Call for papers - Workshop on Trade and Labor Market in Developing Countries

CALL FOR PAPERS

July 6th - 8th, São Paulo, Brazil

São Paulo School of Economics (FGV/EESP) and the Swiss Program for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d) are pleased to invite submissions for the Workshop on Trade and Labor Market in Developing Countries. The objective is to discuss recent theoretical developments and empirical applications on the intersection between trade and labor issues: impacts of effective labor market reform on trade, effects of trade reforms on labor market outcomes, causes and consequences of trade on skill development, export promotion and labor outcomes, and linking trade and labor issues in regional and multilateral trade agreements. Academic researchers working in labor economics, international trade, and development economics are very welcome to submit their work.

The workshop is part of the project Trade and Labor Market in Developing Countries funded by the Swiss Program for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d)

The workshop committee may provide air transportation, as well as lodging for the selected papers.

Papers should be submitted in English and PDF format, to tradelaborworkshop16@fgv.br no later than April 30th, 2016. Please submit with subject line: Workshop on Trade and Labor Market in Developing Countries. We expect notification to be by May 15th, 2016. If authors require financial support, they should indicate it at the time of submission of the paper.

Evaluation Committee:

Vladimir Ponczek
Sao Paulo School of Economics (FGV-EESP)

Cristine Campos de Xavier Pinto
Sao Paulo School of Economics (FGV-EESP)

Joao Paulo Pessoa
Sao Paulo School of Economics (FGV-EESP)

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