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Conference in Honour of Richard Layard and Stephen Nickell

Thursday 25 June 2009 09:30 - 18:00

Conference Room, LRB 405, 4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

Conference in Honour of Richard Layard and Stephen Nickell

Date: Thursday 25 - Friday 26 March 2009

Thursday Registration
09.00-09.30; Conference: 09:30am - 06.00pm;
Friday 09.00am - 01:00pm

Venue: CEP Conference Room (R405), 4th Floor, LSE Research Lab, Lionel Robbins Building, Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD (link to map)

Please note that this is an invitation only conference.

Download Conference Programme (PDF)

Download Conference Papers


The conference dinner on Thursday 25 June will take place in the Peer's Dining Room, House of Lords. Map

Drinks from 7.30pm, Dinner at 8.15pm.
Please allow 15 minutes to get through security.
Dress code: Smart Casual

You must have a printed invitation to gain entry. If attending the conference on Thursday, please collect the invitation from Jo Cantlay, otherwise, please contact Jo with you postal address so she can send this to you in advance.

If you have any dietary requirements (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, allergies), please let Jo know as soon as possible. General Menu displayed below.

Dinner Menu

Fresh Pea, Broad Bean and Spring Onion Soup
Whole Baked Gilt Head Bream Stuffed with Wild Garlic
With preserved lemon salsa, green bean bundle, slow roasted Roma tomoato and Lyonnaise potatoes

Vegetarian Option: Char-Grilled Courgette, Goat's Cheese and Red Onion Marmalade Gratin
Topped with parsley mashed potato
Eton Mess
Meringue, cream and strawberry dessert served with a berry coulis
Coffee & Truffles


Walking - If the weather is pleasant, you might like to walk to HoL from the LSE. Depending on your walking speed it should take 30-45 minutes. Click here for a map and directions .
Alternatively if using public transport the HoL is located close to Westminster Tube Station (Jubilee, Circle & District Lines).
Tube - Simply take the Circle/District Line westbound from Temple station to Westminster Station – Link to TFL map & directions
Buses - 11 and 87 run from the Strand to Westminster – Link to TFL map and info
Taxis - Of course, you can also jump in a cab.



Lunch will take place at Sofra, Covent Garden, 36 Tavistock Street, London WC2E 7PB. Tel: +44 (0)20 7240 3773
Click for Map and directions

FRIDAY 26 June

A buffet lunch will be served at CEP in the 4th Floor Social Space


Andreas Mueller, The Lot of the Unemployed: A Time Use Perspective (PDF)
Joint with Alan Krueger

Andreas Mueller, companion paper, Job Search and Unemployment Insurance: New Evidence from Time Use Data (PDF)
Joint with Alan Krueger

Orley Ashenfelter, A Shred of Credible Evidence on the Long Run Elasticity of Labor Supply
Joint with Kirk Doran & Bruce Schaller

Tito Boeri, Immigration to the Land of Redistribution

Participants are expected to adhere to the CEP Events Code of Conduct.


This event will take place in Conference Room, LRB 405, 4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD.

The building is labelled LRB on the LSE campus map. You can also find us on Google Maps. For further information, go to contact us.