Jan Sauermann
Research Fellow

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Sauermann Jan Sauermann is assistant professor at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) at Stockholm University. He obtained his PhD in economics from the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University in 2013. He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2011, and is also affiliated with ROA, and the Center for Corporate Performance (CCP), Copenhagen.

Jan's research interests are centred around learning and incentives in the workplace, origins and consequences of course choice in education, and gender differences.

Jan joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2011 and became a Research Fellow in July 2017.

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IZA World of Labor article: Performance measures and worker productivity
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
11000  Friederike Mengel
Jan Sauermann
Ulf Zölitz
Gender Bias in Teaching Evaluations
(accepted for publication: Journal of the European Economic Association)
10722  Marion Collewet
Jan Sauermann
Working Hours and Productivity
(published in: Labour Economics, 2017, 47, 96-106)
10611  Jan Feld
Jan Sauermann
Andries de Grip
Estimating the Relationship between Skill and Overconfidence
(published in: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2017, 68, 18-24)
9179  Jan Sauermann
Worker Reciprocity and the Returns to Training: Evidence from a Field Experiment
(revised version can be downloaded here)
8857  Thomas Dohmen
Jan Sauermann
Referee Bias
(published in: Journal of Economic Surveys, 2016, 30 (4), 679-695 [journal version])
6164  Andries de Grip
Jan Sauermann
Inge Sieben
The Role of Peers in Estimating Tenure-Performance Profiles: Evidence from Personnel Data
(published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2016, 126, 39-54 - substantially revised version can be downloaded here)
5976  Andries de Grip
Jan Sauermann
The Effects of Training on Own and Co-Worker Productivity: Evidence from a Field Experiment
(published in: Economic Journal, 2012, 122 (559), 376-399)
4870  Lex Borghans
Margo Romans
Jan Sauermann
What Makes a Good Conference? Analysing the Preferences of Labor Economists
(published in: Labour Economics, 2010, 17 (5), 868-874)
4268  Andries de Grip
Didier Fouarge
Jan Sauermann
What Affects International Migration of European Science and Engineering Graduates?
(published in: Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2010, 19(5), 407-421)