Brief Bio:

I received my Ph.D. in economics from Duke University and was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute before taking up my current position as research fellow at the WZB (Markets and Choice Research Unit) and affiliate member of CESifo. This fall I will be joining the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) as an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics. My main research interests are in Applied Microeconomic Theory, Experimental Economics, Political Economy, Public Choice, Development and Behavioral Economics.

Curriculum Vitae:

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Recent Papers and Publications:

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The Value of Consensus (2017)--JOB MARKET PAPER
Joint with Yves Breitmoser. R&R at The Review of Economic Studies [LINK]

Dynamic Reform of Public Institutions (2017)
R&R at The Journal of Public Economics.

The Political Economy of Multilateral Aid Funds (2017)
Reject and Resubmit, The Journal of Development Economics. Joint with Jenny Simon.

Voting in Large Committees with Disesteem Payoffs (2017)
Games and Economic Behavior. Joint with Rune Midjord and Tomás Rodríguez Barraquer.

Social Polarization and Political Selection in Representative Democracies
Joint with Dominik Duell.

Centralized Fiscal Spending by Supranational Unions (2017)
Economica. Joint with Jenny Simon.