Labor Markets in Southern Africa: Evidence and Policy Lessons
Program: Session A: - Forever Young? Social Policies for a Changing Population in Southern Africa, - Invisible Workers: Exploring the Links etween Employment and Pathways out of Poverty, Session B: - Direct and Indirect Effects of Malawi’s Public Works Program on Food Security, - Seasonal Liquidity Constraints, Labor Supply and Agricultural Productivity: Evidence from Zambia, Session C: - Labor Migration and Structural Change in Rural Labor Markets: Evidence from Malawi, - The Inter-Generational Impact of Conflict and Forced Displacement on Education: Evidence from Burundi, - Promoting Migrant Remittances Using Mobile Banking: Evidence from a Field Experiment, ZIPAR Special Session: More and Better Jobs, Panel Discussion: Role of the State: Are African Economies Doing Enough for Labor Markets? Session D: - Long term impacts of early life test scores -A comparative study on Madagascar and Senegal, - Modelling Labour Markets in Four African LICs with Imperfect Data, - Measuring Labour in Farm Household in Africa, Session E: - Assisting Job Search in Low-employment Communities: The Effect of Information Provision and Transport Vouchers in Addis Ababa, - Labor Markets and Household Enterprises: Evidence from New Nationally Representative Surveys in Five African Countries, - Matched Employee-Employer Panel-Data for Labour Market Analysis in Zimbabwe Panel Discussion: Labor Market Policies for Uncertain Global Economic Prospects. Keynote Speech: Kathleen Beegle (World Bank and IZA) "Poverty in a Rising Africa".
|Event dates:||2016-10-27 – 2016-10-28|
|Organizer:||Institute for the Study of Labor (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit IZA), Germany Department for International Development (DFID) , UK aid Joint IZA/DFID Growth and Labour Markets in Low Income Countries Programme (GLM LIC) Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR), Zambia|
|Conference venue:||Lusaka, 4810 Dushambe Road, NIPA - National Institute of Public Administration|
Organizers: David Lam (firstname.lastname@example.org), Maryam Naghsh Nejad (email@example.com)
|Classification:||D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics ; D2 - Production and Organizations ; E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment ; F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business ; J2 - Time Allocation; Work Behavior; Employment Determination and Creation ; J5 - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining ; J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies|
|Event type:||Konferenzen, Tagungen; Conferences|