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The objective of this special conference is to draw lessons from these disciplines to help inform and shape how the international development community moves forward in defining, measuring and monitoring poverty.
To expand the frontiers of global knowledge around jobs and advance the discussion on the most effective policies, we are interested in papers that focus on: - Increasing wage labor demand. - Creating jobs in the formal sector of the economy, including mobilizing capital for private sector...
The conference will focus on policy issues, quantitative methods and current challenges for public investors, and is intended to promote an exchange of innovative ideas among practitioners and academics, knowledge sharing and collaboration across organizations, and the development of best...
The aim of the conference is to bring together policymakers and practitioners, international institutions, and leading academics to shed light on these issues from both practical and research perspectives, and draw robust and novel policy implications.
The aim of the conference is to present and discuss the latest policy-relevant research to foster the creation of multi-sector, multi-disciplinary solutions to jobs challenges around the world based on research and empirical evidence. In addition to the regular sessions in all fields of labor...
Topic: Sustainable Infrastructure Infrastructure - understood to include water supply and sanitation, flood protection, roads and transport, and energy and telecommunications - has major implications at the household level (health, education, and social mobility), at the firm level...
The conference is targeted at experts from the community of central banks and sovereign wealth managers (including commodity savings funds and sovereign pension funds) as well as academics. It aims to facilitate an ongoing dialogue between the reserve and asset management specialists of the...
Topics include (but are not limited to): - Earnings inequality and workers’ well-being - Precarious versus stable jobs - Informality and job quality - Innovative ways to measure the quality of the work environment - The impact of early entry into the labor market on job quality - Gender...
The overall theme of the meeting will be “Water Security in a Changing World.” Topics: - Addressing the food-energy-health environment and water nexus - Assessing large- and small-scale irrigation investments - Moving toward integrated urban and basin management - Dealing with groundwater...
The goal of the conference is to bring together academics and policy makers to discuss labor markets dynamics and their relation with growth. Topics: - Labor market responses to macroeconomic and policy changes: structure of labor markets, downward wage rigidities, the institutional environment...
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