BeNA Research Seminar on Labor Research

Responsible: 
Prof. J. Allmendinger (WZB), Prof. M.C. Burda (HU Berlin), Prof. C.M. Schmidt (RWI Essen), Prof. V. Steiner (FU Berlin), Prof. G.G. Wagner (DIW Berlin)
Time I: 
Wednesday,
06:15pm to 07:30pm
Venue I: 
alternating
Description: 
The main activity, which started in April 2004, is a weekly research seminar open to young labour market researchers (PhD students and post-docs) affiliated with any of the institutions mentioned below. The research projects presented can be of either empirical or theoretical nature. Presentations are usually given in English - German presentations are also possible. 
 
Current Research projects by members of the network are, for example:
  • the empirical evaluation of government policies in the labour market and in the educational industry,
  • the analysis of new institutional arrangements such as temporary help agencies,
  • work incentives of tax and family policy reforms,
  • the analysis of transitions from welfare to work,
  • transitions between different types of labour market states, and from welfare to work,
  • social security coverage of non-standard employment relationships,
  • changing demand for qualification in the labour market,
  • the theoretical analysis of search and matching processes,
  • individual employment trajectories in the household context,
  • the role of temporary employment in women’s working lives. 
  • intergenerational mobility. 
The schedule (with informaion about speakers, topics and venue) can be found here.
Semester: 
Fall & Spring
Affiliation: 
Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
Freie Universität Berlin
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung