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Labour Market Policy for the 21st Century: A conference in honour of David Metcalf


Monday 14 December 2009 09:45 - 18:30

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

About this event

This conference will focus on several key issues: unemployment, pay, unions and management, social security, the minimum wage, and most recently, immigration

Labour Market Policy for the 21st Century: A Conference in Honour of David Metcalf

Date: Monday 14 December 2009

Registration 09.00am -09.30am
Conference: 09.30am - 6.30pm

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.


!!Programme Updated - Download New Conference Programme pdf!!

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


DINNER PLANS

The conference will be followed by dinner at a local restaurant - more info to follow

If you have any dietary requirements (e.g. vegetarian, vegan, allergies), please let Jo Cantlay (j.m.cantlay@lse.ac.uk) know as soon as possible.


CONFERENCE PAPERS

more to follow

SESSION 1: EMPLOYMENT & IMMIGRATION

Steve Nickell, The European Unemployment Challenge pdf
Christine Whitehead, Recent Increases in Migration and its Impact on the Housing System pdf
Jonathan Wadsworth, Immigration and the UK Labour Market pdf
Paul Gregg, Job Guarantees for the Unemployed: Evidence & Design pdf

SESSION 2: NEW INSTITUTIONAL PATTERNS IN LABOUR MARKETS

Steve Dunn, The Future of Trade Unionspdf
Morris Kleiner, Maria Koumenta & Amy Humphris, Analyzing Policies Regulating Occupations in Britain & the US pdf
Sue Fernie, Occupational Licensing in the UK: a Case Study of the Private Security Industry pdf

SESSION 3: LOW PAY & MINIMUM WAGES

Mark Stewart, A Decade of the National Minimum Wage and the Sky Still Hasn't Fallen Inpdf
Steve Machin, Changing Wage Structures: Trends and Explanationspdf
Alan Manning, Low Pay & Minimum Wages pdf

SESSION 4: HRM SKILLS & PRODUCTIVITY

John Van Reenen, HRM & Productivity pdf
Anna Vignoles, Education, Training, Skills and an International Perspective pdf
Maria Koumenta, Modernisation, Privatisation and the Public Service Ethos in the UK pdf

SESSION 5: PUBLIC SECTOR

Peter Dolton, Public Sector Pay: How Should we Set it and How Should We Change It? pdf
Richard Disney, Public Sector Wage Differentials: Theory & Empirical Methods pdf

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 on the map.

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