Martin Schneider
G: Labor Markets, Education, and Human Resources

Martin Schneider is Professor for Personnel Economics at Paderborn University, Germany, where he acted as Dean as well as Dean for Study Affairs of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. He is an Editor of the journal Industrielle Beziehungen and an Editor-in-Chief of the German Journal of Human Resource Management. His socio-economic approach to personnel is chrystallized in Personalökonomie und Personalpolitik, a textbook published in 2020 of which Martin Schneider is the first author. His current research interests include the digitalization of work, the configurational analysis of (leadership) competencies, cross-country comparisons from a configurational perspective, gender pay gaps on executive boards, and the depiction of aspects of work in fictional films.

Martin Schneider is an economist who studied in Trier and Birmingham (Aston University). He finished his PhD (1998) and his habilitation (2003) at the University of Trier, Germany, was a visisting scholar at the Boalt School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley in 2001, where he conducted a project which was funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and compared the US and the German jurisdictions of employment and labor law. His published research covers a range of topics and approaches such as the economic analysis of labor law, the varieties-of-capitalism approach, qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) and competency-based approaches. He published, for example, in Socio-Economic Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Studies, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, German Journal of Human Resource Management, and Industrielle Beziehungen.

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