Michael J. Böhm is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Bonn, Germany, and a Research Affiliate at the Institute for Labor (IZA). His research interests center around labor economics and its intersections with econometrics, corporate finance, personnel, education, and macroeconomics. Dr. Böhm has extensively researched the effect that changes of occupations have had on inequality in the United States and in Germany. He has also recently studied the role of rising heterogeneity between firms on the wages of their workers in Sweden, and the effects of accelerating demographic changes on the US and German labor markets. Dr. Böhm obtained his PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and he has held extended research fellowships at the University of British Columbia and the Swedish House of Finance.
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