Christina Gathmann

Head of Labor Market Department at Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research, Professor of Economics at University Of Luxembourg

Christina Gathmann is the Head of the Labor Market Department at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and Professor of Economics at the University of Luxembourg. She is also affiliated with CEPR, CESifo, IZA, MZES and ZEW . Christina Gathmann obtained her PhD from the University of Chicago in 2004. After her Ph.D., she worked at Stanford University, the University of Mannheim and the University of Heidelberg. Her research is in labour economics, migration and public economics as well as political economy. She has developed, for example, new methods to quantify human capital in the labour market and studied the effects of social policies on population health, employment and wages. In her work on political economy, she has analysed the effects of direct democracy and the electoral system on public spending and fiscal policy.