Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät

News and Media - Jochen Kluve

October 2019

Head of evaluation at KfW Development Bank, press release in German and English, and a short portrait at welt-sichten

June 2019

European Commission Joint Research Centre conference "Impact evaluation in developing and developed countries", Ispra

May 2019

Project mission to Kenya.

April 2019

Research seminar, Göttingen University.

March 2019

Project missions to Uganda and South Africa.

January 2019

GIGA Africa Conference, Leuphana University Lüneburg

December 2018

Australasian Society of Labor Economists conference, Seoul, Korea.

November 2018

Research visit and seminar, UC Berkeley.

October 2018

PEGNet Conference, Cotonou, Benin.

BMZ project mission to Ethiopia.

September 2018

Conference "Counterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation", HU Berlin, School of Business and Economics.

KfW financial sector retreat.

June 2018

Invited speaker at the econwatch meeting, with video on education and integration in the labor market (in German)

April 2018

BMZ Project mission to Ghana and Kenya.

March 2018

2nd Conference on Western Balkan Labor Markets, The World Bank, Vienna, keynote.

KfW sector retreat Education and Health, Glashütten.

February 2018

Invited talk, Ministry for Social Affairs and Labor, The Hague.

Research seminar, University of Leiden.

Research seminar, Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam.

January 2018

KfW sector retreat, Montabaur.

December 2017

Spanish Economic Association, Barcelona.

GIZ annual conference (keynote).

November 2017

Research seminar, Universitat de Barcelona.

October 2017

EU Joint Research Center, Ispra.

September 2017

EALE St. Gallen.

June 2017

"What works? The effectiveness of youth employment programs", RWI Conference at the GIZ Haus in Berlin, 29-30 June.

ESPE Glasgow.

May 2017

Research seminar, ILO Geneva.

April 2017

GIZ Amman, Jordan.

March 2017

Research visit, UC Berkeley.

Research visit, UCLA.

February 2017

Research seminar, RWI Essen.

Invited talk, Irish Labour Market Council / UCD Geary, Dublin.

December 2016

Invited keynote, labor market conference CAFE, Aarhus University.

Invited keynote, GIZ, Eschborn.

November 2016

ILO/INSEAD Evidence Symposium, Abu Dhabi.

Contribution to VoxEU e-book on long-term unemployment out here.

RWI Dialog in Berlin:

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October 2016

COMPIE 2016, Milano.

OECD/IZA/World Bank/UCW Conference on Job Quality, Roma.

GIZ, Belgrade.

June 2016

Invited keynote at the European Commission 1st meeting of the Community of Practice of Counterfactual Impact Evaluation, Ispra, Italy.

Research seminar, Ispra.

February 2016

Research seminar ISF, Oslo.

Research seminar, University of Oslo.

Invited discussant, Eurofound, Dublin.

Research seminar, RWI Essen.

December 2015

CEDEFOP conference, Thessaloniki.

November 2015

Research seminar at the OECD, Paris.

Invited keynote at the European Commission conference on pilot ESF counterfactual impact evaluations, Brussels.

October 2015

Research seminar at IRVAPP, Trento.

Research seminar at the ILO, Geneva.

Keynote on "youth labor market interventions", Ministry of Labor, Bogotá.

September 2015

Keynote on "youth labor market interventions" at the IZA World of Labor Symposium, Paris.

July 2015

Research seminar, Development Economics Network Berlin (DENeB).

19 May 2015

Expert workshop with the Berlin Senator for Labor, Dilek Kolat.


March 2015

Research visit to UC Berkeley.

February 2015

Research visit to the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC.

28 January 2015

Seminar at Universität Passau.

January 2015

Research visit to the Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC.

08 Dec 2014

Invited speaker at the international ALMP conference of the Catalan government, Barcelona.

27-28 Nov 2014

Keynote speaker at COMPIE 2014.

Oct 2014

Research visit to UC Berkeley.

18-19 Sept 2014

PEGNet conference in Lusaka, Zambia.

24-25 July 2014

Invited expert at the II International Forum on Public Policies, on behalf of the Spanish government, personal invitation by the labor minister.

22 July 2014

Seminar at Universität Heidelberg.

27 June 2014

Current research on parental benefits in Germany ("Elterngeld", see also the Research Page) is discussed in the German media: Die Welt, Berliner Morgenpost, MDR Info Radio (Interview).

24 April 2014

A video for the EU's European Training Foundation (ETF) explains Active Labor Market Policies for youths.


07-08 May 2014

Invited speaker + panelist at the "Solutions4work" conference of the Multi-Donor Trust Fund and the Global Partnership for Youth Employment, Istanbul.

06 May 2014

Invited presentation on ALMP impacts and design at the European Training Foundation, Torino.

03 April 2014

Invited presentation at a Technical Seminar on minimum income support, European Commission, Brussels.

06-09 March 2014

Panelist and presenter at the "Doha Evidence Symposium" on youth employment, taking place at Qatar and jointly organized by the Georgetown University Qatar, ILO-YEN, Silatech, and J-PAL. Here's a photoshot from the lecture, use arrows to the left to see more pics from the event.


14 Feb 2014

Seminar at the Center for Labor Economics, UC Berkeley.

04 Dec 2013

Keynote speech at Trinity College Dublin on "Designing Effective Labour Market Policies Post-Crisis”.

18 Nov 2013

Invited Panelist and presenter at the IZA World of Labor Launch at the IMF in Washington, DC.

13 Nov 2013

The German Council for Economic Experts hands in its annual report to the German government. An expertise on active labor market policy contributed to the report.

12 Nov 2103

The results of the meta analysis with David Card and Andrea Weber (cf. also under "research") discussed in an influential Spanish economics blog.

29 Oct 2013

The FAZ cites Jochen Kluve's research on minimum wage levels. The corresponding, more comprehensive "RWI Position" can be found here. Also, here is coverage from the Wall Street Journal.

20 Sept 2013

Talking about the German labor market and labor market policy on HeyAaronKanal

27 June 2013

Presentation on the methodology and application of tracer studies at "Dialogtag Berufliche Bildung und Arbeitsmarkt" at GIZ, Eschborn.

17 June 2013

Panelist on the "Youth employment" panel at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, Bonn.

20 May 2013

Presentation at "Jobs and Shared Prosperity Day", The World Bank, Washington, DC

16 April 2013

Presentation at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) on "Measuring employment effects of development cooperation interventions", Berlin.

21-22 March 2013

Presentation at the World Bank Senior Policy Forum on "Employment-centered development strategies", KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

10 Jan 2013

Presentation at Technische Universität Berlin on new approaches in impact evaluation (Ringvorlesung Entwicklungspolitik)

04-06 Nov 2012

Presentation at the 7th IZA/World Bank Conference on Employment and Development, New Delhi India

22 Oct 2012

Invited to an expert hearing on Minijobs for the Committee for Social and Labor Affairs of the German Parliament. 

September 2012

Teaching a course on Impact Evaluation at the International Summer School in Economics and Management (ISSEM) in La Habana, Cuba

12 Sept 2012

Series of interviews at the World Bank`s Jobs Knowledge Platform, speaking about Youth Training Programs

30 April - 1 May 2012

Presentation and keynote speech at the OECD/World Bank/IZA Conference on Activation and Employment Support Policies, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul