Professor Sieg is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and at Penn’s Population Studies Center. He has previously served on the Board of Editors at theAmerican Economic Review, and is currently on the board of the International Economic Review. He has published extensively on topics related to public finance and the economics of education and urban policy.
Abitur, Hellweg Schule, Wattenscheid, 1986; Diplom, Economics, University of Bonn, 1992; MSIA, Political Economy, Carnegie Mellon University, 1994; Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University, 1996
The J.M. Cohen Term Professor of Economics
School of Arts and Sciences
Holger Sieg, Chamna Yoon (2017). Waiting for Affordable Housing, Working Paper.
Michael Chirico, Robert Inman, Charles Loeffler, John MacDonald, Holger Sieg (2017) Procrastination and Property Tax Compliance: Evidence from a Field Experiment, Working Paper.
H. Sieg, Y. Wang (2017). The Impact of Student Debt on Education, Career, and Marriage Choices of Female Lawyers, NBER Working Paper, Working Paper.
Epple, D., Romano, R., Sarpca, S. and H. Sieg (2016). A General Equilibrium Analysis of State and Private Colleges and Access to Higher Education, U.S. Journal of Public Economics.
Cestau D., Epple D. and H. Sieg (2016). Admitting Students to Selective Education Programs: Merit, Profiling, and Affirmative Action, Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming.
Chirico, M., Inman, R., Loeffler, C., MacDonald, J. and H. Sieg (2016). An Experimental Evaluation of Notification Strategies to Increase Property Tax Compliance: Free-Riding in the City of Brotherly Love, Tax Policy and the Economy, 30, 129-161.
Brinkman J., Coen-Pirani D. and H. Sieg (2015). Firm Dynamics in an Urban Economy, International Economic Review, 56 (4), 1135-64.
Holmes, T. and H. Sieg (2015). Structural Estimation in Urban Economics, Handbook of Urban and Regional Economics, North Holland, 69-114.
Engberg, J., Epple, D., Imbrogno, J., Sieg, H. and R. Zimmer (2014). Evaluating Education Programs that have Lotteried Admission and Selective Attrition, Journal of Labor Economics, 32 (1), 27-63.
Davis, B. Engberg, J., Epple, D., J., Sieg, H. and R. Zimmer (2013). Bounding the Retention Effects of a Gifted Program Using a Modified Regression Discontinuity Design, Annals of Economics and Statistics, 111-112, 10-34.
Geyer, J. and H. Sieg (2013). Estimating a Model of Excess Demand for Public Housing, Quantitative Economics, 4(3), 483-513.
Sieg, H. and Y. Wang (2013). The Impact of Unions on Municipal Elections and Urban Fiscal Policies, Journal of Monetary Economics, 60 (5), 554-567.
Sieg, H. and J. Zhang (2012). The Importance of Managerial Capacity in Fundraising: Evidence from Land Conservation Charities, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 30 (6), 724-734.
Sieg, H. and J. Zhang (2012). The Effectiveness of Private Benefits in Fundrasing, International Economic Review, 53 (2), 349-374.
Epple, D., Romano, R. and H. Sieg (2012). The Intergenerational Conflict over the Provision of Public Education, Journal of Public Economics, 96, 3-4, 255-268.
Epple, D., Gordon, B. and H. Sieg (2010). A New Approach to Estimating the Production Function for Housing, American Economic Review, 100 (3), 905-924.