Office: Carl-Zeiss-Str. 3, Room 5.11, 5th floor
Phone: +49 (0) 3641 / 9-43230
Fax: +49 (0) 3641 / 9-43232
Silke Übelmesser is Professor of Economics at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, holding the Chair of Economics / Public Finance since 2012. She graduated in Economics from the University of Munich and received her PhD in Economics there. Her primary research interests include topics in the area of public finance, social policy, education economics and migration with an empirical focus.
Main projects / activities and research areas:
- Project "Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviour: Olg-age Security in Germany" (Social Policy, Old-Age Security, Demographic Change, Political Economy)
- Project "Language Learning and Migration" and Project "Language-Skill Investments and Migration Decisions" (Education Economics, Human Capital, Migration)
- Indepentend Advisory Board of the Stability Council (Public Finance, Public Debt)
At the Friedrich-Schiller University:
For the statements of the Independent Advisory Board of the Stability Council regarding compliance with the upper limit for the structural general government budget deficit, please see here (German) and here (English).
For more information, please see here.
ESF (European Social Fonds) Project "WOM Weltoffen miteinander arbeiten. Maßnahmen zur Steigerung der personalpolitischen Zukunftsfähigkeit Thüringer Unternehmen" (WOM Working together in Thuringia. Policies to improve the outlook of Thuringian companies) (with J. Bolten and S. Henn (36 months)
DFG (German Science Foundation) Project "Investitionen in Sprachkenntnisse und Migrationsentscheidungen" (Language-Skill Investments and Migration Decisions) (with P. Poutvaara, Ifo Institute) (24 months)
ESF (European Social Fonds) Project "Erschließung exogener Potenziale zur Verringerung des drohenden Fachkräftemangels in Thüringen: Zur besonderen Rolle internationaler Studierender und hochqualifizierter Arbeitskräfte" (Activating exogenous potentials to reduce the projected skill shortage in Thuringia: the special role of international students and highly qualified workers) (with S. Henn and C. Hillinger) (36 months)
DFG (German Science Foundation) Project "Spracherwerb und Migration" (Language Learning and Migration) (24 months)
Report for the Thuringia Ministry for Economics, Labor and Technology about "Wanderungsverhalten von Hochschulabsolventen" (Migration Choice of University Graduates) (with T. Haussen and J. Heider)