Michael Maier joined ZEW's Research Department "Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy" in September 2009. The focus of his academic research is on the economics of education and labour economics. He studied economics at the University of Hohenheim with a special focus on econometrics, labour economics, and public finance. In 2015, he obtained his doctoral degree from the Albrecht-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg.

The main research interests of Michael Maier are individual decisions, especially related to regional and job mobility on the labour market, and their consequences for inequality. In particular, he investigates the school-to-work transition. Furthermore, he currently analyses the consequences of atypical employment.

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