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IFS/CEP Joint Conference : Wages, Labour Market Policy and the Safety Net


This IFS / CEP joint conference was held at 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields and was organised by Richard Blundell, Rui Costa, Hilary Hoynes, Robert Joyce, Stephen Machin and Jim Ziliak.


Speakers at the conference included:

  • Jerome Adda, Bocconi University
  • Joe Altonji, Yale University
  • Brian Bell, King's College London
  • David Dorn, University of Zurich
  • Christian Dustmann, UCL
  • Hilary Hoynes, UC Berkeley and IFS Research Fellow
  • Chinhui Juhn, Houston University
  • Lisa Kahn, Yale University
  • Melissa Kearney, University of Maryland
  • Attila Lindner, UCL
  • Alan Manning, LSE
  • Costas Meghir, Yale University and IFS Research Fellow
  • Jean-Marc Robin, Science Po and UCL
  • Jesse Rothstein, UC Berkeley
  • Jim Ziliak, University of Kentucky and IFS Research Fellow


Pawel Adrjan (University of Oxford) and Brian Bell (King's College London & CEP): "Pension Shocks and Wages" Download slides

Michael Amior (CEP & Hebrew University, Jerusalem) and Alan Manning (CEP & LSE): "Commuting, Migration and Local Joblessness" Download slides

David Autor (MIT & NBER), David Dorn (University of Zurich & CEPR) and Gordon Hanson (UCSD & NBER): "When Work Disappears: Manufacturing Decline and the Falling Marriage-Market Value of Men" Download slides

Richard Blundell (UCL & IFS): "Low Wages and Welfare Policy Panel" Download slides

Richard Blundell (UCL & IFS), Robert Joyce (IFS), Agnes Norris Keiller (IFS), James P. Ziliak (University of Kentucky & IFS): "Income Inequality and the Labour Market" Download slides

Carlos Carrillo-Tudela (University of Essex), Andrey Launov (University of Kent) and Jean-Marc Robin (Sciences Po & UCL): "Work-Sharing and the Fall of Unemployment in Germany" Download slides

Jeffrey Clemens (UCSD & NBER), Lisa B. Kahn (Yale & NBER) and Jonathan Meer (Texas A&M & NBER): "Impacts of the Minimum Wage on Skill Requirements" Download slides

German Cubas (University of Houston), Chinhui Juhn (University of Houston) and Pedro Silos (Temple University): "Coordinated Work Schedules and the Gender Wage Gap" Download slides

Hilary Hoynes (UC Berkeley) and Mark Stabile (INSEAD): "How do the U.S. and Canadian social safety nets compare for women and children?" Download slides

Stephen Machin (CEP/LSE): "Low wages and welfare: panel discussion" Download slides

David Metcalf (Director of Labour Market Enforcement, Home Office and BEIS): "Preventing exploitation of labour: Enforcing regulatory standards to boost compliance" Download slides

Jesse Rothstein (UC Berkeley): "The Lost Generation? Scarring after the Great Recession" Download slides