I am a post-doctoral researcher at RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research in Essen, Germany. Prior to joining the RWI, I completed my PhD at the Faculty of Economics and Management at Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy.
My research interests include the Economics of (Higher) Education, Applied Microeconomics, and Platform Markets.
Most recent working paper (11/2022)
Student Performance in Large Cohorts: Evidence from Unexpected Enrollment Shocks, Ruhr Economic Paper #984.
Most recent major research grant (10/2022)
"NLP in Education Research: Development of the German higher education market since the 1970s" funded by Federal Ministry of Education and Research (with Prof. Dr. Stefan Conrad, HHU Düsseldorf)
Most recent publication (11/2022)
Bachmann, R., Hertweck, F., Kamb, R., Lehner, J. and M. Niederstadt, 2022. Digitale Kompetenzen in Deutschland, Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik, 71(3), pp. 266-286.