Chair of Economic Policy

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The Chair of Economic Policy analyzes effects of institutions and government intervention on incentives in markets and organizations. Based on a microeconomic perspective and methods from game theory and experimental economics, we are interested in strategic and distributional consequences of governance problems. Current research projects include studies on the economics of conflict, on taxation and redistribution, and on the provision of public goods.


About us:

We are located on Goethe University’s Campus Westend in the RuW Building on the 4th floor.


News from the Chair:

  • NEW PUBLICATION on a lab experiment investigating the role of an imbalance of power when bargaining in the shadow of conflict:

    Herbst, L., Konrad, K.A., Morath, F. "Balance of power and the propensity of conflict." Games and Economic Behavior, forthcoming.
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