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Gender differences in human capital investments, labor market outcomes, and other socioeconomic outcomes – in both the developed and developing world – is an active area of research in economics. In general, different scholars have been working on the topic in developed countries than in...
The relation of poverty and inequality to environmental hazards and changes are complex and important, and this workshop aims to motivate high-quality research on these links. A (non-exhaustive) list of keywords for possible contributions are: - Natural disasters, weather, or climate and the...
Global productivity growth—the key long-term driver of living standards—fell sharply following the global financial crisis and has remained sluggish ever since. This decline has been associated with subpar global economic growth and record-low real interest rates. If sustained, low...
Driven by advances in digitization, non-standard work arrangements, sharing on online platforms, and direct consumer-producer relationships are becoming important parts of our economic and social life. This development has important consequences for labor relations, consumer choice and product...
The workshop aims to combine theoretical research and empirical evidence of taxation in the digital economy. The goal is to facilitate interactions between researchers focused on industrial organization, i.e., responses of prices/firms and public finance economists interested in the effect of...
This two-day international workshop will bring together in Louvain-la-Neuve doctoral students involved in research in the field of the Economics of Digitization with both theoretical and empirical focus. Topics: Telecommunications – Internet and Software Industries – Regulation and...
The aim of this conference is to bring together research that addresses issues related to tax administration. Submissions in all areas of tax administration are invited from any perspecitve.
We seek to bring together researchers from the field of Economics and Psychology who collect and analyze subjective expectations and subjective probabilities in applied work. Potential topics include issues related to measurement, expectations formation, use of expectations in econometric models...
Expectations play a key role in any economic model of decision-making under uncertainty. This workshop aims to bring together researchers from different fields of economics to better understand how individuals form expectations, how they update their expectations after receiving new information,...
Topics: - The effects of minimum wages (e.g. on employment, wage inequality, profitability, exports, incidence of part-time work, undeclared labour, outsourcing, etc). -The effects resulting from the introduction of age-related sub-minimum wage rates. - How should minimum wages be determined,...
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