University of Heidelberg
Christina Gathmann is a Professor of Economics at the University of Heidelberg. She is also affiliated with the IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor), the ZEW (Center for European Economic Research) and the CESifo institute. Christina Gathmann obtained her PhD from the University of Chicago in 2004, held a postdoc position at Stanford University and was a Hoover National Fellow in 2006–07.
Her research is in labor economics, migration and public economics as well as political economy. She has developed, for example, new methods to quantify human capital in the labor market and studied the effects of social policies on population health, employment and wages. In her work on political economy, she has analyzed the effects of direct democracy and the electoral system on public spending and fiscal policy.
Articles by Christina Gathmann:
Direct democracy as a way to limit public spending: Evidence from Switzerland
10 February 2012, 30279 reads
Holmes, McGrattan, Prescott
Beck, De Haas, Ongena
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- The ECB’s stealth bailoutSinn
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji
Adelman, 28 October 2013