Martin Biewen graduated from the university of Bonn in 1996. He received a PhD in economics from the university of Heidelberg (2000) and a habilitation in economics and econometrics from the university of Mannheim (2005). He was a senior research officer at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the university of Essex (2000-2001) and an assistant professor at the universities of Heidelberg, Mannheim and Frankfurt (2001-2005). From 2006 to 2009, Martin Biewen was a full professor of statistics at the university of Mainz, and since 2009 he has been a full professor of statistics, econometrics and quantitative methods at the University of Tübingen. His research interests include labor economics, education economics and applied microeconometics. He has published articles in journals such as the Journal of Econometrics, the Journal of Applied Econometrics, The Review of Economics and Statistics, the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of Labor Economics.
Martin Biewen joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2001.