Susanne Steffes is Senior Researcher of ZEW's Research Department "Labour Markets, Human Resources, and Social Policy" and has been Assistant Professor at the University of Cologne since May 2016. The focus of her academic research is on personnel economics. She studied economics at the University of Mannheim with a special focus on labour economics and human resource management. In 2010 she received her doctoral degree from the Albrecht-Ludwigs University in Freiburg for her thesis on "Employment Dynamics and Heterogeneous Labour Markets: An Analysis with Linked Employer-Employee and Company Data".

The main research interests of Susanne Steffes are the effects of human resource management on job quality. In particular she is working on the impact of HR management on employee retention, the optimal design and the effects of flexible work, and the effects of personnel development and equality of opportunities on individual careers.

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