Patrick A. Puhani

Research Fellow

Leibniz University of Hannover

Patrick Puhani is professor of Labour Economics at Leibniz University of Hannover. Previously, he was professor of Applied Econometrics at Darmstadt University of Technology. Besides IZA, he is also a research fellow of the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), University College London (UCL); the Equipe de Recherche sur les Marchés, l'Emploi et la Simulation (ERMES), Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas); and the Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research (SEW), University of St. Gallen.

Patrick Puhani received his undergraduate education in Economics at Queens' College, University of Cambridge, England, where he obtained a Master of Arts degree. From 1995 to 1999 he was working with the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim, Germany, and completed his Ph.D. at the University of Munich, Germany, in 1998. From 1999 to 2004, Patrick Puhani worked at SIAW, University of St. Gallen, where he obtained his Habilitation in 2004. During the academic year 2001/2002, Patrick Puhani was a visiting scholar at the Economics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA and during the academic year 2010/2011 he was visiting the Economics Department and the Center for Labor Economics at the University of California at Berkeley.

Patrick Puhani's research interests are in the field of labor economics and applied microeconometrics. His works have in published among others in Economics Letters, Empirical Economics, the German Economic Review, Kyklos, Labour, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of the German Statistical Society, the Journal of Health Economics, the Journal of Human Resources, the Journal of Population Economics, the Journal of Regional Science, and Research in Labor Economics.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16039
Hamed Markazi Moghadam, Patrick A. Puhani, Joanna Tyrowicz
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14352
Patrick A. Puhani, Margret K. Sterrenberg
revised version published as 'Effects of Mandatory Military and Alternative Community Service on Wages and Other Socioeconomic outcomes' in: Kyklos, 2022, 75 (3), 488 - 507
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12684
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2020, 171, 333 - 341
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11328
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2019, 32, 1-22
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11208
Bethlehem A. Argaw, Patrick A. Puhani
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2018, 65, 48-57
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11139
published in: Labour Economics, 2018, 51, 340-354
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9106
published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2017, 15 (4), 1137–1158
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8372
published in: Applied Economics Letters, 2015, 22(8), 603-612
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7897
published in: Economic Journal, 2017, 127 (603), 1348–1380
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4607
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2010, 29 (2), 285-302
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3820
published as 'The Effects of Parental Leave on Training for Young Women' in: Journal of Population Economics, 2011, 24 (2), 731-760
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3760
published under revised title in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2013, 11 (4), 918-944
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2965
published under revised title in: Journal of Human Resources, 2010, 45 (2), 407-438
IZA Discussion Paper No. 764
published as 'Transatlantic Differences in Labour Markets: Changes in Wage and Non-Employment Structures in the 1980s and the 1990s' in: German Economic Review, 2008, 9 (3), 312-338
IZA Discussion Paper No. 684
published as 'Relative Demand Shocks and Relative Wage Rigidities During the Rise and Fall of Swiss Unemployment' in: Kyklos, 2003, 56 (4),541-562
IZA Discussion Paper No. 553
published in: Economics Letters; 2003, 79 (3), 393-400
IZA Discussion Paper No. 418
published as 'Developing an immigration policy for Germany on the basis of a nonparametric labor market classification' in: Allgemeines Statistisches Archiv /Journal of the German Statistical Society, 2004, 88(1), 1-22
IZA Discussion Paper No. 226
revised version published as 'Relative Wage and Unemployment Changes in Poland: Microeconometric Evidence' in: Economic Systems. 2002, 26 (2), 99-126
IZA Discussion Paper No. 34
published as 'Labour Mobility: An Adjustment Mechanism in Euroland? Empirical Evidence for Western Germany, France and Italy' in: German Economic Review, 2001, 2 (2),127-140