Christian Siegel is a Reader in Economics at the University of Kent. He holds a Diplom from the University of Mannheim, as well as a MRes and a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research interests lie in the intersection of macroeconomics, especially economic growth, and labour economics. His work has been published in many journals such as the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, the Review of Economic Dynamics, and the International Economic Review.