Andreas Peichl

ifo Center for Macroeconomics and Surveys, University of Munich, 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

Director of the ifo Center for Macroeconomics and Surveys, and Professor of Economics at the University of Munich, Germany

Research interest

Public economics, labor economics, and welfare economics

Past positions

Head of “International Distribution and Redistribution” Research Group, ZEW Mannheim and Professor of Quantitative Public Economics at the University of Mannheim, Germany (2013-2017); 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)