Sebastian Königs is Senior Economist at the OECD, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs - Jobs and Income Division.

His current work mainly focuses on labour market and geographic inequalities.

Sebastian 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.

Sebastian joined the IZA network in 2013 as a Research Affiliate. He became a Research Fellow in 2023.