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Nicolas Ziebarth

Associate Professor

Nicolas Ziebarth

Educational Background

Ph.D., TU Berlin/German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), 2011



Nicolas R. Ziebarth is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department for Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Berlin Institute of Technology (TU Berlin), where he graduated in 2011. 

Professor Ziebarth's research is in the field of applied health and labor economics. In particular, he analyzes the interaction of social security systems with labor markets and population health. Another focus of his work is the driving forces and implications of health-related behavior.

Since 2010, research co-authored by Dr. Ziebarth has won nine best paper awards. His PhD thesis on "Sickness Absence and Economic Incentives" was awarded the Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award 2011. 


  • Economics

Graduate Fields

  • Policy Analysis and Management
  • Public Affairs
  • Economics


  • Cornell Institute for Public Affairs


Spring 2022