Dr. Thomas Biegert

Portrait Foto Dr. Thomas Biegert (Martina Sander)
Martina Sander


Former Visiting Researcher of the Completed Research Group
Research Fellow of the Completed Research Unit

Research fields

Labor and Labor Market | Social Science Research Methods | Welfare State and Social Inequality


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.