Duncan H.W. Roth

Research Affiliate

Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg

Duncan Roth is a senior researcher and head of the junior research group “Occupations and Employment Trajectories” at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB). Following a Bachelor degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of York, he completed a Master of Science programme in Economics at the University of Warwick. He obtained his doctorate at Philipps-Universität Marburg on the topic of “Cohort size and labour-market outcomes”. His research interests include empirical labour economics, where he is currently working on analysing the consequences of adverse economic shocks on employment biographies, worker-firm matching and transitions from education to employment, as well as urban economics, where is engaged in projects on the spatial dimensions of the German minimum wage, regional differences in quality of life and sources of agglomeration effects.