Eva Sierminska

LISER, Luxembourg, University of Arizona, USA, 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

Senior Research Economist, LISER, Luxembourg

Research interest

Labor economics, population economics

Past positions

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


PhD Economics, John Hopkins University, 2003

Selected publications

  • "Gender differences in economics PhD field specializations with correlated choices." Labour Economics 79 (2022) (with R. L. Oaxaca).

  • "Pension wealth and the gender wealth gap." European Journal of Population 38 (2022): 755–810 (with K. Cordova and M. Grabka).

  • "Wealth accumulation and retirement preparedness in cross-national perspective: A gendered analysis of outcomes among single adults." Journal of European of Social Policy 9 (2021) (with J. Gornick).

  • "Field specializations among beginning economists: Are there gender differences?" AEA Papers and Proceedings 111 (2021): 86–91 (with R. L. Oaxaca).

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