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Banco de Espa?a BE, Spain; World Bank

June 16-17, 2016
4th WB-BE Research Conference Labor Markets: Growth, Productivity and Inequality
Madrid, Banco de Espa?a headquarters, Spain
The goal of the conference is to bring together academics and policy makers to discuss labor markets dynamics and their relation with growth. Topics: - Labor market responses to macroeconomic and policy changes: structure of labor markets, downward wage rigidities, the institutional environment and (financial and labor) markets imperfections - Human capital and skills: measurement issues and the dynamics of labor supply, links between skills and productivity, labor market segmentation - Job loss: dynamics, effects on earnings, hours and income, and policy responses - Polarization of the employment and wages? Reasons and implications - Wage inequality: dynamics, transmission mechanisms of business cycle changes, role of asymmetries in the labor markets, and educational boom versus labor demand changes - Labor market responses to international trade, technological change and migration - Effects of programs and policies to boost quality employment: training programs and vocational education, welfare payments, pension systems and labor market participation [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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