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Staffing ROA office and researchers

Working from home has been the norm at Maastricht University since March 2020 and remains so.

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HBO-Monitor: more stress due to coronapandemic

The new report based on the HBO-Monitor shows that HBO graduates experience more stress in their jobs than before the coronapandem. On the other hand, unemployment rates among this group have changed relatively little.

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Flexibility in educational systems - Concept, indicators, and directions for future research

Research Memorandum by Katarina Wessling (ROA/BIBB), Rolf van der Velden (ROA)

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“Naar een arbeidsmarktmonitor voor de groene sector”

New report in Dutch

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May 11, 2021

Learning and Work Webinars, Maastricht University, SBE, Spring 2021


Our regular Tuesday webinar series (from 12:00 to 13:00 via Zoom) features researchers from different disciplines, with focuses on both academic and policy issues.

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September 16, 2021

EALE annual conference

Padua Italy, 16-18 September 2021

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ROA mission

The Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) is a research institute of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, established in 1986. The overarching research theme of ROA is the acquisition and depreciation of human capital over the life course in relation to the dynamics of the labor market. ROA aims to do high level scientific research with a substantial policy impact. This dual mission is pursued in all research project, regardless of the type of funding (fundamental or commissioned research). ROA receives funding from scientific funds (e.g. NRO, NWO, NETSPAR, ORA, H2020), as well as from national and international authorities (Ministries, European Commission, OECD) and various other organizations such as training funds, educational institutes and regional governments. For more information, please click here