University of Hohenheim
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Steffen Altmann is Professor of Economics at the University of Hohenheim and Director of the research unit "Behavioral Economics and Labor Market Performance" at the University of Copenhagen. He studied Economics at the University of Mannheim and received his Ph.D. from the University of Bonn in 2009. He worked at IZA as a Resident Research Affiliate (2005-2007), Research Associate (2007-2010), Senior Research Associate (2010-2014) and as Team Leader of the IZA research team "Personalized Labor Market Policy" (2019-2023). From 2007 until 2014, he also served as Deputy Program Director for IZA's research program area "Behavioral and Personnel Economics".
His research interests include behavioral and experimental economics as well as labor economics and human resource management. In his research, he investigates how psychological motives and economic incentives shape workplace behavior and aggregate labor market outcomes. He is also interested in applying insights from behavioral economics to questions in public policy.
IZA Research Team Personalized Labor Policy