We are very happy to announce the 15th Leading House Lecture on Economics of Education on "Additional Career Assistance and Educational Outcomes for Students in Lower Track Secondary Schools" given by Prof. Bernd Fitzenberger, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
The lecture will be held at the University of Zurich, Plattenstrasse 14, Room: PLM 103/104 on 11 April 2017, 12:00-13:00.
Bernd Fitzenberger has been Full Professor of econometrics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin since April 1st, 2015. He previously held positions at the Universities of Dresden, Mannheim, Frankfurt, and Freiburg. He obtained his PhD in Economics and a Master of Science in Statistics from Stanford University and his diploma in Economics from the University of Konstanz. His research focuses on labor economics and microeconometric methods. Currently, he works on the following topics: wage structure, union/wage bargaining, evaluation of active labor market policies, vocational training, school-to-work transitions, employment of mothers after first birth, and quantile regression. He is research associate of the ZEW (Mannheim), research fellow at CESifo (Munich) and at ROA (Maastricht), and research affiliate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (London). His research has been published in the Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Labour Economics, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Population Economics, Empirical Economics, Journal of Applied Econometrics and many other journals.
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For the presentation slides please kilck here (PDF, 912 KB).