University of Hohenheim, IAB, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Professor at University of Hohenheim, Germany
Applied econometrics, economics of education, labor economics, program evaluation
Postdoctoral Research Officer in the research group of Prof. Josef Zweimüller, University of Zurich, 2012–2014; Co-Head of the research group “The Empirics of Education,” Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, 2009–2014
PhD Economics, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, 2008
“The effectiveness of public sponsored training revisited: The importance of data and methodological choices.” Journal of Labour Economics 32:4 (2014): 837–897 (with M. Biewen, B. Fitzenberger, and M. Paul).
“Quick job entry or long-term human capital development? The dynamic effects of alternative training schemes.” Review of Economic Studies 80:1 (2013): 313–342.
Job-search training and occupational skills training are both effectiveAderonke Osikominu, July 2016Time plays an important role in both the design and interpretation of evaluation studies of training programs. While the start and duration of a training program are closely linked to the evolution of job opportunities, the impact of training programs in the short and longer term changes over time. Neglecting these “dynamics” could lead to an unduly negative assessment of the effects of certain training schemes. Therefore, a better understanding of the dynamic relationship between different types of training and their respective labor market outcomes is essential for a better design and interpretation of evaluation studies.MoreLess