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Sebastian Königs is Senior Economist at the OECD, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Jobs and Income Division.
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 income and wealth inequalities and the role of income support systems.
He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in July 2013.