Labor Economics and Political Economy
Prof. Christina Gathmann, Ph.D.
Alfred-Weber-Institute for Economics
Bergheimer Str. 20
Phone +49 (0)6221/54-5057
Fax +49 (0)6221/54-2910
Christina Gathmann joined Heidelberg University as full Professor of Labor Economics and Political Economy at the Alfred-Weber-Institute for Economics in 2011. Since 2013 she is a member of the Board of Academic Advisors to the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Berlin. She is also a research fellow at CESifo, the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Associate Editor of the European Economic Review. After having obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2004, she moved to Stanford University as a Postdoctoral Fellow and a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution. In 2009, she returned to Germany as an assistant professor at the University of Mannheim.
Her research focuses on public economics, labor economics, policy evaluation, migration and political economy.