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Prof. Dr. Ludger Wößmann

Projects

Current projects

  1. Acquisition and Utilisation of Adult Skills – A Network for Analysing, Developing and Disseminating PIAAC
    Funded by: Leibniz Association • Project period: 2015 - 2018 • Department: Ifo Center for the Economics of Education Details

  2. Calculation of returns on education in Germany
    Client: Union Investment Privatfonds GmbH • Project period: December 2015 – September 2016 • Department: Ifo Center for the Economics of Education Details

  3. European Expert Network on Economics of Education (EENEE)
    Client: European Commission, Directorate General for Education and Culture • Project period: December 2009 - December 2016 • Department: Ifo Center for the Economics of Education Details

  4. Evaluating the Effectiveness of a 1:1 Mentoring Programme
    Funded by: Commissioner of the Federal Government for Migration, Refugees and Integration, and a consortium of non-profit foundations • Project period: June 2015 - March 2020 • Department: Ifo Center for the Economics of Education Details

  5. Exit Exams as a Governance Instrument in the School System: The Importance of School-Leaving Grades for the Hiring Decisions of Firms
    Funded by: Federal Ministry of Education and Research • Project period: 2014 - 2017 • Department: Ifo Center for the Economics of Education Details

  6. National Educational Panel Study (NEPS)
    Client: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (2008-2013), LIfBi e.V. (Leibniz Institute for Education Tracks) (2013-2016) • Project period: 2008 - 2016 • Department: Ifo Center for the Economics of Education Details

  7. Teacher Effectiveness and its Determinants in Germany: An In-Depth Analysis
    Funded by: German Research Foundation • Project period: October 2015 - September 2018 • Department: Ifo Center for the Economics of Education Details

  8. The political economy of education policy: Insights from a public opinion survey
    Client: Leibniz Association • Project period: January 2014 - December 2017 • Department: Ifo Center for the Economics of Education Details

Concluded projects

  1. Central Exit Exams as a Governance Instrument in the School System: Labor-Market Effects, Transmission Channels and Effect Heterogeneity
    Funded by: Federal Ministry of Education and Research • Project period: October 2010 - December 2013 • Department: Ifo Center for the Economics of Education and Innovation Details

  2. Choice, Competition and Autonomy of Schools: Equity and Efficiency Issues
    Client: German Science Foundation (DFG) • Project period: August 2005 - February 2009 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  3. Cost-benefit assessment of the use of B2B e-markets for European enterprises
    Client: EU/DG Enterprise and Industry • Project period: September 2005 - May 2006 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  4. Economics of Innovation in Network Industries
    Client: Deutsche Telekom AG • Project period: 2010 - 2013 • Department: Ifo Center for the Economics of Education and Innovation Details

  5. Economics of innovation in network-based industries
    Client: Deutsche Telekom AG • Project period: 2007 - 2009 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  6. Effects and determinants of innovation in Germany – A panel analysis
    Client: German Science Foundation (DFG) • Project period: June 2006 - August 2009 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  7. Empirical Analyis of the Economic Returns on Early Childhood Education
    Client: Internal (Dissertation project) • Project period: August 2007 - June 2011 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  8. Equal Opportunities in Educational Systems
    Client: Internal (Ph.D. Project) • Project period: 2004 - 2008 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  9. Establishment of a leading international centre of excellence examining the effects of education on longterm economic development
    Client: Leibniz Gemeinschaft, Pakt für Forschung Innovation • Project period: January 2010 - December 2012 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  10. Evaluation of the Relationship between National Policies Affecting School Autonomy and Parental Choice
    Client: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) • Project period: August 2006 - September 2007 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  11. Feasibility Study to analyse the Relationship between Broadband Access and the Development of Competencies
    Client: Deutsche Telekom AG • Project period: March - June 2010 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  12. Fluctuations of the Real Estate Market: Microeconomic foundations and macroeconomic consequences
    Client: Bavarian State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology • Project period: October 1999 - February 2004 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  13. Follow-up study to analyse the Relationship between Broadband Access and the Development of Competencies
    Client: Deutsche Telekom AG • Project period: August 2010 - March 2011 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  14. How to Construct Europe
    Client: Within the frame programme „Pact for Research and Innovation“ of the Leibniz Association • Project period: January 2006 - December 2008 • Departments: International Institutional Comparisons, Public Finance, Human Capital and Innovation, International Trade, Social Policy and Labour Markets Details

  15. ICT - Infrastructure and Knowledge-Based Economic Growth
    Client: Deutsche Telekom AG • Project period: January - December 2009 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  16. Identification of Available and Desirable Indicators for Patent Systems, Patenting Processes and Patent Rights
    Client: German Patent and Trade Mark Office • Project period: April 2004 - June 2004 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  17. Innovation in (regional) networks
    Client: Bavarian Ministry for Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport and Technology • Project period: September 2007 - December 2010 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  18. Life Long Learning, Innovation, Growth & Human Capital Tracks in Europe (LLLight in Europe)
    Client: Federal European Commission (FP 7) • Project period: 2012 - 2015 • Department: Ifo Center for the Economics of Education Details

  19. Measuring Human Capital in Germany: How it grew and how it is being utilized
    Client: Fritz Thyssen Stiftung • Project period: July 2005 - 2008 • Department: Social Policy and Labour Markets, Human Capital and Innovation Details

  20. Optimal Immigration Policies in Europe: From Conflicting Interests to Mutual Gains
    Client: Aided by the Leibniz Association • Project period: January 2012 - December 2015 • Departments: Ifo Center for International Institutional Comparisons and Migration Research, Ifo Center for Labour Market Research and Family Economics, Ifo Center for International Economics, Ifo Center for the Economics of Education Details

  21. Reducing the educational disadvantages of migrants – a Modelling Approach (feasability study)
    Client: Mercator Foundation • Project period: August 2011 - January 2012 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  22. School Autonomy, Choice and Equity
    Client: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) • Project period: August 2006 - September 2007 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  23. Schooling Institutions and Student Performance
    Client: Kiel Institute for World Economics / Volkswagen Foundation • Project period: April 2003 - September 2004 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  24. The Future of the Middle Class in Germany
    Client: Herbert Quandt Foundation • Project period: May 2008 – April 2010 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details

  25. The economic costs of inadequate education: a macroeconomic calculation of the dynamic growth effects of lacking education competence
    Client: Bertelsmann Foundation • Project period: April 2009 - December 2009 • Department: Human Capital and Innovation Details


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