CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN CRISIS: THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL CRISES......
CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN CRISIS: THE IMPACT OF FINANCIAL CRISES ON THE HUMAN CAPITAL ACCUMULATION PROCESS OF YOUNG PEOPLE AND HOW TO BEST PROTECT SUCH INVESTMENTS
A research conference organised by World Bank Human Development Network and Jacobs Foundation
Deadline for abstracts: February 15, 2011
The conference will bring together researchers, policymakers and practitioners to amass their expertise on the impact of crises on the human capital development process of children and youth. Participants will include academics engaged in research in the areas of health, education, labor (including child labor), social protection, and human development and welfare more generally; World Bank staff from Washington and country offices; and policymakers involved in the development and implementation of social safety net programs and other responses to the crisis targeted at shielding children and youth from negative impacts. The particular focus is on developing countries.