I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. I am also a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE. Here is my CV.

I will be visiting Berkeley from August 2022 to February 2023.

Research Interests

Labor Economics, Urban Economics


The Persistence of Local Joblessness (with Alan Manning)

American Economic Review, 108(7), 2018

Online Appendix

Article on LSE's USAPP blog

Podcast on The Ballpark

Do Households Use Homeownership to Insure Themselves? Evidence Across US Cities (with Jonathan Halket)

Quantitative Economics, 5(3), 2014

Working Papers

Monopsony and the Wage Effects of Migration (with Alan Manning)

Under review

Latest draft

CEP Discussion Paper

Immigration, Local Crowd-Out and Undercoverage Bias

Latest draft

CEP Discussion Paper

The Contribution of Immigration to Local Labor Market Adjustment

Revision requested by Journal of Labor Economics

Latest draft

CEP Discussion Paper

Education and Geographical Mobility: The Role of the Job Surplus

Under review

Latest draft

CEP Discussion Paper

Old CEP Discussion Paper with endogenous wages

Article on LSE's USAPP blog

Commuting, Migration and Local Joblessness (with Alan Manning)

Latest draft

The Impact of Migration in a Monopsonistic Labor Market: Theoretical Insights

Work in Progress

Immigration and Monopsony: Evidence Across the Distribution of Firms (with Jan Stuhler)

Preliminary draft

Spatial Hysteresis (with Mike Elsby and Axel Gottfries)

Policy Papers

Fiscal Sustainability of an Independent Scotland (with Rowena Crawford and Gemma Tetlow; IFS report)

Edinburgh launch covered by all major news outlets, 700 media mentions, 95,000 downloads

The UK’s Public Finances in the Long Run: The IFS Model (with Rowena Crawford and Gemma Tetlow)

Contact Details

Email: michael.amior(at)mail.huji.ac.il

Address: Department of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel