Lutz Bellmann

Head of the Research Department “Establishments and Employment” at German Institute for Employment Research, e Research Department “Establishments and Employment”, Institute for Employment Research; at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Lutz Bellmann has studied economics at the University of Hannover, Germany, where he received his diploma in 1980. In 1985 he obtained his doctoral degree. From 1980 to 1988 he was research assistant at the Institute for Statistics and Econometrics, University of Hannover. From 1988 to 1997 he was research officer at the Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg. Since then he has been head of both the IAB Establishment Project and the department for establishments and employment. Since 2009 he has a Chair of Labour Economics at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.His field of research is labour market economics, in particular questions of wage structures and employment dynamics, vocational education and training and further training, and the employment of older employees.