Andreas Kuhn is a senior researcher and lecturer at the Swiss Federal University for Vocational Education and Training, and he is also affiliated with the Centre for Research in Economics of Education at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He received his Ph.D. in economics in April 2008 from the University of Zurich, following studies in sociology, economics, and economic history, also at the University of Zurich.

He is broadly interested in the main fields of applied microeconomics (health and labor economics, economics of education, and public economics) and in applied microeconometrics, especially evaluation methods. In his current position, he focuses especially on the economics of vocational education and training.

His current research focuses on questions concerning the career choices of adolescents and on the factors influencing the provision of apprenticeship positions of firms.

Andreas joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2009.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13380
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2022, 203, 210-234
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12861
revised version published in: Kyklos, 2023, 76 (1), 101-124
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12479
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2021, 70, 101979
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12159
revised version published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2022, 75, 102226
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11851
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2020, 191, 104087
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9579
revised version published as `The Individual (Mis-)Perception of Wage Inequality: Measurement, Correlates and Implications' in: Empirical Economics, 2020, 59, 2039-2069
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