Perspectives on (Un-) Employment - 9th Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop

hosted by the Institute for Employment Research

Meistersingerhalle Nuremberg

Start: 26 Jan 2017

End: 27 Jan 2017

  • Overview

    Aims and topics

    The IAB Graduate School’s 9th interdisciplinary Ph.D. workshop on Perspectives on (Un-) Employment endeavours to bring together young researchers from different disciplines. This international workshop will provide an opportunity for Ph.D. students to present and discuss their research in a constructive atmosphere, incorporating feedback and advice from a number of experienced researchers. The workshop will focus on, but not be limited to, theoretical and empirical research in the following fields:

    • International perspectives on the labour market
    • Health and labour market outcomes
    • Intergenerational mobility
    • Macroeconomic analysis of labour markets
    • Labour market institutions and policies
    • Gender differences on the labour market
    • Education, qualification and skills
    • Methodological aspects of labour market research
    • Regional disparities and social inequality
    • Labour mobility and dynamics

    Keynote Speakers

    • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans-Peter Blossfeld (European University Institute, University of Bamberg, SLLS)
    • Prof. Christian Dustmann, Ph.D. (University College London, CReAM, EALE)

    The IAB Graduate School

    The IAB Graduate Programme (GradAB) is a joint programme of the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and the School of Business and Economics of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. The programme offers a curriculum of different doctoral courses. The doctoral students work in the field of empirical and theoretical labour market research. The aim of the programme is to train outstanding junior researchers primarily from the social sciences and economics disciplines in the field of labour market and occupational research.


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    Event venue address

    Muenchener Strasse 21 ground floor, room 7 90478 Nürnberg Germany
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