CONFERENCE ON ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN THE LABOUR MARKET
Tuesday 4 March 2008

Cockcroft Theatre, Manchester Conference Centre
University of Manchester

supported by The Leverhulme Trust as part of the project on Ethnic Differences in Employment Patterns: Gender and Generational Change

Booking form / Venue

P R O G R A M M E
   
10.00

Coffee and registration

   
10.20

Introduction

   
 

Locality, immigration and employment

Chair: Aneez Esmail, Associate Vice-President & Professor of General Practice, University of Manchester

   
10.30

Ludi Simpson

CCSR, University of Manchester
Employment outcomes: the relative roles of place, race and human capital - results from analysis of the 2001 Census for the Department of Work and Pensions.

   
11.00

Nina Glick Schiller
Research Institute for Cosmopolitan Cultures, University of Manchester

Locality, immigration and employment: viewing policy issues from small scale cities

   
11.30

Ken Clark
Department of Economics, University of Manchester
Ethnic employment targets: the role of human capital and recent immigration

   
12.00

Discussion

   
12.15 - 13.00

Lunch

   
 

Economic (in)activity, unemployment and qualifications

13.00

Angela Dale and Sameera Ahmed

CCSR, University of Manchester
Woman’s economic activity: the impact of life-stage and qualifications

   
13.30

Anthony Rafferty
CCSR, University of Manchester
Ethnic differences in under-employment and over-education

   
14.00

Gindo Tampubolon and James Nazroo
School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester
Dynamics of the ethnic patterning of unemployment and economic inactivity: a longitudinal analysis

   
14.30

Discussion

   
14.45

Tea

   
 

Earnings and occupational segregation

15.15

Jo Lindley Department of Economics, University of Sheffield and Robert Elliott Department of Economics, University of Birmingham
Immigrant Wage Differentials, Ethnicity and Occupational Segregation

   
15.45

Yaojun Li

Institute for Social Change, University of Manchester
Labour market earnings of minority ethnic groups in Britain (1972-2005)

   
16.15

Discussion

   
17.00

End