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Dipl.-Soz. Thomas Biegert
Research associate
A5, Rm. A519
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Consultation hours:
Tuesdays 11:00-12:00

Curriculum vitae

Since September 2013 Thomas Biegert is a lecturer at the Chair of Macrosociology.

From 2002 to 2008 studies in Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim. Main interests Micro- and Macrosociology, Contemporary History, International Relations, Methods of the Social Sciences, and Economics. Diploma thesis titled “ The European Employment Strategy versus National Varieties of Capitalism”. Student assistant at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), department Eurodata, and internship at the Max Planck Institute for Social Research in Cologne. Since 2008 doctoral student at the Graduate School of Economic and Social Research (GESS) in Mannheim. From 2011 to 2013 researcher at the MZES project “Non-employment in Europe: A Comparative Analysis of Social Risk Groups in Household Contexts”. Vising scholar at the University of Edinburgh, School of Social and Political Science in autumn 2012.


Biegert, Thomas (2014): On the Outside Looking in? Transitions out of non-employment in the United Kingdom and Germany. Journal of European Social Policy, 24(1), pp. 3-18.

Biegert, Thomas (2011): Patterns of Non-employment: Labor Market Institutions and Employment Performance of Social Groups. Mannheim [Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung: Arbeitspapiere; 145]

Research interests

   - Comparative economies and welfare state research
   - Labor market sociology
   - Quantitative Methods


   - Former Teaching