Welcome to the Website of JProf Dr. Verena Wondratschek



Verena Wondratschek is an assistant professor for Applied Microeconomics at the Johannnes Gutenberg-University (JGU) Mainz and a member of the research unit “Interdisciplinary Public Policy” since October 2014. Before joining the JGU, she acquired her doctoral degree at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics at the University of Mannheim and worked at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in the labour research department.

Her research focuses on topics in the fields of labour economics, economics of education, health economics and programme evaluation. More specifically, she is interested in different dimensions of an individual's human capital, such as cognitive and non-cognitive skills and health, and how their formation is affected by educational institutions and/or work environments, as well as how they relate to labour market success.