Dominik Sachs

Assistant Professor at European University Institute, Associate Professor of Economics at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Dominik Sachs is an economist working on public finance and optimal policy design. He obtained his PhD from the University of Konstanz and spent two years at the University of Cologne as a postdoctoral fellow. During the PhD and Postdoc time he also visited Stanford University, Yale University and the University of California, Berkeley. Afterwards he worked at the European University Institute as an assistant professor and then joined the University of Munich. He is also a CEPR research affiliate, a CESifo research affiliate and a research professor at ifo Institute. I am an associate professor of economics at the University of Munich (LMU). I study the effects of policies on individual behavior, inequality, government revenue and welfare. My goal is to provide transparent and concrete implications for optimal policy design. For this purpose, I combine theoretical, numerical and empirical methods.