Guido Neidhöfer joined ZEW in September 2018 and is currently working in the research department “Labour Markets and Social Insurance”. His research focuses on economic inequality, education, and migration.

Guido studied Development Economics at the University of Rome La Sapienza and Public Economics at Freie Universität Berlin. During his studies, he completed study and research stays at the Universitat de Barcelona, the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Peru, the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, the Universidad de Buenos Aires, and the European University Institute in Florence. In December 2017, he completed his PhD in Economics at Freie Universität Berlin in the doctoral program "Public Economics and Inequality". In his dissertation he studied causes and consequences of economic inequality and social mobility. Following his doctoral studies he was employed as research associate at DIW Berlin – German Institute for Economic Research in the department "Education and Family”. Since 2016, Guido is fellow of the College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research (CIDER), a joint initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Jacobs Foundation, and the Leibniz Association that aims at supporting outstanding junior researchers in the field of interdisciplinary educational research. Furthermore, he is visiting scholar at the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS) of the University of La Plata in Argentina.

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