Call for Papers - 7th Annual NERI Labour Market Conference - submission deadline extended

1 May 2019

Call for papers - deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday 22nd March
The seventh annual NERI Labour Market Conference will be held on 1st May in association with Ulster University. The conference will run from 10:00-16.15 and will include research papers on various aspects of the labour market and labour market policy.

The NERI Labour Market Conference is intended to provide a forum for the presentation of research papers on labour market issues (North and South) and is held in May each year. Presentations from researchers, academics, and labour market practitioners are invited for this forthcoming conference. Those interested should submit a title and brief abstract (max 400 words) to

Possible topics include but are not limited to:
- Employment and Unemployment

- Job quality and the nature of work

- Precariousness, insecurity and low pay

- The future of work, impact of automation technologies

- Earnings and Labour Costs

- Productivity and Human Capital

- Labour Market Participation, Demographics and Labour Supply

- Labour Market Institutions (Minimum wages and collective bargaining)

- Labour Market Transitions, Migration, Age and Gender

- Pensions and Pensions Policy

- Brexit and the labour market (employment regulation, working conditions)


The conference is open to all who are interested and is free to attend. However, you must register your intention to attend the conference by contacting


Key Dates

Submission Deadline:
  22 March 2019

Registration Deadline:
 30 April 2019

Notification of Acceptance:
8 April 2018

Conference Date:
1 May, 2019



Ulster University, Magee Campus, Northland Rd, Londonderry BT48 7JL, UK

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