Recap on the NERI Labour Market Conference

Posted on May 07, 2015 by Daragh McCarthy

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NERI labour market conference 2015

The third annual NERI labour market conference was held on 1 May in Riddel Hall, Queen's University Belfast. The event was held in conjunction with the Queen's Management School and featured presentations on a wide range of areas. Details on the topics covered, including links to the slides, are available below. All at the NERI would like to thank everyone who attended the conference, particularly those who gave a presentation. The conference will be held south of the border next year and we will keep you up to date with the arrangements.

Slides from a number of presentations are exluded at the presenters' request. 

Timetable from the Labour Market Conference 2015

10:15-11:00 Registration / Tea & Coffee  
11:00-11.30 Welcome from QUB School of Management & the NERI 
11:30-12:30 Session 1a   Session 1b
 Michael Taft  Promoting the Social Wage Paul MacFlynn Earnings and Income In Northern Ireland "
  Cormac Staunton Cherishing All Equally: Economic Inequlity in IrelandJason Loughrey Household Income Volatility and Economic Security
12:30-13:15 Lunch 
13:15 -14:45 Session 2a  Session 2b
 Paul Teague The Eurozone Crisis, German Hegemony and Labour Market Reform in the GIPS countriesDaragh Flannery/ Thomas Turner Assessing the Wage Gap between Public and Private Sector for Managerial, Professional and Clerical Male and Female Employees
 Bill Roche  Workplaces in Recession & RecoveryAoife Ní Lochlainn & Tom Healy Public Sector Pay in the Republic of Ireland
 Tom Mc Donnell  Internal Devaluation and Unemployment: Evidence from IrelandMicheal Collins Earnings and Low Pay in the Republic of Ireland: A Profile and Some Policy Issues
14:45-15:00 Tea & Coffee 
15:00-16.00 Session 3a   Session 3b
 Maureen O'Reilly & Philip Mc Donagh  Profiling labour markets in the Northern Ireland's new super councils

John Turner & Gerry Hughes  Longevity Insurance Annuities for Public Pension Reform:  International Lessons

 Gareth Hetherington  Northern Ireland Skills Barometer Duncan McVicar  Work-related training and the probability of transitioning from non-standard to permanent employment

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