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MILLS Workshop 2008

Inequality and Polarization of Income and Jobs

13 June 2008

“Inequality and Polarization of Income and Jobs”

Friday, 13th June 2008

Dipartimento di Economia Politica
Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca
Sala del Consiglio – III piano
Edificio U6
Piazza dell'Ateneo Nuovo, 1




9:30 – 11:00 

Maarten Goos (University of Leuven)
"Technological Change and Recent Changes in the Structure of Jobs: Evidence for 15 EU Countries" (with  Alan Manning and Anna Salomons)
Discussant: Luca Stanca

11:00 – 12:30 

“Minimum Wages and Firm Profitability” (with Mirko Draca and John Van
Discussant: Claudio Lucifora

12:30 – 13:30   LUNCH

13:30 – 14:45  

Marco Leonardi (Università Statale di Milano)
 “Product demand shifts and wage inequality”
Discussant: Tito Boeri

14:45 – 15:15   COFFEE BREAK

15:15 – 16:30 

Francesca Mazzolari (University of California Irvine)
“Spillovers from High-Skill Consumption to Low-Skill Labor Markets” (con Giuseppe Ragusa)
 Discussant: Giovanni Pica