Katja Maria Kaufmann is assistant professor at the Department of Economics at Mannheim University. Her research interests are at the intersection of development and labor economics, family economics, economics of education, and the study of inequality and intergenerational mobility.
She received her B.A. and M.A. (Diplom) in Economics from Cologne University (Germany) as well as a Ph.D. and M.A. degree from Economics at Stanford University (USA).