OrganisationThe Institute Labour and Economy is headed by a director. Various committees are responsible for the scientific orientation of the research programme.
Prof. Dr. Irene Dingeldey has been Director of the Institute Labour and Economy since 1 January 2020 and is supported in the daily running of the institute by competent administrative staff. The research unit leaders, the administrative board and the expert board are responsible for the scientific orientation of the research programme.
Research unit leaders’ meetings
All topics relevant to the iaw are discussed in the meetings of the iaw research unit leaders. These meetings are attended by the three research unit leaders, administrative staff and representatives of the academic mid-level staff.
The administrative board is responsible for the iaw’s annual budget planning. Its members are the Chancellor of the University of Bremen, the Chief Executive of the Bremen Chamber of Labour, Ingo Schierenbeck, and the Director of the iaw, Prof. Dr. Irene Dingeldey.
In the founding contract, the Bremen Chamber of Labour and the University of Bremen agreed to have the institute’s work evaluated by three experts.