Research Workshop: "The future of trade unions"

 June 13, 2012
University of Mainz Campus / Dekanatssaal (room 03-150)
Jakob-Welder-Weg 9, 55128 Mainz

Workshop Program

Keynote speech: John Pencavel

(Stanford University)

The workshop is public and open to all. Those who want to attend without presenting should send an email to the . We would then inform you of the hotel where all guests are staying and would make a booking for the conference dinner (if of interest). For organizational reasons, we would like to ask those who attend without presenting to make their own accommodation arrangements.

 

 8:50 
 welcome 
 9:00-10:00
 

Trade Union Membership and Sickness Absence

Laszlo Goerke (University of Trier)

Discussant: Andrey Launov (University of Mainz)
10:00-11:00  

Why do unionized workers have more nonfatal occupational injuries?

Alejandro Donado (University of Würzburg)

Discussant: Bernd Fitzenberger (Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg)
11:00-12:00  

Employers dealing with union representatives: a case for strategic discrimination?

Thomas Breda (London School of Economics)

Discussant: Steffen Mueller (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
12:00-14:00  lunch at Baron
14:00-15:00  

Unions and workers' welfare in Chinese firms

Ninghua Zhong (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant: Alejandro Donado (University of Würzburg)
15:00-16:00  

The outcome of NGO activism in developing countries under visibility constraint

Michela Limardi (Paris School of Economics)

Discussant: Klaus Wälde (University of Mainz)
16:00-16:30  coffee break
16:30-18:00  

Keynote speech: The changing structure of U.S. trade unions

John Pencavel (Stanford University)

19:00  Dinner at Bastion von Schönborn

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