Jobs & Development Conference 2016
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.