NERI Conference: ‘Responding to the Unemployment Crisis’
12 November 2012, 10:15am - 12:45pm
The NERI (Nevin Economic Research Institute) will hold a half-day conference on the morning of Monday November 12th 2012 on the theme of 'Responding to the Unemployment Crisis'. The conference will run across the morning from 10:30am to lunchtime.
The conference is open to all who are interested and is free to attend. However, registration in advance is essential, please e-mail info@NERInstitute.net
Details of the half-day conference are:
Date: Monday November 12th 2012
Theme: 'Responding to the Unemployment Crisis'
Papers and Speakers:
10:30: Conference Opening
Conference Chair Brid O'Brien (INOU)
10:35-11:15: 'Responding to the Unemployment Crisis: what role for active labour market policies'
Dr Micheál Collins, NERI
(paper presentation and questions and answers)
11:15-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:45 'Responding to the Unemployment Crisis - Three Perspectives'
(i) 'Unemployment and an Investment Stimulus'
Dr Tom Healy and Dr Rory O'Farrell (NERI)
(ii) 'A Part-time Job Opportunities Programme'
Dr Sean Healy (Social Justice Ireland)
(iii) 'A Youth Guarantee'
Lorraine Mulligan (SIPTU)
(three presentations followed by a joint questions and answers session)
12:45 Close of Conference