Ingo Isphording obtained his Ph.D from Ruhr University Bochum in May 2013. His main research interests are labor and education economics, with special emphasis on the formation and impact of individual skills in the labor market and the classroom.
Ingo studied economics and social psychology at Ruhr University Bochum in Germany. After completing his undergraduates and undertaking an Erasmus exchange at the NHH in Bergen, Norway, he obtained a master degree in economics at the University of Duisburg/Essen.
He joined the IZA network as a Research Affiliate in April 2013 and became an IZA Research Associate in September 2013.In September 2016 he became Senior Research Associate.
He is Deputy Program Director of IZA's research area "Education".