Call for papers - Theory and Empirics of an Imperfect Labour Market

Department of Economics at the University of Mainz, Germany, invites submissions for a two-day Mainz Workshop in Labour Economics, which will take place on April 4-5, 2011. The workshop aims at stimulating exchange of ideas in the theoretical and empirical modeling of a labour market with search and matching imperfections. Particular emphasis will be made on (but not restricted to) policy evaluation and macroeconomic implications of the labour market policies in a frictional environment. Keynote speech of the workshop will be delivered by Prof. Fabien Postel-Vinay (University of Bristiol).

The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2011. Authors of submitted papers will be notified of the decision shortly thereafter. For submission, please send your paper as an email attachment to .

University of Mainz will provide accomodation and reimburse economy class travel expenses for the autors whose contributions were accepted to the workshop.

The workshop is public and open to all. Especially PhD students attending the lectures by Fabien Postel-Vinay are very welcome to attend.

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