Philipp Jäger is a researcher at the Department of Macroeconomics and Public Finance at the RWI. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Ruhr University of Bochum (2019). He studied Business and Economics (B.Sc.) in Leipzig and Maynooth (Ireland) as well as International Economics (MA) in Göttingen and Seoul. His research focuses on public economics and population economics. He has been working at the RWI since 2014.