Jörn-Steffen Pischke

Professor of Economics, London School of Economics; Senior research associate, Centre for Economic Performance

Jörn-Steffen (Steve) Pischke is a Professor at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance. He studied at the University of Konstanz in Germany, the State University of New York in Binghamton, and Princeton University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1992. Pischke worked at the Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim before moving to MIT in 1993. Since 2000, he’s been at the LSE, where he teaches Labour Economics and Econometrics.

Pischke has done research on vocational training and education policy, changes in the wage structure, retirement, migration, the transition in the East German labour market, and household savings. Together with Joshua Angrist he has published the two books Mostly Harmless Econometrics and Mastering ‘Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect. He is also a former Editor of the European Economic Review and the Economic Journal.

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