Nicolas Ziebarth


Nicolas Ziebarth

Assistant Professor
106, Martha Van Rensselaer Hall
Phone: 607-255-1180 Fax: 607-255-4071
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Curriculum Vitae
Biographical Statement:

Nicolas Ziebarth is an Assistant 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. 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.


Ph.D., Economics, TU Berlin/German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), 2011
M.Sc., Economics, Berlin Institute of Technology (TU Berlin), 2006
M.Sc., Business Studies, TU Berlin, 2006
B.Sc., Economics, Humboldt University Berlin (HU Berlin), 2003
B.Sc., Business and Economics Education, HU Berlin, 2003

Courses Taught:
  • PAM 3780: Sick Around the World? Comparing Health Care Systems Around the World (Undergraduate Level)
  • PAM 5570: Health Care Organizations (Sloan MHA Program)
  • PAM 6420: Health Economics II (PhD Program)

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Selected Publications:




  • Jones, L. and N. R. Ziebarth (2015): "Successful Scientific Replication and Extension of Levitt (2008): Child Seats Are Still No Safer than Seat Belts," Journal of Applied Econometrics, forthcoming.














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Searchable Keywords:

health economics, labor economics, microeconometrics

The information on this bio page is taken from the CHE Annual Report.