Ben Elsner is Professor of Economics at University College Dublin.
He is an applied microeconomist with particular interest in human capital (migration, education, impact of the environment). His work has been published in the Economic Journal, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Human Resources, among others.
Before joining UCD in 2018, Ben spent five years at IZA as a Senior Research Associate. He remains involved with IZA as co-editor of the journal Research in Labo Economics.
Ben holds a PhD from Trinity College Dublin, and a Diplom/M.A. from the University of Regensburg/Germany.