Friday, February 25, 2011

Better Work Conference Call-for-Papers

Bw The International Finance Corporation (a member of the World Bank Group) will host the Better Work Research Conference 26-28 October 2011 in Washington DC.  Here's a short description:

The last decades have witnessed a growing concern over labour rights and working conditions in developing country locations supplying for the global market. The Better Work research conference Workers, Firms, and Government: Understanding labour compliance in global supply chains aims at analysing the impact of labour standards compliance in global supply chains on firms and workers, looking at the ‘business case’ as well as at the ‘development case’ for labour standards.

Abstracts should be submitted to together with a short CV of the author(s). The email should reference “Better Work research conference” in the subject line.

Here are the deadlines:

  • Abstract submission: 31 March 2011
  • Communicating acceptance: 10 June 2011
  • Full paper submission: 31 August 2011

Hat tip: Marley Weiss.


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