Aislinn Bohren

Associate Professor of Economics (SPRING LEAVE 2024)

Aislinn Bohren is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at Penn. She studies various topics in microeconomics with a focus on models of information and how individuals interact in dynamic settings. Her research explores questions related to learning under model misspecification, discrimination, information aggregation, moral hazard and the econometrics of randomized experiments. The work on discrimination has both theoretical and empirical components, and builds on her research on learning under model misspecification. Her work in the other four areas is theoretical, and includes applications to designing rating systems, information campaigns and committees, and providing incentives in online labor markets.

Professor Bohren received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California San Diego and her B.S. from the University of Richmond. She is a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, a member of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group, and an associate editor at the American Economic Review, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Economic Literature, and Theoretical Economics.