Clara joined the Gender Studies Research Group at the DIW in April 2018 as a postdoctoral researcher, where she is currently working on the implications of parental leave benefits and discrimination in the labor market.
Clara did her PhD at the DIW Graduate Center, the public economics department of the DIW, and the FU Berlin from 2013 to 2017. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy & Economics from the University of Bayreuth and a Master’s degree in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from the University of Amsterdam.
After completing her Master’s degree in August 2012, Clara worked as a consultant for the World Bank in Washington DC, at the department of Human Development in the MENA region. During her doctoral studies, she worked for the OECD in Paris and the European Commission in Brussels.