We are pleased to invite you to attend the 32nd annual Conference of the Italian Association of Labour Economists to be hosted by the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance “Giovanni Anania” at the University of Calabria in the Arcavacata Campus in Rende (Cosenza), on the 14th-15th September 2017.
The programme includes invited lectures and parallel sessions. The Conference provides an opportunity to analyze and discuss issues related to the functioning of the labour market as well as tp develop research collaborations.
Theme: Gender Gaps in Educational Choices
The theme for this year conference is the analysis of the factors determining different educational choices and labour market outcomes across gender.
This year the AIEL keynote lecture will be delivered by:
- Victor Lavy (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and University of Warwick),
“Why There Are Fewer Female Engineers: The Role of Teachers”.
Invited policy session
There will be a special invited plenary session on Retirement and Reform of the Pension System. The policy issues are the financial sustainability of the pension system and the effect the institutional setup on welfare and health of retired workers. These relevant policy issues will be addressed by lectures given by:
- Giorgio Brunello (University of Padova)
- Marco Francesconi (University of Essex)
Full program available here