2011 IARIW-OECD Conference
2011 IARIW-OECD Conference on Economic Insecurity: Measurement, Causes, and Policy Implications
November 22-23, 2011

Final Programme as of November 29th, 2011

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011

  • 08:30 -- Opening Remarks
    • Gabriela Ramos (Chief of Staff, OECD)

  • 08:45 -- Invited Opening Address
    • Chair: Peter van de Ven (Chair, IARIW)

      Anthony Atkinson (Nuffield College, Oxford) "Inequality and the Economic Crisis" [Presentation]

  • 09:30 -- Session 1: Measuring Insecurity and Vulnerability
  • 11:00 -- Break
  • 11:30 -- Session 2: Measuring Insecurity and Vulnerability (2)
  • 13:00 -- Lunch
  • 14:00 -- Invited Speaker Session
    • Chair: Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University, Canada)

      Jacob Hacker (Yale University, United States) "After the Fall: Income Risk and the Welfare State in Rich Democracies" [Presentation]

  • 14:45 -- Session 3: Economic Vulnerability: Evidence from Selected OECD Countries
  • 15:45 -- Break
  • 16:15 -- Panel Session: Economic & Political Implications of Economic Insecurity
    • Chair: Martine Durand (OECD)

      Invited Participants:

      Pier Carlo Padoan (OECD Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist)

      John Evans (Secretary General of the Trade Union Advisory Board to the OECD)

      Martin Hirsch (President of French Civic Service Agency)

  • 17:45 -- Close of Day 1
  • 19:00 -- Dinner




  • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011

  • 08:30 -- Invited Speaker Session
    • Chair: Lars Osberg (Dalhousie University, Canada)

      Avner Offer (Oxford University, United Kingdom) "Obesity and Welfare Regimes" [Presentation]

  • 09:15 -- Session 4: Economic Insecurity in Eastern European Countries
  • 10:45 -- Break
  • 11:15 -- Session 5: Job and Earnings Insecurity
  • 12:45 -- Lunch
  • 13:45 -- Invited Speaker Session
    • Chair: Conchita D'Ambrosio (Universita di Milano-Bicocca, Italy)

      Cesar Calvo (Universidad de Piura, Peru and Oxford University, United Kingdom) “From Individual Vulnerability to Aggregate Vulnerability” [Presentation]

  • 14:45 -- Session 6: Policies to Protect against Insecurity
  • 16:15 -- Break
  • 16:45 -- Panel Session: Policy Implications – What does “Social Protection” now mean? What should it mean?
    • Chair: Romina Boarini (OECD)

      Invited Participants:

      Aart de Geus (Board Member of the Bertelsmann Foundation)

      Monika Queisser (Head of the Social Policy Division, OECD Directorate of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs)

      Jérôme Vignon (President of the French National Observatory on Poverty and Social Exclusion)

  • 17:50 -- Closing Remarks
    • Peter van de Ven (IARIW)

  • 18:00 -- Close of Day 2


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