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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).