Joint briq/IZA Workshop on Recent Developments in the Economics of Socio-emotional Skills
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.
September 2020Madrid, Spain
Leaders of the employment and recruitment industry, policymakers, academics, HR practitioners and trade unionists from around the world will come together with a single purpose: to exchange views on how to steer a labour market in transformation.
We are very pleased to announce the joint briq/IZA Workshop on Recent Developments in the Economics of Socio-emotional Skills. The aim of the workshop is to bring together a number of junior and senior researchers to discuss their recent empirical research related to the economics of socio-emotional skills.
Topics of the workshop will include (but are not limited to):
- Measurement of socio-emotional skills; field and lab experiments targeting socio-emotional skills
- Development and formation of socio-emotional skills in children, youths and adults
- The importance of socio-emotional skills in education and the labor market; RCTs and policy interventions
Researchers interested in participating should submit a full paper or extended abstract by February 28, 2017 using our online application form.
Notification of acceptance will be provided by March 15, 2017.