Section Labor markets and labor market policy

Framework agreement for academic (short) expertises regarding basic questions of the welfare state and the future of labour

The project provides expertises, analyses and workshop support for the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS). It enables the BMAS to act swiftly and flexible on recent societal discussions on the basis of academic findings. The ISG supports the DIW Berlin and DIW Econ as a subcontractor …

Hans VerbeekFramework agreement for academic (short) expertises regarding basic questions of the welfare state and the future of labour

Section European Structural and Investment Funds, Labor markets and labor market policy

Evaluation and external support of ERDF and ESF in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

The project covers administrative support tasks to the Managing Authority (monitoring, indicator system, reporting as foreseen by EU regulations, etc.) and the ongoing evaluation of the implementation of ERDF- and ESF-funded programmes and projects. The project is carried out in close cooperation between ISG and IfS Institut für Stadtforschung und …

Marco PuxiEvaluation and external support of ERDF and ESF in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Section Labor markets and labor market policy

Evaluation of the federal ESF-programme for the integration of long-term unemployed recipients of UB2-benefits into the primary labour market

The federal ESF-programme aims at developing employment perspectives for long-term unemployed (LTU) recipients of UB2-benefits (also known as “Hartz IV”). The programme addresses both the demand and the supply side of the labour market. On the one hand, employers should be advised and supported by job-hunters to offer LTU an …

Michael FertigEvaluation of the federal ESF-programme for the integration of long-term unemployed recipients of UB2-benefits into the primary labour market

Section Labor markets and labor market policy

Implementation study regarding the piloting of “advisors for further training”

Demographic and structural change has been resulting in considerable modifications of the qualification requirements for employees. The central characteristics of these processes are an increase in the demand for high-skilled labour and a reduction of the demand for low-skilled workers. Furthermore, the speed of change entails that life-long learning activities …

Conducted by: Helmut Apel, Dr. Michael Fertig, Dr. Philipp Fuchs, Helmut Hägele
Michael FertigImplementation study regarding the piloting of “advisors for further training”