Perspectives on (Un-) Employment - 11th Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop

hosted by the Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

Start: 17 Jan 2019

End: 18 Jan 2019

  • Overview

    Aims and topics

    The IAB Graduate School’s 11th interdisciplinary Ph.D. workshop “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 labour market research. Within this field, theoretical and empirical contributions from both the micro- and macro-perspective are welcome.

    For an overview of possible topics you may have a look at the following (non-exhaustive) list:

    • Labour Supply, Labour Demand and Unemployment
    • Social Inequality and Discrimination
    • Gender and Family
    • Evaluation of Institutions and Policies
    • Education, Qualification and Skills
    • Migration and International Labour Markets
    • Regional Labour Markets
    • Employment Quality and Health
    • Technological Change and Digitalization
    • Methodology of Labour Market Research

    Keynote Speakers

    • Professor Daniel S. Hamermesh (Barnard College and IZA)
    • Professor Marita Jacob (University of Cologne)

    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

    Institute for Employment Research (IAB) Regensburger Strasse 100 Room E10 90478 Nürnberg Germany
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