Nicolas Ziebarth is an Assistant Professor in the Department for Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. Before coming to Cornell, Professor Ziebarth worked as a research associate at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). He holds a PhD in Economics from the Berlin Institute of Technology (TU Berlin), where he graduated in 2011. Dr. Ziebarth's PhD thesis deals with "Sickness Absence and Economic Incentives." It has been awarded the Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award 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.