Benjamin Elsner

Research Fellow

University College Dublin

Ben Elsner is Assistant Professor of Economics at University College Dublin.

He is an applied microeconomist with particular interest in education, migration, and microeconometrics. His work has been published in the Journal of International Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Population Economics and the Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics.

Before joining UCD in 2018, Ben spent five years at IZA as a Senior Research Associate. He remains involved with IZA as Deputy Director of the program area "Mobility and Migration" and became a Research Fellow in 2018.

Ben holds a PhD from Trinity College Dublin, and a Diplom/M.A. from the University of Regensburg/Germany.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13676
Benjamin Elsner, Jeff Concannon
forthcoming in: Robert M. Sauer (ed.): Encyclopedia of Global Migration
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11033
published in: International Tax and Public Finance, 2018, 25(6), 1490-1518
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10275
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2020, 142, 102317; Substantially revised version here
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9478
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2018, 53(2), 356-381
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9121
published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2017, 35(3), 787-828
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