Caroline Wehner

Research Fellow


Caroline Wehner is a Research Associate at the German Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB). Between 2011 and 2017, she was a Resident Research Affiliate at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

She holds a PhD in Economics from Maastricht University and a diploma in Economics (equiv. M.A.) from Cologne University.

She is a Research Fellow at IZA, the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market at Maastricht University (ROA), and the United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT).

Her research interest is behavioural, education and labour economics as well as management practice related to recruitment and training.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 15043
published in: European Economic Review, 2024, 161, 104616
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9863
published in: Journal for Labour Market Research, 2017, 51 (3), 1-17.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8001
completely revised version published as 'Euroskepticism, Income Inequality and Financial Expectations' in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 2015, 16 (2), 539-576
IZA Standpunkt Nr. 84
published in: Badura, B., Ducki, A., Schröder, H., Klose, J., Meyer, M., Fehlzeiten-Report 2016. Unternehmenskultur und Gesundheit - Herausforderung und Chancen, Springer, Berlin.
IZA Research Report No. 54
Report based on a study conducted for the European Parliament, Bonn 2013 (128 pages)