LSE CEP LSE
Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Past Seminars:
CEP Labour Market Workshop


For further information and papers, when available, please contact
Anna Graham, email: a.graham@lse.ac.uk, tel: +44(0)-7955-7673.

This seminar is organised by
Alan Manning, email: a.manning@lse.ac.uk, tel: +44(0)20-7955-6078.


21 October 2014   12:30 - 14:00
Incentives as Signals: Experimental Evidence from the Recruitment of Health Workers
Erika Deserranno (STICERD, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 October 2014   12:30 - 14:00
Does Adversity Affect Long-Term Economic Behaviour? Evidence from China's Rustication Program
Yi Fan (Department of International Development, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 July 2014   12:45 - 14:00
Labour market transitions and the informal sector in Russia
Fabian Slonimczyk (ICEF, NRU Higher School of Economics) , joint with Vladimir Gimpelson
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 June 2014   12:45 - 14:00
On Target? The Incidence of Sanctions Across Listed Firms in Iran
Mirko Draca (University of Warwick & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 June 2014   12:45 - 14:00
Returns to Skill over the Cycle: Job-Level Evidence from a Global Outsourcing Market
Georg Graetz (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 June 2014   12:45 - 14:00
Reservation wages and the wage flexibility puzzle
Barbara Petrongolo (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 June 2014   12:45 - 14:00
Unemployment Dynamics & Immigration
Jonathan Wadsworth (CEP and Royal Holloway)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 May 2014   12:45 - 14:00
In a Small Moment: Moral Hazard and Class Size in the Italian Mezzogiorno
Erich Battistin (QMUL)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 May 2014   12:45 - 14:00
The Labour Market Consequences of Environmental Change in Developing Countries
Jonathan Colmer (CEP, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 May 2014   12:45 - 14:00
Immigration and the Access to Social Housing in the UK
Alan Manning (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 March 2014   12:45 - 14:00
The Race Between the Supply and Demand for Experience
Michael Boehm (CEP and University of Bonn)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 March 2014   12:45 - 14:00
Assessing the Effect of School Days and Absences on Test Score Performance
Esteban Aucejo (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 March 2014   12:45 - 14:00
Demand Forces of Technical Change. Evidence from the Chinese Manufacturing Industry
Andreas Beerli (CEP & University of Zurich) , joint with Franziska J. Weiss, Fabrizio Zilibotti and Josef Zweimüller
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 February 2014   12:45 - 14:00
The Changing Returns to Crime: Product-Level Evidence from the UK
Mirko Draca (University of Warwick & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 February 2014   12:45 - 14:00
Fracking Growth
Thiemo Fetzer (STICERD, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 January 2014   12:45 - 14:00
Skilled Mobility and the Job Surplus
Michael Amior (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 December 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Non-parametric identification of gender norms using the breadwinner notch
Camille Landais (LSE) , joint with Henrik Kleven & Jakob Sogaard
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 December 2013   12:45 - 14:00
City of dreams. The role of ability and self-confidence in spatial sorting
Gianmarco Ottaviano (LSE) , joint with Jorge de la Roca & Diego Puga
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 November 2013   12:45 - 14:00
The Labor Market Returns To Political Connections
Marco  Manacorda (CEP) , joint with S. Gagliarducci
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 November 2013   12:45 - 14:00
I (don't) like the way you move: the disruptive effects of residential mobility on student attainment
Olmo Silva (LSE, SERC & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 November 2013   12:45 - 14:00
ICT and Education: Evidence from Internet Access at Pupil Home Addresses
Felix Weinhardt (CEP & LSE) , joint with Rosa Sanchis and Ben Faber
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 November 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Do Recessions breed racism? Exploring whether racial prejudice is pro-cyclical
Grace Lordan (Department of Social Policy, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 October 2013   12:45 - 14:00
New Media, Institutions, and Economic Change: Evidence from the Protestant Reformation
Jeremiah Dittmar (American University & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 July 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Social assistance and formal labor supply
Marco  Manacorda (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 June 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Jensen's Inequality or Murphy's Law? The Structure of CEO Compensation and Risk Taking Incentives
Brian Bell (LSE & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 June 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Family Welfare Cultures
Gordon Dahl (UC San Diego)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 June 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Gender differences in a micro labour market: promotions amongst academic economists in France
Clement Bosquet (SERC)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 June 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Pedagogical Change with Complementary Use of Technology: Evidence from a Clustered Randomized Control Trial
Samuel Berlinski (IABD)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 June 2013   16:00 - 17:00
Can Workfare Programs Moderate Violence? Evidence from India
Thiemo Fetzer (STICERD, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 May 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Unemployment and Domestic Violence
Jonathan Wadsworth (CEP and Royal Holloway)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 May 2013   12:45 - 14:00
The Ants and the Grasshoppers: Test Pressure and Gender Gaps in Grades
Ghazala Azmat (CEP)
Location: STC 2.21
2nd Floor, St. Clement's Building, LSE, Clare Market, London WC2A 2AB

07 May 2013   12:45 - 14:00
The Political Legacy of Commercial Television: Evidence from the Rise (and Fall) of Berlusconi
Andrea Tesei (Queen Mary)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 April 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Market Externalities of Large Unemployment Insurance Extension Programs
Camille Landais (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 March 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Relocation of Public Sector Workers: The local labour market impact of the Lyons Review
Giulia Faggio (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 March 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Money for nothing: estimating the impact of student aid on participation in Higher Education
Gill Wyness (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 March 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Earnings and labour market volatility in Britain
Stephen Jenkins (Social Policy, LSE) , joint with Lorenzo Cappellari
Location: 32L 2.04
2nd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 February 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Online Job Search and Unemployment Insurance during the Great Recession
Ioana Marinescu (University of Chicago)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 February 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Resetting the Urban Network: 117-2012AD
Guy Michaels (LSE & CEP) , joint with Ferdinand Rauch
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 February 2013   12:45 - 14:00
Minorities, Marriage and the Melting Pot
Alan Manning (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 February 2013   12:45 - 14:00
The new workplace employment relations study: first findings
Alex Bryson (NIESR & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 December 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Job placement incentives and youth job-finding rates
Nitika Bagaria (CEP, LSE) , joint with Barbara Petrongolo & John Van Reenen (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 December 2012   12:45 - 14:00
The Capitalists, the Workers, the Bread, and the Galleons
Pascal Michaillat (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 November 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Information Frictions and the Law of One Price: Evidence from the Transatlantic Telegraph
Claudia Steinwender (CEP/LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 November 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Using Federal Minimum Wages to Identify the Impact of Minimum Wages on Employment and Earnings across the U.S. States
Yona Rubinstein (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 November 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Assessing the Effect of Missing School Days on Test Score Performance
Esteban Aucejo (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 November 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Shared Capitalism and Workplace Performance: Evidence from Europe
Mark Williams (DoM, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 October 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Do professors really perpetuate the gender gap in science? Evidence from a natural experiment in a French higher education institution.
Thomas Breda (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 October 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Taxes and Migration of High Skilled Labour in Denmark
Camille Landais (LSE) , joint with Henrik Kleven (STICERD, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 October 2012   12:45 - 14:00
The Impact of Tariff and Tax Rates on Firm Wages and Employment
Wenya Cheng (CEP/LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 October 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Relative peer performance: empirical evidence on the big fish small pond hypothesis
Felix Weinhardt (CEP & LSE) , joint with Richard Murphy (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 June 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Does Self-Employment Measure Entrepreneurship? Evidence from Great Britain
Giulia Faggio (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 June 2012   12:45 - 14:00
What Happens When Employers Are Free to Discriminate
Alex Bryson (NIESR & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 June 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Individual and Household Earnings Inequality
Scott Murani (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 May 2012   12:45 - 14:00
A theory of work organisation and the employment relationship, and a partial empirical test
David Marsden (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 May 2012   12:45 - 14:00
The Spatial Analysis of the Employment Effect of the Minimum Wage in a Recession: The Case of the UK 1999-2010
Peter Dolton (Royal Holloway UoL & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 March 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Cities and Worker Interactions
Guy Michaels (LSE & CEP) , joint with Ferdinand Rauch and Stephen Redding
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 March 2012   12:45 - 14:00
CEO Pay in China
Alex Bryson (NIESR & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 February 2012   12:45 - 14:00
The Effects of Spatially Targeted Enterprise Initiatives: Evidence from UK LEGI
Henry Overman (SERC and LSE) , joint with Elias Einiö (VATT & SERC)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 February 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Managing for Cash: Which firm decisions are affected by the credit crunch?
Luis Garicano (LSE Department of Management & CEP) , joint with Claudia Steinwender (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 February 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Are Union Representatives Discriminated?
Thomas Breda (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

31 January 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Decreasing wage inequalities in France, 1967-2008
Mathilde Gaini (CEP, Paris School of Economics, CREST)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 January 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Hate Crime in the Wake of Terror Attacks
Steve Machin (CEP, London School of Economics and University College London)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 January 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Economic Implications of Educational Decisions: The Effects of 'Information' on School Students in London
Sandra McNally (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 January 2012   12:45 - 14:00
Offshoring, Migration and American Jobs
Gianmarco Ottaviano (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 December 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Standard time and solar time: the impacts on getting up and energy consumption in the US
Felix Weinhardt (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 November 2011   12:45 - 14:00
The causes of migration: theory and evidence for the United States
Daniel Vernazza (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 November 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Economic impacts of road improvements: evidence from British micro-data
Rosa Sanchis (SERC & LSE) , joint with S. Gibbons, T. Lyytikainen & H.G. Overman
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 November 2011   12:45 - 14:00
The Careers of Immigrants
Ana Matos (CEP & LSE)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 405
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

08 November 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Performance Pay, Gender Inequality and Young Lawyers
Ghazala Azmat (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 November 2011   11:30 - 13:00
Public Sector Hospital Competition, New Private Market Entrants and Their Combined Impact on Incumbent Providers’ Efficiency: Evidence from the English NHS
Zack Cooper (CEP, LSE) , joint with S. Gibbons, S. Jones & A. McGuire
Location: Conference Room, LRB 405
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

01 November 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Supply of upper secondary education and student sorting
Hanna Virtanen (CEP & Aalto University, Finland)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 October 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Unemployment history and frictional wage dispersion
Victor Ortego-Marti (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 October 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Non-native speakers of English in the classroom: what are the effects on pupil performance?
Sandra McNally (CEP) , joint with Charlotte Geay and Shqiponja Telhaj
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 October 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Immigrant segregation, enclaves and crime
Brian Bell (LSE & CEP) , joint with Steve Machin
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 October 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Entrepreneurship & Home Ownership
Philippe Bracke (SERC & STICERD) , joint with Christian Hilber (LSE & SERC) & Olmo Silva (LSE, CEP & SERC)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 June 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Searching for Search Frictions: Empirical Estimates from an Audit Study
Jim Rebitzer (Boston)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 June 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Worktime regulations and spousal labor supply
Barbara Petrongolo (CEP) , joint with Eric Maurin and Dominique Goux
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 June 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Physician Responses to Financial Incentives: Evidence from Hospital Discharge Data
Katherine Ho (Columbia) , joint with Ariel Pakes
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 June 2011   12:45 - 14:00
NO SEMINAR TODAY
Sebastian Stumpner (Berkeley, EOPP visitor)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

31 May 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Quantifying the Economic Spillovers from Government Activity with an Application to Science
Bruce Weinberg (Ohio State University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 May 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Why are migrants paid more?
Alex Bryson (NIESR & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 March 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Social Assistance and birth outcomes
Marco  Manacorda (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 March 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Evaluating the Effect of Minimum Wages on Employment Using the Systematic Differential Impact of Federal Minimum Wages on State Effective Minimum Wages
Yona Rubinstein (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 March 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Individual voice in employment relationships: a comparison under different collective voice regimes
David Marsden (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 February 2011   12:45 - 14:00
No margin, No mission? A Field Experiment on Incentives and Productivity in a Non-Profit Organization
Oriana Bandiera (LSE) , joint with Nava Ashraf and Kelsey Jack
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 February 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Optimal Unemployment Insurance over the Business Cycle
Pascal Michaillat (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 February 2011   12:45 - 14:00
The Contribution of Dispersion across Plants to the Increase in US Earnings Dispersion
Alex Bryson (NIESR & CEP) , joint with Erling Barth, James C. Davis and Richard Freeman
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 February 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Citizenship, Fertility and Parental Investmnets
Irma Clots-Figueras (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 January 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Has Income Mobility in Britain Changed Over the Last two Decades?
Stephen Jenkins (Social Policy, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 January 2011   12:45 - 14:00
Do neighbours affect teenage outcomes? Evidence from neighbourhood changes in England
Felix Weinhardt (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 December 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Mother Schooling, Fertility and Children’s Education: Evidence from Arabs in Israel
Victor Lavy (RHUL & Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 November 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Total Reward in the UK in the Public and Private Sectors
Peter Dolton (Royal Holloway UoL & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 November 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Is Wealth Causing Health? Evidence from Stock Market Induced Wealth Shocks
Hannes Schwandt (UPF & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 November 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Getting teachers to remote locations: Hiring practices, skills and preferences
Panu Pelkonen (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 November 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Selective Trials: A Principal-Agent Approach to Randomized Controlled Experiment
Gerard Padro (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 November 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Bigger Pie or Larger Slice? CEO Bargaining Ability and Rent Distribution - Evidence from Mergers & Acquisitions
Daniel Metzger (FMG & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 October 2010   12:45 - 14:00
The externalities from social housing, evidence from Paris (JMP)
Antoine Goujard (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 October 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Authority, Incentives and Performance: Theory and Evidence from a Chinese Newspaper
Yanhui Wu (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 October 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Stairway to Heaven: Social Connections and Promotions in the Catholic Church
Timothee Carayol (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 October 2010   12:45 - 14:00
The Marriage Premium Revisited: The Case of Professional Baseball
Naomi Feldman (Ben-Gurion University) , joint with Francesca Cornaglia
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 June 2010   12:45 - 14:00
'Nicklebee', Great Expectations and Hard Times
Peter Dolton (Royal Holloway UoL & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 June 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Job search and geographic spillovers: A very disaggregate approach
Barbara Petrongolo (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 June 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Gender and Racial Biases: Evidence from Child Adoption
Leonardo Felli (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 May 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Incentives, Markets and Knowledge Based Hierarchies
Radoslawa Nikolowa (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 April 2010   12:45 - 14:00
SEMINAR CANCELLED
Brian Bell (LSE & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 March 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Do higher wages come at a price?
Alex Bryson (NIESR & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 March 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Wage effects from changes in local human cpaital in Britain
Ioannis Kaplanis (LSE & SERC)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 March 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Education and Youth Crime: Exploring the Causal Relationship
Olivier Marie (University of Maastricht & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 February 2010   12:45 - 14:00
The effect of job displacements on couples' fertility decisions
Jenni Kellokumpu (LSE & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 February 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Optimal Monitoring and Sanctioning Systems
Conny Wunsch (University of St Gallen & UCL visitor)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 February 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Washington's revolving door: lobbying, political connections and the market for access
Mirko Draca (University of Warwick & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 February 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Crime and immigration: evidence from large immigrant waves in the UK
Brian Bell (LSE & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 January 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Have information and communication technologies polarized skill demand? Evidence from eleven countries over 25 years
Guy Michaels (LSE & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 January 2010   12:45 - 14:00
The impact on employment of the age-related increase in the National Minimum Wage: A regression discontinuity approach
Richard Dickens (University of Sussex & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 January 2010   12:45 - 14:00
Childhood Obesity in the UK: Is Fast Food a Factor
Peter Dolton (Royal Holloway UoL & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 December 2009   12:45 - 14:00
The Effect of Instructional Time on Achievements in Math, Science and Reading: Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries
Victor Lavy (RHUL & Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 December 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Money and Happiness: Evidence from the Industry Wage Structure
Steve Pischke (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 November 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Hukou policies and Labour Market Outcomes of Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China
Dongshu Ou (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 November 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Fiscal policy and the labour market: the effects of public sector employment and wages
Pedro Gomes (PEP, STICERD)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 November 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Moving into the Projects: Social Housing Neighborhoods and School Performance in England
Felix Weinhardt (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 November 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Knowledge flows through FDI: the case of privatisations in Central and Eastern Europe
Christian Fons-Rosen (UPF Barcelona & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 October 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Recent changes in the European employment structure: the roles of technology & globalisation
Maarten Goos (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 October 2009   12:45 - 14:00
The Economic Effects of National Swings on Political Jurisdictions: Theory and Evidence from English Councils and US States
Oliver Denk (EOPP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 October 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Optimal Policy in a Dyanamic Search Model with Risk Aversion
Jean-Baptiste Michau (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 October 2009   12:45 - 14:00
The Timing of Parental Income on Child Outcomes: The Role of Permanent and Transitory Shocks
Emma Tominey (University of York)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 June 2009   12:45 - 14:00
The Good, The Bad and The Average: Evidence on the Scale and Nature of Ability Peer Effects in Schools
Olmo Silva (LSE, SERC & CEP) , joint with Victor Lavy & Felix Weinhardt
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 June 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Long-Term Earnings Losses due to Mass Layoffs During the 1982 Recession: An Analysis Using U.S. Administrative Data from 1974 to 2004
Till Von Wachter (Columbia University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 June 2009   12:45 - 14:00
How do CEOs spend their time?
Raffaella Sadun (HBS) , joint with Oriana Bandiera, Andrea Prat & Luigi Guiso
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 June 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Chernobyl, Health and Labour Market Performance in the Ukraine
Jonathan Wadsworth (CEP and Royal Holloway)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 May 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Information and Employee Evaluation: Evidence from Public Schools
Jonah Rockoff (Columbia Business School)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 May 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Immigration, Wage Inequality and unobservable skills in the U.S. and UK
Cinzia Rienzo (CEP & Royal Holloway, University of London)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 505
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in Portugal Street, London WC2

05 May 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Collective agreements, employment restructuring in transition and wages in Central Europe
Simone Moriconi (Universita del Piemonte Orientale & CEP)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 505
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in Portugal Street, London WC2

28 April 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Parental Background and the Transition to Secondary School: Evidence from Germany
Georg Graetz (LSE)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 505
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in Portugal Street, London WC2

17 March 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Does decentralized organization improve individual performance? Evidence from journalists.
Yanhui Wu (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 March 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Tournaments without Prizes: Evidence from Personnel Records
Jordi Blanes-i-Vidal (LSE) , joint with Mareike Nossol
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 March 2009   12:45 - 14:00
To Leave or Not to Leave? A Regression Discontinuity Analysis on the Impact of Failing the High School Exit Exam
Dongshu Ou (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 February 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Long-term health effects on the next generation of Ramadan fasting during pregnancy.
Reyn Van Ewijk (University of Amsterdam (UVA))
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 February 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Separate Effects of Sibling Gender and Family Size on Educational Achievements – Methods and First Evidence from Population Birth Registry
Stacey Chen (Royal Holloway)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 February 2009   12:45 - 14:00
The impact of season of birth on educational and Labour market outcomes. Evidence from France
Julien Grenet (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 February 2009   12:45 - 14:00
'Every Child Matters': Is This Reflected by Effectiveness of Special Action Programes'?
Francois Keslair (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 January 2009   12:45 - 14:00
When randomization in collective tournaments is profitable for the principal
Stefanie Lehmann (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 January 2009   12:45 - 14:00
One nation under a groove?
Alan Manning (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 January 2009   12:45 - 14:00
Moving Immigrants from Welfare to Work: The Impact of an Integration Program
Matti Sarvimaki (SERC, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 December 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Young Females- Are They Doing Better In Economic Hot Spots?
Boris Hirsch (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 December 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Education and Mobility
Panu Pelkonen (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 November 2008   12:45 - 14:00
The Geography of the National Minimum Wage
Peter Dolton (Royal Holloway UoL & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 November 2008   13:30 - 14:30
Unobservables and Matching As An Evaluation Method: Evidence from an Education Intervention
Olmo Silva (LSE, SERC & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 November 2008   13:30 - 14:30
Long-Term Effects of Forced Migration
Matti Sarvimaki (SERC, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 November 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Pride and Prejudice: Evidence from the "Promised Land"
Wenya Cheng (CEP/LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 October 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Peer Effects in Science – Evidence from the Dismissal of Scientists in Nazi Germany
Fabian Waldinger (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 October 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Can Family Support Policies Help Explain Differences in Working Hours across Countries?
Urban Sila (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 October 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Railroads and the Raj: The Economic Impact of Transportation Infrastructure
Dave Donaldson (MIT)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 October 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Gender differences in market competitiveness in a real workplace: evidence from performance-based pay tournaments among teachers
Victor Lavy (RHUL & Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 July 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Childcare Regulation, Licensing, and Educational Outcomes
Morris Kleiner (University of Minnesota)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 June 2008   12:45 - 14:00
The distinct impact of information technologies and communication technologies on the organization of firms
Raffaella Sadun (HBS)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 June 2008   12:45 - 14:00
The value of rude health: the effect of employee well-being and absence policies on business performance
David Marsden (CEP) , joint with Simone Moriconi
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 June 2008   12:45 - 14:00
The Effect of Average Performance Information on Own Performance: Natural Experiment with High School Students
Ghazala Azmat (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 June 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Why do disadvantaged pupils attend lesser quality schools?’ - a statistical consideration of four alternative but potentially complementary explanations for UK data
Richard Houston (Office of Climate Change)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 May 2008   12:45 - 14:00
The Rise of China and the Natural Resource Curse in Africa
Gerard Padro (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 May 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Early Release and Recidivism: A Regression Discontinuity Approach
Olivier Marie (University of Maastricht & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 May 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Resource Abundance and Development: The Case of Brazil
Guy Michaels (LSE & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 April 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Do large increases in school expenditure raise pupil attainment? Evidence from English primary schools
Helena Holmlund (CEP) , joint with Sandra McNally & Martina Viarengo
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 March 2008   12:45 - 14:00
A Tale of Two Countries: Unions, Closures and Growth in Britain and Norway
Harald Dale-Olsen (Institute for Social Research, Norway) , joint with Alex Bryson
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 March 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Health and Knowledge. Education, Income and the MMR Vaccine Controversy in the UK
Jonathan Wadsworth (CEP and Royal Holloway)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 February 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Did Securitization Lead to Lax Screening? Evidence from Subprime Loans 2001-2006
Vikrant Vig (London Business School) , joint with Benjamin Keys, Tanmoy Mukherjee and Amit Seru
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 February 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Cultural determinants of unemployment duration
Joseph Zweimueller (University of Zurich)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 February 2008   16:00 - 17:30
Political Dynasties (please note seminar start time)
Pedro dal Bo (Brown University)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 505
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in Portugal Street, London WC2

15 January 2008   12:45 - 14:00
Taxation and family labour supply (JMP)
Alexander Gelber (University of Pennsylvania, Wharton)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 December 2007   13:00 - 14:00
Risk Incentives and Tournaments
Christos Genakos (CEP & Cambridge University)
Location: STC 1.75
1st Floor, St. Clement's Building, LSE, Clare Market, London WC2A 2AB

04 December 2007   12:45 - 14:00
The journey to the west: circular migration and careers
Fei Qin (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 November 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Inside the Black Box of Ability Peer Effects: Evidence from Variation in High and Low Achievers in the Classroom
Victor Lavy (RHUL & Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 November 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Unemployment and taxation with regulated products and labour markets
Simone Moriconi (Universita del Piemonte Orientale & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 November 2007   13:00 - 14:00
Information Technology, Organization and Productivity in the Public Sector: Evidence from Police Departments
Luis Garicano (LSE Department of Management & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 November 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Identifying the Source of Catholic School Effects on Wages and Earnings
Youngjoo Kim (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 October 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Assessed by a teacher like me: Race gender and subjective evaluations
Amine Ouazad (INSEAD)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 October 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Assessing School quality: Academic standards, pupil wellbeing and parental satisfaction
Olmo Silva (LSE, SERC & CEP) , joint with Steve Gibbons (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 October 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Police and thieves...and football
Olivier Marie (University of Maastricht & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 October 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Peer Effects in Science - Evidence from the Dismissal of Scientists in Nazi Germany
Fabian Waldinger (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 June 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Does Planning Regulation Help Independent Retailers?
Raffaella Sadun (HBS)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 June 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Why so unhappy? The effects of unionisation on job satisfaction
Alex Bryson (NIESR & CEP) , joint with Lorenzo Cappellari & Claudio Lucifora
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 June 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Performance and perception of performance amongst students
Arnaud  Chevalier (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 June 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Mothers' Marginal Willingness to Pay for Amenities
Christina Felfe (UPF Barcelona & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 May 2007   12:45 - 14:00
The bidder's curse
Ulrike Malmendier (UC Berkeley)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 May 2007   14:30 - 16:00
Does movie violence increase violent crime?
Stefano Della Vigna (Berkeley)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 May 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Incentive pay systems and the management of human resources in France and Britain
David Marsden (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 May 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Do better schools raise housing prices? Evidence from Paris school zoning
Julien Grenet (CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 May 2007   12:45 - 14:00
The ins and outs of cyclical unemployment
Gary Solon (University of Michigan) , joint with Mike Elsby & Ryan Michaels
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 March 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Efficiency wages and the economic effects of the minimum wage: evidence from a low-wage labour market
Andreas Georgiadis (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 March 2007   12:45 - 14:00
How Should we Organise Schooling to Further Children with Migration Background?
Nicole Schneeweis (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 February 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Mobility and school disruption
Shqiponja Telhaj (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 February 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Immigrant Assimilation in a Bilingual Country
Javier Ortega (Toulouse & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 February 2007   12:00 - 13:30
Understanding international prices: customers as capital
Lukasz Drozd (University of Minnesota)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 February 2007   12:45 - 14:00
The Underground Economy and the Credit Market
Roberta Zizza (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 January 2007   12:45 - 14:00
International Commodity Taxation in the Presence of Unemployment
Simone Moriconi (Universita del Piemonte Orientale & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 January 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Why is the Net Educational Attainment of Blacks Greater than that of Whites?
Chris Dougherty (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 January 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Labour Supply Effects of the Recent Social Security Benefit Cuts: Empirical Estimates Using Cohort Discontinuities
Giovanni Mastrobuoni (Collegio Carlo Alberto)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 January 2007   12:45 - 14:00
Panic on the Streets of London: Police, Crime and The July 2007 Terror Attacks
Mirko Draca (University of Warwick & CEP) , joint with Steve Machin (CEP & UCL) and Robert Witt (Surrey)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 December 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Lead them to Water and Pay them to Drink: An Experiment with Services and Incentives for College Achievement
Philip Oreopoulos (University of Toronto) , joint with Josh Angrist and Daniel Lang
Location: Conference Room, LRB 405
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

28 November 2006   12:45 - 14:00
The Long-Term Effects of Unemployment Compensation: Evidence from the JSA
Barbara Petrongolo (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 November 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Does Naming and Shaming in the Public Sector Work? Evidence from an Unusually Tough School Accountability Regime
Ifty Hussain (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 November 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Productivity, Aggregate Demand and Unemployment Fluctuations
Regis Barnichon (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 November 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Developments in Pay Inequality after 1990: Britain, France and Germay Compared
Richard Belfield (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

31 October 2006   12:45 - 14:00
The Marginal Utility of Income
Guy Mayraz (CEP, London School of Economics) , joint with Richard Layard & Steve Nickell
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 October 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Culture Clash or Culture Club? The Identity and Attitudes of Immigrants in Britain
Alan Manning (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 October 2006   12:30 - 13:45
The Effect of Trade Liberalization on Informality, Wages and Productivity: Evidence from Mexico
Benjamin Aleman-Castilla (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 October 2006   12:45 - 14:00
The Division of Labour, Coordination, and the Demand for Information Processing
Guy Michaels (LSE & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 October 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Are Program Participants Good Evaluators?
Alexander Whalley (UC Merced) , joint with Jeffrey Smith and Nathaniel Wilcox
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 June 2006   12:45 - 14:00
SEMINAR CANCELLED - Institutions, Unemployment and Inactivity in the OECD Countries
Lilas Demmou (CEP & CEPREMAP-ENS)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 505
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in Portugal Street, London WC2

20 June 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Conflict-Induced Displacement and Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from Post-War Bosnia & Herzigovina
Florence Kondylis (CEP)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 505
5th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in Portugal Street, London WC2

13 June 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Faith Primary Schools: Better Pupils or Better Schools?
Olmo Silva (LSE, SERC & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 June 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Early Quantitive Evidence on the Impact of the Pathways to Work Pilots
Carl Emmerson (IFS) , joint with Alissa Goodman (IFS)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 May 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Peer Effects in English Schools
Amine Ouazad (INSEAD)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 May 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Analysis, Judgement, Trust and Motivation
Jeremy Hardie (CPNSS, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 May 2006   12:45 - 14:00
What a Difference a Day Makes? The Impact of School Year Length on Educational Outcomes
Samuel Berlinski (IABD)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 May 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Anticipating Reforms: Saving and Work in Germany
Michael McMahon (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 March 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Do Younger Students Need Smaller Classes? Evidence from France
Mathieu Valdenaire (PSE, Paris)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 March 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Religious Schools and Pupil Attainments in the UK
Olmo Silva (LSE, SERC & CEP) , joint with Steve Gibbons
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 February 2006   13:30 - 14:45
Patterns of intergenerational transmission of education : the case of Senegal
Christelle Dumas (DESTIN) , joint with S. Lambert
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 February 2006   12:45 - 14:00
The Impact of Immigration on the Structure of Wages: New Evidence from Britain
Jonathan Wadsworth (CEP and Royal Holloway) , joint with Marco Manacorda & Alan Manning
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 February 2006   12:45 - 14:00
The World Joint Distribution of Income and Education 1870-2000
Fabrice Murtin (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

31 January 2006   12:45 - 14:00
An Evaluation of Early Prolific Offender Pilot Schemes in England and Wales
Olivier Marie (University of Maastricht & CEP) , joint with Stephen Machin (CEP & UCL)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 January 2006   12:45 - 14:00
Peer effects in European primary schools: evidence from PIRLS
Andreas Ammermueller (ZEW, Mannheim University) , joint with Steve Pischke, CEP & LSE
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 December 2005   12:45 - 14:00
tba
Martin Knapp (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 November 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Grade Retention and School Outcomes: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Uruguayan Administrative Data
Marco  Manacorda (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 November 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Are Some Children More Equal Than Others? Evidence From Schooling Decisions in Mexico
Ifty Hussain (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 November 2005   13:00 - 14:15
Competition and segregation in primary schools
Olmo Silva (LSE, SERC & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 November 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Intertemporal Substitution and Labour Supply in the UK: Estimates from the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS)
Guillermo Felices (Bank of England)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 November 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Does Tracking Affect the Importance of Family Background on Student’s Test Scores?
Fabian Waldinger (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 October 2005   12:45 - 14:00
The Incidence of an Earned Income Tax Credit: Evaluating the Impact on Wages in the UK
Ghazala Azmat (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 October 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Are Women Leaders Good for Education? Evidence from India
Irma Clots-Figueras (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 October 2005   12:45 - 14:00
The Macro-Foundations of Microeconomics: Initial Labor Market Conditions and Long-Term Outcomes for Economists and MBAs
Paul Oyer (Stanford)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 October 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Agglomeration and monopsonistic labour markets
Alan Manning (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 June 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Foreign Students in UK Universities – Crowding-Out?
Teresa Casey (CEP) , joint with Steve Machin (CEP, CEE & UCL)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 June 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Sheepskin or Prozac: The causal effect of education on mental health
Arnaud  Chevalier (CEP) , joint with Leon Feinstein (IoE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 June 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Debt and Depression
Richard Disney (University of Nottingham)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 June 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Mangerial Incentives in Hierarchies: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Oriana Bandiera (LSE) , joint with Iwan Barankay (Essex) & Imran Rasul (Chicago & CEPR)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

31 May 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Pupil mobility in England
Joan Wilson (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 May 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Agricultural Production and Conflict Refugee Status: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from a Policy Intervention Programme in Rwanda
Florence Kondylis (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 May 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Teachers' PRP and its Effects
David Marsden (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 May 2005   12:45 - 14:00
TBA
Marco  Manacorda (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 April 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Individual Wage Evolution and Job Separation in a Stochastic Productivity Model
Coen Teulings (Cambridge University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 March 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Unequal pay or unequal employment: A cross-country analysis of gender gaps
Barbara Petrongolo (CEP) , joint with Claudia Olivetti
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 March 2005   12:45 - 14:00
SEMINAR CANCELLED: Understanding Productivity and Wage Dispersion in the UK and Norway
Giulia Faggio (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 March 2005   12:45 - 14:00
ICT in Schools
Olmo Silva (LSE, SERC & CEP) , joint with Steve Machin (UCL & CEP) and Sandra McNally (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 February 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Recruiting in Cyberspace: Does the Internet make any Difference for Employers and Job Seekers?
Mari Kangasniemi (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 February 2005   12:30 - 14:00
Identifying Social Interactions Through Excess Variance Contrasts
Bryan Graham (UC Berkeley & NYU)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 February 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Minimum Wages and Firm Profitability
Mirko Draca (University of Warwick & CEP) , joint with Steve Machin (UCL & CEP) & John Van Reenen (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 February 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Borrowing Constraints, the Cost of Precautionary Saving and Unemployment Insurance
Thomas Crossley (McMaster University) , joint with Hamish Low (Cambridge University & IFS)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 January 2005   12:30 - 00:00
High Frequency Wage Rigidity
Guido Menzio (Northwestern)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 January 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Politics, Schools and Markets: Quasi-Experimental Evidence on the Impact of Autonomy and Competition from a Truly Revolutionary UK Reform
Damon Clark (University of Florida)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 January 2005   12:45 - 14:00
Returns to Apprenticeship Training in Austria: Evidence from Failed Firms
Steve Pischke (CEP) , joint with Josef Fersterer & Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 December 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Reallocation, Firm Turnover and Efficiency: Selection on Productivity or Profitability?
John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland) , joint with Lucia Foster (Bureau of the Census) and Chad Syverson (Chicago & NBER)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 November 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Does local taxation affect business' decisions
Henry Overman (SERC and LSE) , joint with Gilles Duranton
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 November 2004   12:45 - 14:00
International benchmarking exercise - 3rd Skills Audit
Hilary  Steedman (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 November 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Well-Being and Social Capital:Does Suicide Pose a Puzzle?
John Helliwell (UBC & NBER )
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 November 2004   12:45 - 14:00
TBA
Alan Manning (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 November 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Street Crime & Police Resources
Olivier Marie (University of Maastricht & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 October 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Employment effects of the National Minimum Wage in Britain
Richard Dickens (University of Sussex & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 October 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Do a few months of compulsory schooling matter? The education and labour market impact of school leaving rules
Fernando Galindo-Rueda (DTI, CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 October 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Sinking the Blues: The Impact of Deregulating Shop Closing Hours on Product and Labor Markets using the American and British Experiences as Quasi-Natural Experiments
Maarten Goos (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 October 2004   12:45 - 14:00
The Effect of Compulsory Schooling in Germany
Steve Pischke (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 June 2004   12:45 - 14:00
SEMINAR POSTPONED
Jose Galdon (Public University of Navarre and CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 June 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Estimating the Probability of Leaving Unemployment Using Uncompleted Spells From Repeated Cross-section Data
Maia Guell (Edinburgh) , joint with Luojia Hu (Northwestern University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 June 2004   12:45 - 14:00
The Riddle of the Sands? Intertemporal Substitution of Labour for Archaeological Workers in Syria in 1938
Peter Dolton (Royal Holloway UoL & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 June 2004   12:45 - 14:00
The Widening Socio-Economic Gap in UK Higher Education
Oscar Marcenaro Gutierrez (CEP) , joint with Fernando Galindo-Rueda (CEP & CEE) & Anna Vignoles (Institute of Education & CEE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 June 2004   12:45 - 14:00
The Discriminating Employer: Theory and Evidence on Discrimination in Hiring
Raquel Fernandez (NYU)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 May 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Cooperative Behaviour in the Workplace
Imran Rasul (UCL and IFS)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 May 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Employers' search and the efficiency of matching
Michele Pellizzari (IGIER-Bocconi & IZA)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 May 2004   12:45 - 14:00
The marriage earnings premium for men: a not-so-fixed fixed effect?
Chris Dougherty (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 April 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Did the Minimum Wage Affect the Incidence of Second Jobs?
Jonathan Wadsworth (CEP and Royal Holloway)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 March 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Indian Immigrants: Where to?
Augustin De-Coulon (QMUL & CEP) , joint with Jonathan Wadsworth (CEP and Royal Holloway)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 March 2004   12:45 - 14:00
What do unions do? A 20th Anniversary Retrospective
Bruce Kaufman (Georgia State University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 March 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Evaluating the Economic Significance of Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity
Mike Elsby (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 February 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Seminar Postponed Until Summer Term
Jonathan Wadsworth (CEP and Royal Holloway)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 February 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Firm size distribution and EPL in Italy
Roberto Torrini (Bank of Italy & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 February 2004   12:45 - 14:00
International evidecne on intergenerational mobility: a careful comparison
Jo Blanden (University of Surrey)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 February 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Evaluating the Effects on Test Scores of an Educational Reform in Brazil
Naercio Menezes (University of Sao Paulo & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 January 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Does competition improve the Public Employment Service?
David Grubb (OECD)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 January 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Self selection of migrant workers: migration premium and (no) returns to skills
Eran Yashiv (Tel-Aviv)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 January 2004   12:45 - 14:00
Gender gaps in unemployment rates in OECD countries
Ghazala Azmat (CEP) , joint with Maia Guell and Alan Manning
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 December 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Schooling and Child Labour in Brazil
Marco  Manacorda (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 December 2003   12:45 - 14:00
The determinants of teacher supply: time series eveidence for the UK, 1962-2001
Tsung-Ping Chung (CEP) , joint with Peter Dolton (CEP & NCL) and Andrew Tremayne (York & University of Sydney)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 November 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Job satisfaction, mobility and the gender gap
Theodora Xenogiani (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 November 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Do friends and relatives really help in getting a good job?
Michele Pellizzari (IGIER-Bocconi & IZA)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 November 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Gender segregation in labour contracts
Barbara Petrongolo (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 November 2003   12:45 - 14:00
What difference does it make: vocational education for unqualified school-leavers
Steve McIntosh (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 October 2003   12:45 - 14:00
THe Literacy Hour
Sandra McNally (CEP) , joint with Steve Machin (UCL & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 October 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Connective Capital and Labor Productivity Within Firms
Kathryn Shaw (Stanford)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 October 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Does product market competition increase wage inequality?
Maria Guadalupe (Columbia Business School)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 October 2003   12:45 - 14:00
The Impact of Menu-Based Price Discrimination on Poverty: Evidence from US Auto-Prices, 1930-2002
Giles Keating (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 June 2003   12:45 - 14:00
TBA
Paul Krugman (Princeton)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 June 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Returns to schooling and ability in a British Cohort: control functions with multiple educational outcomes
Fernando Galindo-Rueda (DTI, CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 June 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Discrimination in the UK labour market and heterogeneity in the returns to schooling
Chris Dougherty (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 June 2003   12:45 - 14:00
The value of training in the UK: a longitudinal analysis
Anna Vignoles
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 May 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Union decline in Britain 1990-1998: Causes and consequences
Andy Charlwood (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 May 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Managerial compensation and product market competition
Maria Guadalupe (Columbia Business School)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 April 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Issues in the Market for Work Group Servers
John Van Reenen (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 March 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Philip Oreopoulos (University of Toronto)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 March 2003   12:45 - 14:00
How economic institutions affect everything.
Edmund Phelps (Columbia University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 March 2003   12:45 - 14:00
The impact of length of the school year on student performance and earnings: evidence from the German short school years
Steve Pischke (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 March 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Benefit cuts and crime
Olivier Marie (University of Maastricht & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 February 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Earnings inequality and decentralisation of pay setting in Europe
Richard Belfield (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 February 2003   12:45 - 14:00
The British Jobs Machine
Maarten Goos (CEP) , joint with Alan Manning (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 February 2003   12:45 - 14:00
The impact of employment on the timing of cohabitation and births: a European comparison
Maria Gutierrez-Domenech (CEP and LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 January 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Excellence in cities and school performance: a preliminary analysis
Sandra McNally (CEP) , joint with Steve Machin (CEP & UCL), and Costas Meghir (IFS)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 January 2003   12:45 - 14:00
The Labor Demand Curve Is Downward Sloping: Re-examining the Impact of Immigration on the Labor Market
George Borjas (Harvard)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 January 2003   12:45 - 14:00
Working-Time Regulation, Firm Heterogeneity, and Efficiency
Javier Ortega (Toulouse & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 December 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Intergenerational mobility and assortative matching in Canada
Jo Blanden (University of Surrey)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 December 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Diversity and change in the UK labour market
Robert Taylor (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 November 2002   12:45 - 14:00
What are the links between product market competition and the wage distribution?
Maria Guadalupe (Columbia Business School)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 November 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Self-selection and the performance of return migrants: the case of Albania
Augustin De-Coulon (QMUL & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 November 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Incidence of an earned tax credit: WFTC and NMW
Ghazala Azmat (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 November 2002   12:45 - 14:00
A matching model of crowding-out and on-the-job (with an application to Spain)
Juan Dolado (Madrid) , joint with Marcel Jansen and Juan F Jimeno
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 October 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Why is the rate of return to schooling higher for women than for men?
Chris Dougherty (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 October 2002   12:45 - 14:00
New Zealand's neo-liberal revolution: why has it failed?
Tim Hazeldine (Auckland University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 October 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Performance pay and productivity: not motivation but renegotiation of the effort bargain
David Marsden (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 March 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Qualifications and Credentials
Gavan Conlon (CEE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 March 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Matchmaking: The Influence of Monitoring Environments on the Effectiveness of Performance Pay Systems
Richard Belfield (CEP) , joint with David Marsden
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 March 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Unemployment Insurance and Social Assistance: Interactions and the Need for Joint Policy Design
Michele Pellizzari (IGIER-Bocconi & IZA)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 February 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Social Security Expectations and Retirement Savings Decisions
Charles F. Manski (Northwestern University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 February 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Job Penalty after Motherhood: a Spanish Case in a European Context
Maria Gutierrez-Domenech (CEP and LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 February 2002   12:45 - 14:00
From 30/70 to 70/30 in 20 Years: What Explains Recent Trends in Participation in Post-Compulsory Education in England?
Damon Clark (University of Florida)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 January 2002   12:45 - 14:00
Overeducation again: is there a genuine under-utilisation of skills amongst the overeducated?
Steve McIntosh (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 January 2002   12:45 - 14:00
You can't always get what you want: frustrated demand for union membership and union representation in Britain
Alex Bryson (NIESR & CEP) , joint with Raphael Gomez (LSE)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 405
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

04 December 2001   12:45 - 14:00
Benchmarking apprenticeship: UK and continental Europe compared.
Hilary  Steedman (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 November 2001   12:45 - 14:00
Subsidies, policy reform and labour decisions of UK farm operators
Sandra McNally (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 November 2001   12:45 - 14:00
Child Labour in India
Marco  Manacorda (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 November 2001   12:45 - 14:00
Just like daddy: The occupational choice of UK graduates
Arnaud  Chevalier (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 November 2001   12:45 - 14:00
The hidden costs of fixed term contracts: the impact on work accidents
Maria Guadalupe (Columbia Business School)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 October 2001   12:45 - 14:00
Foreign direct investment and wages in central and eastern Europe
Giulia Faggio (CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 October 2001   12:45 - 14:00
Graduate Overeducation in Spain
Fernando Galindo-Rueda (DTI, CEP & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 October 2001   12:45 - 14:00
Migration policy and the segmentation of the labor force: the Swiss Case
Augustin De-Coulon (QMUL & CEP)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 October 2001   12:45 - 14:00
A General Equilibrium Efficiency Wage Model.
Carl  Campbell (NIU)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH