INFER Workshop on Changes in the Labour Market and Challenges of the 21st Century
From: 2008-04-10 to: 2008-04-11
Place: Tortosa, Spain
Call for Papers
Changes in the Labour Market and
Challenges of the 21st Century
April 10/11, 2008, Tortosa, Spain
Deapartment of Economics, University Rovira I Virgili
Campus Terres de l'Ebre, Tortosa, Spain
This INFER workshop provides an opportunity for all those interested in labor market to exchange ideas. Researchers, especially young researchers, are invited to submit theoretical and applied papers broadly consistent with this year’s special topic Changes in the Labour Market and the Challenges of the 21st Century: Technological Change, Globalization and Immigration. Researchers are also encouraged to organize their own sessions. Keynote speakers will be invited to speak on this year’s topic.
The workshop is open to anybody involved in Labour Economics issues, including both young and experienced researchers, post-doctoral students, and professionals from business, government and non-governmental institutions.
Submission of Papers
Only full papers may be submitted. All papers must include a cover page with the following information:
- An abstract of up to 500 words, with JEL classification and no more than 5 key words;
- Authors’ full name, affiliation;
- Contact details for corresponding author, such as address, phone, and e-mail.
All papers and organized sessions should be submitted electronically to the workshop organizers, Jordi Sardà at firstname.lastname@example.org, and Ferran Mañé at email@example.com, as doc or pdf files (preferably pdf) on or before
January 31, 2008
Papers must be in English, and should not exceed 25 pages (A4 or letter) including all references, tables and the like. The text should be formatted in Times New Roman 14pt with 1.2 line space and 2.5 cm (1 inch) margin on each side. Footnotes should be formatted in 12pt with 1.2 line space. Please avoid colors in graphs and pages in landscape.
All papers will be peer reviewed. Authors of accepted papers will be notified no later than
February 29, 2008
Paper presenters are expected to discuss one other paper during the workshop. The discussant assignments will be made by the workshop organizers at a later date.
Publication of Papers
A selection of papers presented at the workshop will be published in one or more INFER volumes in due course after the workshop. For details of possible publication outlets see http://www.infer-research.net and click on publications.
The registration fee for speakers and other participants will be:
- INFER private members: 40 EUR,
- institutional INFER members: 40 EUR,
- non-members: 100 EUR.
Please note: the annual membership fee for private INFER members is 25 EUR only (institutional INFER members 200 EUR). You are invited to become a member!
The workshop will be held at Campus Terres de l’Ebre of Tortosa, University Rovira I Virgili. Tortosa is a lively city in the South of Catalonia in Spain, easily accessible by train or motorway (about one hour South of Reus airport and two hours South of Barcelona). More information about the University and the City of Tortosa can be found at www.urv.cat.
The workshop website at http://www.infer-research.net will provide updated information concerning registration details, downloadable registration forms, travel and accommodation facilities, etc.
Questions may be directed to the workshop organizers:
- Jordi Sardà (University Rovira I Virgili), at firstname.lastname@example.org, and
- Ferran Mañé (University Rovira I Virgili), at email@example.com.
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