Michael Fertig (decd)

Research Fellow

ISG, Cologne

Michael Fertig studied economics at the University of Heidelberg, where he received the degree of Diplom-Volkswirt in 1997. He finished his Ph.D. studies in July 2002 at the University of Heidelberg. From October 2002 to December 2006 he was a research coordinator at RWI Essen. In January 2007 he became one of the managing directors of ISG Cologne. His research interests included applied econometrics in the field of international migration, the economics of education and program evaluation, with a particular emphasis on active labor market policy.

Michael Fertig joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2000 and became a Research Fellow in December 2002. It is with deep sorrow and regret that we learned of his unexpected passing on April 30, 2018.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7634
published as 'Projections of Potential Flows to the Enlarging EU from Ukraine, Croatia and other Eastern Neighbors' in: IZA Journal of Migration, 2015, 4:6
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4180
published in: Labour Economics, 2009 (6), 16, 659-668
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2645
published in: German Economic Review, 2010, 11 (2), 150-168
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1528
published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2008, 54 (4), 547-571
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1213
published in: Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang. (eds.): Migration and Culture, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Vol. 8, Emerald Publishing, Bingley, 2010, 375-400
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1205
published in: Applied Economics, 2007, 39 (18), 2279–2301
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1099
published in: Applied Economics Quarterly Supplement, 2004, 55, 83-112
IZA Discussion Paper No. 994
published in: Economics Letters, 2005, 88 (1), 109-114
IZA Discussion Paper No. 956
published in: Wright, Robert E. (ed.), Scotland's Demographic Challenge, Scottish Economic Policy Network, Stirling-Glasgow, 2004
IZA Discussion Paper No. 576
published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2006, 36 (3), 399-430
IZA Discussion Paper No. 431
published as 'Attitudes towards foreigners and Jews in Germany: identifying the determinants of xenophobia in a large opinion survey ' in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2011, 9 (1), 99-128
IZA Discussion Paper No. 286
published in: Ralph Rotte / Peter Stein (eds.), Migration Policy and the Economy: International Perspectives, Munich 2001
IZA Discussion Paper No. 183
published in: Slobodan Djajic (ed.), International Migration: Trends, Policy and Economic Impact, London/New York, 2021, 110-136
IZA Discussion Paper No. 182
published in: Schmollers Jahrbuch: Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften / Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, 2000, 120 (4), 537-565