Wolfgang Dauth is an Assistant Professor of Empirical Regional and International Economics at the University of Wuerzburg and senior researcher at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB). He received his doctorate from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg after holding a scholarship at the joint graduate program with the IAB. In 2011 and 2014, he worked as a visiting scholar at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
His research focuses on applied topics in labor, international, and urban economics, such as the impact of international trade and technological change on the German labor market as well as commuting and matching on local labor markets.
He has published his work in international journals such as the Journal of Labor Economics, the Journal of the European Economic Association, and the American Economic Review Papers & Proceedings.
Wolfgang Dauth joined IZA as a Research Fellow in December 2017.