Professor of Economics, University of Zurich
Josef Zweimüller is Professor of Macroeconomics and Labor Markets at the University of Zurich. His research interests are in the area of labor economics, income distribution and economic growth. In particular, he has worked on the impact of welfare state programs (unemployment insurance, family policy, disability insurance, pension reform, …) on labor market outcomes. He has also worked on the effect of income inequality for innovation, growth and patterns of international trade. His work has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Public Economics, the American Economic Journal, the Journal of the European Economic Association, among others. Josef Zweimüller is currently Director of the CEPR Labour Economics.