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IZA Workshop: Heterogeneity and the Labor Market

Organizers: Michael C. Burda (Humboldt University Berlin and IZA), Moritz Kuhn (University of Bonn and IZA), Eric Sommer (IZA), Keith Kuester (University of Bonn)
Location:IZA, Bonn
Date:November 22 - November 23, 2019

Submission Deadline:July 01, 2019
Notification of Acceptance:August 01, 2019

Event Manager:

Dominik Spitza

Online Application Form
 

About the Workshop

The workshop will focus on the causes and effects of heterogeneity among workers, households, or firms on macroeconomic outcomes. This includes but is not limited to research on wage dispersion, heterogeneity in unemployment and participation, the roles of firms and technologies in shaping heterogeneity, labor market outcomes for females and males, consequences of skill heterogeneity, or the heterogeneous effects of technological change, demographic change, labor market concentration, and labor market institutions. Empirical and theoretical papers are both welcome. The workshop is sponsored by the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) and the Cluster ECONtribute (EXC 2126) at the Departments of Economics at Bonn and Cologne.
We are happy to announce that participation has already been confirmed by Arindrajit Dube (University of Massachusetts Amherst and IZA), Iourii Manovskii (University of Pennsylvania), Hélène Turon (University of Bristol and IZA), and Abigail Wozniak (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and IZA).
Any questions regarding the workshop can be addressed to
Michael Burda (burdamic@cms.hu-berlin.de)
Moritz Kuhn (mokuhn@uni-bonn.de)
 

Submission

Researchers interested in participating should submit a full paper or an extended abstract by July 1, 2019 using the Online Application Form. Decision of acceptance or rejection will be announced by August 1, 2019.
 

Funding

Those authors who are invited are expected to participate in the entire 2-day meeting. Economy class airfares and 3 nights of lodging for presenting authors and discussants will be covered according to the IZA Reimbursement Guidelines.
Kindly note that tax regulations prohibit IZA from fully reimbursing the travel expenses of conference participants who combine their trip with other destinations or extend their stay beyond the four-day window surrounding the event.
Please be sure before applying that your visa status will allow you to attend the event.