Matthias Collischon



Matthias Collischon

Room: 4.113

Phone: +49 - (0)911 - 5302 - 230

Fax: +49 - (0)911 - 5302 - 178


Office Hours: by appointment

Matthias Collischon completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Socioeconomics with the focus area „Behavioral Studies“ in Nuremberg in 2014 and continued with the master degree program in Socioeconomics. He began working at Prof. Riphahn’s chair in Juli 2016.



Collischon, M. (2019). The Returns to Personality Traits Across the Wage Distribution. LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations. doi: 10.1111/labr.12165  [Open Access] [Extended working paper] 

Reichelt, M.; Collischon, M.; Eberl, A. (2019). School tracking and its role in social reproduction: Reinforcing educational inheritance and the direct effects of social origin. British Journal of Sociology. doi: 10.1111/1468-4446.12655 [Open Access].

Collischon, M. (2018). Is there a Glass Ceiling over Germany?. German Economic Review. doi: 10.1111/geer.12168 [Replication Files] [Earlier Working Paper]

Collischon, M. (2017). Relative Pay, Rank and Happiness: A Comparison Between Genders and Part- and Full-Time Employees. Journal of Happiness Studies. doi:10.1007/s10902-017-9937-z  

Working Papers

Collischon, M.; Eberl, A; Jahn; K. (2018). The effect of compulsory service on life satisfaction and its channels. IAB-Discussion Paper 24/2018 [link] (Under review)

Collischon, M.; Cygan-Rehm, K.; Riphahn, R. (2018). Employment Effects of Payroll Tax Subsidies. CESifo Working Paper No. 7111 [link] (Under review)

Collischon, M. (2018). Can Personality Traits Explain Glass Ceilings?. SOEP Paper No. 965. [link] (Under review)