Events archive

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)


  • June 2017

    High-Level Policy Forum on the New OECD Jobs Strategy


    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.

    Second World Congress of Comparative Economics “1917 –2017: Revolution and Evolution in Economic Development”

    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.

    16th IZA/SOLE Transatlantic Meeting of Labor Economics

    Buch/Ammersee, Germany

    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 Future of Work 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.  

    Labor Statistics Meeting

    IZA, Bonn

    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.