ECONOMETRICS of WAGES

Brussels
May 2002, 28-29


Département d'Economie Appliquée
Institut des Sciences du Travail
Université Libre de Bruxelles
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PROGRAMME OF THE CONFERENCE

General Time Table

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Abstracts

Tuesday, may 28th
Wednesday, may 29th
08.30 - 09.45    Registration
09.45 - 10.30   Opening Session
10.30 - 11.15   Plenary session  
11.15 - 11.30   Coffee break
11.30 - 13.00    Session 1
13.00 - 14.15    Lunch
14.15 - 15.45    Session 2
15.45 - 16.30    Poster session 1
Coffee break
16.30 - 18.00   Session 3
19.00 - 20.00   Cultural Event
20.00 - 23.00    Reception
08.30 - 10.00    Session 4
10.00 - 10.45    Poster session 2
+ Coffee break
10.45 - 12.15    Session 5
12.15 - 13.30   Lunch
13.30 - 15.00   Session 6
15.00- 15.15   Coffee break
15.15 - 16.45   Session 7

Detailed Time Table

Tuesday, May 28th

08.30 - 09.45 Registration

09.45 - 10.30 Opening Session
Chairperson : Robert PLASMAN
Speakers:
Pierre de MARET, Rector, Univ. Libre de Bruxelles
Jacques NAGELS, Dean, Faculté des Sciences Sociales, Politiques et Economiques, U. L. B.
Laurette ONKELINX, Deputy Prime-Minister and Minister of Employment and Equal Opportunities


10.30 - 11.15 Plenary session
Chairperson : Danièle MEULDERS
Keynote speech :
Orley ASHENFELTER, Princeton University

"Cross - Country Comparisons of Wages Rates :
The Big Mac Index"

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11.30 - 13.00 SESSION 1

1A
Gender Wage Gaps & Labour Market Policies
Room: Amphithéâtre Dupréel
Chairperson : Nina Smith


Peter DOLTON, Heather Joshi, Gerry Makepeace
Gender earnings differentials over time and across cohorts : a study of two cohorts using British panel data.

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Doris WEICHELSBAUMER, Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
The effects of markets, politics, and society on the gender wage differential: a meta-analysis

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Michal Myck, Gillian Paull
The role of employment experience in explaining the gender wage gap
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Nina SMITH
Swimming upstream, floating downstream: trends in the U.S. and Danish gender wage gaps.
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1B
Wages, Trade and New Technologies
Room: S.12.227
Chairperson : Bernd Frick

Richard Belfield, David MARSDEN
Matchmaking: The Influence of Monitoring Environments on the Effectiveness of Variable Pay Systems.
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Teoman PAMUKCU, Jean-Luc Demeulemeester
Foreign Direct Investment and Wages: Is there a Link?

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Andy Dickerson, Francis Green

The Growth and Valuation of Generic Skills.
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Helmut Hofer, Monika Riedel

Computer use and the wage structure in Austria

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Inga PERSSON, Dan-Olof Rooth
Does Immigration Affect the Labor Outcomes of Natives? - the area approach for Sweden
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14.15 - 15.45 SESSION 2

2A
Wage Inequality and Pay Differentials
Room: Amphithéâtre Dupréel
Chairperson : David Marsden


Louis N. CHRISTOFIDES, Robert Swidinsky

Language and Earnings in the Federal Public Service in Canada
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Torberg Falch, Bjarne STROM
Wage Bargaining and Interest Groups in the Local Public Sector
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Wiemer SALVERDA, Cees Nierop, Adriaan Kalwij
The Public-Private Sector Wage Gap in the Netherlands
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John M. Abowd, Changhui KANG
Simultaneous Determination of Wage Rates and Tenure
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Arnaud LEFRANC
On the Sensitivity of Returns to Seniority to the Measurement of Earnings
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2B
Wages and Unemployment
Room: Auditoire Jean Baugniet
Chairperson : Inga Persson


Anna Cristina D'ADDIO, I. De Greef, M. Rosholm
Assessing Unemployment Traps in Belgium using Panel Data Sample Selection Models

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Benoit Mahy, Isabelle PAINDAVOINE
Monopsone et insertion sur le marché du travail : une analyse microéconométrique d'un panel d'entreprises belges.
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Robert A. Hart, James R. Malley, Ulrich WOITEK
Real Wages and the Cycle: The View from the Frequency Domain
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J. Paul Elhorst, Uwe BLIEN, Katja Wolf
A spatial panel approach to the East German wage curve.
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15.45 - 16.30 POSTER SESSION 1


Vera BASAREVA
SMEs and traditional business : how to estimate the relation in wages ?
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Kristian ORSINI
Is Mothers' Employment an Effective Mean to Fight Family Poverty? Lessons from Eight European Countries.
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Francisco G. CARNEIRO, Andrew Henley
Modelling Formal vs. Informal Employment and Earnings: Micro-econometric Evidence for Brazil.

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Wankyo CHUNG
Layoffs and Wages

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François COMBARNOUS
Discrimination et genre sur le marché du travail urbain d'Abidjan en Côte d'Ivoire.

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Augustin DE COULON, Matloob Piracha
Self-selection and the Performance of Returned Migrants : The Case of Albania

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Francesco DEVICIENTI, Lia Pacelli, Paolo Sestito
How Rigid are Nominal Wages in Italy ? Evidence from Employer-Employee Data.
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Peter DOLTON, Gerry Makepeace, Mary Silles
Computer literacy, Labour Market Destinations and Earnings : An Empirical Analysis.
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Olivia EKERT-JAFFE, Isabelle Terraz
Are public benefits and family complementary in supporting unemployed ? A comparison based on the European Household Panel


Daad FOUAD
Gender Wage Gap in Egypt and it's Determinants

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Ingo GEISHECKER
Outsourcing and the Relative Demand for Low-Skilled Labour : exemplary evidence from German input-output data.

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Nils GOTTFRIES, Anders Forslund, Andrea Westermark
Exchange Rate Policy, Labor Market Conditions, and Wage Adjustment in Open Economies

Jaromir GOTTVALD
Determinants of Individual Wages in the Czech Republic
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Carola GRUEN
Wage discrimination in South Africa between 1995 and 1999

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Jana HANCLOVA
The relationship between pressure of demand in the labour market and the wage rate in the Czech Republic
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Najib HARABI
Employment Effects of Ecological Innovations : An Empirical Analysis
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Joël HELLIER, Nathalie CHUSSEAU
Impact of Minimum Wage, R&D and Unemployment in a North-South Model with New Information Technologies.
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Gladys LOPEZ ACEVEDO
Determinants of Technology Adoption in Mexico.
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Gladys LOPEZ ACEVEDO
Technology and Skill Demand in Mexico.
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Carlos MEDINA, Bart Hobijn
Is Discrimination due to a Coordination Failure?
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Ildefonso MENDEZ
Labour Supply, Sample Selection and Wage Discrimination.
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Anne PLASMAN, Robert Plasman, Michael Rusinek
L'évolution de l'écart salarial de genre dans l'Union européenne

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Catherine RIS
Coalition and Labor Organization. A Production Frontier Approach.
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Mark E. SCHWEITZER

Wage Flexibility in Britain : Some Micro and Macro Evidence.

Ilan TOJEROW, François Rycx
Inter-industry wage differentials and the gender wage gap. Evidence from Belgium and a comparison with the United States

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Jacek WALLUSCH
Wages, Output, and Transition : Natural-Rate Hypothesis Approach. The Case of Poland.
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16.30 - 18.00 SESSION 3

3A
Low pay, minimum wages and earnings mobility
Room: Amphithéâtre Dupréel
Chairperson : Christophe Croux


Mark B. STEWART
The Impact of the Introduction of the UK Minimum Wage on the Employment Probabilities of Low Wage Workers.
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Pedro PORTUGAL, Ana Rute Cardoso
Disentangling the Minimum Wage Puzzle: Analysis of Worker Accessions and Separations from a Longitudinal Matched Employer-Employee Data Set
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Brian Nolan, Donal O NEILL
Evaluating the Impact of a National Minimum Wage : Evidence from a New Survey of Firms.
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Augustin de Coulon, Boris A., ZÜRCHER
Low-Pay Mobility in the Swiss Labor Market.
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William F. Maloney, Jairo NUNEZ
Minimum Wages in Latin America
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3B
Gender Wage Gaps and Wage Discrimination
Room: Auditoire Jean Baugniet
Chairperson : François Rycx


G.Reza ARABSHEIBANI, Alan Marin, Jonathan Wadsworth

Gay's in pay in the UK
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Markus PANNENBERG
Long-Term Effects of Unpaid Overtime. Evidence for West Germany.
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Maria KARAMESSINI, Eleni. IOAKIMOGLOU

Factors affecting the gender pay gap in Greece
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Ossi KORKEAMAKI, Tomi KYYRA
The gender wage gap and sex segregation in Finland
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Wednesday, may 29th

08.30 - 10.00 SESSION 4


4A
Wages, Trade and New Technologies
Room: Amphithéâtre Dupréel
Chairperson : Benoit Mahy


John FORTH, Neil Millward
High Involvement Management and Pay in Britain.

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Joseph Deutsch, Yves Flückiger, José RAMIREZ, Jacques Silber
Wage Inequality and Openness to Trade at the Firm Level: The Case of Switzerland

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Gladys LOPEZ ACEVEDO
Technology and Firm Performance in Mexico.

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Alberto Dalmazzo, Pasquale SCARAMOZZINO

It takes Two Tango : Process Integration and Wages.
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Helmut HOFER, Peter Huber
Wage and Mobility Effects of Trade and Migration on the Austrian Labour Market
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4B
Wage Inequality and Pay Differentials
Room: Auditoire Jean Baugniet
Chairperson : Peter J. Sloane


Bernd FRICK, Karina Winkelmann
Pay Inequalities and Team Performance.
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François RYCX
Inter-Industry Wage Differentials and the Bargaining Regime in a Corporatist Country: Belgium
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Kevin REILLY, Luisa ZANCHI
Industry wage differentials:How Big are they?
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William H. Greene, Ana Paula MARTINS
Striking Features of the Portuguese Labor Market.
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Tobias HAGEN
Do Temporary Workers Receive Risk-Premiums? Assessing the Wage Effects of Fixed-Term Contracts in West-Germany by Matching Estimators Compared with Parametric Approaches
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10.00 - 10.45 POSTER SESSION 2


Piet ALLAART
Wage differentials between and within establishments : An eclectic approach.
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Andrea BORGARELLO, Francisco Devienti
What accounts for the Rise in Wage Inequality? Italian Matched Employer-Employee Data, 85-96.
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Sarah BROWN, John G. Sessions
Some experience on the Relationship Between Performance Related Pay and the Shape of the Experience-Earnings Profile
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Antonio CAPARROS RUIZ, Lucia NAVARRO GOMEZ
The wage effects of voluntary labour mobility in Spain.
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Lorenzo CAPPELLARI
Earnings Mobility among Italian Low Paid Workers.
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Arnaud Chevalier, Peter DOLTON, Steven McIntosh
Recruiting and Retaining Teachers in the UK : An Analysis of Graduate Occupation Choice (60-90).
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Melissa A. Clark, David A. JAEGER
Natives, the Foreign-Born and High School Equivalence: New Evidence on the Returns to the GED.
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Violaine Delteil, Ariane Pailhé, Dominique REDOR
Comparing individual wage determinants in Western and Central Europe. The cases of France and Hungary.
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Felix R. FitzRoy, Michael A. NOLAN
Disaggregation and Non-Cognitive Influences on the Employment and Earnings of the Less Qualified.
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Ingo Geishecker, John P. HAISKEN-DENEW
Riding the Transition Roller-Coaster : Flexibility and the Inter-Industry Wage Structure in Russia.
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Holger Görg, Eric STROBL, Frank Walsh

Why do Foreign-Owned Firms Pay More? Theory and Evidence from Ghana.
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Changui KANG
Union Wage Effect from the Perspective of Matched Employer-Employee Data
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Carlo KLEIN
Estimation de fonctions de gains à partir de panels cylindres successifs (1986-90 et 1995-1999)

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Philippe LEMISTRE
Carrières salariales et caractéristiques de l'emploi occupé.
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Francisco LIMA, Pedro Telhedo Pereira
Careers and Wage Growth within Large Firms
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Jonas MANSSON
New Perspectives on Earning Differentials : The Earning Frontier Approach.
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Pedro MARTINS
Firm Wage Differentials : Matched Panel Evidence From the Portuguese Clothing Industry
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James McINTOCH, Martin D. MUNK
Mobility : A Critical Appraisal.

Wolfgang POLLAN
High Wage Differentials in a Corporatist Economy.
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François RYCX
Rent-Sharing and the Gender Wage Gap. Evidence from Belgian Matched Employer-Employee Data.

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Milan SIMEK
The Wage Inequality in the Czech Republic.
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Per SKEDINGER
Minimum Wages and Employment in Swedish Hotels and Restaurants.
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Kenneth SMITH
Determinants of Household and Labor Income in the Baltic States : Soviet and Post-Soviet Results.

Karl TAYLOR, Nigel Driffield
Wage Inequality and the Role of Multinationals: Evidence from UK panel data
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Ahmed TOUIL
Mobilité et différentiel salarial dans une économie en crise, le cas des entreprises publiques algériennes.

Don J. WEBBER, Paul White, David O. Allen
Convergence across US States : An Analysis using Measures of Concordance and Discordance.
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10.45 - 12.15 SESSION 5


5A
Wages and Unemployment

Room: Amphithéâtre Dupréel
Chairperson : Yves Flückiger


Leandro Arozamena, Mario CENTENO
Tenure, Business Cycle and the Wage-Setting Process.
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Björn CHRISTENSEN
Reservation Wages, Offered Wages, and Unemployment Duration-New Empirical Evidence.
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Katarina JUSELIUS
Wage, price, and unemployment dynamics and the convergence to purchasing power parity in Euroland
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Anabela CARNEIRO, Pedro Portugal
Workers' Accessions and Separations and Real Wage Cyclicality
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Ferdy ADAM, Alex DURAND
Calculating a NAIRU for Luxembourg. Evidence for a very small and very open eonomy.
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5B
Gender Wage Gaps and Wage Discrimination
Room: Auditoire Jean Baugniet
Chairperson : Robert Plasman


Sandrine ROSPABE
How did labour market racial discrimination evolve after the end of apartheid?
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Christoph MENG

On gender, stereotypes and jobs- an explorative study among Dutch university graduates.
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Alfonso SOUSA POZA
Labor-Market Segmentation and the Gender Wage Differential : An Industry-Level Analysis Using Data from the 1998 Swiss Wage Structure Survey

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C.N. Kanellopoulos, Kostas MAVROMARAS
Male-female labour market participation and wage differentials in Greece.
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Séverine LEMIERE
Une mesure de la discrimination dans les écarts de primes fixes, primes personnelles et primes de performance entre hommes et femmes
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13.30 - 15.00 SESSION 6


6A
Profit-Sharing
Room: Amphithéâtre Dupréel
Chairperson : Fathi Fakhfakh

Hannu PIEKKOLA, Antti Kauhanen
Rent Sharing as Part of Incentive Payments and Recruitment
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Tim COOK
Profit-Sharing and Employment Stability. A Survey of Business Managers.
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Sabien DOBBELAERE
Insider Power and Wage Determination in Bulgaria. An Econometric Investigation.
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Fathi FAKHFAKH, Felix FitzRoy
Individual wages and firm characteristics : Rent-sharing in French Manufacturing
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6B
Low Pay, Minimum Wages and Earnings Mobility
Room: Auditoire Jean Baugniet
Chairperson : Mark B. Stewart

Lorenzo CAPPELLARI
The Dynamics and Inequality of Italian Male Earnings: Permanent Changes or Transitory Fluctuations?
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C. Béduwé, Jean-François GIRET
Early labor force participation and post-school wages

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Andrea WEBER
State Dependence and Wage Dynamics : A Markov Chain Model for Wage Mobility in Austria.
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Rannia M. Leontaridi, Peter J. SLOANE
Low pay, higher pay, earnings mobility and job satisfaction

Tor ERIKSSON, Mariola PYTLIKOVA
Consequences of Minimum Wage Increases : Evidence from Czech and Slovak Republics
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15.15 - 16.45 SESSION 7


7A
Gender Wage Gaps and Mobility

Room: Amphithéâtre Dupréel
Chairperson : Danièle Meulders


Elke Wolf, Miriam BEBLO
How much does a year off cost? Estimating the wage effects of employment breaks and part-time periods
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Cecile WETZELS
Does motherhood really make women less productive? The case of The Netherlands
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Nathalie HAVET
Une modélisation des débuts de carrière et des écarts salariaux hommes-femmes.

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Maria Lucia NAVARRO GOMES, Mario Frederico RUEDA NARVAEZ, Antonio CAPARROS RUIZ
The gender wage gap and job mobility in Spain




7B
Wage Inequality and Wage Differentials

Room: Auditoire Jean Baugniet
Chairperson : Patrick Sevestre


Stéfan LOLLIVIER, Pascale POLLET
Returns to schooling in terms of discounted income during the working life.
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Paolo MANASSE, Luca Stanca, Alessandro Turrini
Wage Premia and Skill Upgrading in Italy : Why didn't the Hound Bark?
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Remi MOUGIN, Olivia Ekert-Jaffe
Estimating Wage Equations with Sample Selection Bias on a French Panel.
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Joan MUYSKEN, A. Weissbrich, C-H. von Restorff
The impact of education and mismatch on wages : the USA, 1986-1996

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