Firms, Labour Markets, and Development Workshop

On STEG's Radar: Firms, Labor Markets, and Development Workshop - Call for Papers

🌎 Ortygia Business School, Siracusa (Italy)

📅 28-29 June 2024
🚩Deadline to Apply: 20 March 2024

Co-organised by STEG Grantee Francesco Amodio, the Firms, Labor Markets, and Development Workshop, seeks to promote the exchange and dissemination of new research in the field of development economics and its intersections with industrial organisation, international trade, labour economics, and migration. This is the fourth edition of the workshop.

This year’s workshop will be held on 28-29 June 2024 at the Ortygia Business School in Siracusa, Italy, and is planned as an in-person event.

The workshop calls for papers covering, but not limited to:

  • Firm and sectoral productivity
  • Access to foreign markets
  • Firms in hostile environments
  • Growth and structural transformation
  • Technology adoption, learning, and diffusion
  • Labour market frictions
  • Causes and consequences of international migration
  • Refugees and forced displacement

Keynote speaker: Paula Bustos, ICREA Research Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Paula is also a STEG Theme 4 Leader.

A limited budget is available upon request to cover accommodation expenses for up to two nights.

The deadline to submit is March 20th, 2024. Authors of selected papers will be informed by mid-April.

Please submit completed papers and/or extended abstracts at the following link:
Firms, Labour Markets, and Development, 28-29 June 2024, Ortygia Business School, Siracusa (google.com)

The Organizing Committee:
Francesco AMODIO, McGill University
Michele DI MAIO, Sapienza University of Rome
Mariapia MENDOLA, University of Milan Bicocca and Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano
Marco SANFILIPPO, University of Turin and Collegio Carlo Alberto

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