Christian Grund is Professor of Human Resource Management and Personnel Economics at RWTH Aachen University. He studied economics and business administration at the Universities of Hannover (Diplom-Ökonom, 1997) and Bonn (Dr. rer. pol., 2001). He was a visiting scholar at Stanford University (Graduate School of Business), Aarhus Business School and McGill University. Before he moved to Aachen in 2012, Christian Grund held professorial positions at the University of Wuerzburg and the University of Duisburg-Essen.

His research interests include personnel economics, employment relations and human resource management with a particular focus on empirical personnel research. He has published his work for instance in the Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization and the International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Christian Grund joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in September 2000 and became a Research Fellow in August 2002.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10713
Benedikt Gerst, Christian Grund
published in: International Journal of Manpower 2019, 40 , 850–878
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10642
Christian Grund, Tanja Hofmann
published in: Journal of Business Economics, 2019, 89 (4), 417-445
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10038
published in: Applied Economics, 2017, 49, 1345-1350
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9982
published in: Journal of Ecconomic Behavior & Organization 145 (2018), 306-319.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9385
revised version published as 'The Role of Contract Types for Employees' Public Service Motivation' in: Schmalenbach Business Review, 2017, 18, 377-398
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8761
considerably shortened version published as "Public Good Provision in Blended Groups of Partners and Strangers" in: Economics Letters 134 (2015), 41-44
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8112
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2015, 34, 118-126
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7435
published in: Review of Managerial Science, 2015, 9, 751-777
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7361
Christian Grund, Andreas Schmitt
revised version published in: German Journal of Human Resource Management, 2016, 30, 53-75, together with Johannes Martin as an additional co-author
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7097
revised version published in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy 64 (2017), 70-84