Samuel Mühlemann is a Professor of Human Resource Education and Development at the University of Munich. Previously he was the deputy head of the Centre for Research in Economics of Education and a lecturer at the Department of Economics at the University of Bern. In 2013/14 he was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley (Institute for Research on Labor and Employment IRLE). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Bern in December 2008.

His research interests include Economics of Education, Industrial Relations, Labor Economics, and Personnel Economics. Among others he has published articles in Applied Economics Quarterly, European Economic Review, Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, German Economic Review, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Industrial Relations, Journal for Labour Market Research, Labour Economics, LABOUR, and Regional Science and Urban Economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2008 and became a Research Fellow in December 2011.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 13368
forthcoming in: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2020
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11081
published as 'So similar and yet so different: A firm's net costs and post-training benefits from apprenticeship training in Austria and Switzerland' in: Evidence Based HRM, 2019, 7 (2), 229-246.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9363
published as "Hiring costs and labor market tightness" in: Labour Economics, 2018, 52, 122-131.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7656
published in: Industrial Relations, 2016, 55 (2), 193–218
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6497
published in: Industrial Relations, 2014, 66 (5), 1095-1112
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6344
published in: Oxford Economic Papers, 2016, 68 (1), 238-257
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5587
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2013, 66 (5), 1095-1112
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4460
published in: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2009, 1(2), 173-186
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3465
Regina Dionisius, Samuel Mühlemann, Harald Pfeifer, Günter Walden, Felix Wenzelmann, Stefan C. Wolter
published in: Applied Economics Quarterly, 2009, 55(1), 7-36
IZA Discussion Paper No. 916
published in: German Economic Review, 2006, 7(3), 249-264