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Call for papers

External conference

2nd CEPR/EBRD/Economics of Transition Symposium:
Globalisation and Labour Markets 

Event date: Thursday 14th June 2018 - Friday 15th June 2018

The symposium will provide a platform for researchers and policy makers to discuss new research findings and to identify areas where further academic and policy-oriented work is needed. Papers are invited on the following – non-exhaustive – list of topics:

  • International trade and labour market outcomes
  • The political, economic and social consequences of globalisation
  • Migration and social mobility within and across countries
  • Educational attainment and skill development in a globalised world
  • The changing nature of work in the digital economy
  • Inequality, inclusion and gender in the global economy
  • Institutional quality and governance in a comparative perspective
  • Globalisation and its impact on the environment
  • The role of automation and robots in shaping labour markets
  • Globalisation and labour regulation

The symposium features keynote talks by Paola Conconi (Université Libre de Bruxelles and CEPR) and David Dorn (University of Zurich and CEPR).