IZA World of Labor role
Deputy Director of Research and Personal Advisor to the Director, IZA, Germany
Evaluation of labor market policies, migration, education, discrimination
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
International Labour Organization; International Organization for Migration; Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency; Federal Ministry of Finance; Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, United Nations Development Program
PhD Economics, Free University of Berlin, 2009
“Another economic miracle? The German labor market and the Great Recession.” IZA Journal of Labor Policy 1:3 (2012): 1-21 (with K. F. Zimmermann).
“Short-time work: The German answer to the Great Recession.” International Labour Review 152:2 (2013): 287-305 (with K. Brenke and K. F. Zimmermann).
Anonymous job applications can level the playing field in access to jobs but cannot prevent all forms of discriminationUlf Rinne, May 2014The use of anonymous job applications to combat hiring discrimination is gaining attention and interest. Results from a number of field experiments in European countries (France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden are considered here) shed light on their potential to reduce some of the discriminatory barriers to hiring for minority and other disadvantaged groups. But although this approach can achieve its primary aims, there are also some cautions to consider.MoreLess