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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:

  • Individual level fit between job demands - persons’ abilities
  • Meso-level employers’ demands for occupational skills versus occupational dynamics
  • European and national level labour supply and demand matches and mismatches
  • Knowledge Management for supply and demand matches



April 16 2014, InGRID workshop 2014

The 2014 InGRID workshop about developing and testing new tools to measure occupations and their task and skill requirements was organized by dr. Kea Tijdens (UvA-AIAS, project manager of Eduworks), dr. Stefan Mol (UvA-ABS) was presenting there and several Eduworks fellow was attending also.

You can see the photos and presentations from the event here.

April 01 2014, Dutch-Eduworks meeting

On 15th April, Amsterdam Institute of Advanced Labour Studies (UvA-AIAS) and Amsterdam Business School (UvA-ABS) will be holding a Dutch-Eduworks meeting, where all the UvA's Eduworks PhDs and all our dutch partners will be present.

February 07 2014, EAWOP Small Group Meeting

We are happy to announce that the Center of Job Knowledge Research will host an EAWOP Small Group Meeting on October 15th – October 16th 2014!

Eduworks is the main sponsor of the conference.

The detailed program of this event and the registration procedure will be announced later. For more information about the organizers, please visit or contact Hannah Berkers at

February 01 2014, Ingrid workshop

Amsterdam Institute for Advanced labour Studies of University of Amsterdam organizes the next Ingrid workshop in Amsterdam. Dr. Stefan Mol will present about Eduworks there.

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