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Research Prof. Dr. Silke Übelmesser

Monographs
Editorship
Articles in refereed journals
Chapters in books
Press articles
Other publications
Working papers
Presentations

Monographs


Uebelmesser, S. (2004): Unfunded Pension Systems: Ageing and Migration, Contributions to Economic Analysis 264, North-Holland: Amsterdam (Dissertation).

Uebelmesser, S. (2010): Migration and Education: Fiscal and Non-Fiscal Implications (Habilitation).


Editorship


Gérard, M. and S. Uebelmesser (2014): From Mobility of Students to Mobility of the Highly Skilled: Implications for Fiscal and Economic Policy, CESifo Seminar Se­ries, MIT Press, Cambr., MA. Brief review in June 2016 edition of Choices


Articles in refereed journals


Haussen, T. and S. Uebelmesser (2017): Job Changes and Interregional Migration of Graduates, Regional Studies (forthcoming).

Stark, O., L. Byra, A. Casarico and S. Uebelmesser (2017): A Critical Comparison of Migration Policies: Entry Fee versus Quota, Regional Science and Urban Economics 66, 91-107.

Haussen, T. and S. Uebelmesser (2016): Student and Graduate Migration and its Effect on the Financing of Higher Education, Education Economics 24(6), 573-591.

Hessami, Z. and S. Uebelmesser (2016): A Political-Economy Perspective on Social Expenditures: Corruption and In-Kind versus Cash Transfers, Economics of Governance 17(1), 71-100.

Demange, G., R. Renge and S. Uebelmesser (2015): Quality of Education and the Number of Students: A General-Equilibrium Analysis, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE) 171(3), 456-477.

Borck, R., S. Uebelmesser and M. Wimbersky (2015): Political Economics of Higher Education Finance with Mobile Individuals, FinanzArchiv / Public Finance Analysis 71, 82-105.

Fuchs, K. and S. Uebelmesser (2014): Can There Be Too Much Privatization? The Role of Political Incentives, CESifo Economic Studies 60(4), 722-746.

Demange, G., R. Fenge and S. Uebelmesser (2014): Financing Higher Education in a Mobile World, Journal of Public Economic Theory 16, 343-371.

Geis, W., S. Uebelmesser and M. Werding (2013): How Do Migrants Choose Their Destination Country? An Analysis of Institutional Determinants, Review of International Economics 21, 825-840.

Hessami, Z. and S. Uebelmesser (2013): Empirical Determinants of In-Kind Redistribution: Partisan Biases and the Role of Inflation, Economics Letters 118, 318-320.

Casarico, A., C. Devillanova, O. Stark and S. Uebelmesser (2012): On the Formation of International Migration Policies when no Country Has an Exclusive Policy-Setting Say, Regional Science and Urban Economics 42, 420-429.

Geis, W., S. Uebelmesser and M. Werding (2011): Why Go to France or Germany, if You Could as Well Go to the UK or the US? Selective Features of Immigration to Four Major OECD Countries, Journal of Common Market Studies 49, 767-796.

Becker, B. and S. Uebelmesser (2010): Health Insurance Competition in Germany - the Role of Advertising, Schmollers Jahrbuch 130, 169-194.

Haupt, A. and S. Uebelmesser (2009): Voting on Labour-Market Integration and Education Policy when Citizens Differ in Mobility and Ability, Public Finance and Management 9 (Special Issue: Heterogeneity, Spatial Voting and Public Policy), 360-392.

Demange, G., R. Fenge and S. Uebelmesser (2008): The Provision of Higher Education in a Global World - Analysis and Policy Implications, CESifo Economic Studies, 248-276.

Boerner, K. and S. Uebelmesser (2007): Migration and the Welfare State: The Economic Power of the Non-Voter?, International Tax and Public Finance 14, 93-111.

Mikosch, H. and S. Uebelmesser (2007): Staatsverschuldungsunterschiede im internationalen Vergleich und Schlussfolgerungen für Deutschland, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 4, 309-334.

Fenge, R., S. Uebelmesser and M. Werding (2006): On the Optimal Timing of Implicit Social Security Taxes over the Life Cycle, FinanzArchiv 62, 68-107.

Uebelmesser, S. (2006): To Go or Not to Go: Emigration from Germany, German Economic Review 7, 211-231.

Uebelmesser, S. (2004): Harmonisation of Old-Age Security within the European Union, CESifo Economic Studies 50, 717-743.

Uebelmesser, S. (2004): Political Feasibility of Pension Reforms, Topics in Economic Analysis & Policy 4, Article 20.

Thum, C. and S. Uebelmesser (2003): Mobility and the Role of Education as a Commitment Device, International Tax and Public Finance 10, 549-564.

Sinn, H.-W. and S. Uebelmesser (2002): Pensions and the Path to Gerontocracy in Germany, European Journal of Political Economy 19, 153-158.


Chapters in books


Uebelmesser, S. (2016): "The Economics of Free Movement and Market Integration", in: M. Ruffert (ed.): European Economy and People's Mobiliy, Studien zum  europäischen und deutschen Öffentlichen Recht (EuDÖR), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016, 71-81.

Uebelmesser, S. (2016): "Die Richtigen?!", in: G. Felbermayr, M. Knoche and L. Wäßmann (eds.): Hans-Werner Sinn und 25 Jahre Wirtschaftspolitik, Hanser, Munich, 232-233.

Gérard, M. and S. Uebelmesser (2014): "Financing Higher Education when Students and Graduates are Internationally Mobile", in: M. Gérard und S. Uebelmesser (eds.): From Mobility of Students to Mobility if the Highly Skilled: Implications for Fiscal and Economic Policy, CESifo Seminar Series, MIT Press, Cambr., MA, 145-188.

Gérard, M. and S. Uebelmesser (2014): "Introduction", in: M. Gérard und S. Uebelmesser (eds.): From Mobility of Students to Mobility if the Highly Skilled: Implications for Fiscal and Economic Policy, CESifo Seminar Series, MIT Press, Cambr., MA, 1-12.

Gérard, M. and S. Uebelmesser (2013): "Universités et Hautes Ecoles belges dans le nouveau paysage de l'enseignement supérieur Européen : performance et défis", in: Ph. Maystadt et al. (eds.): Le modéle social belge: quel avenir? 20ème Congrès des économistes belges de langue française, Presses Interuniversitaires de Charleroi, Charleroi 889-923.

Uebelmesser, S. (2013): Wider den Fachkräftemangel: Bildung und Migration, in: K. Konrad u. a. (eds.): Die Zukunft der Wohlfahrtsgesellschaft, Campus Verlag, Frankfurt, 169-192.

Casarico, A., C. Devillanova, O. Stark and S. Uebelmesser (2009): International Migration, Human Capital Formation and the Setting of Migration Control Policies: Mapping the Gains, in: J. Kornai, L. Mátyás and G. Roland (eds.): Corruption, Development and Institutional Design, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 169-186.

Casarico, A., O. Stark and S. Uebelmesser (2009): An Optimal Selective Migration Policy in the Absence of Symmetric Information and in the Presence of Skill Formation Incentives, in: J. Kornai, L. Mátyás and G. Roland (eds.): Corruption, Development and Institutional Design, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 152-168.

Uebelmesser, S. (2007): Modernisierung der Sozialsysteme und Europäisierung der Sozialpolitik in Zeiten der Globalisierung, in: C. Linzback, U. Lübking, S. Scholz and B. Schulte (eds.): Globalisierung und Eurpäisches Sozialmodell, Nomos, Baden-Baden, 192-195.


Press articles 


Uebelmesser, S. (2017): Statement about "DGB weist auf Schieflage im Rentensystem hin", TV report, MDR Thüringen (Thüringen Journal), 31 May 2017.

Uebelmesser, S. (2016): "Verborgener Schatz: Ausländische Studenten sollen häufiger bleiben", Ostthüringer Zeitung, 15 November 2016

Uebelmesser, S. (2016): TV report about ESF project "Erschließung exogener Potenziale zur Verringerung des drohenden Fachkräftemangels in Thüringen: Zur besonderen Rolle internationaler Studierender und hochqualifizierter Arbeitskräfte", MDR Thüringen (Thüringen Journal), 14 November 2016.

Uebelmesser, S. (2016): "Was könnte Ausländer an Thüringen reizen?", Ostthüringer Zeitung, 4 June 2016.

Uebelmesser, S. (2015): "Sind ökonomische Vorteile von Migration messbar?", Ostthüringer Zeitung, 7 November 2015.

Uebelmesser, S. (2015): "Ein- und Auswanderung aus ökonomischer Sicht", MDR Info, 6 November 2015.

Uebelmesser, S. (2015): "Deutsch lernen auf gepackten Koffern: FSU Jena erforscht Spracherwerb von Migranten", Ostthüringer Zeitung (online), 14 July 2015.

Uebelmesser, S. (2015): "Spracherwerb und Migration", Thüringer Landeszeitung, 18 July 2015.

Uebelmesser, S. (2014): "Millionenschwerer Bildungsexport ohne Ausgleich", Ostthüringer Zeitung, 31 December 2014.

Uebelmesser, S. (2014): "Funding Higher Education in a Mobile World", University World News, No. 326, 27 June 2014.

Uebelmesser, S. (2013): "Land kann Berufseinstieg für Akademiker attraktiver machen", Thüringische Landeszeitung, 19 July 2013. (also published in Ostthüringer Zeitung - online edition).

Uebelmesser, S. (2013): "Wer profitiert vom Wegfall der Studiengebühren?",  Ostthüringer Zeitung, 18 May 2013.

Uebelmesser, S. (2013): "Das Ende der Studiengebühren", Süddeutsche Zeitung, 13 May 2013.


Other publications


Uebelmesser, S. (2017): Erst Deutsch lernen? Und dann?, forschung 3/2017 (Magazin if the German Science Foundation, DFG), 8-11.

Haußen, T. and S. Uebelmesser (2016): Mobile Studenten, Forschung & Lehre 6/16, 492-493.

Haußen, T. and S. Uebelmesser (2015): Mobilität von Hochschulabsolventen in Deutschland, ifo Dresden berichtet 2/2015, Dresden, 42-50.

Haußen, T., J. Heider and S. Uebelmesser (2014): Wanderungsverhalten von Hochschulabsolventen, Thüringer Memo, Thüringer Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Technologie.

Gérard, M. and S. Uebelmesser (2013): Globalization and access to higher education - policy implications, CESifo DICE Report 2013/2, 3-10.

Uebelmesser, S. (forthcoming): Contributions about: Einwanderungspolitik (Punktesystem), Einwanderungspolitik (Quotensystem), (Arbeitnehmer-)Freizügigkeit in der EU, Green Card, Blue Card, Einbürgerungsprinzipien (ius snguinis; ius soli), MIPEX, Fachkräftemangel (MINT), Wohlfahrtsmagnet ("welfare magnet"), Elemente der Zuwanderungspolitik (Integrationskurs, Vorrangprüfung, Verdienstgrenze), Internet-Lexikon der Volkswirtschaft (ifo Lex), Ifo Institute, Munich.

Uebelmesser, S. (2013): Bildung für die Zukunft, Zukunftsreader 2020, Thüringer Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Technologie, 108-111.

Uebelmesser, S. (2011): Zuwanderungspolitik - Wir müssen Deutschland für qualifizierte Arbeitskräfte attraktiv machen, in: G. Milbradt, G. Nerb, W. Ochel and H.-W. Sinn (eds.): Der ifo Wirtschaftskompass, Carl Hanser Verlag Munich, 94-95.

Ubelmesser, S. (2011): Einwanderung - Keine Lösung des Bevölkerungsproblems, in: G. Milbradt, G. Nerb, W. Ochel and H.-W. Sinn (eds.): Der ifo Wirtschaftskompass, Carl Hanser Verlag Munich, 90-91.

Holzner, C., S. Munz and S. Uebelmesser (2009): Fiskalische Wirkungen der Auswanderung ausgewählter Berufsgruppen, ifo Schnelldienst 17, 28-33.

Sinn, H.-W. and S. Uebelmesser (2000): Rentenreform, strategische Mehrheit und demographische Entwicklung: Wann kipps Deutschland um?, ifo Schnelldienst 28-29, 20-25.


Working papers


Uebelmesser, S. and S. Weingarten (2017): A Macro-level Analysis of Adult-age Language Learning, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6511, Munich.

Haussen, T. and S. Uebelmesser (2015): No Place Like Home? Graduate Migration in Germany, CESifo Working Paper No. 5524, Munich.

Haupt, A. and S. Uebelmesser (2014): Labour Market Integration, Human Capital Formation, and Mobility, Jena Economic Research Papers (JERP) 2014-020, Jena.

Gérard, M. and S. Uebelmesser (2014): Financing Higher Education when Students and Graduates are Internationally Mobile, Jena Economic Research Papers (JERP) 2014-009, Jena.

Becker, B. and S. Uebelmesser (2010): The Impact of Print Media Advertising on Public Health Insurance Switching in Germany, mimeo, University of Munich.

Casarico, A., O. Stark and S. Uebelmesser (2010): Why and How Using a Tax Barrier to Select Migrants is Affected by Skill Formation Procedures in the Sending Country, mimeo, University of Munich.


Presentations (since 2007)


Presentations at conferences

2017

CESifo Employment and Social Protection Conference, Munich
Società Italiana di Economia Pubblica (SIEP), Catania
2016



CESifo Employment and Social Protection Conference, Munich
Workshop "Labor Economics and Social Policy", Dresden
German Economic Association, Augsburg
Società Italiana di Economia Pubblica (SIEP), Lecce 
2015


Session of the Committee on Public Finance, German Economic Association, Zurich
Jean Monnet Conference "European Economy and People´s Monility", Jena
Session of the Committee on Population Economics, German Economic Association, Nuremberg
2014

International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF), Lugano
CESifo Public Sector Economics Conference, Munich
2013
 
German Economic Association, Düsseldorf
CESifo Public Sector Economics Conference, Munich
2012


Workshop "Political Economy", Dresden
International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF), Dresden
CESifo Public Sector Economics Conference, Munich
2011



Norwegian-German Seminar on Public Economics, Munich
Conference "Kapital- und Arbeitsmärkte in alternden Volkswirtschaften", Rostock
German Economic Association, Frankfurt/Main
CESifo Public Sector Economics Conference, Munich
2010

Conference"Globalization, Education and Taxation", Konstanz
Research Committee on Population Economics, Bamberg
2009



 
Norwegian-German Seminar on Public Economics, Munich
German Economic Association, Magdeburg
European Economic Association (EEA), Barcelona
Public Finance Colloquium, Munich
CESifo Public Sector Economics Conference, Munich
2008 German Economic Association, Graz
2007


 
German Economic Association, Munich
International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF), Warwick
International Health Economics Association (iHEA), Copenhagen
CESifo Public Sector Economics Conference, Munich

Seminar presentations

2016

Free University of Berlin
Ifo Institute Munich (CEMIR)
2015
University of Salzburg 
2010
University of Stirling, UK
2008
 
University of Osnabrück, University of the Armed Forces, Munich, WZB, Berlin
University of Linz, Austria
2007
RWTH Aachen, University of Heidelberg, University of Tübingen

Other presentations

2015



"Das Wandern ist des Müllers Lust: Migrationsanreize und Migrationsbarrieren", Lecture Series "Migration - zwischen Hoffnung und Wagnis", Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.
"Demographic Change", Presentation at TEDxFSU Jena
"Intergenerative Gerechtigkeit in der Krise?", Lecture Series "Soziale Gerechtigkeit in der Krise", Friedrich Schiller University Jena
"Freizügigkeit und/oder Reglementierung - die Option der Migrationspolitik", Inaugural Lecture, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
2013

"Herausforderung und Reformansätze für das System der Alterssicherung", Presentation "110 Jahre Augustinus-Gymnasium Weiden", Weiden