Workshop on Labor Mobility, the Housing Market and Labor Market Outcomes

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 Workshop on Labor Mobility, the Housing Market and Labor Market Outcomes


Louvain-la-Neuve, May 22-23 2014
The workshop takes place at Place Montesquieu, 2
(Room MORE 51)


Mathias Hungerbühler (Université de Namur), Morgane Laouénan, Vanessa Lutgen and Bruno Van der Linden (Université catholique de Louvain)


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Workshop Program


May 22


11h30 Welcoming/Registration - Place Montesquieu, 3 (ground floor)
12h00 - 13h00 Lunch - Place Montesquieu, 3 (ground floor)
13h00 - 14h00 Keynote Speaker Etienne Wasmer (Sciences-Po and LIEPP), Commuting and search strategies of job seekers (with Elisa Guglielminetti, Rafael Lalive and Philippe Ruh)
  Chairman : Florian Mayneris
14h00 - 14h40 Benoit Schmutz (Howard University), Job Search and Migration in a System of Cities (with Modibo Sidibé)
14h40 - 15h20 Joan Monras (Columbia University), Economic Shocks and Internal Migration: Evidence from the Great Recession
15h20 - 16h10 Coffee Break/Poster Session
  Chairman : Mathieu Parenti
  Antoine Bonleu (Aix-Marseille University), Procedural formalism and social networks in the housing market
  Felipe Carozzi (CEMFI), Credit Constraints and the Composition of Home Sales: Farewell to First-time Buyers
  Florian Sniekers (VU University Amsterdam), The order of Buying and Selling in the Housing Market
16h10 - 16h50 Plamen Nenov (Norwegian Business School), Regional Reallocation and Housing Markets in a Model of Frictional Migration
16h50 - 17h30 Fatih Karahan (FED New York), Population Aging, Migration Spillovers, and the Decline in Interstage Migration (with  Serena Rhee)
17h30 - 18h30 Keynote Speaker Paul Beaudry (University of British Columbia), Spatial Equilibrium with Unemployment and Wage Bargaining: Theory and Estimation (with David Green and Benjamin Sand)



May 23



  Chairman : Henri Sneessens
9h00 - 9h40 Plamen Nenov (Norwegian Business School), Buying First or Selling First ? Buyer-Seller Decisions and Housing Market Volatility (with Espen Moen)
9h40 - 10h20 Aico Van Vuuren (VU University Amsterdam), City Strucutre and the Location of Young Urban Professionals
10h20 - 11h Dmytro Hryshko (University of Cambridge), Moving to a Job: The Role of Home Equity, Debt, and Access to Credit (with Yuliya Demyanyk, María José Luengo-Prado and Bent E. Sørensen)
11h00 - 11h20 Coffee Break
  Chairman : Mathias Hungerbühler
11h20 - 12h00 Grégory Verdugo (Banque de France), Ethnic Networks and the Spatial Mismatch: Evidence from Public Housing (with Morgane Laouénan)
12h00 - 12h40 Tristan-Pierre Maury (EDHEC Business School), The Negative and Persistent Consequences of Social Housing on Employment (with Stéphane Gregoir)
12h40 -14h00 Lunch and Poster Session - Place Montesquieu, 3 (ground floor)
  Paola Montero (Stockholm University), Social Networks, Commuting and (un)employment rates
  Vanessa Lutgen (Université catholique de Louvain), Regional Equilibrium Unemployment Theory at the Age of the Internet (with Bruno Van der Linden)
  Guillaume Wilemme (Sciences-Po Paris), Regional Equilibrium Unemployment with Entrepreneurs and Agglomeration Economies
14h00 - 15h00

Keynote Speaker Yves Zenou (Stockholm University), Strong and Weak ties in Migration - Podcast below

Strong and Weak ties in Migration - Yves Zenou