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- Institute for the Study of Labor IZA; World Bank

Dates:May 04-05, 2009
Description:4th IZA/World Bank Conference on Employment and Development
Location:Bonn, Deutsche Post, Germany
Subject:This year, the keynote speakers and panel sessions will focus on the topic of Ś“Causes and Consequences of Formality and InformalityŚ”. Papers dealing with developed countries and transitions economies are welcome if they prove to be relevant for the purpose of the conference and our understanding of labor market mechanism for the developing world. 1. Diagnosis of labor market conditions and vulnerability in middle and low income countries. 2. Links between the business environment, labor demand and poverty reduction. 3. Benefits/costs of structural reforms and globalization for workers 4. Causes and consequences of formality and informality 5. Effects of labor market policy and institutions 6. Best practices in skills development and skills upgrading 7. International migration and labor markets in origin and host countries [gemŐ_ŐŔ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:O


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