Jens Hogenacker earned his M.A. in economics at the University of Cologne and received his PhD from the University of Potsdam in October 2015. He joined IZA as a student assistant in October 2008 and was a Resident Research Affiliate under the IZA Scholarship Program from July 2009 until June 2013. His main research interests included the evaluation of labor market policies with a special emphasis on start-up subsidies.
He is now working as a Business Intelligence Consultant.