Prof. Dr. Andreas Knabe

Prof. Dr. Andreas Knabe

Faculty of Economics and Management
Chair of Public Economics
Universitätsplatz 2, 39106 Magdeburg, G22E-206
Vita

Curriculum Vitae


Academic Career

02/2012-   Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Chair in Public Economics
04/2011-01/2012   Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Temporary Professorship in Economic Theory (ST 2011)
and Public Economic (WT 2011/2012)
10/2008-01/2012   Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Economics
Junior Professor of Labor Market and Social Policy
11/2002-09/2008   Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Chair of Public Economics
Research Associate (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter)

Education

11/2002-02/2008   Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Doctoral Studies in Economics
Research interests: Economic and social policy, especially labor market policies
Doctoral Thesis: Subsidizing Extra Jobs - The Economics of Marginal Employment Subsidies
10/2001-10/2002   Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Graduate Program in Economics
Degree: Master of Science in Economics
08/2001-05/2002   University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
Graduate Program in Economics
Fulbright Scholar
04/1998-09/2001   Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Undergraduate Program in Economics
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Economics

Research visits

01/2007   Helsinki Center of Economic Research (HECER), Finland

Editorships

2012-   Applied Research in Quality of Life, Member of Editorial Review Board
2013-   Review of Economics (Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftswissenschaften), Associate Editor

Finanzarchiv/Public Finance Analysis, Associate Editor

Awards

2016   Otto von Guericke Teaching Award
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
for exceptional dedication to academic teaching
2013   Schmölders Award for Behavioral Research in Economics
(with Steffen Rätzel, Ronnie Schöb and Joachim Weimann)
awarded by the Social Science Committee of the German Economic Association for the article „Dissatisfied with life, but having a good day: time-use and well-being of the unemployed”, Economic Journal 120(547), 2010, 867-889.
2008   Award of the Faculty of Economics and Management
Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Best PhD Thesis in the Academic Year 2007/2008
2007   German Study Award, Körber Foundation (2nd prize)
for the article "Wie zufrieden macht die Arbeit? Eine neue Quantifizierung der nicht-pekuniären Kosten der Arbeitslosigkeit" (with Steffen Rätzel)

Best Paper Award of the Finnish Society for Economic Research
Best Paper published in the Finnish Economic Papers 2005-2006 (with Peter-Birch Sørensen)
2002   Award of the Faculty of Economics and Management
Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg
Best Graduate in the Academic Year 2001/2002
Publications

Monographs

 
Measuring Happiness. The Economics of Well-Being
MIT Press: Cambridge, 2015.
Jointly with: J. Weimann und R. Schöb
Measuring Happiness

Geld macht doch glücklich. Wo die ökonomische Glücksforschung irrt
Schäffer-Poeschel: Stuttgart, 2012.
Jointly with: J. Weimann and R. Schöb

Buchcover

Subsidizing Extra Jobs - The Economics of Marginal Employment Subsidies
Dissertation at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, 2008.

Dissertation Knabe

Articles in refereed journals

 
"Parental time restrictions and the cost of children: insights from a survey among mothers"

Journal of Economic Inequality 19, 2021, 73-95
Jointly with: M. Borah und K. Pahlke

Discussion Paper Version

 

Journal of Economic Inequality
"Replication: Emotional well-being and unemployment – Evidence from the American time-use survey"

Journal of Economic Psychology 83, Article 102363 (2021)
Jointly with: T.T.A. Hoang

 

 Journal Economic Psychology

"Time Use, Unemployment, and Well-Being: An Empirical Analysis Using British Time-Use Data"
Journal of Happiness Studies 22, 2021, 2525-2548
Jointly with: T.T.A. Hoang

Discussion Paper Version

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"Die Nichterfüllung der Beschäftigungspflichtquote schwerbehinderter Menschen - Eine empirische Untersuchung möglicher Ursachen auf Ebene der deutschen Bundesländer"
Sozialer Fortschritt 68(12), 2019, 973-998
Jointly with: M. Borah and K. Hahn
sozialer fortschritt
"Reference Income Effects in the Determination of Equivalence Scales Using Income Satisfaction Data"
Review of Income and Wealth 65(4), 2019, 736-770
Jointly with: M. Borah und C. Kuhställer
Discussion Paper Version
Review of Income and Wealth

"How Much Does Others' Protection Matter? Employment Protection, Future Labour Market Prospects and Well-Being"
Oxford Economic Papers, 72(3), 2020, 893-914
Jointly with: C. Lücke
Discussion Paper Version

 

 Oxford Economic Papers

“Looking Back in Anger? Retirement and Unemployment Scarring"
Demography 56(3), 2019, 1105- 1129.
Jointly with: C. Hetschko and R. Schöb
Discussion Paper Version

(and read-only)

 demography

„There and back again - estimating equivalence scales with measurement error“
Applied Economic Letters 25(19), 2018, 1389-1392.
Jointly with
: M. Borah

 Publication Cover

„Multidimensional Well-Being and Regional Disparities in Europe“
Journal of Common Market Studies 55(5), 2017, 1026-1044.
Jointly with: J. Döpke, C. Lang und P. Maschke
Discussion Paper Version

 JCMS

“The Subjective Well-Being of Workfare Participants: Insights from a Day Reconstruction Survey“
Applied Economics 49(13), 2017, 1311-1325.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and J. Weimann
Discussion Paper Version

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“Partnership, Gender Roles and the Well-Being Cost of Unemployment“
Social Indicators Research 129(3), 2016, 1255-1275.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and J. Weimann
Discussion Paper Version

Social indicatos Research
CESifo Economic Studies, 60(4), 2014, 780-804.
Jointly with: M. Dittrich and K. Leipold
Discussion Paper Version
CESifo Economic Studies

„Gender Differences in Experimental Wage Negotiations”
Economic Inquiry 52(2), 2014, 862-873.
Jointly with: M. Dittrich and K. Leipold
Discussion Paper Version

Economic Inquiry

„Changing Identity: Retiring from Unemployment“
Economic Journal 124(575), 2014, 149-166.
Jointly with: C. Hetschko and R. Schöb
Discussion Paper Version

Economic Journal

„Subsidizing Extra Jobs: Promoting Employment by Taming the Unions“
Oxford Economic Papers 65(4), 2013, 807-831.
Jointly with: R. Schöb
Discussion Paper Version

Oxford Economic Papers

„Right-Wing Extremism and the Well-Being of Immigrants“
Kyklos 66(4), 2013, 567-590.
Jointly with: S. Rätzel and S. Thomsen
Discussion Paper Version

Kyklos

„Spillover Effects of Minimum Wages under Union Wage Bargaining”
Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 169, 2013, 506-518.
Jointly with: M. Dittrich
Discussion Paper Version

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics

„Low-Wage Jobs - Springboard to High-Paid Ones?”
LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations 27(3), 2013, 310-330.
Jointly with: A. Plum
Discussion Paper Version

LABOUR Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations

„Minimum Wages and their alternatives: A critical assessment”
German Politics
20(4), 2011, 506-526.
Jointly with: R. Schöb
Discussion Paper Version

German Politics

„Quantifying the psychological costs of unemployment: the role of permanent income”
Applied Economics 43(21), 2011, 2751-2763.
Jointly with: S. Rätzel
Discussion Paper Version

Applied Economics 43(21)

„Scarring or Scaring? The psychological impact of past unemployment and future unemployment risk”
Economica 78(310), 2011, 283-293.
Jointly with: S.Rätzel
Discussion Paper Version

Economica

„Better an insecure job than no job at all? Unemployment, job insecurity and subjective wellbeing”
Economics Bulletin 30(3), 2010, 2486-2494.
Jointly with: S. Rätzel

 Economics Bulletin

„Dissatisfied with life, but having a good day: time-use and well-being of the unemployed”
Economic Journal 120(547), 2010, 867-889.
Jointly with: S. Rätzel, R. Schöb, J. Weimann
Discussion Paper Version

Economic Journal

„Income, happiness, and the disutility of labour”
Economics Letters 107(1), 2010, 77-79.
Jointly with: S. Rätzel
Discussion Paper Version

Economics Letters

„Boon or Bane? Other´s Unemployment, Well-Being and Job Insecurity”
Labour Economics 17(1), 2010, 52-61.
Jointly with: A. Clark and S. Rätzel
Discussion Paper Version

Labour Economics

„Minimum wage incidence: the case for Germany”
FinanzArchiv/Public Finance Analysis 65(4), 2009, 403-441.
Jointly with: R. Schöb
Discussion Paper Version

FinanzArchiv Public Finance Analysis

„Marginal Wage Subsidies: A Rent-Extracting Instrument for Employment Creation”
Journal of Economic Studies 36(4), 2009, 393-410.
Discussion Paper Version

Journal of Economic Studies

„Unemployment as a Social Norm in Germany”
Schmollers Jahrbuch (Journal of Applied Social Science Studies) 129, 2009, 251-260.
Jointly with: A. Clark and S. Rätzel
Discussion Paper Version

Schmollers Jahrbuch (Journal of Applied Social Science Studies)

„Implementing Endogenous Inside Options in Nash Wage Bargaining Models”
Mathematical Social Sciences 57(2), 2009, 161-176.
Discussion Paper Version

Mathematical Social Sciences 57(2)

"A Note on the Displacement Effects of Marginal Wage Subsidies"
Academia Economic Papers 36(1), 2008, 1-23.

Academia Economic Papers

„Marginal Employment Subsidization: A New Concept and a Reappraisal”
Kyklos 59(4), 2006, 557-577.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and J. Weimann
Discussion Paper Version

Kyklos

„Outsourcing of Public Service Provision: When is it more efficient?”
Finnish Economic Papers 16(1), 2006, 3-15.
Jointly with: Peter-Birch Sørensen

Finnish Economic Papers

Articles in books

 

"Happiness, Work, and Identity"
in K. F. Zimmermann (ed.), Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics, Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2021, online first.
Jointly with: Clemens Hetschko and Ronnie Schöb

Discussion Paper Version

Handbook Labor

"Glück und Diversity"
in Robert Grimm and Bernd Raffelhüschen (eds.), Deutsche Post Glücksatlas 2019, Penguin: Munich, 2019, 19-24.

 

 

Deutsche Post Glücksatlas 2019

"Happiness"
in Marc H. Bornstein (ed.)The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development, Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2018, 1022-1024.
Jointly with: J. Weimann

 

 sage encyclopedia

„Geld und Glück - Erkenntnisse aus der ökonomischen Zufriedenheitsforschung“
in Susanne Peters (ed.), Geld. Interdisziplinäre Sichtweisen, Springer VS: Wiesbaden, 2017, 75-96.

 

 

Bild_Buch_Glück

„Macht Arbeit glücklich?“
in Holger Hinte and Klaus F. Zimmermann (eds.), Zeitenwende auf dem Arbeitsmarkt. Wie der demographische Wandel die Erwerbsgesellschaft verändert, Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung: Bonn, 2013, 428-450.
Jointly with: C. Hetschko

 

Zeitwende auf dem Arbeitsmarkt

"Wie zufrieden macht die Arbeit? Eine neue Quantifizierung der nicht-pekuniären Kosten der Arbeitslosigkeit"
in Deutscher Studienpreis (Hrsg.): Mittelpunkt Mensch? Leitbilder, Modelle und Ideen für die Vereinbarkeit von Arbeit und Leben, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften: Wiesbaden, 2008, 95-115.
Jointly with: S. Rätzel

 

Mittelpunkt Mensch

"The economic rationale and labour market effects of outsourcing: a survey"
in P. Barrar und R. Gervais (Hrsg.), Global Outsourcing Strategies: An International Reference on Effective Outsourcing Relationships, Gower Publishing: Aldershot, 2006, 167-182.
Jointly with: B. Koebel

 

Global Outsourcing Strategies

Policy contributions

 
"Prognosen und empirische Befunde: Wie groß ist die Kluft beim Mindestlohn wirklich?"
Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 2020.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and M. Thum
Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik

"Alles im grünem Bereich"

ifo Schnelldienst 73(4), 2020, 3-6.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and M. Thum

Ifo 73(4)
"Die Deutschlandrente: Mit automatischer Einbeziehung und staatlichem Fonds zu mehr kapitalgedeckter Altersvorsorge"
ifo Schnelldienst 72(14), 2019, 18-20.
Jointly with: J. Weimann
ifo Schnelldienst

"Die Deutschlandrente: Wirksamkeit und Legitimität eines Nudges"
Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 87 (2), 2018, 33-46.
Jointly with
: J. Weimann

 

 vierteljahreshefte zur wirtschaftsforschung
"Die Deutschlandrente: Ein Konzept zur Stärkung der kapitalgedeckten Alstersvorsorge"
ifo Schnelldienst 70(18), 2017, 25-33.
Jointly with: J. Weimann
ifo Schnelldienst
"Mindestlohn ohne Nebenwirkungen?"
ifo Dresden berichtet 23(03), 2016, 32-35.
Jointly with: R. Schöb, M. Thum and M. Weber
ifoDresdenberichtet
"Ein sanft paternalistischer Vorschlag zur Lösung des Rentenproblems?"
Wirtschaftsdienst 95(10), 2015, 701-709.
Jointly with: J. Weimann
Wirtschaftspolitik
„Der flächendeckende Mindestlohn - Replik zu den Anmerkungen von Wolfram Richter“
Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 15(4), 2014, 331-333.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and M. Thum
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„Regionale Beschäftigungseffekte des Mindestlohns im Friestaat Sachsen“
ifo Dresden berichtet 5/2014, 3-12 .
Jointly with: R. Schöb, C. Lücke, M. Thum, L. Vandrei and M. Weber

ifoDresdenberichtet
„Internationale Vergleiche beim Mindestlohn“
ifo Dresden berichtet 4/2014, 34-35.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and M. Thum
ifoDresdenberichtet
„Der flächendeckende Mindestlohn“
Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 15(4), 2014, 133-157.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and M. Thum
Discussion Paper Version
Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik
„Mindestlohn in Deutschland: Wie viele sind betroffen?“
ifo Schnelldienst 66(24), 2013, 68-73.
Jointly with: O. Falck, A. Mazat and S. Wiederhold
ifo Schnelldienst
„Arbeitskostenentwicklung: Zeichen des Erfolgs“
Wirtschaftsdienst 93(4), 2013, 212.
Wirtschaftspolitik

„Profitieren die öffentlichen Haushalte von einem gesetzlichen Mindestlohn?"
Mitbestimmung 57(6), 2011, 9.

Mitbestimmung

"Economics of Happiness - ein neues Paradigma für die Finanzpolitik?"
Monatsbericht des Bundesministeriums für Finanzen April 2010, 38-53.
Jointly with: S. Rätzel, R. Schöb und J. Weimann

 

Monatsbericht BMF April 2010
"Durch höhere Löhne weniger Armut? Zum Zusammenspiel von Grundsicherung und Mindestlöhnen"
Wirtschaftsdienst 88(7), 2008, 433-437
Jointly with: R. Schöb
Wirtschaftspolitik
"Die Reform der Reform: Ist Hartz IV ein Kombilohnmodell?"
Wirtschaftsdienst 86(7), 2006, 438-440.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and J. Weimann
Wirtschaftspolitik

ifo Dresden berichtet 13(2), 2006, 10-15.

 

 

ifoDresdenberichtet

Sozialer Fortschritt 54(9), 2005, 220-226.

Sozialer Fortschritt
"Anrechnung von Erwerbseinkommen beim Arbeitslosengeld II"
Wirtschaftsdienst 85(3), 2005, 166-172.
Wirtschaftspolitik
"Die Hartzschen Mini-Jobs: Eine Chance für Arbeitslose?"
Wirtschaftsdienst 83(4), 2003, 145-150.
Wirtschaftspolitik

Recent discussion papers

 

Women´s Labor Market Responses to their Partners´ Unemployment and Low-Pay Employment
CESifo Working Paper No. 7377, CESifo München, 2018.

Jointly with: C. Keldenich

 

Other publications

 

"Subjektive und objektive Wohlfahrtsmaße auf individueller Ebene"
in: Thüringer Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und digitale Gesellschaft (Hrsg.),
Möglichkeiten einer erweiterten Wohlfahrtsmessung auf regionaler Ebene, Erfurt, Oktober 2019, 5-27.
 
www.oekonomenstimme.org, 1. Juli 2018.
Jointly with: R. Schöb, M. Thum und M. Weber
 
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 26. March 2016, 24.
Jointly with: R. Schöb, M. Thum and M. Weber
 
www.oekonomenstimme.org, 20. January 2016,.
Jointly with: J. Weimann
 
Handelsblatt, 29. December 2015, 13.
Co-author: J. Weimann
 
Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Nr. 40, 18. February 2015, 29.
Jointly with: J. Weimann
 
"Die Vermessung des Glücks"
Spektrum der Wissenschaft, December 2012, 76-80.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and J. Weimann
 
"Geld macht doch glücklich"
www.oekonomenstimme.org, August 15, 2012.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and J. Weimann
 
"Identity and wellbeing: How retiring makes the unemployed happier"
www.VoxEU.org, May 4, 2012.
Jointly with: C. Hetschko and R. Schöb
 
"Ausweg Ruhestand? Wie der Renteneintritt das Unglück der Arbeitslosen behebt"
www.oekonomenstimme.org, November 21, 2011.
Jointly with: C. Hetschko and R. Schöb
 
Book Review: "Dutt, A. K. and B. Radcliff: Happiness, Economics and Politics. Towards a Multi-Disciplinary Approach"
Journal of Economics 102(2), 2011, 189-192.
 
"Neue Erkenntnisse zum (Un-)Glück der Arbeitslosen"
www.oekonomenstimme.org, November 17, 2010.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and J. Weimann
 
"Unemployment and Happiness: A New Take on an Old Problem"
www.VoxEU.org, November 17, 2010.
Jointly with: R. Schöb and J. Weimann
 
"Warum selbst geringe Mindestlöhne schädlich sein können"
www.oekonomenstimme.org, October 29, 2010.
Jointly with: M. Dittrich
 
"Happiness is ... Auf der Suche nach dem Glück"
labor & more 4.10, 2010, 42-43.
 

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