Jens Ruhose is an applied economist, mainly interested in migration, labor economics, and economics of education related topics.

Currently, he is assistant professor of economics (with tenure track) at Kiel University. He has obtained his PhD in economics from the University of Munich in May 2015. During his PhD studies, he worked for the ifo Center of the Economics of Education and was a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University for five months.

Previously, he has studied economics and international economics at the University of Paderborn (Bachelor and Master) and the University of Warwick (Master). His work also comprises policy consultancy work for the European Commission and for several foundations in Germany and the United States.

He is a Research Fellow at IZA since November 2021 (Research Affiliate since January 2015).



IZA Discussion Paper No. 14820
Katharina Hartinger, Sven Resnjanskij, Jens Ruhose, Simon Wiederhold
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11854
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2019, 72, 166-186
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11488
published in: Journal of International Economics, 2018, 113, 35-54
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10837
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2021, 19(2), 1249-1298
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9555
published in: Journal of Human Capital, 2017, 11 (4), 447-486
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