Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
Welcome to my home page!
My name is Silke Uebelmesser and I am Professor of Public Economics and Public Finance at Friedrich Schiller University Jena and research professor of the Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich.
I am Research Fellow at CESifo Munich and member of the Advisory Board of the Stability Council.
My current research interests are in public finance and public economics, in particular related to pension economics, demographic change as well as gender, language, education and migration.
The paper "Priming Attitudes Towards Immigrants: Implications for Migration Research and Survey Design" has been published as a CESifo Working Paper.
The paper "Pension Reform Preferences in Germany: Does Information Matter? has been published as a CESifo Working Paper.
The short paper "Anreize zum Energiesparen als oberste Priorität" (Incentives to save energy as top priority) has been published in Wirtschaftsdienst.
The article "Language Learning: Human Capital Investment or Consumption" (joint with Matthias Huber and Ann-Marie Sommerfeld) has been online published in Empirica.
New PUBLIC ACTIVITIES
MDR "Dienstags direkt" (Radio Talk Show) about "Hohe Preise & Tarifdruck: Wie weit dreht sich die Inflationsspirale?" (High prices & tariff pressure: How far is the inflation spiral turning?) is now online.
MDR "Fakt Ist" (TV Talk Show) about "Wer macht künftig unsere Arbeit?" (Who will be doing our work in the future?) is now online.
The article "Was die Lohnlücke zwischen Frauen und Männern übersieht" (joint with Alessandra Casarico) is now available on Oekonomenstimme.
The article „Verzerrte Wahrnehmung und notwendige Zuwanderung“ (Biased perceptions and necessary immigration) appeared in the economics blog „Der ökonomische Blick“ and in the print edition of Die Presse, 21 February 2022.