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Tim Obermeier.

Tim Obermeier


Expertise: labour economics, family economics


Dr Tim Obermeier is a lecturer in Economics at the University of Leicester and Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance. Before joining Leicester, Tim was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and completed his PhD at the University of Mannheim in 2019.

Current areas of research include:

  • Inequality in income, consumption and well-being: The role of the within family-distribution and marital behaviour
  • Women's occupational choice after childbirth and implications for gender inequality
  • Firms and inequality: Trends in markup and productivity dispersion in the UK