Malte Reichelt works on a wide range of topics related to the labor market, occupations, migration, gender, and inequality. His work also focuses on methodological advancements, especially in the area of panel and event-history analyses. He is the author of multiple articles concerning inequality in the labor market. His studies deal with the influence of atypical work arrangements, technological advancements, various forms of job mobility and female-friendly policies. His current projects focus on cultural and institutional influences on motherhood penalties as well as establishment networks and their impact on individual career trajectories.
His research interests include sociology of work, gender inequality, social stratification, migration, and quantitative methodology.
Malte Reichelt is also affiliated with the Institute for Employment Research (IAB).