Dr. Maria Alejandra Cattaneo

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin bei der SKBF seit 2007. Maria Cattaneo hat an der Universidad Nacional del Sur in Argentinien Ökonomie studiert und 2006 an der Universität Zürich in angewandter Ökonometrie promoviert.

  • Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin bei der Schweizerische Koordinationsstelle für Bildungsforschung SKBF|CSRE
  • 2002-2006: wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin Lehrstuhl für Statistik und Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung, Sozialökonomisches Institut, Universität Zürich
  • 2006: Doktorat oec. publ., Schwerpunkt: Angewandte Ökonometrie, Universität Zürich
  • 2000: Lizentiat Ökonomie, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentinien

Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Cattaneo, Maria A.; Oggenfuss, Chantal; Wolter, Stefan C. (2017). The more, the better? The impact of instructional time on student performance, Education Economics, 25(5), 433-445.
  • Cattaneo, M. Alejandrea; Wolter, Stefan C.  (2015). Better Migrants: better PISA Results. Findings from a Natural Experiment, IZA Journal of Migration, 4:18.
  • New estimation of private returns to higher professional education and training, Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 3(2), 71-84, 2011. 
  • Eine höhere Berufsbildung rentiert durchaus, Panorama 6, 16-17, 2011 (with S.C. Wolter).
  • Der individuelle Ertrag einer höheren Berufsbildung, Die Volkswirtschaft 12, 2011, 63-66 (with S.C. Wolter). 
  • Individual Policy Preferences for Vocational versus Academic Education. Micro Level Evidence for the Case of Switzerland, Journal of European Social Policy 21 (3), 253-273, 2011 (with M.R. Busemeyer und S.C. Wolter).
  • PISA and the transition into the labour market, LABOUR Special Issue, 23 (s1), pp. 111-137 (with K. Bertschy and S.C. Wolter).
  • Are the elderly a threat to educational expenditures?, European Journal of Political Economy,  25 (2) , pp.  225-236 (with S.C. Wolter)
  • Social Interactions and Schooling Decisions, Review of Economics and Statistics, 91(3), pp. 457-477 (with R. Lalive).
  • Earnings Differentials between French and German Speakers in Switzerland, Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, 141, 191-212 (with R. Winkelmann).
  • The Apple Falls Increasingly Far: Parent-Child Correlation in Schooling and The Growth of Post-Secondary Education in Switzerland, Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, 143, 133-154 (with R. Winkelmann and S. Hanslin).

Working und Staff Papers