Markus Poschke is an Associate Professor of Economics and William Dawson Scholar at McGill University, Montreal. He received his PhD from the European University Institute (EUI), Florence.

His main research interests include the macroeconomics of labor markets, heterogeneity in macroeconomics, entrepreneurship, and firm dynamics. Currently, his research focusses on labor market frictions and their impact on wage and self-employment. He also studies wealth inequality, and optimal taxation when markets are incomplete. His work in these areas has been published in the leading journals in macroeconomics. In 2018, he received the Bank of Canada's Governor's Award.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in August 2006 and became a Research Fellow in March 2009.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 5246
published in: Review of Finance, 2011, 15 (4), 727-756
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5202
superseded by DP 7991.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4893
published in: Applied Economics Letters, 2013, 20 (7), 658-663
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4247
published in: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2011, 3 (3), 127-158
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3816
published in: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2013, 37 (3), 693-710
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3164
published in: Journal of Monetary Economics, 2009, 56(8), 1074-1085
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