Thomas Dohmen is IZA Project Coordinator, Professor of Applied Microeconomics at the University of Bonn, and Professor of Education and the Labour Market at the School of Business and Economics of Maastricht University. From December 2007 until December 2012, he was Director of the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA). From January 2003 until November 2007, he was employed as a Research Associate at IZA. He studied economics at Maastricht University, where he received his Master's degree (M.A.) in Economics in December 1998 and his doctoral degree in May 2003. He also holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick (England). In his doctoral studies, he specialized in labor economics and applied microeconometrics. Thomas Dohmen visited the Economics Department at the University of Chicago from January 2002 until June 2002. His articles have appeared in journals such as the American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Journal, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Public Economics, European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and Science, among others. His current research interests are in behavioral and experimental economics,applied microeconometrics, life-cycle formation of cognitive & non-cognitive skills, psychology of incentives, personnel and organizational economics.

External Publications


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13723
Ruben C. Arslan, Martin Brümmer, Thomas Dohmen, Johanna Drewelies, Ralph Hertwig, Gert G. Wagner
published in: Scientific Reports, 2020, 10, No. 15365
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9504
revised version titled "Global Evidence on Economic Preferences" published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2018, 133(4), 1645-1692
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9333
published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2016, 44 (1), 182-200
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. 8263
published in: Labour Economics, 2014, 30, 71-85
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6955
published as 'The Impact of Negatively Reciprocal Inclinations on Worker Behavior: Evidence from a Retrenchment of Pension Rights' in: Management Science, 2016, 62(3), 668-681
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6470
published online in: Annual Review of Economics, 2012, 4, 453-478
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4170
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2009, 72 (3), 903-915
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3428
published in: Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung/Journal for Labour Market Research, 2008, 41 (2-3), 157-180.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3350
revised version published in: Industrial Labor Relations Review, 2014, 67 (2), 504-531.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3010
published in: Economics Letters, 2008, 99 (3), 454-457
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2735
revised version published in: American Economic Review, 2010, 100 (3), 1238–1260
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2655
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 92(3), 684–689
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2380
published in: Review of Economic Studies, 2012, 79 (2), 645-677
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2205
published in: The Economic Journal, 2009, 119 (536), 592 - 612
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2001
published in: American Economic Review, 2011, 101 (2), 556-590
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1905
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2008, 65, 636-653
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1730
revised version published as 'Individual Risk Attitudes: Measurement, Determinants, and Behavioral Consequences' in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2011, 9 (3), 522–550
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1595
revised version published as 'The Influence of Social Forces: Evidence from the Behavior of Football Referees' in: Economic Inquiry, 2008, 46(3), 411-424
IZA Discussion Paper No. 935
published in: Labour Economics, 2004, 11 (6), 741-763
IZA Discussion Paper No. 867
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2004, 17 (2), 193-228
IZA Discussion Paper No. 755
revised version published as IZA DP 1595
IZA Discussion Paper No. 210
published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2005, 35 (3), 305-325
IZA Discussion Paper No. 201
revised version published in: European Economic Review, 2004, 48 (3), 645-663