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3rd EUKLEMS Consortium Meeting


7-9 May 2006, Valencia (Spain)


-Downloadable program
-List of attendants

Final report 3rd Consortium Meeting (NEW)



Most presentations and papers are protected with the general EU KLEMS password (please note the difference with the user-specific log-in information for the Preliminary database). In principle these documents are only available for EU KLEMS participants. Please contact Gerard Ypma if you want to obtain a password.


Saturday 6 May: Informal dinner

Arrival of participants (most participants will stay at Astoria Hotel)
Plaza Rodrigo Botet, 5 - 46002 Valencia.

Evening

19:30 Walking tour around downtown Valencia (start in hall of Hotel Astoria)

21:00 Welcome "tapas" dinner at "Los Arcos" restaurant in the historical centre of Valencia (see map, click on the map to enlarge).
Map of Valencia. Click on the map the show this picture in greater detail


Sunday 7 May (location Adeit, at walking distance from Hotel Astoria, see map)
Guided tour from Hotel Astoria to Adeit leaves at 9.10 from the lobby of the hotel.

Morning

9.30 - 10.30: Business meeting (Bart van Ark, RUG)

10.30 - 11.00: coffee break

11.00 - 13.30: Session 1a: Discussion of Results of Preliminary Database:

  • Presentation of some results for Austria (Michael Peneder, WIFO)
  • Presentation of some results for Germany (Bernd Görzig, DIW)
  • Presentation of some results for The Netherlands:The Development of Productivity Statistics for the Netherlands (Rutger Hoekstra, Statistics Netherlands)(please log in with the password for the preliminary database)
  • Presentation of some comparative results (Bart van Ark, RUG)
  • Discussion and reports on feedback from NSI's

    Afternoon

    13.30 - 15.00: buffet lunch at Hotel Astoria

    15.00 - 18.00: Session 1b: Next Steps towards Public Version of Database

  • Presentation WP 1 and 3 (Marcel Timmer, RUG) followed by discussion

    18.00 - 18.30: coffee break

    18.30 - 20.30: Bilateral meetings between RUG/NIESR teams and consortium members to discuss database issues

    Evening

    Free


    Monday 8 May (location Adeit, see map)

           Map of the city centre of Valencia. Click on the map the show this picture in greater detail

    Morning

    09.30 - 11.30: Session 1c: Next Steps towards First Public Version Database

  • Presentation WP 2: Labour Quantity (Kate Robinson, NIESR)
  • Presentation WP 2: Labour Quality (Mary O'Mahony, NIESR), followed by discussion

    11.30 - 12.00: coffee break

    12.00 - 14.00: Session 2a: Discussion and Planning of Research Proposals

  • Overview (Mary O'Mahony, NIESR)
  • Presentation on WP 7 (Mary O'Mahony, NIESR) followed by discussion
  • Presentation on WP 8 (Kurt Kratena, WIFO) followed by discussion

    Afternoon

    14.00 - 15.30: buffet lunch at Hotel Astoria

    15.30 - 17.30: Session 2b: Discussion and Planning of Research Proposals

  • Presentation on WP 9 (Bart Los, RUG) followed by discussion
  • Presentation on WP 10 (Eric Bartelsman, AMBER/VU) followed by discussion
  • Research Proposals: The way forward (Mary O'Mahony, NIESR)

    Evening

    18.00: Visit to "La Albufera", a fresh water lake (the main part of a natural park) - 25 km away from downtown Valencia.
    21.00: "Paella" dinner in the "Oceanographic" restaurant (see map, click on the map to enlarge)


    Tuesday 9 May (location Adeit, see map)

    Morning

    9.30 - 10.30: Session 2c: Planning session on database, research and future conferences

  • Next steps in general (Bart van Ark, RUG)
  • Research Proposals: The way forward (Mary O'Mahony, NIESR)

    10.30 - 11.00: coffee break

    11.00 - 13.00: Session 3: Additional research and methodology papers

  • Henry van der Wiel (CPB): Scale Effects in Business Services in Relation to Productivity and Market Characteristics
  • Kyoji Fukao (Hitotsubashi University) and Tsutomu Miyagawa (Gakushuin University): The Japanese Industry Productivity (JIP) Database (Paper)
  • Robert Inklaar (RUG): Productivity and ICT use in Europe, U.S., Australia and Canada
  • Dale Jorgenson (Harvard University): Blueprint for Expanded and Integrated U.S. National Accounts: Review, Assessment, and Next Steps

    Background documents:
  • Hak K. Pyo, Bongchan Ha and Geun-Hee Rhee (Seoul National University and Korea Productivity Center): Productivity Analysis by Industry in Korea through EU KLEMS Database
  • DG Reseach (European Commission): Presentation of the FP7 Framework

    Noon

    13:00 Closing of Conference


    The EU KLEMS consortium would like to thank

    Fundación BBVA

    and


    Universidad de Valencia (Adeit)

    for the organization of this conference and their financial support.


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