena Horrillo (Università di Sassari and Universidad Carlos III)
Joint with:
Jan Fidrmuc (Brunel University )
Minimum Wage and Employment in the UK
Gessica Vella (Università della Calabria)
Joint with:
Patrizia Ordine (Università della Calabria|;|Giuseppe Rose)
The Effect of Flexibility on Wage: Evidence from Italian Linked Employer Employee Data
Giulio Bosio (Università di Bergamo)
Joint with:
Annalisa Cristini (Università di Bergamo)
Institutions and Job Polarization: Evidence from Europe
Andrea Lamorgese (Bank of Italy)
Joint with:
Andrea Linarello (Bank of Italy|;|Frederic Warzynski)
Free Trade Agreements and Firm-Product Markups in Chilean Manufacturing
D3. Job Flows and Workers Flows in the Labour Market Chair: Stanislaw Cichocki, University of Warsaw
Agnieszka Szulc (Nicolaus Copernicus University)
Determinants of Labour Migration Decisions. The Case of Poland
Thomas van Huizen (Utrecht University)
Risk Aversion and Job Mobility
Stanislaw Cichocki (University of Warsaw)
Labour Reallocation during the transition and post-transition period: the case of Poland
Ewa Galecka-Burdziak (Warsaw School of Economics)
Joint with:
Marek Góra ((Warsaw School of Economics and IZA))
The Impact of Easy and Early Access to Old-age Benefits on Exits from the Labour Market: a Macro-micro Analysis
D4. Human Capital and Labour Allocation Chair: Agata Maida,Università  di Milano
Roberto Iorio (Università di Salerno)
Joint with:
Rosamaria d’Amore (Università di Salerno|;|Giuseppe Lubrano Lavadera)
The Relation Between Human Capital and Innovation at a Firm Level A Study on a Sample of European Firms
Agata Maida (Università di Milano)
Joint with:
Cristina Tealdi (IMT Lucca)
Temporary Workers, Educational Mismatch and Firm Productivity
Marta Auricchio (LUISS Guido Carli)
Local Manufacturing Multiplier and Human Capital in Italian Local Labor Markets
D5. Training and Skills Chair: Francesca Sgobbi, Università  di Brescia
Marco Guerrazzi (Università di Genova)
The Effect of Vocational Training on Italian Firms' Productivity: Cross-Sectional Evidence from INDACO-CVTS
Francesca Sgobbi (Università di Brescia)
Train the Worst or Train the Best? The Determinants of Employer-sponsored Training in Five European Countries
Sara Flisi (European Commission, Joint Research Centre)
Joint with:
Valentina Goglio (European Commission|;|Elena Claudia Meroni)
Changes in Adult Literacy Skills Across European Countries: Are we Ready for the "Knowledge Economy"?
Hans Dietrich (Institute for Employment Research (IAB))
Joint with:
Harald Pfeifer (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training|;|Felix Wenzelmann)
Firms’ Training Investments and Post-Training Wages of Apprentices