The Research Area Comprises:

  • Educational Investments and Returns
  • Education and Social Mobility
  • School Closures and Educational Outcomes

The research area “Education and Labour Market Outcomes” analyses the causes and economic consequences of investments in education, or its absence. The area investigates the impacts of Covid-19 related school closures on educational outcomes in primary schools and the intergenerational transmission of educational inequalities. The research in this area also focuses on the design of the allocation of learners to education institutions, and the effects of this allocation for educational and labour market outcomes and inequality. Furthermore, the ongoing expansion of higher education and its consequences for wage differentials are also investigated.

Contact

Acting Head

Phone: +49 (0)621 1235-150

friedhelm.pfeiffer@zew.de

Team

Researcher

Phone: +49 (0)621 1235-372

maximilian.bach@zew.de

Advanced Researcher

Phone: +49 (0)621 1235-141

guido.neidhoefer@zew.de

Researcher

Phone: +49 (0)621 1235 396

Sarah.McNamara@zew.de