Simone Schüller

Ifo Institute, Germany, FBK-IRVAPP, Italy, and IZA, Germany

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Current position

Economist, Ifo Center for Industrial Organisation and New Technologies

Research interest

Applied microeconomics, policy evaluation, migration, education, and new technologies

Past positions

Research Fellow, Research Institute for the Evaluation of Public Policies (FBK-IRVAPP), 2013–2016; Resident Research Affiliate, IZA, Germany, 2011–2013; Research Associate, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Germany, 2009–2011


PhD Economics, Free University of Berlin, 2013

Selected publications

  • “The 9/11 conservative shift.” Economics Letters 135 (2015): 80–84.

  • “Parental ethnic identity and educational attainment of second-generation immigrants.” Journal of Population Economics 28:4 (2015): 965–1004.

  • “Kick it like Özil? Decomposing the native-migrant education gap.” International Migration Review 49:3 (2015): 757–789 (with A. Krause and U. Rinne).

  • “Evidence and persistence of education inequality in an early-tracking system—The German case.” Scuola Democratica 2 (2014) (with A. Krause).

  • “Ethnic diversity and labor market success” (Ethnische Vielfalt und Arbeitsmarkterfolg). Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung/Journal for Labor Market Research 44:1/2 (2011): 81–89 (with U. Rinne and K. F. Zimmermann).