The objective of EDUWORKS is to train talented
early-stage researchers in the socio-economic and psychological dynamics of the
labour supply and demand matching processes at aggregated and disaggregated
levels. EDUWORKS brings together researchers from several academic disciplines. namely: Labour Economics, Sociology of Occupations, HRM, Lifelong Learning. Increasing segments of the demand
side and the supply side of the labour market are digitized, ranging from job
sites and cv’s at Facebook and Linkedin to extensive databases with job
descriptions and related skills demands.
These developments have led to Knowledge
Management and educational challenges in these matching processes.
Specifically, EDUWORKS will focus on matching processes at three levels and on
one overarching topic:
level fit between job demands - persons’ abilities
employers’ demands for occupational skills versus occupational dynamics
and national level labour supply and demand matches and mismatches
Management for supply and demand matches