[Conference] 2018 International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics

Posted: 2018-10-01   Visits: 935

The 2018 International  Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics will be held by the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) from December 8-9 at Xiamen University, China. 

The symposium is jointly  organized by WISE, the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) of  Jinan University, and the Department of Economics of the Chinese University of  Hong Kong.

The purpose of this Symposium is to facilitate the  exchange of ideas between Chinese and international scholars on labor economics.  We invite submissions from all areas related to labor economics, including but  not limited to education and human capital, employment, income inequality,  migration, and the labor market impact of trade, globalization, technology, and  aging. Empirical research on or theoretical work with empirical applications to  the Chinese labor market is particularly welcome.  

It is our honor to have the following distinguished  keynote speakers this year:

Richard Freeman (Harvard University)

Paola Giuliano (University of California, Los  Angeles)

Carsten Holz (Hong Kong University of Science and  Technology)

Craig McIntosh  (University of California, San  Diego)

Paul Oyer (Stanford University)

Junsen Zhang (Chinese University of Hong  Kong)

Klaus Zimmermann (Global Labor  Organization)

For more information, please visit this link: http://www.wise.xmu.edu.cn/announcements/2018-06-19-17572.html