Uwe Sunde

Research Fellow

University of Munich

Uwe Sunde is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Munich. He studied economics at the Universities of Warwick (England) and Munich, where he received the degree of Diplom Volkswirt in 1998. In fall 1998, he enrolled in the European Doctoral Program and became affiliated with IZA. He spent the first year of the doctoral program at the Bonn Graduate School of Economics and went through the second year at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. After obtaining his habilitation from the University of Bonn in 2008, he held a chair in macroeconomics at the University of St. Gallen until 2012.

From January 2001 until January 2008, he did research at IZA, first as a Resident Research Affiliate and since January 2003 as a Research Associate. He also coordinated the seminar and visiting researcher program at IZA. His research interests include long-term development and human capital formation, labor economics, population economics, and behavioral economics.

In his little spare time he is a passionate alpinist.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14755
Joop Adema, Till Nikolka, Panu Poutvaara, Uwe Sunde
published in: Economics Letters, 2022, 210, 110172
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12807
revised version published in: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2022, 98, 101871
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9564
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organisation, 2020, 179, 544-565
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9504
revised version published as 'Global Evidence on Economic Preferences' in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2018, 133 (4), 1645-1692
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7286
published in: Econometrica, 2013, 81 (5), 2055–2086
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7199
revised version published in: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2015, 7 (3), 189-225