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Staffing ROA office and researchers

Following the advice of the Dutch government and the directives of Maastricht University, all ROA employees will work from home in the coming period.

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Living preferences of STEM workers in a high-tech business park of a peripheral region

Research Memorandum by Inge Hooijen & Frank Cörvers

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Priority to unemployed immigrants? A causal machine learning evaluation of training in Belgium

Research Memorandum by Bart Cockx, Michael Lechner, Joost Bollens

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'Money on my mind': The dynamics of financial worry

Recent story about the winners of the TFI long-term research grant and their project


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January 08, 2020

Learning and Work Webinars, Maastricht University, SBE, Spring 2020

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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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