3rd IZA / World Bank / NJD / UNU-WIDER 2020 Jobs and Development Conference

3rd IZA / World Bank / NJD / UNU-WIDER 2020 Jobs and Development Conference
September 01, 2020 - September 04, 2020

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, the 3rd Annual IZA / World Bank / NJD / UNU-WIDER Jobs and Development Conference “Better Jobs for Development” is rescheduled and will be held online on September 1-4, 2020.

The four-day conference will feature keynote speeches, a policy panel, and about 90 paper presentations. Except for the keynote speeches, each session will last 75 minutes and consist of six presentations, including time for questions and answers. Presentations are planned to be 10 minutes long flash-talks with three slides. There will be four or five sessions each day scheduled according to the time zones of speakers.


IZA – Institute of Labor Economics – Gary Fields and Ahmed Elsayed
The World Bank – Ian Walker, Indhira Santos, and Javier Sánchez-Reaza
The Network on Jobs and Development (NJD)* – Piotr Lewandowski and Albert Park
UNU-WIDER – Kunal Sen and Sam Jones

* A partnership of research institutes from various regions of the world: Development Policy Research Unit at University of Cape Town (DPRU, South Africa), HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies (HKUST IEMS, Hong Kong), Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER, India), and Institute for Structural Research (IBS, Poland).

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