I am professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Cologne, IZA Research Fellow, and CESifo Affiliate. I am also a Cluster Faculty Member and Speaker of the excellence cluster ECONtribute - Markets & Public Policy. I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of Mannheim.

My research revolves around human capital and socioeconomic inequalities. It includes work on educational decision-making, early childhood health, applied microeconometrics, and behavioral economics.

Office: University of Cologne, Department of Economics, SSC, Universitätsstraße 22, 50937 Cologne, Germany