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Dr. Thomas Biegert

Portrait Dr. Thomas Biegert (Martina Sander)
Research Fields
  • Labor and Labor Market
  • Social Science Research Methods
  • Welfare State and Social Inequality
mail: t [dot] biegert [at] lse [dot] ac [dot] uk
Research Fellow of the Completed Research Unit

since 09/2017
Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Department of Social Policy

since 07/2017
Research Assistant at the WZB, research unit Institutions and Political Inequality

since 07/2014
Research Assistant at the WZB, research unit Inequality and Social Policy

2008 – 2014
Ph.D., University of Mannheim/Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS), Thesis “Patterns of Non-employment: How Labour Market Institutions Shape Social Inequality in Employment Performance in Europe”

09/2013 – 06/2014
Research Assistant at the Chair for Macrosociology (Prof. Dr. Bernhard Ebbinghaus), University of Mannheim

09/2011 – 08/2013
Research Assistant at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), project “Non-employment in Europe: A Comparative Analysis of Social Risk Groups in Household Contexts”

08/2012 – 10/2012
Visiting Scholar at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

03/2011 – 08/2011
ResearchAssistantattheChairforMacrosociology (Prof.Ebbinghaus),UniversityofMannheim

09/2009 – 02/2011
Research AssistantattheMannheimCentreforEuropean Social Research (MZES), project “Social GovernanceinEurope”

2002 – 2008
Diploma Social Sciences, University of Mannheim

Selected Publications
  • Brady, David/Biegert, Thomas/Vitols, Sigurt (2015): "Continuity and Change in the German Labour Market". In: Tony Dolphin (Ed.): Technology, Globalisation and the Future of Work in Europe. Essays on Employment in a Digitised Economy. London: Institute for Public Policy Research, S. 69-73.

Biegert, Thomas (2014): On the Outside Looking in? Transitions Out of Non-employment in the United Kingdom and Germany. Journal of European Social Policy 24(1): 3-18 (JESP/ESPAnet Doctoral Researcher Prize Paper).

Biegert, Thomas (2011): Patterns of Non-employment: Labor Market Institutions and the Employment Performance of Social Groups. MZES Working Paper 145.