Conference Presentations

2020

Stefan C. Wolter, Alle an die Uni – macht das Sinn?, Referat vor der Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz, 14.02.2020. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Berufsbildungssysteme im Wandel – wie können Daten helfen?, Keynote an der Abschlussveranstaltung der Baden-Württemberg Stiftung, Stuttgart, 29.01.2020.

Stefan C. Wolter, Effizienz im Schweizer Bildungswesen, Referat vor der Fachkonferenz der Schweizerischen Hochschulkonferenz, Bern, 01/2020.

Stefan C. Wolter, Lessons for apprenticeship policy: what does research tell us?, Seminar at the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth, London School of Economics, London, 01/2020. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Success in Apprenticeship – The Role of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills, Research Seminar at the Centre for Vocational Education Research (CVER), London School of Economics, London, 15.01.2020. 

Christian Eggenberger (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), IT Skills, Occupation Specificity, and Job Separations, 82. Jahrestagung des Verbands der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft (VHB), Frankfurt (held in digital form due to Corona), 17.-20.03.2020. 

Christian Eggenberger (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), IT Skills, Occupation Specificity, and Job Separations, DIGECON 2020 Workshop, Tel Aviv, 29.02. – 02.03.2020. 

Fabienne Kiener (with Ann-Sophie Gnehm, Simon Clematide and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Skills in Curricula and Labor Market Outcomes, Netzwerktreffen 2020, Ammersee, 07.-09.05.2020 (cancelled due to Corona). 

Fabienne Kiener (with Ann-Sophie Gnehm, Simon Clematide and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Skills in Curricula and Labor Market Outcomes, LH-KOF Workshop, Bern, 03.03.2020. 

Patrick Lehnert (with Michael Niederberger and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Proxying Economic Activity with Daytime Satellite Imagery: Filling Data Gaps Across Time and Space, 13th RSAI World Congress, Marrakech, 02.-05.06.2020 (cancelled due to Corona).

Patrick Lehnert (with Michael Niederberger and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Proxying Economic Activity with Daytime Satellite Imagery: Filling Data Gaps Across Time and Space, Netzwerktreffen 2020, Ammersee, 07.-09.05.2020 (cancelled due to Corona).

Patrick Lehnert (with Michael Niederberger and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Proxying Economic Activity with Daytime Satellite Imagery: Filling Data Gaps Across Time and Space, 23rd Colloquium on Personnel Economics, London, 02.-03.04.2020 (cancelled due to Corona). 

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, 82. Jahrestagung des Verbands der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft (VHB), Frankfurt (held in digital form due to Corona), 17.-20.03.2020. 

Patricia Pálffy (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Social Norms and Occupational Choices in VET, SASE Annual Conference 2020, Amsterdam, 18.-20.07.2020, (held in digital form due to Corona).

Patricia Pálffy (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Social Norms and Occupational Choices in VET, Netzwerktreffen 2020, Ammersee, 07.-09.05.2020 (cancelled due to Corona).

Tobias Schlegel (with Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner), Tertiary Vocational Education Expansion and Regional Firm Development, In: 23rd Colloquium on Personnel Economics, London, 02.-03.04.2020 (cancelled due to Corona).

Tobias Schultheiss (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Do education updates bring new technologies into jobs? Evidence from training curricula, SASE Annual Conference 2020, Amsterdam, 18.-20.07.2020, (held in digital form due to Corona).

Tobias Schultheiss (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Do education updates bring new technologies into jobs? Evidence from training curricula, Netzwerktreffen 2020, Ammersee, 07.-09.05.2020 (cancelled due to Corona).

Tobias Schultheiss (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Do education updates bring new technologies into jobs? Evidence from training curricula, 23rd Colloquium on Personnel Economics, London, 02.-03.04.2020 (cancelled due to Corona). 

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 Economics of Education Commission of the German Economic Association (Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss der Verein fuer Socialpolitik), Vienna, 26.-28.02.2020. 

2019

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Innovation: Empirical Results and Lessons from Dual-VET in Switzerland (and Germany). Keynote to the Centre for Vocational Education Research (CVER) Conference, London, 12.-13.09.2019. 

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.

Stefan C. Wolter, The Economics of Apprenticeship Training. Lessons learnt from cost-benefit surveys and simulations, GIZ, Brussels, 10.12.2019.

Stefan C. Wolter, The Economics of Apprenticeship Training. Lessons learnt from cost-benefit surveys and simulations, Fundacion Bertelsmann, Madrid, 11/2019.

Stefan C. Wolter, 95-Prozent Ziel – wie erreichen wir es? Keynote an der Jahrestagung der Schweizerischen Berufsbildungsämterkonferenz, Zug, 10/2019.

Stefan C. Wolter, Zusammenspiel von Wissenschaft und Statistik in der Bildungsberichterstattung, Keynote beim Liechtenstein Institut, Liechtenstein, 04.09.2019. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Local Norms Describing the Role of the State and the Private Provision of Training, CESifo Economcis of Education Conference, München, 30.-31.08.2019.

Stefan C. Wolter, Local Norms Describing the Role of the State and the Private Provision of Training. 34th Annual Conference of the European Economic Association, Manchester, 26.-30.08.2019.

Stefan C. Wolter, Gender, Willingness to Compete and Career Choices along the Whole Ability Distribution, Forschungsseminar an der Universität St. Gallen, St. Gallen, 02.05.2019. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Zusammenspiel von Wissenschaft und Statistik in der Bildungsberichterstattung, Keynote beim Deutschsprachigen CERI Seminar, Potsdam, 18.-20.03.2019.

Stefan C. Wolter, Same Scores But Different Skills? Educational Success After Private Tutoring, Jahrestagung Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss im Verein für Socialpolitik, 07.-08.03.2019.

Aurélien Abrassart (with Stefan C. Wolter), Investigating the image deficit of VET: occupational prestige ranking depending on the type of education and the skill content of occupations, 6th Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET), Bern/Zollikofen, 04.-06.03.2019.

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.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), From Dreams to Reality: Market Forces and Changes from Occupational Intention to Occupational Choice, 6th Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET), Bern/Zollikofen, 04.-06.03.2019.

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, 2nd BIBB Conference, Siegburg, 7.-8. November 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.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefanie Hof and Stefan C. Wolter), Same Scores but Different Skills? Educational Success After Private Tutoring, LESE conference, Lisbon, 24.-25.01.2019.

2018

Uschi Backes-Gellner, Understanding the Swiss Education System and its Returns for Companies, State, Individuum, Innovation, "Jobs for the Future"-Seminar JFF Foundation, Boston, 28.11.2018. 

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.

Stefan C. Wolter, Apprenticeship training in Italy – a cost-effective model for firms?, Paneldiscussion and presentation of the study at the premises of Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini, Milan, 05.11.2018. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost-Benefit of Apprenticeship Training, Referat vor US Congressional Staffers, PHZH, Zürich, 31.10.2018. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Gender, Willingness to Compete and Career Choices along the whole Ability Distribution, Key note at the national Leading Houses Conference, EPFL, Lausanne, 10.10.2018.

Stefan C. Wolter, Gender, Willingness to Compete and Career Choices along the whole Ability Distribution, Research Seminar of the Jacobs Centre for Youth Development, Universität Zürich, Zürich, 05.10.2018. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Gender, Willingness to Compete and Career Choices along the whole Ability Distribution, 35èmes Journées de la Microéconomie Appliqué, Bordeaux, 08.06.2018. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Drop-Outs an Universitäten, Presentation for the expert commission on education statistics of the Federal Statistical Office, Neuenburg, 23.04.2018. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Apprenticeship training in England – a cost-effective model for firms?, Presentation of the study at the conference centre of J.P Morgan, London, 06.04.2018.

Stefan C. Wolter, Was denkt die Schweizer Bevölkerung über das Bildungswesen?, Invited talk for the Economics Alumni Organisation of the University of Basel, Basel, 01.03.2018. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Swiss Apprenticeship System, Talk for members of the management board of the Institute for Apprenticeship, London, 25.01.2018. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Gender, Willingness to Compete and Career Choices along the Whole Ability Distribution, Invited talk at the CVER Seminar at the London School of Economics, London, 24.01.2018.

Stefan C. Wolter, Was denkt die Schweizer Bevölkerung über das Bildungswesen?, Talk at the Rotary Club Zurich, Zürich, 12.01.2018.

Aurélien Abrassart (with Stefan C. Wolter), Contestation of the social order depending on political orientation and party choice: evidence from a survey of public opinion in Switzerland, Fragile Europe, 5th Interim Conference of the Political Sociology Research Network 32 of the European Sociological Association, Prague, 02.-03.11.2018.

Aurélien Abrassart (with Stefan C. Wolter), Contestation of the social order depending on political orientation and party choice: evidence from a survey of public opinion in Switzerland, Poster presentation at the ECSR 2018 Conference, Paris, 29.-31.10.2018.

Aurélien Abrassart (with Stefan C. Wolter), Contestation of the social order depending on political orientation and party choice: evidence from a survey of public opinion in Switzerland, Poster presentation at the Berufsbildungsforschungskongress "Technologischer Fortschritt und berufliche Bildung", EPFL, Lausanne, 10.-11.10.2018.

Aurélien Abrassart (with Bruno Palier), Understanding the movement of workers along the occupational structure following structural changes: application to the French case, ECSR 2018 Conference, Paris, 29.-31.10.2018.

Aurélien Abrassart (with Stefan C. Wolter), Do adult immigrants prefer academic to vocational education? Evidence from a survey of public opinion in Switzerland, ECPR General Conference, Hamburg, 22.-25.08.2018. 

Aurélien Abrassart (with Stefan C. Wolter), Which jobs are desirable? Occupational prestige ranking depending on the skill content of occupations. What Makes a Job Good or Bad? Standards of Good Work Revisited, Seminar at the IUC Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, 03.-07.04.2018.

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.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), From Dreams to Reality: Market Forces and Changes from Occupational Intention to Occupational Choice, Berufsbildungsforschungskongress "Technologischer Fortschritt und berufliche Bildung", EPFL, Lausanne, 10.-11.10.2018.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), From Dreams to Reality: Market Forces and Changes from Occupational Intention to Occupational Choice, Jahrestagung Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss im Verein für Socialpolitik, Bern, 15.-16.03.2018.

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.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefan C. Wolter), The native-migrant gap in progressing into and through upper-secondary education, Berufsbildungsforschungskongress "Technologischer Fortschritt und berufliche Bildung", EPFL, Lausanne, 10.-11.10.2018.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefan C. Wolter), Does it matter how you reach your competence level? Educational success after private tutoring, Research seminar at CPB, The Haague, 04.09.2018.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefan C. Wolter), The native-migrant gap in progressing into and through upper-secondary education, EALE, Lyon, 13-15.09.2018. 

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefan C. Wolter), The native-migrant gap in progressing into and through upper-secondary education, SSES Annual Congress, St. Gallen, 14.-15.06.2018.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefan C. Wolter), The native-migrant gap in progressing into and through upper-secondary education, Maastricht University Workshop in Economics, Maastricht, 05/2018.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefan C. Wolter), The native-migrant gap in progressing into and through upper-secondary education, DFG conference on “Demographics, Immigration, and the Labor Market”, Nuernberg, 06.-07.04.2018.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefan C. Wolter), The native-migrant gap in progressing into and through upper-secondary education, 8th ifo Dresden Workshop on Labour Economics and Social Policy, Dresden, 22.-23.03.2018.

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.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and benefits of apprenticeship training from the perspective of firms, Referat vor einer Delegation des Governors des Staates Washington State, Bern, 07.11.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, A comparative view of education reports in 6 countries, Impulsreferat am Seminar des Consortiums of Institutions for Research in Education in Europe, Edinburgh, 30.10.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, Simulations of Cost and benefits of apprenticeship training for Italian firms, Referat bei der Fondazione Brodolini, Rom, 20.10.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, STEM and gender or why it is so difficult to get girls into math-intensive careers?, Keynote zur Jubiläumsveranstaltung "60 Jahre Institut für angewandte Wirtschaftsforschung an der Universität Tübingen", Tübingen, 25.09.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, La qualité de la recherche en éducation face à la pression et l'instrumentalisation des médias, Referat an der COCRE, Neuenburg, 22.09.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, Keynote am Symposium zum 100. Geburtstag der A.V. Amicitia, HSG, St. Gallen, 01.09.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, Simulations of Cost and benefits of apprenticeship training for English firms, Referat bei der J.P. Morgan Foundation, London, 26.07.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, Der Einfluss der Digitalisierung auf das Bildungswesen, Referat am PolitTalk Digitales Zürich, PH Zürich, 04.07.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, Gender, competitiveness and career choices along the whole ability distribution, Forschungsseminar an der University of Bath, Bath, 14.06.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, Studienabbrüche an universitären Hochschulen, Referat vor dem Schweizer Hochschulrat, Bern, 19.05.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, VET in Switzerland, Studientag für eine Professorengruppe der Norwegian Business School, Bern, 02.02.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, Studienfachwahl – Fragestellungen für die Schweiz, Impulsreferat an einer Tagung für Gymnasialrektorinnen und Gymnasialrektoren des Kantons Zürich, Zürich, 01.02.2017.

Stefan C. Wolter, Thesen und Fragestellungen zur Weiterbildung, Referat an der Rive Reine Tagung, Vevey, 23.01.2017.

Aurélien Abrassart (with Stefan C. Wolter), A question of perspective: occupational prestige ranking by educational requirements and individual educational attainment, Labour Market Colloquium, IDHEAP, Lausanne, 12.12.2017.

Aurélien Abrassart (with Stefan C. Wolter), A question of perspective: occupational prestige ranking by educational requirements and individual educational attainment, UZH-UB-KOF Workshop, Bern, 05.10.2017.

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.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), From dreams to reality: Market realities and changes in occupational choices, UZH-UB-KOF Workshop, Bern, 05.10.2017.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), Lost in Transition: Locus of Control and the Delay of Educational Decisions, 3rd International Conference on Transitions in Youth, Young Adulthood and Beyond, Bern, 29.-30.09.2017.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), Poster: Lost in Transition: Locus of Control and the Delay of Educational Decisions, 8th International Workshop on Applied Economics of Education (IWAEE), Catanzaro, 18.-20.06.2017.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), Lost in Transition: Locus of Control and the Delay of Educational Decisions, 4th Interdisciplinary (Post)Doc-Colloquium on “Transitions from School to Work”, Solothurn, 04.-05.05.2017. 

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), Lost in Transition: Locus of Control and the Delay of Educational Decisions, 5th Congress on Research in Vocational Education and Training, Bern/Zollikofen, 14.-16.03.2017.

Katharina Jaik (with Stefan C. Wolter), Lost in Transition: The influence of Locus of Control on delaying educational decisions, 20th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Zurich, 01.-03.02.2017.

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.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefan C. Wolter), The Impact of Private Tutoring in Compulsory School on Success in Selective Upper Secondary Education, UZH-UB-KOF Workshop, Bern, 05.10.2017.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefan C. Wolter), The native-migrant gap in progressing into and through upper-secondary education, 3rd International Conference on Transitions in Youth, Young Adulthood and Beyond, Bern, 29.-30.09.2017.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefan C. Wolter), The native-migrant gap in progressing into and through upper-secondary education, CVER Conference, London, 11.-12.09.2017.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Stefan C. Wolter), The migration gap in delaying upper secondary education, UZH-UB-KOF Workshop, Zürich, 07.03.2017.

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.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and Benefits of Apprenticeship Training, Referat vor einer Delegation des Governors des Staates Colorado, ETH Zürich, 25.10.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, Bildungsökonomische Gedanken zur Zukunft der Bildung, Referat vor der Bildungskommission des Kantons Zug, Zug, 20.09.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, What do 15 years of Costs and Benefits Research of Vocational Education and Training in Switzerland tell us?, Invited Keynote at the first CVET Conference, London School of Economics, London, 06.09.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, The more, the better? The Influence of more Instruction time on PISA Results, Annual meeting of the European Economic Association, Genf, 25.08.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, Lohnt sich Weiterbildung?, Basler Versicherungsverband, Basel, 14.06.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, Gut ist nicht gut genug, Radiointerview zu Nachhilfeunterricht für Radio SRF2 „Kontext“, 06.06.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, Wo kann man, wo soll man sparen in der Bildung?, Referat vor der Bildungskommission der Handelskammer beider Basel, Basel, 06.06.2019.

Stefan C. Wolter, Adäquanz – Passung zwischen Studium und Arbeitsmarkt, Referat an Weiterbildungsveranstaltung für Berufs-, Studien- und Laufbahnberater/innen (SDBB), Zürich, 02.06.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, The more, the better? Can more instruction time help students in their transition into apprenticeship and the labor market?, Keynote am Economics of Education Workshop, Universität Trondheim, Trondheim, 29.05.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, Vocational Education and Training – The Swiss Experiences, Invited Keynote at the Annual meeting of Polytechnics Canada, Toronto, 12.05.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, Costs and Benefits of Apprenticeship Training from the Perspective of Firms, Referat vor Kader des Federal Ministry “Employment and Social Development Canada”, Ottawa, 11.05.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, Framing Experiments in Public Opinion Surveys on Education – Findings from Switzerland, Invited research lecture, University of Ottawa, Graduate school of Public Administration, Ottawa, 10.05.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, 10 Years of Public Opinion Surveys on Education in Switzerland, Kennedy School, Harvard University, Boston, 06.05.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, Die „Ökonomie“ der Studienfachwahl, Referat an der Sitzung der Schweizerischen Mittelschulämterkonferenz (SMAK), Bern, 15.03.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, The more, the better? The Influence of more Instruction time on PISA Results Referat am Jahreskongress der Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF), Berlin, 11.03.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, Vom Berufswunsch zur Berufswahl, Referat an der Impulstagung von ICT Berufsbildung, Solothurn, 02.03.2016.

Stefan C. Wolter, The more, the better? The Influence of more Instruction time on PISA Results, Invited research lecture, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, 23.02.2016.
Stefan C. Wolter, Sparen in der Bildung aber wo?, Radiodiskussion “Forum” auf SRF 1, 28.01.2016.

Simone Balestra (with Uschi Backes-Gellner), Heterogeneous Effects of Class Size and Teacher Aide - Why We Should Go Beyond Traditional (Average) Results, APPAM Fall Research Conference, Washington, 3.-5.11.2016.

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.

Maria Zumbuehl, Poster: Stability of risk attitudes and media coverage of economic news, International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference, Berlin 22.-23.06.2016.

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.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and Benefit of Apprenticeship Training: Simulations for Spanish Firms”, Referat an einer Veranstaltung der Bertelsmann Stiftung, Brüssel, 10.11.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Was denkt die Schweizer Bevölkerung zu Bildungsfragen, Referat an der Jahresversammlung der EDK, Kloster Ittingen, 30.10.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Apprenticeship Training in Spain – A Cost Effective Model for Firms?, Keynote an der Auftaktveranstaltung der Allianza por la Formacion Dual, Palma de Mallorca, 20.10.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Was denkt die Schweizer Bevölkerung zu Bildungsfragen, Referat an der Jahresversammlung der Departementssekretärenkonferenz der EDK, Zürich, 15.10.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Öffentliche Meinung und politische Reformen – Ein Blick von aussen, Keynote am Bildungspolitischen Forum des Leibniz Forschungsverbundes Bildungspotentiale, Berlin, 01.10.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Bilden wir die richtigen Fachkräfte aus?, Referat am Forum Universität-Gesellschaft, Universität Bern, 15.09.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and benefit of apprenticeship training from the perspective of firms, Referat vor einer australischen Delegation, Staatsekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Bern, 08.09.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Is apprenticeship a recipe against youth unemployment?, Podiumsveranstaltung der Délégation Suisse auprès de l’Union Européenne, Brussels, 14.07.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, What can we learn from cost-benefit analyses on apprenticeship?, Keynote at the meeting of the Trans-Atlantic Technology and Training Alliance (TA3), Belfast, 08.06.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, „Skill mix“, das Bildungserfolgsrezept für die Schweizer Wirtschaft, Referat zur Eröffnung der Schweizer Textilfachschule, Zürich, 28.05.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Weiterbildungserträge – so wichtig und so schwer zu messen, Keynote an der STAPA des Berufsbildungsverbandes der Versicherungswirtschaft, Zürich, 29.04.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Wie gut sind Gymnasiasten auf die Universität vorbereitet?, Keynote at the Public Seminar „Gymnasien-Hochschulen des Kantons Bern“, Universität Bern, 27.03.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Die Schweizer Berufsbildung, Bildungspolitisches Panel bei der Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Berlin, 11.03.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Neue Erkenntnisse mit PISA Längsschnitten schaffen, Skyline Lecture, TUM School of Education, München, 04.03.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and Benefit of apprenticeship training from the perspective of firms - the case of the hotel sector, Lecture at the Workshop for HR Managers of the Spanish Hotel Sector, Fundacion Bertelsmann, Barcelona, 26.02.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and Benefit of apprenticeship training from the perspective of firms - the case of the banking sector, Lecture at the Workshop for HR Managers of the Spanish Banking Industry, Fundacion Bertelsmann, Barcelona, 26.02.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and Benefit of apprenticeship training from the perspective of firms - the case of the chemical sector, Lecture at the Workshop for HR Managers of the Spanish Chemical Industry, Cluster of the Chemical Industry, Tarragona, 25.02.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and Benefit of apprenticeship training from the perspective of firms - the case of the olive oil industry, Lecture at the Workshop for HR Managers of the Spanish Olive Oil Producers, Borges Blanques, 25.02.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and Benefit of apprenticeship training from the perspective of firms - the case of the automobile industry, Lecture at the Workshop for HR Managers of the Spanish Automobile Industry, Fundacion Bertelsmann, Barcelona, 24.02.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and Benefit of apprenticeship training from the perspective of firms - the case of the retail sector, Lecture at the Workshop for HR Managers of the Spanish Retail Industry, Fundacion Bertelsmann, Barcelona, 24.02.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Le passage formation universitaire – emploi en Suisse, Lecture at the débat public: Le passage Formation-Emploi, Université de Fribourg, 19.02.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Lohnt sich Weiterbildung, Referat für die interne Bildungsmesse für Mitarbeitende von Swiss Life, Zürich, 17.02.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Competitiveness, Locus of Control and Educational Intentions, invited “Applied Microeconomics” lecture, DIW, Berlin, 13.02.2015.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and Benefit of apprenticeship training from the perspective of firms, Meeting of Spanish CEO’s, Fundacion Bertelsmann, Barcelona, 02.02.2015.

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, BIBB Economics of VET, 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.

Maria Zumbuehl (with Franziska Tausch), A model of negative reciprocity on relationship formation, European Society for Population Economics (ESPE), Izmir, 17.-20.06.2015.

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, Berufsbildung, Keynote an einer parlamentarischen Enquete im Bundesrat der Republik Österrreich, Wien, 17.12.2014. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Costs and Benefits of Apprenticeship Training, Referat vor einer südafrikanischen Delegation zu Besuch in der Schweiz, SBFI, Bern, 08.12.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Skill Mix, Vollversammlung der Berufsschullehrpersonen des Kantons Zürich, Zürich, 20.11.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Bildungsgutscheine für Weiterbildung, Stiftung Erwachsenenbildung Liechtenstein, Vaduz, 18.11.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Bildungsökonomie und ihr Nutzen für die Arbeit eines Amtes für die Volksschule, Kaderanlass des Amtes für Volksschule des Kantons Thurgau, Weinfelden, 06.11.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Costs and Benefits of Apprenticeship Training, Referat vor einer US Delegation zu Besuch in der Schweiz, EHB Zollikofen, 14.10.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Costs and Benefits of Apprenticeship Training, Keynote Employers Breakfast, Belfast, 30.09.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, 5 Ingredients for a Successful Apprenticeship Training, Lunch Seminar of the Department of Employment of Northern Ireland, Belfast, 29.09.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Ist der Lehrstellenmarkt wirklich ein Markt?, Keynote an der Jahrestagung der DGfE Sektion Berufs- und Wirtschaftspädagogik, Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch-Gmünd, Schwäbisch-Gmünd, 25.09.2014. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Locus of Control and Study Choices, International Conference on the Economics of Study Choices, Schloss Marbach, 22.09.2014. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Costs and Benefits of Apprenticeship Training, Keynote, International VET-Conference, Winterthur, 16.09.2014. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Collective Skill Formation – An Economists View, European Conference on Educational Research, University of Porto, 04.09.2014. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Skill mix, Mitarbeiteranlass des Generalsekretariates der EDK, Bern, 18.08.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Globales Interesse an Berufsbildung - Renaissance oder nur Verzweiflung?, Keynote, Swissmem Industrietag, Messe Zürich, Zürich, 02.07.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Kompetenzmessungen und ihre Bedeutung für die Bildungsökonomie, Keynote, Jahreskongress der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Bildungsforschung, Pädagogische Hochschule Luzern, 24.06.2014. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Internationalisierung und Berufsbildung, Berufsbildungsamt des Kantons Zug, 16.06.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, The Swiss Education System, Referat vor einer japanischen Mediendelegation, Präsenz Schweiz, Universität Bern, 10.06.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and Benefit of Apprenticeship Training, Delegation visit from Latvia, Universität Bern, 06.05.2014. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Skill Mix – Making more of our Skill (systems), Scottish Council for Development and Industry Forum, Royal Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh, 02.05.2014. 

Stefan C. Wolter, Competitiveness, Locus of Control and Educational Intentions, invited LEAD lecture, Universität Tübingen, 29.04.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Weiterbildungsfinanzierung und Bildungsgutscheine, Mitarbeiterveranstaltung der KfW Bankengruppe, Frankfurt, 19.03.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Apprenticeship, US-UK Inclusive Prosperity Commission, London, 03.03.2014.

Stefan C. Wolter, Cost and Benefit of Apprenticeship Training, Polish-Swiss Economic Forum; State visit of the Swiss Federal President in Poland, Warsaw, 27.01.2014.

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