Stephanie Prümer

Stephanie Prümer

Sprechzeiten: Room 3.117

Office hours
Wed 10.00 - 11.00 hrs

Curriculum Vitae

Stephanie Prümer studied economics at the University of Münster finishing with a Bachelor degree in 2013. Afterwards she graduated with a Master degree in Arbeitsmarkt und Personal from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in 2016. During her studies she did internships at the Centre for Economic Research (ZEW), the ifo Institute of Economic Research and the Institute for Employment Research (IAB). She joined the Chair of Labour and Regional Economics as a researcher in December 2016.


Class Intermediate Macroeconomics (Übung Makroökonomie)
Class Labour Market Policy (Übung Arbeitsmarktpolitik)
Labour Market Seminar (Arbeitsmarkt-Seminar)
Interdisciplinary Seminar (Interdisziplinäres Seminar)
Class Institutions and organisations of the labour market (Übung Institutionen und
Organisationen des Arbeitsmarktes)

Research interests

Empirical labour market research: Employment in the public sector


I. Articles in refereed Journals

„Ist der Staat der bessere Arbeitgeber? Arbeitsqualität im Öffentlichen und Privaten Sektor in Deutschland“, in: Sozialer Fortschritt, 69/2 (2020): 97-128

„Questioning the Stereotype of the “Malingering Bureaucrat”: Absence from Work in the Public and Private Sector in Germany“, in: Kyklos, 72/4 (2019): 570-603 (with C. Schnabel)

II. Recent discussion papers

„Sector switching in Germany“, Discussion Paper No.122, December 2021

„Double qualifications and gender: The case of Germany“, LASER-Discussion Paper No.127, June 2021 (with L. Bellmann)

„Does it Pay to Go Public? Understanding the Public-Private Sector Wage Gap in Germany“, Discussion Paper No.116, March 2021 ( with M. Bonaccolto-Töpfer and C. Castagnetti)