European Unemployment: Recent Developments in Duration Analysis Using Register Data

Workshop

The purpose of the workshop is to discuss current research results on the duration of unemployment using European register data.

In the past decade, more and more European governments have made unemployment register data accessible to the scientific community. Register data usually has the advantage of both containing much more observations and less measurement error than survey based data. This gives researchers the opportunity to rethink commonly used estimationtechniques by allowing for more flexible specifications. Precise information about unemployment compensation payments and sanctioning measures allow to evaluate in detail the unemployment policy of national governments. Since the structure ofthe data and the national unemployment policy vary across European countries, it is ofessential interest to discuss recent approaches and the solution to problems of theoreticaland empirical nature in a stimulating atmosphere with experts from different countries.The workshop consists mainly of papers analyzing the duration of unemployment using register data. Researchers, who have worked on unemployment duration analysiswith survey data, are invited to the workshop in order to explore the possible fields of application for register data in their own research. There is also scope for papers dealing purely with data issues in register data on unemployment durations.

This Workshop is sponsored by<HTML>"German Research Association" (DFG)

People

  •  Fernando Muñoz Bullon
    Speakers

    Fernando Muñoz Bullon // UC III Madrid

  •  Tomi Kyyrä
    Speakers

    Tomi Kyyrä // VATT Helsinki

  •  Sokbae Lee
    Speakers

    Sokbae Lee // University College London

  •  Jose Machado
    Speakers

    Jose Machado // Nova University Lisbon

  •  Anton Nivorozhkin
    Speakers

    Anton Nivorozhkin // Gothenburg University

  •  Knut Roed
    Speakers

    Knut Roed // Frisch Centre, Oslo

  •  Michael Svarer
    Speakers

    Michael Svarer // University of Aarhus

  •  Gerard van den Berg
    Speakers

    Gerard van den Berg // Tinbergen Institute

Contact

Research Associate, Prof. Dr. Ralf Wilke
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