Michael Kolb joined ZEW’s Research Department “Social Policy and Redistribution” in November 2019. As a programmer and application developer, he supports the projects of the research department. His work focuses on the evaluation, updating, and further development of ZEW’s microsimulation model.
Michael Kolb studied economics and history at the Universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim. He is interested in the implementation of applied econometric analysis methods and machine learning processes in Python, STATA, and R.
Discussion and Working Papers
Kolb, Michael, Guido Neidhöfer and Friedhelm Pfeiffer (2019), Intergenerational Mobility and Self-Selection of Asylum Seekers in Germany, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 19-027, Mannheim. Download