Michael J. Böhm

Assistant Professor ("Juniorprofessor") at
Bonn University

Institute for Applied Microeconomics
Lennéstr 43
53113 Bonn

Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE)
Visiting Researcher at the Swedish House of Finance


I am an assistant professor at Bonn University, an associate at the Centre for Economic Performance's Labour Markets Programme, and a visiting researcher at the Swedish House of Finance.

Curriculum Vitae

My CV can be downloaded here (as a pdf-file).


The Wage Effects of Job Polarization: Evidence from the Allocation of Talents
(previous CEP Discussion Paper version here)
Media Coverage: VoxEU; CentrePiece

The Allocation of Talent over the Business Cycle and its Long-Term Effect on Sectoral Productivity
(with Martin Watzinger, Munich; CEP Discussion Paper version here)
Media Coverage: LSE USAPP; Guardian HEN; Times HE

Concentration Versus Re-Matching? Evidence on the Locational Effects of Commuting Costs
(CEP Discussion Paper version here) 

Work in Progress

Measuring and Assessing the Effect of Job Mismatch

(with Yona Rubinstein, LSE)

School Forms and Opportunity: Evidence from UK Board Members
(with Tom Kirchmaier, Manchester Business School)

The Race between the Supply and Demand for Experience
(with Christian Siegel, University of Exeter)


Applied Microeconometrics (B.Sc. level, summer term 2014)

Talent Sorting (Ph.D. level; winter term 2013/14)

The Nature of Human Motivation and Labour Market Outcomes (M.Sc. level; winter term 2013/14)
(with Thomas Dohmen)