Prof. Bernd Fitzenberger, PhD, teaches econometrics and labour economics at the Humboldt University of Berlin/ Germany. Before he taught at the Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg. He studied economics and mathematics at the University of Konstanz. He then continued for the Master in Statistics (1992) and the PhD in economics (1993) at Stanford University. In 1998 he completed his habilitation at the University of Konstanz. He was then Associate Professor for Social Policy at the Technical University of Dresden (1998-1999), Full Professor for Econometrics at the University of Mannheim (1999-2004), and full Professor for Labour Economics at the University of Frankfurt (2004-2007). His research focuses on labour economics and microeconometric methods. Currently, he works on the following topics: wage structure, unions/wage bargaining, duration of unemployment, evaluation of active labour market policies, vocational training and quantile regression. He is Research Associate at ZEW in Mannheim, IZA in Bonn as well as international research affiliate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London. He is also one of the Editors of the journal Empirical Economics and he is one of the three coordinators of the DFG research network on 'Flexibility in Heterogeneous Labor Markets'.

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