Univ.Prof. Dr. Rudolf Winter-Ebmer

Johannes Kepler University Linz and Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS)


Biographical Information

  • Degrees
    1996, Habilitation for the field of Economics at the University of Linz, topic: Essays on Wage Determination and Discrimination.
    1991, Dr. rer soc oec, University of Linz, topic of Doctoral Dissertation: Persistence of unemployment
  • Positions
    Research Professor
    Assoc. Prof. (Economics) at University of Linz
    Research Fellow at CEPR, London
    Research Fellow at IZA, Bonn

Major Fields of Research

Labour Economics, Applied Microeconometrics

Selected Publications

  • A Meta Analysis of the International Gender Wage Gap (with Doris Weichselbaumer). Journal of Economic Surveys, 19(3), 2005, pp. 479-511.
  • The Wage Expectations of European Business and Economics Students, (with Giorgio Brunello and Claudio Lucifora). in: Journal of Human Resources 39, 2004, pp. 1116-1142.
  • The Long-Run Educational Cost of World War II, (with A. Ichino), in: Journal of Labor Economics, 22, 2004, pp. 57-86.
  • Benefit Duration and Unemployment Entry: Quasi-Experimental Evidence for Austria, in: European Economic Review, 47, 2003, pp. 259-273.
  • Identifying the Effect of Unemployment on Crime, (with S. Raphael), in: Journal of Law and Economics, 2001.
  • A Simple Mechanism for the Efficient Private Provision of Public Goods - Experimental Evidence, (with J. Falkinger, E. Fehr und S. Gaechter), in: American Economic Review, 2000.


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