Dr. Caroline Wehner

Affiliated researcher

Research group(s):
2. Social Protection, Inclusive Innovation and Development
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics

Caroline Wehner is a PhD Fellow at Maastricht University and UNU-MERIT in the Netherlands and a Research Associate at the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) in Germany. Furthermore, she is a Research Affiliate at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

She holds a diploma in Economics (equiv. M.A.) from Cologne University. Between 2011 and 2017, she was a Resident Research Affiliate at IZA. 

Her dissertation focuses on the relationship between personality traits and socio-economic outcomes. The PhD thesis is based on quantitative research methods and supervised by Prof. Dr. Lex Borghans and Dr. Trudie Schils.

Her current research interest is behavioural, education and labour economics, inequality and poverty analysis, applied microeconometrics, and policy analysis.

Selected publications by Caroline Wehner