Christian Pfeifer studied economics and management at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany, and Maastricht University, Netherlands. He received his Diploma (Master) in 2003 and doctoral degree in 2007 from Leibniz University Hannover. From 2007 to 2009 he was a Post-Doc at Leibniz University Hannover and University of California Berkeley. From September 2009 to June 2013 he was Assistant Professor (W1) of Economics (Labor and Personnel Economics) at Leuphana University Lüneburg. Since June 2013 he is Professor of Economics (Applied Microeconomics) at Leuphana University Lüneburg. His research focus is on applied microeconomic topics (e.g., Labour and Personnel Economics, Health and Education) using microeconometric methods.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in July 2007 and became a Research Fellow in April 2010.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9317
published in: Journal of Applied Social Science, 134(4), 413-428
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9055
published in: Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), 2016, 236 (2), 217-239
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7088
published in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2014, 61 (5), 523-536
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5672
published in: Schmollers Jahrbuch, 2011, 131 (1), 59-71
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5671
published as 'Effects of training on employee suggestions and promotions' in: Schmalenbach Business Review, 65(3), 270-287.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5664
published in: Applied Economics Letters, 2012, 19 (6), 505-510
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3533
published in: Labour, 2009, 23 (2), 257-282
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3523
published as "Risk Aversion and Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from German Survey Data" in: Empirical Economics Letters, 2009, 8(3)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3503
published in: German Economic Review, 2011, 12 (1), 85 - 99
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3160
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2010, 29 (1), 94-103