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8:45 – 9:00 – Registration

9:00 – 9:30 – Opening Session [Room A.1.01]

Ana Paula Fernandes [Gabinete de Estratégia e Planeamento, Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade Social]


9:30 – 11:00 – Parallel Sessions:


Session A.1. [Room A.1.01]

A.1.1: "Job and residential mobility in the Netherlands: the influence of human capital, household composition, and distance" [Kristin Kronenberg - Maastricht University]


A.1.2: "College degree supply and occupational allocation of graduates - the case of the Czech Republic" [Barbara Gebika - CERGE-EI]


A.1.3: "Establishment of higher education institutions and entry of technology-based firms – A policy evaluation" [Joana Mendonça - Technical University of Lisbon, co-written with Rui Baptista and Francisco Lima]


Session B.1. [Room A.0.01]

B.1.1: “The impact of entrepreneurial experience on the internal economics of the firm” [Miguel Preto - Technical University of Lisbon, co-written with Rui Baptista and Francisco Lima]


B.1.2: "Older workers: determinants of hiring and late retirement" [Elsa Fontaínha – ISEG -Technical University of Lisbon, co-written with Maria Teresa Garcia and José Passos]


B.1.3 "The evolution of internal labour markets in the Portuguese banking industry: A preliminary analysis with linked employer-employee data" [Fátima Suleman - ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute, co-written with Francesca Sgobbi]


11:00 – 11:30 – Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00 – Parallel Sessions:


Session A.2. [Room A.1.01]

A.2.1: "Worker and firm heterogeneity in the determination of wages" [Sónia Torres - INE]


A.2.2: "Unobserved worker ability, firm heterogeneity, and the returns to schooling and training" [Paulino Teixeira – University of Coimbra, co-written with Sofia Lopes,]


A.2.3: "Changes in wage differentials during transition: testing alternative explanations using matched employer-employee data" [Márton Csillag - Center for Economic Studies , K. U. Leuven]


Session B.2. [Room A.0.01]

B.2.1: "Does female employment influence firm performance? Evidence from start-ups" [Andrea Weber - UC Berkeley, co-written with Christine Zulehner]


B.2.2: "Entrepreneurship performance indicators for Portugal, a measurement framework" [Elsa Sarmento – University of Aveiro, co-written with Alcina Nunes]


B.2.3: "Entrepeneurial efforts by immigrants: a longitudinal study for Portugal" [Joana Mendonça - Technical University of Lisbon, co-written with António Miguel Amaral]



13:00 – 14:30 - Lunch

                          Restaurante Panorâmico


14:30 – 16:00 - Parallel Sessions:

Session A.3. [Room A.1.01]

A.3.1: "The impact of wage bargaining regime on firm-level competitiveness and wage inequality: the case of Ireland" [Elish Kelly - Social Research Division The Economic and Social Research Institute, co-written with Philip O'Connell and Seamus McGuinness]


A.3.2: "Rent-sharing, holdup, and wages: Evidence from matched panel data" [Agata Maida - LABORatorio Revelli, Collegio Carlo Alberto, co-written with David Card and Francesco Devicienti]


A.3.3: “A Quantitative approach to overlapping labour market”. [Abdul Suleman ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute, co-written with Fátima Suleman and Nádia Simões]


Session B.3. [Room A.0.01]

B.3.1: “Do firms provide wage insurance against shocks? Evidence from Hungary” [Gábor Kátay - Magyar Nemzeti Bank]


B.3.2: "Workers' mobility and internal labour markets" [Marisa Tavares – Portuguese Catholic University]


B.3.3: “Do recruitment ties affect wages? An analysis using matched employer-employee data from Vietnam'” [Nina Torm - Department of Economics - University of Copenhagen, co-written with Anna Larsen and John Rand]


16:00 – 16:30 – Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:30 - Plenary Session [Room A.1.01]

A.4.1: “Long-term impact of youth minimum wages: Evidence from two decades of individual longitudinal data” [Ana Rute Cardoso - IAE Barcelona (CSIC)]


A.4.2: "Real wages and the business cycle: Accounting for worker and firm heterogeneity" [Pedro Portugal Bank of Portugal and Nova University, co-written with Anabela Carneiro and Paulo Guimarães]


17:30 – 19h – Plenary Lecture: David Card (U California, Berkeley) [Room A.1.01]

  "Matched employer-employee datasets: Issues and prospects"


20h - Dinner


Caixa de texto: NIPE — Economic Policies Research Unit
EEG — University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

Prometheus—U Minho

Caixa de texto: NIPE Workshop - 18 September 2009
Linked employer and employee data
KeyNote Speaker: David Card [UC Berkeley]