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Michael Lechner

Michael Lechner

Michael Lechner

Prof. Dr.

Professor of Economics with special focus on Applied Microeconometrics

SEW-HSG
Büro 06-301
Varnbüelstrasse 14
9000 St. Gallen
Further fields of research

Sports and Health Economics

Affiliations

Research Fellow of the CEPR, London, PSI, London, IAB, Nuremberg, IZA, Bonn and CESifo, München

Member of German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

Fields of research

Sports and Labor Economics

Machine Learning & Econometrics

Editorial Board

Coeditor of Empirical Economics (2014-2017).
Coeditor of the German Economic Review (2013-2017).

Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Labour Market Research (2013-).
Co-Editor of economics (2006-).
Member of the Editorial Board of Foundations and Trends in Econometrics (2004-).

Associate editor of Econometric Reviews (2010-2013).
Member of the Editorial Board of the German Economic Review (2012-2013).
Associate editor of the Journal of Labor Economics (2008-2012).
Associate editor of the Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (2007-2010).
Associate editor of Labour (2006-2012).
Co-editor of a Special Issue of Empirical Economics on Programm Evaluation (2013).
Associate editor of Empirical Economics (2002-2006).

Talks

Selection:

2022:

  • Keynote, Annual Meeting of the Verein für Socialpolitik (German Economic Association), Basel, 12.9.2022
  • Ausschuss für Ökonometrie im VfS, Annual Conference,  Kloster Hegne am Bodensee, 07. - 09.04.2022

2021:

  • Keynote, SSES Annual Conference, Online, 10.-11.06.2021
  • COMPIE 2021, University of Mannheim, Online, 23. - 25.06.2021
  • Keynote, Data Science, Statistics & Visualisation (DSSV) Conference, Online, 07. - 09.07.2021

2020:

  • Labour Seminar, Engelberg, Schweiz, 12. - 14.01.2020
  • Bevölkerungsökonomischer Ausschuss, Basel, Schweiz, 13. - 15.02.2020
  • IZA Workshop on Labour Market Institutions, Online, September 2020
  • Keynote, DZHW und Deutsche Akademie für Soziologie, Online, Oktober 2020
  • Keynote, Institute of Employment Research, Online, November 2020 

2019:

  • ECASE Workshop, Rotterdam, Niederlande, 02.2019
  • DAGStat Conference, München, Germany, 18. - 22.03.2019
  • HCHE Hamburg, Germany, 03. - 07.05.2019
  • SSES Jahreskonferenz, Genf, Switzerland, 13. - 14.06.2019
  • IAAE, Nikosia, Zypern, 24. - 28.06.2019
  • EEA-ESEM, Manchester, England, 26. - 30.08.2019
  • ROeS, Lausanne, Switzerland, 10. - 12.09.2019
  • EMbeDS Workshop, St. Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy, 11.2019 
Main Focuses

Causal Machine Learning, Sports, labour, health, and population economics.; Microeconometrics.

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