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Labor Market and Working World

The field of competence Labor Market and Working World deals with the question of how the labour market is changing due to globalisation and digitalisation, among other things.

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The researchers look both at individual companies and the economy as a whole and investigate qualitative and quantitative aspects of employment. They analyse and evaluate how the different actors in the labour market – companies, employees, managers and works councils, unions and employers’ associations, and legislators – react to changes in the economic environment. The work of the research unit extends from economic policy issues and empirical research to the practical implementation of detailed HR strategies.

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Sections of the Research Unit

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Oliver Stettes

Dr. Oliver Stettes

Head of The World of Work and Collective Bargaining Policy Research Unit

Tel: +49 221 4981-697
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Andrea Hammermann

Dr. Andrea Hammermann

Senior Economist for Working Conditions and Human Resource Management Policies

Tel: +49 221 4981-314
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Holger Schäfer

Holger Schäfer

Senior Economist for Employment and Unemployment

Tel: +49 30 27877-124
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