Doris Weichselbaumer
Research Fellow

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Weichselbaumer Doris Weichselbaumer is Professor and Head of the Women's and Gender Studies Department at the University of Linz (JKU), Austria. Previously she has been Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at JKU. She has held Visiting Professorships at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, and HWR, Berlin. Research visits have included UC Berkeley, Harvard, UMass Amherst and the University of London (LSE, SOAS).

In her research she has conducted labor market experiments to investigate discrimination based on sex and sexual orientation in particular. She has also examined methods and rhetoric employed in the literature on the gender wage gap as well as reasons for international differences in the gender wage gap. Currently she works on the effect of ethnicity and religion on labor market outcomes.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2003.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10217  Doris Weichselbaumer
Discrimination against Female Migrants Wearing Headscarves
9354  Doris Weichselbaumer
Discrimination against Migrants in Austria: An Experimental Study
(published in: German Economic Review, 2017, 18 (2), 237-265)
7425  Doris Weichselbaumer
Testing for Discrimination against Lesbians of Different Marital Status: A Field Experiment
(published in: Industrial Relations, 2015, 54 (1), 131-161)
3275  Christiane Schwieren
Doris Weichselbaumer
Does Competition Enhance Performance or Cheating? A Laboratory Experiment
(published in: Journal of Economic Psychology, 2010, 31 (3), 241-253)
2918  Martina Zweimüller
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
Doris Weichselbaumer
Market Orientation and Gender Wage Gaps: An International Study
(published in: Kyklos, 2008, 61 (4), 615-635)
906  Doris Weichselbaumer
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
A Meta-Analysis of the International Gender Wage Gap
(published in: Journal of Economic Surveys, 2005, 9 (3), 479-511)
905  Doris Weichselbaumer
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
Rhetoric in Economic Research: The Case of Gender Wage Differentials
(published in: Industrial Relations, 2006, 45 (3), 416–436)
822  Doris Weichselbaumer
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
The Effects of Competition and Equal Treatment Laws on the Gender Wage Differential
(published in: Economic Policy, 2007, 22 (50), 235-287)