Johannes Friedrich Schmieder

Associate Professor

Department of Economics
Boston University


BU Mailing Address:
Office # 305
270 Bay State Road
02115 Boston 



STUDENTS: If you are considering registering for one of my classes in the Spring semester, check out the "teaching" link on the left.

Article on Domestic Outsourcing in "Wirtschafts Woche"

New paper"A Context-robust Measure of the Disincentive Cost of Unemployment Insurance" 

Working Papers

R&R at the Journal of Public Economics

“Optimal Income Taxation with Unemployment and Wage Responses: A Sufficient Statistics Approach”
Kroft, Kory, Kavan Kucko, Etienne Lehmann, and Johannes F. Schmieder
Johannes F. Schmieder

"The Long-Term Impact of Job Displacement in Germany During the 1982 Recession on Earnings, Income, and Employment"
Joint with Till von Wachter and Stefan Bender 
Featured in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Oct. 31, 2009 


Johannes F. Schmieder and Till von Wachter
American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 2017, Vol. 5, 343-348

Deborah Goldschmidt and Johannes F. Schmieder, Web Appendix
NBER Working Paper No. 21366,
Quarterly Journal of Economics, accepted.

Stefano DellaVigna, Attila Lindner, Balazs Reizer, Johannes F. Schmieder, Web Appendix
NBER Working Paper No. 22257, 
Quarterly Journal of Economics, accepted

"Identifying Couples in Administrative Data" (New version: December 2016)
Deborah Goldschmidt, Wolfram Klosterhuber, and Johannes F. Schmieder
available as FDZ-Methodenreport 09/2014, 
Journal for Labor Market Researchaccepted

“The Effects of Unemployment Insurance: New Evidence and Interpretation” 

Johannes F. Schmieder and Till von Wachter
Annual Review of Economics, 2016, Vol. 8: 547–581, Download Web Appendix 

"The Effect of Unemployment Benefits and Nonemployment Durations on Wages" 
Johannes F. Schmieder, Till von Wachter and Stefan Bender, available as NBER Working Paper No. 19772 Web Appendix 
American Economic Review, 2016, Vol. 106, No. 3: 739-77

Schmollers Jahrbuch - Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, 2013, Vol. 133, No. 4.: 477-510
earlier version is available as: FDZ Methodenreport, 2010

“The Longterm Effects of Unemployment Insurance Extensions on Employment”
Johannes F. Schmieder, Till von Wachter, and Stefan Bender
American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 2012, Vol. 102, No. 3: 520-525
"The Effects of Extended Unemployment Insurance over the Business Cycle:

Evidence from Regression Discontinuity Estimates over 20 Years"

Johannes F. Schmieder, Till von Wachter and Stefan Bender
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, Vol 127, No. 2: 701-752

"Does Wage Persistence Matter for Employment Fluctuations? Evidence from Displaced Workers"
Johannes F. Schmieder and Till von Wachter 
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2010, Lead Article, Vol. 2, No. 3: 1-21

"Air Pollution and Infant Health: Lessons from New Jersey"
Janet Currie, Matthew Neidell, and 
Johannes F. Schmieder
Journal of Health Economics, 2009, Vol. 28, No 3: 688-703
earlier version: NBER Working Paper No. 14196, 2008

"Fetal Exposures to Toxic Releases and Infant Health" 
Janet Currie and 
Johannes F. Schmieder
American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 2009, Vol. 99, No 2: 177-183
earlier version: NBER Working Paper No. 14352, 2008
Web Appendix