Alexander Spermann

University of Freiburg

Alexander Spermann was employed as IZA Director of Labor Policy Germany from April 2014 until December 2016. At IZA he was involved in various policy advice activities with respect to new labor market trends (e.g., sharing economy, digitization, e-learning). Before joining IZA he was Director at Randstad Germany (2007-2014) and Head of the Department Labour Market, Human Resources and Social Policy at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim (2002-2007). He has been Associate Professor at the University of Freiburg since 1999.


IZA Publications

IZA Policy Paper No. 48
Christoph Kahlenberg, Alexander Spermann
updated short version published as "Die Demografiestrategie der Bundesregierung – ein Weg zu mehr Wohlstand?" in: Wirtschaftsdienst, 2013, 93, 165-169
IZA Standpunkt Nr. 86
published in: Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 2016, 17 (3), 264-275
IZA Standpunkt Nr. 76
published as 'Plädoyer für ein Investitionsprogramm gegen Langzeitarbeitslosigkeit' in: Wirtschaftsdienst, 2015, 95 (4), 255-261
IZA Standpunkt Nr. 70
published in: Wirtschaftsdienst, 2014, 94(6), 403-406 [open access]
IZA Standpunkt Nr. 67
erschienen in gekürzter Form in: American Chamber of Commerce in Germany/F.A.Z.-Institut für Management (Hg.): Corporate Responsibility 2014, 36-39
IZA Standpunkt Nr. 65
fundamentally revised version published in: Schmollers Jahrbuch. Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, 2014, 134 (2), 149-182.
IZA Research Report No. 69
Gutachten im Auftrag der Randstad Stiftung, Bonn 2015 (29 Seiten)