The Research Area Comprises:

  • Digitalisation and the Labour Market
  • International Division of Labour
  • Spatial Disparities and Adaptation

The research area “Digitalisation and International Labour Division” is funded within the Leibniz Female Professors Programme. The head of the research unit is also a Professor of Economics at the University of Heidelberg whose focus is on labour market economics. Her research agenda examines employment and wage dynamics as a result of the increasing digitalisation and globalisation of production and business processes. The research focuses on the effects of these changes on wages and employment opportunities, and the consequences for individual employment careers. The role of institutional and structural differences across regional and national labour markets in Europe is also examined, as is the importance of occupational, sectoral and spatial mobility.



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