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The magazine of the Institute for Employment Research of the Federal Employment Agency

The magazine presents articles on the wide variety of research at the IAB. All editions focus on a specific topic. Additional short articles on various other research topics, on events at the IAB and its people, round off each edition. The IAB-Forum is published twice a year, and only in German.

Cover of IAB Forum 1/2016

Issue 1/2016

Issue 1/2016 of the IAB-Forum revolves around  the Topics "Long-term unemployment and long-term benefit receipt". Within the framework of this key area, the following aspects are dealt with in more detail:

  • socio-demographic characteristics of people receiving long-term benefits
  • long-term unemployment in regional comparison
  • the long-term unemployed from the perspective of establishments
  • labour market policy measures for the long-term unemployed
  • the situation of young persons undergoing rehabilitation

Also in this issue: an interview with the entrepreneuse Sina Trinkwalder who only employs people in her textile company that have been previously unemployed for a long time.

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Andrea Kargus

Martin Schludi

Anne Müller

Links to translated articles

IAB-Forum 1/2013

Cover IAB-Forum 1/2013

The IAB-Forum is published only in German. Selected articles of this special edition are translated into English.

Skilled labour requirements in firms: Shortages are emerging in some sectors and regions
Location choice: Why German firms invest in the Czech Republic

IAB-Forum Spezial

IAB-Forum Spezial

The IAB-Forum is published only in German. Selected articles of this special edition are translated into English. 

Crisis Analysis and Recommendations
Anti-Crisis Programmes in Europe and the USA
Economic Stimulus Plans against the crisis