All articles in: International Labour Markets

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

An interview with Tito Boeri, former President of the Italian National Social Security, on the current situation and the future of the Italian social security ...read more

An inteview with the IAB researcher Herbert Brücker and Yuliya Kosyakova on the second wave of the IAB-BAMF-SOEP Survey of Refugees. ...read more

The article focuses on online gig economy which is transnational and spans a full spectrum of skills, from data entry to software development. The gig economy offers an interesting view to the future ...read more

A good 70 percent of refugees in Germany come from eight non-European asylum seekers’ countries of origin. Their integration into the German labour market has increasingly gained momentum in ...read more

13. September 2018 |

Setting out for Digital Social Security

Enzo Weber

Platform work is increasing worldwide, leaving a serious lack of social protection. In spite of the international and flexible character of platform work, extending social security is feasible – if ...read more

As a consequence of the Great Recession, starting in most European countries in 2009, the number of unemployed young people increased significantly. Using 2008 as the reference point, where most ...read more

Germany does not stand alone in having experienced changes in the landscape of work. However, these changes differ in comparison to other countries – both in relation to the relative importance of ...read more

A few refugees get a job soon after they arrived in Germany. However, for most of them labour market integration is still a long way off. Bevor getting a job, many refugees have to learn German and ...read more