Benjamin Schoefer

Research Fellow

University of California, Berkeley

Benjamin Schoefer is an assistant professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

His research covers macroeconomics and labor economics. In much of his work, he uses microeconomic data and quasi-experimental variation generated by economic policies to study macroeconomic theories of wage determination and employment adjustment.

He holds B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University. He is affiliated with IZA, NBER, CEPR, and CESifo. He was awarded the 2021 Sloan Research Fellowship.

Benjamin Schoefer joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2021.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14963
published online in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 10 January 2024
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14465
published in: ILR Review, 2022, 75 (4), 857-890.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14163
revise and resubmit: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13076
forthcoming in: Review of Economics and Statistics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12799
published in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2021, 136 (2), 669-725.