Benjamin Schoefer

Fellow, Worker Power and Economic Security

As a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, Benjamin Schoefer researches wages, employment, and labor markets.

Benjamin Schoefer is an associate 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. Benjamin has published multiple peer-reviewed studies in journals including Review of Economic Studies and American Economic Review. He holds BA, MA, and PhD degrees from Harvard University.