We would like to invite you to our workshop :-
Zero Hours Contracts: Research, Measurement and Policy
This is a free and open event but registration is required. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
To register for this event, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org and please advise us of any special dietary requirements sufficiently in advance.
9.20-9.30: Welcome and introduction
Session 1: Chair: Egidio Farina (Queen’s University Belfast)
9.30-10.00: Colin Green (Norwegian University of Science & Technology): Zero Hours Contracts and Their Growth
10.00-10.30: Rachel Scarfe (University of Edinburgh): Flexibility or Certainty? The Aggregate Effect of Casual and Zero Hours Jobs on Labour Markets
10.30-11.00: Giulia Giuponni (Institute for Fiscal Studies): Zero Hours Contracts and Labour Market Policy
11.00-11.30: Coffee break
Session 2: Chair: Duncan McVicar (Queen’s University Belfast)
11.30-12.00: Owen Reidy (Irish Congress of Trade Unions): Unions and Zero Hours Contracts
12.00-12.30: Seamus McGuinness (Economic and Social Research Institute): Measuring Contingent Employment in Ireland
12.30-1.00: Maja Gustafsson (Resolution Foundation): The UK’s jobs paradox: atypical work at a time of record high employment