Severin is a graduate student in Comparative Social Policy. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics and Social Sciences from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). Before coming to Oxford, Severin worked in applied economic policy research and Austrian social policy from various perspectives, including academics, think tanks and policy making. Most recently, he examined heterogenous inflation rates of different socio-economic groups at the Research Institute Economics of Inequality at WU. His research interests revolve around social mobility, distributional analysis and inequality, with a particular focus on consumption. Primarily, he addresses issues of European policy relevance.