2016
19
Aug

European Day 2016: The Consequences of Digitalisation for Forecasting and Foresight

Rovaniemi, Finland

In politics and science, digitalisation is discussed as the fourth industrial revolution, which will fundamentally change the ways how we work and live. Despite the many debates on its effects on labour, there is little precise and generally accepted knowledge about this phenomenon neither on the national nor on the regional/local level. Those carrying out…
2015
16
Oct

European Day 2015: Supporting Sustainable Labour Market Development: The Role of Observatories and Intermediaries in European Regions and Localities

Milan, Italy

Our experience shows that information on the current and future developments in labour market — provided by regional and local labour market observatories — is crucial for devising and steering regional/local economic development strategies. At the same time, different intermediaries are needed to ensure the alignment of the various fields of the strategies. Therefore, the…
2013
10
Oct

European Day 2013: Practical Approaches to Skills Monitoring in Regional and Local Labour Market Observatories

Bilbao, Spain

There are several reasons why monitoring informal skills on the regional and local level can be challenging: quantitative data is often available only on the highly aggregated level of professions and qualifications, the skills requirements of companies are difficult to capture, comparisons between sectors can be complicated. Over the past years, regional and local labour…
2012
11
Oct

European Day 2012: Practical Approaches for Measuring Geographical Mobility in Regional and Local Labour Market Observatories

Cracow, Poland

The European Day of the EN RLMM was concerned with inter- and intraregional mobility, different socio-demographic and migrant groups, skilled and unskilled workers, special cases in border regions, reasons for labour mobility as well as in- and out- commuting. It addressed researchers, consultants, representatives of administrative bodies and politicians responsible for youth and labour policies. The main objective of the…
2011
06
Oct

European Day 2011: Practical Approaches of Youth Monitors in Regional Labour Market Observatories

Luxembourg

The European Day of the EN RLMM was concerned with youth monitoring in regions and localities and addressed researchers, consultants, representatives of administrative bodies and politicians responsible for youth and labour policies. The main objective of the conference was to identify the most relevant indicators, which can be applied to monitor youth unemployment and employment in regions. Also the issue…
2010
06
Oct

European Day 2010: Expectations Towards Regional Labour Market Observatories: European and Regional Perspectives

Marseille, France

Functional labour markets represent a significant prerequisite for the successful economic development of regions. As in many regions there is insufficient suitable data for the optimal operation of the public and private sector actors in these labour markets and regional labour market observatories help correct this, the aim of the first European Day of the…