PILLARS Conference on Education, Skills, and Worker Retraining

PILLARS Conference on Education, Skills, and Worker Retraining
February 18, 2022 - February 19, 2022

The 1st PILLARS Conference on Education, Skills, and Worker Retraining is jointly organized by the ifo Institute, Munich and the Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt. The conference is supported by CESifo and will be held on 18-19 February 2022 in Munich.

The purpose of the conference is to bring together researchers from a broad range of economic fields to discuss ongoing research on the future of work. Papers investigating skill requirements in the digital age and how (re-)training may help workers to adapt to changing work environments and new skill demand are of particular interest.

Keynote lectures at the conference will be delivered by Eric A. Hanushek (Stanford University) and Sandra McNally (University of Surrey).

This is the1st PILLARS Conference on Education, Skills, and Worker Retraining, jointly organized by the ifo Institute, Munich and the Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, with support from CESifo. 

PILLARS – Pathways to Inclusive Labour Markets – receives funding from the European Commission under Grant Agreement Number 101004703. PILLARS aims at providing a comprehensive understanding of the complex dynamics that shape the future of work in the European Union. For this purpose, PILLARS examines past, present, and future developments on the labour market related to automation, globalization, and structural change, thereby contributing to the development of inclusive labour market policies.

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