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Dr. Sylvi Rzepka


Dr. Sylvi Rzepka

Sylvi Rzepka joined the research department “Labor Markets, Education, Population” as a researcher in April 2013. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from TU Dresden in 2009 and her Master of Arts in International Economics from Georg-August University Göttingen in 2013. During her Masters she visited University of California Berkeley, USA as a Fulbright student. In her dissertation she covered “Lifelong Learning in Context – From Local Labor Markets to the World Wide Web”. Her current research focuses on further training and university education in the digital era and applies behavioral economics insights.

Research Interests

Economics of education, behavioral economics, applied microeconometrics

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Dr. Sylvi Rzepka

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