Guido Heineck has been Professor of Empirical Microeconomics at the University of Bamberg since 2011. He studied economics in Bamberg (1992-1998) and in Jyv&auml;skyl&auml; (Finland, 1995/96). He earned his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Bamberg in 2004, and his postdoctoral qualification (Habilitation) at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in 2009. He was Research Assistant at the University of Bamberg (1998-2003), the University of Munich (2003-2004), the Austrian Institute for Family Studies, Vienna, (2004-2005) and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (2005-2009). He was Head of the Research Department &ldquo;Education and Employment over the Life Course&rdquo; at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Nuremberg (2009-2011).<br />
Guido Heineck is Research Fellow of the IZA (Institut Zukunft der Arbeit, Bonn), Member of the Research Committees on Economics of Education, and on Population Economics (German Economic Association), and Council Member of the Scottish Economic Society. His research interests include labor economics, population economics and economics of education. His work has been published in journals such as Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Economics Letters, Journal of Population Economics, and Labour Economics.