Research Projects


“Do supersaver tickets balance out transport utilization?” Causal machine learning project on demand effects of discounts on train tickets funded by the Research Fund of the Swiss Federal Railways: Principal investigator (with H. Wallimann)


“Gender Occupational Segregation in the Swiss Apprenticeship Market: the Role of Employers” funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF): Principal investigator (with A. Fernandes) Swiss Apprenticeship Market -Work in progress


“Policy Evaluation of Tariff Rate Quotas” funded by the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG): Subcontractor (of Areté s.r.l., Bologna)


“The impact of the socio-economic structure of the rural population on the success of rural development policy” funded by the Regional Research Promotion Program of the University of Fribourg: Scientific mentor


“Identifying causal mechanisms in empirical economics” funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF): Co-researcher (with M. Lechner, G. Mellace, and A. Strittmatter)


“Region, Nation and Beyond. An Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Reconceptualization of Ukraine” funded by the Austrian, German, and Swiss science foundations: Co-researcher


“Der Wert von Betriebsinformationen für Evaluationsstudien der aktiven Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Deutschland“ funded by the German Federal Employment Agency: Co-researcher


 „Evaluation der Experimentierklausel nach §6c SGB II: Vergl. Evaluation des arbeitsmarktpol. Erfolgs der Modelle der Aufgabenwahrnehmung Optierende Kommune u. Arbeitsgemeinschaft“ funded by the German Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS): Co-researcher