Dr. Caroline Wehner

Affiliated researcher

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

Dr. Caroline Wehner is a Research Associate at the German Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB). Between 2011 and 2017, she was a Resident Research Affiliate at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA). 

She holds a PhD in Economics from Maastricht University and a diploma in Economics (equiv. M.A.) from Cologne University. 

Furthermore, she is a Research Affiliate at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and a Junior Research Fellow in the Maastricht University (SBE) research theme Learning and Work.

Her research interest is behavioural, education and labour economics as well as policy analysis.




Selected publications by Caroline Wehner


Articles (journal, professional, popular)
Eichhorst, Werner, Paul Marx & Caroline Wehner, 2017, Labor Market Reforms in Europe: Towards More Flexicure Labor Markets?, Journal for Labour Market Research, 51(3): 1-17, More information
Ritzen, Jo, Caroline Wehner & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2016, Euroskepticism, Income Inequality and Financial Expectations, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 16(2): 539-576, DOI: 10.1515/bejeap-2015-0052, More information


Book chapters
Eichhorst, Werner, Verena Tobsch & Caroline Wehner, 2016, Neue Qualität der Arbeit?, in: Badura, B., Ducki, A., Schröder, H., Klose, J., Meyer, M, Fehlzeiten-Report 2016. Unternehmenskultur und Gesundheit - Herausforderung und Chancen, Springer, Berlin, More information


External working papers
Wehner, Caroline, Trudie Schils & Lex Borghans, 2016, Personality and Mental Health: The Role and Substitution Effect of Emotional Stability and Conscientiousness, IZA Discussion Paper 10337, More information
Eichhorst, Werner, Paul Marx & Caroline Wehner, 2016, Labor Market Reforms in Europe: Towards More Flexicure Labor Markets?, IZA Discussion Paper 9863
Ritzen, Jo, Caroline Wehner & Klaus F. Zimmermann, 2014, Euroskepticism in the Crisis: More Mood than Economy, IZA Discussion Paper No. 8001


Research reports
Eichhorst, Werner, Caroline Wehner & et al., 2013, IZA Research Report No. 54: Social Protection Rights of Economically Dependent Self-employed Workers, Report based on a study conducted for the European Parliament, pages 128, More information


Theses
Wehner, Caroline, 2018, Too Scared to Achieve: The Relation between Neuroticism, Conscientiousness and Socioeconomic Outcomes, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University


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