Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss

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+-Curriculum Vitae

Current Position
Professor of Economics and Applied Econometrics, Regensburg University of Applied Sciences MEA Fellow at MEA, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, ROA Fellow at ROA, Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands, GLO Fellow at Global Labor Organization (GLO)
 
Research Interests
Micro-founded Macroeconomics, Personnel Economics, Productivity of older workers, Population Aging, Applied Econometrics, Technological Change, Labor Markets
 
Education
Oct 1997 - Jul 2003 PhD, Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics (CDSE) Universität Mannheim, Advisor: Martin Hellwig
Sep 1999 - Apr 2000 Visiting Research Student, Department of Economics, University College London, Advisor: Philippe Aghion
Sep 1994 - Sep 1995 M.A. in Economics, Université Catholique de Louvain, Advisor: Henri Sneessens
Oct 1990 - Jun 1997 Diplom in VWL, Universität Mannheim, Advisor: Horst Entorf
Aug 1988 - Jul 1990 Bankkaufmann, Dresdner Bank AG, Stuttgart (trained banker)
 
Professional Experience
Oct 2004 - Jun 2011 Vice Director, Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (mea)
Aug 2003 - Oct 2005 Head of Research Unit "Macroeconomic Implications of an Aging Society", Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (mea)
Apr 2003 - Jul 2003 Research Fellow, Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (mea)
Oct 2000 - Mar 2003 Teaching Assistent, Department of Economics, Universität Mannheim
Jul 1994 - Aug 1994 Internship, German Federal Ministry of Finance, Bonn
Aug 1988 - Jun 1990 Apprenticeship, Dresdner Bank AG, Stuttgart
 
Scholarships and Grants
Sep 1999 - Apr 2000 Research Grants, ERASMUS/SOKRATES and McKinsey & Company (for the stay at University College London)
Oct 1997 - Sep 2000 Scholarship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (for the Graduiertenkolleg, Universität Mannheim)
Nov 1996 - Dec 1996 Research Fellowship, European Science Foundation (for a short visit at Fedea, Madrid)
Sep 1994 - Aug 1995 Scholarship, ERASMUS (for the M.A. program at Université Catholique de Louvain)
 
Teaching
Fall 2010 Topics in Labor Economics (M.A.)
Fall 2008 Ausgewählte Probleme der Arbeitsmarktökonomik (B.A.)
Fall 2007 Topics in Labor Economics (Ph.D.)
Summer 2006 Topics in Labor Economics (Ph.D.)
Winter 2004/2005 Topics in Labor Economics (Ph.D.)
Summer 2001 through Winter 2003/2004 Undergraduate Statistics (Diplom)
Winter 2000/2001 Classes in Undergraduate Macroeconomics (Diplom)
Summer 1996 through Winter 1996/1997 Tutorials in Undergraduate Microeconomics (Diplom)
Winter 1995/1996 through Summer 1997 Tutorials in Undergraduate Macroeconomics (Diplom)
Winter 1992/1993 through Summer 1994 Tutorials in Undergraduate Mathematics for Economists (Diplom)
Winter 1991/1992 through Summer 1994 Tutorials in Undergraduate Macroeconomics (Diplom)
 
Refereeing
Journals
Applied Economics (3), B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Demographic Research, Economic Journal, Economic Mod­elling (2), Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, European Political Economy Review, German Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of the Economics of Aging, Review of International Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics (3), Schmollers Jahrbuch/Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, Service Industries Journal, Zeitschrift für Ar­beitsmarkt­For­schung/Journal for Labour Market Research
Research Funding Institutions
European Sciences Foundation, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Belgian Federal Science Policy Office
Conferences
Spring Meeting of Young Economists (SMYE)
 

+-Lehre

SS 2012
Seminar: MEA Seminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss, Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan
http://www.mea.mpisoc.mpg.de/fileadmin/files/Lehre/MEA-Seminar/measeminar_SS12.pdf

WS 2011/2012
Seminar: MEA Seminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss
http://www.mea.mpisoc.mpg.de/fileadmin/files/Lehre/MEA-Seminar/measeminar_WS11_12.pdf

FS 2011
Seminar: Forschungs- und Doktorandenseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss
http://www.mea.mpisoc.mpg.de/fileadmin/files/Lehre/MEA-Seminar/measeminar_FS11.pdf

HS 2010
Vorlesung: Topics in Labor Economics (Master)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss
http://www.mea.mpisoc.mpg.de/fileadmin/files/Lehre/Topics_in_Labor_Economics/

HS 2010
Seminar: Forschungs- und Doktorandenseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss, Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan
http://www.mea.mpisoc.mpg.de/fileadmin/files/Lehre/MEA-Seminar/measeminar_HS10.pdf

FS 2010
Seminar: Doktoranden- und Forschungsseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss, Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan
http://www.mea.mpisoc.mpg.de/fileadmin/files/Lehre/MEA-Seminar/measeminar_FS10.pdf

HS 2009
Seminar: Doktoranden- und Forschungsseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss
http://www.mea.mpisoc.mpg.de/fileadmin/files/Lehre/MEA-Seminar/measeminar_HS09.pdf

HS 2008
Vorlesung: Ausgewählte Probleme der Arbeitsmarktpolitik (Bachelor)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss
http://www.mea.mpisoc.mpg.de/weiss/Arbeitsmarktpolitik/

HS 2008
Seminar: Doktoranden- und Forschungsseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


FS 2008
Seminar: Doktoranden- und Forschungsseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


HS 2007
Vorlesung: Topics in Labor Economics (Bachelor)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss, Alfred Garloff


HS 2007
Seminar: Doktoranden- und Forschungsseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


FS 2007
Seminar: Doktoranden- und Forschungsseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


HS 2006
Seminar: Doktoranden- und Forschungsseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


FS 2006
Vorlesung: Topics in Labor Economics (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss, Alfred Garloff


FS 2006
Seminar: Doktoranden- und Forschungsseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


HS 2005
Seminar: Doktoranden- und Forschungsseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


FS 2005
Seminar: Doktoranden- und Forschungsseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


HS 2004
Seminar: Doktoranden- und Forschungsseminar (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


HS 2004
Vorlesung: Topics in Labor Economics (WS 04/05) (Ph.D.)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


HS 2002
Vorlesung: Deskritptive Statistik (Bachelor)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


FS 2002
Vorlesung: Deskritptive Statistik (Bachelor)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


HS 2001
Vorlesung: Deskritptive Statistik (Bachelor)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


FS 2001
Vorlesung: Deskriptive Statistik (Bachelor)
Instructor: Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiss


+-Publikationen

Beitrag in Zeitschrift
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Weiss, Matthias (2016): "Productivity and age: Evidence from work teams at the assembly line". In: The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 7 (), pp. 30-42.
  • Weiss, Matthias; Garloff, Alfred (2011): "Skill Biased Technological Change and Endogenous Benefits: The Dynamics of Unemployment and Wage Inequality ". In: Applied Economics, 43 (7), pp. 811-821.
  • Lührmann, Melanie; Weiss, Matthias (2010): "The Effect of Working Time and Labor Force Participation on Unemployment: A New Argument in an Old Debate". In: Economic Modelling, 2010 (27), pp. 67-82.
  • Weiss, Matthias (2009): "On the Evolution of Wage Inequality in Acemoglu's Model of Directed Technical Change". In: Applied Economics Letters, 16 (6), pp. 591-595.
  • Weiss, Matthias (2008): "Skill-Biased Technological Change: Is there Hope for the Unskilled?". In: Economics Letters, 100 (3), pp. 439-441.
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Düzgün, Ismail; Weiss, Matthias (2006): "Altern und Produktivität - Eine neue Sichtweise der Arbeitsproduktivität". In: Personalführung, 07/2006 (), pp. 74-81.
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Düzgün, Ismail; Weiss, Matthias (2006): "Age and Productivity: Evidence from the Assembly Line". In: Demographie - Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Demographie e.V., 5 (9), pp. 9.
Buchbeitrag
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Weiss, Matthias (2010): "Erfahrungswissen in der Arbeitswelt", In: Kruse, A., Potenziale im Altern. Chancen und Aufgaben für Individuum und Gesellschaft, AKA, Heidelberg, pp. 221-234
  • Weiss, Matthias (2009): "Absenteeism in Age-Diverse Work Teams", In:
    Kuhn, M.; Ochsen, C. (eds.), Labour Markets and Demographic Change, VS Verlag, Wiesbaden
  • Ilmakunnas, Pekka; Skirbekk, Vegard; van Ours, Jan; Weiss, Matthias (2009): "Ageing and Productivty", In:
    Garibaldi, P. (ed.), Health, Longevity, and Productivity, Oxford University Press, Oxford
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Düzgün, Ismail; Weiss, Matthias (2009): "Altern und Produktivität - Eine neue Sichtweise", In: Börsch-Supan, A.; Erlinghagen, M.; Hank, K.; Jürges, H.; Wagner, G. G., Produktivität in alternden Gesellschaften (Altern in Deutschland Bd. 4) Nova Acta Leopoldina NF Bd. 102, Nr. 366 (2009), Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, pp. 53-62
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Düzgün, Ismail; Weiss, Matthias (2008): "Labor Productivity in an Aging Society", In: Broeders, D.; Eijffinger, S.; Houben, A., Frontiers in Pension Finance, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Düzgün, Ismail; Weiss, Matthias (2006): "Sinkende Produktivität alternder Belegschaften? Zum Stand der Forschung", In: Prager, J.U.; Schleiter, A., Länger leben, arbeiten und sich engagieren. Chancen werteschaffender Beschäftigung bis ins Alter, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Gürtersloh, pp. 85-102
Arbeitspapier/Diskussionspapier Dissertationen
  • Weiss, Matthias (2003): Labor Market Effects of Technological Change and Working Time Reduction: Some Insights from a General Equilibrium Perspective, Universität Mannheim
Weiterer Beitrag
  • Weiss, Matthias (2013): Erfahrung kompensiert nachlassende Fähigkeiten. Optimistische Befunde aus der Altersforschung. Interview, Personalführung,

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