IZA's Environment and Labor Markets program area aims at providing credible empirical evidence on the impact of environmental factors and policies on labor market outcomes, human capital outcomes, industrial activity, production decisions, and demographic outcomes.
Work Pensions and Labour Economics study group
August 2017IZA, Bonn
September 2017University of Calabria
We are pleased to invite you to attend the 32nd annual Conference of the Italian Association of Labour Economists to be hosted by the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance “Giovanni Anania” at the University of Calabria in the Arcavacata Campus in Rende (Cosenza), on the 14th-15th September 2017.University of St. Gallen
The conference will be hosted by the Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research (SEW- HSG) of the University of St. Gallen. Keynote speakers will be Josef Zweimüller (University of Zürich) and Hillary Hoynes (University of California Berkeley).
October 2017IZA, Bonn
We are very pleased to announce the 13th IZA Conference on Labor Market Policy Evaluation. This conference is an initiative of the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) in Bonn and will start in the morning of October 5 and end in the afternoon of October 6, 2017. The conference dinner takes place on the evening of October 5, 2017.Conference Center of the University of Bologna in Bertinoro, Italy
We are very pleased to announce the IZA/Volkswagen Foundation Workshop on the impact of preferences and personality traits on the labor market in post-transition, emerging and developing economies.IZA, Bonn
The Program on Labor and Development is concerned with the functioning of labor markets in developing countries, with a particular focus on employment and earnings both in wage employment and in self-employment. The aim of the 2017 IZA Workshop on Labor and Development is to bring together senior and junior researchers to discuss their recent research on the workings of developing countries’ labor markets.Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
A conference for international researchers from academia, industry, and government to present their work to a multidisciplinary audience; to exchange experiences; discuss proposals, and to share cutting-edge ideas on women’s and gender studies today.OECD, France
We are pleased to invite submissions for the first IZA Workshop on Labor Productivity and the Digital Economy.
The annual WPEG conference will take place from Thursday 27th to Friday 28th July 2017 at “The Edge” at the University of Sheffield. Financial support for the 2017 and the 2018 annual conferences will be provided by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The 2017 plenary address will be given by Professor Thomas Crossley (University of Essex and IFS).
The Programme Committee invites submissions of abstracts from academic, government, and business economists in any field of labour economics and related research areas which are aligned with DWP strategic objectives:
- Run an effective welfare system that enables people to achieve financial independence by providing assistance and guidance into employment;
- Increase saving for, and security in, later life;
- Create a fair and affordable welfare system which improves the life chances of children and adults;
- Deliver outstanding services to our customers and claimants;
- Deliver efficiently: transforming the way we deliver our services to reduce costs and increase efficiency;
- Improving services and reducing costs.
Specific interests include for example: what works to increase employment of people with health conditions and disabilities; in-work progression; recruitment, retraining and retention of older workers; securing adequate retirement incomes; self-employment; migration; social justice and life chances. Analysts in the department are keen to actively engage with emerging economic theory and analysis in these areas.
An electronic copy of the abstract should be submitted by 28th April 2017 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Abstracts will be reviewed and then a selection will be invited to submit a full paper based upon the relevance of subject matter to DWP and potential programme fit. It is envisaged that once the abstracts have been reviewed those selected to make full paper submissions will be notified by mid-late May 2017.
Please note that WPEG do not cover travel expenses
University of Calabria
University of St. Gallen