Research

Publications in refereed journals

Doing it Twice, Getting it Right? The Effects of Grade Retention and Course Repetition in Higher Education

With Darjusch Tafreschi

Economics of Education Review, 55, pp. 198-219, December 2016.

After-School Care and Parents' Labor Supply

With Christina Felfe and Michael Lechner

Labour Economics, 42, pp. 62-75, October 2016.

Financial Work Incentives for Disability Benefit Recipients: Lessons from a Randomized Field Experiment

With Monika Bütler, Eva Deuchert, Michael Lechner, and Stefan Staubli

IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 4(1), pp. 1-18, December 2015.

Working papers

Does Teacher Sorting within and across Schools Explain Inequality in Education Outcomes?

This paper was awarded the "EEA Young Economist Award" at the Conference of the European Economic Association 2017.

Nudging Generosity: Choice Architecture and Cognitive factors in Charitable Giving,

With Jonathan Schulz and Christian Thöni

submitted

Work in progress

Closing the Teacher Quality Gap: An Empirical Assessment of Teacher Assignment Problems

With Geert Ridder, Bryan S. Graham, and Gema Zamarro

Analysis of Linear Functional Regression and its Application to Peer Effects

With Joel Horowitz and Hyungsik Roger Moon

Selection into Experiments

With Jonathan Schulz, Uwe Sunde, and Christian Thöni

Published policy reports (in German)

Gender Equality: What is the Role of Family Assisting Child Care Services (2013)? Final Report for the Swiss National Science Foundation

With Christina Felfe, Rolf Iten, Michael Lechner, Stephanie Schwab, and Susanne Stern

Report published online in German as "Familienergänzende Kinderbetreuung und Gleichstellung"

Pilot Project Seed Capital (2011). Final Report for the Federal Social Insurance Office, Switzerland

With Monika Bütler, Eva Deuchert, Michael Lechner, and Stefan Staubli

Report published online in German as "Endbericht Pilotproject Startkapital"

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