Labor Markets and Firms’ Responses to Shocks

Labor Markets and Firms’ Responses to Shocks
Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 2pm CEST
Online Webinar

 *all timings are CEST*


Ariell Reshef (Paris School of Economics) and Farid Toubal (University of Dauphine, CEPII, CESifo and CEPR)

14:00-14:10   Opening Remarks by Beata Javorcik

Session 1, Chair: Farid Toubal

14:10-15:00  Employment Effects of Restricting Fixed-Term Contracts: Theory and Evidence

  • Pierre Cahuc, Sciences Po, CEPR and IZA (with Pauline Carry, Franck Malherbet, Pedro S. Martins)

15:00-15:50   Labor Market Flexibility and Firms’ Resilience

  • Gilles Saint-Paul, Paris School of Economics, CEPR and IZA (with Ariell Reshef and Farid Toubal)

15:50-16:10         Break 

Session 2, Chair: Ariell Reshef 

16:10-17:00  Measuring Work from Home Diffusion: Evidence from Half-a-Billion Online Job Ads

  • Raffaella Sadun, Harvard Business School, CEPR and NBER (with Nick Bloom, Steve Davis, Stephen Hansen, P.J. Lambert, and Bledi Taska)

17:00-17:50   Why Did Vacancies Decline During the Pandemic Recession?

  • Fabian Lange, McGill University and NBER (with Eliza Forsythe, Lisa Kahn, and David Wiczer)

17:50-18:10         Break  

Session 3, Chair: Gilles Saint-Paul

18:10-19:00   Cyclical Worker Flows: Cleansing vs. Sullying

  • John C. Haltiwanger, University of Maryland and NBER (with Henry R. Hyatt, Erika McEntarfer, and Matthew Staiger)
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Wednesday, March 30, 2022