Miriam Mäder studied Business Administration at the FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg and received her German Diploma in 2010 with major in Statistics, Empirical Research and Health Care Management. In October 2010 she joined the chair of Prof. Regina T. Riphahn, Ph.D., at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.

Research Areas:

Health Economics, Economics of Education, Economics of Fertility

Refereed publications:

"The Effect of Education on Fertility: Evidence from a Compulsory Schooling Reform" (2013), Labour Economics, Vol. 25, p.35-48. (with Kamila Cygan-Rehm).

"Intergenerational transmission of unemployment - evidence for German sons"  (2014), Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics), 235(4+5), 355-375. (with Steffen Müller, Regina T. Riphahn, Caroline Schwientek).

Working Papers:

"The Effect of Education on Fertility: Evidence from a Compulsory Schooling Reform" (2012), SOEPpaper No. 528 (with Kamila Cygan-Rehm). [pdf-download]

"Earnings-related parental leave benefits and subjective well-being of young mothers: evidence from a German parental leave reform" (2014), BGPE Discussion Paper 148. [pdf-download]

"State-level heterogeneity in returns to secondary schooling in West Germany" (2014), BGPE Discussion Paper 147. [pdf-download]

"Intergenerational transmission of unemployment - evidence for German sons"  (2014), IZA DP No. 8513 (with Steffen Müller, Regina T. Riphahn, Caroline Schwientek)[pdf-download]

"The Effect of Paid Parental Leave on Child Health in Australia" (2015), Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series Working Paper No. 9/15 (with Barbara Broadway, Guyonne Kalb, Daniel Kuehnle). [pdf-download]