Research


Current Working Papers


Matching in Cities (2018)
with Sebastian Findeisen, Enrico Moretti, and Jens Suedekum, NBER Working Paper No 25227, Submitted. (pdf)

Loss Aversion in the Trade-off Between Wages and Commuting Distances (2018)
with Peter Haller. Mimeo, Submitted. (pdf)

Adjusting to Robots: Worker Level Evidence (new version, August 2018)
with Sebastian Findeisen, Jens Südekum, and Nicole Wößner. (pdf)
(An older version is available as CEPR Discussion Paper 12306).

Occupational Routine Intensity and the Adjustment to Job Loss: Evidence from Mass Layoffs (2018)
with Uwe Blien and Duncan Roth. Mimeo, Submitted. (pdf)

Adjusting to Globalization in Germany (2018)
with Sebastian Findeisen and Jens Südekum, IZA Discussion Paper No. 11299, Submitted. (pdf)

Job Polarization on Local Labor Markets (2014)
IAB Discussion Paper, 18/2014. (pdf)



Journal Articles


Long-run processes of geographical concentration and dispersion - Evidence from Germany (2018)
with Michaela Fuchs and Anne Otto, in: Papers in Regional Science, Vol 97:3. (pdf) (web appendix)

Trade and manufacturing jobs in Germany (2017)
with
Sebastian Findeisen and Jens Südekum, in: American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings, Vol 107:5. (pdf)

Do regions benefit from active labour market policies? A macroeconometric evaluation using spatial panel methods (2016)
with Reinhard Hujer and Katja Wolf, in: Regional Studies, Vol 50:4. (pdf)

Exporters and Wage Inequality during the Great Recession - Evidence from Germany (2015)
with Hans-Jörg Schmerer and Erwin Winkler, in: Economics Letters, Vol. 136:11. (pdf)

Globalization and Local Profiles of Economic Growth and Industrial Change
(2015)
with Jens Südekum, in: Journal of Economic Geography
, Vol. 16:5. (pdf) (web appendix)

The rise of the east and the far east: German labor markets and trade integration (2014)

with Sebastian Findeisen and Jens Südekum, in: Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 12:6. (pdf)

Agglomeration and regional employment dynamics (2013)
in: Papers in Regional Science, Vol. 92:2. (pdf)

The institutional context of an ‘empirical law’: The wage curve under different regimes of collective bargaining (2013)
with Uwe Blien, Thorsten Schank and Claus Schnabel, in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 51:1. (pdf)



Current Other Publications


Berufliches Pendeln in Deutschland (2018)
with Peter Haller, in: Wirtschaftsdienst 2018 | 8. (pdf)

Klarer Trend zu längeren Pendeldistanzen (2018)
with Peter Haller. IAB-Kurzbericht 10/2018. (pdf)

The rise of robots in the German labour market
(2017)

with Sebastian Findeisen, Jens Südekum and Nicole Wößner, in: VoxEU, 19 September 2017. (link)

Arbeitnehmer in Deutschland profitieren vom Außenhandel - aber nicht alle (2017)
with Sebastian Findeisen and Jens Südekum. IAB-Kurzbericht 15/2017. (pdf)

Verlierer(-regionen) der Globalisierung in Deutschland: Wer? Warum? Was tun? (2017)
with Sebastian Findeisen and Jens Südekum, in: Wirtschaftsdienst 2017 | 1. (pdf)

Sectoral employment trends in Germany: The effect of globalisation on their micro anatomy (2017)
with Sebastian Findeisen and Jens Südekum, in: VoxEU, 26 January 2017. (link)

Verlierer(-regionen) der Globalisierung in Deutschland: Wer? Warum? Was tun? (2017)
with Sebastian Findeisen and Jens Südekum, in: Ökonomenstimme, 13 January 2017. (link)

Globalisation and the nature of German manufacturing jobs (2016)
with Sebastian Findeisen and Jens Südekum, in: VoxEU, 21 February 2016. (link)



Work in Progress


The causal impact of trade integration on individual workers: job stability, earnings, and geographical labor mobility
with Sebastian Findeisen and Jens Südekum
Funded by the German National Science Foundation (DFG) under Priority programme SPP 1764: “The German Labour Market in a Globalised World: Challenges through Trade, Technology, and Demographics”, DA 1576/1-2

Matching externalities on thick local labor markets
with Sebastian Findeisen, Enrico Moretti, and Jens Suedekum

The value of labor market experience and human capital accumulation over the lifecycle: Evidence from Germany’s reunification
with Sebastian Findeisen and Sang Yoon (Tim) Lee

The mobility premium on earnings and employment
with Sebastian Findeisen and Atilla Lindner

The causal effect of private health insurance on labor market success and health
with Christine Dauth

Industrial clustering and city sizes
with Tomoya Mori and Jens Südekum