ILO/IZA Conference on “Assessing the Effects of Labour Market Reforms – A Global Perspective”

The purpose of the Conference is to take stock of the effects that labour market reforms have had in terms of job quality, inequality and employment creation. There will also be a panel moderated by the DG on the Future of Work to discuss the transformational changes taking place in the world of work. English/French/Spanish interpretation will be available.

List of Participants:
ILO Director-General, Mr Guy Ryder will open the Conference. He will also moderate a Panel Discussion on Labour Market Reforms and the Future of Work on Friday, 11 March from 09.00 to 11.00, with the following panellists:
  • László Andor (Corvinus University, Hungary)
  • Kemal Derviş (Brookings Institution, Global Economy and Development, USA)
  • Patricia Flynn (Bentley University, USA)
  • Dominique Méda (University of Paris-Dauphine, France)
  • Ulrich Walwei (Institut für Arbeitsmarkt und Berufsforschung (IAB), Germany)
Invited Speakers and Discussants at other sessions include:
  • Simon Deakin (Cambridge University, UK)
  • Peter Doeringer (Boston University, USA)
  • Shane Godfrey (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
  • Katja Hujo (UNRISD)
  • Maria Graciela Mazzuchi (Universidad Católica del Uruguay)
  • Guy Mundlak (University of Tel Aviv)
  • Ricardo Paes de Barros (Insper, Brazil)
  • Andre Portela Souza (Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janiero)
  • David Robalino (The World Bank, USA)
  • Alakh Sharma (Institute of Human Development, India)
  • Stefan Sperlich (University of Geneva)
  • Imraan Valodia (University of Witwatersrand, South Africa)
  • Du Yang (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China)
  • Ilcheong Yi (UNRISD)