Andreas Kuhn, Dr.

Kuhn Andreas
Work experience
  • 2014-2016: Lecturer in microeconometrics at the University of Lucerne
  • 2012-present: Senior researcher/economist and lecturer at the Swiss Federal University for Vocational Education and Training SFUVET
  • 2009-2012: Senior research associate (“Oberassistent") at the Economics Department, University of Zurich
  • 2004-2008: Research associate at the Institute for Empirical Research in Economics (IEW), University of Zurich
  • 2003-2007: Lecturer at the Sociological Institute, University of Zurich
  • 2003-2004: Research associate at the Sociological Institute, University of Zurich
  • 2001-2003: Research assistant at the Sociological Institute, University of Zurich
  • 1995-1999: Customer service employee at Cornelia Versand GmbH, St.Gallen
  • April 2008: Doctorate in economics, University of Zurich (doctoral thesis: "Essays in Applied Labor Economics")
  • 2007: "Economic Analysis of Welfare Programs" by Jeffrey Grogger (Harris School, University of Chicago), University of St.Gallen
  • 2007: "Causal Inference and Program Evaluation" by Guido Imbens(Harvard University), University of Zurich
  • 2006: "Empirical Strategies" by Joshua Angrist (MIT), University of Zurich
  • 2006: "Panel Data Econometrics" by Manuel Arellano (University of Madrid), Advanced Courses in Economics at the Study Center Gerzensee
  • 2005: IZA Summer School in Labor Economics. Buch/AmmerseeJune
  • 2003: Graduation (\Lizentiat") in sociology, economics and economic & social history,University of Zurich
Area of expertise

Labor economics, public economics, health economics, economics of education, applied microeconometrics, empirical methods for policy and program Evaluation

Professional education in Switzerland
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Transfer into practice
  • Research affiliate at the Institute for the Study of Labor IZA (, Bonn , Germany.
  • Research affiliate at the "Swiss Leading House on the Exonomics of Education" at the University of Berne (