Paul Marx is Professor of Socio-Economics and Political Economy at University of Duisburg-Essen. In addition, he is affiliated to the Danish Centre for Welfare Studies (University of Southern Denmark) as a part-time professor.
He joined IZA in 2008 as a resident research affiliate and later as a research associate. Since 2011, he is affiliated with IZA as a research fellow.
His research interests are related to social and political inequality, political behaviour, and comparative welfare state and labour market analysis.