The JRC, together with the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, is organising the conference "Counterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation (COMPIE)", taking place in Rome, on November 27–28 2014.
This is an institutional event of the Italian Semester of Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Keynote speakers include Jochen Kluve (Humboldt-Universität Berlin), and Steve Pischke (London School of Economics).
The aim is to discuss developments in counterfactual methods applied to the impact evaluation of policy interventions, with a focus on employment, social and education policies. This is in line with the emphasis on evidence-based policy-making in the EU 2014-20 programming period.
Deadline for submissions of papers is now closed. Please see the call for papers for more information. Authors may be asked to present their paper in the poster session.