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[Photo: Stephan MAURER] Dr Stephan MAURER
Associate - Growth, Labour Markets
University of Konstanz
Email: Stephan.maurer@uni-konstanz.de
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Stephan is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Konstanz. He joined the CEP in 2013 and is member of the Growth and Labour Markets programmes. His research interests include labour economics, economic history, political economy and economic geography.


  • PhD in Economics, LSE (2017)
  • 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
Economic Geography Aspects of the Panama Canal Stephan E. Maurer and Ferdinand Rauch
July 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1633:
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JEL Classification: F1; R1; O1; N72

Tags: market access; panama canal; trade shock; gravity

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

Journal article
Voting behavior and public employment in Nazi Germany Stephan E. Maurer
March 2018
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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