Frauke Peter is a Post Doctoral Research Associate at the Department Education and Family at DIW Berlin. She works on empirical questions regarding tertiary education as well as early childhood education and care. She examines among others the role of information on educational decision-making. Another research focus lies on social and emotional skills and their influence on educational choices. Yet, she also looks at potential determinants of the development of these skills. Frauke studied Economics in Paris, London and Berlin and works since 2012 in the Department Education and Family. Since 2013 she is a member of College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research.