Applied Microeconomic Theory, Political Economy.
Justin received his Ph.D. in economics in the summer of 2011 and was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute for the academic year 2011/2012. He is currently a research fellow at the WZB (Market and Politics Research Unit). His main research interests are Political Economy and Applied Economic Theory. His dissertation work examines how electoral candidates are influenced by considerations of voter turnout when choosing their political platforms.
Justin's current research focuses on supranational governance, decision-making in committees and corruption. More specifically, he studies how political institutions such as representative democracy and redistributionary spending can be achieved at the supranational level and how committee member biases affect information aggregation. Justin teaches political economy, microeconomics, game theory, and the economics of European integration.
Market and Choice Research Unit
D-10785 Berlin (Germany)