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Successful Breakfast Booster workshop on creativity

given by Kim van Broekhoven PhD candidate at ROA

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ROA study about the Future of Craftmanship won the 2019 prize for best Policy research

This prize is bi-annually awarded by the Dutch Association of Sociologists and the Association for Policy Research.

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Marie-Christine Fregin defends doctoral thesis

On Thursday 31 October, Marie-Christine Fregin successfully defended her PhD thesis on: ‘Skill Matching and Outcomes - New Cross-Country Evidence’

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Jaap Dronkers Lecture 2019

On Monday November 25th, ROA and Studium Generale will organize the first Jaap Dronkers Lecture.

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inaugural lecture levels
December 06, 2019

Inaugural lecture Mark Levels

Dr. Mark Levels appointed as professor of Health, Education and Work in the School of Business and Economics will accept this position with the delivery of an inaugural lecture on Friday 6th of December 2019 at ...

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Learning and Work seminars
August 07, 2019

Learning and Work seminars, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht

Our regular Tuesday seminar series (from 12:00 to 13:00 at Tongersestraat 53) features researchers from different disciplines, with focuses on both academic and policy issues.

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ROA mission

The Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) is a research institute of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, established in 1986. The overarching research theme of ROA is the acquisition and depreciation of human capital over the life course in relation to the dynamics of the labor market. ROA aims to do high level scientific research with a substantial policy impact. This dual mission is pursued in all research project, regardless of the type of funding (fundamental or commissioned research). ROA receives funding from scientific funds (e.g. NRO, NWO, NETSPAR, ORA, H2020), as well as from national and international authorities (Ministries, European Commission, OECD) and various other organizations such as training funds, educational institutes and regional governments. For more information, please click here