Dr. Katarina Zigova


International Center for Higher Education Research (INCHER)
University of Kassel
Moenchebergstr. 17
34109 Kassel, Germany

Katarina joined INCHER-Kassel in October 2021 as post-doctoral researcher within the newly established research group on Multilevel Competition in Academia around Prof. Guido B├╝nstorf. She graduated from Comenius University in Bratislava (2000) and Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna (2002) with degrees in Mathematics and Economics. After her graduate studies she spent six years working as consultant for United Nations (UNIDO in Vienna and UNDP in Bratislava) before she commenced her doctoral studies in Quantitative Economics at the University of Konstanz. Since obtaining her doctoral degree in 2014 she worked as postdoctoral researcher at the University of Konstanz and Freiburg. In her research she focuses on topical problems in the Economics of Education, Science and Personnel fields.