Lutz Bellmann

Research Fellow

Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg

Lutz Bellmann studied economics at the University of Hannover, Germany, where he received his diploma in 1980. In 1985 he obtained his doctoral degree. From 1980 to 1988 he was research assistant at the Institute for Statistics and Econometrics, University of Hannover. From 1988 to 1997 he was research officer at the Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg. Since then he has been head of both the IAB Establishment Project and the department for establishments and employment. Since 1993 he has also lectured at the Universities of Bamberg, Basel, Nuremberg, Passau, Speyer, Trier, Tübingen and Würzburg In June 2003 he completed his postdoctoral habilitation. Since 2009 he has a Chair of Labor Economics at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.

Lutz Bellmann published several articles in international journals such as Industrial Relations, Journal of Applied Social Science Studies and British Journal of Industrial Relations. His current research interests include econometric studies in labor economics, especially employment, apprenticeship training, further training, industrial relations and linked employer-employee panels.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 1999.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13504
published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2021, 42 (3), 424-441
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12597
published as 'Personality traits, working conditions and health: an empirical analysis based on the German Linked Personnel Panel, 2013 - 2017 ' in: Review of Managerial Science, 2022, 16, 283 - 318
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12438
revised version published as 'Works Council "Disaffection" and Establishment Survivability" in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2023, 70 (1), 38 - 67
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11871
revised version published as 'Works council and training effects on satisfaction' in: Applied Economics Letters, 2019, 26(14), 1177-1181
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11378
revised version published in: Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership, 2019, 2 (1), 24-46.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11055
published in: LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 2018, 32(3), 293-319
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9583
published as 'Working time accounts and firm performance in Germany' in: IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2015, 4:24
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9323
revised version published as 'Contract Innovation in Germany: An Economic Evaluation of Pacts for Competitiveness' in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2017, 55(3), 500-526.