Steffen Otterbach studied economics at the University of Hohenheim and the Jönköping International Business School in Jönköping, Sweden. He is a Research Assistant at the Department of Household and Consumer Economics at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany. With a specialization in empirical economics his research interests are in the fields of Labor Economics and Health Economics. His research focuses on time allocation, especially working time and the mismatches between actual and desired working hours.

Steffen Otterbach joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in October 2011 and became a Research Fellow in July 2014.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 9818
revised version published as 'Working-time regulation, long hours working, overemployment and mental health' in: International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2021, 32 (22), 4659 - 4686
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9735
published in: Economic Inquiry, 2019, 57(1), 227-242
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8911
published in: China Economic Review, 2015, 33, 212-229
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8438
published in: Applied Economics, 2016, 48 (14), 1303-1316
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6126
published in: Annales d'Économie et de Statistique, 2012, 105-106, 35-54