Jan Nimczik
Project leader

Jan Nimczik

Project Leader


Jan Nimczik works as an assistant professor of economics at ESMT Berlin. Previously he was PostDoc at the Humboldt University Berlin after he obtained his PhD in Economics at the University of Mannheim. During his studies, he visited the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Wisconsin Madison. 

In his research, Jan investigates the structure and functioning of labor markets. He examines how the mobility of jobs and workers affect the scope of internal and external labor markets; the role of worker mobility in knowledge diffusion; and the effects of network structures on labor markets. Recently, his research also focusses on the economic effects of migration.

Featured publications

The Economic Journal, August 2022

Personality Traits Across the Life Cycle: Disentangling Age, Period, and Cohort Effects

Bernd Fitzenberger, Gary Mena, Jan Nimczik, Uwe Sunde

Journal of Econometrics, forthcoming

Internal labor markets: A worker flow approach

Ingrid Huitfeldt, Andreas Kostol, Jan Nimczik, Andrea Weber