Dr. Ingo E. Isphording – External Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals

Labour Market Shocks and Parental Investment during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Claudia Hupkau, Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela, Ingo E. Isphording, Stephen Machin (2023). Labour Economics, 8, Article 102341.

Schools under Mandatory Testing Can Mitigate the Spread of SARS-CoV-2

Marc Diederichs, Reyn van Ewijk, Ingo E. Isphording, Nico Pestel (2022). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 119(26).

Achievement Rank Affects Performance and Choices in College

Benjamin Elsner, Ingo E. Isphording, Ulf Zölitz (2021). Economic Journal, ueab034.

Does Re-opening Schools Contribute to the Spread of SARS-CoV-2? Evidence from Staggered Summer Breaks in Germany

Ingo E. Isphording, Marc Lipfert, Nico Pestel (2021). Journal of Public Eonomics, 198, Article 104426.

Pandemic Meets Pollution: Poor Air Quality Increases Deaths by COVID-19

Ingo E. Isphording, Nico Pestel (2021). Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 108, 102448.

Rank, Sex, Drugs, and Crime

Benjamin Elsner, Ingo E. Isphording (2018). Journal of Human Resources, 53/2, 356–381.

A Big Fish in a Small Pond: Ability Rank and Human Capital Investment

Benjamin Elsner, Ingo E. Isphording (2017). Journal of Labor Economics, 35/3, 787–828.

Language Barriers and Immigrant Health

Andrew Clarke, Ingo E. Isphording (2017). Health Economics, 26/6, 765–778.

Speaking in Numbers: The Effect of Reading Performance on Math Performance Among Immigrants

Ingo E. Isphording, Marc Piopiunk, Núria Rodríguez-Planas (2016). Economics Letters, 139, 52–56.

Disadvantages of Linguistic Origin - Evidence from Immigrant Literacy Scores

Ingo E. Isphording (2014). Economics Letters, 123, 236–239.

Linguistic Barriers in the Destination Language Acquisition of Immigrants

Ingo E. Isphording, Sebastian Otten (2014). Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 105, 30–50.

Returns to Foreign Language Skills of Immigrants in Spain

Ingo E. Isphording (2013). LABOUR, 27/4, 443–461.

The Costs of Babylon – Linguistic Distance in Applied Economics

Ingo E. Isphording, Sebastian Otten (2013). Review of International Economics, 21/2, 354–369.


Working Papers

Achievement Rank Affects Performance and Major Choices in College

Ingo E. Isphording, Benjamin Elsner, Ulf Zoelitz (2018). University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper Series No. 300.

Risky Business – The Role of Risk Attitudes in Occupational Choice

Ingo E. Isphording (2010). Ruhr Economic Papers No. 187.


Book Chapters

Language and Labor Market success

Ingo E. Isphording (2015). In: James D. Wright (Ed.), International Encyclopedia of Social & Behavioral Sciences. Amsterdam, 260–265.