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

1. Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Cattaneo, Maria A.; & Stefan C. Wolter (2022): «Against all odds»; Does awareness of the risk of failure matter for educational choices?, Economics of Education Review. doi: 10.1016/j.econedurev.2022.102225
  • Aurélien Abrassart; Marius R. Busemeyer; Maria A. Cattaneo & Stefan C. Wolter (2020): Do adult foreign residents prefer academic to vocational education? Evidence from a survey of public opinion in Switzerland, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol 46 (15), 3314-3334. doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2018.1517595)
  • Cattaneo, M.A., Lergetporer, P., Schwerdt, G., Werner, K., Woessmann, L. & Wolter, S.C. (2020). Information Provision and Preferences for Education Spending: Evidence from Representative Survey Experiments in three Countries, European Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming
  • 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, Maria A. & Wolter, Stefan C. (2015). Better Migrants: Better PISA Results. Findings from a Natural Experiment, IZA Journal of Migration, 4:18.
  • Cattaneo, Maria A. (2011). New estimation of private returns to higher professional education and training, Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training 3(2), 71-84, 2011. 
  • Busemeyer, M.R., Cattaneo, M.A. & Wolter, S.C. (2011): Individual Policy Preferences for Vocational versus Academic Education. Micro Level Evidence for the Case of Switzerland, Journal of European Social Policy, 21(3), S. 253-273.
  • Bertschy, K., Cattaneo, M.A. & Wolter, Stefan C.  (2009). PISA and the Transition into the Labour Market, LABOUR: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 23, 111-137.
  • Cattaneo, Maria A. & Wolter, Stefan C.  (2009). Are the Elderly a Threat to Educational Expenditures? European Journal of Political Economy, 25, 225-236.
  • Lalive, R. & Cattaneo, M.A. (2009) Social Interactions and Schooling Decisions, Review of Economics and Statistics, 91(3), pp. 457-477.
  • Cattaneo, M.A., Hanslin, S. & Winkelmann, R. (2007). 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.
  • Cattaneo, M.A. & Winkelmann, R. (2005). Earnings Differentials between French and German Speakers in Switzerland, Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, 141, 191-212. 

2. Working und Staff Papers

3. Contributions to edited volumes

  • Cattaneo, Maria A. & Wolter, Stefan C. (2020). Selected Findings from 10 Years of Public Opinion Surveys on Education in Switzerland. In: Martin R. West, Ludger Woessmann (eds.), Public Opinion and the Political Economy of Education Policy around the World. Cambridge: MIT Press, forthcoming.
  • Oggenfuss, C., Cattaneo, M. & Wolter, S.C. (2016). Raising attainment with more instructional time? A partially successful strategy with undesirable side effects. CIDREE Yearbook 2016, 184-193.
  • Bertschy, Kathrin, Cattaneo, Maria A. & Wolter, Stefan C. (2011). PISA and the Transition into the Labour Market, in: Bergmann M.M. et al.  (Hrsg.): Transitionen im Jugendalter, Ergebnisse der Schweizer Längsschnittstudie TREE, Seismo Verlag, Zürich 217-245.

4. Short Articles