Sascha O. Becker is Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, England. Previously, he held positions at Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich and at the University of Stirling, Scotland.
He studied Economics at the Universities of Bonn, Germany, and at the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique (ENSAE) in Paris, France. He obtained his Ph.D. at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence in 2001. In Spring 2000, he was a visiting scholar at the Center for Labor Economics at the University of California in Berkeley (UCB). In 2006, he spent 7 months at the University of California in San Diego (UCSD). In the academic year 2014/15, was a Visiting Professor at UC Los Angeles (UCLA).
His research has appeared in international journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics and the American Economic Review.