The Labour Econometrics Workshop (LEW) is an academic conference hosted by a different university each year, with a strong public policy focus. Along with Oceania-based economists, top academics and public servants from Europe and the US attend and present at the event.
24th Annual Australia–New Zealand Labour Econometrics Workshop
- All Day
Innovation Campus (Wollongong)
The Central Building, Level 2
This Workshop will focus sharing and discussing the latest research and findings in the field of labour economics and applied econometrics.
Professor Hilary Hoynes, University of California Berkeley
Hilary Hoynes is a Professor of Economics and Public Policy and holds the Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities at the University of California Berkeley where she also co-directs the Berkeley Opportunity Lab. Her research focuses on poverty, inequality, food and nutrition programs, and the impacts of government tax and transfer programs on low-income families. She currently serves on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Building an Agenda to Reduce the Number of Children in Poverty by Half in 10 Years.
Professor Daniel Millimet, Southern Methodist University
Daniel Millimet is the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Trustee Professor in the Department of Economics at Southern Methodist University, a research fellow at IZA Institute of Labour Economics, a member of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group, senior co-editor of Advances in Econometrics, and co-editor of Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. His research focuses on microeconometric methods, with applications spanning primarily labour, environmental, and health economics.
Professor Andrea Weber, Central European University.
Andrea Weber is an applied labour economist whose current research focuses on the interaction of labour markets with social insurance systems, the dynamics of unemployment, gender differences in the labour market, and the mobility of workers in the European Union. She received her Doctorate at the Vienna University of Technology in 2002. Prior to joining CEU, she was Professor of Labour Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim, and Visiting Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley.
LEW 2022 is supported by Survey Design and Analysis Services; The Treasury; the Department of Social Services; the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, the Reserve Bank of Australia, the Productivity Commission, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course, and UOW’s Faculty of Business and Law.