17th Annual Migration Meeting
May 2020Warsaw, Poland
Following the success of the 2016, 2018 and 2019 Jobs and Development Conferences in Washington DC and Bogotá, the World Bank, IZA (Institute of Labor Economics) the Network on Jobs and Development and UNU-WIDER are organizing a follow up conference in 2020.
June 2020Esch-Belval, Luxembourg
The conference is devoted to investigating ways in which international migration affects economic and social change in developing countries.
August 2020Dublin, Ireland
The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers studying organisational issues from an international comparative perspective. Contributions based on all sources of enterprise data are welcomed.
Going into its 17th year, the Annual Migration Meeting is following a long and successful tradition of bringing together experienced scholars and talented young economists to discuss cutting-edge work on migration.
Submissions dealing with all economic aspects of migration are welcome. In particular, it is envisioned that the workshop will cover the following themes:
- The economic drivers and impact of refugee migration
- Integration of immigrants in the host societies
- The impact of migration on labor market outcomes, innovation, policy setting and welfare
- Migration policies and their economic impacts on sending and receiving countries
This year's keynote lecture will be delivered by Prof. Ran Abramitzky (Stanford University).
Researchers interested in participating should submit a paper or an extended abstract by February 1, 2020, using our online application form.
Junior researchers should also submit their CV. In the case of multiple authors, please indicate the corresponding author who would be presenting the paper.
Papers/abstracts must include:
- Title of presentation
- Three to five key words and JEL codes
- Presenting author's name, title, organization affiliation, address, telephone, fax number and e-mail address
- Co-authors' names and affiliations
Notifications will be sent by February 15, 2020.
Travel and Accommodation
Those authors who are invited are expected to participate in the entire 2-day meeting. Economy class airfares and 3 nights of lodging for presenting authors and discussants will be covered according to the IZA Reimbursement Guidelines.
Kindly note that tax regulations prohibit IZA from fully reimbursing the travel expenses of conference participants who combine their trip with other destinations or extend their stay beyond the four-day window surrounding the event.
Please be sure before applying that your visa status will allow you to attend the event.