Sylke Viola Schnepf is a Senior Researcher in the Competence Centre on Microeconomic Evaluation of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy. Previously, she was an Associate Professor in Social Statistics in the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Southampton UK. She obtained a Master in Political Sciences, Psychology and Law in 1999 (Open University Hagen, Germany) and a PhD in Economics in 2005 (University of Hamburg, Germany).

Her main research interests regard social inequalities especially in the field of education, policy impact evaluation and survey methodology.

Sylke joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in August 2004 and became a Research Fellow in February 2007



IZA Discussion Paper No. 12302
revised version forthcoming in: European Economic Review
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12033
revised version forthcoming in: Higher Education
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8411
revised version published in: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 2018, 181 (4), 1057 - 1074
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8015
revised version published as 'How do Tertiary Dropouts fare in the Labour Market? A Comparison between EU countries' in: Higher Education Quarterly, 2017, 1, 75-96
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7204
revised version published as 'Who emits most? An analysis of UK households' CO2 emissions and their association with socio-economic factors' in: Ecological Economics, 2013, 90, 114-123