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Labor Chair

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Presentation

The “Labor” Research Chair of the Paris School of Economics was created in partnership with the City of Paris and two departments of the Ministry of Labor – the DARES (Directorate for the coordination of research, studies and statistics), the DGEFP (General Delegation for Employment and Vocational Training of the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Integration and Pôle Emploi.

News

Activities

- Call for applications of the Labour Chair - Thesis scholarships and 4th year thesis funding (PDF - 146Kb)
- Press release on the launch of the “Labor” Research Chair (PDF - 575 kb)
- Activity report 2017-2020 of the “Labor” Research Chair (PDF - 2,89 MB)

Objectives

The purpose of this chair is to is to attract the best young scholars (doctoral and post-doctoral) working on labor issues, to form a network of affiliated researchers, and to create and disseminate accessible academic work, and thus to refine our understanding of trends in work, employment dynamics, wages and unemployment.

Chair synthesis
- n°6 - Assurance chômage et durée des emplois (PDF - 461 kb), 2020, April
- n°5 - Les réformes du marché du travail en Italie et leurs enseignements pour la France (PDF - 729 kb), 2019, November
- n°4 - Les enjeux démographiques de la flexibilisation des emplois (PDF - 428 kb), 2019, June
- n°3 - Le timing des licenciements économiques dépend-il des indemnités chômage ? (PDF - 706 kb), 2019, April
- n°2 - Comment les ruptures conventionnelles ont transformé le marché du travail ? (PDF - 1,18 MB), 2019, February
- n°1 - Les immigrés qualifiés rivalisent-ils avec les travailleurs nationaux ? Analyse d’une réforme d’immigration sélective (PDF - 462 kb), 2019, January

Events
- Labor Market Reforms : Lessons from Both Sides of the Alps - 2019, June 7
- Norface/Chaire “Travail” - Les congés parentaux : l’expérience norvégienne - 2019, April 12
- Séminaire Chaire “Travail” : l’Assurance chômage - 2018, November 23
- Journée de présentation des travaux des doctorants associés à la Chaire “Travail” - 2018, June 8
- Séminaire Chaire “Travail” - 2018, March 9

Chair’s holders

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Eric Maurin – Professor at PSE and Studies Director at EHESS

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Dominique Meurs - Executive Director of the “Labor” Research Chair, Professor at the University of Paris Nanterre and Associate Researcher at the Ined.

Fellow Researchers

The scientific council includes Philippe Askenazy, Director of Research at CNRS-ENS-Centre Maurice Halbwachs, Luc Behaghel, Professor at PSE, Director of Research at INRAE, Affiliate J-PAL, Andrea Garnero, Economist at the OECD, Laurent Gobillon, Chair Professor at PSE and Research Director at the CNRS, and Dominique Meurs Executive Director of the “Labor” Research Chair, Professor at the University of Paris Nanterre and Associate Researcher at the Ined.

Associated PhD Students

Antton Haramboure, Paolo Santini, Sara Signorelli, Caroline Coly, Basile Vidalenc, Simon Löwe, Naomie Mahmoudi, Cyprien Batut, Morgan Raux

Previously funded PhD students
Clément Brébion, Malka Guillot, Laura Khoury, Alessandro Tondini

PSE Partners

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Pôle emploi is the public operator of reference for the employment market. As part of its public service mission, the establishment is committed to guaranteeing support for job seekers in their search for work and to meeting the recruitment needs of companies. Pôle emploi relies on nearly 900 local agencies and relays. The pole-emploi.fr website receives 42 million visits per month.

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The General Delegation for Employment and Vocational Training of the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Integration (DGEFP) designs, implements, pilots and controls public policies in the areas of: support for professional transitions; professional integration; continuing vocational training and work-study programs; and economic and social change: forward-looking management of jobs and skills, support for companies in difficulty.

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Directorate for the Coordination of Research, Studies and Statistics (DARES) is the department of the Ministry of Labor that produces analyses, studies and statistics on the themes of labor, employment, professional training and social dialogue.