Eva Sierminska

LISER, Luxembourg, and DIW Berlin and IZA, Germany

The IZA World of Labor is an exciting and innovating endeavor that will bring academics and policymakers a step closer to each other. It is exciting to be a part of this project.

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Research Economist, LISER, Luxembourg

Research interest

Labor economics, population economics

Past positions

Research Economist, CPES/INSTEAD Research Institute, 2007–2015


PhD Economics, John Hopkins University, 2003

Selected publications

  • “Myth of fact? The beauty premium across the wage distribution in Germany.” Economics Letters 129 (2015) (with K. Doorley).

  • “Cross-national differences in wealth portfolios at the intensive margin: Is there a role for polcies?” Research on Economic Inequality 22 (2014) (with K. Doorley).

  • “Wealth distribution within couples.” Review of the Economics of the Household 11:4 (2013) (with M. Grabka and J. Marcus).

  • “Job flows, demographics and the great recession.” Research in Labor Economics 32 (2011) (with Y. Takhtamanova).

  • “Examining the gender wealth gap.” Oxford Economic Papers 62:4 (2010): 669–690 (with J. Frick and M. Grabka).