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Overview of ongoing and completed projects at LIfBi


All publications incl. the LIfBi series "NEPS Survey Paper", "LIfBi Working Paper" and Transfer Reports

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About us

History and Purpose of LIfBi - from the Origin of the National Educational Panel to the Present Day


Overview of all employees of the institute with filter and search function

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News on research, events and developments at LIfBi incl. news archive


Conferences, events and trainings of LIfBi as well as all dates of the institute's own lecture series LIfBi Lectures


Information services, press portal and distribution list, and downloads for media professionals


All LIfBi annual reports, subscription to the newsletter as well as all transfer reports and publication series.

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Research Data Center

Information about the FDZ-LIfBi incl. contact form and registration for the newsletter "LIfBi data"

Data and Documentation

To the data of NEPS, ReGES and further studies incl. documentation and variable search

Data Access

Request for access to scientific use files incl. overview of all data use projects


Information on FDZ events, tutorials and help for handling the data incl. online forum

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LIfBi as an Employer

Flexible working and part-time models, equal opportunities and good work-life balance

Further Education, Doctorate, Networks

Offers for all qualification levels and best networking opportunities

Workplace Bamberg

Living and working in the heart of the world heritage city - central location of empirical educational research

Job Offers

All open positions in the areas of research, infrastructure and administration at a glance

Dr. Martina Baumann

Research Data Center, Methods Development | Research Data Center
Research Data Center, Methods Development | Consortium for the Social, Behavioural, Educational and Economic Sciences (KonsortSWD) - Forum




Laible, M.-C., Anger, S., Baumann, M., & Braunschweig, L. (2021). Lebenslanges Lernen ist eine Frage der Persönlichkeit. IAB-Forum. 05. August 2021.


Laible, M.-C., Anger, S., & Baumann, M. (2020). Personality traits and further training. IAB-Discussion Paper 34-2020. Institute for Employment Research (IAB).
Laible, M.-C., Anger, S., & Baumann, M. (2020). Personality traits and further training. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, Article 510537.


Kruppe, T., & Baumann, M. (2019). Weiterbildungsbeteiligung, formale Qualifikation, Kompetenzausstattung und Persönlichkeitsmerkmale. IAB-Forschungsbericht 1. Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB).


Kruppe, T., & Baumann, M. (2018). Grundkompetenzen - nicht nur eine Frage der formalen Qualifikation. IAB-Forum. 28.

Selected presentations and lectures


Fuß, D., & Baumann, M. (1. - 3. März 2023). Forum4MICA – Das Online-Forum für Forschungsdaten [Vortrag]. E-Science-Tage "Empower Your Research – Preserve Your Data", Heidelberg, Deutschland.


Baumann, M., vom Berge, P., & Umkehrer, M. (2022, November 19 - 20). The impact of minimum wages on secondary and marginal jobs [Paper presentation]. 21st International Conference of the Japan Economic Policy Association (JEPA), Kobe, Japan.


Baumann, M. (16. - 17. Dezember 2021). The impact of stock market development on private sector R&D [Vortrag]. Asia-Pacific Conference on Economics and Finance (APEF), Sarawak, Malaysia.
Baumann, M. (7. November 2021). Fostering R&D - On the role of R&D tax incentives and public institutions [Vortrag]. Japan Economic Policy Association (JEPA), Tokyo, Japan.
Baumann, M., & Knoll, B. (20. - 21. Mai 2021). Fostering research and development – On the role of public institutions and research and development tax incentives [Vortrag]. Future of Growth Conference, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Current projects