Nico Pestel

Program Coordinator and Research Fellow

ROA, Maastricht University

Nico Pestel is an Associate Professor at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University. He obtained his PhD in economics from the University of Cologne in 2013. Before joining ROA in November 2021, he held various positions at IZA and headed the institute's research team "Policy Challenges". He continues to co-coordinate IZA's network program area "Environment, Health, and Labor Markets". Nico's research interests are in applied labor, environmental and public economics as well as in political economy. He is particularly interested in the role of environmental conditions for labor market outcomes, human capital formation as well as decision-making.


IZA Publications

IZA Standpunkt Nr. 18
revised version published in: Journal for Labour Market Research / Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung, 2011, 43(4), 327-338
IZA Research Report No. 95
Studie im Auftrag der Mindestlohnkommission, Bonn 2020 (102 Seiten)
IZA Research Report No. 79
Studie im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Energie, Bonn 2017 (146 Seiten)
IZA Research Report No. 73
Projektbericht an das Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales, Bonn 2016 (232 Seiten)
IZA Research Report No. 72
Gutachten im Auftrag des Umweltbundesamtes, Bonn 2016 (288 Seiten)
IZA Research Report No. 47
Basierend auf einem Projekt im Auftrag der Bertelsmann Stiftung, Bonn 2012 (78 Seiten)