We list all GLO supported events following calendar time. Years are listed once. The first number refers to month, the second to day(s).



  • 12; 19: Beijing, China. Third Renmin University – GLO Conference on “Chinese Labor Market Issues”. Program & Registration. Report and video of the event.
  • 12; 3: 1, 7: Canterbury, University of Kent, UK. GLO Virtual Seminar. John P. De New. Report and Video of the event.
  • 11; 23: Academia Europaea (AE), Section Economics, Business & Management Sciences. Internal Online Workshop on Covid-19. Hosted by Central European University, CEU School of Public Policy. Vienna 9 am – 5 pm. Open to AE, CEU & GLO members.
  • 11; 19: Journal of Population Economics Online Workshop. Kuznets Prize 2021 & Issue 1/2021. Hosted by UNU-MERIT. Maastricht (2-5 pm). Open to the public. Announcement. Video of the event. Report of the event.
  • 11; 13: EBES-GLO Joint Online Seminar. David Audretsch: The Threat Posed by the Covid-19 Pandemic to Democracy & Entrepreneurship. Berlin 3-4 pm & Istanbul 5-6 pm. EBES & GLO members. Report and Video of the event.
  • 11; 5: Canterbury, University of Kent, UK. GLO Virtual Seminar. Ira Gang. Report about the event. Video of the seminar.
  • 10; 7-9: Madrid, Spain. 33th EBES conference; only VIRTUAL. Final Program. GLO Conference Report.
  • 10; 1: Canterbury, University of Kent, UK. GLO Virtual Seminar. Alfonso Flores-Lagunes.
  • 9; 24-25: GLO/EHERO Special Workshop on Well-being. Program.
  • 9; 16: Chula-GLO Publication Workshop : Advancing knowledge and promoting the dissemination of labor-related research through publishing in high impact factor journals Thailand, 9-12 am (Thai time).
  • 9; 3: Canterbury, University of Kent, UK. GLO Virtual Seminar. Kompal Sinha.
  • 8; 25-28: Rotterdam, The Netherlands. GLO/EHERO Special Sessions on Well-being at the 18th International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies ISQOLS Annual Conference. Submission deadline: January 15, 2020. MORE INFO. SESSIONS BECAUSE OF CORONA MOVED to September 24-25, 2020.
  • 8; 6: Canterbury, University of Kent, UK. GLO Virtual Seminar. Sergei Guriev.
  • 8; 5-7: Istanbul, Turkey. 32th EBES conference. Abstract Submission Deadline: July 3, 2020. Conference Call. And the GLO Post. GLO Post Program. GLO Report on the event.
  • 7; 9: Canterbury, University of Kent, UK. GLO Virtual Seminar. Marie Claire Villeval.
  • 7; 6-10: Moscow, Russia. International Summer School “Education and Development” of World Bank and HSE University, Call for Applications. Deadline April 10, 2020.
  • 7; 3-7: Bali, Indonesia. International Economic Association World Congress. Conference announcement. Submission deadline January 15, 2020. POSTPONED, NEW DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN TIME.
  • 7; 1-3: Istanbul, Turkey. 32th EBES conference. MOVED TO AUGUST 5-7, 2020.
  • 6; 22-23: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. GLO is a Strategic Partner at the 3rd International Conference on Future of Education 2020 (Future Education 2020). The deadline for submitting an abstract is February 19, 2020. More details.
  • 6; 18-19: Zürich. 2020 Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics, University of Zürich. More information. Paper submission deadline: February 1, 2020.
  • 6; 11: Canterbury, University of Kent, UK. GLO Virtual Seminar. Danny Blanchflower.
  • 6; 12-14: Beijing, China. 2020 International Conference on Global Migration and Talent Mobility organized by CCG with Metropolis China and Metropolis Asia and supported by GLO. Further info. Cancelled due to Covit-19.
  • 6; 5-7: Guangzhou, Jinan University, China. Third IESR-GLO Joint Conference on “The Economics of Covit-19”. Virtual event. MORE INFO.
  • 4; 15-17: Warsaw, Poland. 31th EBES conference. Conference announcement. Abstract deadline: February 12, 2020. Virtual event due to Corvit-19.
  • 3; 30-31: Pisa, Italy. GLO supported workshop on “Migrations, Populism and the Crisis of Globalization” at the University of Pisa. Submission deadline is 15 January 2020. Conference announcement.
  • 2; 20-21: Geneva/Switzerland. Global Interdisciplinary Policy Research Conference on Youth Transitions organized by the Center for Finance and Development of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Chair: GLO Policy Director Azita Berar Awad. Event Report.
  • 2; 5-7: Brisbane, Australia. Third Australian Gender Economics Workshop (AGEW) will take place at the Queensland University of Technology. Submission deadline is 18 September 2019. MORE INFORMATION.
  • 1; 8-10: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 30th EBES conference. Call for Contributions with Deadline October 31, 2019. EBES is the Eurasia Business and Economics Society, further information.
  • 1; 3-5: ASSA 2020; San Diego, USA. Annual Convention Allied Social Science Associations. Research and business meetings. Kuznets Prize 2020 of the Journal of Population Economics provided at a reception on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM,  Marriott Marquis San Diego, Coronado Room hosted by the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) of Jinan University.




59th ISLE Labour Conference in Kerela/India

The 59th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE) will be held during 16-18 December 2017 in the premises of Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation (GIFT), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The conference is organized for ISLE by  GIFT in collaboration with the Department of Economics, Kerala University, and the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram.

Submission of Papers:  Papers along with a summary of about 500 to 750 words should be submitted online at or emailed to Selected papers are considered for publication in the Indian Journal of Labour Economics after peer reviewing. Submission deadline is 30 September 2017.

The GLO will organize a special GLO session at this conference. Those GLO members interested to contribute to such a session are invited to contact GLO President Klaus F. Zimmermann (

Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE) Inaugural Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, December 7-9, 2017

The Asian and Australasian Society of Labour Economics (AASLE) is being founded to promote research and cooperation in Labour and Applied Economics across Asia and Australasia. The inaugural conference of the AASLE aims to bring together researchers from around the world and will be hosted by the Australian National University Research School of Economics in Canberra, Australia, from 7-9 December 2017. The Executive Board invites submissions on any topics related to Labour and Applied Economics. Submissions for presentation should include an abstract (max. 250 words) and a full paper. Contributors are invited to submit papers and abstracts by 30 June 2017 at

ISEG 2017: Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Growth. Challenges, Measures and Solutions,  Transilvania University of Brasov, October 19-21, 2017

The Faculty of Economic Sciences and Business Administration within Transilvania University of Brasov, in collaboration with the Institute for Economic Forecasting within the National Institute for Economic Research “Costin C. Kiritescu” of the Romanian Academy cordially invites you to submit research papers for presentation and discussions at the third edition of the International Conference „Inclusive and sustainable economic growth. Challenges, measures and solutions” (ISEG 2017).
The conference will be hosted by Transilvania University of Brasov and will be held 19-21 October 2017 in the Transilvania University Hall, Street Iuliu Maniu no. 47A, Brasov.
The meeting will be an excellent opportunity for academics, researchers and doctoral students to present new research results and to discuss challenging issues on the topics of conference. The aim of this new series of conferences is to gather research interests and to stimulate collaborative research around actual macro- and microeconomic Topics.
Deadline for abstract submission is May 15, 2017, and for full paper submission is September 12017. See also Call for Papers. See: GLO Session of papers.

Economics Conference on “An Urgency for Evidence and Transparency in Economic Analysis and Policy”, St. Charles, Missouri, October 13–14, 2017

Hosted by Center for Economics and the Environment, Hammond Institute, Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship, Lindenwood University and organized by Midwest office of the Association for Integrity and Responsible Leadership in Economics and Associated Professions (AIRLEAP). The AIRLEAP Midwest office invites abstract submissions (of no more than 300 words) for papers presented at the conference. Complete session proposals are also welcome. Any paper or entire session related to the conference title, or to integrity, ethics, or leadership in economics will be considered. The Deadline for submitting a paper or proposing an organized session is July 15, 2017.

Ensuring Economic and Employment Stability (EES) Network Conference “Labor Markets and Macroeconomics”, Nuremberg, October 13–14, 2017

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, the Institute for Employment Research, and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, as part of the Ensuring Economic and Employment Stability (EES) network, are organizing a conference, which will be held in Nuremberg on October 13–14, 2017. The conference aims to bring together high-quality research that is at the intersection of labor economics and macroeconomics. We invite researchers to submit related empirical and theoretical contributions. Papers using microeconomic data are especially welcome. Submissions of papers or extended Abstracts are welcome by email to, the submission deadline is May 15.

3rd International Conference on Social Protection – Migration, Development and Social Welfare: Implications and New Insights, Kuala Lumpur, October 10-11, 2017

The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is organizing a special session on labor and migration issues in South and South-East Asia as part of the “3rd International Conference on Social Protection – Migration, Development and Social Welfare: Implications and New Insights“. The conference is scheduled to take place from 10th – 11th October 2017 in Kuala Lumpur and will be organised by the Social Security Research Centre (SSRC), Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. The special session will be chaired by GLO Fellow, Professor Niaz Asadullah of the University of Malaya (contact email: Interested contributors are requested to email the title and abstract (400 words) of their paper with full contact details of all authors to Professor Asadullah. Full paper is also welcome, if available. In total, 4 papers will be selected for the GLO session. In case of a large number of high quality submissions, an additional session may be planned. For further details on the conference, please visit

23rd EBES Conference – Madrid, September 27-29, 2017

You are cordially invited to submit your abstracts or papers for presentation consideration at the 23rd EBES Conference that will take place on September 27-29, 2017 at the Faculty of Economics and Business at Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spain.
The conference aims to bring together many distinguished researchers from all over the world. Participants will find opportunities for presenting new research, exchanging information, and discussing current issues. Although we focus on Europe and Asia, all papers from major economics, finance, and business fields – theoretical or empirical – are highly encouraged. Submission deadline: June 30, 2017

Kyiv Conference: Well-Being in Post-Transition Economies, September 14-17, 2017

International Conference “People Matter: Quality of Life and Population Wellbeing in Post-Transition Economies organized by the Kyiv School of Economics and VoxUkraine on September 14-15, 2017 in Kyiv in Ukraine. It is supported by the Global Labor Organization (GLO).

This is the first conference in the region which will bring together researchers from around the world who have been studying population well-being and its various aspects in post-socialist countries during the transition period and beyond. It will provide an opportunity for extended dialogue among academic and policy researchers, government officials and policy makers to promote use of evidence and analytics in the decision making at all levels. In particular, the panel discussions will focus on such the wellbeing implications of such matters as youth labor market exclusion and forced migration, as well as health reform, pension reform and land reform in the context of Ukraine. The aim of the conference is three-fold: (i) to promote existing research on various aspects of population wellbeing, (ii) to facilitate the dialogue between researchers, policy makers and civil society, and (iii) to promote use of existing data and discuss possibilities for new data collection for the generation of evidence needed for policy making.

The organizing committee of the conference includes GLO Fellow Olena Nizalova (University of Kent), Yuri Gorodnichenko (University of California, Berkley), Tymofiy Mylovanov (Kyiv School of Economics and University of Pittsburgh), Mariya Aleksynska (ILO), and Olga Kupets (Kyiv School of Economics).

Klaus F. Zimmermann (UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University and President of GLO) will provide a keynote lecture on “Migration and Well-being” on September 14. He will also chair a policy panel on “Migration caused by conflicts: Wellbeing of refugees and internally displaced people”.  Available: full program of the conference.

AIEL XXXII National Conference of Labour Economics, University of Calabria, September 14-15, 2017

The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is organizing a special GLO session at the 32nd annual Conference of the Italian Association of Labour Economists, hosted by the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance “Giovanni Anania” at the University of Calabria in the Arcavacata Campus in Rende (Cosenza), on the 14th-15th September 2017. The theme for this year’s conference “Gender Gaps in Educational Choices” is the analysis of the factors determining different educational choices and labour market outcomes across gender. This year the AIEL keynote lecture will be delivered by Victor Lavy (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and University of Warwick) on  “Why There Are Fewer Female Engineers: The Role of Teachers”. There will be a special invited plenary session on Retirement and Reform of the Pension System. The policy issues are the financial sustainability of the pension system and the effect the institutional setup on welfare and health of retired workers. Full program with the GLO session (see the session outline also here).

Agenda 2030: Economics in a Changing World, Umag, Croatia, August 27-28 2017

The Experimental Economics Lab presents the 1st International Scientific Conference on Economics in a Changing World. In the past decade, we have witnessed how different sets of events can trigger global economic changes. From the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis to today’s increasing number of political and conflict-related shocks, no nation’s economy has proven resistant to these changes. The complexity of interactions between economic and political factors has increased and these elements ought to be incorporated into future policies. A new development agenda should carry forward the spirit of active response to changes, seeking an answer to the questions of what should and can be done to anticipate changes and transform economies for the better. Practical focus of the conference is highlighting the agenda of challenges, topics of migrations, national security, poverty, education, economic growth and healthcare to fulfil our vision of promoting sustainable development worldwide.

Inaugural International Conference on Applied Economics and Policy (ICAEP) 2017, Kuala Lumpur, August 21-22, 2017

The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is organizing a special GLO session on labor market and human capital related issues in South and South-East Asia as part of the inaugural International Conference on Applied Economics and Policy (ICAEP) 2017. It’ll be organized by the Faculty of Economics and Administration (FEA) at the University of Malaya, the oldest economics faculty in Malaysia. The conference is expected to attract a large number of academics, researchers and policy makers from ASEAN countries. The conference venue, the University of Malaya, is located at the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The special session will be chaired by GLO Fellow, Professor Niaz Asadullah of the University of Malaya (contact email: Interested contributors are requested to submit the title and abstract (400 words) of their paper with full contact details of all authors. Full paper is also welcome, if available. The submission deadline is 30th April 2017. Please select “GLO session” if submitting proposals directly through the conference site. In total, 4 papers will be selected for the GLO session. In case of a large number of high quality submissions, an additional session may be planned. For further details on the conference, please visit The final GLO session can be found here.

Indonesia Development Forum (IDF) conference on “Fighting Inequality for Better Growth”, Jakarta, August 10 and 11,2017

GLO Fellow Dr Maliki is inviting papers for presentations in the Indonesia Development Forum (IDF) conference on “Fighting Inequality for Better Growth“. The Indonesia Development Forum (IDF), initiated by Ministry of National Planning Agency/ BAPPENAS, is a platform for government, private sector, academia, and other members of society to collaborate for shaping development agendas. The event will take place in Jakarta on 10-11 August 2017. Submission deadline is June 26th, 2017. For further details,visit

APPAM International Conference “Public Policy and Governance Beyond Borders”, Brussels, July 13 and 14, 2017

GLO Director Alessio J.G. Brown organized and will chair a GLO Session on “Labor Market and Health Impacts of Refugees and Asylum Seekers ” on Friday, July 14 at the international conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), which will take place in Brussels on 13-14 July 2017, under the theme ‘Public Policy & Governance Beyond Borders’. Submissions from academics, policymakers and practitioners for individual paper presentations, round table or panel sessions are possible until 31 January 2017. The event is co-hosted by MGSoG/UNU-MERIT (Maastricht University, NL) and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs (Syracuse University, USA). Speakers and papers of the session.

Society of Economics of the Household (SEHO), San Diego State University, June 25 and 26, 2017

The first annual meetings of the Society of Economics of the Household (SEHO) will be held in San Diego, California, on June 25 and 26, 2017, and is organized by Shoshana Grossbard, editor of the Review of Economics of the Household (REHO).
Submission of an extended abstract (max 1000 words) before 15 February 2017.

Society of Government Economists Annual Conference, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington DC, May 11, 2017

The Global Labor Organization (GLO) is organizing a special GLO session on “STEM Degrees, Foreign Students, and Latino Migration” at the Society of Government Economists 2017 Annual Conference. held Thursday, May 11, 2017,  8:30am-4:30pm, at the Janet Norwood Conference and Training Center U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Society of Government Economists Annual Conference includes papers and sessions on topics that affect government programs or public policy at local, national and international levels, topics related to improvements in government surveys, data, and measures, and research on microeconomic and macroeconomic trends and issues that inform policy makers. SGE supports research and networking opportunities for government economists and those who are interested in the intersection of public policy and economics. The SGE 2017 Program.

Session 3D: STEM Degrees, Foreign Students, and Latino Migration

Chair and Discussant: Sonia Plaza, World Bank and GLO

Once Again into the Eye of the Storm: Demand and STEM Degrees: Lindsay Lowell, Georgetown University and GLO

Where do Foreign Students Work after They Graduate?: Neil Ruiz, Pew Research Center and GLO

Trends and Patterns of Latino Migration in the Northeast: Amelie Constant, Princeton University and GLO (Co-author: Douglas S. Massey, Princeton University and GLO)

Recent Advances in Economic and Social Research, Institute for Economic Foresting Bucharest, May 11 and 12, 2017

The 3rd International Conference Recent Advances in Economic and Social Research will take place on May 11-12, 2017 in the Institute for Economic Foresting in Bucharest organized by members of the Institute.
Deadline for abstract submissions is April 8, 2017.

David K Smith ‘42 Economics Symposium at Middlebury College
“Economics of Remittances”

Saturday, April 29th, 2017 [Robert A. Jones ’59 House Conference Room]
Welcome Remarks: 9:00 to 9:15 AM President Laurie L. Patton [Middlebury College]
I. AM Session 9:20 AM to 11:20 AM Remittances, Crime, and Racial Wealth Gap
Stephen Brito [International Monetary Fund]
“Remittances and the Impact on Crime in Mexico”
Darrick Hamilton [New School of Social Research]
“The Racial Wealth Gap: the roles of Remittance, Inheritance, Incarceration and Education”
Coffee Break 11:25 AM to 11:40 AM
II. Keynote Address: 11:45 AM to 12:55 PM Dilip Ratha [World Bank and GLO]
“The Global Agenda on Remittances”
Lunch 1:00 PM to 1:55 PM
III. PM Session: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Remittances, Income Inequality, and Well-being
James Bang [St. Ambrose University], Aniruddha Mitra [Bard College], and Phanindra V.
Wunnava [Middlebury College and GLO]
“Hollowing out the Middle? Remittances and Income Inequality in Nigeria”
Klaus F. Zimmermann [Princeton University, Bonn University, UNU-MERIT and GLO]
“Remittances and Well-being”
Closing Remarks: Phanindra V. Wunnava [Middlebury College]

3rd CAR-Symposium China in Shanghai, April 20, 2017

Following the successful launch of the  1st and 2nd CAR-Symposium in Shanghai and Beijing, the 3rd CAR-Symposium and the debut of the CAR-connects recruiting fair in China takes place in Shanghai on April 20, 2017. The CAR-Symposium in China follows the German edition, which is one of the most important annual congress events in Germany with  a 17 years Tradition. In 2015, University Duisburg-Essen and CAR Center Automotive Research started its CAR-Symposium in China. Read the Program and more updates will be available on