Minimum Wages – Impacts and Institutional Processes
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.
This IZA World of Labor event analyzed a range of issues around minimum wages, from policy issues and institutional processes to wider effects on labor markets.
See below for a full itinerary:
The OECD / IZA World Of Labor Seminar: Evidence-Based Policy Making
Stefano Scarpetta, Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Klaus F. Zimmermann, Director of IZA, Editor-in-Chief of IZA WoL, Professor of Bonn Universit
2:45 Panel on Minimum Wages – Impacts and Institutional Processes
Francois Bourguignon, Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics and Président du Groupe d’Experts sur le Salaire Minimum de Croissance
Richard Dickens, Professor of Economics at Sussex University and UK Low Pay Commissioner
David Neumark, Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine
Klaus F. Zimmermann, Director of IZA, Editor-in-Chief of IZA WoL, Professor of Bonn University
Moderator: Stefano Scarpetta, Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
Topic 1: “Minimum Wages – Blessing or Curse? The Labor Market Impact”
Introduction by David Neumark: “Employment Effects of Minimum Wages: Global Evidence“
Topic 2: “Setting, Adjusting the Minimum Wage and Interactions with other Policies”
Introduction by Francois Bourguignon
Comment from Richard Dickens
4:00 End of event