We are doing science for policy
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
The European Commission, in collaboration with the Università Cattolica "S. Cuore" in Milan, is organising the Counterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation 2016 (COMPIE 2016) conference.
Keynote speakers: Michael Lechner (University of St. Gallen) and Jeffrey Andrew Smith (University of Michigan)
The aim of the conference is to bring together policy makers and researchers to discuss developments in counterfactual methods applied to the impact evaluation of policy interventions, with a focus on EU employment and social policies.
Paper submissions: 1 April - 30 May 2016 via the online application tool
Acceptance decision: 31 August 2016
Authors may be asked to present their paper in the poster sessions.
The event will consist of plenary, contributed, organized 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; organized sessions will host papers that evaluate EU or nationally-funded interventions.
See the final programme
The event will host the round table "Policy Making with Administrative data: is there a EU dimension?" on 21 October.
The round table will be moderated by Prof. Claudio Lucifora (Università Cattolica, Milan). Participants include:
Register online until 30 September 2016. In order to register, please read the detailed instructions on how to create an account and register via our online system.
Università Cattolica “S. Cuore”, Largo A. Gemelli, 1, 20123 Milan, Italy.
There is NO hotel special fare for conference participants, although you can find a variety of hotels close to the venue