Martin Biewen
Research Fellow

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Biewen Martin Biewen studied economics at the Ruhr University Bochum and the University of Bonn, where he graduated as Diplom-Volkswirt in 1996. In 2000, he received a PhD in economics at the University of Heidelberg. From 2000 until 2001, he worked as a senior research officer at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex. In 2005, he received a Habilitation in economics and econometrics at the University of Mannheim in 2005. From 2006 to 2009, Martin Biewen was a professor of statistics at the University of Mainz, and since 2009 he has been a professor of statistics, econometrics and quantitative methods at the University of Tübingen. His research interests include applied microeconometics, income distribution, labor economics, the evaluation of active labour market policies, and education economics. He has published articles in journals such as the Journal of Econometrics, the Journal of Applied Econometrics, The Review of Economics and Statistics, the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of Labor Economics.

Martin Biewen joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2001.
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IZA World of Labor article: Poverty persistence and poverty dynamics
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
11080  Martin Biewen
Madalina Tapalaga
Early Tracking, Academic vs. Vocational Training and the Value of 'Second Chance' Options
11072  Martin Biewen
Bernd Fitzenberger
Jakob de Lazzer
Rising Wage Inequality in Germany: Increasing Heterogeneity and Changing Selection into Full-Time Work
10763  Martin Biewen
Matthias Seckler
Changes in the German Wage Structure: Unions, Internationalization, Tasks, Firms, and Worker Characteristics
10450  Martin Biewen
Martin Ungerer
Max Loeffler
Trends in the German Income Distribution: 2005/06 to 2010/11
10050  Martin Biewen
Stefanie Seifert
Potential Parenthood and Career Progression of Men and Women: A Simultaneous Hazards Approach
9699  Martin Biewen
Madalina Tapalaga
Life-Cycle Educational Choices: Evidence for Two German Cohorts
(substantially revised version published in: Economics of Education Review, 56, 80-94)
7209  Martin Biewen
Andos Juhasz
A Goodness-of-Fit Approach to Estimating Equivalence Scales
6730  Martin Biewen
Additive Decompositions with Interaction Effects
(revised version published in: Applied Economics Letters, 2014, 21 (9), 636-642)
6113  Martin Biewen
Constantin Weiser
A New Approach to Testing Marginal Productivity Theory
(revised version published in: Applied Economics, 2014, 46 (9), 996-1020)
5062  Martin Biewen
Andos Juhasz
Understanding Rising Income Inequality in Germany
(revised version published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2012, 58 (4), 622-647)
2885  Martin Biewen
Bernd Fitzenberger
Aderonke Osikominu
Marie Waller
Which Program for Whom? Evidence on the Comparative Effectiveness of Public Sponsored Training Programs in Germany
(substantially revised version published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2014, 32 (4), 837-897)
1138  Martin Biewen
Measuring State Dependence in Individual Poverty Status: Are There Feedback Effects to Employment Decisions and Household Composition?
(revised version published in: Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2009, 24 (7) 1095-1116 )
779  Martin Biewen
Who Are the Chronic Poor? Evidence on the Extent and the Composition of Chronic Poverty in Germany
(published in: Research on Economic Inequality, 2006, 13 (1), 31-62)
763  Martin Biewen
Stephen P. Jenkins
Estimation of Generalized Entropy and Atkinson Inequality Indices from Complex Survey Data
(revised version published in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2006, 68 (3), 371-383 )
459  Martin Biewen
The Covariance Structure of East and West German Incomes and its Implications for the Persistence of Poverty and Inequality
(revised version published in: German Economic Review, 2005, 6 (4), 445-469)