All articles in: Labour Market Trends and Forecasts

16. April 2021 |

European labour market dynamics after the outbreak of the Covid-19 crisis

Enzo Weber , Roman Neupert

In order to analyse the mechanisms behind the dropping employment figures, this article gives an outline of developments in labour market flow statistics in Europe after the outbreak of the Covid-19 ...read more

25. January 2021 |

Smoothing labour market transitions in times of crisis and beyond

Jutta Winters

The IAB hosted the interdisciplinary conference “Labour Market Transitions: Challenges for Public Policies and Research” where researchers and policy makers discussed labour market transitions ...read more

The corona crisis has impacted the German economy and labour market much more heavily than the financial crisis of 2009. Nevertheless, the number of layoffs has so far been limited compared to the ...read more

20. October 2020 |

Launch of the “European Labour Market Barometer“

Enzo Weber , Christian Hutter

The new "European Labour Market Barometer" reflects the expected short-term development of unemployment and employment in the European labour ...read more

The rules defining trade between Germany and the United Kingdom (UK) have not changed despite Brexit. Nevertheless, there is a clear downward trend in German exports of goods to the UK since the ...read more

The authors show four scenarios how population changes can effect the labour force potential in Germany and what parameters need to be adjusted ...read more

What is driving Germany’s continued upturn in employment? It has been a while since Hartz reforms and business cycles have lost much of their importance for the labour market. Decisive for the ...read more

Prof. Wilhelm Bauer describes trends of working in the digital transformation. ...read more

Is the digital revolution a job-destroyer or a job-creator? How will it change traditional occupational images? In an interview to the IAB-Forum magazine, IAB Director Joachim Möller discusses ...read more

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