IBM CHAIR and CYCLE of LECTURES

from 20 to 23 November 2012

Prof. Stefano Scarpetta, Deputy Director – Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs – OECD, Paris

Syllabus:

•       Lecture 1 (Tuesday 20 Nov h 2.30-5.30 pm, room 23): Economic growth and the labour market

–      Economic growth across countries and over time

–      The role of labour market for promoting economic growth and the distribution of its benefits

•      http://browse.oecdbookshop.org/oecd/pdfs/free/1103011e.pdf — chapters 1 and 2

•      http://ideas.repec.org/a/oec/ecokaa/5lmqcr2k2bq0.html

•      http://www.oecd.org/eco/productivityandlongtermgrowth/49711014.pdf chapter 1

–      From an aggregate to a sectoral and firm-level perspective: the importance of labour reallocation for productivity and output growth

http://ideas.repec.org/h/nbr/nberch/0480.html

•      http://browse.oecdbookshop.org/oecd/pdfs/free/1103011e.pdf – chapters 3 and 4

•       Lecture 2 (Wednesday 21 Nov, h 2.30-5 pm, room 25 ): The role of policies and institutions for structural labour market outcomes

–      Key policy and institutions affecting labour market outcomes

•      OECD Reassessed Jobs Strategy: http://www.oecd.org/els/employmentpoliciesanddata/36889821.pdf

•      WB, WDR 2013 on Jobs:  http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EXTNWDR2013/Resources/8258024-1320950747192/8260293-1322665883147/Chapter-8.pdf

–      A model and an empirical analysis to assess the role of policy and institutions for LM outcomes and their interactions

•      http://ideas.repec.org/a/ecj/econjl/v122y2012i558pf79-f104.html

•       Lecture 3 (Thursday 22 Nov, h 12.30-4 pm, room 22): The role of policies and institutions for labour market resilience and resource reallocation. To be continued (Powerpoint n. 2)

–      The role of policy and institutions for LM resilience

•      OECD Employment Outlook 2012, Chapter 2 http://www.oecd.org/employment/employmentpoliciesanddata/oecdemploymentoutlook2012.htm

–      From a static to dynamics analysis of the labour market:  job and worker flows,, effects on productivity and workers

•       Friday 23 Nov, h 2.30-5 pm, Room 5: IBM Chair

Please find the programme RotatingChair2012

Powerpoint Presentation:

Prof. Scarpetta

Prof. Leonardi

Prof. Garibaldi

 

The attending of the 3 lectures and of the IBM chair will be recognized as a 3-credit activity, by presenting a paper. Please find details on the guidelines.