Consultation Workshop on Employment and Macroeconomic Policies

The purpose of the workshop is to review, discuss, and asses to what extent macroeconomic management on monetary, fiscal exchange rate and capital account regimes has either helped or hindered the goal of attaining sustainable growth and full and productive employment, based on which suggest policy options for the future.

The consultation workshop on Employment and Macroeconomic Policies is organized by the Centre for Analysis and Forecasting (CAF), Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences(VASS) in collaboration with ILO Employment Strategy Project with expected participants of representatives from the Economic Commission of the National Assembly, State Bank of Viet Nam, CIEM, MPI, VASS and research Institutes.

The purpose of the workshop is to review, discuss, and asses to what extent macroeconomic management on monetary, fiscal exchange rate and capital account regimes has either helped or hindered the goal of attaining sustainable growth and full and productive employment, based on which suggest policy options for the future.

Two presentations are introduced during the workshop:

  • (1) Employment impacts of macroeconomic policies: Analytical framework and international experiences by Dr. Rizwanul Islam, Senior Economist.
  • (2) Vietnam’s labour market performance during the period of macroeconomic instability 2008-2011 by Dr. Nguyen Thang, Director of CAF, VASS.

Contact:

Mr. Andrea Salvini, Labour Economist

Viet Nam Employment Strategy Project

Tel: (84-4) 37478816, Ext: 203

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