General Information

The IAAEU and the Chair of Personnel Economics at Trier University are pleased to announce the 11th Workshop on Labour Economics, to be held on April 12-13, 2019. The workshop aims to facilitate the networking of young scientists and to promote the exchange of research ideas and results across a range of fields, including labour economics and personnel economics, health economics, education economics, demography and migration. Both theoretical and empirically oriented contributions are highly welcome. We particularly encourage Ph.D. students to submit their research.

We will assign senior workshop participants as discussants to papers presented by PhD students. The IAAEU will honour the best paper presented at the workshop with an endowed Best Paper Award. A conference fee of 95€ will be charged to all participants. The fee covers the costs for lunches and beverages during the workshop, course materials and the conference dinner.

A conference program can be found here:

⇛ Program

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Impressions of the WLE 2018

Keynote Speaker:

Patrick A. Puhani (Leibniz Universität Hannover and IZA)
"Fair but Imperfect: Functional Discrimination in a Procedurally Fair Hiring Process

Organizing Committee

Prof. Dr. Laszlo Goerke
M. Sc. Jonas Feld


Workshop on Labour Economics 2018
Workshop on Labour Economics 2018

Conference Venue

Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union (IAAEU)
Trier University - Campus II
Behringstraße 21 - Building H, 7th Floor
54296 Trier

Parallel Sessions will take place in rooms H714 and H730.

How to arrive at the IAAEU?

For detailed information on how to arrive at the conference venue please click here.

Submission & Registration

Please find below some important dates for our workshop:

January 25, 2019:
Deadline for submission of extended abstracts or full papers
February, 2019:
Notification of acceptance
March 7, 2019:
Registration deadline for non-presenting guests
March 15, 2019:
Conference fee payment deadline
March 22, 2019:
Full paper submission deadline (for presenters)
April 12, 2019:
Workshop - Day 1
April 13, 2019:
Workshop - Day 2

Planned Activities


  • Get Together (for Early Birds)
    April 11th, 2019, 8 p.m., Bitburger Wirtshaus, Trier

  • Social Event - Sampling regional wines in a historic cellar
    April 12th, 2019, 7 p.m., Trier city center

  • Get Together (for Early Birds)
    April 12th, 2019, 8 p.m., Weinstube Kesselstatt, Trier