@ 3rd Annual IZA/World Bank/NJD/UNU-WIDER Jobs and Development Conference: Better Jobs for Development
When: September 4, 2020.
The third Jobs and Development Conference was organized by the World Bank, IZA (Institute of Labor Economics) the Network on Jobs and Development and UNU-WIDER and was held online due to the Covid19 outbreak from September 1st to 4th, 2020.
The conference featured keynote speeches, a policy panel and about 90 paper presentations (→program). Three researchers from as many institutions of the Youth Employment PartnerSHIP took part as presenters, hosted in Session 4D: Youth Employment, chaired by Namita Datta (World Bank).
Judit Krekó from Budapest Institute (BI) presented a study on the effects of a short-term job trial program on young jobseekers’ careers. Iga Magda from Institute for Structural Research (IBS) and IZA delivered the presentation “What Works for Whom? Youth Labor Market Policy in Poland”. Francesco Trentini from Collegio Carlo Alberto (CCA) showed the preliminary results of a couterfactual evaluation study on the short-term effect of a mix of labour market policies on the transition to stable employment for young workers (→presentation).