Prof. Regina T. Riphahn, Ph.D.

Prof. Regina T. Riphahn, Ph.D.

Room: 4.111
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Office Hours: Wednesday 11:00 – 12:00 by appointment


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Regina T. Riphahn studied economics, business administration, and sociology at the Universities of Cologne, Sussex (U.K.), Bonn, Tennessee, and North Carolina. She received an M.B.A. at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (1990), and a Ph.D. in economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for her dissertation on disability retirement among German men (1995). She joined the University of Munich’s economics department in 1995 and completed her post-doctoral habilitation on the dynamics of social assistance dependence in Germany (1999). 2000-2001 she taught at the University of Mainz (Germany) as an Associate Professor of Economic Policy and headed the statistics and econometrics group at the economics department of the University of Basel (Switzerland) (2001-2005). Since April 2005 she holds the chair for Statistics and Empirical Economics at Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany).

Regina T. Riphahn is a fellow of IZA (Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn) and cesifo. She has published in journals such as  Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Development Economics, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Journal of Human Resources, and Journal of Population Economics. Regina T. Riphahn was awarded several scholarships for studies in England, Spain, Chile, and the United States. She received a Fulbright grant, the University of North Carolina economics department’s Lurcy Fellowship, and in 2000 a prize for the best paper written with the GSOEP data since 1984. She worked at the Central Bank of Chile (1989), The World Bank (1990), and as a research assistant at the Carolina Population Center (1991-1995).

She served on the Swiss council of economic advisors (2002-2005), the council of the European Society of Labour Economists (EALE, 2003-2009), as treasurer of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE, 2002-2008) and as a council member of the German Economic Association (2005-2016). She is coordinator of the Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics (since 2005). She headed the scientific council of the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (2005-2007), was member of the scientific advisory council of DIW Berlin (2011-2018) and of RWI Essen (2011-2019, chairperson 2015-2019). She is member of the scientific advisory councils of the German Federal Ministry of Economics (since 2007, vice chair since 2019) and the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS, Vienna) (since 2017). She was member of the Wissenschaftsrat (German Council of Science and Humanities) (2008-2014) and chaired its scientific commission (2012-2014). 2014-2020 she was an elected member and the chair of the German Data Forum (Rat für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsdaten). Since 2007 she is member of the German Academy of Sciences – Leopoldina; in 2017 she became the Academy’s vice president. Since 2018 she is member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities and of Academia Europaea. In 2020 she was elected to be designated chair (2021-2022) of Verein für Socialpolitik (German Economic Association).

Research Areas:

Applied Microeconometrics, Social Policy, Labor and Population Economics, Education and Personnel Economics.

Refereed Publications:

  1. Determinanten des Rentenzugangs – Eine Analyse altersspezifischer Verrentungsraten (Determinants of Retirement Entry – An Analysis of Age-specific Retirement Rates), 1997, Review of Economics  (Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftswissenschaften) 48(1), 133-147 (with Peter Schmidt)
  2. Disability Retirement and Unemployment – Substitute Pathways for Labor Force Exit?, 1997, Applied Economics 29(5), 551-561
  3. The Determinants of Child Mortality in the Philippines: Estimation of a Structural Model, 1997, Journal of Development Economics 56(2), 281-305 (with David K. Guilkey)
  4. Immigrant Participation in the German Welfare Program, 1998, Finanzarchiv 55(2), 163-185
  5. Income and Employment Effects of Health Shocks – A Test Case for the German Welfare State, 1999, Journal of Population Economics 12(3), 363-389
  6. Labor Force Transitions of Older Married Couples in Germany, 1999, Labour Economics 6(2), 229-251 (with David M. Blau)
  7. Disability Retirement Among German Men in the 1980s, 1999, Industrial and Labor Relations Review 52(4), 628-647
  8. Geringfügige Beschäftigung: Arbeitsmarktwirkungen und Reformoptionen, 1999, Review of Economics (Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftswissenschaften) 50(3), 213-229 (with Clemens Fuest and Bernd Huber)
  9. Explaining Applications to the U.S. Disability Program. A Semiparametric Approach, 2000, Journal of Human Resources 35(1), 82-115 (with Brent Kreider)
  10. Fertility Assimilation of Immigrants: Evidence from Count Data Models, 2000, Journal of Population Economics 13(2), 241-261 (with Jochen Mayer)
  11. Is the Local Business Tax a User Tax? An Empirical Investigation for Germany, 2001, Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik) 221(1), 13-41 (with Clemens Fuest)
  12. Rational Poverty or Poor Rationality? The Takeup of Social Assistance Benefits, 2001, Review of Income and Wealth 47(3), 379-398 [ pdf-download ]
  13. Behavioral Effects of Probation Periods: An Analysis of Worker Absenteeism, 2001, Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik) 221(2), 179-201 (with Anja Thalmaier) [ pdf-download ]
  14. Residential Location and Youth Unemployment: The Economic Geography of School-To-Work Transitions, 2002, Journal of Population Economics 15(1), 115-135 [ pdf-download ]
  15. Employment Effects of Payroll Taxes – An Empirical Test for Germany, 2002, Applied Economics 34(7), 865-876 (with Thomas K. Bauer) [ pdf-download ]
  16. Incentive Effects in the Demand for Health Care: A Bivariate Panel Count Data Estimation, 2003, Journal of Applied Econometrics 18(4), 387-405 (with Achim Wambach and Andreas Million) [ pdf-download ]
  17. Cohort Effects in the Educational Attainment of Second Generation Immigrants in Germany: An Analysis of Census Data, 2003, Journal of Population Economics 16(4), 711-737 [ pdf-download ]
  18. Employment Protection and Effort Among German Employees, 2004, Economics Letters 85(3), 353-357 [ pdf-download ]
  19. Immigrant Participation in Social Assistance Programs: Evidence from German Guestworkers, 2004, Applied Economics Quarterly 50(4), 329-362 [ pdf-download ]
  20. Temporary Contracts and Employee Effort, 2005, Labour Economics 12(3), 281-299 (with Axel Engellandt) [ pdf-download ]
  21. Item Non-response on Income and Wealth Questions, 2005, Empirical Economics 30(2), 521-538 (with Oliver Serfling) [ pdf-download ]
  22. The Effect of Employment Protection on Worker Effort. A Comparison of Absenteeism During and After Probation, 2005, Journal of the European Economic Association 3(1), 120-143 (with Andrea Ichino) [ pdf-download ]
  23. Are there Diverging Time Trends in the Educational Attainment of Nationals and Second Generation Immigrants? [former title: Dissimilation? The Educational Attainment of Second Generation Immigrants], 2005 Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik) 225(3), 325-346 [ pdf-download ]
  24. Survey item nonresponse and its treatment, 2006, Allgemeines Statistisches Archiv 90(1), 213-228 (with Susanne Rässler) [ pdf-download ]
  25. Timing of school tracking as a determinant of intergenerational transmission of education, 2006, Economics Letters 91(1), 90-97 (with Philipp Bauer) [ pdf-download ]
  26. Education and its intergenerational transmission: country of origin-specific – evidence for natives and immigrants from Switzerland, 2006, Portuguese Economic Journal 5(2), 89-110 (with Philipp Bauer) [ pdf-download ]
  27. Heterogeneity in the Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Attainment: Evidence from Switzerland on Natives and Second Generation Immigrants, 2007, Journal of Population Economics 20(1), 121-148 (with Philipp Bauer) [ pdf-download ]
  28. Seniority in Germany: New Evidence on Returns to Tenure for Male Full-time Workers, 2008, Zeitschrift für Arbeitsmarktforschung (Journal for Labour Market Research) 41(2-3),139-156 (with Robert Orlowski) [ pdf-download ]
  29. Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Attainment in Germany – The Last Five Decades, 2009, Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik) 229(1), 36-60 (with Guido Heineck) [ pdf-download ]
  30. Age at School Entry and Intergenerational Educational Mobility, 2009, Economics Letters 103(2), 87-90 (with Philipp Bauer) [ pdf-download ]
  31. The East German Wage Structure after Transition, 2009, Economics of Transition 17(4), 629-659 (with Robert Orlowski) [ pdf-download ]
  32. Kosten und Nutzen der Ausbildung an Tertiärbildungsinstitutionen im Vergleich, 2010, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 11(2), 103-131 (with Martina Eschelbach, Guido Heineck, and Steffen Müller) [ pdf-download ]
  33. Kindergartenbesuch und intergenerationale Bildungsmobilität, 2010, Vierteljahreshefte der Wirtschaftsforschung 79(3), 121-132 (mit Philipp Bauer) [ pdf-download ]
  34. Female labor supply and parental leave benefits. The causal effect of paying higher transfers for a shorter period of time, 2011, Applied Economics Letters 18(1), 17-20 (with Annette Bergemann) [ pdf-download ]
  35. Evidence on Incentive Effects of Subjective Performance Evaluations, 2011, Industrial and Labor Relations Review 64(2), 241-257 (with Axel Engellandt) [ pdf-download ]
  36. Lohnentwicklung im Lebenszyklus – Eine Analyse von Ausmaß, Begründung und Heterogenität von Lohnsteigerungen, 2011, Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung (Journal for Labour Market Research) 44(1), 29-41 (with Robert Orlowski) [ pdf-download ]
  37. The Introduction of a Short-Term Earnings-Related Parental Leave Benefit System and Differential Effects on Employment Intentions, 2011, Schmollers Jahrbuch 131(2), 315-325 (with Annette Bergemann). [ pdf-download ]
  38. The Transition to Tertiary Education and Parental Background over Time, 2012, Journal of Population Economics 25(2), 635-675, DOI: 10.1007/s00148-010-0347-3 (with Florian Schieferdecker) [ pdf-download ]
  39. The Effect of Secondary School Fees on Educational Attainment, 2012, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 114(1), 148-176, DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9442.2011.01661.x [ pdf-download ]
  40. The Employment of Mothers – Recent Developments and their Determinants in East and West Germany, 2012, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics) 232(2), 146-176 (with Barbara Hanel) [ pdf-download ]
  41. Feature: Flexible Forms of Employment: Boon and Bane, 2012, Economic Journal 122(August), F115-F124, DOI:10.1111/j.1468-0297.2012.02532.x (with Elke J. Jahn and Claus Schnabel) [pdf-download]
  42. The Timing of Retirement – New Evidence from Swiss Female Workers, 2012, Labour Economics 19(5), 718-728, DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2012.05.013 (with Barbara Hanel) [pdf-download]
  43. The Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Attainment in East and West Germany, 2013, Applied Economics 45(22), 3183-3196, DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2012.703314 (with Parvati Trübswetter) [pdf-download]
  44. Patterns of Welfare Dependence Before and After a Reform: Evidence from First Generation Immigrants and Natives in Germany, 2013, Review of Income and Wealth 59(3), 437-459, DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4991.2012.00518.x (with Christoph Wunder) [ pdf-download ]
  45. The Welfare Use of Immigrants and Natives in Germany: The Case of Turkish Immigrants, 2013, International Journal of Manpower 34(1), 70-82 (with Monika Sander and Christoph Wunder) [ pdf-download ]
  46. Institutional Determinants of Intergenerational Education Transmission – Comparing Alternative Mechanisms for Natives and Immigrants, 2013, Labour Economics 25(2), 110-122, DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2013.04.005 (with Philipp C. Bauer) [ pdf-download ]
  47. The dynamics of welfare entry and exit among natives and immigrants, 2014, Oxford Economic Papers 66(2), 580-604, DOI: 10.1093/oep/gpt025 (with Christoph Wunder) [ pdf-download ]
  48. Who misreports welfare receipt in surveys?, 2014, Applied Economics Letters 21(12), 812-816, DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2013.877566 (with Kerstin Bruckmeier and Gerrit Müller)[ pdf-download ]
  49. Teenage Pregnancies and Births in Germany: Patterns and Developments, 2014, Applied Economics 46(28), 3503-3522, DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2014.932045 (with Kamila Cygan-Rehm) [pdf-download]
  50. Intergenerational transmission of unemployment – evidence for German sons, 2015, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics) 235(4+5), 355-375 (with Miriam Mäder, Steffen Müller, Caroline Schwientek) [ pdf-download ]
  51. Survey misreporting of welfare receipt – respondent, interviewer, and interview characteristics, 2015, Economics Letters 129, 103-107 DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2015.02.006 (with Kerstin Bruckmeier and Gerrit Müller) [ pdf-download ]
  52. What drives the reversal of the gender education gap? Evidence from Germany, 2015, Applied Economics 48(53), 5748-5775 DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2015.1058906 (with Caroline Schwientek) [ pdf-download ]
  53. Apprenticeship, Vocational Training and Early Labor Market Outcomes – Evidence from East and West Germany, 2016, Education Economics 24(1), 33-57 DOI: 10.1080/09645292.2015.1027759 (with Michael Zibrowius) [ pdf-download ]
  54. State dependence in welfare receipt: transitions before and after a reform, 2016, Empirical Economics 50(4), 1303-1329 DOI: 10.1007/s00181-015-0977-0 (with Christoph Wunder) [ pdf-download ]
  55. Wage mobility in East and West Germany, 2016, Labour Economics 39(1), 11-34 DOI:10.1016/j.labeco.2016.01.003 (with Daniel D. Schnitzlein). [ pdf-download ]
  56. Paternal unemployment during childhood: causal effects on youth worklessness and educational attainment, 2017, Oxford Economic Papers 69(1), 213-238 doi: 10.1093/oep/gpw046 (with Steffen Müller and Caroline Schwientek). [ pdf-download ]
  57. Measuring the cyclicality of labor market flows using individual transitions, 2017, Applied Economics Letters 24(9), 643-647 DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2016.1218418 (with Rebecca Schrader). [ pdf-download]
  58. Fertility Effects of Child Benefits, 2017, Journal of Population Economics 30(4), 1135-1184 DOI: 10.1007/s00148-017-0647-y (with Frederik Wiynck). [ pdf-download ]
  59. The causal effect of age at migration on youth educational attainment, 2018, Economics of Education Review 63, 78-99, (with Dominique Lemmermann). [ pdf-download ]
  60. Paid parental leave and families‘ living arrangements, 2018, Labour Economics 53, 182-197, (with Kamila Cygan-Rehm and Daniel Kühnle). [ pdf-download ]
  61. Naturalization and the labor market performance of immigrants in Germany, 2019, LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations 33(1), 48-76, DOI: 10.1111/labr.12136 (with Salwan Saif). [ pdf-download ]
  62. Institutional reforms of 2006 and the dramatic rise in old-age employment in Germany, 2020, Industrial and Labor Relations Review 73(5), 1185-1225, DOI: 10.1177/0019793919863378 (with Rebecca Schrader). [ pdf-download ]
  63. Employment Effects of Payroll Tax Subsidies, 2021, Small Business Economics 57(3), 1201-1219, DOI: 10.1007/s11187-020-00344-w (with Matthias Collischon and Kamila Cygan-Rehm). [ pdf-download ]
  64. Misreporting of program take-up in survey data and its consequences for measuring non-take-up: new evidence from linked administrative and survey data, 2021, Empirical Economics 61(3), 1567-1616, DOI: 10.1007/s00181-020-01921-4 (with Kerstin Bruckmeier and Jürgen Wiemers). [ pdf-download ]
  65. Maternal Employment Effects of Paid Parental Leave, 2021, forthcoming: Journal of Population Economics (with Annette Bergemann). [ pdf-download ]
  66. Reforms of an Early Retirement Pathway in Germany and their Labor Market Effects, 2021, forthcoming: Journal of Pension Economics and Finance (with Rebecca Schrader). [ pdf-download ]


Other Publications:

  1. Invaliditätsrentenzugang und Arbeitsmarkt (Disability Retirement and the Labor Market), 1996, in: V. Steiner and K.F. Zimmermann (eds.), Arbeitsmarkt und soziale Sicherung – Empirische Analyse und Reformansätze, ZEW Wirtschaftsanalysen Band 6, Nomos Verlag, Baden-Baden, 93-108.
  2. Older Workers‘ Responses to Health Shocks, 1997, Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 66(1), 71-79.
  3. Labor Demand, Unemployment, and the Cost of Social Insurance Schemes in Germany, 1998, in: S.W. Black (ed.), Globalization, Technological Change, and Labor Markets , Kluwer Academic Publishers, 213-229 (with Thomas K. Bauer).
  4. Absenteeism and Employment Probation – A Panel Study for Germany, 1999, Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 68(2), 230-236 (with Anja Thalmaier).
  5. Die Mortalitätskrise in Ostdeutschland und ihre Reflektion in der Todesursachenstatistik, 1999, Zeitschrift für Bevölkerungswissenschaft 24(3), 329-363.
  6. The Mortality Crisis in East Germany, 2000, in: G.A. Cornia (ed.) The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies, Oxford University Press, Oxford-New York, 227-252 (with Klaus F. Zimmermann).
  7. Employment Policy in Transition: Lessons of German Integration for the Labour Market , edited with Dennis J. Snower and Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2000, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg-New York.
  8. Die Bedeutung des Arbeitsmarktes für die Sozialhilfedichte: Eine Panelanalyse mit Regionaldaten, 2001, in: Winfried Schmähl (ed.), Wechselwirkungen zwischen Arbeitsmarkt und soziale Sicherung I, Schriften des Vereins für Socialpolitik Band 285, Duncker & Humblot, 9-42.
  9. Neue Evidenz zum Schulerfolg von Zuwanderern der zweiten Generation in Deutschland, 2002, Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 71(2), 230-248 (with Oliver Serfling).
  10. Die Bruttoeinkommensverteilung in Deutschland 1984-1999 und die wachsende Ungleichheit unter ausländischen Erwerbstätigen, 2003, W. Schmähl (ed.), Wechselwirkungen zwischen Arbeitsmarkt und Sozialer Sicherung II, Schriften des Vereins für Socialpolitik, Band 294, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 135-174. [ pdf-download ]
  11. Heterogeneity in Item-Nonresponse on Income and Wealth Questions, 2003, Schmollers Jahrbuch. Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften (Journal of Applied Social Sciences) 123(1), 95-108 (with Oliver Serfling).
  12. Book review, 2003: Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik, J.P., Wolf, C. (eds.): Advances in Cross-National Comparison. A European Working Book for Demographic and Socio-Economic Variables. Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, New York et al., 413 S. Allgemeines Statistisches Archiv 87(3), 348-349.
  13. Die schweizerische Bildungspolitik unter Effizienz- und Wachstumsgesichtspunkten, 2003, in: Kommission für Konjunkturfragen, Jahresbericht 2003, Supplement to Volkswirtschaft – Magazin für Wirtschaftspolitik, 49-55 (a contribution to the Annual Report of the Swiss Council of Economic Advisors).
  14. Discussion of: Bernd Fitzenberger und Alexandra Spitz, Die Anatomie des Berufswechsels: Eine empirische Bestandsaufnahme auf Basis der BIBB / IAB Daten 1998 / 1999, in: W. Franz, H.J. Ramser und M. Stadler, 2004, Bildung – Band 33 Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Seminar Ottobeuren, Mohr-Siebeck, Tübingen, 61-66.
  15. Absenteeism and Employment Protection: 3 Case Studies, 2004, Swedish Economic Policy Review 11(1), 95-114 (with Andrea Ichino). [ pdf-download ]
  16. Book review, 2003: Ortlieb, Renate: Betrieblicher Krankenstand als personalpolitische Arena. Eine Längsschnittanalyse. Deutscher Universitäts-Verlag 2002, 227 S. in: Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft 75(4), 424-425.
  17. Introduction: Item nonresponse and data quality, Allgemeinen Statistisches Archiv, 89(1), 2005, 3-5.
  18. Erwerbstätigkeit im Alter und institutionelle Anreize, 2005, in: Kommission für Konjunkturfragen, Jahresbericht 2005, Supplement to Volkswirtschaft – Magazin für Wirtschaftspolitik, 49-55 (a contribution to the Annual Report of the Swiss Council of Economic Advisors).
  19. Bildungsrenditen und Ausbildungsverhalten der Erwerbspersonen, 2006, in: Anders Frick and Aniela Wirz (eds.), Berufsbildungsökonomie: Stand und offene Fragen, Berufsbildungsforschung Schweiz, Band 1, h.e.p. verlag, Bern, Schweiz.
  20. Arbeit in der alternden Gesellschaft: Der Arbeitsmarkt für ältere Menschen in der Schweiz, 2006, Zürcher Kantonalbank, Denon Publizistik AG (with George Sheldon).
  21. Intergenerationale Bildungs- und Einkommensmobilität in der Schweiz – ein Vergleich zwischen Schweizern und Migranten, 2007, Volkswirtschaft – Magazin für Wirtschaftspolitik 80(7/8), 18-21 (with Philipp C. Bauer).
  22. Im Osten nichts Neues – Lohnstrukturen knapp 20 Jahre nach dem Mauerfall, 2009, ifo Dresden berichtet 3/2009, 24-27 (with Robert Orlowski).
  23. Book review, 2010: Schulze, Günther G. (ed.), Reformen für Deutschland. Die wichtigsten Handlungsfelder aus ökonomischer Sicht. Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag, Stuttgart, Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik) 230(3), 367-369.
  24. Editorial – Career success: approaches from economics and psychology, 2011, Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung (Journal for Labour Market Research) 43(3), 191-193 (with Andrea E. Abele, Lutz Bellmann, Klaus Moser und Claus Schnabel).
  25. Determinanten der Erwerbstätigkeit junger Mütter, 2011, Jahrbuch 2010, Leopoldina Reihe 3, Jahrgang 56 (2010), 478-482.
  26. Die Veränderung der Bildungsmobilität in Ost- und Westdeutschland nach der Wiedervereinigung, 2011, ifo Dresden berichtet 6/2011, 7-13 (with Parvati Trübswetter). [ pdf-download ]
  27. Introduction – Journal for labour market research: special issue PASS, 2013, Journal for Labour Market Research 46, 273-274 (with Thomas Hinz, Mark Trappmann, and Joachim Wolff).
  28. Book review, 2014: Scheubel, Beatrice, Bismark’s Institutions. A Historical Perspective on the Social Security Hypothesis. Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik) 234(5), 652-654.
  29. Patterns of Youth Unemployment: The German case, 2015, in: Dolado, Juan J. (ed.), No Country for Young People? Youth Labour Market Problems in Europe, eBook, CEPR Press, London, 25-33.
  30. Soziale Effekte von Bildung, 2015, Bildungsindikatoren im internationalen Vergleich. Bestandsaufnahme und Würdigung. ZEW Forschungsbericht, edited by Friedhelm Pfeiffer, BMBF/ZEW, 57-60. [ pdf-download ]
  31. Mehr Transparenz in der Bildungspolitik, 2016, Wirtschaftsdienst 97(6), 474-478, DOI: 10.1007/s10273-016-2001-5 (with Ludger Woessmann). [ pdf-download ]
  32. Operative und strategische Elemente einer leistungsfähigen Forschungsdateninfrastruktur in den Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften, 2018, Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik), 238(6), 571-590 (with Mathias Bug, Stefan Liebig, Claudia Oellers), DOI: 10.1515/jbnst-2018-0029 (open access). [ pdf-download ]
  33. Evaluierung von Finanzmarktreformen – Lehren aus den Politikfeldern Arbeitsmarkt, Gesundheit und Familie, 2019, Leopoldina Forum Nr. 1, National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Halle (Saale) (edited with Claudia M. Buch).
  34. Evidenzbasierte Politik: Infrastrukturen für bessere Informationen, 2019, in: Buch, Claudia M. und Regina T. Riphahn (eds.), Evaluierung von Finanzmarktreformen – Lehren aus den Politikfeldern Arbeitsmarkt, Gesundheit und Familie, Leopoldina Forum Nr. 1, National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Halle(Saale), 7-14 (with Claudia M. Buch).
  35. Wissenschaft braucht Daten, 2020, Wirtschaftsdienst 100(5), 306-307, DOI: 10.1007/s10273-020-2638-y.


Working Papers:

  1. Improvements in the Family Planning Service Environment in Tanzania: A Report Based on the 1991 and 1994 DHS Service Availability Modules, 1994, Evaluation Project Working Paper, Carolina Population Center (with Sylvester Ngallaba, Phil Bardsley, David K. Guilkey).
  2. Disability Retirement Among German Men in the 1980s, 1995, unpublished dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  3. The Impact of Family Planning Programs on Contraceptive Use in Tanzania: An Explanation of Change Between 1991 and 1994, 1996, Evaluation Project Working Paper, Carolina Population Center (with Said Aboud, Gustavo Angeles, Phil Bardsley, Amenuve Bekui, Albina Chuwa, David Guilkey, Aldegunda Komba, Sylvester Ngallaba, Irenius Ruyobya, Peter Riwa).
  4. Fertility Assimilation of Immigrants: A Varying Coefficient Count Data Model, 1999, SFB 386 Discussion Paper No. 140 (with Jochen Mayer).
  5. Why Did Social Assistance Dependence Increase? – The Dynamics of Social Assistance Dependence and Unemployment in Germany, 1999, unpublished Habilitationsschrift, University of Munich.
  6. Schaffung von Arbeitsplätzen für Geringqualifizierte. Gutachterliche Stellungnahme im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Arbeit und Sozialordnung, Bonn 1999 (mit Anja Thalmaier und Klaus F. Zimmermann).
  7. Die Vermögensverteilung und die Determinanten ihrer Entwicklung. Ein Literaturüberblick, 2002, mimeo (with Alexandra Reichardt).
  8. Population Aging and Continued Education, 2008, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2145 (with Parvati Trübswetter). [ pdf-download ]
  9. New Evidence on the Complementarity of Education and Training, 2008 (with Parvati Trübswetter). [ pdf-download ]
  10. Kindergarten enrollment and the intergenerational transmission of education, 2009, IZA Discussion Paper No. 4466, (with Philipp C. Bauer). [ pdf-download ]