Call for Papers - Workshop

Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Labor Market

Paris, France, June 20-22, 2012

Goal of the workshop

To create an opportunity for researchers working on the topic of "Discrimination based on Sexual Orientation" to meet and work together in order to stimulate future joint research.

Main Topics

- Available methods to identify the populations of gays and lesbians, Databases

- Econometric/statistic methods and problems

- Evaluations of wage discrimination or job discrimination

- Comparison of the results associated to different countries

- New developments on gay and lesbian economics

- Legal and policy issues


University of Evry-Val d’Essonne (Evry, France), Bryant University (Rhode Island, USA), University of Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas (Paris, France),

Scientific Committee

- Lee Badgett (President), Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

- Christopher Carpenter, Associate Professor of Economics/ Public Policy, The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California at Irvine, USA

- Jeff Frank, Professor, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

- Damien Gaumont, Professor of Economics, University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas

- Lisa Jepsen, Associate Professor, of Economics, University of Northern Iowa, USA

- Thierry Laurent, Professor of Economics, University of Evry & UniverSud Paris, France

- Ferhat Mihoubi, Professor of Economics, University of Evry & UniverSud Paris, France

- Edinaldo Tebaldi, Assistant Professor of Economics, Bryant University, USA


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