4th Workshop on Spatial Dimensions of the Labour Market
11–12 July 2019, Marseille, France
The 4th Workshop on “Spatial Dimensions of the Labour Market” focuses on topics concerning regional labour markets. This year, a special focus is placed on the causes and consequences of agglomeration effects, and on local labour markets. The workshop aims to bring together frontier researchers from the areas of labour economics, regional economics, geography and other related fields. Theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented contributions are welcome.
TOPICS OF INTEREST
The workshop has a special focus on agglomeration effects and on local labour markets. A non-exhaustive list of topics includes:
ͮ Causes and strength of agglomeration effects
ͮ Static versus dynamic agglomeration effects
ͮ Agglomerations and inequality
ͮ Agglomerations and the impact of trade
ͮ Worker and firm mobility
ͮ Local labour markets
ͮ Effects of globalisation and digitisation ͮ Spatial disparities
ͮ Firms’ productivity, productivity growth and innovation
ͮ Frederic Robert-Nicoud (Geneva School of Economics and Management)
ͮ Alan Manning (London School of Economics)
JOINTLY ORGANISED BY
Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE), Aix-en-Provence, France · Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg, Germany · Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA), Rimini, Italy · ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim, Germany
Melanie Arntz | ZEW Mannheim and Heidelberg University · Lisa Bellmann | IAB Nuremberg · Uwe Blien | IAB Nuremberg and University of Bamberg · Roberto Patuelli | University of Bologna and RCEA · Christian Schluter | Aix-Marseille University · Sebastian Siegloch | ZEW Mannheim and University of Mannheim · Mark Trede | University of Münster · Federico Trionfetti | Aix-Marseille University · Ulrich Zierahn | ZEW Mannheim
Aix-Marseille School of Economics, Marseille · https://www.amse-aixmarseille.fr/en
A special issue of the Journal for Labour Market Research will be devoted to the SDLM 2019 workshop. The issue will contain a selection of around 5–6 papers of the conference. The submission deadline for papers to be included in this issue is 31 October 2019.
LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE AND CONTACT | Christian Schluter, Aix-Marseille School of Economics
Please see the complete call for papers here.