External speakers

Regina Konle-Seidl

Senior Researcher, Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

Regina Konle-Seidl has been working as a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Department for International Comparison and European Integration, in Nuremberg, Germany. She has longstanding experience in comparative research on European labour markets as well as labour market and social policy. Her research focuses on comparative analysis of labour market institutions and labour market reforms, governance of employment services and activating labour market policy. She has published on these topics in a variety of journals and co-edited the book “Bringing the Jobless Back into Work, Experiences with Activation Schemes in Europe and the US. She has collaborated in EU funded projects like the RECWOWE project “Regulating the risk of unemployment“– national adaptations to post-industrial labour markets in Europe”. More recently she has published reports on job placement regimes and labour market integration of migrants and refugees in selected European countries.

Regular policy advice to the German Federal Employment Service and the German Ministry of Labour is part of her job task at IAB. She has also been working as an expert for the EU Commission (PES to PES Dialogue), the OECD (Activation and PES Reform), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the French PES on topics like profiling jobseekers, performance management in PES and provision of services for jobseekers.

For further details on her profile and publications see: http://www.iab.de/de/123/section.aspx/Mitarbeiter/79