Framework contract with the Federal Labor Ministry (BMAS)

Scientific (short) expertise on fundamental questions of the welfare state, changing world of work, and social integration, as well as implementation of appropriate dialogue formats

Client: Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Berlin

Project partners: Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim; Institute for Work, Skills and Training (IAQ) at the University of Duisburg-Essen; Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union (IAAEU) at the University of Trier; SOKO Institute for Social Research and Communication, Bielefeld; Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schroeder, University of Kassel

Duration: 04.10.2016 - 03.10.2020

The project, coordinated by IZA, provides the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS) with expertise on a broad range of issues related to labor and social sciences. The purpose is to build conceptual and empirical foundations for current societal debates and political decision-making processes by drawing on the expertise of different disciplines. The focus is on questions concerning the sustainable development of an integrative welfare state and the future of work. Within this framework, IZA and its project partners provide decision-makers with fast, practice-oriented and scientifically founded policy advice.

Holger Bonin

Prof. Dr. Holger Bonin

Research Director