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Jutta Allmendinger

Senior Fellow


Jutta Allmendinger

Jutta Allmendinger is president of the WZB Berlin Social Science Center and professor of educational sociology and labor market research at Humboldt University. She is also a senior fellow at CES. Her research interests focus on gender inequality in the workplace, sociology of the labor market, rising inequality in Europe, and educational reform in Germany.

Allmendinger earned her Ph.D. degree in social studies from Harvard. Prior to joining the WZB in 2007, she was professor of sociology at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (1992-2007) and director of the Institute of Employment Research, Nuremberg (2003-2007). She was a fellow at Harvard Business School from 1991-1992.


  • President, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
  • Professor of Educational Sociology and Labor Market Research, Humboldt University
  • Senior Fellow, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University