Monday, August 23, 2010

First Lisbon Research Workshop on Economics and Econometrics of Education

The aim of this workshop is to provide a forum for presenting and debating current cutting-edge research on the topics of economics and econometrics of education.

Guest Speakers:

* Eric Hanushek (Stanford University)
* Daniele Checchi (University of Milan)
* Brian P. McCall (University of Michigan)
* William Schmidt (Michigan State University)

Topics of Interest:

Authors are invited to submit papers in all areas of economics of education, but preferably with an emphasis on the following topics:

* The role of education/human capital in economic growth
* Determinants of students/schools educational performance
* Education, skills, employability and the labor market
* International comparisons in education

The conference will take place on the 7th and 8th January, 2010. Deadline for paper submissions: October 15, 2010. More details available on the conference website.

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