Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michael Kvasnicka

Lehrstuhlleiter
Prof. Dr. Michael Kvasnicka


Lehrstuhl VWL, insb. Angewandte Wirtschaftsforschung

Universitätsplatz 2, 39106, Magdeburg, G22D-103

Ausführlicher Lebenslauf

 

Education

2004

Ph.D. in Economics (“Dr. rer. pol.”), summa cum laude, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
(Supervisor: Prof. Michael C. Burda, Ph.D., 2nd Reader: Prof. Andrea Ichino, Ph.D.)
1998 Master of Science in Economics University College London, UK
(Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Machin, Ph.D.)
1997  Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics; University of Oxford, UK

Main Professional Positions
2013-current Professor of Economics, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
2012-2013 Head of Research Group “Migration”, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI)
2011-2012 Visiting Professor, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2007-2013 Researcher, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI)
(Research Unit “Labor Markets, Education, Population”)
2004-2007 Researcher, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (German Science Foundation research project “Temporary help work and its role on the German labor market” (head: Prof. Michael C. Burda))
1998-2004 Research Assistant, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
(Institute for Economic Theory II - Prof. Michael C. Burda)

Awards
2013 First prize in ideas fair (“When Nature Randomizes No More: Assisted Reproductive Technology and Twin Studies in Economics”, co-author Sebastian Braun), Research Catwalk, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)
2012 Prize for best refereed publication at RWI in 2011 (“One Last Puff? Public Smoking Bans and Smoking Behavior”, co-authors Silke Anger and Thomas Siedler), published in Journal of Health Economics, 2011, 30(3): 591-601
2012 Hans Raupach Best Paper Award 2012 (“Immigration and Structural Change: Evidence from Post-War Germany”, co-author Sebastian Braun) of the 2012 Summer Academy on “Recent Challenges in Migration Research: Economic and Broader Development Issues” organised by IOS/APB/European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) 2003
2003 Prize for the best weekly report in 2002 (“Wage Effects of Temporary Agency Work”, co-author Axel Werwatz) of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW)
1995-1997 European Economist Scholarship, Pembroke College, Oxford University

Fields of Interest

Empirical labour economics, family and population economics, health economics



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Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre
Angewandte Wirtschaftsforschung
Universitätsplatz 2
39106 Magdeburg
Gebäude 22 D-Teil
Tel.: 0391/67-58740
E-Mail: ruth.krause@ovgu.de