Department of Social Policy and Intervention
Lukas Lehner is a DPhil candidate at the Department of Social Policy and Intervention and a member of St Edmund Hall. His research is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Scatcherd European and the Saven European scholarships of the University of Oxford. His research interests are empirical macro and labour economics, applied microeconometrics, and comparative political economy.
In his dissertation, Lukas is investigating low wage growth across advanced economies and its implications on economic inequalities. Linking survey with register data, he applies advanced microeconometric methods to identify the drivers of wage dynamics underlying aggregate trends.
Previously, Lukas worked as a Young Associate Economist at the OECD Economics Department in Paris, as a Junior Economist at the International Labour Organization in Geneva and as a Research Assistant at the London School of Economics. He holds an MSc in Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Economics from the Vienna University of Economics.