Online Conference: 5th IZA/ World Bank/ NJD/ UNU-WIDER Jobs and Development Conference
- IZA – Institute of Labour Economics
- The World Bank
- The Network on Jobs and Development (NJD)
- United Nations University – World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
Name of Event: 5th IZA/World Bank/NJD/UNU-WIDER Jobs and Development Conference "Building better jobs for the post-Covid19 era"
Date & Time: Wednesday to Friday, September 1st to 3rd 2021 (HKT)*
The Jobs and Development Conferences is a global event co-organised by the World Bank, IZA (Institute of Labour Economics), UNU-WIDER, and the Network on Jobs and Development – a partnership of research institutes from various regions of the world: Development Policy Research Unit at University of Cape Town (DPRU, South Africa), HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies (HKUST IEMS, Hong Kong), Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER, India), and Institute for Structural Research (IBS, Poland). The conference strives to expand the frontiers of global knowledge around jobs, improve understanding of the interplay between development and quantity and quality of work, and advance the discussion on the most effective policies to improve jobs outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. Each year, the conference combines key-note lectures, presentations of high-quality research and policy-oriented discussions, creating a platform for interactions between academics and policy-makers.
Registration Deadline: Nil
*Please refer to the agenda for information of time.