Call for Papers


5th Joint IZA/IFAU Conference on Labor Market Policy Evaluation

Organizers: Patrick Arni (IZA), Marco Caliendo (University of Potsdam and IZA ), Per Johansson (IFAU and IZA ), Erik Mellander (IFAU), Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Mannheim and IZA ), Johan Vikström (IFAU)
Location:Uppsala, Sweden
Date:October 09 - October 10, 2014

Submission Deadline:June 03, 2014
Notification of Acceptance:June 25, 2014

Event Manager:

Dominik Spitza

About the Conference

We are very pleased to announce the Fifth IZA/IFAU Conference on Labor Market Policy Evaluation. This conference is jointly organized by IFAU (Uppsala) and IZA (Bonn) in a bi-annual rhythm, taking place this year in Uppsala, Sweden. The conference will start in the morning of October 9 and end in the afternoon of October 10.

The Program Committee invites submissions for about 16 presentations from academic researchers doing program evaluation research on policy issues related to the labor market. Papers that include innovative approaches, structural modeling, RCTs or methodological contributions are of particular interest.

The keynote lecture will be delivered by Hilary Hoynes (UC Berkeley). Her keynote will allow us to benefit from her extensive experience in the experimental and non-experimental evaluation of public policies. Her topics of study include, among others, programs for low-income families and the interactions of welfare, health and labor supply.


Please use our Online Application Form to submit pdf versions of papers. The deadline for paper submission is June 3, 2014.

All submissions will be evaluated by the scientific committee and the acceptance decisions will be communicated by June 25, 2014.


We will cover economy airfares and up to 3 nights accommodation for one author per paper.