Dr. Benjamin Lochner

Dr. Benjamin Lochner

Room Number 3.158
E-Mail Address Benjamin.Lochner@fau.de
Phone Number 0911/5302 319
Office Hours By Appointment
Teaching Macroeconomics, International Finance

About him:

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:

Journal Publications:

Data Reports:

Policy Reports:

  • 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)