9th IZA/World Bank Conference on Employment and Development
This conference will provide an opportunity to analyze some of the issues mentioned above and review what we know on the role of skills and their use for promoting productive employment. The thematic sessions welcome papers: - Reviewing the measures of skills available in developing and emerging economies, paying attention to the interlinkages between different types of skills, such as cognitive skills, personal, communication and social skills, those acquired in formal education and during the working life, - Exploring the channels through which workers accumulate the skills required in the labor market, - Assessing the returns to skills in the labor market and analyzing the links between skills, productivity and growth, - Evaluating specific education and training programs implemented in developing and emerging economies.
|Event dates:||2014-06-25 – 2014-06-26|
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2013-12-15|
|Organizer:||IZA - Institute for the Study of Labor World Bank Inter-American Development Bank Universidad del Pacifico|
Dominik Spitza (email@example.com)
|Classification:||E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment ; I2 - Education ; J2 - Time Allocation; Work Behavior; Employment Determination and Creation ; O1 - Economic Development|
|Event type:||Konferenzen, Tagungen; Conferences|