CALL FOR PAPERS

 

2015 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CONTEMPORARY LABOR ECONOMICS

December 19-20 (Sat-Sun),2015

Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE)

Xiamen University, Xiamen, China

 

We are pleased to announce the 8th International Symposium on Contemporary Labor Economics at the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE), Xiamen University, China. We invite submissions from all areas related to labor economics, including but not limited to education, unemployment, income inequality, migration, and the labor market impact of trade and globalization. Empirical research on or theoretical work with empirical applications to the Chinese labor market is particularly welcome.  

It is our honor to have the following distinguished keynote speakers this year:

John Abowd (Cornell University)

Gordon Dahl (University of California, San Diego)

John Kennan (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

John McLaren(University of Virginia)

Junsen Zhang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Klaus Zimmermann (IZA and Bonn University)

 

PAPER SUBMISSION AND REGISTRATION

Researchers interested in participating should submit their papers through our online portal at http://www.wise.xmu.edu.cn/meetings/LABOR2015. The submission deadline is October 10, 2015. Decisions of acceptance will be announced by October 20, 2015.

There is an onsite registration fee of $200 (1,200 RMB) forfaculty/professionalsand $100 (600RMB) for students. The registration fee covers up to 3 nights of hotel room and meals for both days of the conference.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

For academic inquiries about the conference, please contact conference organizers Jiaming Mao (jmao@xmu.edu.cn) and Lei Meng (lm67@xmu.edu.cn). For logistic affairs, please contact Ms. Janice Lin (jlin.wise@gmail.com).

We have enjoyed great success in the symposium since its first launch in 2006, and it is now a leading academic event on labor economics in China. Please visit the conference website for more information regarding our previous gatherings.

Established in 2005, WISE is a recent effort of the Ministry of Education of China and Xiamen University to build a first class research institute and facilitate domestic and international research and academic exchanges. For more information about WISE, please visit http://wise.xmu.edu.cn/english.