IZA World of Labor
Ulf Rinne

IZA, Germany

The IZA World of Labor could be the ultimate resource for informed debates and evidence-based policy decisions, eventually resulting in better outcomes. It is a gift for society

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Deputy Director of Research and Personal Advisor to the Director, IZA, Germany

Research interest

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

Selected publications

  • “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).