6th GREThA International Conference on Economic Development

6th GREThA International Conference on Economic Development

Labor, Labor Market, and Development

Bordeaux, June 16-17, 2016


 The University of Bordeaux, GREThA and CNRS will hold their 6th International Conference on Development Economics onJune 16-17, 2016. The conference will bring together academics working on issues related to labor and labor markets in developing countries.


We invite contributions related (though not limited) to the following topics:


Human capital and labor markets

Formal and informal labor markets

Child labor and forced labor

Networking and entrepreneurship

Public sector employment

Agricultural and rural labor

Unemployment, underemployment and labor misallocation

Wage inequality and redistribution

Social stratification and discrimination on labor markets

Norms and regulations of labor markets

Contract, incentives and labor productivity

Within- and cross-country labor migrations

Measurement issues in labor-related information


Keynote speakers: Frederico Finan (University of California at Berkeley), Pieter Serneels (University of East Anglia).

 Scientific Committee: Olivier Bargain (Aix-Marseille School of Economics, IZA), Jean-Philippe Berrou (Sciences po Bordeaux, LAM), François Combarnous (University of Bordeaux, GREThA), Yacouba Diallo (BIT), Michael Grimm (University of Passau), Catherine Guirkinger (University of Namur/CRED), Melissa Hidrobo (International Food Policy Research Institute), Christophe Nordman (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement/DIAL), Stéphane Pallage (UQAM), Simon Quinn (University of Oxford/CSAE).

 Key dates:

Full paper should be submitted by February 29th, 2016

Decision notification: March 30st, 2016

Registration until May 1st, 2016


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Contact : devconference2016@u-bordeaux.fr