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Research Interests

  • Public Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Information Economics

Working Papers

Optimal Income Taxation with Labor Supply Responses at Two Margins: When is an Earned Income Tax Credit Optimal?, June 2018. Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Public Economics.

Political Selection and the Optimal Concentration of Political Power, with Andreas Grunewald and Gert Pönitzsch, May 2019. Accepted at Economic Theory.

Political Competition with Endogenous Party Formation and Citizen Activists, September 2017.


Work in Progress

Family Policies and Child-Related Earnings Gaps in Germany (Slides, Extended Abstract),
with Timm Bönke, Ulrich Glogowsky, Holger Lüthen and Dominik Sachs.