1. Cygan-Rehm, K., 2018, Estimating the Effect of Early-Childhood Citizenship on Education Using Policy Changes as Instruments, Applied Economics Letters, (forthcoming) 

  2. Collischon, Matthias, 2018, Is there a Glass Ceiling over Germany? German Economic Review, (forthcoming) 

  3. Cygan-Rehm, Kamila, Daniel Kühnle, Regina T. Riphahn, 2018, Paid parental leave and families' living arrangements, Labour Economics, forthcoming 

  4. Cygan-Rehm, Kamila und Christoph Wunder, 2018, Do working hours affect health? Evidence from statutory workweek regulations in Germany, Labour Economics, forthcoming 

  5. Adam, Julian B., 2018, Voluntary Quits: Do Works Councils Matter? An Analysis of the Reform of the German Works Constitution Act 2001, Journal of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming


  1. Riphahn, Regina T. und Frederik Wiynck, 2017, Fertility Effects of Child Benefits, Journal of Population Economics (forthcoming) 

  2. Kalb, G., Kuehnle, D., Scott, T., Cheng, T., Jeon, S., 2017, What factors affect doctors’ work decisions: Comparing structural discrete choice and reduced-form approaches, Health Economics, (forthcoming) 

  3. Lemmermann, Dominique und Riphahn, Regina T., 2017, The causal effect of age at migration on youth educational attainment, Economics of Education Review, (forthcoming) 

  4. Collischon, Matthias, 2017, Relative Pay, Rank and Happiness - A comparison between genders and part- and full-time employees, Journal of Happiness Studies, (forthcoming) 

  5. Cygan-Rehm K, Kuehnle D, Oberfichtner M., 2017, Bounding the causal effect of unemployment on mental health: Nonparametric evidence from four countries, Health Economics, 0:1-18


  1. Riphahn, Regina T. und Daniel D. Schnitzlein, 2016, Wage Mobility in East and West Germany, Labour Economics, forthcoming.

  2. Müller, Steffen, Regina T. Riphahn, and Caroline Schwientek, 2016, Paternal unemployment during childhood: causal effects on youth worklessness and educational attainment, Oxford Economic Papers, forthcoming

  3. Riphahn, Regina T. and Rebecca Schrader, 2016, Measuring the cyclicality of labor market flows using individual transitions, Applied Economics Letters, forthcoming

  4. Broadway, B., Kalb, G., Kuehnle, D. Maeder, M., 2016, Paid parental leave and child health in Australia, Economic Record, forthcoming



  1. Schurer, S., Kuehnle, D., Scott, A., Cheng, T., 2015, A man's blessing or a woman's curse? The Family-earnings gap of doctors. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, forthcoming.

  2. Bruckmeier, Kerstin, Gerrit Müller und Regina T. Riphahn, 2015, Survey misreporting of welfare receipt - respondent, interviewer, and interview characteristics, Economics Letters, forthcoming.

  3. Riphahn, Regina T. und Michael Zibrowius, 2015, Apprenticeship, Vocational Training and Early Labor Market Outcomes - Evidence from East and West Germany, Education Economics, forthcoming.

  4. Riphahn, Regina T. and Christoph Wunder, 2015, State dependence in welfare receipt: transitions before and after a reform, Empirical Economics, forthcoming.

  5. Riphahn, Regina T. and Caroline Schwientek, 2015, What drives the reversal of the gender education gap? Evidence from Germany, Applied Economics, forthcoming.

  6. Cygan-Rehm, Kamila, 2015, Parental leave benefit and differential fertility responses: Evidence from a German reform, Journal of Population Economics, forthcoming.

  7. Kuehnle, Daniel and Christoph Wunder,2015, Using the life satisfaction approach to value daylight savings time transitions. Evidence from Britain and Germany, Journal of Happiness Studies, (forthcoming).

  8. Kuehnle, Daniel and Wunder, Christoph, 2015, The effects of smoking bans on self-assessed health: Evidence from Germany, Health Economics, forthcoming.



  1. Müller, Steffen, 2014, Die Anpassung des betrieblichen Leiharbeitseinsatzes vor und während der Wirtschaftskrise der Jahre 2008 und 2009. Industrielle Beziehungen, 21(1), 15-35.

  2. Eschelbach, Martina, 2014, Crown Princes and Benjamins: Birth Order and Educational Attainment in East and West Germany, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics), forthcoming.

  3. Kuehnle, Daniel, 2014, The Causal Effect of Family Income on Child Health in the UK, Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming.

  4. Cygan-Rehm, Kamila und Regina T. Riphahn, 2014, Teenage Pregnancies and Births in Germany: Patterns and Developments, Applied Economics, forthcoming

  5. Eschelbach, Martina, 2014, Family culture and fertility outcomes - evidence from American siblings, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics), forthcoming.

  6. Cygan-Rehm, Kamila, 2014, Wirkungen des Elterngeldes auf die Fertilität – Zum Stand der Kenntnis, Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, 83(1), 145–162.

  7. Miriam Mäder, Steffen Müller, Regina T. Riphahn, Caroline Schwientek, 2014, Intergenerational transmission of unemployment - evidence for German sons, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics) forthcoming.

  8. Cygan-Rehm, Kamila, 2014, Immigrant Fertility in Germany: The Role of Culture, Schmollers Jahrbuch - Journal of Applied Science Studies, forthcoming.



  1. Daniel D. Schnitzlein, 2013, How important is the family? Evidence from sibling correlations in permanent earnings in the US, Germany and Denmark, Journal of Population Economics, forthcoming.

  2. Philipp C. Bauer und Regina T. Riphahn, 2013, Institutional Determinants of Inter-generational Education Transmission - Comparing Alternative Mechanisms for Natives and Immigrants, Labour Economics, forthcoming.

  3. Cygan-Rehm, Kamila and Miriam Maeder, 2013, The Effect of Education onFertility: Evidence from a Compulsory Schooling Reform, Labour Economics, forthcoming.

  4. Wunder, Christoph und Regina T. Riphahn, 2013, The dynamics of welfare entry and exit among natives and immigrants, Oxford Economic Papers, forthcoming.

  5. Müller, Steffen, 2013, Works Councils and Labor Productivity: Looking beyond the Mean. British Journal of Industrial Relations, forthcoming.

  6. Müller, Steffen und Boris Hirsch, 2013, Firm Leadership and the Gender Pay Gap: Do Active Owners Discriminate more than Hired Managers? Journal for Labour Market Research, forthcoming.

  7. Kiss, David, 2013, The Impact of Peer Achievement and Peer Heterogeneity on Own Achievement Growth: Evidence from School Transitions. Economics of Education Review, forthcoming.

  8. Wunder, Christoph und Schwarze, J., 2013, Is Posner right? An empirical test of the Posner argument for transferring health spending from old women to old men. Journal of Happiness Studies, accepted for publication.

  9. Wunder, Christoph und Heineck, G., 2013, Working time preferences, hours mismatch and well-being of couples: Are there spillovers?, Labour Economics, accepted for publication.

  10. Bruckmeier, Kerstin, Müller, Gerrit und Regina T. Riphahn, 2013, Who misreports welfare receipt in surveys? Applied Economics Letters, forthcoming.



  1. Hirsch, Boris and Steffen Müller, 2012, The Productivity Effect of Temporary Agency Work. Evidence from German Panel Data, forthcoming in Economic Journal.

  2. Regina T. Riphahn, 2012, The Effect of Secondary School Fees on Educational Attainment, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 114(1), 148-176.

  3. Jahn, Elke J., Regina T. Riphahn and Claus Schnabel, 2012, Flexible Forms of Employment: Boon and Bane, forthcoming in Economic Journal.

  4. Hanel, Barbara and Regina T. Riphahn, 2012, The Timing of Retirement - New Evidence from Swiss Female Workers, Labour Economics, 19(5), 718-728.

  5. Riphahn, Regina T. und Parvati Trübswetter, 2012, The intergenerational transmission of education and equality of educational opportunity in East and West Germany, Applied Economics, 45(22), 3183-3196.

  6. Riphahn, Regina T. und Christoph Wunder, 2012, Patterns of Welfare Dependence Before and After a Reform: Evidence from First Generation Immigrants and Natives in Germany, forthcoming in Review of Income and Wealth.

  7. Müller, Steffen und Uwe Jirjahn, 2012, Nonunion Worker Representation, Foreign Owners and the Performance of Establishments, forthcoming in Oxford Economic Papers.

  8. Wunder, Christoph, 2012, Does subjective well-being dynamically adjust to circumstances? Economics Letters, 117(3), 750-752.

  9. Müller, Steffen. 2012, Teacher Experience and the Class Size Effect-Experimental Evidence. Journal of Public Economics, forthcoming.



  1. Orlowski, Robert und Regina T. Riphahn, 2011, Lohnentwicklung im Lebenszyklus - Eine Analyse von Ausmaß, Begründung und Heterogenität von Lohnsteigerungen, Zeitschrift für Arbeitsmarkt Forschung (Journal for Labour Market Research), 44, 29-41.

  2. Müller, Steffen, 2011, Works Councils and Firm Profits Revisited, British Journal of Industrial Relations, 49, 527-543.

  3. Müller, Steffen, 2011, Betriebsräte und betriebliche Produktivität, Schmollers Jahrbuch 131(1), 73-89.

  4. Riphahn, Regina T., Monika Sander und Christoph Wunder, 2011, The Welfare Use of Immigrants and Natives in Germany: The Case of Turkish Immigrants, erscheint in: International Journal of Manpower, 34(1), 70-82.

  5. Bergemann, Annette und Regina T. Riphahn, 2011, The Introduction of a Short-Term Earnings-Related Parental Leave Benefit System and Differential Effects on Employment Intentions, erscheint in: Schmollers Jahrbuch, 131(2), 315-325.

  6. Kiss, David, 2011, Are Immigrants and Girls Graded Worse? Results of a Matching Approach, forthcoming in: Education Economics.

  7. Wunder, Christoph, Wiencierz, Andrea, Schwarze, Johannes und Küchenhoff, Helmut, 2011, Well-being over the life span: Semiparametric evidence from British and German longitudinal data, forthcoming in: Review of Economics and Statistics.

  8. Barbara Hanel und Regina T. Riphahn, 2011, The Employment of Mothers. Recent Developments and their Determinants in East and West Germany, forthcoming in: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics).

  9. Bergemann, Annette and Regina T. Riphahn, 2011, Female labor supply and parental leave benefits. The causal effect of paying higher transfers for a shorter period of time, IZA Discussion Paper No. 3982, Applied Economics Letters, 18(1), 17-20.

  10. Engellandt, Axel and Regina T. Riphahn, 2011, Evidence on Incentive Effects of Subjective Performance Evolutions, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 64(2), 241-257.

  11. Schnitzlein, Daniel D., How important is cultural background for the level of intergenerational mobility?, forthcoming in Economics Letters.

  12. Müller, Steffen, Works Councils and Establishment Productivity, forthcoming in Industrial and Labor Relations Review.



  1. Riphahn, Regina T., Martina Eschelbach, Guido Heineck und Steffen Müller, 2010, Kosten und Nutzen der Ausbildung an Tertiärbildungsinstitutionen im Vergleich, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 11(2), 103-121.

  2. Riphahn, Regina T., 2010, The Effect of Secondary School Fees on Educational Attainment, forthcoming: Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

  3. Bauer, Philipp und Regina T. Riphahn, 2010, Kindergartenbesuch und intergenerationale Bildungsmobilität, Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, 79(3), 121-132.

  4. Riphahn, Regina T. und Florian Schieferdecker, 2010, The Transition to Tertiary Education and Parental Background over Time, forthcoming: Journal of Population Economics.



  1. Heineck, Guido and Regina T. Riphahn, 2009, Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Attainment in Germany - The Last Five Decades, Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik) 229(1), 36-60.

  2. Bauer, Philipp C. and Regina T. Riphahn, 2009, Age at School Entry and Intergenerational Educational Mobility, Economics Letters 103(2), 87-90.

  3. Wunder, Christoph, 2009, Adaptation to income over time: A weak point of subjective well-being, Schmollers Jahrbuch (Journal of Applied Social Science) 129(2), 269-281.

  4. Heineck, Guido, 2009, The determinants of secondary jobholding in Germany and the UK, Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung 42(2), 107-120.

  5. Orlowski, Robert and Regina T. Riphahn, 2009, The East German Wage Structure after Transition, Economics of Transition, 17(4), 629-659.

  6. Wunder, Christoph and Johannes Schwarze, 2009, Income inequality and job satisfaction of full-time employees in Germany, Journal of Income Distribution, 18(2), 70-91.

  7. Hanel, Barbara, 2009, Financial Incentives to Postpone Retirement and Further Effects on Employment - Evidence from a Natural Experiment, BGPE Discussion Paper No. 54, forthcoming: Labor Economics.



  1. Orlowski, Robert and Regina T. Riphahn, 2008, Seniority in Germany: New Evidence on Returns to Tenure for Male Full-time Workers, Zeitschrift für Arbeitsmarktforschung (Journal for Labour Market Research) 41(2-3), 139-156.

  2. Müller, Steffen, 2008, Capital Stock Approximation using Firm Level Panel Data, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 228(4), 357-371.

  3. Heidenreich, Martin and Christoph Wunder, 2008, Patterns of regional inequality in the enlarged Europe, European Sociological Review 24(1), 19-36.

  4. Wunder, Christoph, Johannes Schwarze, Gerhard Krug, and Bodo Herzog, 2008, Welfare effects of the euro cash changeover, European Journal of Political Economy 24(3), 571-586.

  5. Heineck, Guido, 2008, A note on the height-wage differential in the UK: Cross-sectional evidence from the BHPS, Economics Letters 98(3), 288-293.