INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “What do we know about the effectiveness of Active Labour Market Policies?”

9th december 2014

                                                                                                                                                             ESPAÑOL / CATALÀ




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09.00 - 9.30 h

Registration of participants

9.30 - 10.00 h

opening session

Representative “la Caixa” Foundation.

Felip Puig, Minister for Enterprise and Labour - Government of Catalonia (Generalitat).

Frederic Udina, President of the Catalan Institute for the Evaluation of Public Policies (Ivàlua)


10.00 - 11.15 h

active labour market policies (almp): a big picture  primera

Moderator: Jaume Garcia (UPF)

  • Labour market problems and the role of ALMP: is Spain different? Marcel Jansen, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)
  • What is the impact of ALMP?: an international review. Jochen Kluve, Humboldt University (Germany)

11.15 - 11.45 h

coffee - break

11.45 - 13.00 h

new trends in the provision of ALMP

Moderator: Lorenzo di Pietro (Barcelona Activa)

  • Contracting out  work programs: lessons from abroad.Dan Finn, University of Portsmouth (UK)
  • Unemployment monitoring and work-search programs: Which activities for whom?.Miquel Àngel Alegre, Ivàlua (Spain)

13.00 - 14.15 h




14.15 - 15.30 h

better training programs and the activation of older unemployed  

Moderator: Raúl Ramos (Universitat de Barcelona)

  • The challenge of training the ‘unemployed’: the Spanish situation and lessons from abroad. Florentino Felgueroso, Universidad de Oviedo (Spain)
  • Getting older unemployed back to work: what does work?. Sara de la Rica, Universidad del País Vasco (Spain)

15.30 - 16.45 h

data, data, data!

Moderator: Frederic Udina (Idescat)

  • The use of administrative data to evaluate ALMP: lessons from Germany. Steffen Künn, IZA – Institute for the Study of Labour (Germany)
  • Evidence-based ALMP: the “IZA World of Labour” project. Alexander Spermann,  IZA – Institute for the Study of Labour (Germany)

16.45 - 17.00 h

conclusions and closing                                              



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