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CfP: Essen Health Conference 2021

“The Essen Health Conference – Where Health meets Labour and Education Economics” is taking place on 28-30 May 2021 in Essen. Researchers are invited to submit papers on any topic at the intersection between health and labour or education economics.

Papers should be sent in pdf format by 28 February 2021 to Contributions from early career researchers are encouraged.

Invited speakers include:

Please find more information here and here.

BeNA Online Winter Workshop, 27 November 2020

The BeNA Winter Workshop will take place online via Zoom on Friday, November 27, 2020. We are very happy to announce that Kamila Cygan-Rehm (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg) and Philipp Lergetporer (ifo Institute) will give keynote speeches and provide valuable feedback throughout, as well as office hours upon request.

Please find the final program here. If you would like to attend the workshop, kindly register using the e-mail

CfP: Workshop on Labour Economics – 25th-27nd March, 2021

The IAAEU and the Chair of Personnel Economics at Trier University are pleased to announce the 13th Workshop on Labour Economics, taking place on 25th-27nd March, 2021 in Trier. The workshop provides a forum that allows scientists to network, while fostering the exchange of research ideas and results across a range of fields, including labour and personnel economics, as well as other related topics (such as health and education economics, demography, and migration). Both theoretical and empirically oriented contributions are welcome. We particularly encourage PhD students to submit their research.

Interested researchers are invited to submit electronic versions of extended abstracts or full papers no later than 22nd January, 2021 to

Guido Friebel (Goethe University Frankfurt) will hold the keynote lecture.

The IAAEU will honour the best paper presented at the workshop with an endowed Best Paper Award. Further, we offer the possibility of publishing selected contributions in the IAAEU Discussion Papers Series.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the local organizers at

For further information, please visit our website at:

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BeNA Skills Camp on GIS, Geospatial Data & Spatial Statistics

The Berlin Network of Labor Market Research (BeNA) is very happy to announce that Nick Bearman ( – a Chartered Geographer and among others Fellow at the Royal Geographic Society and Teaching Fellow at UCL –  will give a course on GIS, Geospatial Data & Spatial Statistics. Given the current hygiene and contact restrictions we have decided to conduct the workshop entirely online through the platform Zoom. 

For further details, please check the Course Outline.  

The course takes place on Tuesday, 24/11/2020,  Wednesday, 25/11/2020, and Tuesday, 1/12/2020, always from 9:30am until 1:30pm.
Please sign up for the course via this google form ( and note that the number of slots is restricted.

CfP: BeNA Labor Economics Workshop (online), 27 November 2020

The one-day BeNA Labor Economics workshop provides young labor economists the chance to present and discuss their current research. It constitutes a forum to meet and exchange with fellow doctoral students, post-docs and professors from the field of labor economics. We are happy to announce that Kamila Cygan-Rehm (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg) and Philipp Lergetporer (ifo Institute) will give keynote speeches and provide valuable feedback throughout, as well as office hours upon request.

We are looking forward to submissions from PhD students from Berlin and Brandenburg working on topics in labor economics from a theoretical, empirical or experimental perspective. Equally, we encourage the submission of work in early stages. All projects presented at the BeNA workshop will be considered for the BeNA Innovative Research Award in the amount of €200.

The workshop will be held online via Zoom on November 27, 2020.

If you want to present your work, please submit an extended abstract or a draft of your paper by October 25, 2020, to The decision on your submission will be communicated by October 28, 2020.

Please find more information here.

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Job opening @ Helmut-Schmidt-Stiftung, Hamburg (in German)

Die Bundeskanzler-Helmut-Schmidt-Stiftung bietet für den weiteren Aufbau der Stiftung zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt die Position der Programmlinienleitung „Globale Märkte und soziale Gerechtigkeit“ (m/w/d) in Hamburg.

Erwartet wird eigene wissenschaftliche Forschung und anerkannte Expertise auf diesem Themenfeld, um wirkungsvolle Impulse in der politischen Debatte setzen zu können. Dies gilt insbesondere für die Bereiche Außenhandel und dessen Regulierung, Globalisierung, transatlantische Handelsbeziehungen, europäische Wirtschafts- und Finanzpolitik, Kapitalismus oder soziale Marktwirtschaft.

Bewerbungsfrist ist 23. Oktober 2020.

Mehr Informationen auf der Webseite der Stiftung und hier

Post-Doc position @ IAB, Nuremberg (in German)

Im Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung in Nürnberg ist ab dem 02. November 2020 im Forschungsbereich „Grundsicherung und Aktivierung“ die Stelle eines Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiters / einer Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin (m/w/d) in Vollzeit (vorzugsweise Postdoc) zu besetzen. Die Stelle ist zunächst bis zum 31. Dezember 2024 befristet.

Bewerbungsfrist ist der 14‎.‎09‎.‎2020. Mehr Informationen zur Stelle und Bewerbung hier.

Ph.D. position in Migration and Labor Economics @ RWI, Essen

RWI is inviting applications for a Ph.D. position (100%) in Migration and Labor Economics at its headquarter in Essen. The research group is part of the research unit “Labor Markets, Education, Population” at RWI and conducts research on the economic and social integration of immigrants as well as on the consequences of immigration for receiving countries. 

Application deadline is September 8, 2020.

Please find more information on the position and how to apply here.

IAB Conference: Labour Market Transitions

The Institute for Employment Research (IAB) is happy to announce an interdisciplinary hybrid labour market conference. This conference will focus on various topics concerning labour market transitions and the evaluation of policies that governments implement to smooth such transitions. The conference will feature about 40 scientific paper presentations with 10 minutes presentation time each. The conference also considers the relevant perspective of high-level actors engaged in the European labour market policy. 

Scientific keynote speaker: Jutta Allmendinger | President of the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, and Christian Dustmann | University College London, Director of CReAM – Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration 

Dates: 7-9 September 2020 

Venue on site: Nürnberg (Meistersingerhalle) 

Online: The conference offers the opportunity to participate as an online guest. This online participation is free of charge, has no registration deadline, and you can join the conference at any point. 

Please click here to register as an online guest. Find further information here.