Cluster position Associated Investigator
Cluster member since 2019
Main research topics
Applied microeconometrics, life-cycle behavior, labor and health economics
Hans-Martin von Gaudecker is a Professor of Applied Microeconomics at the University of Bonn. He is also Research Team Leader (Structural Policy Evaluation) at IZA (Institute of Labor Economics). Furthermore, he is a Research Fellow at IZA, CESifo, Netspar, and MEA-MPISOC. Hans-Martin studies Economics in Mannheim and Heidelberg and completed his doctorate in Economics in 2007 at the University of Mannheim.
The Effectiveness of Strategies to Contain SARS-CoV-2: Testing, Vaccinations, and NPIsGabler, J., Raabe, T., Röhrl, K. et al. (2022). The effectiveness of testing, vaccinations and contact restrictions for containing the CoViD-19 pandemic. Scientific Reports.
Drivers of Working Hours and Household Income Dynamics during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of the NetherlandsZimpelmann, C., von Gaudecker, H.-M., Holler, R., Janys, L., & Siflinger, B. (2021) Drivers of Working Hours and Household Income Dynamics during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of the Netherlands. Labour Economics.
The Distribution of Ambiguity Attitudes
Occupation Growth, Skill Prices, and Wage Inequality
The Effectiveness of Strategies to Contain SARS-CoV-2: Testing, Vaccinations, and NPIs
Drivers of Working Hours and Household Income Dynamics during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of the Netherlands
The CoViD-19 Pandemic and Mental Health: Disentangling Crucial Channels
Labour Supply during Lockdown and a “New Normal”: The Case of the Netherlands
What is the best thing about your job?
The freedom to think about socially relevant issues and to empirically research human behaviour.
If you had not gone into research, what would you be doing today?
I would probably have started to work as a management consultant -what I would be doing today in this case is difficult to tell. It was clear to me early on that I was heading for economics – my excursions into philosophy or sociology have been rather sobering.
Who or what inspires you?
Discussions with colleagues and sometimes absurd interpretations of data that cry out for proper analysis.
Which advice would you have needed yourself as a doctoral student?
Many, but most likely: Acquire serious coding skills!