Dr. Alina Sorgner is Associate Professor of Applied Data Analytics in the Department of Business Administration at John Cabot University and Research Fellow at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW Kiel). She received her doctoral degree in economics from the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Germany, where she was a member of the Graduate College "The Economics of Innovative Change", a joint research program of FSU Jena and Max-Planck-Institute of Economics. Her research work in the field of digitalization and labor markets, gender equality, entrepreneurship, and regional studies was published in peer-reviewed journals and discussed in leading newspapers including Süddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine and La Nación. More information about Dr. Alina Sorgner can be found on her personal website: sorgner.eu.

Alina Sorgner joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in October 2018 and became an IZA Research Fellow in December 2023.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 17055
Frank M. Fossen, Trevor McLemore, Alina Sorgner
IZA Discussion Paper No. 16201
published in: Zimmermann, K.F. (ed.) Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics. Springer, Cham., 2023.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14944
Francesco Carbonero, Jeremy Davies, Ekkehard Ernst, Frank M. Fossen, Daniel Samaan, Alina Sorgner
revised version published in: Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 2023, 33, 707-736
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14458
revised version published in: Journal of Business Venturing, 2022, 37(5), 106246
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12336
revised version published in: Small Business Economics, 2021, 56, 877–901
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12242
revised version published in: Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2022, 175, 121381
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8818
published in: Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 2015, 67 (2), 307-333
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8651
revised version published in: Small Business Economics, 2017, 49 (2), 251–272