Andreas Leibing is doctoral candidate at the Berlin School of Economics and a research associate at the Department of Education and Family at DIW. He studied Economics at the University of Göttingen, the LMU Munich and at Université Paris-Saclay, earning his M.Sc. in Economics from LMU Munich in 2019. His master thesis empirically studied the effect of recessions on high school graduate’s college enrollment decisions as well as later job market outcomes and associated competencies. From 2016 to 2019, he worked as a research assistant for the ifo Institute’s Center for Industrial Organization and New Technologies. His research interests mainly lie in the fields of Education and Labor Economics.