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Prof. Dr. Katharina Wrohlich

Prof. Dr. Katharina Wrohlich

Head of Gender Economics Research Group

Research Associate of the Public Economics Department

Research Topics and Working Areas

Katharina Wrohlich is Professor of Public Finance, Gender and Family Economics at the University of Potsdam and Head of the Gender Economics Research Group at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). Her research focuses on the evaluation of labor market, family and tax policy on employment and wages of women. Moreover, she is working on the issue of gender gaps in the labor market, in particular in terms of wages and leadership positions. Before joining the gender economics research group at DIW, Katharina was research associate (2002-2012) and deputy head (2012-2016) of the public economics department at DIW Berlin. She finished her PhD at the Free University of Berlin in 2007. Prior to her doctoral studies, she studied at the University of Vienna and at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

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Publications

Labour Economics 57 (2019), S. 146-163

Peer Effects in Parental Leave Decisions

2019 | Clara Welteke, Katharina Wrohlich
Journal of European Social Policy 28 (2018), 5, S. 471-486

The Family Working-Time Model: Towards More Gender Equality in Work and Care

2018 | Kai-Uwe Müller, Michael Neumann, Katharina Wrohlich
CESifo Economic Studies 62 (2016), 4, S. 672-698

Two Steps Forward - One Step Back? Evaluating Contradicting Child Care Policies in Germany

2016 | Kai-Uwe Müller, Katharina Wrohlich
Labour Economics 36 (2015), S. 84-98

The Effects of Family Policy on Maternal Labor Supply: Combining Evidence from a Structural Model and a Quasi-experimental Approach

2015 | Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan, Katharina Wrohlich
The Scandinavian Journal of Economics 114 (2012), 1, S. 124-147

Financial Student Aid and Enrollment in Higher Education: New Evidence from Germany

2012 | Viktor Steiner, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2022

While Gender Quotas for Top Positions In the Private Sector Differ across EUCountries, They Are Effective Overall

2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2022

Markedly More Women on Executive Boards Of Large Companies; Inclusion Requirement Seemingly Already Having an Effect

2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Weekly Report 3/4 / 2022

Executive Boards Remain Dominated By Men, but Change Is Finally Coming: Editorial

2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Wochenbericht 3 / 2022

Geschlechterquoten für Spitzenpositionen der Privatwirtschaft in EU-Ländern: Teils sehr unterschiedlich, aber wirksam

2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Wochenbericht 3 / 2022

Deutlich mehr Vorständinnen in großen Unternehmen - Beteiligungsgebot scheint bereits zu wirken

2022| Anja Kirsch, Virginia Sondergeld, Katharina Wrohlich
Weitere Aufsätze

Die Covid-19-Pandemie und ihre Folgen aus der Geschlechterperspektive

In: Nachrichten der ARL (2021), 2, S. 36-39 | Katharina Wrohlich
Zeitungs- und Blogbeiträge

Die Makel der Minijobs

In: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (22.11.2021), S. 18 | Alexandra Fedorets, Peter Haan, Andreas Peichl, Sebastian Siegloch, Katharina Wrohlich
Weitere Aufsätze

Gender Care Gap: Sorgearbeit gerecht verteilen

In: Wirtschaftsdienst 101 (2021), 10, S. 748 | Katharina Wrohlich
Weitere Aufsätze

Mindestbeteiligung von Frauen in Vorständen: Sinnvolle und überfällige Maßnahme

In: Wirtschaftsdienst 101 (2021), 3, S. 153 | Katharina Wrohlich
Weitere Aufsätze

Die Mindestbeteiligung ist gut und überfällig

In: Die Sparkassen-Zeitung (2021), 04.03.2021, S. 18 | Katharina Wrohlich

Lectures

Vortrag

Parental Leave and Discrimination on the Labor Market

Katharina Wrohlich
[Online], 23.06.2021
| Cluster-Seminar Öffentliche Finanzen und Lebenslagen, DIW Berlin: [Webinar]
Vortrag

Gender Bias in Justice of Earnings and Gender of Supervisor: Evidence from a Factorial Survey Experiment

Anja Kirsch, Carsten Sauer, Jule Adriaans, Katharina Wrohlich
[Online], 11.11.2020
| SOEP Brown Bag Seminar: [Webinar]
Diskussionsteilnahme

Underrepresentation of Women in Economic Policy Advice - Causes, Consequences and Remedies: Panel Discussion of ECONWATCH

Katharina Wrohlich
[Online], 27.09.2020 - 30.09.2020
| Gender Economics - Geschlechterforschung in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften (VIRTUELL): Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2020
Diskussionsteilnahme

Impacts of the Covid-19 Crisis on Gender Inequality: Panel Discussion of ARGE Panel

Katharina Wrohlich
[Online], 27.09.2020 - 30.09.2020
| Gender Economics - Geschlechterforschung in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften (VIRTUELL): Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2020
Moderation

Equality of Sexes: Session Chair

Katharina Wrohlich
[Online], 27.09.2020 - 30.09.2020
| Gender Economics - Geschlechterforschung in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften (VIRTUELL): Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2020

Research Projects

Research Project

Effects of the legal minimum wage on poverty

Current Project| Public Economics, German Socio-Economic Panel study
Research Project

Female labor supply and fertility in times of demographic change (FemLab)

Current Project| Public Economics, Gender Economics
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