Nico Pestel

IZA and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Germany

IZA World of Labor role

Author, Topic spokesperson, Associate Editor

Expertise

Labor supply, Air pollution and human capital, Marriage markets, Political economy, Inequality, Income taxation

Country

Germany

Languages

German - Native speaker, Dutch - Native speaker, English - Non-native speaker

Media experience

Print, Digital, Television, Radio

Email

pestel@iza.org

Phone

49 2283894160

Current position

Research Associate, IZA, Germany

Positions/functions as a policy advisor

Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Federal Environment Agency, Germany

Qualifications

PhD Economics, University of Cologne, 2013

Selected publications

  • “The politicians’ wage gap: Insights from German members of parliament.” Public Choice 156:3–4 (2013): 653–676 (with A. Peichl and S. Siegloch).

  • “Does size matter? The impact of changes in household structure on income distribution in Germany.” Review of Income and Wealth 58:1 (2012): 118–141 (with A. Peichl and H. Schneider).