Economist in the Department of Macroeconomics
Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association
- analyzing and forecasting of wages, income, private consumption and prices (consumer prices and GDP deflator) in Germany
- German Sector accounts
- export orientation of companies and wage compensation
- methods of micro-econometric evaluation, especially matching approaches
As a member of the Department of Macroeconomics, Birgit Schultz focuses on the research topics of diagnosis and forecast of wages and salaries, income and the private consumption in Germany and East Germany as well as the price forecast since 2007. Before, she was a member of the Department of Labor Market, the Unit of Formal Methods and in the Department of Macroeconomics. She is also involved in the organisation of workshops and conferences of the IWH.