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Academic and Professional Career

  • Since 1992 professor for economics at Berlin School of Economics and Law
  • 1980-1992 research fellow and project manager at Berlin Social Science Center, Department Labor Market and Employment
  • 1987 PhD in Political Science, Free University Berlin
  • 1978 Graduate of Economics, Free University Berlin

Expertise in

  • Labour market and employment policy
  • Social policy
  • Promotion of women employees

International Cooperation

  • German expert on the network "Gender Equality and Employment" of the European Commission (1992-2012): regular reports, e.g. studies on remuneration, working time, labor market policy, reconciliation of family and working life
  • Reviewer of the European Commission, Directorate-General V (employment and social affairs), regular reports on effects of non-wage labor costs on employment, labor market development and expert for the OECD (Dep. labor market and social policy)
  • Member and vice chairwoman (1990-1996) of German Association for Social Science Labor Market Research (SAMF e.V.)
  • Member of the European Association of Labour Economists (EALE) and International Association for Feminist Economists (IAFFE)
  • Research collaborations with fellow scholars from the German Institute for Economic Research, Berlin Social Science Center, HTW Berlin, University of Manchester, University of Utrecht, and equal opportunities representatives in business and administration
  • Founding member of efas - economy, feminism and science