Jens Ruhose is an applied economist, mainly interested in migration, labor economics, and economics of education related topics.

He is professor of labor and migration economics at Kiel University and has obtained his PhD in economics from the University of Munich. During his PhD studies, he worked for the ifo Center of the Economics of Education and was a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

Previously, he has studied economics and international economics at the University of Paderborn (Bachelor and Master) and the University of Warwick (Master). His work also comprises policy consultancy work for the European Commission and for several foundations in Germany and the United States.

He is a Research Fellow at IZA since November 2021 (Research Affiliate since January 2015).


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16780
Lasse J. Jessen, Sebastian Koehne, Patrick Nüß, Jens Ruhose
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14820
Katharina Hartinger, Sven Resnjanskij, Jens Ruhose, Simon Wiederhold
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13416
revised version published online as 'No mental retirement: estimating voluntary adult education activities of older workers' in: Education Economics, 30 June 2023
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11488
published in: Journal of International Economics, 2018, 113, 35-54
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