Lukas Kerschbaumer studied from 2008-2012 Educational Science (B.A.) as well as Sociology (B.A.) and from 2012-2014 Social and Political Theory (M.A.) at the Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck. He was involved in the project "Poverty Dynamics" from the Institute of Sociology Innsbruck, which carried out the accompanying research on the implementation of the new "needs-based minimum benefits" in Tirol. From 2015 until autumn 2018 Lukas Kerschbaumer was working at the Institute for Employment Research Nuremberg (IAB) (the research institute of the Federal Employment Agency Germany) as researcher at the Panel Study "Labor Market and Social Security" and at the department "Joblessness and Social Inclusion". Key topics are long-term unemployment, poverty research, qualitative methods and network research as well as the topic of (Labor market)Integration and (social)participation of refugees and young adults depending on social benefits.
2018Researcher - Researcher at the Project "Active inclusion of decoupled young people in the basic social insurance" - Department "Joblessness and Social Inclusion" at the Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany2017 - 2018Researcher - Researcher at the EU funded project "RESCuE" (Patterns of Resilience during Socioeconomic Crises among Households in Europe) - Department "Joblessness and Social Inclusion" at the Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany2016 - 2017Researcher - Researcher at the project "(Labor market)Integration and (social)participation of refugees depending on social benefits " - Department "Joblessness and Social Inclusion" at the Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany2015 - 2016Researcher - Researcher in the Project "Unexpected transitions from social benefits to work" - Department Panel Study "Labour Market and Social Security" at the Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany2013 - 2014Scientific Project Assistant - Scientific project assistant for the TWF-funded study "Poverty dynamics in Tyrol" - Leopold-Franzens University Innsbruck, Institute for Sociology2013 - 2014Scientific Project Assistant - Scientific project assistent for the "Qualitative Poverty Report Innsbruck" - Leopold-Franzens University Innsbruck, Institute for Sociology2012 - 2013Trained Assistend - Project Assistance for the project "Poverty dynamics and labor market: emergence, consolidation and overcoming the need for help" - Department "Joblessness and Social Inclusion" at the Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany
2019Kerschbaumer, L, Heiss R., Zoller, C., Holzmann, L. (2019, January). Wie kann Tirol rauchfrei(er) werden? Die Gratwanderung zwischen Bevormundung und Anregung. Invited Talk at the “Sounding Board Tirol”, organized by the Tiroler Gebietskrankenkasse (TGKK)2017Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände. Erwartungswidrige Übergänge: Erwerbsintegration aus Langzeitarbeitslosigkeit und Langzeitbezug, Berlin, Deutschland2017Bund-Länder-Ausschuss nach § 18c SGB II Abbau von Langzeitarbeitslosigkeit - Die Bedeutung des sozialen Umfelds. Unerwartete Integration in den Arbeitsmarkt: Risikofaktoren, Erfolgsbedingungen und beteiligte Akteure, München, Deutschland2017Workshop "Erwartungswidrige Übergänge" für die Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände, Nürnberg, Deutschland2015Beratung zur Wirkungsforschung nach § 55 SGB II: 23. Bericht zum Stand der Umsetzung an das Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales, Referat IIa2, Berlin/Nürnberg, Deutschland2015Einschätzungen zum Armutsbericht des DPWV an die Bundesagentur für Arbeit & den, Vorsitz des Vorstandes, Nürnberg, Deutschland
Communication in the political arena - Freie Universität BerlinProject Management: working in projects - Federal Employment AgencySociology - Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich(ongoing PhD-Thesis)Professionally designing media appearances (TV, radio and print) - Fulmidas MedienagenturTarget-oriented policy advice - Bundesagentur für Arbeit / Germany
Unexpected transitions from social benefits to work: A mixed-methods project - Beyond Methodological Dualism Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Data, Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, GermanyThe Usefulness of an Illusion: Collecting date of Networks with Narrative-Biographical Interviews - Meeting of the Section Sociological Network Research of the DGS, Cologne - GESIS e. V. - Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences, Cologne, GermanyLecture: Methods of Social Sciences, Consolidation - Leopold-Franzens University Innsbruck, Institute for SociologyIndividual resources for an unexpected transition: return to work from Hartz IV - Section Social Inequality and Social Structure Analysis, 26.-30. September 2016 in Bamberg - Congress of the German Sociological Association, Bamberg, GermanyActor networks as a door opener to social integration through work - Section "Sociological Network Research", Closure and Opening Processes in the Focus of Social Network Research, Congress of the German Sociological Association, Bamberg, GermanyAd Hoc Group: The Excluded Edge of Society: Subjective Potentials for Reintegration via Labor - Congress of the German Sociological Association, Bamberg, GermanyThe impact of social structure and individual activity on unlikely cases of job-matching combining sociological and economic approaches - ESA RN 09 Economic Sociology Midterm Conference, Squaring the Circle: Integrating Theories and Empirical Analyses in Economic Sociology, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, SpainIndividual potential for a most unlikely transition: Getting a job after years of unemployment and social benefits receipt - Work, Employment and Society Conference 2016; In and out of Work Poverty and Precariousness, Leeds University Business School (LUBS), University of Leeds, LeedsBetween activation policy and self-mobilisation - RAPSE 2016. Changing Labour markets: Challenges for Welfare and Labour Market Policy. Meeting of the Research on Welfare and Labour Market Policies, 07.-09. Dezember 2016 in Linnaeus University, Växjö, SwedenLong-term exclusion from and (re) entry into the labor market: risk factors, conditions for success and unexpected turns - Annual Meeting "Labor Market Policy Current Claims and Requirements ", Deutsche Vereinigung für sozialwissenschaftliche Arbeitsmarktforschung e.V. (SAMF), BerlinLecture: Methods and techniques of qualitative social research - blame yourself? Long-term unemployment and Agency - Ludwig-Maximilians-Uiversity Munich, Institute for SociologyLecture: Methods of social research, introduction - Leopold-Franzens Univerity Innsbruck, Institute for SociologyUnexpected transitions into the labor market after long-term social benefits receipt: risk factors and conditions of success - University of Applied Labour Studies (UALS)Employment integration against all odds: agency and long-term unemployment - Research Workshop Sociology of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich at the Institute for SociologyAgency and Networks - Everything You Need as a Long-term Unemployed? - International Sunbelt Social Network Conference. Dom Square, Utrecht, The Netherlands(Employment) Integration and Inclusion of Refugees within social benefits receipt. - Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Faculty for Social Work, Network - Refugee research.Unemployed through sickness / sick through unemployment: (Individual) strategies for the return to (working) life. - Kick-off Meeting of the Life & Health Science Cluster TyrolLabor market integration from long-term unemployment and long-term benefits receipients. What Hartz IV can do what it can't do - implications for Austria. - 3rd Social Policy Research Conference ESPAnet Austria, University of Innsbruck
2018Life & Health Science Cluster TirolBest Poster Award
Member - German Sociological Association (DGS)