Applied personnel economics – The use of register information

 

The conference is held in honor of Professor Niels Westergård-Nielsen who has contributed significantly to the economic research, based on data from the Danish administrative registers since 1982 and who turned 70 this summer.

 

Currently, Niels Westergård-Nielsen serves as member of the Center for Corporate Governance, is director of the Center for Owner-Managed Business and has a chair at CBS.

      

  

Agenda

 

10.00-10.10

Welcome - Jette Poulsen Jørgensen

 

Chairman for the session Tor Eriksson

 

10.10-10.50

Working Hours and Top Management Appointments - Evidence from

Linked Employer-Employee Data

Takao Kato

 

10.50-11.15

Workers, Firms and Life-Cycle Wage Dynamics

Paul Bingley

 

11.15-11.40

Career Interruptions and Current Remuneration –

The Role of Interruption Type, Compensation Component, and Gender

Christian Grund

 

11.40-12.05

The Shelf Life of Incumbent Workers during Accelerating

Technological Change: Evidence from a Training Regulation Reform

Simon Janssen

 

12.05-13.10 

Lunch - Galleriet, Ovnhallen

                         

Chairman for the session – Nicolai Kristensen

 

13.10-13.35

The absolute and relative earnings effects of undergraduate degrees: evidence from English administrative data

Ian Walker

 

13.35 -14.00 

Employment and Skill Reallocation over the Business Cycle: Evidence from Danish Data

Henning Bunzel

 

14.00-14.25

The importance of workplace accommodation for cancer survivors – the role of flexible work schedules and psychological help in returning to work

Jacob Ladenburg

 

14.25-15.00

Coffee break

 

Chairman for the session – Peder J. Pedersen

 

15.00-15.25

How the End of Mandatory Retirement Opens the Door for Performance Pay

Anders Frederiksen

 

15.25-15.50  

How leadership can improve performance

Lotte Bøgh Andersen

 

15.50-16.30

What Causes Labor Turnover to Vary?

Edward Lazear

 

16.30-17.00

Closing remarks Niels Westergård-Nielsen

 

17.00-

Reception

Råvarebygningen, Ground Floor

 

 

Conference organizers: Center for Corporate Governance & Centre for Owner-Managed Businesses

 

 

 

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Registration deadline: 16 January 2019
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