Dr. Kamila Cygan-Rehm


Dr. Kamila Cygan-Rehm

Room: LG 4.115

Phone: +49 - (0)911 - 5302 - 258

Fax: +49 - (0)911 - 5302 - 178

Email: kamila.cygan-rehm@fau.de

Office Hours: currently on parental leave / zurzeit in Elternzeit

Kamila Cygan-Rehm is postdoctoral researcher (Akad. Rätin a. Z.) in the research team of Regina T. Riphahn. She received her doctoral degree in economics (Dr. rer. pol.) at the University Erlangen-Nürnberg, in 2013. Prior to her doctoral studies, Kamila studied business with focus on statistics and econometrics at the Poznan University of Economics and the Freiberg University of Technology, and worked as an analyst in a consulting company afterwards. She is affiliated with the Labor and Socio-Economic Research Center (LASER). Between 2009 and 2014, she coordinated the Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics (BGPE). She is currently a holder of an "Add-on Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Economics" granted by the Joachim Herz Stiftung.


Research Areas:

Applied Microeconometrics, Labour Economics, Population and Family Economics, Public Health, Migration, and Policy Evaluations


Refereed publications:

"Paid Parental Leave and Families' Living Arrangements" (2018), Labour Economics (online first, with D. Kuehnle and R. T. Riphahn). [external link] [earlier version]

"Do working hours affect health? Evidence from statutory workweek regulations in Germany" (2018), Labour Economics (online first, with Christoph Wunder). [external link] [earlier version]

"Estimating the effect of early-childhood citizenship on education using policy changes as instruments" (2018), Applied Economics Letters (online first). [external link] [earlier version]

"Bounding the causal effect of unemployment on mental health – nonparametric evidence from four countries" (2017), Health Economics 26(12), 1844–1861 (with D. Kuehnle and M. Ober fichtner). [external link] [earlier version]

"Parental leave benefit and differential fertility responses: Evidence from a German reform" (2016), Journal of Population Economics 29(1), 73-103 (DOI: 10.1007/s00148-015-0562-z). [external link] [earlier version]

"Immigrant Fertility in Germany: The Role of Culture" (2014), Schmollers Jahrbuch - Journal of Applied Science Studies 134(3), 305–340. [external link] [earlier version]

"Teenage Pregnancies and Births in Germany: Patterns and Developments" (2014), Applied Economics 46 (28), 3503-3522 (with Regina T. Riphahn). [external link] [earlier version]

"Wirkungen des Elterngeldes auf die Fertilität – Zum Stand der Kenntnis" (2014), Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung 83 (1), 145–162 (in German). [external link]

"The Effect of Education on Fertility: Evidence from a Compulsory Schooling Reform" (2013), Labour Economics 25, 35–48 (with Miriam Maeder). [external link] [earlier version]


Other publications:

"Auswirkungen des Elterngeldes auf Folgegeburten in West- und Ostdeutschland" (2013), ifo Dresden berichtet 20 (06) 39-43. [external link]


Work in progress:

"Causal effects of wage subsidies on labor supply and labor demand" (with Matthias Collischon and Regina T. Riphahn)

"Is additional schooling worthless? Revising the zero returns to compulsory schooling in Germany". [current version]

"The effect of early prenatal care on pregnancy outcomes and initial endowments: evidence from a Polish reform" (with Chris Karbownik)