Julia is a postdoctoral researcher at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) Berlin and the Berlin School of Economics. She is further affiliated with the IZA. Julia obtained her PhD from the Free University of Berlin and the DIW Graduate Center in 2019. She holds a Master's in economics from University College London and a Bachelor's in economics from the University of Mannheim. She gained experience at the University of Mannheim, at the Center for European Economic Research, at the IFS in London, and at the WU Vienna. Her research interest is in Applied Microeconometrics, with an emphasis on Labor Economics, Economics of Migration, and Gender Economics.