Inhaltsbereich: Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung
Employee survey on “Work and Firm”
To learn more about working conditions in German companies the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the IAB have initialized the project “Quality of work and economic success”. Within the framework of the project an employee survey is carried out among workers of German firms from end of November 2012 to March 2013.
The project is conducted in cooperation with the Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim and the University of Cologne. The aim of the project is to find out how German employees perceive their individual working situation.
Supplementary Survey to the IAB Establishment Panel on Human Resource Practices and Corporate Culture
In the Project “Quality of work and economic success” a longitudinal study is surveyed in 600 German establishments in the years 2012 and 2014. The project is financed by the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the IAB. The project is conducted in cooperation with the Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim and the University of Cologne. Major contents of the survey are personnel practices as well as the topics remuneration, values and corporate culture.
Panel Study "The Labour Market and Social Security" (PASS)
The purpose of the Panel Study "Labour Market and Social Security" (Panel Arbeitsmarkt und soziale Sicherung) carried out by the IAB is to provide a new database which will allow social processes and the non-intended side-effects of labour market reforms to be assessed empirically. The nationwide survey is repeated annually and covers approximately 12,000 households that are interviewed in a mixed mode survey conducted partially by telephone and partially in person.
Job Vacancy Survey: Availability of jobs and job-filling processes at the level of the economy as a whole – An IAB reporting system based on surveys of employers
This written survey of companies and administrations is being conducted in order to learn more about the employment situation at individual establishments along with the number and structure of positions currently open. In addition to this, the survey is also being used to collect information on how the new labour market reforms are viewed by individual establishments.
IAB Establishment Panel
Within the framework of the IAB Establishment Panel, close to 16,000 establishments from all branches of the economy and of all sizes are surveyed annually and nationwide from the end of June until October. The survey is carried out orally by way of personal interviews conducted by TNS Infratest Sozialforschung, Munich, on behalf of the Institute for Employment Research (IAB). This representative survey of employers covers a wide range of questions on a great many topics related to employment policy. The standard annual programme of questions is complemented by topics of current interest. The IAB Establishment Panel has been in existence in western Germany since 1993 and in the east since 1996. As a comprehensive longitudinal data set, it forms the basis for research into the demand side of the labour market.