Julia Bock-Schappelwein studied Economics at the University of Vienna and has been working as an economist in the WIFO Research
Group "Labour Market, Income and Social Security" since 2004. Her areas of expertise include labour market, education and
migration-specific issues, in particular the education and training system and the labour market, structural aspects of employment
and unemployment and the analysis of the labour market situation of foreign workers in Austria. She is currently working on
gender-specific issues as well as digitisation and work. She is involved in the preparation of the WIFO short and medium-term
forecast and national expert in the Skillsnet network of Cedefop and works for the "Mutual Learning Programme" of the European
Commission, DG EMPL. Julia Bock-Schappelwein has published numerous WIFO studies and in internationally peer-reviewed journals.