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. 7097
revised version published in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy 64 (2017), 70-84
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6127
published in: International Journal of Human Resource Management 24 (2013), 2825-2850
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5464
Christian Grund, Andreas Schmitt
published in: Applied Economics, 2013, 45 (3), 299-310
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5315
revised version published in: International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2012, 23 (17), 3536-3558
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5284
revised version published in: Schmalenbach Business Review, 2012, 64, 101-124
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4812
Christian Grund, Jan Höcker, Stefan Zimmermann
revised version published as 'Incidence and Consequences of Risk Taking Behavior in Tournaments - Evidence from the NBA' in: Economic Inquiry, 2013, 51 (2), 1489–1501
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4297
published in: Journal of Economics and Statistics - Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, 2013, 233(5+6), 619-637
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3382
revised (consirably shortened) version published as 'Subjective performance appraisal and inequality aversion' in: Applied Economics, 2012, 44 (17), 2149 - 2155
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3017
published as "The Anatomy of Performance Appraisals in Germany" in: International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2009, 20 (10), 2049-2065
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2012
revised version published as "Evidence on Performance Pay and Risk Aversion" in: Economics Letters, 2010, 106 (1), 8-11