Research Interests:

Applied Microeconomic Theory, Political Economy, Behavioral Economics.

Brief Bio:

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 (Markets and Choice Research Unit). His main research interests are in Political Economy, Behavioral Economics and Social Economics. 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 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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