We have selected events that we think are relevant to policymakers and/or that involve the IZA World of
Labor. Also included are a selection of IZA events (further IZA events can be found here)
The aim of the 2017 workshop of IZA’s “Labor Markets” program area is to bring together senior and junior researchers to discuss their recent research on the consequences of unemployment with an emphasis on social and welfare aspects.
The two-week Core Courses will provide an in-depth understanding of the conceptual and practical issues involved in the development of programs on social assistance, social safety nets, pensions, social security, jobs and migration.
This training course enhances the skills of policy makers and practitioners to assess and design policies to improve productivity and working conditions in SMEs.
University of Texas, Austin, USA
After an extremely successful initial Symposium in Bonn in July, the second IZA Junior/Senior Labor Symposium will be held at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, on Monday and Tuesday, May 1-2, 2017.
The Festival will bring together leading academic scholars, researchers, practitioners, students, and members of the general public interested in different forms of workplace democracy, including employee-owned firms, cooperatives, employee representation, and other emerging organizational models.
The Society of Labor Economists will hold its Twenty-Second Annual Meetings on May 5-6, 2017, at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in Raleigh, NC.
This conference aims to deepen understanding of the labour market effects of various types of skill mismatch and how they can be best measured in different country contexts. It will include ILO research and also present the work of other partner international organizations.
The objective of the Summer School is to bring together a large number of PhD students and senior lecturers to study new areas in labor economics. Students have the opportunity to present their work and discuss ideas with established researchers in a relaxed and open atmosphere.
The aim of the workshop is to bring together a number of junior and senior researchers to discuss their recent empirical research related to the economics of socio-emotional skills.
Going into its 14th edition this year, the IZA Annual Migration Meeting aims to bring together junior and senior migration researchers to discuss their most recent work in a constructive atmosphere.
The German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the OECD are jointly organizing a High-Level Policy Forum on the New Jobs Strategy which will take place on 13 June 2017 in Berlin. The Forum will be hosted by Minister Andrea Nahles together with Secretary-General Angel Gurría.
Higher School of Economics, St Petersburg, Russia
The Second World Congress of Comparative Economics will be held at National Research University Higher School of Economics (St. Petersburg, Russia), June 15 – 17, 2017, following the first successful meeting in Rome in 2015. It is expected that the congress will bring together about 300 – 350 academics and experts from around the world to discuss a broad spectrum of economics issues in a comparative perspective, both at micro and macro level of analysis.
We are pleased to announce the organization of the Sixteenth IZA/SOLE Transatlantic Meeting of Labor Economists to be Held at the Ammersee Conference Center in Bavaria, Germany, on June 22-25, 2017.
Chatham House, London
This second annual Chatham House conference will examine the drivers transforming the world of work, and identify appropriate government and industry responses to increase productivity, exploring labour market dynamics, scrutinizing technology- led transformations and education policy, and mapping the rise of the independent worker.
The aim of the 2017 workshop of IZA’s "Labor Statistics" program area is to bring together senior and junior researchers to discuss their recent empirical research related to changes in the structure of work.
Turin Centre, Italy
The Academy on Labour Migration (LMA) offers participants a unique opportunity to benefit from a diversified training package, exploring fair and effective labor migration governance, linkages between migration and sustainable development, and instruments and mechanisms for protecting migrants' and their families' rights.
The annual WPEG conference will take place from Thursday 27th to Friday 28th July 2017 at “The Edge” at the University of Sheffield.
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.
University 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).
University Club, Bonn, Germany
The aim of the workshop is to gather about 30 researchers working on the economics of education, in particular on the theme "Making schools work - better"
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.
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.
We are pleased to invite submissions for the first IZA Workshop on Labor Productivity and the Digital Economy.
The aim of this workshop is to bring together senior and junior researchers to present and discuss original research examining the link between health and the labor market.
Industry 4.0 is a new economic approach that challenges Fordism and rigidly compartmentalized production sectors. This new model features more fluid organization in which both consumers and external factors might play a part. While highly-digitalized processes allow for mass customisation of products, a rethink of the way production is organized, as well as of working and business models, is needed.