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Clara Schäper

Clara Schäper

Research Associate of the Gender Economics Research Group

Ph.D. Student of the Public Economics Department

Research Topics and Working Areas
  • Labor and employment
  • Gender
  • Family
  • Applied Microeconometrics

Clara Schäper joined the DIW Berlin Graduate Center as a PhD student in 2020. She obtained her B.Sc. in Economics at the University of Mannheim and her M.Sc. in Applied Economics with a major in Public Policy and Development (PPD) at the Paris School of Economics (PSE). In her master’s thesis she studied the interdependence between discrimination in hiring and segregation on the firm- and geographical-level in France. During her studies, she worked as a research assistant at the chair of Development and Macroeconomics at the University of Mannheim and the Labour Group of the Public Policy Institut (IPP) at the PSE. Prior to starting her PhD, Clara further gained professional and research experience in the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Commission in Brussels as well as in the Research Group Gender Economics of the DIW Berlin. Clara's research interests are gender and family economics, labour economics, applied microeconometrics and the intersection of those fields.


DIW Wochenbericht 38 / 2023

#EconMeToo und was daraus in der Wissenschaft folgen muss: Kommentar

2023| Clara Schäper
DIW Weekly Report 9 / 2023

Gender Care Gap and Gender Pay Gap Increase Substantially until Middle Age

2023| Clara Schäper, Annekatrin Schrenker, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Wochenbericht 9 / 2023

Gender Pay Gap und Gender Care Gap steigen bis zur Mitte des Lebens stark an

2023| Clara Schäper, Annekatrin Schrenker, Katharina Wrohlich
DIW Wochenbericht 35 / 2019

Elterngeld und Elterngeld Plus: Nutzung durch Väter gestiegen, Aufteilung zwischen Müttern und Vätern aber noch sehr ungleich

2019| Claire Samtleben, Clara Schäper, Katharina Wrohlich
Externe referierte Aufsätze

Causal Misperceptions of the Part-time Pay Gap

In: Labour Economics 83 (2023), 102396 | Terese Backhaus, Clara Schäper, Annekatrin Schrenker



Closing the Gaps? The Impact of Student Aid Eligibility on Application Behavior to Higher Education

Clara Schäper
Regensburg, 24.09.2023 - 27.09.2023
| Growth and the 'sociale Frage': Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2023