René Böheim in an associate professor at the Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz. He studied Economics at the University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, and at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna. He received his PhD from the University of Essex, Colchester, in 2002.
His research focuses on labor economics, population economics, and applied microeconometrics. Recent projects are on the gender wage gap, labour supply, job creation, and the economic consequences of divorce. Recent publications appeared in Economics Letter, Labour Economics, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, and in Industrial Relations.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2003.