Matthias Umkehrer

Researcher, Institute for Employment Research at Federal Employment Agency

Matthias Umkehrer studied economics at the University of Regensburg and graduated as Master of Science in November 2010. He then received a scholarship at the joint graduate program of the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and has been awarded his doctorate degree in June 2015. Since January 2011 he is a researcher at the Research Data Centre (FDZ) of the Federal Employment Agency at the IAB. His research focuses mainly on the empirical analysis of minimum wages, youth unemployment, and long-term unemployment.