Dennis J. Snower is the founder and President of the Global Solutions Initiative and Professor of Macroeconomics and Sustainability at the Hertie School in Berlin. He was President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy from 2004–2019. He obtained his doctorate in Economics from Princeton University in 1975 for his dissertation on "Dynamic Forces of Advanced, Capitalist Economies." He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland, the Institute of Advanced Studies, Vienna, a Lecturer at the University of London, and Full Professor of Economics at Birkbeck College, University of London (1989-2004). He has worked and taught at Columbia University, the University of Stockholm, the University of Jerusalem, the International Monetary Fund, the European University Institute, Dartmouth College, and elsewhere. Among others, he received grants and awards from the Social Science Research Council, U.K., from the Nuffield Foundation, and from ESRC. Since 1993 he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. In April 1998, he joined IZA as a research fellow and acted as IZA Program Director for the "Welfare State and Labor Market" until 2004.

Dennis Snower published in Journals such as the American Economic Review, The Journal of Political Economy, European Economic Review, Oxford Economic Papers, and the Economic Journal. His current research interests include issues in Labor Economics such as wage bargaining, the natural rate of unemployment, employment policies, and the economics of imperfect information.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2480
published in: Portuguese Economic Journal, 2007, 6 (3), 151-180
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2265
published: Journal of Economic Surveys, 2010, 24 (1), 1-51
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2105
published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 24 (3), 587-604
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2066
short version published in: American Economic Review, 2006, 96 (2), 375-382
IZA Discussion Paper No. 910
Pilar Diaz-Vazquez, Dennis J. Snower
published in: Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy, 2005, 4 (1)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 876
published in: Applied Economics Quarterly, 2003, 49 (2), 93-121
IZA Discussion Paper No. 645
published in: Journal of Policy Modeling, 2008, 30 (2), 279-300
IZA Discussion Paper No. 636
published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 21 (1), 1-32
IZA Discussion Paper No. 586
Pilar Diaz-Vazquez, Dennis J. Snower
published in: Labour Economics, 2006, 13 (3), 317-341
IZA Discussion Paper No. 539
published in: Labour, 2003, 17(2), 247-270