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    Chair for Human Resource Management and Organisation


    Prof. Dr. Thomas Zwick

    Chair for Human Resource Management and Organisation
    Sanderring 2
    D - 97070 Würzburg
    Room: 388

    Consultation hour: only upon appointment by Email

    Research and teaching areas:

    • Economic analysis of the dual apprenticeship system
    • Continuing training
    • Economic consequences of demographic change
    • Employee participation
    • Incentive systems

    Short Curriculum Vitae:

    • Studies in economics at University of Regensburg and Vanderbilt University (Nashville TN, USA) 1998-1993
    • Research assistant at University of Maastricht (The Netherlands) 1994-1998
    • PhD in economics "Human Capital and Unemployment" at University of Maastricht 1998
    • Researcher and later adjunct head of research department at Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim 1998-2008
    • Habilitation in management "Productivity Effects of Human Resource Measures" at University of Zurich, 2006
    • Professorship of Human Resource Management, Munich School of Management, Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU) Munich, 2008-2012
    • Chair of Human Resource Management and Organisation at University of Würzburg, since 2013
    • Teaching assignments at the University of Mannheim, European Business School (ebs) Oestrich-Winkel, University of Zurich, University of St. Gallen, and University of Bergamo
    • Research visits at University of Zurich, Oxford University, HEC Montréal, and Copenhagen Business School

    Member in these scientific associations:

    • Member in the council of education economic of the Verein für Socialpolitik
    • Member of the International Advisory Board of British Journal of Industrial Relations
    • Research Associate at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim
    • Research Fellow at the Research Centre for Education and Labour Market (ROA), University of  Maastricht

    Selected Publications:

    • Jens Mohrenweiser, Thomas Zwick, Uschi Backes-Gellner: Poaching and Firm-Sponsored Training, British Journal of Industrial Relations 57 (1), 143-181, 2019.
    • Jens Mohrenweiser, Gabriele Wydra-Somaggio, Thomas Zwick: Information advantages of training employers despite credible training certificates, Oxford Economic Papers, 72(3), 651-671, 2020.
    • Boris Hirsch, Elke Jahn, Thomas Zwick: Birds, Birds, Birds: Co-worker Similarity, Workplace Diversity, and Job Switches, British Journal of Industrial Relations, 58 (3), 690-718, 2020.
    • Daniel Dietz, Thomas Zwick: Retention effect of training: portability, visibility, and credibility, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2020.
    • Veronika Lukesch, Thomas Zwick: Does tertiary vocational education beat academic education? A matching analysis of young men´s earnings developments, Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 12(16), 2020.
    • Svenja Lorenz, Thomas Zwick: Money also is sunny in a retiree´s world– financial incentives and work after retirement, Journal for Labour Market Research, 55(21), 2021.
    • Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan, Svenja Lorenz, Thomas Zwick, Mona Bruns: Role of Labor Demand in the Labor Market Effects of a Pension Reform, Industrial Relations, online first, 2021.
    • Svenja Lorenz, Thomas Zwick, Mona Bruns: Beware of the employer: Financial incentives for employees may fail to prolong old-age employment, Journal of the Economics of Ageing, early view, 2021.


    Link Repec: http://ideas.repec.org/e/pzw6.html

    Link SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=101422

    Link ResearchGate: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Thomas_Zwick

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