IX Global Labour University Conference, 15-17 May 2014, Berlin, Germany

Welcome and Introduction

Welcome Speeches of Christiane Kesper (Friedrich-Ebert Foundation), Melanie Diermann (Hans-Böckler-Foundation) and Frank Hoffer (GLU Steering Committee/ILO)


Panel 1: Inequality -- a price that needs not to be paid

Jayati Ghosh (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Gustav Horn (Macroeconomic Policy Institute, IMK)


Panel 2: Inequality -- time for change

Heike Solga (Social Science Research Center Berlin, WZB), Sharan Burrow (International Trade Union Confederation, ITUC)


Rights for workers' in informal and precarious employment, consumer activism and social clauses in trade agreements

Interview with Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, India


Minimum Wages and their impact on competitiveness and precarious employment

Interview with Gustav Horn, Director of the Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK), Germany