Leeds Festival of Economics, Democracy and the Workplace
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.
Workplace democracy has been the subject of sustained policy interest in the UK and worldwide.
Planned for the 4th and 5th of May 2017 and organised by the WPART project and Leeds University Business School, the Festival will bring together leading academic scholars, researchers, practitioners, students, and members of the general public interested in different forms of workplace democracy, including employee-owned firms, cooperatives, employee representation, and other emerging organisational models.
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As part of the festival, there will be an academic workshop on workplace democracy, employee participation and emerging organizational models. The workshop will take place on the 4th of May and its program is available here: http://wpart-project.eu/workshop/
The aim of the event is to increase public awareness of the wealth of research being conducted in this area in Economics and Management, in dialogue with other disciplines and with the policy community. The Festival is supported by Royal Economic Society and Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions