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

  • “The intra-household division of labor: An empirical analysis of spousal influences on individual time allocation.” LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations 28:1 (2014): 1–39.

  • “Getting what (employers think) you’re worth: Evidence on the gender gap in entry wages among university graduates.” International Journal of Manpower. 35:3 (2014): 291–305 (with S. Otten).

  • “Time vs. money: The supply of voluntary labor and charitable donations across Europe.” European Journal of Political Economy 32 (2013): 80–94 (with T. K. Bauer and C. M. Schmidt).

  • “Methods for evaluating educational programs: Does writing center participation affect student achievement?” Evaluation and Program Planning 36:1 (2013): 115–123 (with C. J. Crede and S. Otten).

  • “Mothers’ transitions into the labor market under two political systems: Comparing East and West Germany before reunification.” Schmollers Jahrbuch – Journal of Applied Social Science Studies 133:3 (2013): 375–408 (with J. Kluve and S. Schaffner).