Job Market & Placements

Job Market & Placements

The Department of Economics at the University of Bonn supports graduates of the Bonn Graduate School of Economics and post docs of the department on the scientific job market.

Our alumni have obtained positions at prestigious universities in the U.S. (e.g. Harvard, Berkeley, Penn, UCLA, CalTech, Michigan, Minnesota), in Europe (e.g. Bocconi, University College London, Manchester, Pompeu Fabra, Rotterdam, Tilburg, Carlos III, Stockholm, Zurich), and in Germany (e.g. Mannheim, Munich, Berlin, Cologne). In addition, many of them now work in public institutions as well as in the non-academic sector (e.g., European Central Bank, German Bundesbank, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Bank of England, U.S. Federal Reserve Board, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge (MA), McKinsey, Boston Consulting).

Placement Director

BGSE Job Market Candidates:

Our current Job Market Candidates of the Bonn Graduate School of Economics can be found here.

Our Job Market Candidates 2023/24 (Post Docs)

We would like to provide interested institutions with an overview of our Post Docs available for employment here.

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Philipp Chapkovski

Job Market Paper: Information avoidance in a polarized society. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics

Research Topics: information avoidance, primarily using online or lab experiments. This entails studying why and how individuals choose not to acquire information that could influence their decision-making processes.

References: Marius Zoican (University of Toronto), Caterina Gianetti (University of Pisa), Gari Walkowitz (TU Bergakademie Freiberg)

Office: Adenauerallee 42 53113 Bonn - Institute for Applied Microeconomics

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Tomas Jagelka
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Tomáš Jagelka

Job Market Paper: Separating Preferences, Skills, and other Latent Personal Attributes from Endogenous Effort and Cognitive Noise

Research Topics: Primary fields: Applied Microeconomics: Labor Economics, Health Economics. Secondary fields: Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Industrial Organization

References: Professor Christian Belzil (École Polytechnique, CNRS, and Concordia University), Thomas Dohmen (University of Bonn), Erzo F.P. Luttmer (Dartmouth College and NBER), Amitabh Chandra (Harvard Kennedy School of Government and NBER)

Office: Lennestr. 43 - Institute of Applied Microeconomics


Helene Mass
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Helene Mass

Job Market Paper: Optimal testing in disclosure games 

Research Topics: Microeconomic Theory, in particular Information Economics, Mechanism Design, and Auction Theory

References: Stephan Lauermann (Universität Bonn), Sarah Auster (Universität Bonn), Dirk Bergemann (Yale University)

Office: Adenauerallee 24-42 - Institute for Microeconomics


Lucas Pahl
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Lucas Pahl

Job Market Paper: Robust Equilibria in Generic Extensive-form Games

Research Topics: Mathematical Economics and Game Theory

References: Sven Rady (U. of Bonn), Srihari Govindan (U. of Rochester), Paulo Barelli (U. of Rochester), Jose Carlos Pimienta (UNSW-Sydney).

Office: Lennestr. 43 - Institute of Microeconomics and HCM


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