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Department of Economics

Political Economy

Icon Political Economy

Political Economy studies how governmental structures such as laws, customs and the economic system i.e. production and trade, impact each other.


Research questions

  • When do high incomes increase social welfare and when are they harmful to a society?
  • How do superstar firms change the ratio of labor vs. capital income?
  • What is the impact of automation and digitization on tax revenues and how should tax design adapt to these changes?