Michael Oberfichtner

Research Fellow

Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg

Michael Oberfichtner is a senior researcher at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB). He joined the IAB in 2015. From 2011 to 2017, he worked as a researcher at the Chair of Labour and Regional Economics at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, where he completed his PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) in 2015. During his PhD studies he held a scholarship of the Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics (BGPE).

Michael Oberfichtner’s current research focuses on imperfect competition in labor markets, on understanding gender differences in employment outcomes, and on field experiments to evaluate labor market policies.

Michael Oberfichtner joined IZA as a research fellow in September 2022.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16843
this paper is an updated version of IZA DP 14478
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14478
an updated version is available as IZA DP 16843
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14293
Daniel Kühnle, Michael Oberfichtner, Kerstin Ostermann
published in: Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2021, 36 (7), 1065-1073.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11064
published in: Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik), 2019, 239 (1), 5-37
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