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.
The Jobs Conference 2019
August 2020Dublin, Ireland
September 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.Bonn, Germany
The aim of the meeting is to bring together senior and junior researchers to discuss their most recent research related to labor market institutions.Virtual online conference
3rd IDSC of IZA/University of Luxembourg Workshop: Matching Workers and Jobs Online - New Developments and Opportunities for Social Science and PracticeBonn, Germany
Like many forms of economic exchange, the process of matching workers to jobs has rapidly migrated online in the last two decades. Thus, understanding how online labor matching mechanisms work; how they affect economic outcomes like employment, wages, and inequality; and learning how to take advantages of the ‘big data’ that are generated by online markets all have important implications for the future of labor.
December 2020OECD Conference Centre, Paris
The conference will examine the economic aspects of international migration in OECD countries by mapping the migratory flows and analyzing their socio-economic determinants and consequences.
September 2021Madrid, Spain
The 2020 World Employment Conference originally planned to take place from September 29 to October 1 in Madrid, Spain has been postponed to September 2021.
The nature of jobs in India and globally has been undergoing a massive transformation. Digitization & artificial intelligence will automate a large number of current jobs. On the other hand demographic trends, lifestyle changes, changing aspirations and consumption patterns and changes in the global trading arena also creating millions of new job opportunities. However, the majority of young people joining the workforce lacks adequate skills to get employed.
The JOB CONFERENCE, an initiative of The Grameen Foundation India in collaboration with other partners is an effort to develop a multi-dimensional approach to address the Job crisis. It is a large and the only national, multi-stakeholder led platform in India to address pressing concerns through a collaborative and participatory approach.
- Assist the Young people with the information, analytics and insights to guide their successful transition into the jobs market
- Bridge the gap between all the stakeholders and bring them on a common platform for deliberation and concerted action
- Build an Inclusive ecosystem that effectively supports the Young people with relevant strategies, policies and action at various levels
- Involve international community of researchers, policymakers and academicians to facilitate mutual learning on this critical issue and rally global support
- Release independent well researched annual report “The State of Jobs in India” that would assist all the stakeholders with data, analytics and evidence to support their actions in addressing the Jobs Crisis
- Engage the policymakers in a dialogue on the relevant skills needed for the jobs of tomorrow and how to prepare the workforce for the same