Perspectives on (Un-) Employment

12th Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop, Nürnberg Germany

Aims and topics

The IAB's Graduate School (GradAB) invites young researchers who study topics in labor economics and sociology to its 12th interdisciplinary Ph.D. workshop "Perspectives on (Un-)Employment". The event provides an opportunity for gradute students to present their ongoing research and receive feedback from senior scholars working at the frontiers of their disciplines. We seek theoretical and empirical contributions to the field of labor market research.

Your paper may cover topics such as:

  • Labor Supply, Labor Demand and Unemployment
  • Evaluation of Labor Market Institutions and Policies
  • Wages and Productivity
  • Inequality, Poverty and Discrimination
  • Education, Qualification and Job Tasks
  • Gender and Family
  • Migration and International Labor Markets
  • Regional Labour Markets
  • Health and Job Satisfacton
  • Technological Change and Digitalization
  • The Impact of Climate Change on the Labor Market
  • Methodology of Labour Market Research

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor David Card (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Professor Arne L. Kalleberg (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

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 labor market research. The aim of the program is to train outstanding junior researchers primarily from the social sciences and economics disciplines in the field of labour market and occupational research.

We would like to point out that photos will be taken at the event.

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