Institute for Employment Research (IAB), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Chair of Labor Economics, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Labor economics, industrial relations, economics of education, linked employer–employee data
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Head of IAB department "Establishments and Employment"; member of different scientific councils, e.g. member of the advisory board of the IZA International Data Service Center (IDSC), council for qualification support in the chemical industry, scientific council for further training monitoring of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Research assistant at the University of Hannover; Lecturer at the University of Hannover
Habilitation, Economics, University of Hannover, 2003
“Indicative and updated estimates of the collective bargaining premium in Germany.” In: Industrial Relations (Forthcoming) (with J. T. Addison, P. Teixeira, and K. Evers).
“The extent of collective bargaining and workspace representation: Transitions between states and their determinants. A comparative analysis of Germany and Great Britain.” Scottish Journal of Political Economy (Forthcoming) (with J. T. Addison, A. Bryson, P. Teixeira, and A. Pahnke).
“Firm-provided training during the great recession.” Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik 234:1 (2014): 5–22 (with H.-D. Gerner und U. Leber).
“Resisting the crisis: Short-time work in Germany.” International Journal of Manpower 33:8 (2012): 877–900 (with A. Crimmann und F. Wießner).
An instrument for responding to an imminent economic crisis or for increasing firm competitivenessLutz Bellmann, June 2014In-plant alliances that tailor specific deviations from sectoral collective agreements on wages and working time are intended to hold down labor costs. These agreements enable reorganizations to respond to an imminent economic crisis or to improve competitiveness. They encourage social partners to take greater responsibility for employment issues. Both unions and works councils agree to such contracts because they see them as inevitable to avoid severe employment losses. Thus, these alliances substantially unburden public employment policy.MoreLess