Professor Petr Sedlacek

Tutor in Economics


PhD in Economics (University of Amsterdam)

Academic Background

Associate Professor (Oxford University), Assistant Professor (University of Bonn)

Undergraduate Teaching

Macroeconomics (PPE)

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, labour markets, firm heterogeneity.


The Costs of Economic Nationalism: Evidence from the Brexit Experiment, with Benjamin Born, Gernot Mueller, Moritz Schularick, The Economic Journal, 2019

Reviving American Entrepreneurship? Tax Reform and Business Dynamism, with Vincent Sterk, Journal of Monetary Economics, 2019

Creative Destruction and Uncertainty, Journal of the European Economic Association, 2019

Lost Generations of Firms and Aggregate Labor Market Dynamics, Journal of Monetary Economics, 2019

Unemployment and the Labor Share, with Sephorah Mangin, Journal of Monetary Economics, 2018

The Growth Potential of Startups over the Business Cycle, with Vincent Sterk, American Economic Review, 2017

The Aggregate Matching Function and Job Search from Employment and Out of the Labor Force, Review of Economic Dynamics, 2016

Inefficient Continuation Decisions, Job Creation Costs, and the Cost of Business Cycles, with Wouter den Haan, 2016

Match Efficiency and Firms’ Hiring Standards, Journal of Monetary Economics, 2014