Dr. Daniel Kühnle


Dr. Daniel Kühnle

Room: 4.117

Phone: +49 - (0)911 - 5302 - 260

Fax: +49 - (0)911 - 5302 - 178

Email: Daniel.Kuehnle@wiso.uni-erlangen.de

Office Hours: Thursday 10:30 - 11:30 and by appointment

Webpage: Private webpage.

Daniel is a Research Fellow at the chair of Prof. Regina T. Riphahn. Daniel completed his PhD in November 2014. Before attaining his PhD, he worked as a Research Officer at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research in Australia from February 2009 to August 2011. Daniel received a joint honours degree in Politics and Economics (European) from the University of Leeds in 2007, for which he studied two semesters at the University of Lund (Sweden), and holds a Master's degree in Development Economics and Policy from Manchester University obtained in 2008.

I am a Research Affiliate at IZA and LASER.

Research Interests

Applied microeconometrics in health and labour economics, early child development, family economics, and policy evaluations.


Journal articles:

Cygan-Rehm K., Kuehnle, D., Oberfichtner, M. (201x). Bounding the causal effect of unemployment on mental health – nonparametric evidence from four countries. Health Economics. Forthcoming.

Broadway, B., Kalb, G., Kuehnle, D. Maeder, M. (forthcoming). Paid parental leave and child health in Australia. Economic Record. Online First. [LINK]

Kuehnle, D. and Wunder, C. (2017). The effects of smoking bans on self-assessed health: Evidence from Germany. Health Economics, 26(3): 321-337. [LINK]

Kuehnle, D. and Wunder, C. (2016). Using the life satisfaction approach to value daylight savings time transitions. Evidence from Britain and Germany, Journal of Happiness Studies, 17(6): 2293-2323. [LINK]

Schurer, S., Kuehnle, D., Scott, A., Cheng, T. (2016). A man's blessing or a woman's curse? The Family-earnings gap of doctors. Industrial Relations, 55(3):385-414. [LINK]

Kuehnle, D. (2014). The Causal Effect of Family Income on Child Health in the UK. Journal of Health Economics, 36: 137-150. [LINK]

Current discussion papers:

Kuehnle D., Oberfichtner, M. (2017). Does early child care attendance influence children's cognitive and non-cognitive skill development? IZA Discussion Paper 10661. (under review) [pdf]
Huebener M., Kuehnle D., Spiess K. (2017). Paid Parental Leave and Child Development: Evidence from the 2007 German Parental Benefi t Reform and Administrative Data. DIW Discussion Paper Series, Number 1651.  (under review)  [pdf]
Cygan-Rehm K., Kuehnle, D., Riphahn, R. (2017). Love your leave, don't leave your love! Paid parental leave and children's living arrangements. CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6319. (under review) [pdf]
Kalb, G., Kuehnle, D., Scott, T., Cheng, T., Jeon, S. (2015). What factors affect doctors’ work decisions: Comparing structural discrete choice and reduced-form approaches. IZA Discussion Paper 9054. (revise and resubmit) [pdf]


Work in Progress

Johnson G., Kuehnle D., Tseng Y.P. Evaluating the housing, health, and service outcomes of an intensive support program for the chronically homeless in Australia. Working Paper in Preparation.