• 2016 Jobs & Development Conference

    November 2-3 | Washington, D.C.

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Thank you for attending the 2016 Jobs and Development Conference. We hope you had an informative 2-days of discussion and engagement on the topic of Jobs and Development.

2016 Jobs & Development Conference

On November 2-3, 2016 in Washington, D.C., the Network on Jobs and Development and the World Bank Jobs Group held a two-day conference to discuss the latest policy-relevant research to foster the creation of multi-sector, multi-disciplinary solutions to jobs challenges around the world.


  • The #Jobs4Dev conference involved 80 speakers from all continents, and was joined by over 200 participants.
  • Besides invited papers, 32 high-quality papers were accepted from the call for papers which drew more than 150 submissions.
  • The conference covered a wide-range of issues, from job creation in conflict affected or fragile states, to gender and skills, to technical progress and structural change, to many aspects of labour regulation.

We invite you to view the 2016 conference materials by clicking on the following links. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact us.

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The Network on Jobs and Development is a partnership of five research institutions that is financed by the Development Grant Facility and sponsored by the World Bank Jobs Group.