Policy Conference, Dec. 17-18, 2015, Dhaka
The conference on "Labour Markets in South Asia: Evidence and Policy Lessons" was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The goal of this conference was to bring together academic researchers, policy makers, and representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations involved in labour market issues in South Asia.
Part of the programme were three sessions with presentations on research progress; especially on training programmes in Bangladesh and research projects focusing on the bangladeshi labour market situation.
|Christopher Woodruff (University of Warwick and IZA)|
|"Managerial Capital and Productivity Evidence from a Training Program in the Bangladeshi Garment Sector"|
|Abu Shonchoy (Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO))|
|"Can On-The-Job Training for Apparel Sector Improve Employment for Rural Poor: Evidence from Bangladesh"|
|Krishna B. Kumar (RAND and IZA), Shanthi Nataraj (RAND)|
|"The Impact of Sectoral Demand on Informality: Evidence from Bangladesh"|
|Kate Vyborny ( Duke University)|
|"Women's Access to Public Transport and Labor Force Participation: A Randomized Controlled Trial"|
|Rachel Heath (University of Washington), Tyler McCormick (University of Washington)|
|"Who Works in Good Garment Factories in Bangladesh?"|
|Tania Barham (University of Colorado, Boulder)|
"Thirty-Five Years Later: Long-Term Impacts of the Matlab Maternal and Child Health Program on Human Capital and Labor Market Outcomes"
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