The purpose of the 2019 workshop of IZA's "Labor Statistics" program area is to bring together senior and junior researchers to discuss their recent empirical research related to contract work.
5th OECD World Forum: Transforming Policy, Changing Lives
July 2019Upjohn Institute, Kalamazoo, USA
September 2019IZA, Bonn
The aim of this year’s meeting is to bring together senior and junior researchers to discuss their most recent research related to labor market institutions.Bochum, GermanyIZA, Bonn
The aim of the workshop is to bring together about 25 researchers working on the economics of education.
3rd IZA/HSE Workshop on Skills and Preferences and Labor Market Outcomes in Post-transition and Emerging EconomiesSt. Petersburg, Russia
Most empirical research on skills (cognitive and non-cognitive) and preferences has largely relied on data from high-income, industrialized countries. There is, however, a growing literature that extends this line of research to post-transition and emerging economies, which may be of particular scientific interest because it gives the opportunity to study contexts with a much wider variability of conditions.
October 2019Paris, France
The joint Cedefop/OECD symposium on apprenticeship brings together policy makers, practitioners and researchers from around the world to consider new research exploring the next steps for apprenticeship provision. The symposium organisers would welcome contributions on how apprenticeship provision is changing or would need to change in response to external mega trends, such as socio-demographic and socio-economic changes, new technologies and labour market changes, new forms of work organisation, trends in education and training.London, United Kingdom
The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019, and to mark the occasion they will be holding a series of events throughout the year where they draw on this experience to consider these big issues and discuss what evidence-based analysis can tell us about how to understand and respond to them. Events in this series will feature expert insight from IFS researchers and key commentators on each topic, and there will be plenty of time for discussion and debate.IZA, Bonn
The Program Committee invites submissions for about 14 presentations from academic researchers doing program evaluation research on policy issues related to the labor market. Papers that include innovative approaches or methodological contributions are of particular interest.
November 2019IZA, Bonn
The workshop will focus on the causes and effects of heterogeneity among workers, households, or firms on macroeconomic outcomes.
Call for papers: 'Labour is not a commodity', today: the value of work and its rules between innovation and traditionBergamo, Italy
ADAPT’s International Conference this year is on the topic of “'Labour is not a commodity', today: the value of work and its rules between innovation and tradition". The X international conference on the new Great Transformation of Work is organized in partnership with the ILO and CIELO Laboral Network and under the auspices of the World Employment Confederation (WEC).
The Forum will bring together hundreds of experts from government, international organizations, official statistics, civil society, business and academia to move forward the international agenda on well-being and sustainability, with confirmed speakers including:
• Angel Gurría, Secretary General, OECD;
• Eduardo Sojo, President, INEGI;
• Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz;
• Professor Richard Layard;
• Professor Ravi Kanbur;
• Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC);
• Fabrizio Barca, Ministry for Economy and Finance, former Minister for Territorial Cohesion, Italy;
• Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General of The Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB);
• Aïcha bah Diallo, Chairman, Forum for African Women Educationalists; and
• Gus O’Donnell, Chair, Frontier Economics.
2015 marks the deadline of the Millennium Development Goals and the launch of a new process to make sustainable development a reality worldwide. Now more than ever the time is right to explore ways to enact change in policy and people’s behaviour to promote the well-being of individuals and the progress of societies beyond GDP.
As well as presenting concrete examples of policies, frameworks, institutions and measures that promote well-being around the world today, the 5th Forum will allow for the discussion of broader implementation issues across a number of topics of relevance to well-being policy and the SDG agenda.