Michael C. Burda
Research Fellow and Program Coordinator

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Burda Michael C. Burda has been professor of economics (C4) in the Department of Economics at the Humboldt University Berlin since August 1993. His research centers on macroeconomics and the economics of labor markets. He received his BA, MA and Ph.D. (1987) at Harvard University, Cambridge/Massachusetts, USA. From 1987-1993 he was assistant professor, then associate professor of economics at the Institut Europeen d'Administration des Affaires (INSEAD) at Fontainebleau, France, and spent 1992-3 as a German Marshall Fund Fellow at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin. In fall 1996 he was a visiting Professor at the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley.

Michael C. Burda is Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and a member of the Council of the European Economic Association, the American Economic Association and the "Verein für Socialpolitik". With Charles Wyplosz (Geneva), he is the author of the textbook Macroeconomics: A European Text (Oxford University Press, now in second edition and translated into eight languages) and has published papers on the economic origins and impacts of labor market institutions, economic integration, employment and wages, and globalization, as well as the transformation of Eastern and Central Europe and the former German Democratic Republic. He serves in the scientific councils of the Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW), the German Socioeconomic Panel, and the Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle (IWH). In 1998 he received the Gossen Prize of the Verein für Socialpolitik.

Michael C. Burda joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 1999. Since March 2016 he acts as Program Coordinator of the institute's research area "Labor in the Macroeconomy".
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
10496  Daniel S. Hamermesh
Katie R. Genadek
Michael C. Burda
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Non-Work at Work
9095  Michael C. Burda
Katie R. Genadek
Daniel S. Hamermesh
Not Working at Work: Loafing, Unemployment and Labor Productivity
7070  Michael C. Burda
Daniel S. Hamermesh
Jay Stewart
Cyclical Variation in Labor Hours and Productivity Using the ATUS
(published in: American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, 2013, 103 (3), 99-104)
5800  Michael C. Burda
Jennifer Hunt
What Explains the German Labor Market Miracle in the Great Recession?
(published in: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2011, Spring 2011, 273 - 319)
5150  Michael C. Burda
Mark Weder
Payroll Taxes, Social Insurance and Business Cycles
(forthcoming in Journal of European Economic Association 2015)
3955  Michael C. Burda
Daniel S. Hamermesh
Unemployment, Market Work and Household Production
(published in: Economics Letters, 2010, 107 (2), 131-133)
3365  Tito Boeri
Michael C. Burda
Preferences for Collective versus Individualised Wage Setting
(published in Economic Journal, 2009, 119, 1440-1463.)
3324  Ronald Bachmann
Michael C. Burda
Sectoral Transformation, Turbulence, and Labor Market Dynamics in Germany
(published in: German Economic Review, 2010, 11 (1), 37 - 59)
2705  Michael C. Burda
Daniel S. Hamermesh
Philippe Weil
Total Work, Gender and Social Norms
(published online as 'Total Work and Gender: Facts and Possible Explanations' in: Journal of Population Economics, 2013, 26(1), 239-261)
2270  Michael C. Burda
Daniel S. Hamermesh
Philippe Weil
The Distribution of Total Work in the EU and US
(published in: Tito Boeri, Michael Burda, Francis Kramarz (eds.), Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USA: Are Americans Crazy? Are Europeans Lazy? Oxford Univ. Press, 2008)
1133  Tito Boeri
Michael C. Burda
Preferences for Rigid versus Individualized Wage Setting in Search Economies with Frictions
(revised version published as 'Preferences for Collective Versus Individualised Wage Setting' in: Economic Journal, 2008, 119 (540), 1440-1463)
24  Klaus F. Zimmermann
Michael C. Burda
Jürgen von Hagen
Kai A. Konrad
Friedrich Schneider
Gert G. Wagner
Petersberger Erklaerung: Anstoesse fuer eine zukunftsgerichtete Arbeitsmarktpolitik
(published in: Wirtschaftsdienst, 1998, 78 (11), 652-653)
 
IZA Policy Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
1 Klaus F. Zimmermann
Michael C. Burda
Kai A. Konrad
Friedrich Schneider
Hilmar Schneider
Jürgen von Hagen
Gert G. Wagner
The Petersberg Declaration
 
IZA Standpunkte:
No. Author(s)
Title
89 Michael C. Burda
Stefanie Seele
Das deutsche Arbeitsmarktwunder: Eine Bilanz
(published as: Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 18(3), 179-204 (2017) [Download])
1 Klaus F. Zimmermann
Michael C. Burda
Kai A. Konrad
Friedrich Schneider
Hilmar Schneider
Jürgen von Hagen
Gert G. Wagner
Petersberger Erklärung
(published in: Wirtschaftsdienst, 2008, 12, 814-815)
 

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