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Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA);World Bank
- June 09-11, 2011
- IZA/World Bank Workshop: Institutions and Informal Employment in Emerging and Transition Economies
- Bonn, IZA, Germany
- The workshop will bring together leading scholars and young researchers pursuing research on labor markets in emerging and transition economies with a focus on the link of institutions and informal employment. Informality and informal employment pose a major challenge to policy makers in emerging and transition economies. Topics:- Definitions and measurement of informal employment and under-reporting of economic activities and income- Competing paradigms of informality in the literature (theory and evidence)- Static and dynamic models of firm formation along the formal-informal divide- Assessment of social security systems by workers and informal employment- Links between risk attitudes and time preferences of workers and informal employment- Labor market institutions and policies and their effect on informal employment- Policy interventions to enhance the emergence of workers and firms from the informal sector- Social policies to protect informal workers: design and evaluation[gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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