Astrid Kunze
Research Fellow

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too w Kunze Astrid Kunze is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen. She holds a Ph.D. from University College London and an MSc from University of Bielefeld. Previous employment includes IZA as a post-doc and Bayer AG Leverkusen as trainee in a business programme. Her current research focuses on gender differences in job search, on labour market outcomes and family policies and on gender differences in careers in private sector plants. Her research has been published in the Review of Economics and Statistics, Labour Economics, Oxford Review of Economics Policy, Empirical Economics and Scandinavian Journal of Economics among others.

Since moving to Norway, she spent two longer-term research visits at IZA as a Visiting Research Fellow.
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IZA World of Labor article: Parental leave and maternal labor supply
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10826  Astrid Kunze
The Gender Wage Gap in Developed Countries
(in the Handbook on Women and the Economy, Oxford University Press, (ed.) Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys, and Saul D. Hoffman, 2017.)
8725  Astrid Kunze
Amalia Miller
Women Helping Women? Evidence from Private Sector Data on Workplace Hierarchies
(in the Review of Economics and Statistics, 99(5): 769-775, 2017.)
8478  Astrid Kunze
The Family Gap in Career Progression
(published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2015, Volume 41, 115-142.)
8113  Astrid Kunze
Are All of the Good Men Fathers? The Effect of Having Children on Earnings
6066  Mette Ejrnæs
Astrid Kunze
Work and Wage Dynamics around Childbirth
(published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2013, 115 (3), 856-877)
4656  Astrid Kunze
Kenneth Troske
Life-Cycle Patterns in Male/Female Differences in Job Search
(published in: Labour Economics, 2012, 19 (2), 176-185)
3052  Astrid Kunze
Kenneth Troske
Comparative Advantage or Discrimination? Studying Male-Female Wage Differentials Using Displaced Workers
(revised version published as 'Gender Differences in Job Search Among Young Workers: A Study using Displaced Workers in the United States', Southern Economic Journal, 2015, 82(1), 185-207. )
1766  Bernd Fitzenberger
Astrid Kunze
Vocational Training and Gender: Wages and Occupational Mobility among Young Workers
(published in: Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2005, 21(3), 392-415)
1011  Astrid Kunze
Mette Ejrnæs
Wage Dips and Drops around First Birth
999  Thomas K. Bauer
Astrid Kunze
The Demand for High-Skilled Workers and Immigration Policy
(published in: Brussels Economic Review / Cahiers Economique de Bruxelles, 2004, 47 (1), 1-19)
626  Astrid Kunze
Gender Differences in Entry Wages and Early Career Wages
(revised version published in: Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, 2003, 71/72, 245-266)
540  Gil S. Epstein
Astrid Kunze
Melanie E. Ward-Warmedinger
High Skilled Migration and the Exertion of Effort by the Local Population
(published in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2009, 56 (3), 332–352)
509  Astrid Kunze
The Timing of Careers and Human Capital Depreciation
(Journal for Labour Market Research, 51(5), 1-24, 2017. New title: "Types of absence from work and wages of young German workers with apprenticeship training".)
436  Astrid Kunze
The Evolution of the Early Career Gender Wage Gap
(revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2005, 12 (1), 73-97)
193  Astrid Kunze
The Determination of Wages and the Gender Wage Gap: A Survey
(substantially revised version published as 'Gender wage gap studies: Consistency and decomposition' in: Empirical Economics, 2008, 35 (1), 63-76)
IZA Research Reports:
Rainer Winkelmann
Astrid Kunze
Lilo Locher
Melanie E. Ward-Warmedinger
Report No. 4: Die Nachfrage nach internationalen hochqualifizierten Beschäftigten
Gutachten im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung, Bonn 2001 (126 Seiten)