Labour Economics

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Brief description

The Institute teaches courses in Labour Economics, Personnel Economics and Applied Econometrics. Our research focuses on empirical questionsin fields such as education, migration, wage and employmentdynamics, inequality, gender issues, economics of the public sector, andapplied econometrics. Our research has been funded by the Anglo-German Foundation, the European Union, the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, the German Mail Foundation, the German Science Foundation, theMinistry of Research and Cultural Affairs of Lower Saxony, the SwissNational Science Foundation, and the Volkswagen Foundation.


Susanne Müller-Garbe

Executive Director

Prof. Dr. Patrick Puhani
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Prof. Dr. Patrick Puhani
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Research Staff

M.Sc. Vangjel Bita
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Dr. Franziska Braschke
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M.Sc. Anika Ewald
M.Sc. Brajan Gruszka
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PhD Pavel Jelnov
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Dr. Hamed Markazi Moghadam
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Dr. Anna Katharina Pikos
apl. Prof. Dr. Daniel Schnitzlein

Emeritus/Retired Professors

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Knut Gerlach

Administrative/Technical Staff

Susanne Müller-Garbe