The 39th Annual Conference of the Italian Association of Labour Economics will be held at the University of Naples on 3-4 October 2024
The Italian Association of Labour Economics (AIEL) in collaboration with LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations is pleased to announce the first edition of the LABOUR Dissertation Prize for PhD theses. The prize aims to reward outstanding PhD dissertations in the field of Labour Economics, broadly defined to include topics such as education, health and inequality.
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The Italian Association of Labour Economics (AIEL) and the Department of Economics and Management "Marco Fanno" of the University of Padua are pleased to announce the workshop “The Economics of Human Capital: Early Determinants, Persistent Inequalities and Effective Policies”, to be held in Padua on 14 and 15 March 2024.
The Ezio Tarantelli Prize 2023 for the best conference paper was awarded during the 38th Annual Conference, held in Genova on 8 and 9 September.
The selection committee has unanimously decided to award the Prize to the paper by Elöise Corazza and Francesco Filippucci “Who Profits from Training Subsidies? Evidence from a French Individual Learning Account”.
The paper studies the effects of individual training subsidies on training activity. Specifically, it analyses the effects of the French Individual Learning Account, a scheme in which workers accumulate training credits that can be spent on training activities supplied by certified private providers.
The Prize committee has unanimously decided that the paper by Corazza and Filippucci deserves the prize in consideration of the high quality and novelty of the data used, the rigour of the empirical analysis and the relevance of the results for the effective design of economic policies aimed at promoting training.
AIEL warmly congratulates Filippucci and Corazza for the prize.
The Carlo Dell’Aringa Prize 2023 for the best paper presented by young economist was awarded during the 38th Annual Conference, held in Genova on 8 and 9 September.
The selection committee of the Prize has unanimously decided to award the prize to Menaka Hampole, Francesca Truffa and Ashley Wong for their paper “Peer Effects and the Gender Gap in Corporate Leadership: Evidence from MBA Students”.
The paper by Hampole, Truffa and Wong studies how social connections affect women's career advancement. Specifically, it explores whether access to a larger share of female peers in business school helps women reach leadership positions, and whether it affects the gender gap in senior managerial positions.
AIEL warmly congratulates Hampole, Truffa and Wong for the prize.
The Committee of the Etta Chiuri Prize decided to award the prize to Livia Alfonsi, Mary Namubiru and Sara Spaziani for their paper "Meet Your Future: Experimental Evidence on the Labor Market Effects of Mentors"