ZEW Researcher Receives Young Researcher Award from Erich Gutenberg Society in Cologne


Dr. Jens Mohrenweiser was honoured by the Erich Gutenberg Society in Cologne with the young researcher award for his doctoral thesis "The Causes and Consequences of Apprenticeship Training - An Economic and Econometric Analysis". The prize was awarded by Chairman Prof. Dr. Ralf Gössinger during the annual meeting of the Erich Gutenberg Society in Cologne on November 27, 2011. In his thesis, Dr. Mohrenweiser investigates the motivation of companies to train apprentices and the consequences on interventions in the areas of human resources and labour market policy. After obtaining his doctoral degree (doctoral advisor: Prof. Dr. Uschi Backes-Gellner) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, he joined the ZEW Research Department "Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy".