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.
London Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training 2016
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).
What difference does it make when employers work with education and training providers? How can employer engagement best be delivered?
This joint conference hosted by the Education and Employers Charity and the Edge Foundation, with support from the Department for Education (England) and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, will present new research on employer engagement in education and technical pathways, and explore implications for policy and practice. The conference will share research insights from around the world.
Confirmed conference contributors include the Careers and Enterprise Company, CEDEFOP -European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Department for Education, Department for Business Innovation and Skills, Education and Employers Research, the International Labor Organisation, the Inter-American Development Bank, the National Association of Head Teachers, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills and UNESCO.
Visit the conference pages on the Education and Employers Research website for more information, including how to registerand call for papers. Read a blog describing the rhetoric for the conference.
Papers are encouraged from researchers and analysts in universities and elsewhere using qualitative and quantitative methodologies from a wide range of disciplines including education policy, economics, sociology, human resource management and anthropology. Papers can relate to activity taking place in any geographic location. Submissions should be made online by 31 March 2016. Accepted papers will be notified by 16 May.
For enquiries please contact Rachael.McKeown@educationandemployers.org