Philipp Lergetporer is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Technical University of Munich, Heilbronn Campus. Prior to this role, he was a Postdoctoral researcher at the ifo Center for the Economics of Education, ifo Institute Munich. In 2014, he earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Innsbruck.
Philipp Lergetporer’s research interests lie at the intersection of education and labor economics, public economics, behavioral economics, and political economy. His primary focus is on understanding the underlying causes and consequences of societal inequality and devising strategies to mitigate its effects. He employs an empirical research approach, with particular emphasis on experimental methods.
Philipp Lergetporer became an IZA Research Fellow in May 2023.