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Silke Tophoven

Phone +49 (911) 179 6312

Research Department

Joblessness and Social Inclusion


Working Group

Gender Studies


Quality of Employment


Data Quality


Professional career

Silke Tophoven studied social sciences at the Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf (degree: Bachelor of Arts) and completed her MA course in "Sociology and social research" at the University of Bremen. She wrote her Master Thesis on the subject of "Transition to lower secondary school against the background of income poverty of the family" (Der Übergang in die Sekundarstufe I vor dem Hintergrund familialer Einkommensarmut) in 2009. Ms Tophoven has been a member of the research staff of the Research Department "Joblessness and Social Inclusion" at IAB since October 2009.