Hans Fricke

Research Affiliate


Hans Fricke is a Director of Quantitative Research of the CORE-PACE Research Partnership at Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), Stanford University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics and Finance from the University of St. Gallen in 2016.

His research interests include the economics of education, program evaluation, and labor economics. Particularly, he is interested in determinants of student performance and major choices in higher education and the impact of technology on learning. Currently, one of his main projects focuses on how to overcome behavioral barriers to parenting with text messages.

Hans Fricke became a Research Affiliate in October 2017.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12416
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2023, 92, 102352
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11669
published in: Education Finance and Policy, 2021, 16 (2), 209-232
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9003
published as 'Exposure to Academic Fields and College Major Choice' in: Economics of Education Review, 2018, 64, 199-213