Labour Economics

Research in the Labour Economics (LE) programme covers:

  • Wage inequality
  • Labour mobility
  • Unemployment dynamics
  • Education and Training
  • Migration
  • Family economics
  • Welfare policy

The Labour Economics Programme is directed by Barbara Petrongolo (University of Oxford).

Researchers in the Labour Programme meet regularly at the Annual Symposium.

Recent symposia include:

In addition to the annual symposia, the LE Programme also collaborates with other institutions in organizing a range of workshops and conferences on labour market topics. These include regular workshops on macroeconomic perspectives on labour markets co-organised with the European Central Bank and the Bank of Italy, workshops on social mobility co-organised with the Bank of France, workshops on labour markets in developing countries co-organised with the International Growth Centre, and a workshop on the labour market impact of international trade co-organised with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. 

More information on the Labour Economics Programme: