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Expert workshop

PROGRAMME

THURSDAY 29TH OCTOBER 2015
08:15 Shuttle Bus transfer from the Electra Palace Hotel on Aristotelous Square
09:00 – 09:30 Arrival and registration
09:30 – 09:45

Welcome and opening

09:45 – 10:45 Session 1: Education and skills formation

Chair Francis Green

W. Craig Riddell

Understanding Educational Impacts: The Role of Literacy and Numeracy Skills

ppt presentation

Lorenzo Cappellari

Skilled or educated? Educational reforms, human capital and earnings

ppt presentation

10:45 – 11:45 Coffee break and poster session 1

Francesco Berlingieri

Local labour market size and qualification mismatch

Michael Maier

Skill Mismatch and Wage Inequality

Vassilis Monastiriotis

Regional Upgrading or Regional Downgrading? Over-education and underemployment in Greece’s lagging-behind regions

Matthew Ross

Skill Biased Technical Change: Panel Evidence of Task Orientation and Wage Effects

11:45 – 13:00 Key note address

Chair Pascaline Descy

Prof. Peter Cappelli

Skill Gaps, Skill Shortages, and Skill Mismatches: Evidence and Arguments

13:00 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15 – 15:15 Session 2: Training and Institutions

Chair Solomon Polachek

Christine Dauth (née Singer)

Do low-skilled workers benefit from further training subsidies?

ppt presentation

Golo Henseke

Individual and institutional determinants of skills underutilization

ppt presentation

15:15 – 15:45 Coffee break and poster session 1
15:45 – 17:15 Session 3: Skill mismatch, macro consequences

Chair Ferran Mane

Müge Adalet McGowan

Labour market mismatch and labour productivity: Evidence from PIAAC Data

ppt presentation

Thijs van Rens

Accounting for Mismatch Unemployment

ppt presentation

Konstantinos Pouliakas

Decomposing earnings penalties of overeducated workers: Evidence from the European Skills and Jobs (EJS) survey

ppt presentation

17:30 – 21:00 Guided city tour of Thessaloniki and welcome ouzo & meze
21:00 Shuttle bus transfer to the Electra Palace Hotel on Aristotelous Square

Back to Programme

FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER 2015
08:15 Shuttle Bus transfer from the Electra Palace Hotel on Aristotelous Square
09:00 – 09:30 Arrival and registration
09:30 – 11:00 Session 4: Skills Development and mismatch

Chair: Ken Mayhew

Rolf van der Velden

Are skill deficits always bad? Towards a learning perspective on skill mismatches

ppt presentation

Maria Ferreira Sequeda

On-the-job learning and skills development in Europe: Does initial skills mismatch matter?

ppt presentation

Giovanni Russo

Skill developments at the workplace

ppt presentation

11:00 – 12:00 Coffee break and poster session 2

Jürg Schweri

Horizontal Skills Mismatch and Vocational Education

Ilias Livanos

Rethinking under-skilling: evidence from the first European Skills and Jobs Survey

Joanne Tan

Multi-dimensional heterogeneity and mismatch in a frictional labour market

Riccardo Zago

Skill Mismatch, Job Polarization and the Great Recession

12:00 – 13.00 Session 5: Job tasks, multidimensional skills and sources of mismatch

Chair Konstantinos Tatsiramos

David Margolis

Rethinking under-skilling: evidence from the first European Skills and Jobs Survey

ppt presentation

 

Fraser Summerfield

Matching Skill and Tasks: Cyclical Fluctuations in the Overqualification of New Hires

13:00 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15 – 15.15 Session 6: Field of study and occupational choice

Chair Andries de Grip

Michael Ransom

The Changing Occupational Distribution by College Major

ppt presentation

Arnaud Chevalier

To be or not to be a Scientist

ppt presentation