Andreas Kuhn is a senior researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training. He received his Ph.D. in economics in April 2008 from the University of Zurich. He is mainly interested in empirical labor economics and applied microeconometrics, especially evaluation methods.

His current research is in the area of empirical labor and health economics, including research on the effects of job-loss on health, the long-run effects of economic conditions at the time of first entry into the labor market on wages and job mobility, the perception and evaluation of wage inequality, and the relation between cohort size and labor market performance.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2009.


IZA Publications

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