Thomas Dohmen is Professor of Applied Microeconomics at the University of Bonn, Professor of Education and the Labour Market at the School of Business and Economics of Maastricht University, and Associated Member of IZA. 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. 16028
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2023, 212, 255-1266
IZA Discussion Paper No. 16026
Felipe Valencia Caicedo, Thomas Dohmen, Andreas Pondorfer
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2023, 215, 479–489.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 16025
published in: Experimental Economics, 2023, 26 (4), 955–985.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15854
This version: February 2024
IZA Discussion Paper No. 15763
published in: Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2023, 67, 193–214.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14835
Thomas Dohmen, Arjan Non, Tom Stolp
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2021, 192, 813–831
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