Rudolf Winter-Ebmer

  • European Governance, Public Finance and Labor Markets
Senior Fellow

Labour economics in general, evaluation of economic and social policy, wage determination, gender discrimination, migration, retirement, unemployment, education, unemployment benefit systems, aging, industrial organisation. 

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  • Rudolf Winter-Ebmer

    Professor of Labor Economics, Department of Economics, University of Linz, Austria and

    Fellow at Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna


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    Short CV


    Born 1961, Austrian citizen, Studies in Mathematics, Business and Economics, PhD (1991) and Habilitation (1996) in Economics, University of Linz.

    Visiting positions or teaching positions: University of California, Berkeley 1995-96, University of Graz 1998, University of Zurich 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, Université de Paris II 2000, University of Innsbruck 2001, University of Vienna, 2003, UCL 2015, Sciences Po, Paris, 2014, Univ. Oslo, 2016.


    Further affiliations:

    Research Fellow with the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) London, since 1992.

    Research Fellow with the Institute for the Future of Labor (IZA), Bonn, since 1999.

    Consultant for the World Bank in program evaluation, 1998-2000, 2004, 2015-2017.

    Coordinator of the National Research Network “The Austrian Center of Labor Economics and the Analysis of the Welfare State”, 2008-2014

    Austrian Coordinator of SHARE Survey on Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, 2000- 

    Christian-Doppler Laboratory "Aging, Health, and Retirement", Co-Leader, 2014-