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Prof. Dr. Karsten Mause
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Karsten Mause is Assistant Professor of Political Economy at the University of Muenster, Germany. Before joining WWU Muenster, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bremen's research center "Transformations of the State" (SFB 597), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). He holds a Master's degree in Political Science and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Marburg. His research focuses on various subfields of Political Economy as a multidisciplinary research field and has been published in the American Journal of Economics & Sociology, Constitutional Political Economy, European Journal of Law & Economics, Journal of Socio-Economics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, and other social science journals and books.
Curriculum Vitae: CV
Personal Website: www.karsten-mause.com
RESEARCH & TEACHING AREAS
- Political Economy: The Relationship between Politics and the Economy
- Public Policy Analysis (esp. Economic Policy, Fiscal Policy, Education Policy)
- The Behavior of Politicians, Interest Groups, and Citizens
- Governance Research: Tools of Government / Forms of Governance
- Mause, K. (2019). Political Economy. In: Alain Marciano & Giovanni B. Ramello (Eds.): Encyclopedia of Law & Economics. New York: Springer, forthcoming. [PDF]
- Geys, Benny & Mause, K. (2019). Politicians. In: Alain Marciano & Giovanni B. Ramello (Eds.): Encyclopedia of Law & Economics. New York: Springer, forthcoming. [PDF]
- Mause, K. (2018). Governing the Market for Sovereign Bailouts. In: Giuseppe Eusepi & Richard E. Wagner (Eds.): Debt Default and Democracy. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 17-35.
- Mause, K. & Gröteke, Friedrich (2017). The Economic Approach to European State Aid Control: A Politico-Economic Analysis. Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 185-201.
- Geys, Benny & Mause, K. (2016). The Limits of Electoral Control: Evidence from Last-Term Politicians. Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 873-898.
- Höfer, Dennis & Mause, K. (2015). Public Events as Public Bads. Homo Oeconomicus - Journal of Behavioral and Institutional Economics, Vol. 32, No. 3/4, pp. 401-426.
- Crössmann, Katharina & Mause, K. (2015). Rail Subsidisation in the European Union: An Issue Beyond Left and Right? Comparative European Politics, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 471-492.
- Geys, Benny & Mause, K. (2014). Are Female Legislators Different? Exploring Sex Differences in German MPs' Outside Interests. Parliamentary Affairs, Vol. 67, No. 4, pp. 841-865.
- Mause, K. (2014). Self-Serving Legislators? An Analysis of the Salary-Setting Institutions of 27 EU Parliaments. Constitutional Political Economy, Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 154-176.
- Geys, Benny & Mause, K. (2013). Moonlighting Politicians: A Survey and Research Agenda. Journal of Legislative Studies, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 76-97.
Full list of Publications:
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Work in Progress:
- "What do citizens think about fiscal austerity? A cross‐country analysis". Paper to be presented at ISA 2019 Toronto, EPSA 2019 Belfast.
- "Delegation and democratic control: Can independent public agencies become too independent?" (with Klaus Heine, Erasmus University Rotterdam). Paper to be presented at PCPE 2019 Prague, ECPR 2019 Wroclaw, ICGRG 2019 Hong Kong.
- "Governing public-private partnerships: The problem of low-cost decisions". Paper to be presented at ECSPC 2019 Rome.
- "The revolving-door phenomenon: A survey" (with Andreas Polk, Berlin School of Economics and Law, HWR).
- "Has Politik als Beruf become more stressful? The (changing) workload of German MPs 1949-2017". Paper to be presented at IASGP 2019 London.
- "Self-Serving Legislators? An Analysis of the Salary-Setting Institutions of # Parliaments". Paper to be presented at "Politicians' Financial Gains" Workshop 2019 at Cardiff University's School of Law & Politics.
Summer term 2019
"Politics as a Vocation" today | Master's course
Political Economy II | "Integrative Module" of Bachelor's degree program "Politics and Economics"
Winter term 2018/2019
Political Economy of the "Political Business" | Master's course
Political Economy I | "Integrative Module" of Bachelor's degree program "Politics and Economics"