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Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim; Socio-Economic Panel, Berlin; DIW Berlin

Dates:
October 22-24, 2009
Description:
Third Conference on Non-Cognitive Skills: Acquisition and Economic Consequences
Location:
Berlin, DIW Berlin, Germany
Subject:
For the third time the research network ??Non-Cognitive Skills: Acquisition and Economic Consequences?? which is funded by the Leibniz Association within the ??Pakt f?_r Forschung und Innovation DBBI?? is pleased to announce a conference on ??Non-Cognitive Skills??. The network consists of a co-operation of economic and psychological expertise of leading European research institutions, the research group of James Heckman at the Economic Research Center, Chicago and the Baden-W?_rttemberg employer association S?_dwest metall including its educational institutions. In the conference we plan to discuss theories and research methods from different disciplines in order to study non-cognitive skills (such as motivation, persistence, self-regulation) in the modern economy. The discussions will shed also some light on the priorities of education policy. [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
Notes:
JEL Code:
J
Sponsor:
URL:
http://www.zew.de/de/veranstaltungen/details.php?LFDNR=1045

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