Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Innsbruck Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Department of Economics
ResearchThe Refugee's Dilemma: Evidence from Jewish Outmigration in Nazi Germany
(with Thierry Mayer , Seyhun Sakalli, and Mathias Thoenig)
Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2023, Volume 138, 2 (May), pp. 1273–1345
Populist Persuasion in Electoral Campaigns: Evidence from Bryan’s Unique Whistle-Stop Tour
(with Stephanos Vlachos)
The Economic Journal, 2023, 133 (January), pp. 493-515
Climate Risk, Cooperation and the Co-Evolution of Culture and Institutions
(with Ruben Durante)
The Economic Journal, 2021, 131 (July), pp. 1947-1987 [featured]
The Slow Road from Serfdom: Labor Coercion and Long-Run Development in the Former Russian Empire
(with Steven Nafziger)
The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2021, 103(1), pp. 1-17
Growing Collectivism: Irrigation, Group Conformity and Technological Divergence
Journal of Economic Growth, 2020, 25(2), pp. 147-193
Media: Marginal Revolution / National Affairs
Law and Social Capital: Evidence from the Code Napoleon in Germany
European Economic Review, 2016, vol. 87, pp. 148-175
Essays on Culture, Institutions and Long-Term Development (dissertation summary)
Journal of Economic History, 2017, vol. 77(2)
Policy and Popular Writings
Do Local Campaign Visits by a Populist Politician Matter in Elections? BROADSTREET 2022
How asylum policies deterred Jewish migration out of Nazi Germany: A quantitative assessment. VOXeu 2021
Hoe asielbeleid de Joodse emigratie uit nazi-Duitsland frustreerde. DEMOS, September 2021
Sustainable Economics. The GESDA 2021 Science Breakthrough Radar 2021
Automation Technologies and the Future of Work: Policies for Inclusive Growth. E4S White Paper 2021
Bending the Line: Moving Towards a Circular Economy. E4S White Paper 2021
Wie wir den Weg in eine Kreislaufwirtschaft ebnen können. Neue Zürcher Zeitung, August 2021
Migration Economics, Undergraduate, University of Innsbruck, 2023.
Migration Economics, Graduate, University of Vienna, 2022.
Microeconomics for Business, Undergraduate, University of Vienna, 2021 - 2022.
Development Economics, Graduate, , University of Lausanne, 2018 & 2019.
Economic Growth, Graduate, University of Lausanne, 2016 - 2021.