Dr. Kamila Cygan-Rehm


Dr. Kamila Cygan-Rehm

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Kamila Cygan-Rehm is an assistant professor (non-tenure track – Akad. Rätin a. Z.) in the research team of Regina T. Riphahn. She received her doctoral degree in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.) in 2013 from the University Erlangen-Nürnberg. Previously, she studied Business with a focus on Statistics and Econometrics at the Poznan University of Economics (Poland), the Freiberg University of Technology (Germany), and the Warsaw School of Economics (Poland). She started her professional career as a research analyst in a consulting company, which she left in 2009 to begin her doctoral studies. Between 2009 and 2014, she coordinated the Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics (BGPE). She is a holder of an „Add-on Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Economics“ granted by the Joachim Herz Stiftung. Kamila is also a Research Affiliate at CESifo, IZA, and LASER.



Research Areas:

Applied Microeconometrics, Labour Economics, Population and Family Economics, Public Health, Migration, and Policy Evaluations

Refereed publications:

„Employment effects of payroll tax subsidies“ (202X). Small Business Economics (forthcoming – with Matthias Collischon and Regina T. Riphahn). [earlier version]

„Paid Parental Leave and Families‘ Living Arrangements“ (2018), Labour Economics 53, 182-197 (with D. Kuehnle and R. T. Riphahn). [publication] [earlier version]

„Do working hours affect health? Evidence from statutory workweek regulations in Germany“ (2018), Labour Economics 53, 162-171 (with Christoph Wunder). [publication] [earlier version]

„Estimating the effect of early-childhood citizenship on education using policy changes as instruments“ (2018), Applied Economics Letters 25(20), 1426-1431. [publication] [earlier version]

„Bounding the causal effect of unemployment on mental health – nonparametric evidence from four countries“ (2017), Health Economics 26(12), 1844–1861 (with D. Kuehnle and M. Oberfichtner). [publication] [earlier version]

„Parental leave benefit and differential fertility responses: Evidence from a German reform“ (2016), Journal of Population Economics 29(1), 73-103. [publication] [earlier version]

„Immigrant Fertility in Germany: The Role of Culture“ (2014), Schmollers Jahrbuch – Journal of Applied Science Studies 134(3), 305–340. [publication] [earlier version]

„Teenage Pregnancies and Births in Germany: Patterns and Developments“ (2014), Applied Economics 46 (28), 3503-3522 (with Regina T. Riphahn). [publication] [earlier version]

„Wirkungen des Elterngeldes auf die Fertilität – Zum Stand der Kenntnis“ (2014), Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 83 (1), 145–162 (in German). [publication]

„The Effect of Education on Fertility: Evidence from a Compulsory Schooling Reform“ (2013), Labour Economics 25, 35–48 (with Miriam Maeder). [publication] [earlier version]

Other publications:

„Auswirkungen des Elterngeldes auf Folgegeburten in West- und Ostdeutschland“ (2013), ifo Dresden berichtet 20 (06) 39-43. [publication]

Working papers & work in progress:

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