2012 conference programme

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Session A1 Unemployment and Inactivity

Simon Matty (DWP) "Developing the evidence base for predicting likelihood of long term unemployment: the DWP Job Seekers Classification Instrument (JSCI)"

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Peter Urwin (Westminster) "The role of small businesses in employing the unemployed and inactive"

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Brian Bell (CEP LSE) "Crime scars: Recessions and career criminals"

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Session A2 Retirement

Ricky Kanabar (York) "Unretirement in England: An empirical perspective"

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Mauricio Armellini (DWP) "Estimates of the number of people facing inadequate retirement incomes"

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Rowena Crawford (IFS) "The effect of the financial crisis on the retirement plans of older workers in England"

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Session A3 Higher Education

Mike Nolan (Hull) "League tables and concentric banding"

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Jessie Jia (Royal Holloway) "Subject Specific League Tables and Students’ Application Decisions"

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Jake Anders (Institute of Education) "What’s the link between household income and going to university?"

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Session B1 Disability and Labour Market Outcomes

Melanie Jones (Swansea) "The dynamics of disability and work"

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Eirini-Christina Saloniki (Kent) "Point identification in the presence of measurement error in discrete variables: Application - wages and disability"

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Session B2 Immigration and Wages

Yu Zhu (Kent) "English Deficiency and the Native-Immigrant Wage Gap in the UK"

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Panagiotis Nanos (Southampton) "The Composition of Wage Differentials between Migrants and Natives"

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Session C1 The Public Sector

Mike Daly (DWP) "Payment by results in public sector reform"

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Matt Oakley (Policy Exchange) "Mind the gap: the size and costs of pay differentials between the public and private sectors in the UK"

Session C2 Immigration and Migration

Karen Mumford (York) "Power-Couples and the Co-location Hypothesis: The Australian Case"

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Paolo Lucchino (NIESR) "Examining the relationship between immigration and unemployment using national insurance number registration data"

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Session D1 Unemployment

Steve Machin (UCL) "Real wages and unemployment in the big squeeze"

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Matthew Tinsley (Policy Exchange) "A within-group analysis of wage scarring"

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Stuart Prince (DWP) "Assessing the Department for Work and Pensions' recent Employment Programmes"

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Session D2 Well-being

Getinet Haile (Nottingham) "Heterogeneity in union status and employee well-being"

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Anita Ratcliffe (Sheffield) "Are share prices an economic barometer?"

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Alex Bryson (NIESR CEP) "Are you happy while you work?"

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Session D3 Workers and Firms

John Forth (NIESR) "Workplace employee representation in Europe"

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Martyn Andrews (Manchester) "High wage workers match with high wage firms"

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Francis Green (Institute of Education) "Is job quality becoming more unequal?"

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Session E1 Legislation and Labour Markets

Colin Green (Lancaster) "New causal estimates of the effect of temporary employment on absenteeism"

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Rebecca Riley (NIESR) "A Re-examination of the impact of the UK National Minimum Wage on employment"

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Stan Siebert (Birmingham) "The impact of Greek labour market regulation on temporary and family employment"

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Session E2 Programme Evaluation for Policy Analysis PEPA IFS

PEPA is a node of the National Centre for Research Methods. PEPA's overall objective is to maximise the value of programme evaluation by improving the design of evaluations and improving the way that such evaluations add to the knowledge base.

Robert Joyce (IFS and PEPA) "Inference in difference-in-differences"

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Monica Costa Dias (IFS and PEPA) "Education, labour supply and welfare"

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Barbara Sianesi (IFS and PEPA) "Dealing with randomisation bias in a social experiment: the case of ERA"

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Session E3 Education and Schooling I

Matt Dickson (UCD) "Early, late or never? When does parental education impact child outcomes?"

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Tanya Wilson (Royal Holloway) "Compulsory education and teenage motherhood"

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Plenary

Paul Johnson, Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies "What is happening to inequality?"

Session F1 Wages Differentials

Steve McIntosh (Sheffield) "Within-graduate wage inequality and the role of subject matter"

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Rhys Davies (WISERD) "Do high performance work practices exacerbate or mitigate the gender pay gap?"

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Joanne Lindley (Surrey) "Spatial change in the college wage premium"

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Session F2 Education and Schooling II

Franz Buscha (Westminster) "The raising of the school leaving age: Returns in later life"

Alberto Tumino (ISER) "The impact of local labour market conditions on school leaving decisions"

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Session F3 Insights from the Economics of Sport

Rob Simmons (Lancaster) "Contract duration and player performance in Serie A"

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Alex Bryson (NIESR CEP) "What Happens When Employers are Free to Discriminate?"

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