Institutional affairs, Employment and social rights, Events/Conf/Fairs, European Commission
The JRC is organising, together with the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL), the conference "Counterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation (COMPIE)", to be taking place in Rome, on November 27–28, 2014.
The aim of the conference is to discuss developments in counterfactual methods applied to the Impact Evaluation of policy interventions, with a focus on employment, social and education policies. The keynote speakers are Jochen Kluve (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), and Steve Pischke (London School of Economics).
The event will consist of plenary, contributed, organised and poster sessions. Plenary sessions will host the keynote speaker; the contributed sessions and the poster sessions will include contributed papers submitted through the call for papers; organised sessions will host papers that evaluate EU or nationally-funded interventions.