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Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB) der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (BA)

Institute for Employment Research (IAB) of the Federal Employment Agency (BA)

Regensburger Straße 100
D-90478 Nürnberg
Phone: +49 (0)911-179-0
Fax: +49 (0)911-179-3258


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The Institute for Employment Research (IAB) has been an independent special office of the Federal Employment Agency (BA) since 01.01.2004 (§ 367(2) Social Code Third Book (SGB III)).


Director: Professor Joachim Möller
Deputy Director: Dr Ulrich Walwei

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