Dr. Jonas Voßemer

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Dr. Jonas Voßemer
Chair of Sociology, especially Methods of Empirical Social Research
University of Bamberg
Feldkirchenstraße 21
96045 Bamberg

phone: +49-951-863-2774
email: jonas.vossemer(at)uni-bamberg.de

office hours: please make an appointment via email

room: F21/00.20B

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Academic positions

A detailed CV is available here(140.1 KB) 

Jonas Voßemer studied Sociology and Economics at the University of Mannheim (B.A. 2011) and Sociology at the University of Mannheim and Indiana University, IN, USA (M.A. 2014). From March 2014 to September 2014 he worked as a research and teaching associate in the working group Methods of Empirical Social Research at the University of Oldenburg. In October 2014 he began working as a research and teaching associate at the University of Bamberg. From May 2015 to April 2018 he also worked as a research associate in the EU-Horizon-2020 project EXCEPT "Social Exclusion of Youth in Europe: Cumulative Disadvantage, Coping Strategies, Effective Policies and Transfer". In January 2019 he received his doctoral degree in Sociology from the University of Bamberg (first supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Gebel, second supervisor: Prof. Dr. Mattias Strandh) and published his dissertation on "The economic and non-economic consequences of job loss, unemployment, and inadequate re-employment in Germany and Europe". Next to his position at the Chair of Sociology, especially Methods of Empirical Social Research, since April 2019, he also works as a Postdoc in the ERC project HEALFAM "The effects of unemployment on health of family members" at the Department of Sociology of Umeå University in Sweden.

Research interests

  • Job losses, unemployment, and atypical employment
  • Quality of work
  • Families
  • Health and well-being
  • Social stratification and inequality
  • Life course sociology
  • International comparative social research
  • Methods of quantitative empirical social research

Publications

Articles:

Högberg, B., Strandh, M., Voßemer, J., & Gebel, M. (forthcoming). Unemployment, wellbeing and the moderating role of education policies: A multilevel study. International Journal of Comparative Sociology.

Voßemer, J., & Heyne, S. (2019) Unemployment and housework in couples: Task-specific differences and dynamics over time. Journal of Marriage and Family, 81(5), 1074–1090. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12602 

Voßemer, J. (2019). Losing standard employment in Germany: The consequences of displacement and dismissal for workers’ subsequent careers. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. doi: 10.1016/j.rssm.2019.100420 

Voßemer, J. (2019). The effects of unemployment on non-monetary job quality in Europe: The moderating role of economic situation and labor market policies. Social Indicators Research, 144(1), 379-401. doi: 10.1007/s11205-018-2044-7

Voßemer, J., Gebel, M., Nizalova,  O. & O. Nikolaieva (2018). The effect of an early-career involuntary job loss on later life health in Europe. Advances in Life Course Studies, 35, 69-76. doi: 10.1016/j.alcr.2018.01.001 (Open Access)

Voßemer, J., Gebel, M., Täht, K., Unt, M., Högberg, M. &  M. Strandh (2018) The effects of unemployment and insecure jobs on well-being and health: The moderating role of labor market policies. Social Indicators Research, 138(3), 1229–1257. doi: 10.1007/s11205-017-1697-y (Open Access)

Voßemer, J. & B. Schuck (2016). Better overeducated than unemployed? The short- and long-term effects of an overeducated labor market re-entry. European Sociological Review, 32(2), 251-265. doi: 10.1093/esr/jcv093

Gebel, M. & J. Voßemer (2014). The impact of employment transitions on health in Germany. A difference-in-differences propensity score matching approach. Social Science & Medicine, 108, 128-136. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.02.039

Working papers:

Gebel M. & Voßemer, J. (2018). Synthesis of findings of WP4: Consequences of labour market insecurity on youth`s well-being and health. In Unt, M. & Gebel, M. (Eds.) Synthesis of the main empirical findings of EXCEPT project, EXCEPT Working Papers, WP No. 57. Tallin University, Tallin. (Open access)

Baranowska-Rataj, A. et al. (2016). Interdependencies between labour market insecurity and well-being - evidence from panel data. EXCEPT Working Papers, WP No. 8. Tallinn University, Tallinn. (Open access)

Athanasiades, C. et al (2016). Report on the impact of the institutional setting and policies on well-being and health of youth in insecure labour market positions in EU-28 an Ukraine. EXCEPT Working Papers, WP No. 7. Tallinn University, Tallinn. (Open access)

Voßemer, J. & N. Eunicke (2015). The impact of labor market exclusion and job insecurity on health and well-being among youth - a literature review. EXCEPT Working Papers, WP No 2. Tallinn University, Tallinn.  (Open access)

Conferences

Participation at conferences and workshops:

[Nov 14, 2019] Presentation on "What explains the negative effects of unemployment on the well-being of partners?", ECSR network workshop “Labor market insecurity and health of family members”, Bamberg, Germany.

[Nov 12, 2019] Presentation of a poster on "Unemployment and the well-being of families: The mediating role of household income and the quality of relationships", Wittgenstein Centre conference “Demographic Aspects of Human Wellbeing”, Vienna, Austria.

[Oct 23, 2019] Presentation on "The effects of unemployment on health of family members: First results from the HEALFAM project", Higher seminar of the Department of Sociology, Umeå, Sweden.

[Oct 14, 2019] Presentation on "Unemployment and the well-being of couples: The mediating role of relationship quality and financial situation", IAB brown bag seminar, Nuremberg, Germany

[Jul 22-26, 2019] Lecture and exercise course with Prof. Michael Gebel on "Multiple Regression Analysis with Stata" at the  GESIS-Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany.

[May 21, 2019] Presentation on "The effects of unemployment on the health of family members: First results from the HEALFAM project", SECCOPA project exchange, Bamberg, Germany.

[Feb 25-Mar 1, 2019] Teaching Associate for the Advanced Data Analysis Course "Methods of Modern Causal Analysis Based On Observational Data" at the ECPR Winter School in Bamberg, Germany.

[Jul 23-27, 2018] Lecture and exercise course with Prof. Michael Gebel on "Multiple Regression Analysis with Stata" at the  GESIS-Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany.

[Jul 20, 2018] Jonas Voßemer and Stefanie Heyne received the Joachim R. Frick Memorial Price 2018, Second Price for their presentation on "The Effects of Unemployment on Couples' Division of Labor" at the 2018 13th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy for Sciences in Berlin.

[Mar 14, 2018] Presentation of a poster on "Which Policies Shape the Well-Being and Health Effects of Labor Market Exclusion and Job Insecurity” at the "Final conference" of the EXCEPT Project “Vulnerable Youth – Insights, Policy and Future Perspectives” in Brussels, Belgium.

[Sep 20-23, 2017] Presentation with Stefanie Heyne on "The Effects of Unemployment on Couples’ Total Housework and Division of Labor” at the seminar "Analytische Soziologie: Theorie und empirische Anwendungen" at the Venice International University in San Servolo, Venice, Italy.

[Aug 28-31, 2017] Participation at the 6. Workshop of the EXCEPT Project in Thessaloniki, Greece. 

[Jul 24-28, 2017] Lecture and exercise course with Prof. Michael Gebel on "Multiple Regression Analysis with Stata" at the  GESIS-Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany.

[Jun 21-23, 2017] Presentation on "Does an Early-career Involuntary Job Loss Affect Self-rated Health in Late Life in Europe" at the 4. Workshop of "Comparative Health Sociology - Comparing Health across Societies (CHASE)" at Ghent University in Ghent, Belgium.

[Mar 30-Apr 1, 2017] Presentation on "The Effects on an Early-career Involuntary Job Loss on Late Life Health in Europe" at the 2017 Spring Conference "Challenges Through Recent Demographic Trends" of the Research Committee 28 on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) at the University of Cologne in Cologne, Germany.

[Mar 06-Mar 10, 2017] Teaching Associate for the Advanced Data Analysis Course "Methods of Modern Causal Analysis Based On Observational Data" at the ECPR Winter School in Bamberg, Germany.

[Feb 22-24, 2017] Participation at the 5. Workshop of the EXCEPT Project at the Education Research Institute (IBE) in Warsaw, Poland. 

[Nov 28-30, 2016] Participation at the "GESIS Training Course on EU-SILC" at the GESIS-Leibniz-Institut for Social Sciences in Mannheim, Germany.

[Sep 21-23, 2016] Presentation with Olga Nikolaieva on "The Effects of Youth Unemployment on Late Life Well-being and Health in Europe" at the 4. Workshop of the EXCEPT Project at the Institute for the Studies of Societies and Knowledge in Sofia, Bulgaria.

[Jul 25-29, 2016] Lecture and exercise course with Prof. Michael Gebel on "Multiple Regression Analysis with Stata" at the  GESIS-Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany.

[Jul 13-15, 2016] Presentation on "The Effects of Unemployment and Insecure Jobs on Health and Well-being: The Moderating Role of Labor Market Policies" at the 3rd International ESS Conference "Understanding Key Challenges for European Societies in the 21st Century” at the University of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland. 

[Jul 13-15, 2016] Presentation on "The Effects of Unemployment on Subsequent Job Quality: The Moderating Role of Economic Situation and Labor Market Policies" at the 3rd International ESS Conference "Understanding Key Challenges for European Societies in the 21st Century” at the University of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland. 

[May 26-28, 2016] Presentation on "The Effects of Unemployment on Subsequent Job Quality: The Moderating Role of Economic Situation and Labor Market Policies" at the 2016 Spring Conference "Intergenerational Transfer, Human Capital, and Inequality" of the Research Committee 28 on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) at the National University of Singapore in Singapore.

[Feb 29-Mar 4, 2016] Teaching Associate for the Advanced Data Analysis Course "Methods of Modern Causal Analysis Based On Observational Data" at the ECPR Winter School in Bamberg, Germany.

[Feb 24-26, 2016] Presentation on "The Effects of Unemployment and Insecure Jobs on Health and Well-being: The Moderating Role of Labor Market Policies" at the 3. Workshop of the EXCEPT Project at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg in Bamberg, Germany.

[Aug 31-Sep 4, 2015] Participation at the 2015 Summer School on Longitudinal and Life Course Research of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS) on the topics "Multilevel Modeling", "Event History Analysis", and "Sequence Analysis" at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) and the Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg in Bamberg, Germany.

[Aug 17-19, 2015] Presentation on "Better Overeducated than Unemployed? The Short- and Long-term Effects of an Overeducated Labor Market Re-entry" at the 2015 Summer Conference "Demographic Perspectives on Inequality" of the Research Committee 28 on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, USA.

[Aug 3-7, 2015] Lecture and exercise course with Prof. Michael Gebel on "Multiple Regression Analysis with Stata" at the  GESIS-Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany.

[Jun 18-19, 2015] Participation at the Kick-off workshop of the EU-Horizon-2020 Except Project at the University of Tallinn in Tallinn, Estonia.

[Mar 12-13,2015] Presentation with Bettina Schuck on "Better Overeducated than Unemployed? The Short- and Long-term Effects of an Overeducated Labor Market Re-entry" at the 11th International Young Scholar German Socio-Economic Panel Symposium at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg in Delmenhorst, Germany.

[Nov 20-21, 2014] Presentation with Bettina Schuck on "Underemployment at Re-entry into the German Labor Market: Long-term Trends and Consequences" at the workshop "Quality of Employment" of the Institute for Employment research (IAB) working groups "Gender Research" and "Quality of Employment" and the DGS-Section "Social Inequality and Social Structure Analysis" in Nuremberg, Germany.

[Sep 23-25, 2014] Presentation with Prof. Dr. Michael Gebel on "The Psychological Scars of Job Loss and Unemployment in Germany. A Conditional Difference-in-differences Approach" at the 2014 ECSR Conference "Social Inequalities in Europe – On the Rise Again?" at the Humboldt University and the Wissenschaftszentum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) in Berlin, Germany. 

[Sep 22-23, 2014] Participation at the methods workshop at the 2014 ECSR conference "Social Inequalities in Europe – On the Rise Again?" on the topics "Basics of Graphical Causal Models" and "Introduction to the German National Educational Panel Study (NEPS)" at the Humboldt University (Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS)) in Berlin, Germany.

[Aug 4-8, 2014] Lecture and exercise course with Prof. Michael Gebel on "Multiple Regression Analysis with Stata" at the  GESIS-Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany. 

[Jun 30-1, 2014] Presentation on "Job Loss, Unemployment, and Post-Unemployment Subjective Well-being" at the 2014 SOEP 11th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany.

[May 8-10, 2014] Presentation on "Temporary Employment and Subjective Well-being: Short- and Long-term Effects" at the 2014 Spring Conference "Old and New Social Divides: Social Stratification Research in the 21st Century" of the Research Committee 28 on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.

[Sep 23-25, 2013] Presentation on "The Impact of Employment Transitions on Health and Well-being. Evidence from German Panel Data" at the 2013 conference of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS) "Growing Up and Growing Old: Health Transitions Throughout the Life Course" at the University of Amsterdam in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Teaching

Present courses:

Winter term 19/20: 

Exercise (M.A., in English): Research Design (Übung)

Past courses:

Summer term 19: 

Seminar (M.A., in English): Advanced methods of multilevel analysis and international comparison: Multilevel analysis using comparative micro data
>> evaluation: course: average=1.4, docents: average=1.3, scale from 1-5

Winter term 18/19: 

Lecture (M.A., in English): Research Design
>> evaluation: course: average=1.9, docent: average=1.7, scale from 1-5

Summer term 18:

Lecture (B.A.): Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse: Plenum
>> evaluation: course: average=2.5, docent: average=1.8, scale from 1-5

Winter term 17/18:

Seminar (M.A., in English): Fortgeschrittene Analysemethoden der quantitativen Sozialforschung: Advanced regression analysis using Stata
>> evaluation: course: average=1.5, docent: average=1.3, scale from 1-5

Summer term 17:

Seminar (M.A., in English): Fortgeschrittene Analysemethoden der quantitativen Sozialforschung: Experimente in den Sozialwissenschaften
>> evaluation: course: average=1.8, docent: average=1.4, scale from 1-5

Winter term  16/17:

Exercise (B.A.): Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Datenerhebung: Übung (Gruppe D)
>> evaluation: course: average=1.4, docent: average=1.3, scale from 1-5

Summer term 16:

Exercise (B.A.): Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Datenanalyse: Übung (Gruppe D)
>> no evaluation

Winter term  15/16:

Exercise (B.A.): Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Datenerhebung: Übung (Gruppe D)
>> evaluation: course: average=1.7, docent: average=1.7, scale from 1-5

Summer term 15:

Seminar (M.A.): Fortgeschrittene Analysemethoden der quantitativen Sozialforschung: Propensity Score Matching mit Stata
>> evaluation: course: average=1.7, docent: average=1.3, scale from 1-5

Exercise (B.A.): Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Übung (Gruppe D)
>> no evaluation

Exercise (B.A.): Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil II: Übung (Gruppe E)
>> no evaluation

Winter term 14/15:

Exercise (B.A.): Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Übung (Gruppe E) 
>> evaluation: course: average=1.8, docent: average=1.6, scale from 1-5

Exercise (B.A.): Soziologisches Forschungspraktikum Teil I: Übung (Gruppe F) 
>> evaluation: course: average=2.2, docent: average=1.8, scale from 1-5

Summer term 14:

Exercise (B.A.): Statistik I, University of Oldenburg 
>> evaluation: overall: average=1.5, scale from 1-4
>> evaluation: overall: average=1.5, scale from 1-4