Dirk Neumann is a Junior Economist/Social Policy Analyst at the OECD in Paris and Research Associate at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim. From 2013 until 2016 he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) at the Université catholique de Louvain. He received his PhD in economics from the University of Cologne in 2013.
His research interests are in the field of public economics. Particularly, he is concerned with the analysis of tax-transfer systems with respect to their redistributive, stabilizing and labor supply effects.
Dirk joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in September 2009. From October 2011 until February 2013, he was a Resident Research Affiliate. Dirk became an IZA Research Fellow in July 2015.