Sebastian Siegloch is a professor of economics at the University of Cologne and member of the DFG Excellence Cluster ECONtribute of the Universities of Cologne and Bonn. Until May 2022, he was a professor at the University of Mannheim and Head of the Research Department "Inequality and Public Policy" at the ZEW-Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research.

His research is on the intersection of Public, Labor and Urban Economics. He is currently studying the effects of local business and property taxes on various labor market outcomes, such as wages, employment and rents. In 2021, he was awarded an ERC starting grant for the project "Housing, Inequality and Public Policies (HIPPO)". Stay tuned for first results.

His work has been published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of the European Economic Association and the Journal of Public Economics among others.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 6585
revised version published as 'Fiscal Union in Europe? Redistributive and Stabilizing Effects of a European Tax-Benefit System and Fiscal Equalization Mechanism' in: Economic Policy, 2013, 28 (75), 375-422
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6102
revised version published in: Social Choice and Welfare, 2013, 41 (4), 789-817
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5520
revised version published in: Public Choice, 2013, 156(3-4), 653-676
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5440
revised version pubished in 2 parts - as 'Comparing inequality aversion across countries when labor supply responses differ' in: International Tax and Public Finance, 2014, 21, 845 - 873 (also available as IZA DP 7215) and as 'Tax-Benefit Revealed Social Preferences in Europe and the US' in: Annals of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 113/114, 257 -28
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5350
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2012, 19 (1), 129-138
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5220
revised version published as 'Distributional consequences of labor-demand shocks: the 2008–2009 recession in Germany' in: International Tax and Public Finance, 2012, 19 (1), 118-138
IZA Policy Paper No. 74
published in: Energy Policy, 2014, 75, 266-277
IZA Standpunkt Nr. 86
published in: Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 2016, 17 (3), 264-275