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Dr Riccardo Welters

Riccardo Welters

Name: Riccardo Welters
Qualifications: Phd(Maastricht)
Position: Research Associate
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Affiliation: CofFEE

E-mail: Riccardo.Welters@jcu.edu.au

Other Details:

Riccardo obtained his masters degree from Maastricht University, the Netherlands. In May 2005 he received his Ph.D. from Maastricht University titled ‘Efficiency of Employment Subsidies and Firms’ Recruitment Strategies’. After a 3 year period as a CofFEE post-doctoral fellow, Riccardo is now teaching and researching at James Cook University in Townsville. His research interest is in long-term unemployment, firm recruitment behaviour towards disadvantaged on the labour market and spatial econometrics applied to regional labour markets.

Research Interests:

Long-term unemployment, active labour market programs.

Recent Publications:

Work in progress

Sanders, M. and R. Welters (2006), Recruitment in Recovery

Welters, R. and J. Muysken (2006), Employment Subsidies and Tightness.

Kriechel, B. and R. Welters (2006), Career Patterns of Long-term Unemployed.

Welters, R. and J. Muysken (2006), Privatising Employment Subsidy Schemes: the Philips Employment Scheme

Working Papers

Welters, R. and J. Muysken (2005), Employer Search and Training Subsidies, CofFEE Europe Working Paper Nr: 07-05. (Submitted to Oxford Economic Papers)

Welters, R. and J. Muysken (2005), Inferring Employer Search Behavior from Wage Subsidy Participation, CofFEE Europe Working Paper Nr: 06-05 (Submitted to Economic Inquiry)

Mitchell, B., J. Muysken and R. Welters (2005), Search behaviour and the casualties of the (dual) labour market, CofFEE Australia Working Paper Nr: 05-15.

Journal publication

Welters, R. and J. Muysken (2006), Employment search and Employment Subsidies, Applied Economics, forthcoming.

Welters, R. (2005), Efficiency of Employment Subisidies and Firms’ Recruitment Behaviour, Dissertation, Maastricht University, Maastricht.

Welters, R. (2005), Proefschrift over slimme loonkostensubsidies, Uitzendwerk, Vol. 12 (1), pp. 5.

Welters, R. (2004), Zoekgedrag werkgevers bepaalt effectiviteit loonkostensubsidies, Economisch Statistische Berichten, vol. 89 (4440), pp. 386-389.

Welters, R. (2001), Lat Melkertbanen lag te laag, Economisch Statistische Berichten, vol. 86 (4322), pp. 673-674.

Velden, R. van der, R. Welters, E. Willems and M. Wolbers (1998), De eerste baan is niet de beste, Economisch Statistische Berichten, vol. 83 (4158), pp. 504-506.

Van Opstal, R., H. Roodenburg and R. Welters (1998), Low skilled jobs through job creation and wage subsidies, CPB Report, 98/2, pp. 32-35.

Welters, R. (1998), De effectiviteit van het Nederlandse actieve arbeidsmarktbeleid, Maandschrift Economie, Vol. 62, pp. 257-272.

Book (contributions)

Welters, R. and J. Muysken (2005), Employer Search and Training/Wage Subsidies; in: I. Nicaise, Best practice in the evaluation of labour market programmes for vulnerable groups, Chapter 2, HIVA, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven.

Müller, W., H. Brauns, T. Couppié, M. Gangl, M. Mansuy, R. Welters and M. Wolbers (1999), A comparative analysis of transitions from education to work in Europe – based on the European Community Labour Force Survey, Mannheim, Maastricht, Marseille: MZES, ROA, CEREQ.

Velden, R. van der, R. Welters and M. Wolbers (2001), The Integration of Young People into the Labour Market within the European Union; the Role of Institutional Settings, ROA-R-2001/7E, ISBN 90-5321-319-8.

Welters, R., E. Willems and R. van der Velden (1999), Economen op de arbeidsmarkt 1997 WO-Monitor Economie, ROA-R-1999/2, ISBN 90-5321-249-3.

Welters, R., E. Willems and M. Wolbers (1999), De positie van de overheid als werkgever op de arbeidsmarkt voor schoolverlaters, Den Haag: Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.

Delmee, J., A. de Grip and R. Welters (1998), De Arbeidsmarkt van de Kwartaire Sector in een Globaliserende Omgeving, OSA-werkdocument, W159, Den Haag.

Ramaekers, G. and R. Welters (1998), Start van de loopbaan na de Universiteit Maastricht 1996-1997, ROA-R-1998/7, ISBN 90-5321-231-0.


Conference 2015

CofFEE in partnership with the ACTU and the St Vincent de Paul Society will be staging a workshop to mark the 70th Anniversary of the White Paper on Full Employment. The event will be held in Sydney on Saturday May 30, 2015 from 13:00 to 17:00.

The workshop will also incorporate the 15th Path to Full Employment Conference/20th National Unemployment Conference.

Full details at - Workshop Home Page