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.

Research interests

Economic Branch and Sector Analysis
Labour Market Analysis
Social Monitoring

Publications of Anja Sonnenburg

Anja Sonnenburg


  • Economic and Social Affairs


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