Research Interests:

Applied Microeconomic Theory, Political Economy, Behavioral Economics.

Brief Bio:

Justin received his Ph.D. in economics from Duke University in the fall 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 (Markets and Choice Research Unit) and an affiliate member of CESifo. His main research interests are in Political Economy, Public and Behavioral Economics.

Justin's current research focuses on supranational governance, decision-making in committees and corruption. More specifically, he studies questions such as how political institutions such as representative democracy and redistributionary spending can be achieved at the supranational level, how committee member biases affect information aggregation, and the nature of social incentives preventing corrupt behavior. Justin teaches political economy, microeconomics, game theory, and the economics of European integration.

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