Marcus Tamm studied economics at the Universities of Würzburg, Salamanca (Spain) und Heidelberg. In 2007 he finished his PhD studies at Bochum University. Marcus is working at RWI since 2002. From 2009 onwards he headed the research department “Labor Markets, Education and Population” until moving to the Berlin Office of RWI at the beginning of 2013. Since then he is head of the research group “Education”. Since 2019 Marcus is based at the University of Applied Labour Studies (HdBA) in Mannheim. He focuses on applied research on education and family economics and the evaluation of labor market reforms.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2010.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 6278
revised version published as 'Revisiting the Complementarity between Education and Training: The Role of Job Tasks and Firm Effects' in: Education Economics, 2016, 24(3), 261-279
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4500
revised version published as 'Parental Leave Regulations, Mothers' Labor Force Attachment and Fathers' Childcare Involvement: Evidence from a Natural Experiment' in: Journal of Population Economics, 2013, 26 (3), 983-1005
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2645
published in: German Economic Review, 2010, 11 (2), 150-168
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1528
published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2008, 54 (4), 547-571
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