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Perspectives on (Un-) Employment


November 19-20, 2012


The workshop will be held at the Congress Centre of the Federal Employment Agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit), Regensburger Str. 104 in Nuremberg, Germany, Room 168.


The IAB Graduate School’s 5th 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, empirical research in the following fields:

  • Labour market institutions and policies
  • Inequality and education
  • Regional disparities
  • Labour mobility and dynamics
  • Qualification and skills

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 from the social sciences and economics disciplines in the field of labour market and occupational research.

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor Thomas Bauer (Ruhr-University Bochum and RWI-Essen)
  • Professor Markus Gangl (Goethe University Frankfurt)

Travel costs and conference fee

For presenters without funding, a limited number of travel grants are available. Applications for these grants should be submitted along with the paper or abstract.

The conference fee is 40€, which includes refreshments and lunches during the workshop, as well as the conference
dinner on November 19th (excluding beverages).


Organizing Committee of Ph.D. Workshop 2012
Institute for Employment Research
Regensburger Str. 104
D-90478 Nuremberg, Germany

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