XXIX National Conference of Labor Economics

  • October 2024

    IZA/ECONtribute Workshop on the Economics of Education


    The 8th IZA/ECONtribute Workshop on the Economics of Education will convene international scholars focusing on the development of skills within both formal and informal educational contexts and their valuation in the labor market. The conference will feature a select group of presenters, alongside a poster session for local researchers from the host institutions. Presentations and the keynote speech will be accessible via Zoom to an external audience.

XXIX National Conference of Labor Economics
September 11, 2014 - September 12, 2014

This annual conference focused on labor market reforms, with specific reference to successful practices implemented in Europe. The Great Recession destroyed jobs around the world, and countries are still working to tackle unemployment rates amid slow job growth. While labor markets across European countries are varied, there is evidence that labor market institutions, policies, education and training can help to foster employment.

IZA’s Klaus F. Zimmermann delivered the keynote lecture entitled "The Economics of Labor Market Reforms", and thematic sessions covered areas as diverse as migration, labor demand, education and health.

Related articles on labor market and job creation:
How labor market institutions affect job creation and productivity growth, by Magnus Henrekson
Entrepreneurs and their impact on jobs and economic growth, by Alexander Kritikos

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