Stefanie Behncke
Research Fellow

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Behncke Stefanie Behncke is an economist at the Swiss National Bank.

Stefanie completed her dissertation within the PhD Program in Economics and Finance at the University of St. Gallen.
She was previously a visiting scholar at the University of York. She completed the PhD course program of the Swiss National Bank Study Center Gerzensee. She earned Master's degrees in Economics from the Free University in Berlin and in International Economics from the University of Essex.

Her research interests include applied microeconometrics, in particular in the fields of labour and health economics.

She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in January 2009 and became an IZA Research Fellow in January 2013.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
4253  Stefanie Behncke
How Does Retirement Affect Health?
(published as 'Does retirement trigger ill health?' in: Health Economics, 2012, 21 (3), 282 - 300)
4222  Stefanie Behncke
How Do Shocks to Non-Cognitive Skills Affect Test Scores?
3437  Stefanie Behncke
Markus Frölich
Michael Lechner
A Caseworker Like Me: Does the Similarity between Unemployed and Caseworker Increase Job Placements?
(published in: Economic Journal, 2010, 120(549), 1430-1459)
3149  Stefanie Behncke
Markus Frölich
Michael Lechner
Unemployed and Their Caseworkers: Should They Be Friends or Foes?
(published in: Journal of Royal Statistical Society, Series A (Statistics in Society), 2010, 173 (1), 67-92)
3085  Stefanie Behncke
Markus Frölich
Michael Lechner
Targeting Labour Market Programmes: Results from a Randomized Experiment
(published in: Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Volkswirtschaft und Statistik / Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 145 (3), 221-268)
3005  Stefanie Behncke
Markus Frölich
Michael Lechner
Public Employment Services and Employers: How Important Are Networks with Firms?
(published in: Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, 2008, 1, 151-178)