"I really enjoy the scientific diversity and expertise of the GESS student body. It allows us to work closely together, to present our research to each other and exchange ideas." Hannah M. Gringard, CDSS

Sebastian Camarero Garcia


Sebastian Camarero Garcia was born in Stuttgart (Germany) into a German-Spanish family. Following school, he worked for one year at the community foundation Stuttgart (Bürgerstiftung Stuttgart) as substitute for military service from 2008 to 2009. Then he obtained his bachelor degree in economics at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, in 2012. The following year, he gained professional experience working on projects in the field of banking supervision and financial market regulation by completing internships at the Deutsche Bundesbank and at Deutsche Bank (DB Research). After earning the MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE), he joined the CDSE in Fall 2014. His studies were supported by the Cusanuswerk and the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes). In general, Sebastian is interested in labor economics, economics of education, equality of opportunity and public finance (e.g. wealth/income inequality/taxation and the future of social security systems). Moreover, he is also interested in banking/financial market regulation, and the mechanisms/solutions of sovereign debt crisis. For more information, please refer to his website: http://www.sebastian-camarero.com

Fields: - Primary: Labor Economics and Public Economics/Public Finance

            - Secondary:

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Economics of Education
  • (In)Equality of Opportunity
  • Applied Macroeconomics (Inequality, Financial/Banking Regulation, Monetary/Fiscal Policy)



ifo-Institute Munich (invited seminar), University of Mannheim (Public, Macro Seminar), ESPE (Bath, UK), IIPF (Glasgow, UK), EALE (Uppsala, SWE), NTA (Tampa, FL, USA)

13th Winter School on Inequality and Collective Welfare Theory "The Different Dimensions of Inequality" (Alba di Canazei, IT), CEP Labour Workshop (CEP and LSE Economics Department, UK), ENTER Jamboree (Toulouse School of Economics),  Student Work In Progress Seminar (UCL, UK), Spring Meeting of Young Economists (Palma, ESP), IARIW Conference (Copenhagen, DK), Verein für Socialpolitik (Freiburg, GER), EALE (Lyon, FR), Equal Chances (World Bank Conference, Bari, IT), University of Mannheim (Public Economics, Macro Seminar)

12th Winter School on Inequality and Collective Welfare Theory (Alba di Canazei, IT), ENTER Jamboree (UCL, UK), CEPR Symposium (ZEW Mannheim), ECINEQ Conference (CUNY, US), University of Mannheim (Public Economics, Macro Seminar)

IIPF Doctoral Summer School on Social Insurance Systems (L. Pistaferri & J. Zweimüller) and TAPES Conference (Mannheim, GER), ZEW Summer School on Structural Modeling (C. Flinn/ J.-M. Robin/ J. Adda), University of Mannheim (Public Economics Seminar)


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