Martin Huber

University of Fribourg, Switzerland

This is a great project for transferring the latest research results in the field of policy analysis along with their practical implications in a digestible way to a broad audience, including practitioners and policymakers

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Chair of Applied Economics—Evaluation of Public Policies, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Research interest

Policy/treatment effect evaluation in labor, health, and education economics, semi- and nonparametric microeconometric methods for causal inference

Past positions

Assistant Professor, University of St Gallen, 2010–2014


PhD Economics and Finance, University of St Gallen, 2010

Selected publications

  • "Workplace health promotion and labour market performance of employees." Journal of Health Economics 43 (2015): 170–189 (with M. Lechner and C. Wunsch).

  • "Causal pitfalls in the decomposition of wage gaps." Journal of Business and Economic Statistics 33:2 (2015): 179–191.

  • "Testing instrument validity for LATE identification based on inequality moment constraints." Review of Economics and Statistics 97:2 (2015): 398–411 (with G. Mellace).

  • "Treatment evaluation with multiple outcome periods under endogeneity and attrition." Journal of the American Statistical Association 109:508 (2014): 1697–1711 (with M. Frölich).

  • "The performance of estimators based on the propensity score." Journal of Econometrics 175:1 (2013): 1–21 (with M. Lechner and C. Wunsch).