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Webpage URL: https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/economics-finance-and-accounting/events/labour-markets-during-cris
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Details: Joint Organiser of the NUIM Labour Group conference on Labour Markets During Crises. This conference took place in Maynooth on Wednesday July 2nd 2014 9:00am-4:30pm and brought together distinguished national and international labour economists to present work on the performance of labour market performance during economic crises. The guest speakers included Prof. Torben Andersen (Aarhus University, Denmark), Prof. Mike Elsby (University of Edinburgh, UK), Prof. Pedro Martins (Queen Mary College, University of London, UK), Prof. Nacho Garcia-Perez (Universidade Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain). Other participants included leading labour economists from ESRI, UCD, Trinity, DIT, the Central Bank and Maynooth. The conference covered a range of issues including wage adjustment during crises, the role of active labour market policy in downturns, the long-run labour market consequences of recessions and the impact of fixed-term contracts on worker welfare.