Keynote Address

The Skills Needed by a 21st Century Labor Force
Roland Sauer
Director General for the labor market at the Austrian Federal Ministry for Social Affairs

Papers and Presentations

The U.S. Experience with Performance Monitoring and Measurement: Strengths and Weaknesses
Burt Barnow
Amsterdam Professor of Public Service, Trachtenberg School of Public policy and Public Administration, George Washington University

Current Public Work Force Systems Austrian Programs
Christoph Badelt
Director of the Austrian Institute of Economic Research

Evaluation and Monitoring of Active Labor Market Policy (ALMP) Trends in Europe and the European Social Fund (ESF)
Georg Fischer
Senior Research Associate, Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies

Comparative Effectiveness Evaluation and Monitoring, Austrian perspectives
Helmut Mahringer
Research Staff, Austrian Institute of Economic Research

Comparative Effectiveness Evaluation and Monitoring: An American Perspective
Jeffrey Smith
Paul T. Heyne Distinguished Chair in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Benchmarking and Performance Monitoring: Strengths and Weaknesses – three instruments
Johannes Kopf
Director General of the Austrian Public Employment Service

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
Randall W. Eberts
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research