Ulf Zölitz is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Zurich and the Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development. He is IZA research fellow and served as IZA Deputy Program Coordinator for the research area "Behavioral and Personnel Economics".

Ulf Zölitz has studied Economics at the University of Bonn and received his PhD in economics from Maastricht University in 2014. He worked at IZA as Research Associate and from 2014 to 2016. From 2016 to 2017 he worked at the Behavior and Inequality Research Institute (briq) in Bonn.

Ulf Zölitz primary research interests are in the field of applied microeconomics. He is interested in labor economics, economics of education and behavioral economics. His current research focuses on peer effects, the role of personality in education and interventions aiming to enhance the development of cognitive skills in children.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15257
Xiaoyue Shan, Ulf Zölitz
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14320
published in: Economic Journal, 2021, 640 (131), 3182 - 3206.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13396
published in: Management Science, 2021, 67 (11), 6936-6979
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12582
published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2020, 38 (4), 1009-1054
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12491
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2019, 73, Article 101912
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11975
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2020, (55)3.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9448
published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2017, 35(2) 387-428
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