Migration, population ageing and family economics were important topics of the 29th EALE conference which was held on 14-16 September in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Keynote talks focused on long-term effects of social safety nets on employment, skills and health (Hilary Hoynes, University of California Berkeley) and multidimenstional impacts of unemployment insurance (Josef Zweimüller, University of Zürich). There was also a special session on the labour market of older workers, with invited presentations by José Ignacio García-Pérez (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla), Jochen Kluve (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Berlin), Josef Zweimüller (University of Zürich) and Marike Knoef (Leiden University and Tilburg University).
Institute for Structural Research was represented by Piotr Lewandowski who presented the paper “Routine and ageing? The Intergenerational Divide In The Deroutinisation Of Jobs In Europe”.
Please find the presentation below.