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Professor Gesine Stephan

Research Department

Active Labour Market Policies and Integration (AE)

Head of Research Department

Professor Stephan's main research interests are in the field of applied micro-econometric labour market research, in particular on the evaluation of active and passive labour market programmes. The results of her work have been published in Economics Letters, European Economic Review, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, and other journals.

Working Group

Gender Studies


Gender-specific wage differentials

Professional career

Dr Gesine Stephan is Head of the Research Unit "Active Labour Market Policies and Integration". She has been Professor of Economics (Volkswirtschaftslehre), in particular empirical microeconomics, at the Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg since May 2009. She studied economics at the University of Hannover from 1984 to 1990, where she also received her doctoral degree in political science in 1994 and completed her habilitation in 2000. During the years 1996 and 1997 she was awarded a Hans Lenze Grant to conduct post-graduate studies at the University of California in Berkeley and at the University of Texas in Austin. Gesine Stephan is fellow of the Labor and Socio-Economic Research Center (LASER) within the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and research fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor. Professor Stephan is participating in the teaching of Bachelor courses and Master courses in economics at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.