Think tank

Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung

Institute for Employment Research ‒ IAB

Nuremberg, Germany

The Institute for Labor Market and Vocational Research (IAB) in Nuremberg was founded in 1967 as a research facility of the Federal Employment Agency. It researches the labor market. The IAB makes its research results available to the public and gives independent advice to politicians and practitioners. Economists, sociologists, business economists, mathematicians and political scientists are currently working at the institute to cover the broad spectrum of research fields related to the labor market. The research focuses on the areas of labor market policy, regional and international labor markets, the overall economy and institutions, companies, qualifications and professions and social inequality.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.iab.de/

Address:
Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit Weddigenstr. 20-22 90478 Nürnberg

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Germany & Europe
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1967
Age (years)
Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung
 54
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Prof. Bernd Fitzenberger, PhD
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Ulrich Walwei
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Dr. Ulrich Walwei
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2018
Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung
 283
Germany average
 234
Global average
 458
2017
Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung
 274
2016
Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung
 281
% Female staff
2017
Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung
53% 
Germany average
36% 
Global average
49% 

Social

Twitter
Followers (2019)
Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung
 2,442
Germany average
 7,866
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung
 0
Germany average
 3,620
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 20/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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