Ben Kriechel is managing partner at Economix Research. He is expert in labour market research and research methodology. He is specialized inpersonnel and labour economics, education economics using economic theory, empirical methods, and qualitative techniques. Ben Kriechel has taught courses in personnel and labour economics, research methodology and econometrics.

Ben Kriechel graduated ('cum laude') from Maastricht University, where he also obtained his PhD. His Ph.D. research focused on large scale displacement of workers combining firm-level and survey data. He has been visiting Brandeis University, the NORC at the University of Chicago, and the IZA in Bonn. Ben Kriechel has worked on topics in personnel economics, worker displacement, labour mobility and skills forecasting.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate and became a Research Fellow in May 2004. He stayed at IZA as a Visiting Research Fellow from May until October 2008. He is also Research Fellow of the Research Centre of Education and the Labour Market ROA (Maastricht, the Netherlands)and council member of the Scottish Economic Society (SES).



IZA Discussion Paper No. 9697
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2017, 57, 52-65
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8355
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014, 106, 335-351
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8354
published in: Labour Economics, 2014, 30, 176-184
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6497
published in: Industrial Relations, 2014, 66 (5), 1095-1112
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6373
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2017, 134, 408-429
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5794
published in: Applied Economics, 2013, 45 (13), 1719-1729
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2865
published in: Edward Lazear and Katryn Shaw (eds.), The Structure of Wages: An International Comparisons, NBER and University of Chicago Press, 2008
IZA Discussion Paper No. 867
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2004, 17 (2), 193-228