Markus Pannenberg studied economics at the the University of Münster and the University of Hamburg, where he received his degree as Diplom-Volkswirt in 1990. In 1994 he obtained his doctoral degree from the Technical University of Berlin for a thesis on the impact of continuous training on individual labor market patterns in Germany. He finished his Habilitation at the Technical University of Berlin in June 2005. Since 2003 Markus Pannenberg has been professor of economics at the Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSBI). He was previously a senior research associate in the GSOEP department at DIW Berlin and the department of labor market policy at IWH Halle.

Pannenberg's research centers on labor economics and applied econometrics. He has published articles in collected volumes and in journals such as Advances in Statistical Analysis, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Economics Letters, Economic Modelling, German Economic Review, International Review of Law and Economics, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Population Economics, Labour Economics, Public Choice, Scandinavian Journal of Economics or Scottish Journal of Political Economy.

Markus Pannenberg joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 14143
substantially revised version published online in: Economic and Industrial Democracy, 12 December 2022
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9395
revised version published in: Economics Letters, 2015, 137, 95-101
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6777
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2015, 33, 13–25
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5222
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2011, 18 (6), 810-821
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3351
substantially revised version published as 'Risk Aversion, Collective Bargaining, and Wages in Germany' in: Labour, 2012, 26 (2), 156 - 173
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3003
published in: Public Choice, 2010, 145 (1-2), 137-163
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2806
substantially revised version published as 'Risk attitudes and reservation wages of unemployed workers: Evidence from panel data' in: Economics Letters, 2010, 106 (3), 223-226
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2635
published in: Industrielle Beziehungen, 2007, 14 (2), 154-175
IZA Discussion Paper No. 962
published in: German Economic Review, 2004, 5(4), 481-504
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