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Sebastian Becker

Sebastian Becker

Scholarship Recipient of the

Public Economics Department

Contact

+49 30 89789 - 351

Sebastian joined the Berlin School of Economics as a PhD student in 2019. He obtained a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. Degree in Economics from the University of Bonn. During his studies, he worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Applied Microeconomics and the briq Institute on Behavior and Inequality, as well as a teaching assistant at the Institute for Finance and Statistics at the University of Bonn. In 2018 he also completed an internship in the research department of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. His master's thesis utilized a self-programmed software package to assess the evaluation of marginal returns to tertiary education within the structural framework of the Generalized Roy model in Germany.

 

His research interests predominantly include topics from the fields of micro-econometrics, labor economics and industrial organization. 

Publications

DIW Weekly Report 17/18 / 2023

Reform of Reduced Earning Capacity Pension Cuts Risk of Poverty, but Comes Late

2023| Sebastian Becker, Annica Gehlen, Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan
DIW Wochenbericht 17 / 2023

Reform der Erwerbsminderungsrente senkt Armutsrisiko, kommt aber spät

2023| Sebastian Becker, Annica Gehlen, Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan
Externe Monographien

The Effect of Pension Wealth on Employment

London: IFS, 2023, 49 S.
(IFS Working Papers ; 23/01)
| Sebastian Becker, Hermann Buslei, Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan

Lectures

Vortrag

Subjective Belief Formation and Stock Market Participation in Germany

Sebastian Becker
Regensburg, 24.09.2023 - 27.09.2023
| Growth and the 'sociale Frage': Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2023
Vortrag

Effects of Increasing Disability Benefits on Employment, Earnings, and Mortality

Sebastian Becker, Annica Gehlen, Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan
Prag, Tschechien, 21.09.2023 - 23.09.2023
| Conference of the European Association of Labour Economists: EALE 2023
Vortrag

Effects of Increasing Disability Benefits on Employment, Earnings, and Mortality

Sebastian Becker, Annica Gehlen, Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan
Barcelona, Spanien, 28.08.2023 - 01.09.2023
| 38th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association - 76th European Meeting of the Econometric Society: EEA - ESEM 2023
Vortrag

Effects of Increasing Disability Benefits on Employment, Earnings, and Mortality

Sebastian Becker, Annica Gehlen, Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan
Leiden, Niederlande, 21.06.2023 - 23.06.2023
| Netspar International Pension Workshop 2023
Poster

Effects of Increasing Disability Benefits on Employment, Earnings, and Mortality

Sebastian Becker, Annica Gehlen, Johannes Geyer, Peter Haan
Berlin, 28.04.2023
| Summer Workshop of the Berlin Network of Labor Market Research (BeNA)

Research Projects

Research Project

GETTSIM – Contributions to an Open Source Tax- and Transfers Simulator

Current Project| Public Economics
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