René Böheim
Research Fellow

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Böheim René Böheim in an associate professor at the Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz. He studied Economics at the University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, and at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna. He received his PhD from the University of Essex, Colchester, in 2002.

His research focuses on labor economics, population economics, and applied microeconometrics. Recent projects are on the gender wage gap, labour supply, job creation, and the economic consequences of divorce. Recent publications appeared in Economics Letter, Labour Economics, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, and in Industrial Relations.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2003.
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IZA World of Labor article: The effect of early retirement schemes on youth employment
IZA Discussion Papers:
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10446  José-Ignacio Antón
René Böheim
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
The Effects of International Migration on Native Workers' Unionisation in Austria
10011  René Böheim
Christoph Freudenthaler
Mario Lackner
Gender Differences in Risk-Taking: Evidence from Professional Basketball
8463  René Böheim
Thomas Horvath
Karin Mayr
Birthplace Diversity and Productivity Spill-overs in Firms
7243  René Böheim
Mario Lackner
Gender and Competition: Evidence from Jumping Competitions
(forthcoming: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 2015)
7064  René Böheim
Marco Francesconi
Martin Halla
Does Custody Law Affect Family Behavior In and Out of Marriage?
6005  René Böheim
Thomas Leoni
Firms' Moral Hazard in Sickness Absences
5665  René Böheim
Mario Lackner
Returns to Education in Professional Football
(published in: Economics Letters, 2012, 114 (3), 326-328)
4492  René Böheim
Martina Zweimüller
The Employment of Temporary Agency Workers in the UK: With or Against the Trade Unions?
(published in: Economica, 2013, 80 (317), 65–95)
3144  René Böheim
Ana Rute Cardoso
Temporary Agency Work in Portugal, 1995–2000
(published as 'Temporary help services employment in Portugal, 1995-2000' in: David H. Autor (ed.), Studies of Labor Market Intermediation. Chicago: Chicago Univ. Press and NBER, 2009, 520-560)
2221  René Böheim
Andrea Weber
The Effects of Marginal Employment on Subsequent Labour Market Outcomes
(published in: German Economic Review, 2011, 12 (2), 165 - 181)
1963  René Böheim
Ulrike Muehlberger
Dependent Forms of Self-employment in the UK: Identifying Workers on the Border between Employment and Self-employment
(published in: Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung/Journal for Labour Market Research, 2009, 42 (2), 182-95)
1834  René Böheim
Karin Mayr
Immigration and Public Spending
1602  René Böheim
Alfred M. Stiglbauer
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
When and How to Create a Job: The Survival of New Jobs in Austrian Firms
(published in: Economics Letters, 2009, 105 (1), 17-19)
1554  René Böheim
Helmut Hofer
Christine Zulehner
Wage Differences Between Men and Women in Austria: Evidence from 1983 and 1997
(published as 'Wage differences between Austrian men and women: semper idem?' in: Empirica, 2007, 34 (3), 213-29)
1081  René Böheim
Mark P. Taylor
And in the Evening She's a Singer with the Band – Second Jobs, Plight or Pleasure?