Thomas Siedler
Research Fellow

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Siedler Thomas Siedler is Professor in Economics, in particular Microeconometrics at the University of Hamburg. He is a core member of the Hamburg Center for Health Economics (hche) and Research Associate at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), University of Essex. Thomas received his PhD in Economics at the University of Essex (UK) in 2007. His general research interests are labour economics, health economics, family economics and intergenerational mobility.

Thomas published in the Economic Journal, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Demography, Economics Letters, Economica, Labour Economics, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, Behavior Genetics, Economics of Transition, Journal of Population Economics, Population and Development Review, Health Economics and Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in October 2005 and became a Research Fellow in May 2008.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9356  Alexandra Avdeenko
Thomas Siedler
Intergenerational Correlations of Extreme Right-Wing Party Preferences and Attitudes toward Immigration
(forthcoming in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics)
9042  Timo Hener
Helmut Rainer
Thomas Siedler
Political Socialization in Flux? Linking Family Non-Intactness during Childhood to Adult Civic Engagement
(published in: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 2016, 179 (3), 633656)
8825  Ronny Freier
Mathias Schumann
Thomas Siedler
The Earnings Returns to Graduating with Honors: Evidence from Law Graduates
(published in: Labour Economics, 2015, 34, 39-50 )
8763  Jan Marcus
Thomas Siedler
Reducing Binge Drinking? The Effect of a Ban on Late-Night Off-Premise Alcohol Sales on Alcohol-Related Hospital Stays in Germany
(published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2015, 123, 55-77)
8141  Nils Saniter
Thomas Siedler
Door Opener or Waste of Time? The Effects of Student Internships on Labor Market Outcomes
8100  Nils Saniter
Thomas Siedler
The Effects of Occupational Knowledge: Job Information Centers, Educational Choices, and Labor Market Outcomes
6996  Ingo Geishecker
Thomas Siedler
Job Loss Fears and (Extremist) Party Identification: First Evidence from Panel Data
6981  Thomas Siedler
Bettina Sonnenberg
Intergenerational Earnings Mobility and Preferences for Redistribution
4878  Helmut Rainer
Thomas Siedler
Family Location and Caregiving Patterns from an International Perspective
(revised version published in: Population and Development Review, 2012, 38 (2), 337-351)
4873  Silke Anger
Michael Kvasnicka
Thomas Siedler
One Last Puff? Public Smoking Bans and Smoking Behavior
(revised version published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2011, 30 (3), 591-601)
4398  Helena Holmlund
Helmut Rainer
Thomas Siedler
Meet the Parents? The Causal Effect of Family Size on the Geographic Distance between Adult Children and Older Parents
(revised version published as 'Meet the Parents? Family Size and the Geographic Proximity Between Adult Children and Older Mothers in Sweden' in: Demography, 2013, 50 (3), 903-931)
4392  Marco Francesconi
Stephen P. Jenkins
Thomas Siedler
The Effect of Lone Motherhood on the Smoking Behaviour of Young Adults
(published in: Health Economics, 2010, 19 (11), 1377-1384)
2573  Thomas Siedler
Schooling and Citizenship: Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Reforms
(revised version published as 'Schooling and Citizenship in a Young Democracy: Evidence from Postwar Germany' in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2010, 112 (2), 315 - 338)
2411  Thomas Siedler
Family and Politics: Does Parental Unemployment Cause Right-Wing Extremism?
(revised version published as 'Parental unemployment and young people's extreme right-wing party affinity: evidence from panel data' in: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 2011, 174 (3), 737 - 758)
2154  Helmut Rainer
Thomas Siedler
Does Democracy Foster Trust?
(published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2009, 37 (2), 251-269)
1847  John Ermisch
Marco Francesconi
Thomas Siedler
Intergenerational Economic Mobility and Assortative Mating
(published in: Economic Journal, 2006, 116 (513), 659-679)
1842  Helmut Rainer
Thomas Siedler
O Brother, Where Art Thou? The Effects of Having a Sibling on Geographic Mobility and Labor Market Outcomes
(published in: Economica, 2009, 76 (303), 528 - 556)
1837  Marco Francesconi
Stephen P. Jenkins
Thomas Siedler
Childhood Family Structure and Schooling Outcomes: Evidence for Germany
(published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2010, 23 (3), 1073-1103 )