Karen van der Wiel

Research Fellow

CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis

Karen van der Wiel currently works for CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis in The Hague, where she is responsible for all research on education (program manager education).

She obtained a PhD from the department of econometrics at Tilburg University, The Netherlands, in December 2009. Before that, Karen received an Msc in economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2005 (cum laude). In 2008, Karen spent a semester at University College London.

Her research interests include applied microeconometrics, the economics of education, labor economics and experimental economics.

Karen joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in May 2007 and became an IZA Research Fellow in January 2013.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10885
published online as 'The effects of a tax deduction for lifelong learning expenditures' in: International Tax and Public Finance, 09 May 2022
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4984
revised version published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2013, 11 (2), 466–493
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4969
revised version published in: De Economist, 2012, 160 (4), 339-355
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4465
published in: Labour Economics, 2010, 17 (1), 16-26
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3352
substantially revised version published as IZA DP No. 4465