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Institute for Labor Studies

ESADE's Institute for Labor Studies (IEL) analyzes the labor market and the relations between those taking part in it. The IEL's research contributions help forge a competitive employment model based on skills, quality of life in the workplace and sustainable growth.

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Main research areas

The future of work

Work quality, flexibility and productive decentralization

Prevention of occupational risks and corporate responsibility

Comparative labor law

LABORAlgorithm Project

Algorithms and labor relations

Legal treatment of the use of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and algorithms for the profiling and automated decision making in the workplace.


Latest publications

Nuevas tecnologías y gestión de Recursos Humanos. Impacto de las redes sociales y marco laboral neotecnológico
del Rey Guanter, S. (Director)
Cuatrecasas y La Ley, Madrid (2017)

Diez retos del trabajo en plataformas digitales para el ordenamiento jurídico-laboral español
Ginès Fabrellas, Anna
Estudios Financieros. Revista de Trabajo y Seguridad Social. Comentarios, Casos Prácticos. Recursos Humanos, 425-426, p. 89 – 111 (2018)


Are you interested in knowing more about the IEL? Contact us!

Institute for Labor Studies (IEL)
Anna Ginès
IEL Director
Av. Pedralbes, 60-62
08034 Barcelona
Tel. 932 806 162, Ext. 2297
Fax +34 932 048 105