Alexandra Spitz-Oener

Research Fellow

Humboldt University Berlin

Alexandra Spitz-Oener is a Professor of Economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, and a research associate at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg. Her research interests are in Applied Microeconomics, in particular Labor Economics. Her current research focuses on understanding the challenges for workers brought about by technological changes, trade, and immigration.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2007.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7882
published as 'The Impact of Immigration on Competing Natives’ Wages: Evidence from German Reunification' in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2020, 102 (1), 79–97
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4221
published in: Economics of Transition, 2009, 17 (4), 769-802
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2803
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 92(1), 187-194
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2729
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2008, 61 (4), 502-517