Call for Papers


IZA Workshop: Labor Market Institutions

Organizers: Pierre Cahuc (Sciences Po, Paris and IZA), Konstantinos Tatsiramos (University of Luxembourg, LISER and IZA)
Date:September 10 - September 11, 2020

Submission Deadline:April 19, 2020
Notification of Acceptance:May 29, 2020

Event Manager:

Dominik Spitza

About the Workshop

We are pleased to invite submissions for the next IZA Workshop on Labor Market Institutions. The aim of the meeting is to bring together senior and junior researchers to discuss their most recent research related to labor market institutions.

Relevant topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Unemployment insurance
  • Employment protection
  • Active labor market policies
  • Short-time work schemes
  • Collective bargaining
  • Payroll taxes
  • We encourage submissions of theoretical and empirical papers which provide credible evidence.


    Researchers interested in participating should submit preferably a full paper or an extended abstract by April 19, 2020 using the online application form.
    Presenters can make their papers available in advance by placing them on the IZA conference website so they can be linked to the preliminary program.
    Notification of acceptance will be provided by May 8, 2020.

    Travel and Accommodation

    Those authors who are invited are expected to participate in the entire two day workshop. Economy class airfares and 3 nights of lodging for presenting authors 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.