Workshop - “Perspectives on (Un-) Employment, The IAB Graduate School, Germany

Publish Date: Jul 27, 2015

Deadline: Aug 14, 2015

8th Interdisciplinary Perspectives on (Un-) Employment Ph.D. Workshop

Aims and Topics

The IAB Graduate School’s 8 th 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, but not be limited to, theoretical and empirical research in the following fields:

  • International perspectives on the labour market 
  • Health and labour market outcomes
  • Intergenerational mobility
  • Macroeconomic analysis of labour markets
  • Labour market institutions and policies
  • Methodological aspects of labour market research  
  • Gender differences on the labour market
  • Education, qualification and skills
  • Regional disparities and social inequality
  • Labour mobility and dynamics

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Tito M. Boeri, Ph.D. (INPS, Bocconi University, Institute for Study of Labour)

Prof. Dr. Johannes Giesecke (Humboldt University Berlin)


We invite Ph.D. students to submit an extended abstract (maximum of 500 words) or a full (preliminary) paper in pdf format to The submission should include your contact information (name, affiliation and email address). Deadline for submission is August 14th, 2015. Notification of acceptance will be given by the middle of September 2015. Accepted students have to send in full (preliminary) papers no later than November 16th, 2015.

Date: December 7th-8th, 2015

Location: Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany


The conference fee is 40 €, which includes refreshments and lunches during the workshop, as well as the conference dinner on December 7th (excluding beverages).


Organizing Committee of GradAB Ph.D. Workshop 2015 Institute for Employment Research, Graduate School (GradAB) Regensburger Str. 104 D-90478 Nuremberg, Germany Email:

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