Maike Rubin

Portrait of Maike Rubin Copyright: © Benedikt Gerst
Chair of HRM and Personnel Economics


Building: 1050

Room: 628

Templergraben 64

52056 Aachen


Office Hours

Currently on parental leave

Short biography

2009 - 2015

Studies of Business Administration focused on International Management at the RWTH Aachen University, Master of Science (M. Sc.)

Topic of master thesis: "Work Motivation in the Public Sector – An Empirical Investigation of the Motivation of the University Employees"

Semester abroad at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim

Since 2015

Research affiliate at the Chair of HRM and Personnel Economics, RWTH Aachen University

Research interests

  • Monetary reference points
  • Social comparisons
  • Job satisfaction
  • Unhealthy lifestyles
  • Sickness absence

Presentations/ Summer Schools

Aug. 2015 Aachen International Summer School, Aachen
Mar. 2016 19th Colloquium on Personnel Economics, Aachen
Sep. 2016 Aachen International Summer School, Aachen
Oct. 2016 Workshop on Subjective Data in Labour Market Research, IAAEU Trier
Mar. 2018 21st Colloquium on Personnel Economics, LMU München


  • Monetary reference points of managers, DFG project in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Christian Grund

Work in progress

  • Influence at Work and Sickness Absence
Journal Articles
Quelle Autor(en)
[Journal Article]
Job-Related Determinants of Unhealthy Lifestyles
In: Journal of occupational and environmental medicine : JOEM, 60 (12), e647-e655, 2018
[DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001456]
Rubin, Maike (Corresponding author)
[Journal Article]
Social comparisons of wage increases and job satisfactio
In: Applied economics, 49 (14), 1345-1350, 2017
[DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2016.1217311]
Grund, Christian (Corresponding author)
Rubin, Maike