Dr. Guido Neidhöfer

Dr. Guido Neidhöfer

Labour Markets and Social Insurance

Guido Neidhöfer is a senior researcher in ZEW’s “Labour Markets and Social Insurance” Unit. He joined ZEW in September 2018. His research focuses on social mobility, economic inequality, education, and migration.

Guido studied development economics at the University of Rome La Sapienza and public economics at the Freie Universität Berlin. During his studies, he completed study and research stays at the University of Barcelona, the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú, 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 the Free University of Berlin in the doctoral programme “Public Economics and Inequality”. Following his doctoral studies he was employed as a research associate at DIW Berlin – German Institute for Economic Research in the department “Education and Family”. Since 2016, Guido is a 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. He is also a Visiting Fellow of the International Inequality Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and affiliated with the Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (CEDLAS) at the National University of La Plata as well as the Center of Studies for Human Development (CEDH) at the Universidad de San Andrés in Argentina. Furthermore, Guido was awarded a Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship 2023–2025, a globally competitive fellowship for researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the learning and development of children and youth worldwide.

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Guido Neidhöfer

Dr. Guido Neidhöfer

Senior Researcher Email Guido.Neidhoefer@zew.de Phone +49 (0)621 1235-141
Unit: Labour Markets and Social Insurance

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