Silvan Häs

University College London | Institute of Education | London | United Kingdom

PhD Project

Children from workless backgrounds and the mediating role of parents

  • Isolate the effect of parents’ unemployment on school children’s educational performance using PISA 2003 and 2012 data
  • Supplementing findings from cross-sectional PISA data using panel data such as the Millennium Cohort Study
  • Analyse findings across and within countries in order to understand how educational policies mitigate the role of parent’s unemployment

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2018: Master of Science in Economics at the University of Bonn, Germany
  • 2015: Bachelor of Science in Economics at the University of Bonn, Germany
Work Experience
  • 2018: Traineeship at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy
  • 2017: Internship at KfW German Development Bank in Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2015: Internship at Deutsche Telekom AG in Bonn, Germany
Publications and Presentations
  • Anders, J., Häs, S., Jerrim, J., Shure, N., & Zieger, L. (2019, September). Is Canada really an Education “Super Power”? Non-Response and Representativeness in PISA. Presentation at the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Hamburg
  • Häs, S. (2016).The Selection Effect by Priest and Klein (1984): Robustness towards the relaxation of initial assumptions. The Bonn Journal of Economics, V(1)
Academic Teaching
  • 2016-2018: Teaching assistant at the Department of Finance and Statistics, University of Bonn
  • 2017: Tutor for the mathematics pre-course for economics students at the University of Bonn