Katja Görlitz

Research Fellow

Hochschule der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (HdBA)

Katja Görlitz is a professor of economics at the University of Applied Labour Studies (HdBA) in Mannheim. From 2013 to 2019, she was an assistant professor of labor market and social policy at the Freie Universität Berlin. In 2010, she received her Ph.D. in Economics from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. From 2006 to 2012, she worked at the RWI- Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung in Essen. Her main research interests cover labor economics, economics of education and applied econometrics. She has published in journals like Labour Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Economics of Education Review and Economics & Human Biology.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2013.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13490
Matthias Dorner, Katja Görlitz
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12157
Katja Görlitz, Merlin Penny, Marcus Tamm
revised version published as 'The long-term effect of age at school entry on cognitive competencies in adulthood' in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2022, 194, 91 - 104
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9911
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2017, 47, 138-148
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8990
substantially revised version published as 'The returns to voucher-financed training on wages, employment and job tasks' in: Economics of Education Review, 2016, 52, 51 - 62
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8983
published in: Education Economics, 2018, 26 (3), 321-336
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8947
extended version published as 'Parenthood, risk attitudes and risky behavior' in: Journal of Economic Psychology, available online 11 July 2019 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2019.102189
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8766
published in: Applied Economics, 2016, 48 (54), 5314-5328
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8101
Katja Görlitz, Sylvi Rzepka
published in: The Annals of Regional Science, 2017, 59 (1), 281-296
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6278
revised version published as 'Revisiting the Complementarity between Education and Training: The Role of Job Tasks and Firm Effects' in: Education Economics, 2016, 24(3), 261-279