Mike Seiferling


Mike is an assistant professor of public finance in the School of Public Policy at University College London (UCL) with research interests in taxation, budgeting, fiscal performance, public sector accounting and accountability, balance sheet analysis (financial linkages), and technological innovations in the public sector (cryptocurrency and democratic/collective choice mechanisms).

Mike has worked as an expert for several international organizations and private sector firms to improve financial literacy, transparency, and compliance with international standards in over sixty countries worldwide. Previously, Mike worked as an economist at the International Monetary Fund (2011-2015) , and completed his PhD from the London School of Economics in 2012.