||Alexander de Vivie studied Economics at the University of Cologne and at the University of Bonn since April 2009. He completed a bachelor's degree at the University of Cologne in 2012. In October 2012 he joined IZA as a student assistant to support the research areas "Evaluation of Labor Market Programs" and "Migration".
Alex passed away, much too early, on August 22, 2015 following a serious illness. His colleagues at IZA will always remember his outstanding work attitude, his warm personality and his remarkably positive outlook on life. He will be deeply missed.