Prof. Philipp Ager, Ph.D. is a Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim, a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and a editorial board member at Explorations in Economic History. His research combines insights from economic history and applied microeconomics to examine questions related to immigration, demography, and structural change. His published research includes articles in the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of the European Economic Association. Philipp’s work has been featured in Bloomberg, the Economist, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post among others.
Prior to joining Mannheim in 2021, Philipp was an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Southern Denmark. He was also a Visiting Associate Professor at Harvard University. Philipp holds a PhD in economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra.