I am Assistant Professor of Economics at ESMT Berlin. My research focuses on the labor market.

I am also affiliated to the Berlin School of Economics Research Associates program, and a Research Affiliate at IZA. I pursued my PhD at the University of Mannheim, Germany.

You can find my CV here.

Working Papers

The Long-Run Effects of Immigration: Evidence Across a Barrier to Refugee Settlement (with Antonio Ciccone) [CEPR DP 17152] [IZA DP 15185]

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Granular Search, Market Structure, and Wages (with Gregor Jarosch and Isaac Sorkin) [IZA DP No. 12574] [NBER WP 26239], revise & resubmit, Review of Economic Studies

Job Mobility Networks and Data-driven Labor Markets

German Prize for Economics (2nd Prize) from the Joachim Herz FoundationYoung Labour Economist Prize 2016 of the European Association of Labour Economists UniCredit Econ Job Market Best Paper Award 2016Best Poster Prize at the EALE/SOLE World Conference 2015 in Montréal [poster]

Information Frictions and Learning Dynamics: Evidence from Tax Avoidance in Ecuador (with Albrecht Bohne) [IZA DP No. 11536]


Internal Labor Markets: A Worker Flow Approach (with Ingrid Huitfeldt, Andreas Kostøl, and Andrea Weber), forthcoming, Journal of Econometrics

Personality Traits Across the Life Cycle: Disentangling Age, Period, and Cohort Effects (with Bernd Fitzenberger, Gary Mena, and Uwe Sunde), forthcoming, The Economic Journal

Contact Info

Office Address:

ESMT Berlin

Schlossplatz 1

10178 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30 21231 1555

Email: jan [dot] nimczik [at] esmt [dot] org