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I am a Professor of Economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, the Deputy Director of the ROOKWOOL Foundation Berlin Institute for the Economy and the Future of Work (RF Berlin), and a Research Associate at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg. In addition, I am a Principal Investigator of the Collaborative Research Center/TransRegio “Rationality and Competition“, funded by the German Sciences Foundation.

My research interests are in Applied Microeconomics, in particular Labor Economics. My research focuses on understanding the challenges for workers brought about by technological changes, trade and immigration.