Andreas Kuhn is a senior researcher and lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, and he is also affiliated with the Centre for Research in Economics of Education at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He received his Ph.D. in economics in April 2008 from the University of Zurich, following studies in sociology, economics, and economic history, also at the University of Zurich.

He is broadly interested in the main fields of applied microeconomics (health and labor economics, economics of education, and public economics) and in applied microeconometrics, especially evaluation methods. In his current position, he focuses especially on the economics of vocational education and training.

His current research focuses on questions concerning the career choices of adolescents and on the factors influencing the provision of apprenticeship positions of firms.

Andreas joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2009.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 9579
revised version forthcoming as `The Individual (Mis-)Perception of Wage Inequality: Measurement, Correlates and Implications' in: Empirical Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9406
revised and shortened version published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2019, 59, 331-344
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8409
revised version published in: Kyklos, 2018, 71(1), 28-58
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6141
revised version published as 'Announcement effects of health policy reforms: evidence from the abolition of Austria's baby bonus' in: European Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 15(4), 373-388
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5573
revised and shortened version published in: German Economic Review, 2013, 14(4), 483-499
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5360
revised version published as `The impact of labor market entry conditions on initial job assignment and wages' in: Journal of Population Economics, 2014, 27(3), 705-738
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5319
revised version, using updated and expanded data, published as `International Evidence on the Perception and Normative Valuation of Executive Compensation' in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2017, 55(1), 112-136
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5160
revised and updated version published as IZA DP Nr. 11851, together with Stefan Staubli
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4601
completely revised version published as IZA DP No. 5360
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4449
revised version published in: Empirica, 2010, 37(2), 215-236
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4409
Andreas Kuhn, Oliver Ruf
revised version published in: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 149 (1), 57-86
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4360
published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2011, 27(4), 625-641
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4355
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28(6), 1099-1115