Dr. Paul Schmelzer

Research Associate in the

German Socio-Economic Panel study Infrastruktureinrichtung

Research Topics and Working Areas
  • Labor and employment
  • Labour market research, quantitative methods with focus on counterfactual causality, international comparison and industrial relations

Paul Schmelzer is currently a Senior Researcher at DIW. From 2010 to 2013, he worked at the Federal Employment Agency (IAB). From 2005 to 2009, he participated in the international comparative DFG flexCAREER project (Flexibility Forms at Labour Market Entry and in the Late Career), at the University of Bamberg and University of Leipzig. His main areas of interest are labour market research, quantitative methods with focus on counterfactual causality, international comparison and industrial relations.

Publications

SOEP Survey Papers 877: SOEP Survey Papers : Series D - Variable Description and Coding / 2020

SOEP-Core v35 – Activity Biography in the Files PBIOSPE and ARTKALEN

2020| Paul Schmelzer, Maik Hamjediers, SOEP Group
SOEP Survey Papers 874: SOEP Survey Papers : Series D - Variable Description and Coding / 2020

SOEP-Core v35 – BIOJOB: Detailed Information on First and Last Job

2020| Paul Schmelzer, Tobias Wolfram, SOEP Group
SOEP Survey Papers 873: SOEP Survey Papers : Series D - Variable Description and Coding / 2020

SOEP-Core v35 – BIOEDU: Data on Educational Participation and Transitions

2020| Paul Schmelzer, Antonia Briel, SOEP Group
SOEP Survey Papers 872: SOEP Survey Papers : Series D - Variable Description and Coding / 2020

SOEP-Core v35 – MIGSPELL and REFUGSPELL: The Migration-Biographies

2020| Klaudia Erhardt, Paul Schmelzer, SOEP Group
SOEP Survey Papers 871: SOEP Survey Papers : Series D - Variable Description and Coding / 2020

SOEP-Core v35 – The Couple History Files BIOCOUPLM and BIOCOUPLY, and Marital History Files BIOMARSM and BIOMARSY

2020| Maik Hamjediers, Paul Schmelzer, Sascha-Christopher Geschke, SOEP Group
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Outcomes of Unemployment Episodes during Early Career for Mismatched Workers in the United Kingdom and Germany and the Mediating Effects of Education and Institutions

In: Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 55 (2018), S. 99-108 | Alberto Veira-Ramos, Paul Schmelzer
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Marginal Employment for Welfare Recipients: Stepping Stone or Obstacle?

In: Labour 31 (2017), 4, S. 394-414 | Torsten Lietzmann, Paul Schmelzer, Jürgen Wiemers
Monographien

Flucht, Ankunft in Deutschland und erste Schritte der Integration: IAB-BAMF-SOEP-Befragung von Geflüchteten

Nürnberg: BAMF, 2016, 18 S.
(BAMF-Kurzanalyse)
| Herbert Brücker, Nina Rother, Jürgen Schupp, Christian Babka von Gostomski, Axel Böhm, Tanja Fendel, Martin Friedrich, Marco Giesselmann, Yuliya Kosyakova, Martin Kroh, Elisabeth Liebau, David Richter, Agnese Romiti, Diana Schacht, Jana A. Scheible, Paul Schmelzer, Manuel Siegert, Steffen Sirries, Parvati Trübswetter, Ehsan Vallizadeh
Monographien

IAB-BAMF-SOEP-Befragung von Geflüchteten: Überblick und erste Ergebnisse

Nürnberg: IAB, 2016, 103 S.
(IAB-Forschungsbericht ; 2016,14)
| Christian Babka von Gostomski, Axel Böhm, Herbert Brücker, Tanja Fendel, Martin Friedrich, Marco Giesselmann, Elke Holst, Yuliya Kosyakova, Martin Kroh, Elisabeth Liebau, David Richter, Agnese Romiti, Nina Rother, Diana Schacht, Jana A. Scheible, Paul Schmelzer, Jürgen Schupp, Manuel Siegert, Steffen Sirries, Parvati Trübswetter, Ehsan Vallizadeh
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Einkommensnachteile von Müttern im Vergleich zu kinderlosen Frauen in Deutschland

In: Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 67 (2015), 4. S. 737-762 | Paul Schmelzer, Karin Kurz, Kerstin Schulze

Lectures

Vortrag

Biographical Data on Educational Participation and Transitions in the German Socio- Economic Panel Study (SOEP)

Maria Metzing, Paul Schmelzer
Berlin, 27.11.2019 - 29.11.2019
| Comparative Analysis of Longitudinal Data on Educational Outcomes: InGRID-2 Expert Workshop
Vortrag

Einführung in die Analyse von Paneldaten

Paul Schmelzer, Knut Wenzig
Bochum, 04.05.2017 - 05.05.2017
| SOEPcampus@RUB 2017
Vortrag

Einführung in das Sozio-oekonmische Panel

Paul Schmelzer
Duisburg, 05.04.2016 - 06.04.2016
| Inhalte, Struktur und Potentiale des Soziökonomischen Panels (SOEP): SOEPcampus@Uni-Duisburg, Workshop zur Nutzung des SOEP
Vortrag

Job Mismatch: A Trap or a Bridge? Labour Market Careers after an Initial Mismatch in Germany

Paul Schmelzer
Tilburg, Niederlande, 28.05.2015 - 30.05.2015
| Social Inequality, Cohesion and Solidarity: Spring Meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) of the International Sociological Association (ISA)
Vortrag

Social Capital, Job Search, and Wages: Applying Ted Mouw's Two-Step Test of Causality to German Data

Mark Trappmann, Gerhard Krug, Paul Schmelzer
Tilburg, Niederlande, 28.05.2015 - 30.05.2015
| Social Inequality, Cohesion and Solidarity: Spring Meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) of the International Sociological Association (ISA)