EPCI : Workshop on Trade Unions 26 septembre PSE

EPCI : Workshop on Trade Unions 26 septembre PSE

EPCI : Workshop on Trade Unions 26 septembre PSE

The Paris School of Economics has the pleasure to invite you to the workshop organized by the Economic and Social History reasearch group and the EPCI Seminar:

“Workshop on Trade Unions”

 September 26, 2023
Paris School of Economics

Floor 1 – R1.13


9:15 Welcome coffee

9:30 Morning Session

Representation of workers’ interests at multiple levels
Michael Becher (IE University): “Economic Shocks and Changing Political Representation: Are Labor Unions the Missing Link?”

Vladimir Pecheu (IPP): “Labor Facing Capital in the Workplace: The Role of Worker Representatives”

Direct and indirect effects of unions on wages
Ihsaan Bassier (LSE): “Collective Bargaining and Spillovers in Local Labour markets”

Chiara Benassi (King’s College London): “Trade unions, bargaining coverage and low pay: a multilevel test of institutional effects on low-pay risk in Germany”


12:30 Lunch break


14:00 Afternoon Session

Democracy at work: an analysis of the French reform of 2008
Sophie Béroud (ENS Lyon): “The law of the 20th of August 2008 and its implications on union practices in the firm: sociology of the practical appropriation of a new juridical tool”

Thomas Breda (PSE): “Electoral Democracy at Work”

US unions’ organization and challenges
Paolo Santini (Copenhagen Business School): “Do unions have egalitarian wage policies for their own employees? Evidence from the US 1959-2016”

Miriam Venturini (University of Zurich): “The imperfect union: labor racketeering, corruption exposure, and its consequences”