Ph.D. Alexander Fink  

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Institute for Economic Policy
University of Leipzig
Grimmaische Straße 12
D-04109 Leipzig

Email: alexander.fink(at)uni-leipzig.de
Website: www.alexander-fink.com
Phone: +49 (0) 341-9733564
Fax:     +49 (0) 341-9733569

Room: 242
Office hours: by appointment


Publications


Journal Articles
 

Kidnap Insurance and its Impact on Kidnapping Outcomes (with Mark Pingle). Public Choice, forthcoming.

Free Banking as an Evolving System: the Case of Switzerland Reconsidered. The Review of Austrian Economics, forthcoming. [Download] Winner, 2011 Atlas Sound Money Essay Contest.

Political Entrepreneurship and the Formation of Special Districts (with Richard E. Wagner). European Journal of Law and Economics, 35(3) 2013: 427-439. [Download]

The Impact of Nobel Prize Winners in Economics: Mainline vs. Mainstream (with Peter J. Boettke and Daniel J. Smith). The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 71(5) 2012: 1219-1249. [Download]

The Effects of Party Campaign Spending under Proportional Representation: Evidence from Germany. European Journal of Political Economy, 28(4) 2012: 574-592. [Download]

The Hanseatic League and the Concept of Functional Overlapping Competing Jurisdictions. Kyklos, 65(2) 2012: 194-217. [Download]

Bandit Heroes: Mythical, Social, or Rational? (with Nicholas A. Curott). The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 72(2) 2012: 470-497.[Download]

Norms in Sports Contests: The Tour de France (with Daniel J. Smith). Journal of Sport Management, 26(1) 2012: 43-52. [Download]

Institutionalized Bailouts and Fiscal Policy: Consequences of Soft Budget Constraints (with Thomas Stratmann). Kyklos, 64(3) 2011: 366-395. [Download]

Under What Conditions May Social Contracts Arise? Evidence from the Hanseatic League. Constitutional Political Economy, 22(2) 2011: 173-190. [Download]

Comments and Shorter Papers

"Governance Without a State? Policies and Politics in areas of Limited Statehood meets Positive Political Economy of Anarchy: A Review Essay." The Review of Austrian Economics, forthcoming. [Download]

Institutions First (with Peter J. Boettke). Journal of Institutional Economics, 7(4) 2011: 499-504. [Download]

Book Chapters

Agent Type, Social Contract, and Constitutional Mythologies (with Peter J. Boettke). In: Alain Marciano (ed.) Constitutional Mythologies. New York: Springer, 2011: 25-37.

Working Papers

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Fields of Interest

  • Political Economy
  • Institutional Economics
  • Law and Economics
  • Economic History

Curriculum Vitae

Current Position
Since 11/11Assistant Professor, Institute for Economic Policy, University of Leipzig

Past Employment

06/11 - 10/11Postdoc, Max-Planck-Institute of Economics, Evolutionary Economics Group, Jena, Germany

Education

05/11

Ph.D. in Economics, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, United States

03/07

M.A. in Economics, Universitiy of Hamburg Germany

Fall 2006

Visiting Fellow, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, United States

Fall 2005

Visiting Student, University Sorbonne-Panthéon Paris I, France

10/04M.A. in Business Administration, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
03/04Visiting Student, Claremont Graduate University, CA, United States
10/03Visiting Student, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
03/2001B.A. in Business Administration, March 2001, University of Lüneburg, Germany

Other Experience

01/11 - 05/11
01/10 - 05/10 01/09 - 05/09

Teaching assistant with Dr. Thomas Stratmann, Econometrics I
(graduate), George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, United States
08/09 - 05/10Research assistant with Dr. Richard Wagner, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, United States
08/08 - 05/09Research assistant with Dr. Peter Boettke, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, United States
05/08 - 06/08Teaching assistant with Dr. Thomas Stratmann, “Intermediate
Microeconomics” (undergraduate), George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, United States
08/07 - 05/08Research assistant with Dr. Thomas Stratmann, George Mason
University, Fairfax, VA, United States
03/07 - 08/07Project collaborator with CatCap GmbH, Hamburg, Germany:
Corporate Finance Consulting
03/07 - 07/07Teaching assistant with Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Allgoewer, “Economic
History and History of Economic Thought” (undergraduate), University of Hamburg, Germany

letzte Änderung: 20.08.2014