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 Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12670
forthcoming in: Journal of Employee Ownership and Participation
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11919
forthcoming in: Journal of Behavioral & Experimental Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11229
Christian Grund, Axel Minten, Nevena Toporova
revised version published as 'Motivation assessments of temporary agency workers - an empirical analysis based on appraisals compiled by hiring companies' in: management revue - Socio-Economic Studies, 2019, 30, 5-39
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11065
Irina Frei, Christian Grund
published in: German Journal of Human Resource Management, 2020, 34, 371-397
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10750
forthcoming in: International Journal of Human Resource Management
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10713
Benedikt Gerst, Christian Grund
published in: International Journal of Manpower 2019, 40 , 850–878
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10642
Christian Grund, Tanja Hofmann
published in: Journal of Business Economics, 2019, 89 (4), 417-445