Assistant Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Simon Jäger is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He graduated with a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University after studying economics at the University of Bonn and at the University of California, Berkeley. His work combines experimental and quasi-experimental methods with large administrative datasets to shed light on the functioning of labor markets and the origins and consequences of inequality. He holds affiliations with the NBER, CEPR, IZA, CESifo and briq and was a Visiting Fellow at Stanford University during the academic year 2019–2020.
Recent work by Simon Jäger
Novel administrative data reveal that firms share a significant amount of rents with temporary workers, but less than with their permanent employees
Temp agency workers in Argentina receive 49% of the workplace-specific pay premia earned by regular workers in user firms