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4th Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop on Perspectives on (Un-) Employment, Nürnberg, 13-14 October 2011‏

The IAB Graduate School's 4th interdisciplinary Ph.D. workshop on Perspectives on (Un-) Employment aims at bringing together young researchers from different disciplines. The workshop will provide an opportunity for Ph.D. students to present and discuss their research in a constructive and international atmosphere. A number of experienced researchers will provide feedback and advice. The workshop will focus on but not be limited to empirical research in the following fields:
Labour market institutions and policies
Labour mobility and dynamics
Inequality and education
Qualification and skills
Regional disparities
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
Gerard J. van den Berg (University of Mannheim)
Hannah Brückner (Yale University)
We invite Ph.D. students to submit an extended abstract (minimum of 2000 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 July 4th 2011.
Notification of acceptance will be given by the end of August 2011. Accepted students have to send in full (preliminary) papers no later than September 15th 2011.
Travel costs
For presenters without funding, a limited number of travel grants is available. Applications for travel grants have to be handed in with submission of the paper.
Conference fee
There is a conference fee of 40€ (including food and
beverages during the workshop and the conference dinner, excluding beverages).
Scholarship / Financial aid: a limited number of travel grants is available