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Dr. Annika B. Bergbauer

Tech economist

Annika Bergbauer holds a Ph.D. in economics by the LMU Munich and is a data expert. She works as consultant in the Munich area.

Annika Bergbauer works as data scientist and develops concepts, strategies, and trainings. She has realized projects in controlling with causal analysis and predicition of KPIs, in classic IT project management and administred an expert network of the European Commission, „European Expert Network on Economics of Education (EENEE)“. As former resarcher, she has always approached her projects in an agile way.

Her book „Conditions and consequences of education – microeconometric analyses“ was published in the ifo Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsforschung, in 2019. At the ifo Institute in Munich, Annika Bergbauer researched the economics of education with Prof. Ludger Wößmann and Standford professor Rick Hanushek. Their research is forthcoming in the Journal of Human Resources (Handelsblatt ranked A journal in economics) and already published as NBER Working Paper, and at vox.eu and oekonomenstimme.de. Her single-authored paper was published at Education Economics. Annika Bergbauer started her academic career at the University of Stellenbosch, in South Africa supervised by Prof. Servaas van der Berg. Her South African research is published as Stellenbosch Economic Working Papers and work with the psychologist Dr. Surette van Staden in the International Journal of Instruction and in the South African Journal of Childhood Education.

Annika Bergbauer has presented her research at reknown conferences around the world. She graduated from the University of Göttingen with a Bachelor and a Master degree in economics with semesters abroad in Delhi and Paris.

Her academic career was supported by the Smith Richardson Foundation, several stipends by the DAAD, and the AKB Foundation.

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Talk at the University in Ulm in October 2021.

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Thesis defense at the ifo Institute in June 2016, in Munich.