Oliver Gürtler is a Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Cologne since 2009. He studied Economics at the University of Bonn and did his PhD in Bonn as well. Oliver is also an Affiliated Professor at the Linnaeus University Centre for Discrimination and Integration Studies and member of several economic institutions – among them the Verein für Socialpolitik, the Center for Social and Economic Behavior (C-SEB), and the German Economic Association of Business Administration e.V. (GEABA). His research has been published in the RAND Journal of Economics, the Journal of Labor Economics, the International Economic Review, and the European Economic Review. In 2020 Oliver won the Albertus Magnus Prize of the University of Cologne.