Dr. Benjamin Lochner
|Phone Number||0911/5302 319|
|Office Hours||By Appointment|
|Teaching||Macroeconomics, International Finance|
Benjamin Lochner is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He is also a senior researcher at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB).
Benjamin Lochner’s research focuses on the intersection of macro and labor. He studies individual heterogeneity, allocation mechanisms with search frictions as well as macroeconomic dynamics.
Link to his personal website.
Recent Research Visits:
- Dale Mortensen Centre, Aarhus University, 11/2019
- Dale Mortensen Centre, Aarhus University, 09/2018
- University of Hong Kong, 05/2018
- Dale Mortensen Centre, Aarhus University, 04/2018
- Dale Mortensen Centre, Aarhus University, 12/2017
Recent Working Papers:
- Firm Productivity, Wages, and Sorting (with Bastian Schulz) (Link to WP)
- Do Minimum Wages Improve Self-Rated Health? Evidence from a Natural Experiment (with Lucas Hafner) (Link to WP)
Search and the Gender Wage Gap (with Christian Merkl)
(Draft will be available soon)
- The IAB Job Vacancy Survey – Design and Research Potential (with Mario Bossler, Nicole Gürtzgen, Alexander Kubis, and Benjamin Küfner)
published in 2020 in the Journal of Labour Market Research Vol. 54 (Link)
- The German minimum wage: effects on productivity, profitability, and investments (with Mario Bossler, Nicole Gürtzgen, Ute Betzl, and Lisa Feist)
published in 2020 in Journal of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 240, 2/3 (Link)
A simple algorithm to link „last hires“ from the Job Vacancy Survey to administrative records.
FDZ-Methodenreport, 06/2019) (Link)
Auswirkungen des gesetzlichen Mindestlohns auf Betriebe und Unternehmen, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (with Mario Bossler, Nicole Gürtzgen, Ute Betzl, Feist and Jan Wegmann)
IAB-Forschungsbericht 04/2018 (Link)
Work in Progress:
- Household Labor Supply and Worker Flows: New Evidence from Joint Job Search from Germany (with Bastian Schulz)
What explains the Large Firm Wage Premium? (with Daniel Bias)