Dr Jacob Seifert

LecturerJacob Seifert

Contact details

  • Tel: +44 (0)116 223 1977
  • Email: jacob.seifert@leicester.ac.uk
  • Office: Room 2.04, Heron House, Brookfield
  • Office hours: Friday 2:00pm - 4:00pm (or by appointment)

Personal details

I joined the School of Business as a Lecturer in Economics in July 2018. Before that I was a Hallsworth Research Fellow in Economics at the University of Manchester (2015-2018) and a Junior Fellow of the Royal Economic Society at the University of St Andrews (2014-2015). I received my PhD in Economics in 2014 from the University of St Andrews.


  • EC1025 Contemporary Issues in Economics, Finance and Business
  • EC2043 Game Theory

Administrative Roles

Teaching Development and Data Analytics Lead, School of Business

Student Marketing Representative for Economics


Research interests: Industrial organization, competition policy, innovation, banking regulation.


Optimal Legal Standards for Competition Policy Revisited, 2020, Economics Letters 194, 109359.

Welfare Effects of Compulsory Licensing, 2015, Journal of Regulatory Economics 48, 317-350.


Personal website: https://jacobseifert.weebly.com/

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