12. July 2019 | Wages and Employment

The gender wage gap in Europe: What can we learn from linked employer-employee data? A workshop report

Alex Bryson, John Forth, Stefanie Wolter

A recent IAB workshop on the gender wage gap in Europe stressed the importance of the workplace and the firm in explaining gender inequalities. ...read more

13. June 2019 | International Labour Markets

Digital Social Security: How does it work? An interview with Professor Enzo Weber

Jutta Winters

Professor Enzo Weber talks in this video interview about his concept of Digital Social Security. He describes the cornerstones of Digital Social Security, how a digital approach, an international concept and national social security can be combined, and what practical first steps need to be undertaken to put this approach into practice. ...read more

23. Mai 2019 | International Labour Markets

Protectionism and the argument for creating jobs at home

Ignat Stepanok

In the political debate, trade protectionism has been frequently associated with keeping and increasing the number of jobs at home. The argument is, however, not so simple, since international trade in products and services is organised within global value chains. ...read more

30. April 2019 | Interviews

Labour market integration of migrants in Austria, Germany, and Sweden. An interview with Regina Konle-Seidl

Jutta Winters

Regina Konle-Seidl, researcher at the IAB in Nuremberg, compares in our video interview policies to facilitate labour market integration of migrants in Austria, Germany, and Sweden. ...read more

12. April 2019 | International Labour Markets

„We need legal migration to stabilise the Italian social security system“. An interview with Professor Tito Boeri

Lutz Bellmann, Jutta Winters

With his pro-migration media statements, the Italian economics Professor Tito Boeri expresses his open dissent with the Italian government. He argues that Italy needs migration in order to secure the prosperity of the Italian society, the social standards, and the pension system. In this interview Boeri explains the current situation and the future of the Italian social security system. ...read more

Short News

29. August 2017

IAB Labour Market Barometer for Germany

Every month, the IAB labour market barometer provides a short-term outlook for the development of both employment and unemployment in Germany.

20. April 2017

Key indicators of the German labour market

In a data appendix to its recent publication "Arbeitsmarkt kompakt" the IAB offers a broad range of key indicators of the German labour market.

20. April 2017

Industry 4.0 – job-producer or employment-destroyer?

A current report (2/2016) published by the IAB discusses the employment effects of the digital revolution in German manufacturing.