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Staff Biography

[Photo: Stephan MAURER] Dr Stephan MAURER
Associate - Growth, Labour Markets
University of Konstanz
Email: Stephan.maurer@uni-konstanz.de
Personal WebSite WWW


Stephan is a PhD student at the LSE and joined the CEP in 2013 as a member of the Productivity and Innovation programme.

Current Areas of Research:

Stephan's research interests include labour economics, urban and regional economics, and economic history.


  • MRes in Economics, LSE (2013)
  • MSc in Economics, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (2011)
  • BA in Economics, University of St. Gallen (2010)

CEP Publications

CEP Discussion Paper
Of Mice and Merchants: Trade and Growth in the Iron Age Jan David Bakker, Stephan Maurer, Jörn-Steffen Pischke and Ferdinand Rauch
July 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1558:
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JEL Classification: F14; N7; O47

Tags: urbanization; locational fundamentals; trade

CEP Discussion Paper
Oil Discoveries and Education Spending in the Postbellum South Stephan E. Maurer
January 2018
Paper No' CEPDP1526:
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JEL Classification: I2; N3; Q3

Tags: oil; education; race; rosenwald; local public finances; resource booms; teachers

CEP Discussion Paper
Voting Behaviour and Public Employment in Nazi Germany Stephan E. Maurer
February 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1326:
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JEL Classification: D72; D73; N44; N94

Tags: political connections; public employment; political economy; nazi regime

CEP Discussion Paper
Fueling the Gender Gap? Oil and Women's Labor and Marriage Market Outcomes Stephan E. Maurer and Andrei V. Potlogea
June 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1280:
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JEL Classification: R1; N5; O1; J1

Tags: oil; structural transformation; female labor force; participation; gender pay gap