Professor Dr Simon Wiederhold
Senior Research Advisor in the Department of Structural Change and Productivity
Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association
Professor of Labour Economics
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
- labour economics
- education economics
- behavioural and experimental economics
Simon Wiederhold is Professor of Labour Economics at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and Senior Research Advisor at the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) since 2023. In his research, he investigates causes and consequences of inequality in the education system. He is also interested in the future of the labour market.
Simon Wiederhold received his master's degree and his PhD from Friedrich Schiller University Jena. Between 2011 and 2017, he was a post-doc at the ifo Institute Munich. Prior to joining IWH, he was a Professor of Macroeconomics at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. Simon Wiederhold stayed at Duke University during his PhD studies and visited Harvard University as a post-doc.