What are the fastest growing labor markets

  • Economic insecurity and family
  • Economics of violence against women
  • Integration of immigrants
  • Social effects of environmental pollution

"Our research on labor market and population economics aims to provide theoretically and empirically well-founded solutions for political decisions."

Prof. Helmut Rainer Ph.D., Head of the Ifo Center for Labor Market and Population Economics

  • Articles in refereed journals
      • Article in a refereed journal
        More Opportunity, More Cooperation? The Behavioral Effects of Birthright Citizenship on Immigrant Youth
        Felfe, Christina / Kocher, Martin G. / Rainer, Helmut / Saurer, Judit / Siedler, Thomas
        Journal of Public Economics
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Colonialism and female empowerment: A two-sided legacy
        Guarnieri, Eleonora / Rainer, Helmut
        Journal of Development Economics
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Disease and demographic development: the legacy of the plague
        Siuda, Fabian / Sunde, Uwe
        Journal of Economic Growth
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Maternity leave and children's health outcomes in the long term
        Journal of Health Economics, online
      • Article in a refereed journal
        The demographic dividend is more than an education dividend
        Kotschy, Rainer / Suarez Urtaza, Patricio / Sunde, Uwe
        National Academy of Sciences, 2020
        Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 117 (42)
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Efficient child care subsidies: any need for cash for care
        Glomm, Gerhard / Meier, Volker
        Review of Economics of the Household 18 (3), 773-793
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Enrollment expansion and quality differentiation across higher education systems
        Meier, Volker / Schiopu, Ioana
        Economic Modeling 90, 43–53
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Why Birthright Citizenship Matters for Immigrant Children: Short- and Long-Run Impacts on Educational Integration
        Felfe, Christina / Rainer, Helmut / Saurer, Judith
        Journal of Labor Economics 38 (1), 143-182
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Dynamics and Endogeneity of Firms Recruitment Behavior
        Ehrenfried, Felix / Holzner, Christian
        Labor Economics 57, 63-84
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Job Satisfaction and Self-Selection into the Public or Private Sector: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
        Labor Economics 57, 46-62
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Management in production: from unobserved to observed
        Kumbhakar, Subal C. / Triebs, Thomas
        Journal of Productivity Analysis 49 (2-3), 111-121
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Family-Specific Investments and Divorce with Dynamically Inconsistent Households: Marital Contracts and Policy
        Anderberg, Dan / Rainer, Helmut / Roeder, Kerstin
        Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 148, 199-225
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Effects of labeled child benefits on family savings
        in: Review of Economics of the Household 15 (3), 759-777
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Family policy in Germany: causal evaluation studies and selected results
        Fichtl, Anita / Hener, Timo / Rainer, Helmut
        Perspectives of Economic Policy 18 (2), 117–131
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Simultaneous Search and Efficiency of Entry and Search Intensity
        Gautier Pieter A. / Holzner, Christian
        American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 9 (3), 245-282
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Employment protection and the market for innovations
        Bastgen, Andreas / Holzner, Christian
        Labor Economics 46, 77-93
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Meier, Volker / Rainer, Helmut
        Journal of Population Economics, vol. 30, 875-892
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Paid Parental Leave and Children's Schooling Outcomes
        Danzer, Natalia / Lavy, Victor
        in: The Economic Journal 128 (608), 81-117
      • Article in a refereed journal
        When Labor Disputes Bring Cities to a Standstill: The Impact of Public Transit Strikes on Traffic, Accidents, Air Pollution, and Health
        Farmer shoemaker, Stefan / Hener, Timo / Rainer, Helmut
        American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 9 (1), 1-37
      • Article in a refereed journal
        Unconditional Child Benefits, Mothers Labor Supply, and Family Well-Being: Evidence from a Policy Reform
        in: CESifo Economic Studies 62 (4), 624-649
  • Working papers
      • Au Yong Lyn, Audrey / Rainer, Helmut
        ifo Institute, Munich, 2019
        ifo Working Paper No. 314 (revised version: May 2020), 01-53
      • Amaral, Sofia / Bhalotra, Sonia / Prakash, Nishith
        Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series dp-309
      • Ehrenfried, Felix / Holzner, Christian
        CESifo Working Paper No. 7283
      • CESifo Working Paper No. 7281
      • Guarnieri, Eleonora / Rainer, Helmut
        CESifo Working Paper No. 7009
      • Felfe, Christina / Kocher, Martin G. / Rainer, Helmut / Saurer, Judith / Siedler, Thomas
        CESifo Working Paper No. 6991
      • Hener, Timo / Wilson, Tanya
        ifo Institute, Munich, 2018
        ifo Working Paper No. 256, 01-47
      • ISER Working Paper Series 2017-13
      • Amaral, Sofia / Bhalotra, Sonia
        ISER Working Paper Series 2017-12
      • Danzer, Natalia / Halla, Martin / Schneeweis, Nicole / Zweimüller, Martina
        CESifo Working Paper No. 6501
      • Glomm, Gerhard / Meier, Volker
        CESifo Working Paper No. 6287
      • Lochner, Benjamin / Schulz, Bastian
        CESifo Working Paper No. 6066
      • Felfe, Christina / Rainer, Helmut / Saurer, Judith
        CESifo Working Paper No. 6037
      • Anderberg, Dan / Rainer, Helmut / Roeder, Kerstin
        CESifo Working Paper No. 5996
      • Felfe, Christina / Saurer, Judith
        Ifo Institute, Munich, 2015
        Ifo Working Paper No. 208, 01-36
      • Gartner, Hermann / Holzner, Christian
        CESifo Working Paper No. 5494
      • Meier, Volker / Schiopu, Ioana Cosmina
        CESifo Working Paper No. 5480
      • Ifo Institute, Munich, 2015
        Ifo Working Paper No. 199, 01-46
      • Farmer shoemaker, Stefan / Hener, Timo / Rainer, Helmut
        CESifo Working Paper No. 5313
      • Bastgen, Andreas / Holzner, Christian
        CESifo Working Paper No. 5275
  • more publishments
      • Albrecht, Clara / Hofbauer Pérez, Maria / Stitteneder, Tanja
        ifo Institute, Munich, 2021
        Ifo Schnelldienst, 2021, 74, No. 04, 63-69
      • Felfe de Ormeño, Christina / Rainer, Helmut
        ifo Institute, Munich, 2020
        CESifo Forum 21 (4), 14-18
      • Gathmann, Christina / Monscheuer, Ole / Felfe, Christina / Rainer, Helmut / Falcke, Swantje / Pinotti, Paolo / Bertocchi, Graziella / Strozzi, Chiara
        ifo Institute, Munich, 2020
        Ifo Schnelldienst, 2020, 73, No. 11, 03-24
      • Amarel, Sofia / Endl-Geyer, Victoria / Rainer, Helmut
        ifo Institute, Munich, 2020
        Ifo Schnelldienst, 2020, 73, No. 07, 52-56
      • Monograph (authorship)
        Chamber of Commerce for Munich and Upper Bavaria, Munich, 2019
        Impulses for the economy, 01-24
      • Monograph (authorship)
        Endl-Geyer, Victoria / Meier, Volker
        Chamber of Commerce for Munich and Upper Bavaria, Munich, 2019
      • Meier, Volker / Potrafke, Niklas
        ifo Institute, Munich, 2019
        Ifo Schnelldienst, 2019, 72, No. 15, 40-41
      • Fuest, Clemens / Hainz, Christa / Meier, Volker / Werding, Martin / Corneo, Giacomo / Grüner, Hans Peter / Huchzermeier, Dennis / Rürup, Bert / Knabe, Andreas / Weimann, Joachim / Bortenlänger, Christine / Di Dio, Donato
        ifo Institute, Munich, 2019
        Ifo Schnelldienst, 2019, 72, No. 14, 03-24
      • Monograph (authorship)
        Dissertation, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Faculty of Economics
      • Monograph (authorship)
        Dissertation, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Faculty of Economics
      • Fuest, Clemens / Immel, Lea / Meier, Volker / Neumeier, Florian
        ifo Institute, Munich, 2018
        Ifo Schnelldienst, 2018, 71, No. 22, 23-29
      • Monograph (authorship)
        Endl-Geyer, Victoria / Meier, Volker
        Chamber of Commerce for Munich and Upper Bavaria, Munich, 2018
        Impetus for economic policy, 1-35
      • Rainer, Helmut / Albrecht, Clara / Bauernschuster, Stefan / Endl-Geyer, Victoria / Fichtl, Anita / Hener, Timo / Ragnitz, Joachim
        ifo Institute, Munich, 2018
        Ifo Schnelldienst, 2018, 71, No. 21, 56-61
      • Monograph (authorship)
        Rainer, Helmut / Albrecht, Clara / Bauernschuster, Stefan / Fichtl, Anita / Hener, Timo / Ragnitz, Joachim
        ifo Institute, Munich, 2018
        Ifo Research Reports / 96, 01-335

         

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      • Monograph (authorship)
        Chamber of Commerce for Munich and Upper Bavaria, Munich, 2018
        Impulses for economic policy, 01-27
      • Monograph (authorship)
        LMU Munich, Faculty of Economics, Munich, 2017
      • Monograph (authorship)
        Federal Ministry for Family, Seniors, Women and Youth, Berlin, 2017
      • Monograph (authorship)
        Auer, Wolfgang / Fichtl, Anita / Hener, Timo / Piopiunik, Marc / Rainer, Helmut
        Institute for Innovation and Technology (iit), Berlin, 2017
        Studies as part of the Federal Report on Young Scientists (BuWiN)
      • ifo Institute, Munich, 2017
        in: ifo DICE Report 15 (2), 44-47
      • ifo Institute, Munich, 2017
        Ifo Schnelldienst, 2017, 70, No. 13, 57-59
  • Projects