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Brigitte Hochmuth is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and working as a research associate at the Chair of Economics since April 2015. She studied Economics (B.Sc) at the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna and Applied Economics (M.Sc), specializing in econometrics at the University of Innsbruck. Prior to joining the Chair of Economics, she was a research assistant at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) Vienna.
Brigitte Hochmuth’s research interests cover macroeconomics and labor markets. In her Master thesis, she investigated the impact of the last recession at sectoral and regional level in Austria.
Work in Progress:
- Counteracting Unemployment in Crises: Non-Linear Effects of Short-Time Work Policy (joint with Britta Gehrke) (PDF)
- Hartz IV and the Decline of German Unemployment: A Macroeconomic Evaluation (joint with Britta Kohlbrecher, Christian Merkl and Hermann Gartner)
- Global Imbalances, Precautionary Savings and Labor Market Reforms (joint with Stéphane Moyen and Nikolai Stähler)