Dr. Anja Oppermann

Anja Oppermann Portrait
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anja.oppermann [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
E 202


Since 01/2018   Officer for Research and Career Development, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)

08/2014 – 12/2017   Researcher German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW), Research Area 2: Research System and Science Dynamics (formerly iFQ – Institute for Research Information and Quality Assurance)

01/2013 – 12/2014    Guest Researcher German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Department SOEP and Department Education and Family

10/2014     Dr. rer. pol., dissertation: „The Time of Family Formation – An Examination of Selected Mechanisms Influencing Childbirth and Breastfeeding“, University of Cologne

2009 – 2014    Doctoral Candidate DFG Research Training Group SOCLIFE, University of Cologne

01/2009   Diploma in Social Sciences (MA-equivalent), University of Mannheim

Selected Publications

Oppermann, A. (forthcoming). Educational field and fertility in western Germany: an analysis of women born between 1955 and 1959. Vienna Yearbook of Population Research.

Lange, J., Oppermann, A., & Wegner, A. (2017). Vereinbarkeit von Beruf und Familie im Hochschul- und außeruniversitären Forschungssektor. Studien im Rahmen des Bundesberichts Wissenschaftlicher Nachwuchs (BuWiN 2017). Berlin: DZHW.

Kottwitz, A., Oppermann, A., & Spiess, C. K. (2016). Parental leave benefits and breastfeeding in Germany: Effects of the 2007 reform. Review of Economics of the Household, 14(4), 859-890.

Oppermann, A. (2014). Exploring the Relationship between Educational Field and Transition to Parenthood—An Analysis of Women and Men in Western Germany. European Sociological Review, 30(6), 728-749.

Oppermann, A. (2013). The Impact of Educational Fields on Fertility in Western Germany. Schmollers Jahrbuch, 133(2), 287-297.