This project assesses the impact of human capital on productivity, growth and employment on a regional level using micro-econometric methods. The analysis includes various indicators of human capital endowment at the regional level and estimates private and social returns of human and physical capital. Thereby the strengths and weaknesses of German regions shall be identified, allowing the improvement of effective education strategies for particular regions.

Selected Publications

Monographs, Contributions to Edited Volumes

Ammermüller, Andreas, Anja Schüler, Charlotte Lauer and Thomas Zwick (2005), The case for Germany, in: Committee of the Regions CoR Studies E, LLL:citation.label.volume 2/2005 Brussels, 53-113. Download


Committee of the Regions , Brüssel , BE

Project duration

15.09.2004 - 15.03.2005