Lukas Jerg is a PhD-researcher interested in how risk in the labor market, such as adverse labor market contracts or automation affects democratic attitudes and preferences. His PhD thesis is supervised by Anke Hassel, Paul Marx and Oliver Treib. He currently works in a project funded by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research on the perception of economic circumstances and the effect of welfare state reform on social cohesion (PerzepEU). Previously, he was employed by the Institute of Economic and Social Research (WSI) of the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung contributing to its research on gig economy and multiple job-holding and its consequences for social protection. He holds degrees in Public Policy and Administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science as well as Political Science and Law from the University of Münster.
Main supervisor: Prof. Dr. Anke Hassel