Sebastian Königs is a Labour Economist / Social Policy Analyst at the OECD, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs.

He holds a DPhil (PhD) in Economics from the University of Oxford, a graduate degree in Economics from HEC Lausanne and an undergraduate degree from the University Maastricht. He previously worked as a part-time researcher at Statistics Norway and as a consultant for the OECD and the World Bank.

His main research interests are in income and wealth inequalities, the receipt of income support and in social and employment policies for disadvantaged young people.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in July 2013.