You can find the full pdf version of my CV here.



2017 – 2023        Assistant Professor, University of Zurich, Department of Economics & Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development

2016 –2017        Postdoctoral Researcher, Behavior and Inequality Research Institute (briq), Bonn

2014 –2016        Postdoctoral Research Associate, IZA, Bonn



2014                 Ph.D. in Economics, Maastricht University

2014                 Visiting student, Northwestern University

2010                 MSc (Diplom) Economics, University of Bonn


Academic affiliations

IZA Research Fellow (since 2017)

CEPR Research Affiliate (since 2018)

CESifo Research Network Affiliate (since 2018)

Co-investigator University of Zurich Research Priority Program (URPP) Equality of Opportunity



University of Zurich: Microeconomics I.

Maastricht University: Economics and Sociology, Understanding Society, The Economy Game, ICT, Organization and Income, Economic Psychology.


Supervision of PhD candidates

Primary advisor of Xiaoyue Shan (University of Zurich), first placement: postdoc at Wharton
Primary advisor of Tuomas Kari (University of Zurich), expected graduation in 2023
Co-supervisor of Justus Bamert (ETH Zurich), expected graduation in 2024
Co-supervisor of Maximilian Mähr (University of Mannheim) expected graduation in 2025


Referee service

American Economic Review, Econometrica, Quarterly Review of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies, American Economic Review: Insights, Journal of the European Economic Association, Economic Journal, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Journal: Economics Policy, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Management Science, Journal of Health Economics, American Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Labor Economics, Economics of Education Review, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization


Other activities

Seminar organizer: 2021 & 2022 University of Zurich Empirical Micro Seminar; 2014 & 2013 Maastricht University Development and Utilization of Human Resources (DUHR) seminar, with Olivier Marie

You can find the full pdf version of my CV here.