Zentrum für Graduiertenstudien

Frau Sonja Jovicic




  • 2013 - :Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Wuppertal
    • PhD in Economics, Mentor: Prof.Dr. Ronald Schettkat
  • 2011-2012: Schumpeter School of Business and Economics, University of Wuppertal
    • Master of Science, Economics and Business Administration
    • Major: Internationalization and Economic Policy
    • Degree with honours, 2-year program completed in only 1 year,
    • DAAD scholarship holder (average grade 1.1/1.0)
  • 2006 - 2010: University of Novi Sad, Serbia, Faculty of Economics
    • Bachelor of Science, Economics and Business Administration
    • Major : Finance, Banking and Insurance
    • Top student award (average grade 9.7/10)
  • 2008 - 2009: Washington, USA
    • Business major with concentration in Finance
    • Full scholarship for an exchange program
    • sponsored by U.S.A.I.D. (average grade 3.9/ 4)

Titel und Abstract des Dissertationsprojektes

Research interest: Economic Policy, Labor Markets and Employment, Inequality


  • Society for Advancement in Socio-Economics conference on Inequality in the 21st Century, London, School of Economics and Political Science, London 2015.
  • IAB PHD Workshop Perspectives on (Un-) Employment, Germany 2014.
  • SAFE conference on Behavioural Aspects of Macroeconomics and Finance, Milan, Italy 2014.
  • ISCET Biannual International Conference For Social Sciences, Porto, Portugal 2014.
  • Herrenhausen conference: "Re-Thinking Social Inequality", Volkswagen Stiftung, Hannover, Germany, 2014.
  • European Economic Association Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2013.



  • Wage Inequality, Skill Inequality and Employment: Evidence from PIAAC (work in progress)
  • Schumpeter School International Comparative Institutional Data Base, Schumpeter Discussion papers, Wuppertal 2015.
  • together with Ronald Schettkat: Does Inequality Promote Employment? An International Comparison (revise and resubmit)
  • together with Ronald Schettkat: Consistently wrong: Neoclassical micro – foundations and macroeconomic policy ineffectiveness hypothesis. Schumpeter Discussion papers, Wuppertal 2013.

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