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Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Current Positions

  • Full Professor, Chair of Econometrics, Universität Mannheim, Germany 
  • Research Fellow, Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research, Universität St.Gallen
  • Research Associate, Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim
  • Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn
  • Research Fellow, Institute for Labour Market Policy Evaluation (IFAU), Uppsala, Sweden

Employment Record

since 11/2015

Executive Director of the Center for Evaluation and Development (German title: Mannheimer Zentrum für Evaluation und Entwicklungsforschung)

03/2008 - 07/2011

Director, Research programme Employment and Development, Joint research programme of the World Bank and the Institute forthe Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn)

since 01/2008

Full Professor, Chair of Econometrics, Universität Mannheim, Germany

04/2005 - 12/2007

Assistant Professor and Consultant for Empirical Economic Research, Universität St.Gallen, Switzerland

09/2004 - 09/2005

Marie Curie Individual Fellowship, University College London (UCL)

10/2002 - 09/2004

Lecturer at the Universität St.Gallen (Lehrbeauftragter) and Senior Research Fellow at the Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research (SIAW)

Education

10/2002

Ph.D. in Economics and Econometrics, Universität St.Gallen

Thesis: 'Programme Evaluation and Treatment Choice’, Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Michael Lechner, Prof. Dr. Alex Keel

10/1995 - 08/1998

Diplom-Volkswirt, Universität Konstanz, Germany, Grade 1.2, Diploma thesis 'Semiparametric estimation of selectivity models’,

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Winfried Pohlmeier