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Professor Herbert Br├╝cker

Research Department

Migration and International Labour Studies (INTER)

Head of Research Department

Professor Brücker's current research interests centre on the following topics: international migration, European integration, labour market policies.

Working Group

Migration and Integration


Determinants of international migration; 'brain drain', self-selection of migrants, the effects of migration on the labour markets and the welfare state.

Professional career

Herbert Brücker is Head of the Research Department for Migration, Integration and International Labour Studies at IAB since 2005 and Professor of Economics at Humboldt University Berlin since 2018. He is also Director of the Berlin Institute for Empirical Integration and Migration Research (BIM) at Humboldt University. He completed a degree in sociology at the Goethe-University of Frankfurt a.M. in 1986 and attained subsequently his doctorate in economics at Frankfurt University in 1994. In 2005 Herbert Brücker received his habilitation in economics from the University of Technology in Berlin. Herbert Brücker was Professor of economics at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg, Visiting Professor at the Aarhus School of Business and held research positions at the University of Frankfurt a.M., the German Development Institute (GDI) and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). His research interests cover international migration, European Integration, the integration of immigrants, labour markets and applied empirical methods. He has published in leading academic journals such as European Economic Review, Journal of Labor Economics and Review of Economic Studies.

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