2022 #Jobs4Dev Conference
“The challenge of creating better jobs in developing countries”
To expand the frontiers of global knowledge around jobs and advance the discussion on the most effective policies, the conference will feature policy-relevant papers on all topics in labor and development economics, but especially research that focuses on:
- New platform economy jobs
- Labour market programmes and regulation
- Gender and labour markets
- COVID-19 pandemic, jobs and development
- Immigration, migration and skills
- Structural change
- Climate change, energy and jobs
PHOTOGRAPHS OF JOBS4DEV2022 NOW AVAILABLE
Selected photographs from the 2022 Cape Town conference are now available at the following link.
These images are available under a CC BY Creative Commons license, which requires that credit be given to the creator: Klara Beckerling of Everyday Studios.
Should you require a hi-res version of a particular photograph, please email your request.
LIMITED LIVE STREAMING AVAILABLE
While last year’s conference was predominantly held as an in-person event, selected sessions were available to watch via live-streaming to YouTube. This enabled a wider audience to listen in to the keynote speaker presentations, the Africa policy panel discussions and the special sessions being hosted by the World Bank and the Oxford Martin School with the Development Policy Research Unit.
To access the streaming videos, please go to YouTube.
About the conference
The Jobs and Development Conferences is a global event co-organized by the World Bank, IZA (Institute of Labor Economics), UNU-WIDER, and the Network on Jobs and Development – a partnership of research institutes from various regions of the world: Development Policy Research Unit at University of Cape Town (DPRU, South Africa), Institute for Structural Research (IBS, Poland), HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies (HKUST IEMS, Hong Kong), and Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER, India).
Cape Town, South Africa