Dr. Sonja C. Kassenboehmer is a research fellow at the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University. She received her doctorate in economics (summa cum laude) from the Ruhr University of Bochum in 2011. Her research focuses on individual well-being (wages, wealth, life satisfaction, mental health) in the labor market context and on non-cognitive skills and labor market outcomes. Her articles can be found in such journals as the Economic Journal, Industrial and Labour Relations Review, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, Economics Letters, Economic Record and Education Economics.

She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in April 2012 and became a Research Fellow in February 2015.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8873
Oxford Economic Papers, 2018, 70(2), 538–562 (new title "University education and non-cognitive skill development"
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7837
published in: Journal of Banking and Finance, 2016, 73, 113-130
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7794
published in: Education Economics, 2015, 23 (4), 376-395
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6789
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014, 98, 1-28
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5303
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2014, 67 (2), 335-361