Nicolas Ziebarth is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department for Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. Before coming to Cornell, Nicolas worked as a research associate at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). He earned his PhD in economics from the Berlin University of Technology (TU Berlin) in 2011. His PhD thesis is titled "Sickness Absence and Economic Incentives." It has been awarded the Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award 2011.

Nicolas Ziebarth's research is in the field of applied health and labor economics. In particular, he analyzes the interaction of social security systems with labor markets and population health. Another focus of his work is the driving forces and implications of health-related behavior.

Nicolas Ziebarth's work has been published in economic journals such as the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Health Economics, the Journal of Human Resources, the Journal of Applied Econometrics, the International Economic Review or The Economic Journal, but also in multidisciplinary and policy journals such as Health Policy, Health Services Research or Social Science & Medicine.

Nicolas Ziebarth joined IZA as a Research Fellow in March 2011.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7279
published as 'Inevitable? Doping Attitudes among Berliners in 2011: The Role of Socialist State Socialisation and Athlete Experience' in the : European Journal of Public Health, 2016, 26(3): 520-522
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6241
revised version published as: 'Does Price Framing Affect the Consumer Price Sensitivity of Health Plan Choice?' in: Journal of Human Resources, 2017, 52(1): 89-128
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4787
revised version published as 'Welfare-Related Health Inequality: Does the Choice of Measure Matter?' in: European Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 14 (3), 431-442