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Andreas Kuhn is a senior researcher and lecturer at the Swiss Federal Institute 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.