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Labor Markets and Search Frictions

The 2nd Dale T. Mortensen Centre conference takes place at Sandbjerg Manor. Oct. 9, 2018: Programme now available.

Info about event


Wednesday 31 October 2018, at 12:00 - Saturday 3 November 2018, at 13:00


Sandbjergvej 102, 6400 Sønderborg, Denmark


Jonas Maibom and Rune Vejlin

The conference welcomes structural and empirical papers with a focus on search frictions or frictions more generally. The focus will be on the labor markets, but other areas within public economics, marriage markets, etc. are also welcome.

We plan to have both regular sessions and poster sessions. In your submission, please note which type you are submitting to, or if you are submitting to both.

The conference starts on Wednesday October 31, 2018, at noon and ends after lunch on Saturday November 3, 2018. The conference dinner will be on Friday evening. 


The programme with links to papers can be found here


The Dale T. Mortensen Lecture will be given by Rasmus Lentz (University of Wisconsin-Madison).

Confirmed speakers include

  • Rasmus Lentz (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • Espen Moen (BI Norwegian Business School)
  • Fabian Postel-Vinay (University College London)
  • Jeremy Lise (University of Minnesota)
  • Carlos Carrillo-Tudela (University of Essex)


Rune Vejlin (rvejlin@econ.au.dk) and Jonas Maibom (maibom@econ.au.dk
Practical information: Kirsten Stentoft: kstentoft@econ.au.dk 

Papers submitted to the conference should be sent to Kirsten Stentoft: kstentoft@econ.au.dk  

Deadline for submission: September 15, 2018 
Notification of acceptance: September 25, 2018 
Deadline for registration: October 1, 2018

Registration and Expenses

The conference fee is DKK 2000 and covers room and meals during the entire conference.



Practical information

Please note the practical house rules for Sandbjerg Manor and some travel information.