Prof. Dr. Boris Hirsch
Professor of Economics, in particular Microeconometrics and Policy Evaluation
Boris Hirsch has been full professor of Economics, in particular Microeconometrics and Policy Evaluation, at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg since August 2016. From 2001‒2006 he studied economics at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and from 2004‒2006 mathematics at the University of Hagen. From 2006‒2009 he was PhD student and foundationer of the Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics. In 2009, he received his doctorate degree from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg where he was postdoctoral researcher from 2009‒2016.
His research interests lie in the theory and empirics of imperfectly competitive labour markets, empirical labour economics, industrial relations, and migration. His research appeared in outlets such as the Economic Journal, the Journal of Labor Economics, the Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Economics Letters, and Labour Economics. He is Research Fellow of the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), of the Labor and Socio-Economic Research Center (LASER) at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, and of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) as well as member of the Standing Field Committee of Population Economics of the Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS).