The Jobs and Development 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.
Labour Policy in Underdeveloped Economies
Refugee migration in Europe and Labour Geography in Asia
Job Creation in Emerging Economies
Skills in Transition: China and Latin America
The Nuances of Labour Regulations
Technology, Jobs and Structural Change
Employment Oriented Interventions
Opportunity, Equality and Work
photos: Sarah Marriott,
Development Policy Research Unit at University of Cape Town