Fifth International Conference on

Labor Markets in and after Crises

May 14 – 15, 2015

University of Bonn, Germany


The University of Bonn, the German Research Foundation (DFG), and the International Monetary Fund are organizing a joint workshop to discuss the impact of the global financial and economic crisis on workers and lessons for economic policy. Topics of particular interest include:

  • Credit frictions and labor demand
  • Crisis impact on workers
  • State of labor markets after the crisis
  • Structural reform and the labor market

The workshop will be held on May 14 and 15, 2015, in Bonn, Germany. We pay for travel expenses and accomodation for all participants. Please submit drafts or papers until February 1, 2015 to

The organizers
Christian Bayer (University of Bonn)
Philip Jung (University of Dortmund)
Tom Krebs (University of Mannheim)
Keith Kuester (University of Bonn)
Prakash Loungani (IMF)