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Dr. Julia Fath is Senior Teaching Fellow in the field of Microeconomics at the University of Cologne. 

Dr. Fath has a doctoral degree in Economics from the University of Cologne and has special interests in the areas of public economics, labour market policy and social policy.


Mikrooeconomics (undergraduate)

Seminar Economics (undergraduate)

Bachelor seminar Mikrooeconomics, institutions and markets (undergraduate)

Tax theory and tax policy

Fiscal policy and labor markets

Fiscal federalism


(2019) E-homework with individual feedback for large lectures. In: Contributions to the 1st International STACK conference 2018, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Nürnberg-Erlangen, Fürth, Germany. Zenodo (mit P. Hansen, C. Scheicher, T. Umbach)

(2009): VWL Grundwissen Trainer, Haufe Verlag (with S. J. Roth)

(2008): Optimale Arbeitslosenversicherung und Experience Rating, Untersuchungen zur Wirtschaftspolitik 133, Cologne

(2005): Experience rating versus employment protection laws in a model where firms monitor workers, Scandinavian Journal of Economics 107(2), pp. 299-313 (with C. Fuest)

(2005): Temporary layoffs and unemployment insurance: Is experience rating desirable?, German Economic Review 6(4), pp. 471-83 (with C. Fuest)

(2005): Experience rating of unemployment insurance in the US: A model for Europe?, CESifo DICE Report 2/2005, pp. 45-50 (with C. Fuest)

(2005): Risk aversion does not justify the introduction of mandatory unemployment insurance in the shirking model, Working Paper Series in Economics No 19, University of Cologne (with C. Fuest)