Lehrstuhl für Statistik und empirische Wirtschaftsforschung

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Regina T. Riphahn studied economics, business administration, and sociology at the Universities of Cologne, Sussex (U.K.), Bonn, Tennessee, and North Carolina. She received an M.B.A. at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (1990), and a Ph.D. in economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for her dissertation on disability retirement among German men (1995). She joined the University of Munich's economics department in 1995 and completed her post-doctoral habilitation on the dynamics of social assistance dependence in Germany (1999). 2000-2001 she taught at the University of Mainz (Germany) as an Associate Professor of Economic Policy and 2001-2005 she headed the statistics and econometrics group at the economics department of the University of Basel (Switzerland). Since April 2005 she holds the chair for Statistics and Empirical Economics at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany). Her research interests are in applied microeconometrics, personnel, labor, social policy, population, and health economics.


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