Conference Presentations

2019

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Universities of Applied Sciences and Innovation – Regional Effects of an Educational Expansion in Switzerland, The Jacobs Center Research Seminar Series, Zurich, 24.05.2019.

Christian Eggenberger (with Simon Janssen and Uschi Backes-Gellner), The value of specific skills in a globalized world, Annual Meeting of the German Economic Association (Verein fuer Socialpolitik), Leipzig, 22.-25.09.2019.

Christian Eggenberger (with Simon Janssen and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Specificity of Skill Bundles and the Effects of Trade Shocks on Wages, 81. Jahrestagung des Verbands der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft (VHB), Rostock, 12.-14.06.2019.

Christian Eggenberger (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), IT Skills, occupational specificity and job separations, Netzwerktreffen 2019, Salzburg, 06.-08.06.2019.

Christian Eggenberger (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), IT Skills, Occupation Specificity and Job Separations, LH-KOF Workshop, ETH Zurich, 03.05.2019.

Fabienne Kiener (with Ann-Sophie Gnehm, Simon Clematide and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Different Types of IT Skills in Occupational Training Curricula and Labor Market Outcomes. SASE Annual Conference 2019, New York City, 27.-29.06.2019.

Fabienne Kiener (with Ann-Sophie Gnehm, Simon Clematide and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Different Types of IT Skills in Occupational Training Curricula and Labor Market Outcomes, Netzwerktreffen 2019, Salzburg, 06.-08.06.2019.

Fabienne Kiener (with Ann-Sophie Gnehm, Simon Clematide and Uschi Backes-Gellner), IT skills in occupational training curricula and labor market outcomes, 22nd Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Augsburg, 14.-15.03.2019.

Patrick Lehnert (with Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Interdependencies between Different Types of Research Institutions: The Innovation Effect of the Introduction of Universities of Applied Sciences, 2nd Research on Innovation, Science and Entrepreneurship (RISE) Workshop, Munich, 16.-17.12.2019.

Patrick Lehnert (with Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Interdependencies between Different Types of Research Institutions: The Innovation Effect of the Introduction of Universities of Applied Sciences, Europena Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) 2019 Conference, Zurich, 11.-13.09.2019.

Patrick Lehnert (with Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Interdependencies between Different Types of Research Institutions: The Innovation Effect of the Introduction of Universities of Applied Sciences, SASE Annual Conference 2019, New York City, 27.-29.06.2019.

Patrick Lehnert (with Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Interdependencies between Different Types of Research Institutions: The Innovation Effect of the Introduction of Universities of Applied Sciences, DRUID19, Copenhagen, 19.-21.06.2019.

Patrick Lehnert (with Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Interdependencies between Different Types of Research Institutions: The Innovation Effect of the Introduction of Universities of Applied Sciences, Munich Summer Institute, Munich, 17.-19.06.2019.

Patrick Lehnert (with Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Innovation Effect of the Introduction of Universities of Applied Sciences: Interdependencies Between Different Types of Research Institutions, 8th ZEW/MaCCI Conference on the Economics of Innovation and Patenting, Mannheim, 16.-17.05.2019.

Damino Pregaldini (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), The effects of immigration on wages: the fole of human capital specificity, Center for Vocational Education Research CVER Conference, London, 12.-13.09.2019.

Damino Pregaldini (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), The effects of immigration on wages: What role plays human capital specificity? Netzwerktreffen 2019, Salzburg, 06.-08.06.2019.

Tobias Schlegel (with Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Heterogeneous regional innovation spillovers of universities of applied sciences, Annual Meeting of the German Economic Association (Verein fuer Socialpolitik), Leipzig, 22.-25.09.2019.

Tobias Schlegel (with Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Heterogeneous Regional Innovation Spillovers of Universitites of Applied Sciences, Center for Vocational Education Research CVER Conference, London, 12.-13.09.2019.

Tobias Schlegel (with Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Agglomeration Externalities and Heterogeneous Innovation Spillovers of Universities of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, SASE Annual Conference 2019, New York City, 27.-29.06.2019.

Tobias Schlegel (with Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Heterogeneous regional innovation spillovers of universities of applied sciences, Netzwerktreffen 2019, Salzburg, 06.-08.06.2019.

Tobias Schlegel (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Heterogeneous regional innovation spillovers of universitites of applied sciences, LH-KOF Workshop, ETH Zurich, 03.05.2019.

Tobias Schultheiss (with Curdin Pfister, Uschi Backes-Gellner and Ann-Sophie Gnehm), Tertiary education expansion and task demand: Does a rising tide lift all boats? Annual Meeting of the German Economic Association (Verein fuer Socialpolitik), Leipzig, 22.-25.09.2019.

Tobias Schultheiss (with Curdin Pfister, Ann-Sophie Gnehm and Uschi Backes-Gellner), How Can Tertiary Education Expansion Upskill Workers without Tertiary Degree? SASE Annual Conference 2019, New York City, 27.-29.06.2019.

Tobias Schultheiss (with Curdin Pfister, Uschi Backes-Gellner and Ann-Sophie Gnehm), Tertiary education expansion and task demand: Does a rising tide lift all boats? DRUID19, Copenhagen, 19.-21.06.2019.

Tobias Schultheiss (with Curdin Pfister, Uschi Backes-Gellner and Ann-Sophie Gnehm), Tertiary education expansion and task demand: Does a rising tide lift all boats? Netzwerktreffen 2019, Salzburg, 06.-08.06.2019.

Tobias Schultheiss (with Curdin Pfister, Uschi Backes-Gellner and Ann-Sophie Gnehm), Rising tide or crowding out – does tertiary education expansion lead to upskilling for workers without tertiary degree? Evidence from job vacancies from 1950 to 2017, 22nd Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Augsburg, 14.-15.03.2019.

2018

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Understanding the Swiss Education System and its Contribution to (Regional) Innovation, Building Capabilities in the Life Science Across MA, Swissnex Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 15.10.2018.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Adressing the skills gap: Time to get off the sidelines. Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) Policy Advisory Board Meeting, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 09.-10.10.2018.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Man vs. maschine: Are we prepared for the future of work? 10th German American Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 05.-07.10.2018.

Uschi Backes-Gelnner (with Nancy Hoffmann), Swiss Apprenticeship Training System, MIT's Office of Digital Learning (ODL), MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, 20.09.2019.

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Ursula Renold and Katherine Caves), Research Findings for Development of Apprenticeship Training in Colorado, Presentations and Consultations with CareerWise Colorado and Stakeholders, Denver, Colorado, 28.-31.08.2018.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Universities of Applied Sciences and Innovation: Regional Effects of Applied Research Institutions, Jahrestagung Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss im Verein für Socialpolitik, Bern, 15.-16.03.2018.

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Kerstin Pull), The opportunity costs of becoming a dean: Does leadership in academia crowd out research?, 21st Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Munich, 01.-02.03.2018.

Christian Eggenberger (with Simon Janssen and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Specificity of Skills and the Effects of Trade Shocks on Employment Outcomes, SASE Annual Conference, Kyoto, 23.-25.06.2018.

Christian Eggenberger (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Specificity of Skills and the Effects of Trade Shocks, Jahrestagung Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss im Verein für Socialpolitik, Bern, 15.-16.03.2018.

Christian Eggenberger (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Specificity of Skills and the Effects of Trade Shocks, 21st Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Munich, 01.-02.03.2018.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Non-Cognitive Skills in Vocational Education and Training: Development and Labor Market Relevance, Berufsbildungsforschungskongress "Technologischer Fortschritt und berufliche Bildung", EPFL, Lausanne, 10.-11.10.2018.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Non-Cognitive Skills in Apprenticeship Training and Employment Options, SASE Annual Conference, Kyoto, 23.-25.06.2018.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Relative Importance of Personal Characteristics for the Hiring of Young Workers, Spring Meeting of Young Economists SMYE 2018, Palma de Mallorca, 30.05.-01.06.2018.

Fabienne Kiener (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Social and IT Skills in Occupational Training Curricula and Labor Market Outcomes, Netzwerktreffen 2018, Gersau, 24.-26.05.2018.

Patrick Lehnert (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Firms' Changes in R&D Personnel After the Introduction of Universities of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, Berufsbildungsforschungskongress "Technologischer Fortschritt und berufliche Bildung", EPFL, Lausanne, 10.-11.10.2018.

Patrick Lehnert (with Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Effect of an Education-driven Labor Supply Shock on Firms' R&D Personnel, Center for Vocational Education Research (CVER) Conference, London, 07.09.2018.

Patrick Lehnert (with Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Effect of an Education-driven Labor Supply Shock on Firms' R&D Personnel, ILERA World Congress 2018, Seoul, 25.-26.07.2018.

Patrick Lehnert (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Universities of Applied Sciences and Innovation: Interdependencies Between Different Types of Public Research Institutions, Netzwerktreffen 2018, Gersau, 24.-26.05.2018.

Patrick Lehnert (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Effect of an Education-driven Labor Supply Shock on Firms’ R&D Personnel, KOF / Leading House Economics of Education Workshop, Zurich, 23.03.2018.

Patrick Lehnert (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Universities of Applied Sciences and Innovation: Interdependencies Between Different Types of Public Research Institutions, Higher Education in Modern Ecosystems: Efficiency, Society and Policies, University of Augsburg, 12.-14.03.2018.

Patrick Lehnert (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), The effect of an Education-driven Labor Supply Shock on Firms' R&D Personnel, 21st Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Munich, 01.-02.03.2018.

Damiano Pregaldini (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Gerald Eisenkopf), Heterogeneous Effects of the Gender Composition of Classrooms: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Switzerland, XXVII Meeting of the Economics of Education Association, Barcelona, 28.-29.06.2018.

Damiano Pregaldini (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Gerald Eisenkopf), Gender Differences in the Foundations for Innovation: How Gender Composition in the Classroom Affects Students’ Achievement in STEM Fields?, SASE Annual Conference, Kyoto, 23.-25.06.2018.

Damiano Pregaldini (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Gerald Eisenkopf), Heterogeneous Effects of the Gender Composition of Classrooms: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Switzerland, Netzwerktreffen 2018, Gersau, 24.-26.05.2018.

Damiano Pregaldini (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Gerald Eisenkopf), Educational Production and Gender Effects in the Classroom: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Switzerland, 21st Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Munich, 01.-02.03.2018.

Christian Rupietta (with Johannes Meuer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), How hybrid change agents moderate innovation complementarities, Academy of Management 2018 Annual Meeting, Chicago, 10.-14.08.2018.

Christian Rupietta (with Johannes Meuer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Does Vocational Education and Training (VET) Influence the Innovation Process of Domestic and Foreign Firms in the Same Way?, SASE Annual Conference, Kyoto, 23.-25.06.2018.

Tobias Schlegel (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Regionally heterogeneous effects of universities of applied sciences on patenting activities in Switzerland, Berufsbildungsforschungskongress "Technologischer Fortschritt und berufliche Bildung", EPFL, Lausanne, 10.-11.10.2018.

Tobias Schlegel (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Heterogeneous Effects of UAS on Patenting Activities, Netzwerktreffen 2018, Gersau, 24.-26.05.2018.

Tobias Schlegel (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Universities of Applied Science and the Ability to Innovate, KOF / Leading House Economics of Education Workshop, Zurich, 23.03.2018.

Tobias Schultheiss (with Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Expansion of higher education and the demand for tasks, BIEN Jahrestagung 2018 (Berliner Netzwerk für interdisziplinäre Bildungsforschung), Berlin, 17.-18.09.2018.

Tobias Schultheiss (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Spill-over effects from tertiary education expansion on tasks of workers with apprenticeship: Evidence from the establishment of Universities of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, XXVII Meeting of the Economics of Education Association, Barcelona, 28.-29.06.2018.

Tobias Schultheiss (with Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner), How Are Task Profiles of Workers with Apprenticeship Affected by the Introduction of Universities of Applied Sciences, SASE Annual Conference, Kyoto, 23.-25.06.2018.

Tobias Schultheiss (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Spill-over effects from tertiary education expansion on tasks of workers with apprenticeship, Netzwerktreffen 2018, Gersau, 24.-26.05.2018.

Tobias Schultheiss (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Spill-over effects from tertiary education expansion on tasks of workers with apprenticeship: evidence from the establishment of Universities of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, 21st Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Munich, 01.-02.03.2018.

2017

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Gudela Grote, Patrick Burkhalter and Abraham Bernstein), Nehmen Roboter uns die Arbeit weg? Podiumsdiskussion an der Scientifica, Zurich, 2.9.2017.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Die digitale Zukunftsfähigkeit der Schweiz, Tag der Wirtschaft 2017, Genf, 25.8.2017.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, On the relationship between apprenticeship training and firm innovation, CEMETS Summer Institute 2017, Zurich, 28.6.-7.7.2017.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Why should young people decide to do an apprenticeship?, CEMETS Summer Institute 2017, Zurich, 28.6.-7.7.2017.

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Julia Bear, Andrea Fischbach, Jamie Lee Gloor, Madeline Heilman, Levke Henningsen, Tanja Hentschel, Lisa Horvath, Klaus Jonas, Philipp W. Lichtenthaler, Manuela Morf and Rebecca Schaumberg), New perspectives on job crafting behaviors: The good and the bad sides, Gender Symposium for European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Dublin, 17.-20.5.2017.

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Christian Eggenberger and Miriam Rinawi), Occupational Specificity: A new Measurement Based on Training Curricula and its Effect on Labor Market Outcomes, Lead Lecture at University of Tübingen, 18.5.2017.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Understanding the Swiss Education System, Cornerstones of Apprenticeship Training and its Returns on Investment, Building Bridges Roundtable Conference on Vocational and Entrepreneurship Education, Rüschlikon, 10.4.2017.

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Ursula Renold), On the relationship between apprenticeship training and innovation - empirical results and policy lessons from dual-VET in Switzerland and Germany, Presentations and Consultations with CareerWise Colorado and Stakeholder, Denver, 20.-23.2.2017.

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Ursula Renold), The Swiss VET System – Recent Research Results, Colorado Stakeholder Meeting, Denver, 22.2.2017.

Franziska Burkart (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Firms as Producers vs. Consumers of Skills: An Optimal Inventory Strategy, UZH-UB-KOF Workshop, Bern, 5.10.2017.

Christian Eggenberger (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Specificity of VET, Netzwerktreffen 2017, Tübingen, 18.-20.5.2017.

Christian Eggenberger (with Miriam Rinawi and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Labor Market Outcomes of VET Graduates with More or Less Specific Occupational Training, Jahrestagung Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss im Verein für Socialpolitik, Hannover, 2.-3.3.2017.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Relative Importance of Personal Characteristics for Job Offers, IAW Conference 2017 on Education, Skills, and the Economic Challenges of the Future, Tübingen, 25.9.2017.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Relative Importance of Personal Characteristics for Job Offers, IAREP Conference 2017, Rishon LeZion, 3.-6.9.2017. 

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner),  Labor Market Transitions after Apprenticeship Training, 29th SASE Annual Meeting, Lyon, 29.6.-1.7.2017. 

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner),  Labor Market Transitions after Apprenticeship Training: The Role of Trainee Characteristics, Netzwerktreffen 2017, Tübingen, 18.-20.5.2017.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner),  Labor Market Transitions after Apprenticeship Training, UZH-UB-KOF Workshop, Zürich, 7.3.2017.

Patrick Lehnert (with Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Labor Market Effects of Universities of Applied Sciences, Netzwerktreffen 2017, Tübingen, 18.-20.5.2017.

Patrick Lehnert (with Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Labor Market Effects of Universities of Applied Sciences, UZH-UB-KOF Workshop, Zürich, 7.3.2017.

Curdin Pfister (with Miriam Rinawi, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Regional Effects of Applied Research - Universities of Applied Sciences and Innovation, EPIP 2017 Conference, Bordeaux, 4.-6.9.2017. 

Curdin Pfister (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Regional Effects of Applied Research - Universities of Applied Sciences and Innovation, DRUID Academy Conference 2017, New York, 12.-14.6.2017.

Curdin Pfister (with Miriam Rinawi, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), University-Industry Knowledge Transfer: The Role of UAS in Fostering Regional Innovation, 5th Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training, Bern/Zollikofen, 14.-16.3.2017.

Curdin Pfister (with Miriam Rinawi, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), University-Industry Knowledge Transfer: The Role of UAS in Fostering Regional Innovation, 20th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Zurich, 1.-3.2.2017.

2016

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Opening Presentation, Alumni Workshop and Networking Event, Luzern, 28.-29.10.2016.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, The Dynamics of Women’s Labour Market Participation, Diskussion beim International Symposium "Women’s Role in the Labour Market", Genf, 5.10.2016.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Beitrag der beruflichen Bildung zur Bewältigung künftiger Herausforderungen auf dem Arbeitsmarkt, Vortrag beim Schweizerischen Arbeitgeberverband, Zürich, 4.10.2016.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Herausforderungen im (Berufs-)Bildungssystem im Kontext bildungsökonomischer Forschung. Was ist zu tun?, BnB Bildungsforum 2030 – Fit für die Zukunft, Baden, 15.9.2016.

Simone Balestra, How to enhance the grit in you: Evidence from a randomized experiment, APPAM Fall Research Conference, Washington, 3.-5.11.2016.

Simone Balestra, How to enhance the grit in you: Evidence from a randomized experiment in early grades, LEAD Graduate School & Research Network, Tübingen, 10.10.2016.

Simone Balestra (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Class size and grit, Netzwerktreffen, Palma de Mallorca, 1.-4.6.2016.

Simone Balestra (with Jana Gross and Uschi Backes-Gellner), How to Enhance the “Grit” in You: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Early Grades, 19th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Aachen, 10.-11.3.2016.

Christian Eggenberger (with Miriam Rinawi and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Labor Market Outcomes with More or Less Specific Occupational Training, Leading House/KOF Workshop, Marbach, 18.-20.4.2016.

Christian Eggenberger (with Miriam Rinawi and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Labor Market Outcomes with More or Less Specific Occupational Training – An Analysis based on the Skill Portfolios of Occupational Training Curricula, Spring Meeting of Young Economists, Lisbon, 31.3.-2.4.2016.

Christian Eggenberger (with Miriam Rinawi and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Labor Market Outcomes with More or Less Specific Occupational Training – An Analysis based on the Skill Portfolios of Occupational Training Curricula, ZEW Conference on Occupations, Skills, and the Labour Market, Mannheim, 18.-19.3.2016.

Peter Höschler (with Simone Balestra and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Development of Non-Cognitive Skills during Vocational Education and Training, APPAM Fall Research Conference, Washington, 3.-5.11.2016.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Development of Non-Cognitive Skills during Vocational Education and Training, XXV Meeting of the Economics of Education Association, Badajoz, 30.6.-1.7.2016.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan Wolter), Poster Presentation: "Lost in Transition: The Influence of Locus of Control on Delaying Educational Decisions", Conference on VET Research 2016 - Valorisation of VET Research, Basel, 22.-23.9.2016.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan Wolter), Locus of Control, educational intentions and decisions, Netzwerktreffen, Palma de Mallorca, 1.-4.6.2016.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan Wolter), Locus of Control, educational intentions and decisions, Leading House/KOF Workshop, Marbach, 18.-20.4.2016.

Curdin Pfister (with Simone Tuor Sartore and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Bildungspfade und Varianz im Einkommen: Die Bedeutung von Bildungstyp und Bildungsfeld, 38. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, Bamberg, 26.-30.9.2016.

Curdin Pfister (with Miriam Rinawi, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Universities of Applied Sciences and Innovation, Conference on VET Research 2016 - Valorisation of VET Research, Basel, 22.-23.9.2016.

Curdin Pfister (with Miriam Rinawi, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), University-Industry Knowledge Transfer: The Role of Tertiary Vocational Education in Fostering Regional Innovation, 31st Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Geneva, 22.-26.8.2016.

Curdin Pfister (with Miriam Rinawi, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner), University-Industry Knowledge Transfer: The Role of Tertiary Vocational Education in Fostering Regional Innovation, XXV Meeting of the Economics of Education Association, Badajoz, 30.6.-1.7.2016.

Curdin Pfister (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), University-Industry Knowledge Transfer: The Role of Tertiary Vocational Education in Fostering Regional Innovation, Netzwerktreffen, Palma de Mallorca, 1.-4.6.2016.

Christian Rupietta, Do Institutions in Vocational Education Foster Knowledge Diffusion and Innovation?, 28th Annual Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Berkeley, 24.-26.6.2016.

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Firms' knowledge acquisition during dualtrack VET: Which sources are important for innovativeness?, Netzwerktreffen, Palma de Mallorca, 1.-4.6.2016.

Christian Rupietta (with Harald Pfeifer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Firms‘ knowledge acquisition during dual-track VET: Which sources are important for innovation, 19th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Aachen, 10.-11.3.2016.

2015

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Benefits of Apprenticeship Training - Lessons Learned from Empirical Results on Switzerland and Germany, The Economics of Vocational Education and Training, Bonn, 5.-6.11.2015.

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Miriam Rinawi), Contribution of Apprenticeship Training to Company and Individual Success - Empirical Results and Policy Lessons from Dual-VET in Switzerland, Pathways to Prosperity Network Institute, Bonn, 5.-6.11.2015

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Contribution of Apprenticeship Training to Company and Individual Success - Empirical Results and Policy Lessons from Dual-VET in Switzerland, Pathways to Prosperity Network Institute, Cambridge, 28.-30.10.2015.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, The Contribution of Apprenticeship Training to Company Success, Executive Workshop on the Role of Industry in Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET), San Francisco, 15.10.2015.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, The Contribution of Apprenticeship Training to Company and Individual Success. Empirical Results and Policy Lessons from Dual-VET in Switzerland, Briefing at the US Department of Labor, Washington D.C., 23.2.2015.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, The Contribution of Apprenticeship Training to Company and Individual Success. Empirical Results and Policy Lessons from Dual-VET in Switzerland, Briefing at the US Congress, Washington D.C., 23.2.2015.

Simone Balestra (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Slow Child Left Behind? Distributional Effects of Class Size and the Revival of Teacher's Aide, 49th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association, Toronto, 29.-31.5.2015.

Simone Balestra (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Slow Child Left Behind? Distributional Effects of Class Size and the Revival of Teacher's Aide, 18th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Vienna, 25.-27.3.2015.

Christian Eggenberger (with Miriam Rinawi and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Occupational Specificity of Vocational Education and Training - The Content of Training Curricula and its Impact on Labor Mobility, BIBB Economics of VET, Bonn, 5.-6.11.2015.

Christian Eggenberger (with Miriam Rinawi and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Occupational Specificity of Vocational Education and Training - The Content of Training Curricula and its Impact on Labor Mobility, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), London, 2.-4.7.2015.

Christian Eggenberger (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Occupational Specificity of Vocational Education and Training - The Content of Training Curricula and its Impact on Labor Mobility, UZH-KOF Workshop, Zurich, 21.5.2015.

Christian Eggenberger (with Miriam Rinawi and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Occupational Specificity of Vocational Education and Training - The Content of Training Curricula and its Impact on Labor Mobility, Netzwerktreffen, Augsburg, 23.-25.4.2015.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Shooting for the Stars and Failing: The Effect of College Dropout on Self-Esteem, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), London, 2.-4.7.2015.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Shooting for the Stars and Failing: The Effect of College Dropout on Self-Esteem, Spring Meeting of Young Economists, Ghent, 21.-23.5.2015.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Non-Cognitive Skills in Vocational Education and Training: Development and Labor Market Relevance, Conference on Human Resource Management in a Global Environment, Augsburg, 23.-25.4.2015.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Shooting for the Stars and Failing: The Effect of College Dropout on Self-Esteem, Jahrestagung des Bildungsökonomischen Ausschuss des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Berlin, 12.-13.3.2015.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), Locus of Control and Educational Intentions, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), London, 2.-4.7.2015.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), Locus of Control and Educational Aspirations, XXIV Meeting of the Economics of Education Association, Madrid, 25.-26.6.2015.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), Locus of Control and Educational Aspirations, 4th Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training in Switzerland, Zollikofen, 25.-27.3.2015.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), Poster-Presentation: Locus of Control and Educational Aspirations, Jahrestagung des Bildungsökonomischen Ausschuss des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Berlin, 11.-13.3.2015.

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta), Performance Dynamics and Changes of Organizational Configurations, Research Seminar in Economics and Management, Paderborn, 22.6.2015.

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta), Integrating QCA and econometric analysis for multi-level research, Mini Workshop Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Paderborn, 22.6.2015.

Curdin Pfister (with Simone Tuor Sartore and Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Relative Importance of Type of Education and Subject Area: Empirical Evidence for Educational Decision, BIBB Economics of VET, Bonn, 5.-6.11.2015.

Curdin Pfister (with Simone Tuor Sartore), Kein Abschluss ohne Anschluss? Individuelle Bildungspfade und Bildungschancen, SBFI Herbsttagung der Berufsbildung, Bern, 15.9.2015.

Curdin Pfister (with Simone Tuor Sartore and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Earnings Returns to Different Educational Careers: The Relative Importance of Type Vs. Field of Education, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), London, 2.-4.7.2015.

Curdin Pfister (with Simone Tuor Sartore and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Earnings Returns to Different Educational Careers: The Relative Importance of Type Vs. Field of Education, XXIV Meeting of the Economics of Education Association, Madrid, 25.-26.6.2015.

Curdin Pfister (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Simone Tuor Sartore), Earnings Returns to Different Educational Careers: The Relative Importance of Type Vs. Field of Education, Netzwerktreffen, Augsburg, 23.-25.4.2015.

Curdin Pfister (with Simone Tuor Sartore and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Different educational careers and variation in earnings: A variance decomposition regarding type and field of education, 18th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Vienna, 26.-27.3.2015.

Curdin Pfister (with Simone Tuor Sartore and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Different Educational Careers and Earnings: The Relative Importance of Type Vs. Field of Education, Interdisciplinars (Post)Doc Colloquium: Transitions from School to Work, Solothurn, 30.-31.1.2015.

Miriam Rinawi (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Skill Prices, Skill Composition, and the Structure of Wages, VET Conference, Bonn, 5.-6.11.2015.

Miriam Rinawi (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Skill Prices, Skill Composition, and the Structure of Wages, BIBB Nutzertragung, Bonn, 3.-4.11.2015.

Miriam Rinawi (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Occupational Skills and the Evolution of Wages, Jahrestagung Verein für Socialpolitik, Münster, 6.-9.9.2015.

Miriam Rinawi (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Occupational Skills and the Evolution of Wages, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), London, 2.-4.7.2015.

Miriam Rinawi (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Skill Prices, Skill Composition and the Structure of Wages, Netzwerktreffen, Augsburg, 23.-25.4.2015.

Miriam Rinawi (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Skill Prices, Skill Composition and the Structure of Wages, 18th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Vienna, 26.-27.3.2015.

Christian Rupietta (with Harald Pfeifer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Firms' Knowledge Acquisition during Dual-Track VET: Which Sources Are Important for Innovation?, The Economics of Vocational Education and Training, Bonn, 5.-6.11.2015.

Christian Rupietta (with Johannes Meuer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Vocational Education and Innovation Interdependecies, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), London, 2.-4.7.2015.

Christian Rupietta (with Harald Pfeifer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Firms' Knowledge Acquisition during Dual-Track VET: Which Sources Are Important for Innovation?, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), London, 2.-4.7.2015.

Christian Rupietta (with Johannes Meuer), Integrating QCA and econometric analysis for multi-level research, Mini Workshop Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Paderborn, 22.6.2015

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Collective knowledge processing and innovation, DRUID Society Conference, Rome, 15.-17.6.2015.

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Abraham Bernstein), Effectiveness of Small Coaching Activities in Massive Open Online Courses: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment, 49th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association, Toronto, 29.-31.5.2015.

Christian Rupietta (with Harald Pfeifer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Firms' Knowledge Acquisition during Dual-Track VET: Which Sources Are Important for Innovativeness?, IBW Business Research Colloquium, Zurich, 11.3.2015.

2014

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Miriam Rinawi and Matthias Krapf), Labor Market Transitions after Layoffs: What is the Role of Occupational Specificity?, Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Toulouse, 25.-29.8.2014.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Panelist on Vocational Education and Innovation: Can the FTA boost Collabroative Innovation?, Sino Swiss Economic Forum "FTA - A New Chapter in Sino-Swiss Relations", Peking, 1.7.2014.

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Miriam Rinawi and Matthias Krapf), Labor Market Transitions after Layoffs: What is the Role of Occupational Specificity?, UZH Research Colloquium, Zurich, 27.5.2014.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Empirische Evidenz und Fragestellungen zum Thema Skill-Mix in Arbeitsmarkt und Bildung, Jacobs Foundation Klausur-Gespräch zu Schweizerischen Bildungsfragen: "Skill Mix in Arbeitsmarkt und Bildung", Zurich, 15.5.2014.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Success Story from the Leading House "Economics of Education": Firm Behaviour and Training Policies, Conference on VET Research 2014, Bern, 7.-8.5.2014.

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Vortrag, Brainstorming: Berufsbildung 2030 - fit für die Zukunft, Bern, 1.5.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter (with Katharina Jaik), Locus of Control and Educational Aspirations, International Conference on "The Economics of Study Choices", Marbach, 21.-23.9.2014.

Simone Balestra, Heterogeneous Returns to Education over Wage Distribution: Who Profits the Most?, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economics Association, Vancouver, 30.5.-1.6.2014.

Simone Balestra (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Heterogeneous Returns to Education over Wage Distribution: Who Profits the Most?, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Cologne, 19.-21.3.2014.

Simone Balestra (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Heterogeneous Returns to Education over Wage Distribution: Who Profits the Most?, Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss des Vereins für Sozialpolitik, Munich, 13.-14.3.2014.

Will Felps (with Ludo Waltman, Nees Jan van Eck and Johannes Meuer), Mapping the Management Discipline - A Bibliometric and Qualitative Synthesis, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, 2.-4.8.2014.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Shooting for the Stars and Failing: The Effect of College Dropout on Self-Esteem, UZH Business Economics Research Seminar, Zurich, 2.12.2014.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), College Dropout and Self-Esteem, International Conference on "The Economics of Study Choices", Marbach, 21.-23.9.2014.

Peter Höschler (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), College Dropout and Self-Esteem, Canadian Economics Association Annual Conference, Vancouver, 29.5.-1.6.2014.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), Locus of Control and Educational Aspirations, UZH-KOF Workshop, Zurich, 3.10.2014.

Simon Janssen, Centralized Wage Bargaining and Earnings Losses after Worker Displacement. Netzwerktreffen, Wolfsburg, 2.-4.4.2014.

Matthias Krapf, Parenthood and Productivity of Highly Skilled Labor: Evidence from the Groves of Academe. Society of Labor Economists, Arlington, VA, 2.-3.5.2014.

Matthias Krapf, Parenthood and Productivity of Highly Skilled Labor: Evidence from the Groves of Academe. Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Cologne, 19.-21.3.2014.

Matthias Krapf, Parenthood and Productivity of Highly Skilled Labor: Evidence From the Groves of Academe. American Economic Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, 3.-5.1.2014.

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta), Qualifying "Fit": The performance dynamics of firms' change tracks through success ideal types, 2. International QCA Expert Workshop, Zurich, 5.-7.11.2014.

Johannes Meuer, Integrating Innovation Systems, Research Seminar MTEC, Zurich, 29.9.2014.

Johannes Meuer (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Kerstin Pull and Marlies Kluike), Expatriation Strategies in the Adaptation of Employment Modes to Different Market Economies, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, 2.-4.8.2014.

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta), Exploring Firms Learning Through Adapting to and Dislodging from Organizational Forms, 30th EGOS Colloquium, Rotterdam, 3.-5.7.2014.

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Idiosyncrasies within and Interdependencies between Innovation Systems A mixed method approach, DRUID Society Conference, Copenhagen, 16.-18.6.2014.

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta), The performance dynamics of firms' change tracks through organizational configurations, CASS Research Seminar, London, 9.6.2014

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta), Qualifying "Fit": The Stability of Organizational Configurations and the Performance Dynamics of Change Tracks, JMS Conference - Managing Complexity Within and Across Organizational Boundaries, Cambridge, 24.-26.3.2014.

Johannes Meuer, Mixed-Methods in Innovation Studies, Seminar Talk School of Oriental and Asian Studies (SOAS), London, 19.3.2014

Curdin Pfister (with Simone Tuor Sartore and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Types of Educational Careers and Labor Market Outcomes, International Conference on "The Economics of Study Choices", Marbach, 21.-23.9.2014.

Miriam Rinawi (with Matthias Krapf and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Labor Market Transitions after Layoffs: What is the Role of Occupational Specificity?, International Conference on "The Economics of Study Choices", Marbach, 21.-23.9.2014.

Miriam Rinawi (with Matthias Krapf and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Does education save from harm? Occupational mobility after involuntary job loss, Spring Meeting of Young Economists, Vienna, 24.-26.4.2014.

Miriam Rinawi (with Matthias Krapf and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Labor Market Transitions after Involuntary Job Loss: What is the Role of Occupational Specificity?, Personnel Economics Colloquium, Cologne, 19.-21.3.2014.

Christian Rupietta (with Johannes Meuer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Vocational Education and Innovation Interdependencies, 30th EGOS Colloquium, Rotterdam, 3.-5.7.2014.

Christian Rupietta (with Johannes Meuer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Vocational Education and Innovation Interdependencies. Netzwerktreffen, Wolfsburg, 2.-4.4.2014.

Christian Rupietta (with Johannes Meuer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Vocational Education and Innovation Interdependencies, 17th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Cologne, 19.-21.3.2014.

2013

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Christian Rupietta), Apprenticeship training and innovation: a theoretical and empirical analysis of the advantages of dual education for innovation in firms. Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss im VfS, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, 14.-15.3.2013.

Stefan C. Wolter (with Mirjam Strupler Leiser, Felix Wenzelmann and Anika Jansen), The effect of labor market regulations on training behavior and quality: the German labor market reform as a natural experiment, 27th ESPE Conference, Aarhus, 12.-15.6.2013.

Stefan C. Wolter (with Mirjam Strupler Leiser, Felix Wenzelmann and Anika Jansen), The effect of labor market regulations on training behavior and quality: German Labor market reform as a natural experiment, International VET-Congress 2013, SFIVET Zollikofen, 13.-15.3.2013.

Simone Tuor Sartore, Types of Educational Careers: Determinants and Labor Market Outcomes, Workshop Vernetzung der SBFI-Projekte im Themenbereich der Nahtstellen I und II (Transitionsforschung), Bern, 25.10.2013.

Simone Tuor Sartore, Types of Educational Careers: Determinants and Labor Market Outcomes, Jacobs Foundation and the Swiss Leading House on the Economics of Education conference on "The Optimal Skill Mix for a Modern Economy", Marbach Castle, 13.-.14.9.2013.

Simone Tuor Sartore, Determinants and Labor Market Outcomes of Individual Educational Paths, Workshop Vernetzung der SBFI-Projekte im Themenbereich der Nahtstellen I und II (Transitionsforschung), Bern, 26.6.2013.

Simone Balestra, Heterogeneous Returns to Education over the Wage Distribution: Who Profits the Most?, Conference on perspectives on (un)employment, Nürnberg, 5.-6.12.2013.

Simone Balestra, Heterogeneous Returns to Education over the Wage Distribution: Who Profits the Most?, Conference on empirical research in economics of education, Reus, 3.-4.10.2013.

Simone Balestra (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Heterogeneous Returns to Education, Jacobs Foundation and the Swiss Leading House on the Economics of Education conference on "The Optimal Skill Mix for a Modern Economy", Marbach Castle, 12.-14.9.2013.

Simone Balestra, Heterogeneous Returns to Education over the Wage Distribution: Who Profits the Most?, Seminar on advanced topics in quantitative policy analysis, Stanford University, 21.5.2013.

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Co-existing innovation systems: A configurational and seemingly unrelated regression analysis in the Swiss economy, Jacobs Foundation and the Swiss Leading House on the Economics of Education conference on "The Optimal Skill Mix for a Modern Economy", Marbach Castle, 12.-14.9.2013.

Johannes Meuer, The Efficacy of China's ‘Going Global’ policy: A signaling perspective, 24th Conference Chinese Economic Association "Balancing China's Economy, Leiden, 30.8.2013.

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Co-existing innovation systems: A configurational and seemingly unrelated regression analysis in the Swiss economy, 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, QCA Professional Round Table Discussion - Advanced QCA Research, Lake Buena Vista (FL), 9.-12.8.2013.

Johannes Meuer, Understanding the Implicit Norms of Different Academy of Management Divisions, 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Orlando, 13.8.2013.

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta), Withstanding the test of time: An empirical examination of the durability of organizational forms, 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Orlando, 12.8.2013.

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta), Examining the durability of organizational forms, Organization Science and OMT Paper Development Workshop, Sabanci University, Istanbul, 18.6.2013.

Johannes Meuer (with Christian Rupietta), Mapping the implicit norms of management scholarship: A bibliographic approach, UZH Research Colloquium, Zurich, 30.4.2013.

Yvonne Oswald (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Learning for a bonus: How financial incentives interact with preferences, 16th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Tübingen, 20.-21.2.2013.

Miriam Rinawi (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Effect of Performance Pay on the Retention of Apprenticeship Graduates: Evidence from Panel Data, Jacobs Foundation and the Swiss Leading House on the Economics of Education conference on "The Optimal Skill Mix for a Modern Economy", Marbach Castle, 12.-14.9.2013.

Miriam Rinawi (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Should I stay or should I go? - The Effect of Performance Pay on the Retention of Apprenticeship Graduates, Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Düsseldorf, 4.-7.9.2013

Miriam Rinawi (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Effect of Performance Pay on the Retention of Apprenticeship Graduates: Evidence from Panel Data, 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Milan, 27.-29.6.2013.

Miriam Rinawi (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Should I stay or should I go? - The Effect of Performance Pay on the Retention of Apprenticeship Graduates, Netzwerktreffen, Davos, 6.-9.3.2013

Miriam Rinawi (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Should I stay or should I go? - The Effect of Performance Pay on the Retention of Apprenticeship Graduates, 16th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Tübingen, 20.-21.2.2013.

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), How to Combine Human Resource Management Systems and Human Capital Pools to Achieve Superior Innovation Performance, Workshop "The Impact of Human Resource Management: Empirical Analyses of Firms and Employees", Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, 22.-23.11.2013.

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), How to Combine Human Resource Management Systems and Human Capital Pools to Achieve Superior Innovation Performance, 11. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Empirische Personal‐ und Organisationsforschung, Munich, 7.-8.11.2013.

Christian Rupietta (with Johannes Meuer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Co-existing innovation systems: A configurational and seemingly unrelated regression analysis in the Swiss economy, International QCA Expert Workshop, ETH Zurich, 23.-24.10.2013.

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Apprenticeship training and innovation: a theoretical and empirical analysis of the advantages of dual education for innovation in firms, Jacobs Foundation and the Swiss Leading House on the Economics of Education conference on "The Optimal Skill Mix for a Modern Economy", Marbach Castle, 12.-14.9.2013.

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Apprenticeship training and innovation: a theoretical and empirical analysis of the advantages of dual education for innovation in firms, 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Milan, 27.-29.6.2013.

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), How do firms combine HRM practices and human capital portfolios to achieve high innovation performance?, Betriebswirtschaftliches Forschungskolloquium, University of Zurich, 23.4.2013.

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), How do firms combine HRM practices and human capital portfolios to achieve high innovation performance?, Netzwerktreffen, Davos, 6.-9.3.2013.

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), How do firms combine HRM practices and human capital portfolios to achieve high innovation performance?, 16th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Tübingen, 20.-21.2.2013.

Mirjam Strupler Leiser (with Stefan C. Wolter, Felix Wenzelmann and Anika Jansen), The effect of labor market regulations on training behavior and quality: the German labor market reform as a natural experiment, Journées d'Economie Publique Louis-André Gérard-Varet, Aix-en-Provence, 26.-28.6.2013.

Mirjam Strupler Leiser (with Stefan C. Wolter, Felix Wenzelmann and Anika Jansen), The effect of labor market regulations on training behavior and quality: the German labor market reform as a natural experiment, Engines for More and Better Jobs in Europe, SEEK, Mannheim, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), 25.-26.4.2013.

Mirjam Strupler Leiser, Kosten und Nutzen der beruflichen Grundbildung aus Sicht der Betriebe, Dritter Lernort Sozialbereich (DLS), Zürich, 22.4.2013.

Mirjam Strupler Leiser (with Stefan C. Wolter), More apprenticeship training place due to public procurement policy? International VET Congress, Zollikofen, Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training SVIVET, 14.-15.3.2013.

Mirjam Strupler Leiser (with Stefan C. Wolter, Felix Wenzelmann and Anika Jansen), The effect of labor market regulations on training behavior and quality: German Labor market reform as a natural experiment, 16th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Tübingen, 20.2.-21.2.2013.

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Marlies Kluike, Kerstin Pull and Martin Schneider), (Not) all roads lead to Rome – Configurations of flexibility types in rapidly changing U.S. subsidiaries in Germany, Switzerland, and the UK, 75. Wissenschaftliche Jahrestagung des VHB, University of Wuerzburg, 22.-25.5.2013.

2012

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Wohlstand sichern – Betriebe der Zukunft, Demografietagung im Bundeskanzleramt, Berlin, 24.5.2012.

Stefan Wolter, Research Seminar, Graduate School of Public Management, University of Ottawa, Ottawa

Stefan Wolter, Institute of Pathways for Prosperity Conference, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Boston

Stefan Wolter, Jahreskonferenz der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Bildungsforschung, Universität Bern

Samuel Mühlemann, Hiring Costs of Skilled Workers and the Supply of Firm-Provided Training, Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss im VfS, University of Zurich, Zurich, 27.1.2012

Simone N. Tuor (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Another Effect of Education: Educational Diversity and Workers' Pay, Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss im VfS, University of Zurich, Zurich, 27.-28.1.2012

Simone Balestra (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), When a door closes a window opens - Is that true? An investigation of involuntary separations in Switzerland, 15th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, 14.3.-16.3.2012

Simone Balestra (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), When a door closes a window opens - Is that true? An investigation of involuntary separations in Switzerland, Netzwerktreffen, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, 19.1.-21.1.2012

Yvonne Oswald (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Learning for a bonus: How financial incentives interact with preferences, VET Research Conference, Biel, 24.-25.10.2012

Yvonne Oswald (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Learning for a bonus: How financial incentives interact with preferences, Annual Meeting of the European Economic Association (EEA), Malaga, 27.-31.8.2012

Yvonne Oswald (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Learning for a bonus: How financial incentives interact with preferences, 24th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 28.-30.6.2012

Yvonne Oswald (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Learning for a bonus: How financial incentives interact with preferences, 74th Jahrestagung des Verbands der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft, Bolzano, 30.5.-2.6.2012

Yvonne Oswald (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Learning for a bonus: How financial incentives interact with preferences, Brown Bag Lunch Seminar (CEPA Higher Education Grad Student Group), Stanford University, 26.1.2012

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), High quality workplace training and innovation in highly developed countries, VET Research Conference, Biel, 24.-25.10.2012

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), High quality workplace training and innovation in highly developed countries, Canadian Economics Association (CEA), University of Calgary, 7.6.-10.6.2012

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), High quality workplace training and innovation in highly developed countries, UZH Business Research Seminar, University of Zurich, 29.5.2012

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Is apprenticeship training important for innovation in highly developed countries?, Spring Meeting of Young Economists (SMYE) 2012, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, 26.4.-28.4.2012

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Is apprenticeship training important for innovation in highly developed countries?, Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES) Annual Meeting 2012, University of Zurich, Zurich, 12.4.-13.4.2012

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Are apprenticeship-training firms more innovative than non-apprenticeship-training firms?, 15th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Paderborn, 14.3.-16.3.2012

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Are apprenticeship-training firms more innovative than non-apprenticeship-training firms?, Netzwerktreffen, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, 19.1.-21.1.2012

Mirjam Strupler, Swiss Society for Research in Education (SSRE) Conference, Berne

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), (Not) all roads lead to Rome-Human Resource Management configurations of radically innovative U.S. subsidiaries in Germany, Switzerland, and the UK, ILERA HRM study group meeting at the 16th ILERA World Congress in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2.-5.7.2012

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Institutions and their effect on the organizational structure of matched-pair engineering companies, 16th ILERA World Congress in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2.-5.7.2012

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), (Not) all roads lead to Rome-Human Resource Management configurations of radically innovative U.S. subsidiaries in Germany, Switzerland, and the UK, 24th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 28.-30.6.2012

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), How do companies adapt their organization to national institutions? Evidence from matched-pair engineering companies, 74th Jahrestagung des Verbands der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft, Bolzano, 30.5.-2.6.2012.

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), How do companies adapt their organization to national institutions? Evidence from matched-pair engineering companies., Netzwerktreffen, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, 19.1.-21.1.2012

2011

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Explaining the Gender Pay Gap Revisited. Kolloquium des Fachbereichs Wirtschaftswissenschaft, Tübingen, 29.6.2011

Stefan C. Wolter, Labour Market Effects of Vouchers for Adult Education, Forschungsseminar, Universität Trier, 24.1.2011

Stefan C. Wolter, Selektion in den Berufsschullehrerberuf, Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Universität Tübingen, 16.3.2011

Stefan C. Wolter, Labor Market Effects of Vouchers for Adult Education, Key-Note in Research Seminary an der Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 18.4. 2011

Stefan C. Wolter, Who should go to College?, Referat und an der University of California Los Angeles, 18.4.2011

Stefan C. Wolter, Der Nutzen randomisierter Experimente,Seminarveranstaltung des Leading Houses Bildungsökonomie und der Jacobs-Stiftung, Schloss Marbach, 13.5.2011

Stefan C. Wolter, Labour Market Effects of Vouchers for Adult Education, European Society for Population Economics, Hangzhou (China), 16.6.2011

Stefan C. Wolter, Monopsony Power, Pay Structure and Training, European Society for Population Economics, Hangzhou (China), 16.6.2011

Stefan C. Wolter, Monopsony Power, Pay Structure and Training, CESifo Area Conference Economics of Education, München, 3.9.2011

Stefan C. Wolter, The consequences of being different: Statistical discrimination and the school-to-work transition, European Conference on Educational Research, Berlin, 16.9.2011

Stefan C. Wolter, Labour Market Effects of Vouchers for Adult Education, European Association of Labour Economists, Cyprus, 23.9.2011

Stefan C. Wolter, Combining Training and Education - The Swiss Experience, Global HR Summit, Seoul, 3.11.2011

Samuel Mühlemann, Hiring Costs and the Supply of Training, 2nd Congress on Research in VET in Switzerland, Zollikofen, 25.3.2011

Simone N. Tuor (with Simon Janssen, Vitalie Stancov and Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Gender Pay Gap in Performance Pay, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Zurich, Zurich, 9.-11.2.2011

Regula Geel (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Career Entry and Success After Tertiary Vocational Education, VET Congress 2011, Bern/Zollikofen, 23.-25.3.2011

Regula Geel (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Career Entry and Success After Tertiary Vocational Education, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Zurich, Zurich, 9.-11.2.2011

Stefanie Hof, Self-Selection into Teaching in Vocational Education and Training (VET), 2nd Congress on Research in VET in Switzerland, Zollikofen, 24.3.2011

Stefanie Hof, Career Changers in Teaching Jobs. A Case Study Based on the Swiss Vocational Education System, European Conference on Educational Research, Berlin, 13.9.2011

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Occupational stereotypes, gender segregation and job satisfaction., EALE, Cyprus, 22.-24.9.2011

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Vitalie Stancov, Simone Tuor), Firms' Monopsony, Gender-Specific Preferences and the Gender Pay Gap Evidence from Multi-Establishment Firms. Zurich Workshop on Economics, Lucerne, 8.-10.9.2011

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Vitalie Stancov, Simone Tuor), Firms' Monopsony Gender-Specific Preferences and the Gender Pay Gap Evidence from Multi-Establishment Firms. Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Frankfurt, 4.-7.9.2011

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Occupational stereotypes, gender segregation and job satisfaction., Spring Meeting of Young Economists 2011, Groningen, 14.-16.4.2011

Simon Janssen (with Simone N. Tuor, Vitalie Stancov, and Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Gender Pay Gap and Performance Pay: Is there Room for Discrimination?, Netzwerktreffen, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, 31.3.-2.4.2011

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Wage Flexibility and Displacement Lossses, VET Congress 2011, Bern/Zollikofen, 23.-25.3.2011

Simon Janssen (with Philip Yang, Christian Pfeifer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), The short and long term consequences of early labor market transitions, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Zurich, Zurich, 9.-11.2.2011

Yvonne Oswald (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Simone N. Tuor), Part-Time Work and Employer-provided Training: Boon to Women and Bane to Men?, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Madrid, 23.-25.6.2011

Yvonne Oswald (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Simone N. Tuor), Part-Time Work and Employer-provided Training: Boon to Women and Bane to Men?, Betriebswirtschaftliches Forschungskolloquium, Zürich, 17.5.2011

Yvonne Oswald (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Simone N. Tuor), Part-Time Work and Employer-provided Training: Boon to Women and Bane to Men?, Netzwerktreffen, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, 31.3.-2.4.2011

Yvonne Oswald (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Simone N. Tuor), Part-Time Work and Employer-provided Training: Boon to Women and Bane to Men?, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Zurich, Zurich, 9.-11.2.2011

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Simone N. Tuor), Educational Spillovers at the Frim-Level: Separating Type and Level of Education, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Madrid, 23.-25.6.2011

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Simone N. Tuor), Educational Spillovers at the Frim-Level: Separating Type and Level of Education, Netzwerktreffen, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, 31.3.-2.4.2011

Christian Rupietta (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Simone N. Tuor), Educational Spillovers at the Frim-Level: Separating Type and Level of Education, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Zurich, Zurich, 9.-11.2.2011

Vitalie Stancov (with Simon Janssen, Simone N. Tuor and Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Gender Pay Gap and Performance Pay: Is there Room for Discrimination?, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Madrid, 23.-25.6.2011

Mirjam Strupler, Self-Selection into Teaching in Vocational Education and Training (VET), 2nd Congress on Research in VET in Switzerland, Zollikofen, 24.3.2011

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, P Ryan, K Wagner), Mobility and Internal Labor Markets in a Comparison of Matched-pair Engineering Companies in the U.S., Japan, Germany, and Switzerland. Industrial Relations in Europe Conference, Barcelona, 1.-2.9.2011

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Survival of matched-pair engineering companies in different institutional environments. Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio, 12.-16.8.2011

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, P Ryan, K Wagner), Mobility and Internal Labor Markets in a Comparison of Matched-pair Engineering Companies in the U.S., Japan, Germany, and Switzerland. 32th International Working Party on Labour Market Segmentation, Bamberg, 11.-13.7.2011

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Paul Ryan and Karin Wagner), Mobility and Internal Labor Markets in a Comparison of Matched-pair Engineering Companies in the U.S., Japan, Germany, and Switzerland., The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Madrid, 23.-25.6.2011

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Paul Ryan and Karin Wagner), Mobility and Internal Labor Markets in a Comparison of Matched-pair Engineering Companies in the U.S., Japan, Germany, and Switzerland., Netzwerktreffen, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, 31.3.-2.4.2011

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Paul Ryan and Karin Wagner), Varieties of Capitalism and its implications on the organizational structure in engineering plants in the USA, Switzerland, The UK and Germany, VET Congress 2011, Bern/Zollikofen, 23.-25.3.2011

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Paul Ryan and Karin Wagner), Varieties of Capitalism and its implications on the organizational structure in engineering plants in the USA, Switzerland, The UK and Germany, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Zurich, Zurich, 9.-11.2.2011

2010

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Der Beitrag der beruflichen Bildung zum Unternehmenserfolg, 56. IW Studiengespräch zur beruflichen Bildung, Budenheim, 3.5.2010

Stefan C. Wolter, Too far to go – a new look at the distance-to-university phenomena. European Society of Population Economics, Universität Essen, 10.6.2010

Stefan C. Wolter, A new look at the distance-to-university phenomena, Soziologisches Seminar der Universität Bern und ETH Zürich, Monte Verita, 10.6.2010

Stefan C. Wolter, A gift is not always a gift. European Economic Association, University of Glasgow, 24.8.2010

Stefan C. Wolter, The effects of being different. CESifo Economics of Education Network Meeting, München, 4.9.2010

Stefan C. Wolter, The Swiss Higher Professional Education System. Joint seminary OECD/KRIVET, Paris: OECD, 17.11.2010

Stefan C. Wolter, Labour market effects of adult education: results from a randomized field experiment with vouchers. Seminar des Leading House on the Economics of Education mit der Jacobs Stiftung, Schloss Marbach, 27.11.2010

Samuel Mühlemann, Hiring Costs and the Supply of Training, Royal Economic Society Conference, University of Surrey, 31.3.2010.

Samuel Mühlemann, IT Training Courses and Wage Growth - Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment, SOLE/EALE Third World Conference, University College London, 17.6.2010

Simone N. Tuor (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Earning From the Learning of Co-Workers - Knowledge Spillovers Within Work Groups, The 5th EARLY SIG Learning and Professional Development Conference, München, 25.-27.8.2010.

Simone N. Tuor (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), External Effects of Educational Diversity within Occupations, Academy of Management, Montreal, 6.-10.8.2010

Simone N. Tuor (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Earning From the Learning of Co-Workers - Knowledge Spillovers Within Work Groups, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Philadelphia, 24.-26.6.2010

Simone N. Tuor (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Earning From the Learning of Co-Workers - Knowledge Spillovers Within Work Groups, Betriebswirtschaftliches Forschungskolloquium, Zürich, 9.3.2010

Simone N. Tuor (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), External Effects of Educational Diversity within Firms – An Analysis of Returns to Co-Workers’ Education, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Trier, Trier, 2.-3.3.2010

Regula Geel (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Earning while Learning: Labor Market Returns to Student Employment during Tertiary Education, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Philadelphia, 24.-26.6.2010

Regula Geel (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Occupational Mobility Within and Between Skill Clusters: An Empirical Analysis Based on the Skill-Weights Approach, Tasks-Workshop, Nuremberg, 16.-18.5.2010

Regula Geel (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Earning while Learning: Labor Market Returns to Student Employment during Tertiary Education, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Trier, Trier, 2.-3.3.2010

Simon Janssen (with Philip Yang, Christian Pfeifer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), The short and long term consequences of early labor market transitions, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Philadelphia, 24.-26.6.2010

Simon Janssen (with Philip Yang, Christian Pfeifer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Traning Participation of an Aging Workforce in an Internal Labor Market, Betriebswirtschaftliches Forschungskolloquium, Zürich, 25.5.2010

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Skill Obsolescence, Vintage Effects and Changing Tasks, Netzwerktreffen, Tasks-Workshop, Nuremberg, 16.-18.5.2010

Simon Janssen (with Philip Yang, Christian Pfeifer and Uschi Backes-Gellner), The short and long term consequences of early labor market transitions, HUI Seminar, Wildhaus, 25.3.-26.3.2010

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Mobility and Long Term Career Perspectives of Apprentices, Netzwerktreffen, University of Zurich, Zurich, 18.-20.3.2010

Simon Janssen (with Christian Pfeifer, Philip Yang and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Traning Participation of an Aging Workforce, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Trier, Trier, 2.-3.3.2010

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Mobility and Long Term Career Perspectives of Apprentices, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Trier, Trier, 2.-3.3.2010

Jens Mohrenweiser (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Recruiting Apprenticeship Graduates, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Trier, Trier, 2.-3.3.2010

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Paul Ryan and Karin Wagner), Varieties of Capitalism and its implications on the organizational structure in engineering plants in the USA, Switzerland, the UK and Germany, Ökonomischer Workshop, Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, 8.12.2010

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Paul Ryan and Karin Wagner), Survive in different institutional environments - how do similar engineering companies act in different countries?, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Philadelphia, 24.-26.6.2010

Silvia Teuber (with Paul Ryan, Karin Wagner and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Apprentice Pay: Its Setting, Outcomes and Implications in Britain, Germany and Switzerland, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Philadelphia, 24.-26.6.2010

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner, Shiho Futagami, Paul Ryan and Karin Wagner), Institutionen und Training - ein internationaler Vergleich zwischen Deutschland, Schweiz, Grossbritannien, Japan und den USA, Netzwerktreffen, University of Zurich, Zurich, 18.-20.3.2010

2009

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Ageing in Organizations and the Impact of Age Diversity on Firm Productivity, International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA), Sydney, 24.-27.8.2009

Uschi Backes-Gellner (with Martin Schneider and Stephan Veen), The Effects of Ageing on Organizational Performance: a Trade-off between Quantity and Quality, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Vienna, Vienna, 5.-6.3.2009

Stefan C. Wolter (with Dolores Messer), Money matters – Evidence from a large scale randomized field experiment with vouchers for adult education, European Educational Research Association, University of Vienna, Vienna, 28.-30.9.2009

Stefan C. Wolter (with Dolores Messer), Money matters – Evidence from a large scale randomized field experiment with vouchers for adult education, European Economic Association, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, 24.-27.8.2009

Stefan C. Wolter (with Dolores Messer), Money matters – Evidence from a large scale randomized field experiment with vouchers for adult education, ESPE Conference, University of Seville, Seville, 10.-13.6.2009

Stefan C. Wolter (with Dolores Messer), Money matters – Evidence from a large scale randomized field experiment with vouchers for adult education, Journées de la Microéconomie Appliqué, Université de Dijon, Dijon, 4.-6.6.2009

Stefan C. Wolter (with Dolores Messer), Money matters – Evidence from a large scale randomized field experiment with vouchers for adult education, IZA/SOLE Meeting, Ammersee, 28.-30.5.2009

Stefan C. Wolter, Are the Elderly a Threat to Educational Expenditures?, Invited Lecture Ontario Institute of Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, 5.3.2009

Samuel Mühlemann (with Marc Blatter and Samuel Schenker), Hiring Costs and the Firm’s Supply of Training, European Association of Labour Economists (EALE), Tallinn, 10.-12.9.2009

Samuel Mühlemann (with Harald Pfeifer, Felix Wenzelmann, Günter Walden and Stefan C. Wolter), Labor Market Regulations and Their Impact on Employer-Provided Training, 1. Schweizer Berufsbildungskongress, Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung, Zollikofen, 25.-27.3.2009

Simone N. Tuor (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Time – Even More Costly Than Money: Training Costs of Workers and Firms, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Vienna, Vienna, 5.-6.3.2009

Simone N. Tuor (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Time – Even More Costly Than Money: Training Costs of Workers and Firms, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Paris, 16.-18.7.2009

Simone N. Tuor (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Time – Even More Costly Than Money: Training Costs of Workers and Firms, Research Colloquium on Business Economics, University of Zurich, Zurich, 3.3.2009

Simone N. Tuor (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Risk-Return Trade-Offs to Different Educational Paths: Vocational, Academic and Mixed, 1. Schweizer Berufsbildungskongress, Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung, Zollikofen, 25.-27.3.2009

Simone N. Tuor, Time - Even More Costly Than Money: Training Costs of Workers and Firms, European Association of Labor Economists (EALE), Annual Conference, Tallinn, 10.-12.09.2009

Donata Bessey (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Marijuana consumption, educational outcomes, and labor market success, European Economic Association, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, 24.-27.8.2009

Donata Bessey (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Marijuana consumption, educational outcomes, and labor market success, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Paris, 16.-18.7.2009

Regula Geel (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Occupational Mobility Within and Between Skill Clusters: An Empirical Analysis Based on the Skill-Weights Approach, Netzwerktreffen, University of Trier, Trier, 22.-24.1.2009

Regula Geel (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Occupational Mobility Within and Between Skill Clusters: An Empirical Analysis Based on the Skill-Weights Approach, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Paris, 16.-18.7.2009

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), What difference do beliefs make? An empirical analysis of the gender-wage gap, Challenges for Anaylsis of the Economy Business and Social Progress, Szeged, 19.-21.11.2009

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), What difference do beliefs make? An empirical analysis of the gender-wage gap, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Paris, 16.-18.7.2009

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Skill Obsolescence, Vintage Effects and Changing Tasks, 1. Schweizer Berufsbildungskongress, Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung, Zollikofen, 25.-27.3.2009

Simon Janssen (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), What difference do beliefs make? An empirical analysis of the gender-wage gap, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Vienna, Vienna, 5.-6.3.2009

Dolores Messer (with Stefan C. Wolter), Money matters – Evidence from a large scale randomized field experiment with vouchers for adult education, 1. Schweizer Berufsbildungskongress, Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung, Zollikofen, 25.-27.3.2009

Jens Mohrenweiser (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Paul Marginson), What triggers the Establishment of a Works Council?, European Association of Labor Economists (EALE), Annual Conference, Tallinn, 10.-12.09.2009

Jens Mohrenweiser (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Paul Marginson), What triggers the Establishment of a Works Council?, International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA), Sydney, 24.-27.8.2009

Jens Mohrenweiser (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), The Effectiveness of Co-Determination Laws - the Case of Paid Leave of Absence of German Works Councillors, The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), Paris, 16.-18.7.2009

Jens Mohrenweiser (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Paul Marginson), What triggers the Establishment of a Works Council?, British Universities Industrial Relations Association (BUIRA), Cardiff, 2.-4.7.2009

Jens Mohrenweiser (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Paul Marginson), What triggers the Establishment of a Works Council?, IZA Summer-School, Ammersee, 27.4.-03.5.2009

Jens Mohrenweiser (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Paul Marginson), What triggers the Establishment of a Works Council?, HUI Seminar, Weggis, 23.-24.4.2009

Jens Mohrenweiser (with Thomas Zwick), Complementarities between apprenticeship training and firm sponsored continuing training?, 1. Schweizer Berufsbildungskongress, Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung, Zollikofen, 25.-27.3.2009

Jens Mohrenweiser (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Paul Marginson), What Triggers the Establishment of a Works Council?, Colloquium on Personnel Economics, University of Vienna, Vienna, 5.-6.3.2009

Jens Mohrenweiser (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Die Bedeutung innerbetrieblicher Beziehungen bei der Freistellung von Betriebsräten, Netzwerktreffen, University of Trier, Trier, 22.-24.1.2009

Jens Mohrenweiser (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Thomas Zwick), Die Einbettung der Ausbildung in die HRM Strategie. Die Ausbildungsentscheidung von Betrieben - Ökonomische Forschungsansätze und Analysen, Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung (BIBB), Bonn, 23.-24.9.2009

Silvia Teuber (with Paul Ryan, Karin Wagner and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Financial attributes of apprenticeship training in Germany, Great Britain and Switzerland, MIT/Harvard Workshop, Cambridge, 21.10.2009

Silvia Teuber (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Entrepreneurship and Youth. Does the entrepreneurial intention of pupils change over time?, Netzwerktreffen, University of Trier, Trier, 22.-24.1.2009

Johannes Mure (with Uschi Backes-Gellner and Regula Geel), German apprenticeship training and the skill weights approach - An empirical analysis, 1. Schweizer Berufsbildungskongress, Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung, Zollikofen, 25.-27.3.2009

Harald Pfeifer (with Samuel Mühlemann, Felix Wenzelmann, Günter Walden and Stefan C. Wolter), Labor Market Regulations and Their Impact on Employer-Provided Training, European Association of Labour Economists (EALE), Tallinn, 10.-12.9.2009

Harald Pfeifer (with Samuel Mühlemann, Felix Wenzelmann, Günter Walden and Stefan C. Wolter), Labor Market Regulations and Their Impact on Employer-Provided Training, ESPE Conference, University of Seville, Seville, 10.-13.6.2009