Anja Sonnenburg studied economics at the University of Applied Sciences Bremen and the University of Hertfordshire (GB) and completed a master’s program in empirical social research at the University of Bremen. After completing her studies she worked in the scope of a postgraduate internship at the Prognos AG.
Since January 2014 she is working at the GWS’s department for Economic and Social Affairs. Her task fields cover the empirical analysis of industries and labour markets both on the national as on the regional level.
Anja Sonnenburg is especially responsible for the industry analyses of the construction industry, the IT services as well as several industry branches and is furthermore involved in the development of the data model SPARTEN.
In the area of labour market research she is working on projects for public and private clients concerned with the analysis of employment structures and personnel developments.
Economic Branch and Sector Analysis
Labour Market Analysis
Projects of Anja Sonnenburg
Publications of Anja Sonnenburg
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5-day training in Kazakhstan on macroeconomic evaluation of climate change impacts and climate change adaptation with the model e3.kz
The hands-on training for the e3.kz model (economy, energy, emission model for Kazakhstan) on macroeconomic evaluation of climate change impacts and climate change adaptation took place in…
Our figure of the month 09/2022: Continuous growth in employment in socially necessary service occupations is not enough
Socially necessary services (SRS) include sectors or branches of the economy that are indispensable for the functioning of our society. The need as well as the provision of these services…
Our figure of the month 08/2022: A development against the trend: growth in the number of apprentices for the occupation of plant mechanic for sanitary, heating, and air-conditioning technology in the last decade
Both the German government's heat pump offensive and the sharp rise in energy prices due to Russia's war against Ukraine are currently boosting demand for heat pumps and solar thermal systems…