Jan Sauermann is associate professor at the Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (IFAU) in Uppsala. He obtained his PhD in economics from the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University in 2013. He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2011, and is also affiliated with ROA, the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) at Stockholm University and the Center for Corporate Performance (CCP), Copenhagen.
Jan's research interests are centred around learning and incentives in the workplace, origins and consequences of course choice in education, and gender differences.
Jan joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2011 and became a Research Fellow in July 2017.