Guido Friebel is professor of human resources at Goethe University in Frankfurt. His research is on human resources, organizational and personnel economics. He carries out randomized controlled trials (RCTs) with and within firms and analyze observational career and promotion data. He also does applied theory on careers and talent management. His second main field of interest is how institutions shape the accumulation and allocation of human capital, focusing on problems of families, gender, and migration.
Friebel is a fellow at CEPR, IZA, and President-Elect of SIOE, a founding member of the Organizational Economics Committee of the German Economic Association (VfS), a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Sciences Po, and of ConTrust at Goethe University. He is also Scientific Director of CLBO.
Before joining Goethe, Friebel held positions at the Toulouse School of Economics and EHESS, and at SITE, Stockholm School of Economics.