Postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Human Resource Management and Personnel Economics at RWTH Aachen University;
|2015 - 2018||
Doctoral studies in management and economics at the LEAD Graduate School & Research Network, University of Tübingen
|2013 - 2015||Studies of managerial economics at the University of Tübingen
Master of Science
|2010 - 2013||Dual studies of business informatics at the School of Economics and Law Berlin
Bachelor of Science
|2009 - 2010||Studies of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (USA)|
|2007 - 2009||Studies of philosophy at the University of Tübingen and the University of Konstanz|
|2006 - 2007||Studium generale at the Leibniz Kolleg Tübingen|
Human resource management, labor and behavioral economics
|Primary||Labor market discrimination, stereotypes, and biased beliefs|
Public sector employment
|2021||Colloquium on Economics of the Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union (IAAEU), Trier (online);
European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference, Montreal (online)
|2020||International NEPS Conference of the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi), Bamberg (online);
23rd Colloquium on Personnel Economics, London (conference cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic)
22nd Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Augsburg;
Workshop on educational inequalities: psychological and sociological processes, Tübingen;
Research Seminar in Economics and Management (SEAM), Paderborn;
|2016||Annual Meeting of the Committee on Education Economics (Bildungsökonomischer Ausschuss) in the German Economic Association (VfS), Bamberg|
18th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Vienna;
- Savage, Corey; Ayaita, Adam; Hübner, Nicolas; Biewen, Martin (2021): Who Chooses Teacher Education and Why? Evidence From Germany. Educational Researcher.
- Ayaita, Adam; Pull, Kerstin (2020): Positional Preferences and Narcissism: Evidence from "Money Burning" Dictator Games. Applied Economics Letters.
- Gülal, Filiz; Ayaita, Adam (2020): The Impact of Minimum Wages on Well-Being: Evidence from a Quasi-Experiment in Germany. Journal of Happiness Studies 21:2669-2692.
- Ayaita, Adam; Stürmer, Kathleen (2020): Risk Aversion and the Teaching Profession: An Analysis Including Different Forms of Risk Aversion, Different Control Groups, Selection and Socialization Effects. Education Economics 28(1): 4-25.
- Ayaita, Adam; Gülal, Filiz; Yang, Philip (2019): Where Does the Good Shepherd Go? Civic Virtue and Sorting into Public Sector Employment. German Economic Review 20(4): e571–e599.
- Ayaita, Adam; Pull, Kerstin; Backes-Gellner, Uschi (2019): You Get What You 'Pay' for: Academic Attention, Career Incentives and Changes in Publication Portfolios of Business and Economics Researchers. Journal of Business Economics 89(3): 273–290.
- Job placement via private vs. public employment agencies: Investigating selection effects and job match quality in Germany (with Lisa Pütz and Christian Grund)
- Market wages below productivity and the employment effects of minimum wages (with Diethelm Klesczewski)
- Field of study and earnings: The role of abilities, personality, and family background (with Marion Spengler, Benjamin Nagengast, and Ulrich Trautwein)
Work in progress
- Ethnic disparities in labor market outcomes: Evidence from Germany
- Stereotypes, stereotype (in-)accuracy, and hiring discrimination: Evidence from a survey experiment
- The role of personality for gender gaps in political interest and activities
- Labor market discrimination and statistical differences in unobserved characteristics of applicants
Who Chooses Teacher Education and Why? Evidence From Germany
In: Educational researcher : ER, 2021
|Savage, Corey (Corresponding author)|
Positional preferences and narcissism : evidence from 'money burning' dictator games
In: Applied economics letters, 1-5, 2020
|Ayaita, Adam (Corresponding author)|
The Impact of Minimum Wages on Well-Being : Evidence from a Quasi-experiment in Germany
In: Journal of happiness studies, 21 (7), 2669-2692, 2019
|Gülal, Filiz (Corresponding author)|
Risk aversion and the teaching profession : an analysis including different forms of risk aversion, different control groups, selection and socialization effects
In: Education economics, 28 (1), 4-25, 2019
|Ayaita, Adam (Corresponding author)|