Sebastian Siegloch is Assistant Professor for Economic Policy and Political Economy at the University of Mannheim (since August 2014). He received his Ph.D. (summa cum laude) for his dissertation "Labor Market Effects of Public Policy" from the University of Cologne in July 2013. Prior to his doctoral studies, he studied Economics and Political Science at the University of Cologne and at Sciences Po Paris, graduating as Diplom-Volkwirt (equiv. M.A. Economics) in 2009. In addition, he received a degree from the Cologne School of Political and Economic Journalism (equiv. B.A. Journalism) in 2007.
His current research interests are empirical public and labor economics as well as applied microeconometrics. He is particularly interested in the labor market effects of income and corporate taxation.
Sebastian joined IZA as a Resident Research Affiliate under the IZA Scholarship Program in 2009 and became a Research Associate in January 2013. He continues to cooperate closely with IZA as a Research Fellow.