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These seminars are held either on the LSE Campus in London or the University of Sheffield. Please see below for exact times and locations.

For further information and papers, when available, please contact:
Jo Cantlay Email: j.m.cantlay@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-7285.

External visitors to LSE seminars are required to register for these events by emailing cver@lse.ac.uk

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Wednesday  23 September 2015  14:00 - 15:00

Current policy issues and how research can help

Frank Bowley (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)

32L LG.04, Lower Ground Floor, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


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Wednesday  28 October 2015  14:00 - 15:00

The labour market effects of academic and vocational education over the life cycle. Evidence from two British cohorts

Giorgio Brunello (University of Venice)

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Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  25 November 2015  15:30 - 17:00
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Unfortunately the speaker had to cancel - the next seminar will be at LSE on 4 December

SEMINAR CANCELLED

Sheffield University, Lecture Theatre 2, Sir Henry Stephenson Building, Sheffield, S1 4DT


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Friday  04 December 2015  11:30 - 13:00
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Discrimination as a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Evidence from French Grocery Stores

Amanda Pallais (Harvard) , joint with Joint CEP Labour/CVER seminar

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  27 January 2016  14:00 - 15:00

The Benefits of Alternatives to Conventional College: Labor-Market Returns to Proprietary Schooling

Chris Jepsen (University College Dublin)

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Thursday  28 January 2016  14:00 - 15:00

CVER / OECD Report Launch - Building Skills for All: Review of England

Various Speakers 

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  24 February 2016  15:30 - 17:00
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Course Choice and Achievement Effects of a Vocational Education and Training Voucher Scheme

Duncan McVicar (Queen's University Belfast)

Sheffield University, Lecture Theatre 2, Sir Henry Stephenson Building, Sheffield, S1 4DT


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Wednesday  06 April 2016  14:00 - 15:00

Vocational Schooling versus Apprenticeship Training. Evidence from Vacancy Data

Matthias Parey (Essex)

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  27 April 2016  15:30 - 17:00
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Skill Gaps in the Workplace: Measurement, Determinants and Impact

Seamus McGuinness (ESRI, Dublin)

Sheffield University, Lecture Theatre 2, Sir Henry Stephenson Building, Sheffield, S1 4DT


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Friday  27 May 2016  11:30 - 13:00
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Recovering Ex Ante Returns and Preferences for Occupations using Subjective Expectations Data

Joe Hotz (Duke University)

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  26 October 2016  14:00 - 15:30
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Entry Through the Narrow Door: The Costs of Just Failing High Stakes Exams

Jeni Ruiz Valenzuela (CEP, LSE) , joint with Steve Machin and Sandra McNally

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  30 November 2016  14:00 - 15:30
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Connecting the Young: In-school Work and Post-Graduation Outcomes in Booms and Great Recessions

Lena Hensvik (IFAU)

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  25 January 2017  14:00 - 15:30
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Labor market responses to a negative labor supply shock - Quasi-experimental evidence for Germany

Katja Goerlitz (FU Berlin)

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Friday  24 February 2017  11:30 - 13:00
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Heterogeneous Beliefs and School Choice Mechanisms

Christopher Neilson (Princeton University)

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  29 March 2017  15:30 - 17:00
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Returns to Education for High-School Dropouts: Lifecycle Heterogeneity and the Importance of Experience

Matt Dickson (University of Bath)

Sheffield University, Lecture Theatre 2, Sir Henry Stephenson Building, Sheffield, S1 4DT


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Wednesday  26 April 2017  15:30 - 17:00
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The effect of choice options in training curricula on the demand for and supply of apprentices

Andries de Grip (Maastricht)

Sheffield University, Lecture Theatre 2, Sir Henry Stephenson Building, Sheffield, S1 4DT


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Wednesday  24 May 2017  14:00 - 15:30
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The longer the better? The impact of the 2012 apprenticeship reform in England on achievement and other outcomes

Stefan Speckesser (Institute for Employment Studies and CVER) , joint with Vahé Nafilyan (King’s College and CVER)

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  28 June 2017  14:00 - 15:30
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Apprenticeship education, training firms, and future labor market outcomes

Andrea Weber (WU Vienna) , joint with Jasper Haller

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  25 October 2017  15:30 - 17:00
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General education, vocational education and skill mismatches: short-run versus long-run effects

Dieter Verhaest (KU Leuven)

Sheffield University, Lecture Theatre 2, Sir Henry Stephenson Building, Sheffield, S1 4DT


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Wednesday  22 November 2017  14:00 - 15:30
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Estimating the value-added of English Further Education Providers

Jeni Ruiz Valenzuela (CEP, LSE)

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  13 December 2017  14:00 - 15:30
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Does Job Information Reduce Occupational Gender Segregation? Evidence from a Nationwide Reform in Germany

Jürg Schweri (Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training SFIVET)

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  10 January 2018  14:00 - 15:30
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Tackling Youth Unemployment: Evidence from a Labor Market Experiment in Uganda

Oriana Bandiera (LSE)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


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Wednesday  24 January 2018  14:00 - 15:30
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Gender, Willingness to Compete and Career Choices along the Whole Ability Distribution

Stefan Wolter (University of Bern)

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  21 March 2018  15:30 - 17:00
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Alternative Pathways to Higher Education

Craig Holmes (University of Oxford)

Sheffield University, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street Building, Sheffield S1 4DT
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Wednesday  25 April 2018  14:00 - 15:30
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Additional Career Assistance and Educational Outcomes for Students in Lower Track Secondary Schools

Bernd Fitzenberger (Berlin University)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


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Wednesday  30 May 2018  14:00 - 15:30
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The Effect of Attending a Career and Technical High School on Human Capital Accumulation

Shaun Dougherty (University of Connecticut)

32L 1.04, 1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH


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