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Annual Jobs and Development conference

Closing date: 1 July 2022 UTC+3 23:59

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The 6th IZA/World Bank/NJD/UNU-WIDER Jobs and Development Conference takes place 14-15 December on The challenge of creating better jobs in developing countries.

The conference will take place on 14-15 December 2022, in Cape Town, South Africa. The event will focus on policy-relevant research, applicable to identifying solutions to jobs challenges in low- and middle-income countries.

Please submit full papers or extended abstracts by Friday July 1, 2022 using the online application form. Notifications on contributed papers will be sent by September 5, 2022. Any queries can be emailed to conference managers at

See more and submit your papers here.