Join us in Torino
We are pleased to invite you to attend the 25th annual Conference
of the European Association of Labour Economists to be held in Torino,
Italy, on 19-21 September 2013.
After 25 conferences EALE decided to go back to the city where we once
started 25 years ago and where the founding conference of the EALE took
place. The conference will be hosted by the
Department of Economics "S
Cognetti de Martiis", the University of Torino.
The conference will include
invited lectures, topic-related invited sessions,
parallel sessions and poster sessions.
Joshua Angrist (MIT)
Andrea Ichino (University of Bologna)
Francis Kramarz (CREST)
Types of Sessions
There are different ways to present research output at a conference. The
usual way is through presentations in a parallel session in which 3 to 4
researchers talk about their work using a presentation program such as
PowerPoint. At the end of the presentation there is time for questions.
In a poster session the researcher presents information through a
poster. Along with his fellow presenters, the researcher waits for
passing colleagues to briefly present their work and answer questions.
There are pros and cons to each format. In a parallel session the size
of the audience is limited. In a poster session the presenter has to
tell his/her story many times, but the potential audience is
substantially larger and the interaction between presenter and audience
can be more intense.
conferences both formats are used and papers have the same status
irrespective of the format. Papers presented in a poster session can be
submitted to the special conference issue of Labour Economics and poster
presenters can be rewarded with the Young Labour Economists' Prize for the
best paper at the conference. The council of EALE stimulates poster sessions
by awarding a prize for the best poster presented at the conference.
conference will allow for informal research collaboration and, not
least, some time to enjoy the beauty of Torino. We look
forward to welcoming you in Torino!
Prof. Steinar Stroem
Associate Prof. Maria Laura Di Tommaso
Ass. Prof. Matteo Richiardi
Department of Economics "S. Cognetti de Martiis"
University of Torino
About Department of Economics "S. Cognetti de Martiis", University
The Department of Economics "S. Cognetti de Martiis" is the direct
descendant of one of the most ancient and prestigious Italian
institutions for economic studies, the Laboratorio di Economia Politica,
established in 1893. Its academic and research staff includes 56
economists, mainly form the Faculty of Political Science, the Faculty of
Law, and from the School of Communication Studies.
Several research centers are also housed within the Department:
- EBLA CENTER - International Center for Research on the Economics of
Culture, Institutions, and Creativity
- CESMEP - Centro di studi storia e i metodi dell'economia politica
- IRIS - Istituto di Recerche Interdisciplinari sulla Sostenibilitŕ
- LEI-BRICK - Laboratorio di economia dell'innovazione "Franco
- LABORatorio Riccardo Revelli - Centre for Employment Studies
- OMERO - Olympic and Mega Events Research Observatory
Torino is packed with palaces and piazzas, great museums, fashionable
boutiques, and glittering cafés and restaurants, enough to make this brand
baroque jewel in the foothills of the Alps a top tourist destination. Torino
became the home of the powerful Savoy family in the 16th century. The House
of Savoy spent Lavishly on its showpiece, just when baroque was the height
of fashion. Luxuriously ornamented buildings and churches abound.
Crowned by the majestic Alps, the town is remarkable for the harmony of its
various architectural styles and the excellence of its museums! From Baroque
to Art Nouveau and Modernism, Torino has an original "ensemble".
Torino also has an enviable food and wine tradition. A gastronomic
environment, renowned for its delicacies, prestigious wines, the sweet glory
of its chocolate and aperitifs, not only the famous Vermouth and Martini,
but also the pleasant ritual that keeps fascinating it visitors.
A trip to Torino is also synonymous with entertainment, music, shopping,
emotions, mystery and curiosity which, together wit a superb range of
accommodations and restaurants and the current renaissance of art and urban
architecture, makes Torino one of the most exciting and modern European
towns that you absolutely must see!