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)
March 2018Torino, Italy
The International Network for Social Policy Teaching and Research, the University of Maryland, and Evaluation Review will cosponsor a conference on rigorous impact evaluation in Europe. The conference will be held in Torino, Italy, beginning with a dinner on Sunday, March 11 and concluding on Tuesday, March 13.ISID Complex, New Delhi, India
The Campbell Collaboration is co-partnering with the Global Development Network (GDN) and the Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) for the 18th Annual Global Development Conference, titled Science, Technology & Innovation for Development, 11-12 December 2017, at the ISID Complex in New Delhi, India.
April 2018Santiago de Compostela, Spain
CIELO Laboral has launched a global initiative to study the Future of Work, inviting the Member States to undertake dialogues regarding the future of work at national levelBarnard College, New York
IZA and Barnard College are organizing the 2nd IZA Annual Workshop on Gender and Family Economics. The workshop will create a stimulating environment that will enable participants to engage in discussion of and receive valuable feedback on pressing issues in gender- and family-related research and policy.IZA, Bonn
The aim of the 2018 workshop of IZA’s “Labor Statistics” program area is to bring together senior and junior researchers to discuss their recent empirical research related to skill attainment and the returns to skill in the labor market.
May 2018Room XI, ILO, 4 route des Morillons, Geneva, Switzerland
The event will provide a global platform for governments, social partners, youth and civil society, the private sector, UN entities and beyond to foster collaboration on Decent Jobs for Youth under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.Buch/Amersee
We are pleased to announce the organization of the Seventeenth IZA/SOLE Transatlantic Meeting of Labor Economists to be held at the Ammersee Conference Center in BavariaBank of England
The Bank of England, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the European Central Bank are organizing a conference on Gender and career progression, with a focus on issues specific to finance, economics, and central banks, to be held on May 14, 2018 at the Bank of England. Governor Mark Carney (Bank of England) will provide opening remarks, and Dr. Brian Bell will be giving a keynote speech.IZA, Bonn
The optimal environmental policy aims at equalizing benefits and costs of improving environmental quality. While the benefits generally accrue in form of increased health, worker productivity and human capital, quality of life, and amenity values, the costs of environmental regulations are mostly borne through potential impacts on industrial activity and employment.
University of Maryland School of Public Policy: Understanding and Synthesizing Evidence-Based ResearchParis
The University of Maryland School of Public Policy will offer a for-credit international graduate course on understanding and synthesizing evidence-based research in Summer 2018.Conference Room « Pierre Laroque », Ministry of Health 14, avenue Duquesne 75007 Paris
The Directorate for Research, Studies and Statistics (DARES) of the French Ministry of Labour and the Research Department of the International Labour Organization (ILO) are organizing an international conference on “Polarisation(s) in Labour Markets”.
The IZA will hold a World Labor Conference, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of IZA, in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday and Friday, June 28 and 29, 2018. There will be 8 sets of two-hour parallel sessions, with each of the 48 sessions containing four papers. In addition, there will be: One plenary session each day with a keynote address, one by Francine Blau (Cornell University and IZA) and one by Chris Pissarides (London School of Economics and IZA); and a ceremonial dinner on the evening of June 28, at which the biennial IZA Prize in Labor Economics will be presented.
July 2018BEIS Conference Centre, Westminster, London
The conference will focus on employer engagement in education and training, vocational education and how these relate to the Government’s plans for increasing social mobility, the implementation of its Industrial Strategy and improving the flow of skills into the labor market post-Brexit. The conference also seeks to reflect on reforms and policy shifts in relation to vocational education and training and employer engagement internationally.IZA, Bonn
After extremely successful Symposia in Bonn in 2016 and Austin in 2017, the third IZA Junior/Senior Labor Symposium will be held at IZA in Bonn, GermanyOECD, France
Building on the very successful first joint OECD-IZA Workshop, we particularly encourage submissions of papers that provide good theory or empirical evidence on labor productivity and the digital economy.
August 2018Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, USA
Going into its 15th edition this year, the IZA Annual Migration Meeting aims at bringing together junior and senior migration researchers to discuss their most recent work in a constructive atmosphere.