Call for papers – UNU Wider Jobs and Development Conference
UNU-Wider’s 3rd Annual IZA/World Bank/NJD/UNU-WIDER Jobs and Development Conference ‘Better Jobs for Development’ will be held online on September 1-4, 2020.
The four-day conference will feature keynote speeches, a policy panel, and about 80 paper presentations. Except for the keynote speeches, each session will last around one hour and consist of six presentations, including time for questions and answers. Presentations are planned to be 10 minutes long flash-talks with three slides. There will be three or four sessions each day scheduled accordingly to the time zones of speakers.
An additional call for papers has now been issued, for papers that focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on labour market outcomes, occupational health and development.
Full papers or extended abstracts should be submitted by July 10, 2020 using our online application form. One submission per person is allowed. Notifications on contributed papers will be sent by July 31, 2020.
The submission of full papers is strongly encouraged. For accepted extended abstracts, full papers are due August 10, 2020.