Anthony Strittmatter

University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

I think IZA World of Labor is a great project, which may improve the transfer of knowledge between researchers and decision makers

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Assistant Professor at the Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research

Research interest

Policy evaluation in labor, health, and education economics; microeconometric methods for causal inference; combination of machine learning and causal inference

Past positions

Research Affiliate, Department of Applied Economics, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany (2014–2016)


PhD Economics and Finance, University of St Gallen, 2013

Selected publications

  • “Employment and earnings effects of awarding training vouchers in Germany.” Industrial and Labor Relations Review (Forthcoming) (with A. Doerr, B. Fitzenberger, T. Kruppe, and M. Paul).

  • “Health and economic development: Evidence from the introduction of public health care.” Journal of Population Economics 26:4 (2013): 1549–1584 (with U. Sunde).