Chief Executive Officer IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor)
IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor)
Hilmar Schneider studied Social Sciences and Economics at the university of Frankfurt/Main. Between 2013 and 2016, he was the Director of the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) after having served 12 years at IZA as Director of Labor Policy. In March 2016 he rejoined IZA as Chief Executive Officer. His successful acting at the interface between economic research and policy advice is well documented by numerous research reports, journal articles and presence in the media. Moreover, he advised the German government, e.g. since 2007 as a member of the German Census Commission. In 2011 and 2012 he operated as a principal expert for the Chancellor's dialogue on the Future of Germany.
Besides labor policy, his main research emphases comprise problems of social protection, wage policy and demography.