Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

The goal of the conference is to analyze the economic and political causes and consequences of long-term unemployment, as well as the potential policy responses that governments might pursue to address this problem in the coming years. 
April 28, 2011
Pyle Center

9 a.m.-11 a.m. Panel - Long term unemployment in industrial countries: Causes, Consequences and Policy Responses

Videos of Participants
Valletta
Scheve
Swagel
Loungani

Academic sessions: Rooms 325/326
1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Session 1: Politics, and Policy (in conjunction with the Political Economy workshop)

3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Session 2: Identifying the sources of long term unemployment

Biographies of the Participants

Background Readings