Dr. Andrea Diem

Research assistant at the SCCRE since 2009. Andrea Diem studied sociology, economics, social psychology at the University of Zurich and gained a doctorate in sociology in 2015.

  • Research Assistant at the Swiss Coordination Centere for Research in Education SCCRE (2009-
  • Staff member at the Chair of Sociology, ETH Zurich (2006-2009)
  • Assistant at the Institute of Sociolgy, University of Zurich (2005-2008)
  • Employee at institutions for the handicapped (1999-2005)
  • Kindergarten teacher (1997-1999)
  • 2015: Doctorate rer. soc., University of Berne
  • 2008: Master of Arts, University of Zurich: sociology, economics, social psychology
  • 2001: baccalaureate school for adults, ISME St.Gallen
  • 1997: diploma as Kindergarten Teacher

A. Articles in journals

  • Diem, Andrea & Stefan C. Wolter (2019). A place too crowded to study: The impact of student cohort growth on the probability of university dropout. Hungarian Educational Research Journal, 9 (2), 189-212
  • Diem, Andrea (2015). Overeducation among graduates from universities of applied sciences: determinants and consequences. Journal of Economic & Financial Studies (vormals International Journal of Economics), 3(2): 63-77.
  • Wolter, Stefan, Andrea Diem & Dolores Messer (2014). Drop-outs from Swiss Universities: an empirical analysis of data on all students between 1975 and 2008. European Journal of Education, 49 (4): 471-483
  • Diem, Andrea & Stefan C. Wolter (2014). Overeducation among Swiss university graduates: determinants and consequences. Journal of Labour Market Research,  47 (4): 313-328
  • Diem, Andrea & Stefan C. Wolter (2013). Who is afraid of school choice? Swiss Journal of Sociology, 39 (1): 57-80
  • Diem, Andrea & Stefan C. Wolter (2013). The Use of Bibliometrics to Measure Research Performance in Education Sciences. Research in Higher Education, 54 (1): 86-114

B. Working and discussion papers

C. Articles in periodicals