Prof. Backes-Gellner gave Lead Lecture at University of Tübingen

Prof. Backes-Gellner presented a joint project with Christian Eggenberger and Miriam Rinawi on measuring occupational specificity and its labor market outcomes at University of Tübingen on May 18th, 2017. One of the main finding is that specificity increases wages, but it is a double edged sword because it may reduce occupational mobility.

Please find the working paper here.