The European Institute of Japanese Studies (EIJS) is organizing a seminar with two associate professors in labor economics. They present their recent studies on gender issues in the Japanese and Swedish labor markets. Both empirical studies are based on matched employer-employee data in the respective countries.
Date and Time: Thursday, October 2, 2014
Venue: Room 348, Stockholm School of Economics
Bertil Ohlins Gata 5
13:30 – 14:30
"The Unfairness Trap: A Key Missing Factor in the Economic Theory of Discrimination"
Naomi Kodama (Hitotsubashi University, Japan)
Naomi Kodama is Associate Professor of Institute of Economic Research at Hitotsubashi University. She specializes in labor economics and Japanese economy. Her research interests focus on links between female labor participation and firm performance and global human resource management.
14:30 – 15:30
“The share of women in decision-making positions and the gender wage gap in Sweden”
Daniela Andrén (Örebro University, Sweden)
Daniela Andrén is Associate Professor at Örebro University. Her main research fields are policy evaluation, health economics, labor economics, well being, and social insurance.
Associate Professor Kodama is also a speaker at Stockholm Seminar on Japan with the title "Challenges for promoting women’s further active social participation in Japan", Wednesday, October 1. For details, please visit our website http://www.hhs.se/eijs.