Thorsten Schank is a professor of applied statistics and econometrics at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. He studied economics at the Universities of Mainz, Heidelberg and Manchester (UK). Upon completion of his PhD at the University of Manchester (2001), he was a researcher at the Institute of Employment Research (IAB) and an assistant professor at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg.

His research interests include empirical economic research in labor economics, international economics and industrial relations. He has published in journals such as the European Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A and Industrial and Labor Relations Review.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2010.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16015
Mario Bossler, Alexander Moog, Thorsten Schank
published in: BE Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2023, 23 (4), 1073–1080
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14268
Alexander Mosthaf, Thorsten Schank, Stefan Schwarz
published online in: Industrial Relations, 28 September 2023
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11764
published in: Information Economics and Policy, 2020, 100900.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11057
Viktor Bozhinov, Christopher Koch, Thorsten Schank
published in: Schmalenbach Business Review, 2019, 71(3), 385-411
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10240
Mario Bossler, Alexander Mosthaf, Thorsten Schank
published as 'Are Female Managers More Likely to Hire More Female Managers? Evidence from Germany' in: ILR Review, 2020, 73 (3), 676-704
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9437
published in World Economy, 2017, 40(9), 1750-1774
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6652
published in: Oxford Eonomic Papers,, 2015, 67(2), 245-268