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Learning and Work Hybrid Seminars, Maastricht University, SBE, Spring 2023

Our regular Tuesday hybrid seminar series (from 12:00 to 13:00, onsite and also via zoom) features researchers from different disciplines, with focuses on both academic and policy issues.

L&W hybrid seminar organizers

Raymond Montizaan:
Katarina Wessling:

Upcoming seminars

31.01.2023  -  Nele De Cuyper (KULeuven) - TS53 Room A1.22 and zoom
Title: Employability for all!
Employability has become the new career mantra: everyone has to be employable to survive or thrive in the current labor market. Employability has attracted considerable attention from scholars and policy-makers alike against the background of recent developments, for example the ageing workforce, increasing flexibility in terms of personnel staffing, and digitalization. The general idea is that everyone has to and can become employable: the focus is upon investments in employability in the form of upskilling.  In this presentation, I will present a critical overview of studies questioning this general idea and the underlying assumptions. In particular, I question the assumption that everyone can be employable: instead, I will argue that employability is not only a matter of agency.  Furthermore, I will demonstrate that investments in employability do not have the same desirable outcome for all individuals. Instead, the strongest profiles in the labor market may attract most investments and may benefit most.
07.02.2023  -  Michael Stops (IAB, Nuremberg)
14.02.2023  -  Hans Grönqvist (Uppsala University/IFAU)
02.03.2023  -  Melanie Arntz (ZEW)
14.03.2023  -  Gesine Stephan (IAB, Nuremberg)
21.03.2023  -  Martin Neugebauer (FU Berlin)
28.03.2023  -  Lenart Ziegler (University of Vienna)
04.04.2023  -  Jorgo Goossens (Radboud University)
11.04.2023  -  Mária Balgova (IZA, Bonn)
18.04.2023  -  Kim Stienstra (University of Utrecht)
25.04.2023  -  Roy Sijbom (Universiteit van Amsterdam) 
02.05.2023  -  Trudy Schils (Maastricht University)
09.05.2023  -  Giorgio Brunello (University of Padova)
16.05.2023  -  Mareen Bastiaans (Erasmus University)
23.05.2023  -  Steffen Künn (MILE)
30.05.2023  -  Heike Solga (WZB)
06.06.2023  -  Steve Stillmann (Bolzano / Bozen University)
20.06.2023  -  Steffen Altmann (IZA/Copenhagen)
27.06.2023  -  Tim Huijts (ROA)

Previous seminars

24.01.2023  -  Andreas Lichter (Uni Düsseldorf) - TS53 Room A1.23 and zoom
17.01.2023  - Katarina Wessling (Maastricht University) - cancelled!
10.01.2023 - Antonio Martins-Neto (Maastricht University - UNU MERIT) - TS53 Room A1.23 and zoom


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