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Prof. Regina T. Riphahn, PhD

Prof. Regina T. Riphahn, PhD

Prof. Regina T. Riphahn, PhD

Chair of Empirical Economics

Curriculum vitae

Regina T. Riphahn (born in 1965) studied in Cologne, Bonn, and at the universities of Sussex (UK), Tennessee (USA), and North Carolina (USA). She earned an MBA (Master of Business Administration) in 1990, a PhD in economics (University of North Carolina) in 1995 and a habilitation (LMU Munich) in 1999. She was professor of economic policy at the University of Mainz from 2000 to 2001 a professor of statistics and econometrics at the University of Basel (Switzerland) in 2001. Professor Riphahn holds the Chair of Empirical Economics at the FAU since 2005.

She is vice president of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and of Academia Europaea. She is vice chair of the scientific advisory council of the German Federal Ministry of Economics. She is the co-ordinator of the Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics (BGPE) and chair of the German Data Forum (RatSWD). She was member of the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) and chaired its scientific commission. She is member of scientific advisory councils and fellow of IZA Bonn and CESifo Munich.

Professor Riphahn’s research focuses on social policy, labor market research and population economics.