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Matthias Huber

Contact Information

Matthias Huber 2
 Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3, Room 3.098, 3rd floor

 +49 (0) 3641 /   9-43234

 +49 (0) 3641 / 9-43232


Office hours:
 By appointment

Research Interests


Economics of Education 
Economics of Languages


11/2015 - present  PhD Candidate in Economics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

10/2013 - 02/2016 Master of Science, Economics, Leipzig University

09/2014 - 02/2015 Visiting Student, Faculty of Economics, University of Padova

02/2013 - 07/2013 Visiting Student, Faculty of Economics, University of Bologna

10/2009 - 02/2013 Bachelor of Arts (Econ.), Economics, Karl-Franzens-University Graz


"Language Learning and Migration" funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Work in Progress

Uebelmesser, Silke, Matthias Huber, and Severin Weingarten (2017). "The German Language Worldwide: A New Dataset on Adult-Age Language Learning", University of Jena, mimeo.

Huber, Matthias and Silke Uebelmesser (2017). "Presence of language-learning opportunities abroad and migration to Germany", University of Jena, mimeo.

Conferences and Workshops


Jena Economic Research Workshop (JERW, Jena - January 2017)

Central-German Doctoral Program Economics Workshop (CGDE, Jena - March 2017)

Jena Lecture Series (JLS, Jena - May 2017)

CEMIR Junior Economist Workshop on Migration Research (Munich - June 2017)

Empirical Micro Workshop (Leipzig - July 2017)

European Regional Science Association (ERSA, Groningen - August 2017)

Doctoral Workshop "Demographic Change, Migration and Integration: Interdisciplinary Perspectives" (Jena - September 2017)

European Association of Labor Economics (EALE, St. Gallen - September 2017) (scheduled)

CReAm/RWI Workshop on the Economics of Migration (scheduled)


Volkswirtschaftliches Doktorandenseminar (Leipzig - Juni 2016)

Bamberg-Halle-Leipzig Seminar on Applied Microeconometrics (Bamberg - Mai 2016)


BA Seminar Winter 2017/18

MA Tutorial Advanced Public Economics I: Public Policy in Open Economics