Ricarda Schmidl
Research Fellow

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too h Schmidl Ricarda Schmidl studied economics at the University in Bonn and the Université des Sciences Sociales Toulouse I in France. After her graduation as a Diplom-Volkswirt in 2008 she joined IZA as a Resident Research Affiliate under the IZA Scholarship Program, and received her PhD from the University of Potsdam in May 2014. Between September 2013 and December 2016 she was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Mannheim. She currently holds a position as Senior Consultant at PwC in Frankfurt. She remains affiliated with IZA as a Research Fellow.

Her main research interests include applied labor economics with a special focus on the microeconometric evaluation of labor market policies.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9575  Ricarda Schmidl
The Effectiveness of Early Vacancy Information in the Presence of Monitoring and ALMP
9488  Marco Caliendo
Ricarda Schmidl
Youth Unemployment and Active Labor Market Policies in Europe
(published in: IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2016, 5 (1), 1-30 [Open Access])
7110  Werner Eichhorst
Núria Rodríguez-Planas
Ricarda Schmidl
Klaus F. Zimmermann
A Roadmap to Vocational Education and Training Systems Around the World
(published as 'A Roadmap to Vocational Education and Training in Industrialized Countries' in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2015, 68 (2), 314-337)
6890  Costanza Biavaschi
Werner Eichhorst
Corrado Giulietti
Michael J. Kendzia
Alexander Muravyev
Janneke Pieters
Núria Rodríguez-Planas
Ricarda Schmidl
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Youth Unemployment and Vocational Training
(substantially revised version published in: Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, 2013, 9 (1-2), 1-157 [journal version])
6222  Marco Caliendo
Steffen Künn
Ricarda Schmidl
Fighting Youth Unemployment: The Effects of Active Labor Market Policies
5165  Marco Caliendo
Ricarda Schmidl
Arne Uhlendorff
Social Networks, Job Search Methods and Reservation Wages: Evidence for Germany
(published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2011, 32 (7), 796-824)
IZA Research Reports:
Werner Eichhorst
Tito Boeri
Michela Braga
An De Coen
Vincenzo Galasso
Maarten Gerard
Michael J. Kendzia
Christine Mayrhuber
Jakob Louis Pedersen
Ricarda Schmidl
Nadia Steiber
Report No. 53: Combining the Entry of Young People in the Labour Market with the Retention of Older Workers
Report based on a study conducted for the European Parliament, Bonn 2013 (142 pages)