Marcus Tamm studied economics at the Universities of Würzburg, Salamanca (Spain) und Heidelberg. In 2007 he finished his PhD studies at Bochum University. Marcus is working at RWI since 2002. From 2009 onwards he headed the research department “Labor Markets, Education and Population” until moving to the Berlin Office of RWI at the beginning of 2013. Since then he is head of the research group “Education”. Since 2019 Marcus is based at the University of Applied Labour Studies (HdBA) in Mannheim. He focuses on applied research on education and family economics and the evaluation of labor market reforms.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2010.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12010
published as 'Atypical employment over the life cycle ' in: Evidence-based HRM, 2020, 8 (2), 195-213
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11873
revised version published as 'Fathers' parental leave-taking, childcare involvement and labor market participation' in: Labour Economics, available online 8 April 2019
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11787
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2018, 67, 137-147
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9959
substantially revised version published as 'Does learning trigger learning throughout adulthood? Evidence from training participation of the employed population' in: Economics of Education Review, 2018, 62, 82-90
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9911
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2017, 47, 138-148
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8990
substantially revised version published as 'The returns to voucher-financed training on wages, employment and job tasks' in: Economics of Education Review, 2016, 52, 51 - 62
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8947
extended version published as 'Parenthood, risk attitudes and risky behavior' in: Journal of Economic Psychology, available online 11 July 2019
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7853
Sylvi Rzepka, Marcus Tamm
published in: Applied Economics, 2016, 48 (35), 3307-3321
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