Programme
Conference programme: Transforming economies - for better jobs

Wednesday 11 September
TIME CONFERENCE
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08:00-09:00 Security registration | GROUND FLOOR
Morning coffee | LEVEL 2
09:00-10:30 Plenary 1 | CONFERENCE ROOM 1 | Live stream
Opening and welcome: Kunal Sen and Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana
Keynote 1 Dismantling barriers to women's employment in developing countries by Seema Jayachandran | Slides
Chair: Kunal Sen
10:30-10:40 Make your way to meeting rooms
10:40-12:00 Parallel 1.1
The Developer’s Dilemma I
Chair: Deepak Nayyar

Kunal Sen
Introduction about the book

Andy Sumner | Slides
Overview paper

Arief Yusuf & Kyunghoon Kim | Slides | Survey
Indonesia paper

Chunbing Xing & Yanan Li | Slides
China paper

Peter Warr | Slides
Thailand paper
Parallel 1.2
Returns to education and occupational choice I

Jamelia Harris | Slides
When I grow up I want to be? The impact of a large aid sector on the occupational choice of skilled workers

Bilal Muhammad Khan | Slides
Education occupation mismatch in developing countries 

Sanjay Jain | Chair | Slides
Know thyself: a decision-theoretic model of over-education and educated unemployment
Parallel 1.3
Decent work and quality of employment I

Suchita Srinivasan | Slides
Worker health and safety investments and labor productivity: evidence from Vietnam

Ophelia Delali Dogbe | Slides
Decent job and job satisfaction among women: the Ghanaian perspective

Cesar Amores | Chair | Slides
Methodology for the multidimensional characterization of the quality of employment in Ecuador
Parallel 1.4
Women's work I

Manuel Pedro Duarte Santos Silva | Slides
What drives female labor force participation? Comparable micro-level evidence from eight developing and emerging economies

Jasveen Kaur
Does women's participation in unwaged work promote their empowerment? Evidence from India

Carla Canelas | Chair | Slides
Women in post-war Rwanda: gender equality and labour market outcomes
Parallel 1.5
Informality I​

Godfrey Kamutando | Slides
Job reallocation, employment, and productivity in the Zimbabwean informal manufacturing sector

Aarti Krishnan | Slides
Micro and small enterprises and digital platform engagement in emerging economies: towards economic transformation

Yuki Higuchi | Slides
Management and innovation: evidence from randomized experiments and repeated surveys in Vietnam

Ritam Chaurey | Chair | Slides
Infrastructure grants and the performance of microenterprises
12:00-13:00 Lunch | RECEPTION HALL GROUND FLOOR
13:00-13:45 Poster session | EXHIBITION AREA LEVEL 2 ILO report launch | MEETING ROOM A
'Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6'
Presenter: Damian Grimshaw
13:45-14:00 Make your way to meeting rooms
14:00-15:20 Parallel 2.1
The Developer’s Dilemma II
Chair: Ravi Kanbur

Saon Ray | Slides
India paper

Selim Raihan | Slides
Bangladesh paper

Gabriela Zapata Roman | Slides
Chile paper
 
Parallel 2.2
Returns to education and occupational choice II

Pooja Balasubramanian | Slides
Subjective earnings expectation from education: A heterogeneity analysis focussing on minority groups in India

Ricardo Santos | Slides
Unequal expectations: decomposing inequality of salary expectations of university students

Sam Jones | Chair | Slides
Misinformation or mismatching? Decomposing the gap between labour market expectations and realities for Mozambican graduates
Parallel 2.3
Job creation I​

Dibyendu Sundar Maiti | Slides
Trade, market imperfections and labor share

Lucas Ronconi | Slides
Job Creation and Labor Regulation: who demands labor (de) regulation in the developing world? Insider-outsider theory revisited

Charles Udomsaph | Chair | Slides
Can productive jobs grow where conflict exists? Evidence from African cities and enterprise surveys 2008-2017
Parallel 2.4
Women's work II

Franziska Dorn | Slides
The impact of unpaid work on employment status in Mexico

Nivedhitha Subramanian | Slides
Workplace Attributes and Women’s Labor Supply Decisions: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Pakistan

Synthia Kariny Silva de Santana | Chair | Slides
Diversity to foster innovation: using the lens of microdata in Brazil
Parallel 2.5
Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Michelle Marshalian | Slides
Winners and losers in industrial policy 2.0: An evaluation of the impacts of the Tunisian industrial upgrading program

Marco Sanfilippo | Slides
Roads to structural transformation in Ethiopia

Kee Beom Kim | Slides
As much to be gained by merchandise as manufacture? The role of services as an engine of growth

Hossein Jalilian​ | Chair | Slides
Globalisation and industrial development
15:20-15:40 Coffee | LEVEL 2
15:40-17:00 Parallel 3.1
The Developer’s Dilemma III
Chair: Hossein Jalilian 

Robert Darko Osei (Recorded presentation) | Slides
Ghana paper

Kezia Lilenstein | Slides
South Africa paper

Ildephonse Musafiri | Slides
Rwanda’s structural transformation challenges 

Kunal Sen | Slides
Conclusion
Parallel 3.2
Job creation I​I

Pui Yi Wong | Slides
The social solidarity economy and job creation: A study of ikat textile weaving in Sarawak, Malaysia and Kalimantan, Indonesia

Kala Seetharam Sridhar | Slides
Job accessibility and welfare from jobs in Indian cities: The case of Bengaluru

Rukmani Gounder | Chair | Slides
Productive job creation and a transformative tourism growth: Development considerations for the ACP economies
Parallel 3.3
Inequality I​

Rekha Ravindran | Slides
Impact of structural transformation on economic growth and inequality in middle-income countries

Michal Podolski | Slides
Dynamics of economic growth and poverty reduction - the divergent paths of Tanzania and Zambia

Takahiro Yamada | Chair | Slides
Industrial growth with poverty reduction and equity? Evidence from nighttime lights data in Vietnam
 
Parallel 3.4
Decent work and quality of employment II

Rocco Zizzamia | Slides
Is employment a panacea for poverty? A mixed-methods investigation of employment decisions in South Africa

Habtamu Yesigat Ayenew | Slides
Does quality of jobs matter? Prospects of decent rural employment for improving agricultural production efficiency

Anil Duman | Chair | Slides
How to improve the quality of non-agricultural jobs for women in Turkey? The role of contract types and earnings
Parallel 3.5
Growth and Employment in South Asia 
Moderator: Nagesh Kumar

Anthony D'Costa | Slides
Thinking differently about better jobs: lateness and structural change in India

Wilhelmus J.A. van der Geest | Slides
Growth, poverty reduction and inequality in Bangladesh – feasible pathways to zero-poverty by 2030​

Tulika Bhattacharya | Slides
Where are the jobs? Estimating skill-based employment linkages across sectors for the Indian economy: an input-output analysis

Soham Sahoo | Chair | Slides
Gender segregation in education and its implications for labour market outcomes: evidence from India

Discussants
Nisha Arunatilake
Sarah Khan
17:00 - Reception | RECEPTION HALL GROUND FLOOR
Thursday 12 September
TIME CONFERENCE
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08:00-09:00 Security registration | GROUND FLOOR
Morning coffee | LEVEL 2
09:00-10:30 Parallel 4.1
Asian Transformations
Chair: Deepak Nayyar

Manuel Montes | Slides
Six development paths in Southeast Asia: three plus three

Siddiqur Osmani | Slides
Socioeconomic development in South Asia: the past 50 years

Guanghua Wan | Slides
Poverty and inequality in Asia 1965–2014

Rolph van der Hoeven | Slides
Unemployment, employment and development in Asia
Parallel 4.2
Informality II

Bimal Kishore Sahoo | Slides

Segmentation and mobility in the Indian labour market

Rayees Ahmad Sheikh | Slides
Segmentation in labour markets: evidence from India

Rajeev Goel | Slides
International movements of money and men: impact on the informal economy

Jukka Pirttilä | Chair | Slides
The tax elasticity of formal work in African countries
 
Parallel 4.3
Women's work III

Phyllis Machio | Slides

The causal effect of early fertility and marriage on education and employment among young women in Kenya

Chunbing Xing | Slides
Money, love, and family responsibility: the migration and education decisions of young women from rural China

Deepita Chakravarty | Chair | Slides
Why does the work participation rate of women low in the Eastern India: a case study of Bengal with reference to Tamil Nadu
Parallel 4.4
Structural Transformation I

Kyunghoon Kim | Slides

De-industrialization, re-industrialization, and the resurgence of state capitalism: the case of Indonesia

Nyingtob Norbu | Slides
Structural transformation, backward and forward linkages and job creation in Asia-Pacific LDCs: an input-output analysis

Burhan Can Karahasan | Chair | Slides
Regional deindustrialization in Turkey
Parallel 4.5
Inequality II

Vengadeshvaran Jagatheeswara Sarma | Slides

Structural transformation, growth, and inequality: evidence from Viet Nam

Goodness Chioma Aye | Chair | Slides
Wealth inequality and CO2 emissions in emerging economies: the case of BRICS
10:30-10:40 Make your way to meeting rooms
10:40-12:00 Parallel 5.1
Resurgent Asia

Presenter
Deepak Nayyar | Slides

Discussant
Ravi Kanbur
Parallel 5.2
Structural Transformation II

Samuel Igbatayo | Slides

Spurring digital revolution for decent jobs in sub-Saharan Africa: a comparative analysis of Côte d'Ivoire and Kenya

Piotr Lewandowski | Slides
Technology, skills, and globalisation: explaining international differences in routine and nonroutine work using survey data

Lukas Schlögl | Slides
Leapfrogging into the unknown. Southeast Asia and the future of global employment change 

Martina Giorgia Viarengo | Chair | Slides
Human capital accumulation and artificial intelligence: the future of work and its consequences
Parallel 5.3
Returns to Education and Occupational Choice III

Indrajit Bairagya | Slides
Returns to education in self-employment in India: an application of double-selection model with endogeneity

Upalat Korwatanasakul | Slides
Revisiting the returns to education during the rapid structural and rural transformation in Thailand: a regression discontinuity approach

Vincent Leyaro | Slides
Employment mobility and returns to technical and vocational training: empirical evidence for Tanzania 

Michele Di Maio | Chair | Slides
The effect of parental job loss on child school dropout: evidence from the occupied Palestinian territories
Parallel 5.4
Financial inclusion

​Abdul Malik Iddrisu | Slides

Does financial inclusion matter in achieving the SDGs? An empirical analysis of the welfare effects of financial inclusion in Ghana

Ervin Prifti | Slides
Heterogeneous impacts of cash transfers on farm profitability. Evidence from a randomized study in Lesotho

Thierry Kangoye | Chair | Slides
Networks, start-up capital and women’s entrepreneurial performance in Africa: evidence from Eswatini
Parallel 5.5
Women's work IV

Ines Janina Hundenborn | Slides

The evolution of female and male earnings inequality in South Africa

Kwadwo Opoku | Slides
Understanding gender differences in formal and informal wage employment sectors in Ghana

Sylvanus Afesorgbor  | Chair | Slides
The impact of import competition from China on gendered labor outcomes in SSA: Evidence from Ethiopian Firm-level data
12:00-13:00 Lunch| RECEPTION HALL GROUND FLOOR
13:00-13:45 Poster session | EXHIBITION AREA LEVEL 2
Registration for policy event | GROUND FLOOR
13:45-14:00 Make your way to meeting rooms
14:00-15:20 Parallel 6.1
Structural transformation and poverty reduction in Asia-Pacific
Chair: Hamza Ali Malik

Presenter
Oliver Paddison | Slides

Discussants
Tony Addison
Prema-chandra Athukorala
Verónica Amarante | Slides
Parallel 6.2
Labour Market Discrimination

Tanmoy Majilla | Slides
Gender norms and the motherhood penalty: experimental evidence from India

Jan Priebe | Slides
Labor market discrimination of internal migrants: evidence from Indonesia

Mauricio Cuesta Zapata | Chair | Slides
Is there discrimination in the Ecuadorian labor market?
 
Parallel 6.3
Youth employment

Andaratu Achuliwor Abdallah | Slides

Labour market outcomes of university graduates in Ghana

Senakpon Fidele Ange Dedehouanou | Slides
Working while studying: employment premium or penalty for youth in Benin?

Blagica Petreski | Slides
Analysis of youth underemployment in Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia

Evans Osabuohien | Chair | Slides
Youth unemployment and large-scale agricultural land investments in Africa: examining the relevance of Indigenous institutions and capacity in Tanzania
Parallel 6.4
Public policies I​​

Subhasish Dey | Slides

Workfare as “collateral”: the case of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) in India

Attakrit Leckcivilize | Slides
The differential effect of the minimum wage on employment in routine occupation in Thailand

Maty Konte | Chair | Slides
Reforms and labor productivity in developing countries: is structural change ignored?
Parallel 6.5
Women's work V​

Gabriela Zapata Roman | Slides
Gender and territorial inequalities of opportunity in Chile 

Mariana Viollaz | Slides
Does the internet reduce gender gaps? The case of Jordan

Carlos Gradín | Chair | Slides
Occupational gender segregation in post-apartheid South Africa
15:20-15:40 Coffee | LEVEL 2
15:40-17:00 Policy event  | CONFERENCE ROOM 1 | Live stream
Changing technologies and the jobs of tomorrow
Moderator: Sharanjit Leyl
Panelists: Damian Grimshaw, Benno Ndulu, Truman Packard, Marty Chen and Kunal Sen 

 

Friday 13 September
TIME CONFERENCE
ROOM 3
CONFERENCE
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ROOM A
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08:00-09:00 Security registration | GROUND FLOOR
Morning coffee | LEVEL 2
09:00-10:30 Plenary 2  | CONFERENCE ROOM 1 | Live stream
Chair: Mia Mikic
Keynote 2The Globotics Transformation and Development by Richard Baldwin | Slides
10:30-10:40 Make your way to meeting rooms
10:40-12:00 Parallel 7.1
SA-TIED panel discussion
Enterprise development for job creation and growth: evidence from South African tax administration data
Chair: John Rand | Slides

Aalia Cassim | Slides
Regulating the temporary employment sector: the impact of amendments to the Labour Relations Act

Karmen Naidoo | Slides
Firm-level employment growth in South Africa: the role of innovation and exports

Sofia Torreggiani | Slides
Dancing with dragons: Chinese import penetration and manufacturing firms' performances in South Africa

John Rand | Slides
Resource misallocation and total factor productivity in South Africa
Parallel 7.2
Gender and Livelihoods in South-East Asia
Chair: Kunal Sen

Presenter
Elizaveta Perova | Slides


Discussants
Ashwini Deshpande | Slides
Maria Lo Bue | Slides
Parallel 7.3
Structural Transformation III

Ishwarya Balasubramanian | Slides
Emerging patterns in skills and tasks: understanding the changing occupational structure in India

Suale Karimu | Slides
Structural transformation, openness and productivity growth in West Africa

Mohamed Ali Marouani​ | Slides
Productivity, structural change and skills dynamics:
Evidence from a half century analysis in Tunisia and
Turkey

Maureen Were | Chair | Slides
Competitiveness and diversification of services export in sub Saharan Africa: the case of East African community 
Parallel 7.4
Migration

Shweta Grover | Slides

Internal migration and education-occupation mismatch: Evidence from India

Mohd Imran Khan | Slides
Migration, wages and employment: evidence from urban labour markets in India

Kyoko Kusakabe | Chair | Slides
Skills development for migrant garment workers to improve their bargaining power: cases of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in the Mekong region
Parallel 7.5
Trade and global value chains​

Karishma Banga | Slides

Impact of global value chains on total factor productivity of Indian manufacturing firms

Archanun Kohpaiboon | Slides
Hiring skill workers in global production sharing: evidence of Thai manufacturing plants

Juthathip Jongwanich | Slides
Export diversification, margins and economic growth at industrial level: evidence from Thailand

Prema-chandra Athukorala | Chair | Slides
Changing patterns of trade, production and employment in global production networks:  a comparative study of Southeast Asian courtiers
12:00-13:00 Lunch | RECEPTION HALL GROUND FLOOR
13:00-13:45 Poster session | EXHIBITION AREA LEVEL 2
13:45-14:00 Make your way to meeting rooms
14:00-15:20 Parallel 8.1
Women’s work in South Asia
Chair: Naila Kabeer

Ashwini Deshpande | Slides
The visible and invisible barriers to Indian women working

Sarah Khan | Slides
Asset ownership and female empowerment in Pakistan: evidence from a natural experiment

M Niaz Asadullah | Slides
Marriage, work and migration: the role of infrastructure development and gender norms

Nisha Arunatilake | Slides
Improving labour force participation of women – A focus on low skilled workers
Parallel 8.2
Women's work V​I

Hanan Nazier | Slides

Female labor in Egyptian manufacturing sector: the demand side story

Mina Baliamoune | Slides
Trade and women’s wage employment: is North Africa different?

Andy McKay | Chair | Slides
Access to good work for young women and men in Africa and Asia: lessons from the ILO's School to Work Transition Survey
Parallel 8.3
Intergenerational mobility​

Cuong Nguyen | Slides
Intra-generational and intergenerational social mobility: Evidence from Vietnam

Hamid Reza Oskorouchi | Slides
In-utero exposure to conflict-related stress and later-life economic outcomes: evidence from second-generation migrants in the US

Suparna Ganguly | Slides
Services trade and choice of industries: studying intergenerational mobility of Indian workers

Anustup Kundu | Chair | Slides
Multigenerational mobility in India
Parallel 8.4
Inequality III​

Ahmed Salim Nuhu | Slides

Does labor share in productivity growth matter for income inequality? A comparative study of sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

John Chiwuzulum Odozi | Slides
Structural change and income distribution
dynamics in rural Nigeria

Verónica Amarante | Chair
Inequality and informality revisited
Parallel 8.5
Public policies II​​

Christian Lambert Nguena | Slides
Revisiting monetary policy effects on income distribution and wealth in Africa: 
Fresh empirical lessons based on Monetarist versus Keynesian approach

Zainab Usman | Slides
Managing risks and leveraging opportunities: the social protection policy responses to the future of work in Africa

Amina Ebrahim | Chair | Slides
The employment tax incentive: individual-level impacts
15:20-15:40 Coffee | LEVEL 2
15:40-17:00 Plenary 3 | CONFERENCE ROOM 1 | Live stream
Closing plenary
Chair & Moderator: Kunal Sen
Presenters: Elliott Harris, Ravi Kanbur, Naila Kabeer and Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana