Advances in the Measurement of Discrimination, Inequality and Mobility
[ MeDIM ]


Project supported by the Luxembourg Fonds National de la Recherche (contract FNR/06/15/08) and by core funding for CEPS/INSTEAD by the Ministry of Culture, Higher Education and Research of Luxembourg.

Research seminars

Van Kerm P., 'Trends in individual income growth: measurement methods and British evidence', Oslo Fiscal Studies Seminar, November 27, 2012, University of Oslo and Statistics Norway, Norway.  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Measuring and accounting for the deprivation gap of Portuguese immigrants in Luxembourg', Centrum voor Sociaal Beleid Seminar, November 6, 2012, University of Antwerp, Belgium.  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Trends in individual income growth: measurement methods and British evidence', Dept of Economics, Business and Finance Seminar, November 21, 2011, University of Palermo, Italy.  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Measuring and accounting for the deprivation gap of Portuguese immigrants in Luxembourg', Atelier de Recherche du CEPS/INSTEAD, June 8, 2011, Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg.

Jenkins S. P., 'Trends in individual income growth: measurement methods and British evidence', CES Seminar, KU Leuven, May 26, 2011, Leuven, Belgium.  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials', Seminar Ost-Europa Institut, March 9, 2011, Regensburg, Germany.  [view paper]

Jenkins S. P., 'Trends in individual income growth: measurement methods and British evidence', Work-in-progress Seminar, STICERD, London School of Economics, February 2, 2011, London, UK.  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Propensity score reweighted regression in gender pay gap analysis', EQUIPPE Seminar, Université Lille-1, November 16, 2010, Lille, France.

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials', Department of Economics Seminar, May 3 2010, University of Verona, Italy.  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials', Public Economics Seminar, April 20 2010, University of Leuven, Belgium.  [view paper]

Bia M., 'Propensity score reweighting in analysis of the gender pay gap', Atelier de Recherche du CEPS/INSTEAD, March 17 2010, Differdange, Luxembourg.

Jenkins S. P., 'Has income growth in Britain become more pro-poor?', Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Labour Economics Seminar, March 11 2010, Stockholm University, Sweden.

Bia M., 'Propensity score reweighted regression in gender pay gap analysis', Seminar of the Department of Labour Studies and Welfare, February 5, 2010, University of Milan, Italy.

Van Kerm P., 'Propensity score reweighting in analysis of the gender pay gap', Department of Statistics Seminar, December 17, 2009, University of Florence, Italy.

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials', Joint Empirical Social Science (JESS) Seminar, November 4 2009, University of Essex, Colchester, UK.  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials', Séminaire économique du STATEC, October 21 2009, STATEC, Luxembourg.  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials', Atelier de Recherche du CEPS/INSTEAD, October 7 2009, Differdange, Luxembourg.  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'International comparisons of income mobility', Invited lecture, SOEPcampus@Universität Bielefeld, September 30 2009, Bielefeld, Germany.  [view conference details]

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials', Séminaire joint de statistique et d'économétrie et d’analyse économique, Groupement de Recherche en Economie Quantitative d'Aix-Marseille (GREQAM), March 9 2009, Marseille, France.

Hildebrand V., 'Height, Weight and Wage in Europe: A Semi-parametric Analysis', School of Economics, Australian National University, February 27 2009, Canberra, Australia.

Van Kerm P., 'Has income growth in Britain become more pro-poor?', Séminaire du département d'économie rurale, Université Catholique de Louvain, December 12 2008, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

Van Kerm P., 'Re-assessing gender wage differentials in Luxembourg', Séminaire du Laboratoire Montpellierain d'Economie theorique et Appliquee, December 14 2007, Université de Montpellier 1, France.

Van Kerm P., 'An introduction to MeDIM', Atelier de Recherche du CEPS/INSTEAD, October 31 2007, Differdange, Luxembourg.

Sierminska E., 'Home Ownership Inequality and Access to Credit Markets', Atelier de Recherche du CEPS/INSTEAD, October 31 2007, Differdange, Luxembourg.

Conference presentations

Doorley K., 'Beauty and the Beast in the Labor Market. A Distribution Regression Approach', 24th EALE Annual Conference, September 20-22, 2012, IZA Bonn, Germany.  [view conference details]

Van Kerm P., 'Minimum Wages and Gender Wage Gaps. Evidence from the UK and Ireland', 24th EALE Annual Conference, September 20-22, 2012, IZA Bonn, Germany.  [view conference details]

Sierminska E., 'Beauty and the beast in the labor market. A distribution regression approach', 26th Annual conference of the European Association for Population Economics, June 20-23, 2012, University of Bern, Switzerland.  [view conference details]

Hildebrand V., 'Measuring and accounting for the deprivation gap of Portuguese immigrants in Luxembourg', 46th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association, June 7-10, 2012, Calgary, Canada.  [view conference details]  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Measuring and accounting for the deprivation gap of Portuguese immigrants in Luxembourg', CORE Conference on Multidimensional Poverty and Inequality Measurement, May 29-30, 2012, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.  [view conference details]  [view paper]

Bia M., 'Propensity score reweighted regression in analysis of wage differentials', 58th World Statistics Congress of the International Statistical Institute, August 21-26, 2011, Dublin, Ireland.  [view conference details]  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Trends in individual income growth: measurement methods and British evidence', 4th meeting of the society for the study of economic inequality, July 18-20, 2011, University of Catania, Italy.  [view conference details]  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials', New Directions in Welfare, 2011 Congress, July 6-8, 2011, OECD, Paris, France.  [view conference details]  [view paper]

Van Kerm P., 'Minimum wage and the gender pay gap: Evidence from Ireland and the UK', New Directions in Welfare, 2011 Congress, July 6-8, 2011, OECD, Paris, France.  [view conference details]

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials', Workshop on discrimination and labour market studies, October 27, 2010, Differdange, Luxembourg.  [view conference details]

Doorley K., 'Identifying the beauty and the beast: Returns to physical appearance in Luxembourg', Workshop on discrimination and labour market studies, October 27, 2010, Differdange, Luxembourg.  [view conference details]

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials', 31st General Conference of the International Association for Research on Income and Wealth, August 22-28 2010, St-Gallen, Swtizerland.  [view conference details]

Pi Alperin M.-N., 'Deprivation among immigrants in Luxembourg', 31st General Conference of the International Association for Research on Income and Wealth, August 22-28 2010, St-Gallen, Swtizerland.  [view conference details]

Bia M., 'Propensity score reweighted regression in gender pay gap analysis', REBEL Workshop, Research Between Education and Labour, July 6, 2010, University of Milan, Italy.  [view conference details]

Jenkins S. P., 'Decomposition of inequality change into pro-poor growth and mobility components', UK Stata Users' Group Meeting, September 10-11 2009, London, UK.  [view conference details]

Van Kerm P., 'Has income growth in Britain become more pro-poor?', BHPS Conference 2009, July 9-11 2009, Colchester, UK.  [view conference details]

Van Kerm P., 'Computing poverty measures with survey data ', 2009 German Stata Users Group meeting, June 26 2009, Bonn, Germany.  [view conference details]  [view presentation]

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials', 23rd Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics, June 11-13 2009, Sevilla, Spain.  [view conference details]

Sierminska E., 'Gender wealth gap within households', IRISS 10th Anniversary Conference, October 24-25 2008, Differdange, Luxembourg.  [view conference details]

Van Kerm P., 'Has income growth in Britain become more pro-poor?', IRISS 10th Anniversary Conference, October 24-25 2008, Differdange, Luxembourg.  [view conference details]

Pi Alperin M.-N., 'Deprivation among immigrants in Luxembourg', IRISS 10th Anniversary Conference, October 24-25 2008, Differdange, Luxembourg.  [view conference details]

Sierminska E., 'Gender wealth gap within households', 30th General Conference of the International Association for Research on Income and Wealth, August 24-30 2008, Portoroz, Slovenia.  [view conference details]

Van Kerm P., 'Has income growth in Britain become more pro-poor?', 30th General Conference of the International Association for Research on Income and Wealth, August 24-30 2008, Portoroz, Slovenia.  [view conference details]

Sierminska E., 'Gender wealth gap within households', Warsaw International Economic Meeting (WIEM) 2008, July 5-6 2008, Warsaw University, Poland.

Van Kerm P., 'Generalized measures of wage differentials -- Reassessing the gender wage gap in Luxembourg', Warsaw International Economic Meeting (WIEM) 2008, July 5-6 2008, Warsaw University, Poland.

Sierminska E., 'Gender wealth gap within households', International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts (3MC), June 25-28 2008, Berlin, Germany.  [view conference details]

Sierminska E., 'Gender wealth gap within households', The Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference, April 21-23 2008, Perth, Scotland.  [view conference details]

Sierminska E., 'Home Ownership Inequality and Access to Credit Markets', The 2007 DG ECFIN Annual Research Conference: "Growth and income distribution in an integrated Europe: does EMU make a difference?" , October 2007, Brussels, Belgium.

Van Kerm P., 'The measurement of economic inequality', Joint LoWER/EqualSoc Special Conference on "Economic Inequality, September 23-29 2007, Sevilla, Spain.

Van Kerm P., 'Extreme values and “robust” analysis of distributions', UK Stata Users' Group Meeting, September 10-11 2007, Cass Business School, London, UK.  [view conference details]  [view presentation]

Van Kerm P., 'Income mobility profiles', 2nd Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, July 12-14 2007, Berlin, Germany.  [view conference details]

Sierminska E., 'Gender wealth gap within households', 2nd Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, July 12-14 2007, Berlin, Germany.  [view conference details]

Sierminska E., 'Home Ownership Inequality and Access to Credit Markets', 2nd Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, July 12-14 2007, Berlin, Germany.  [view conference details]

Van Kerm P., 'Comparisons of income mobility profiles', BHPS-2007 conference, July 5-7 2007, Colchester, UK.  [view conference details]

Van Kerm P., 'Robust income distribution analysis', German Stata Users' Group Meeting, April 1-2 2007, Essen, Germany.