IBES comprises the following core research areas:
- Employment market
- Social Security
- Private pension provisions
- International money and financial markets
- Capital market research
- Game theory
- HR research
- Consumer behaviour research
- Management of organisation change
- Method-supported auditing techniques
It also undertakes special in-depth research into the energy industry, the health-care industry and empirical economic research.
Information on research areas and relevant contact details can be found via the Institute websites.