Marianne Saam studied economics at the Universities of Frankfurt and Paris-Dauphine. From 2001 to 2005 she worked as a teaching and research assistant at Frankfurt University. From September 2003 to March 2004 she was a visiting research associate at Louisiana State University. She defended her Ph.D. thesis "Essays on Growth, Distribution, and Factor Substitution" in February 2006. Since November 2005 she has been working at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW).
Her main fields of research are the modelling and measurement of macroeconomic and sectoral productivity as well as productivity and labour market aspects of ICT.
Coneus, Katja, Johannes Gernandt and Marianne Saam (2011), Noncognitive skills, school achievements and educational dropout, Schmollers Jahrbuch - Journal of Applied Social Science Studies 131, 1 - 22.
Saam, Marianne (2008), Openness to Trade as a Determinant of the Macroeconomic Elasticity of Substitution, Journal of Macroeconomics 30, 691-702.
Saam, Marianne (2003), Gender in growth theory, in: Pasero, Ursula, Gender - from Costs to Benefits, Wiesbaden, 31-43.
Kummer, Michael, Marianne Saam, Iassen Halatchliyski and George Giorgidze (2012), Centrality and Content Creation in Networks – The Case of German Wikipedia, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 12-053, Mannheim. Download
Niebel, Thomas and Marianne Saam (2011), Productivity of ICT and Non-ICT Capital – The Role of Rates of Return and Capital Prices, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 11-083, Mannheim. Download
Coneus, Katja, Johannes Gernandt and Marianne Saam (2009), Noncognitive Skills, School Achievements and Educational Dropout, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 09-019, Mannheim. Download
Klump, Rainer and Marianne Saam (2006), Calibration of Normalised CES Production Functions in Dynamic Models, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 06-078, Mannheim. Download
Bertschek, Irene, Armin Heinzl, Thomas Niebel, Marko Nöhren, Jörg Ohnemus, Marianne Saam, Katrin Schleife, Patrick Schulte, Andreas Stiehler, Eric Dubiel and Tobias Ortwein (2013), Produktivität IT-basierter Dienstleistungen (ProdIT), Zweiter Meilensteinbericht, Mannheim. Download
Bertschek, Irene, Armin Heinzl, Thomas Niebel, Marko Nöhren, Jörg Ohnemus, Marianne Saam, Katrin Schleife, Patrick Schulte and Andreas Stiehler (2012), Produktivität IT-basierter Dienstleistungen (ProdIT), Erster Meilensteinbericht, Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Mannheim. Download
WS 2011/2012: Lecture and tutorial "The Economics of Technical Change",
University of Frankfurt
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