Julia Bredtmann

RWI, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Head of Research Group “Migration and Integration,” RWI

Research interest

Labor economics, migration economics, education economics, applied microeconometrics


PhD Economics, Ruhr University Bochum, 2013

Selected publications

  • “Immigration and electoral outcomes: Evidence from the 2015 refugee inflow to Germany.” Regional Science and Urban Economics 96 (2022): 103807.

  • “The intergenerational transmission of gender role attitudes: Evidence from immigrant mothers-in-law.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 179 (2020): 101–115. (with L. S. Höckel and S. Otten).

  • “Linguistic distance, networks and migrants' regional location choice.” Labour Economics 65 (2020): 101863 (with K. Nowotny and S. Otten).

  • “Inequalities in educational outcomes: How important is the family?” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 80:6 (2018): 1117–1144 (with N. Smith).

  • “Husband's unemployment and wife's labor supply—The added worker effect across Europe.” Industrial and Labor Relations Review 71:5 (2018): 1201–1231 (with S. Otten and C. Rulff).