Sandra Schaffner has been heading the Research Data Center (FDZ Ruhr) at RWI since February 2012. Further, she has been a research associate since April 2005.
Her research interests are in the field of regional economics, especially regional inequality and housing. Further, her research is in labor and education economics and applied econometrics.
Sandra Schaffner is responsible for the research data management at RWI. She has developed the RWI real estate index (RWI-GEO-REDX).