Articles from the Foundation
Classroom training assists jobseekers exposed to globalisation to find their way back to the labour market
5 December 2022
Articles in the media
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
“The German car industry will no longer exist in 20 to 30 years”
Interview with Director of The ROCKWOOL Foundation Berlin Christian Dustmann, introducing the research institute.
1 March 2023
Social mobility across generations may be substantially overstated, study shows
New research measuring resources passed from parents to children shows that current estimates of intergenerational mobility may be substantially overstated.
8 September 2022
Refugee migration and the labour market: Lessons from 40 years of post-arrival policies in Denmark
Many countries are considering reforms to their asylum procedures, particularly those policies that equip refugees for the labour market and manage their financial support. This column brings together evidence from four decades of Danish refugee policies and identifies two policies whose benefits have outweighed their costs: allowing refugees to choose where they settle, and labour market programmes that increase investment in language skills. Policies that emphasise early job-training, regulate access to welfare benefits, or use permanent-residency incentives, on the other hand, create long-run disadvantages for some migrants.
10 April 2022