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Turbulent Times in Europe due to Insecure Labor Markets?

April 15 – 17, 2019

Sonja Scheuring tried to give first answers to the question on the 4th International European Social Survey (ESS) Conference – Turbulent Times in Europe: Instability, Insecurity and Inequality at the University of Mannheim.

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Giving insights into the development of the SECCOPA project idea at IAB-UCL meeting in Nuremberg

April 5, 2019

Prof. Dr. Michael Gebel gave a keynote on „The role of temporary employment in the early career: A research agenda“ at the 1st Meeting of the Institute of Employment Research (IAB) – University College London (UCL) Anglo German Early Career Quantitative Education Researchers’ Network at IAB Nuremberg.

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SECCOPA presentation on the Well-Being of Vulnerable Employees on InGRID-2 Spring School at the University of Amsterdam

April 1 – 5, 2019

Sonja Scheuring attended the greatly organized Integrating Research Infrastructures for European Expertise on Inclusive Growth (InGRID-2) Spring School on “Vulnerable Groups on the Labour Market” – Determinants and Consequences of Economic Vulnerability across Europe at the University of Amsterdam. Moreover, she was invited to give a presentation on her recent work-in-progress on “Temporary Employment and Subjective Well-Being: Empirically Testing the Latent Deprivation Model within and across European Countries”.

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Interesting research insights by visiting researcher Prof. Dr. Tatiana Karabchuk from United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

March 25 – April 1, 2019

The SECCOPA team profited a lot from the fruitful exchange and discussions with Prof. Dr. Tatiana Karabchuk during her research stay at the Chair of Methods of Empirical Social Research at the University of Bamberg.

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Two SECCOPA presentations at the ISA RC28 Spring Meeting in Frankfurt, Germany

March 21 – 23, 2019

Dr. Jonathan Latner and Sophia Fauser gave two presentations on first results of the SECCOPA project, focusing on the effects of temporary employment on poverty and wages at the ISA RC28 spring meeting in Frankfurt, hosted by the Chair for Social Stratification and Social Policy (Prof. Markus Gangl).

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Three SECCOPA presentations at the 6th European User Conference in Mannheim

March 6 – 8, 2019

Dr. Jonathan Latner, Sophia Fauser and Sonja Scheuring gave three presentations on first results for analyses within the SECCOPA project at the 6th European User Conference on March 6–8, 2019 in Mannheim hosted by the German Microdata Lab and GESIS in cooperation with Eurostat and CESSDA.
The presented research focuses on a description of the distribution, the selection into and outcomes of temporary employment.

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SECCOPA represented at COST Action YOUNG-IN in Thessaloniki

February 8, 2018

Prof. Dr. Michael Gebel held a presentation on „The transition from education to work and youths’ well-being. Evidence from German panel data“ at the 2nd General Meeting of the COST Action CA17114 YOUNG-IN in Thessaloniki.

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SECCOPA presentation at the University of Kaiserslautern

December 12, 2018

Prof. Dr. Michael Gebel gave a presentation on „The effect of temporary employment on subjective well-being in the early career“ at the Research Colloquium of the Department of Sociology at the University of Kaiserslautern.

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Productive stay of visiting researcher from Russia: Daria Salnikova

November 5 – December 5, 2018

Daria Salnikova, doctoral student from the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) stayed for about four weeks for a research stay at our chair.
Her research interests concern the causal effect of objective economic well-being on subjective economic well-being in the post-Soviet Russia.

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SECCOPA presentation at National Taipei University in Taipei

September 26, 2018

Prof. Dr. Michael Gebel held a presentation on „The transition from education to work and youths’ well-being: Insights from longitudinal data“ at the Graduate Seminar, Department of Sociology, National Taipei University in Taipei.

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Interesting meeting with visiting scholar from South Korea: Younga Kim

August 16 – 17, 2018

Younga Kim, a research associate (Post-Doc) at the Korea Labour Institute (KLI), visited us in August for two days.
Her research interests include gender inequality and precarious employment.

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SECCOPA causal inference approach in debate with big data research at Soochow University in Taipei

July 18, 2018

Prof. Dr. Michael Gebel gave a presentation on „Causal analysis using longitudinal data“ at the School of Big Data Management at Soochow University in Taipei.

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SECCOPA represented at International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS) Conference in Hong Kong

June 16, 2018

Prof. Dr. Michael Gebel held a presentation on “The transition from education to work and youths’ well-being: Evidence from German panel data” at the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS) Conference „Promotion of Quality of Life in the Changing World“ in Hong Kong.

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