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.
World Employment Conference 2020: Steering a labour market in transformation
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.
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.Madrid, Spain
Leaders of the employment and recruitment industry, policymakers, academics, HR practitioners and trade unionists from around the world will come together with a single purpose: to exchange views on how to steer a labour market in transformation.
Globalisation, digitalisation, polarization, diversification of forms of work, demographic changes, urbanization: labour markets around the world are facing similar challenges and leaving workers, employers and policymakers with many questions as to how best to respond to these major transformations.
At the 2020 World Employment Conference, leaders of the employment and recruitment industry, policymakers, academics, HR practitioners and trade unionists from around the world will come together with a single purpose: to exchange views on how to steer a labour market in transformation.
Through an impressive line-up of both inspirational and knowledgeable speakers, the conference will address issues ranging from: the rise of platform work, the use of new technologies, the coexistence of diverse forms of work, the need to prepare people for jobs that do not yet exist, the need to deliver a human-centered approach to the new world of work and the evolution of labour laws and social protection schemes adapted to the new realities of work.