PD Dr. Friedhelm Pfeiffer
PD Dr. Friedhelm PfeifferLabour Markets and Social Insurance
Friedhelm Pfeiffer is Deputy Head of the ZEW Research Unit “Labour Markets and Social Insurance”. He studied economics at the Universities of Freiburg, Bern, and Mannheim. Since 1994 he has been working at ZEW and in 2000, he was appointed the role of a Senior Researcher. In his current research, Friedhelm Pfeiffer analyses causes and labour market consequences of educational investments and assesses the impacts of labour market and education policies. Since 2002, Friedhelm Pfeiffer has been a lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Mannheim. Friedhelm Pfeiffer is a member of the economics of education committee of the German Economic Association, and a steering committee member of the “College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research” – a joint initiative of the BMBF, the Jacobs Foundation and the Leibniz Association. In October 2022, Friedhelm Pfeiffer has been appointed a member of the advisory board for the Mannheim Jobcenter as part of the “Science and Research” group.