Andreas Peichl

ZEW, University of Mannheim, and IZA, Germany

I’m excited to be a part of this innovative project. I hope that policymakers and academics alike will find World of Labor a useful way to quickly learn the latest state of research on a wide range of issues in labor policy

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Head of ZEW’s Research Group “International Distribution and Redistribution” and Professor of Quantitative Public Economics at the University of Mannheim, Germany

Research interest

Public economics, labor economics, and welfare economics

Past positions

Senior Research Associate, IZA Bonn, 2008–2013


PhD Economics, University of Cologne, 2008

Selected publications

  • “Automatic stabilizers and economic crisis: US vs. Europe.” Journal of Public Economics 96:3–4 (2012): 279–294 (with M. Dolls and C. Fuest).

  • “Accounting for labor demand effects in structural labor supply models.” Labour Economics 19:1 (2012): 129–138 (with S. Siegloch).

  • Comparing Labor Supply Elasticities in Europe and the US: New Results. IZA Discussion Paper No. 6735 [forthcoming in Journal of Human Resources] (with O. Bargain and K. Orsini).

  • “Fiscal union in Europe? Redistributive and stabilising effects of a European tax-benefit system and fiscal equalisation mechanism.” Economic Policy (Forthcoming) (with O. Bargain, M. Dolls, C. Fuest, D. Neumann, N. Pestel, and S. Siegloch).

  • “Fair and efficient taxation under partial control” [forthcoming in Economic Journal] (with E. Ooghe)