Assistant Professor of Economics and Data Analytics at the Utrecht University
Ulrich Zierahn is Assistant Professor of Economics and Data Analytics at the Utrecht University, Utrecht School of Economics. He is also a Senior Researcher at the ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim, Germany. His research focuses on the consequences of digitalization and globalization for the dynamics of individual labor market careers and for the economic performance of regional labor markets. Moreover, he investigates the effects of agglomeration of economic activities on the disparities between regional labor markets.
Ulrich Zierahn studied economics at the University of Kassel. After his graduation in 2010, he worked as a research assistant in a co-operation between the University of Kassel and the Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI). In November 2012, he completed his doctorate with his thesis on “Regional Labor Market Disparities – A New Economic Geography Perspective” at the University of Kassel . He joined ZEW in October 2012 and Utrecht University in November 2019.