Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.

Jörn Boehnke

Harvard University
Jörn Boehnke combines tools from computer science and applied microeconomics to answer questions in industrial organization.  He is an expert at sourcing and analyzing large data sets from all over the Internet.  His current work focuses on pricing cycles, energy policy, platform market dynamics, and large-scale demand estimation.
Boehnke joined the Center for Mathematical Sciences and Applications at Harvard University as a postdoctoral fellow in 2015.  He earned an MA and a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.  In addition, he completed a Diplom in mathematics and a Diplom in physics at Leipzig University.  He also spent two years abroad at Seoul National University (Republic of Korea) and one year at Nanjing University (PR China).  He has been awarded fellowships by the Haniel Foundation, the NET Institute, and the German National Academic Foundation, and served on program committees of the ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC) and the conference on Auctions, Market Mechanisms and Their Applications (AMMA).