University of Bonn, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Senior research associate at the Institute for Applied Microeconomics and the Center for Economics and Neuroscience (CENs), Bonn, Germany
Applied microeconomics, economics and psychology, public economics, economics of education, law and economics
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Berlin, Germany (2008–2009)
Research and teaching assistant, Seminar of Economic Theory, University of Munich (LMU) (2004–2008); Visiting researcher, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden (2006)
Dr publ. oec., University of Munich, 2008
“Institution formation and cooperation with heterogeneous agents.” European Economic Review 78 (2015): 248–268 (with S. Kube, S. Schaube, and E. Khachatryan).
“Asymmetric obligations.” Journal of Economic Psychology 35 (2013): 67–80 (with N. Riedel).
“An experimental test of the deterrence hypothesis.” Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization 28 (2012): 447–459 (with C. Strassmair).
“Does parental employment affect children’s educational attainment?” Economics of Education Review 30 (2011): 1456–1467.
“Is the veil of ignorance only a concept about risk? An experiment.” Journal of Public Economics 94 (2010): 1062–1106
Parental employment and children’s academic achievement
Quality of parental time spent with children is more important than quantityHannah Schildberg-Hörisch, January 2016Female labor market participation rates have increased substantially in many countries over the last decades, especially those of mothers with young children. This trend has triggered an intense debate about its implications for children’s well-being and long-term educational outcomes. The overall effect of maternal and paternal employment on children’s cognitive and educational attainment is not obvious: on the one hand, children may benefit from higher levels of family income, on the other hand, parental employment reduces the amount of time parents spend with their children.MoreLess